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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Synthroid oral.

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Condition: Underactive Thyroid
4/8/2008 12:57:32 PM

Reviewer: donna, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm not having any problems with this med, but I wanted to start taking hoodia and I was worried about it interacting together.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
4/9/2008 12:12:06 AM

Reviewer: aunt pams puppies, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
lately my heart has been raceing,I was wondering if that could be a side effect of the drug

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
4/7/2008 7:59:59 PM

Reviewer: Shelley, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am currently on 125 mcg of levothyroxine (Synthroid) a day. I received a voicemail from my doctor telling me to reduce the dosage to 100mcg, but he didn't say why. What would some reasons for this be? I have been on Synthroid for over ten years @ 75mcg. This new doctor increased the dosage to 100 and then 125 approx. 6 months ago. His office is closed now, and I really would like to ha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
3/31/2008 12:59:06 PM

Reviewer: ***, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started with 50mcg in October and was re-tested in Feb. and bumped up to 75mcg. The Dr. said it takes about 6 weeks for your body to get accustomed to the med. It does get better after time. Short waves of nervousness/anxiety, but I know that will pass and I'm scheduled to be re-tested next week. :)

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
3/27/2008 8:54:26 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been on Synthroid (75MCG) for a week and I feel like I am going crazy! Anxiety is horrible...Heart feels like it's going a mile a minute...feel like I could pass out at times...feels like I am on speed...not good. I am having this dosage changed a.s.a.p and so far my impression of this drug is not a good one. I hope it gets better once the dosage gets changed because I can't im ... Show Full Comment

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