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  1. link Evelyn50
    VERY ILL - Started Lisinopril 1 month ago !!
    OK, I just figured out it's the Lisinopril making me ill - I was put on Lisinopril about a month ago for high B/P , Started having severe headaches an - 93% more...
    Evelyn50- over a year ago - 12 Replies - in Lisinopril
  2. link Glynisrose
    I took it for 3 days and thats all I could stand, the headaches were unbelievable!!
    Glynisrose- over a year ago
  3. link A55magic
    Why can't I take this drug???
    Diagnosed with hypo, doc gave me .050 synthroid but I got horrible headaches, shaky, shortness of breath, chest pain, couldn't sleep...........doc red - 72% more...
    A55magic- over a year ago - 8 Replies - in Synthroid
  4. link Glynisrose
    First off, blood tests are a waste of time, if the lab finds your TSH is OK then they don't do any more tests! You should always go with your SYMPTOMS - 80% more...
    Glynisrose- over a year ago
  5. link Glynisrose
    The write up
    The write up here for synthroid is laughable! Really, does anyone read this rubbish? Once you are taking any form of thyroxine you are on it for life, - 79% more...
    Glynisrose- over a year ago - in Synthroid
  6. link Magicmich17
    Synthroid toprol xl, medication level, thyroid storm, aching joints, severe anxiety
    I have been on synthroid for 30+ years. It has steadily been increased throughout the years. Last April 2007 I ran out of medication and was going thr - 93% more...
    Magicmich17- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Synthroid
  7. link Glynisrose
    No no no no no!! NO beta blockers, they stop you metabolising thyroxine!!!!
    Glynisrose- over a year ago
  8. link Bevs1
    edema side effect
    Can generic levothyroxine cause edema. I switched from Levoxyl to generic and have edema in arms and legs.
    Bevs1- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levothyroxine Sodium
  9. link Glynisrose
    All synthetic thyroxine causes this effect. Ask your doctor to prescribe either synthetic T3 (Cytomel / Liothyronine) or natural dessicated thyroxine - 13% more...
    Glynisrose- over a year ago
  10. link Glynisrose

    You should always take Levo at bedtime, no food or drink within an hour (before or after) don't know how much you are taking but your symptoms sound l - 18% more...
    Glynisrose- over a year ago - in Levothyroxine Sodium
  11. link Lynnieb
    Levothyroxine Sodium
    I've been taking a low dose for about 6 weeks now. I'm still tired a lot, which I attribute to the intense dreaming that has filled my nights since I - 42% more...
    Lynnieb- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levothyroxine Sodium
  12. link Glynisrose
    These symptoms are typical and generally indicate that you are not taking enough medication.
    Glynisrose- over a year ago
  13. link Elmago26
    No Improvement
    I have graves disease (hyperthyroidism), and I went Hypo. after the Radioactive Iodine procedure. Now i am taking 125 mcg of Levothyroxine, and it has - 68% more...
    Elmago26- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Levothyroxine Sodium
  14. link Glynisrose
    Seek out an endocrinologist / GP willing to try you on a synthetic T3 supplement or natural thyroxine. It sounds like similarly to me, you are not con - 32% more...
    Glynisrose- over a year ago
  15. link Mcupryk1
    Higher blood alcohol concentration with Levothyroxine
    I was wondering if it is possible that when taking Levothyroxine on a daily basis and drinking 4-5 drinks, if the blood alcohol would be higher in con - 20% more...
    Mcupryk1- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Levothyroxine Sodium
  16. link Glynisrose
    This sounds very plausible. I stopped drinking altogether about 8 years ago because I was getting a hongover from small amounts of alcohol, plus the h - 20% more...
    Glynisrose- over a year ago
  17. link Scout2603
    Synthroid total thyroidectomy, jaw clenching, allergy, chemicals, tongue
    Hi there I had a total thyroidectomy on April 14th and started synthroid 125 mg daily basically since a week after. I felt great for a few weeks then - 75% more...
    Scout2603- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Synthroid
  18. link Glynisrose
    This is a symptom of underactive thyroid, possibly not enough meds or not the right kind of meds. Levothyroxine damages the cell walls so that water c - 59% more...
    Glynisrose- over a year ago
  19. link Cjs0607
    Levothyroxine Sodium mirena coil, severe depression, mood swings, levothyroxine, panic attacks
    I have been taking levothyroxine for about 10 years now, i have had the following symptoms with them, weight gain, hair loss, mood swings etc, but i c - 73% more...
    Cjs0607- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levothyroxine Sodium
  20. link Glynisrose
    Ask your doctor for a 3 month trial of synthetic T3 (Cytomel / Liothyronine) alongside your Levothyroxine if this doesn't work try and find an endocri - 43% more...
    Glynisrose- over a year ago
  21. link Ktownrealtor67
    my TSH level is 0.27. I still have my thyroid gland.
    Am i taking too much levothyroxine medicine?
    Ktownrealtor67- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Levothyroxine Sodium
  22. link Glynisrose
    If you are underactive then your thyroid is not working regardless of whether you still have one!! It is quite common I have found for hypo sufferers - 44% more...
    Glynisrose- over a year ago
  23. link Wmartin
    simvastatin and levothyroxine
    I am taking both of these and the statin appears to be negating the thyroxine is this possible?
    Wmartin- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  24. link Glynisrose
    You should not be taking statins if you are on thyroxine of any kind. Generally the reason why cholesterol is raised is because your thyroid isn't wor - 58% more...
    Glynisrose- over a year ago