Hypothyroidism

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Hypothyroidism (pronounced ) is a condition in which the thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone. (a deficiency of thyroid ...
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Synthroid 43,806 Levothyroxine 13,450 Cytomel 7,581
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Levothyroxine
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Tirosint
Other name: Synthroid (Synthroid)
Other name: Synthroid (Synthroid)
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Levothyroxine, also L-thyroxine, synthetic thyroxine, or 3,5,3',5'-tetraiodo-L-thyronine, is a synthetic form of thyroxine (thyroid hormone), used as a hormone replacement for patients with thyroid problems. The natural hormone is chem...
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Levothyroxine, also L-thyroxine, synthetic thyroxine, or 3,5,3',5'-tetraiodo-L-thyronine, is a synthetic form of thyroxine (thyroid hormone), used as a hormone replacement for patients with thyroid problems. The natural hormone is chem...
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and tension brought on by the Tirosint reaction. It...
" ...stopped Tirosint!  And thankful I did!  Those ...method.  I have to take a levothyroxine pill.  I also took ...to reduce the anxiety and tension brought on by the Tirosint reaction.  It helpe... "

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Tirosint but switched to Levothyroxine because of the cost....
" I was on Tirosint but switched to Levothyroxine because of the cost. I haven't noticed any difference in the meds. My only complaint is... "

Once I was switched from levothyroxine to Tirosint it was...
" ...take. Once I was switched to HCT I noticed a reduction in symptoms. Once I was switched from levothyroxine to Tirosint it was even better. I still have some bouts with MC but that is usually due to... "

have never had any side effects from Levothyroxine. I am...
" ...research I've done, Levothyroxine was pulled ...and have never had any side effects from Levothyroxine. I am now on Tirosint, 137 mcg. It is much more expensive than Levothyroxine. I believe... "

is working great, called (Tirosint). They finally...
" ...too had problems with synthroid and levothyroxine, My endo put me on a newer one that is working great, called (Tirosint). They finally cameup with ...I also itched on synthroid and ... "

new Endo took me off that for Tirosint. My concern now...
" ...about my allergic reactions to Levothyroxine, Synthroid and Armour. ...was not allergic to. NP Thyroid was the best allergy-wise, but then the new Endo took me off that for Tirosint. My conce... "

have had no side effects from Levothyroxine. If I could,...
" ...kremesko! That's great to hear you have had no side effects from Levothyroxine. If I could, I would absolutely start with a ...my doctor has me taking Tirosint which is a gelcap. She... "

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thereafter she switched me to 25mcg Tirosint but I don't...
" ...willing to prescribe 25mcg of Levothyroxine which immediately caused serious heart arythmia and diarrhea. However, after her own ...and shortly thereafter she switched me to 25mcg Tirosint but I... "

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gluten. So I went to 25mcg of Tirosint Cap 7. Then, after...
" before surgery -I started on 25mcg of levothyroxine and was allergic to all of them ...and gluten. So I went to 25mcg of Tirosint Cap 7. Then, after surgery ...with lunch. I take vitamin D 2K an... "

notes...... I switched from levothyroxine to Tirosint last...
" ...Tirosint last year and I was amazed the effect it had on my bm's. In retrospect, I believe there was a filler in the Levo that I was sensitive to and after around 8 years of being on that drug at b... "

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