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Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Levothyroxine, also L-thyroxine, synthetic thyroxine, or 3,5,3',5'-tetraiodo-L-thyronine, is a synthetic form of th...
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Does Levothyroxine cause Diarrhea ?

Diarrhea is a known side effect of Levothyroxine
#30 in Levothyroxine discussions - 202 posts discuss Diarrhea with Levothyroxine. Diarrhea is #30 concern in Levothyroxine discussions.
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Can levothyroxine cause diarrhea
I have been taking levothyroxine 50 mcg for about 4 yrs but my doctor increased my dosage to 75mcg it gave me diarrhea on and off for two months and then it stopped now he got me on 88 mcg and that's also giving me diarrhea is this normal because when I was on 50 mcg I never got diarrhea
April 15, 2014
All the brands..the 50mcg pilsl are the "purist" version of the levothyroxin medicine.
Muffin
April 15, 2014
The reason you didn't get diarrhea with the 50 mcg table is because it doesn't have a lot of fillers and other stuff like sugar free sweeteners ,which by the way, can does cause diarrhea.
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February 17, 2014
levothyroxine has mannitol in it which is a type of sugar free sweeter. I have the same reaction to it and am switching to another brand.

" ...Levothyroxine.. I had to stop taking it about three days ago. I'm waiting for my endocrinologist to put me on Armor instead. Did anyone stop taking there med... "

" ...chills. Stopped taking levothyroxine, started plexus slim. Causes for symptoms? My husband has been experiencing diarrhea for the past ...He abruptly stopped taking his levothyroxine on the... "

" ...DID it!!! I was soooo tired. I could hardly stay awake. Feel very weak too. Went ...now hypo. Started 50mg of levothyroxine. Today I have diarrhea really bad.... "

" ...but it gives me diarrhea So I started taking levothyroxine and it has improved my condition (which were neurological symptoms) 99%. However I have started lately to get diarrhea and am pretty... "

" ...I am taking Levothyroxine. Have dry skin, nails in bad shape, occasional diarrhea and possible irregular... "

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" ...and have had a touch of diarrhea since, beginning about 8 hours after starting it. Today was the worse. I called the dr and... "

" ...started taking levothyroxine yesterday. Today I ate my breakfast an hour after taking the medicine. About 20 minutes after eating I had dizziness, abdominal cramps, nausea and diarrhea. Is this... "

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" ...have been taking citalopram for 3 yrs ...with underacting thyroid started lowest dose of levothyroxine....got so sick shaking, diarhea, joint pain vomiting racing heart and panic attacks... "

" ...and going wildly hyper the treatment was stopped until I went slightly hypo. I began on just 25 micrograms a week ago. Already while still hypo the side effects of insomnia, diarrhoea and... "

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