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 43,770 Levothyroxine 13,439 Cytomel 7,574
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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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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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on Levoxyl and I was having headaches on a daily basis....
" ...and Synthroid. I was on Levoxyl and I was having headaches on a daily basis. My Dr switched me to Synthroid, no headaches but... "

and levoxyl and have problems with both. Synthroid...
" ...Naturthroid. I have been on synthroid and levoxyl and have problems with both. Synthroid works better but I have noticed some pretty severe joint and muscle pain problems. I researched... "

sure. When I switched from Levoxyl to Synthroid, I noticed...
" ...is my thyroid. I take Synthroid, and numerous doctors have said it's better than the generic. ...sure. When I switched from Levoxyl to Synthroid, I noticed my palpitations were less frequent.... "

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if i don't feel well soon i'm switching back to levoxyl...
" ...5.9. so now im on 75mcg of synthroid and thyroid is normal. i have also ...tsh was normal. i'm going to stick with the synthroid a little longer if i don't feel well soon i'm switching back to... "

to Synthroid and changed to Levoxyl. My Estrogen is...
" ...she reduced the synthroid and added T3 and I started to feel better except my stomach. Then I got tired again. then I figured out I was allergic to Synthroid and changed to Levoxyl. My Estrogen is... "

and I felt worse than I did when I went in there. He...
" ...I started on Levoxyl and I felt worse than I did when I went in there. He changed my meds to synthroid and it made a difference for now. It just has been hard losing the weight. I have heard... "

me to Levoxyl being that it absorbs better and supposedly...
" ...my hair on Synthroid and I wasn't responding well physically. My dr decided to switch me to Levoxyl being that it absorbs better and supposedly more bio-available. I've been on Levoxyl... "

her. Upon switching to Levoxyl she had big improvement in...
" ...I also was on Synthroid in the beginning and switched to Levoxyl. My dr ...high dose of Synthroid and it wasn't working well for her. Upon switching to Levoxyl she had big improvement in the wa... "

(new insurance) and 4 months later the hypo symptoms...
" ...Synthroid for 5 years, did very well, but i switched to Levoxyl (new insurance) and 4 months later the hypo symptoms were ...So i am back on Synthroid, (will pay for it my self) , in my case,... "

Levoxyl for 8 years and suddenly my symptoms returned, but...
" ...I was on Levoxyl for 8 years and suddenly my symptoms returned, but the blood tests revealed the Levoxyl in my system, so my Dr. switched me to Synthroid and all the symptoms went away. For some... "

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