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Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/27/2014 1:59:54 PM

Reviewer: Muffins mama, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Ihave been on Synthroid generic for about 2 yrs and now I am starting to see a change in my health. My hair is falling out by the handfull, I am exhausted most of the time,and seem to be depressed, and skin is very dry, and even though I exercise and watch my diet I am still gaining wt.Going to see dr and hope to change to Armour.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/21/2014 4:11:33 PM

Reviewer: Buggy62, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I lost 60lbs. via diet and exercise and went from morbidly obese to the upper range of normal weight. My doctor was not satisfied until she found something wrong with me by testing for anemia, thyroid, etc. Once I began Synthroid, I began gaining weight until I had re-gained 65+lbs. Only then did I learn soy products, almonds, green leafy vegetables all mimic signs of hypothyroidism and interac ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/14/2014 2:39:28 AM

Reviewer: peachesncrm, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am 20 an was diagnosed with hypothyroidism when I was 7 years old. I have been taking synthroid and other generic forms of the medication since then. I am tired all the time, even if I exercise I gain weight, and I have dry mouth. So over all I'm not happy with it. My doctors have changed the dosage and brands but I still do not see or feel a change.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/11/2014 10:08:30 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/11/2014 12:02:13 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started this med in my 20's. It has been a long road. I tried generic form and it messed up my levels very bad. It took me over 1 year to get my levels regular and feel somewhat alive again. I am now up to 225 micrograms daily and I feel like I have brain fog, my hair is dry, breaking and falling out and now I have a rash on my legs and arms. I just found out on this site that my birth c ... Show Full Comment

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