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    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    4/25/2016 12:42:00 PM

    Reviewer: AGT87, 25-34 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I started the generic version of synthroid in July 2011, bec. of an underactive thyroid. B4 starting I had weak nails, hairloss, I was soooo tired, slept alot and did not feel rested after waking up, couldn't focus and was very forgetful, my period was very irregular, etc. After I started on the generic brand, I saw some improvement, but I started having panic attacks and anxiety. I had hair l ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    4/22/2016 12:01:23 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Been put on for 30 days. Have headaches everyday. Won't be using this again - the problems caused by the drug are bigger than the low thyroid problem.

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    3/3/2016 6:29:54 PM

    Reviewer: Sky, 13-18 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Started this treatment when I was about 12, i'm currently 16. The only good difference from taking this pill was that it helped me achieved a healthier weight. But, that doesnt justify the fact that since taking this pill I'm constantly tired, have major anxiety, and always in a state of nervousness, which is not something i experienced before this. Also, it has caused me to have an irregu ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    2/11/2016 10:44:07 AM

    Reviewer: Jess, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    It works for me with no side effects. I started taking the generic Levothyroxine but switched bc it made me tired. Synthroid has improved my energy, hair growth in scalp and eyelashes, easier for me to lose weight/tone and reduced my mental fog. Definitely prefer Synthroid than generic because better results.

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    2/1/2016 10:26:59 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    this can't be the answer to an underactive gland... sorry Fail

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