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Synthroid Side Effects

Background Information for Synthroid Synthroid is typically used as a hormone replacement therapy for a hormone normally produced by the thyroid to control your body’s energy and metabolism. Hypothyroidism occurs when you have an underactive thyroid. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved levothyroxine sodium for treatment of hypothyroidism. Some familiar brand names for ...

My Opinion of Synthroid’s Purported Side Effects

For many patients suffering with thyroid conditions, Synthroid is a lifesaver. One tiny pill can take away the fatigue, depression, constipation, cold intolerance and the host of other symptoms associated with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. But what symptoms should a patient be aware of when starting to take Synthroid? If you have been prescribed Synthroid, ...

Medical Emergency: Thyroid Storm

Thyroid storm is also known as thyrotoxic crisis-a condition that can occur in patients with an over-active thyroid. Thyroid storm is not common, but when it does occur, a thyroid storm is a medical emergency. To understand thyroid storm, it is best to understand a little about hyperthyroidism, in general. Hyperthyroidism is characterized by the ...

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Synthroid Side Effects

I first learned of this particular medication when my daughter was about 11 days old. Almost 14 years ago now. You may be wondering how it is that I learned of that medication at that time. So I will answer that question first. My daughter was born without a thyroid. Not too long ago babies ...

Is Your Thyroid Raising Your Cholesterol Levels?

You follow a low-fat, high fiber diet. You get plenty of exercise and rest. Yet you feel sluggish, and your doctor tells you your cholesterol level is too high, and he wants you to take medication. Before dosing your body with statins, a popular drug treatment for high cholesterol, ask your doctor to test for ...

Side Effects of Synthroid

Synthroid is a synthetic thyroid medication. Taken for many reasons but only prescribed by someone in the medical profession. As with any medication there is a risk of side effects with synthroid. Side effects of synthroid can range from mild to severe. Most people do not have any side effect from using this drug. The ...