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Oroxine

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Other Names: Synthroid   Levothyroxine

Synthroid

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Other Names: Levothyroxine   Levoxyl   Levothroid   Unithroid   Eltroxin
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By by sa
May 21, 2014
by sa wrote
Synthroid
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Yes! I forgot to take my synthroid yesterday and the excruciating pain in my feet that II have had for months was gone. As soon as I took Synthroid it was back.
Samantha  |  August 25, 2014
OMG, yes! I'm in excruciating pain. I've forgotten to take my meds a couple of days and my feet feel better so I googled synthroid and foot pain and came upon your post.
Esperanza  |  July 5, 2014
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By skm
January 30, 2014
skm wrote
Synthroid -- the drug from hell!
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I was on synthroid for over 25 years after being diagnosed with thyroid cancer and felt terrible! Thin hair, headaches, weight gain. My doctor just couldn't get the dosage right no matter what he did. I told him "If I had known I was going to feel like this the rest of my life, I would have chosen death from the cancer" and changed doctors. I have been on tirosint for 6 months now. My metabolism is coming back, my hair is thick and shiny, headaches are gone, no muscle cramps. Synthroid is
sparklystar  |  March 27, 2014
I am so glad that I went to this site!!! I had been on Synthroid before; but I found out that it contained Sulfites as a preservative and I've been allergic to them for years!!! My 'new Endo' placed me on Levoxyl in 2011 and I was so much better until it was pulled for a very lame reason in the Spring of 2013.
I went to the Levoxyl website and it returned to the formularies in early March 2014!!!
I realized that my pharmacy had switched back to the Synthroid generic last Fall 2013 and the Ede
NANAJanie  |  March 25, 2014
I so agree with you . I was on levoxyl since 1981 and was perfectly fine. I was put on synthroid when they pulled levoxyl off the market. My hair has thinned over the last several months and itches. I hate synthroid. I hope you are right about the return of levoxyl. Good luck .
Teacher139  |  February 5, 2014
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By brooke
January 18, 2014
brooke wrote
thyroid and suboxone
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Sub will make you shprt of breathe but the doctor says there are a lot of meds you CANNOT take while taking sub because it can make you stop breathing
August 4, 2014
Nice that it cut off all my post. Long story short, all I said was consult your Sub doctor and let him know your concerns, he may lower your dosage or spread your dose throughout the day in smaller bits, or discontinue use if it is really affecting you that badly to where it is worrying you, and it obviously is because you came online and wrote about it. It happens in your sleep as well, and sometimes worse than when you are awake, keep that in mind, Good luck.
Krave  |  July 11, 2014
A side affect of Suboxone is breathing problems. I have been taking Sub for about a year and a half now and just within the past 4 to 6 months started having difficulty breathing. It was probably a coincidence that you started your other medication at the same time as having the breathing problems. I wouldn't call it a "drowning" feeling as much as just wheezing and I feel there is a blockage in my throat. When I breath in you can hear the wheeze (not crackly just obstructed). I just make sure
Krave  |  July 11, 2014
I feel like I am drowning at night when I finally lay down. Stuffy nose, thinning hair, and mood swings are symptoms I suffer from since I take synthroid. I think I would rather just suffer from my hypothyroidism!
Tanya  |  June 22, 2014
It's the suboxone, it took a while to hit me too but I know I hold my breath (unknowingly) because of it.
Dez  |  May 1, 2014
OMG I can relate to you so well. It's really scary when I get the shortness of my breath. I feel like I'm drowning or like I need to get more air. I'm also having muscle jerks constrantly but they do not hurt just feel strange. My body feels like it's numb or asleep. If I sit very still my neck jerks . I also have hypothyroid and now moderate arthritis in my neck. I'd love to hear back from you or anyone who can relate. Larsy1566
Larsy1566  |  February 9, 2014
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By dottiebroon
November 1, 2013
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By raymond A
October 5, 2013
raymond A wrote
suicide and syntroid
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as her friend, should remind her that it is the meds giving her these thoughts, and she should overcome them on her own simply by knowing it is just the medication. It is all just a big mind trick.
Krave  |  July 11, 2014
She should recognize it is the medication giving her these thoughts thus when the feeling comes to want to kill herself, she should know it is from the meds. Tell her to overcome these thoughts simply because it is the meds doing it. If there is so much positive about the meds, and this one negative thing, it is better she stays on it and grows mentally strong enough and capable of overcoming these thoughts on her own. When she starts thinking this, tell her to call you, and then you, as her fr
Krave  |  July 11, 2014
I'm assuming this is similar to the explanation of why anti-depressants can actually increase the desire for suicide. A lot of experts say that this is because anti-depressants give people with depression the energy to actually kill themselves that they lacked with their untreated depression. Since Synthyroid increases the metabolism, it increases energy. I'd assume this could be why.
June 10, 2014
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By Liz
August 23, 2013
Liz wrote
Synthroid
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By Jackie
August 17, 2013
Jackie wrote
Synthroid VS AFIB
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By stacmac
August 12, 2013
stacmac wrote
Can Synthroid cause Rosacia?
Hi, you've probably already figured this out by now, but I'll go ahead and reply anyway just in case. I don't know about Rosacea. but Synthroid contains both acacia and lactose, two things that you could possibly be allergic to, hence the skin problems. If you can afford it, schedule for an allergen test, but if you can't afford it, talk to your doc about switching to a thyroid med that doesn't contain either of those ingredients. Best of luck to you.
Anon  |  September 4, 2014
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What patients are saying about Oroxine vs. Synthroid

24 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Quote: My mom's been on synthroid for years and years....
...synthroid for years and years. She hasn't heard of oroxine. That's great that it...
Helen...lol I started on 100mcgs of Oroxine ( think it...
...Synthroid ) straight after my TT and at 9 days post op my TSH was 6.7 (.3-5.0). Didn't have any problems with the med, still felt the same as before the op when my TSH was 1.00. It is now 7 weeks s...
I am now taking the 100mcgs Oroxine (same as Synthroid I...
...I hope it will last. I am now taking the 100mcgs Oroxine (same as Synthroid I think) I'll have to look up and see ...the board. Because you had cancer I presume that your...
If you were taking more Synthroid than 150 mcg (.15...
Oroxine is a brand of levothryoxine ...dosage. How much Synthroid were you taking? If you were taking more Synthroid than 150 mcg ...more of the Oroxine. Also, you n...
only just started on Oroxine so have not taken any diet...
I have only just started on Oroxine so have not taken any diet pills but two ...It does send your heart rate up so wonder with the synthroid drugs if this would really exacerbate that side...
   I am on 100 mcgs of Oroxine..which is a generic...
...way. I had a HUGE allergic reaction to a ...not fun! I try to do things that won't trigger the depression , not ...   I am on 100 mcgs of Oroxine..which is a generic thyroxine. It's like...
on Synthroid 25 but have worked myself up to Levoxyl...
...Synthroid 25 but have worked myself up to Levoxyl 88. The dosage depends on your labs and your symptoms. Sorry I guess I was mislead by my first doc who told me you're labs not that bad and you ...
the reason I can't tolerate Oroxine is due to extremely...
...My doctor says the reason I can't tolerate Oroxine is due ... Synthroid until ... Is it possible to get some sort of treatment to just shut the thyroid down completely? As in Graves dis...
cut...lol I am on 125mcgs of Oroxine (I live in Australia)...
...my throat cut...lol I am on 125mcgs of Oroxine (I live in Australia) Basically it is the same as Synthroid. Surgeon put me on 100mcgs ...slowly (12.5mcgs) otherwise I got diarrhea. Compared to...
- 6.0) I am on Oroxine which is Thyroxine Sodium,...
...is that I have had diarrhea and pain under my ...3.8 (2.6 - 6.0) I am on Oroxine which is Thyroxine Sodium, am I right in thinking it would be the same as Synthroid? Doc is away for a...
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