92 patient evaluations for Levothyroxine

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Sep 10, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hashimoto's thyroiditis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mcg (0.1 mg) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 1, 2014 (Started Nov 29, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: It only seemed to delay the return of all of my worst hyporthyroid symptoms. It did not help me. My symptoms all return after a few weeks taking this: slow metabolism, sensitivity to cold, aches & pains, sensitivity to stimuli, lethargy...

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Jul 1, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Jittery feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mcg (0.05 mg) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Mar 24, 2014 (Started Mar 23, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Hair loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mcg (0.05 mg) Daily
Advice & Tips: I do not think this medicine is helping at all. My hair is still falling out even though the information says its only temporary. I have been taking it for at least 5 years. I also have a quivering internal feeling all the time and have trouble sleeping
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Oct 12, 2013 (Started Mar 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hashimoto's thyroiditis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 137 mcg (0.137 mg) Daily
Advice & Tips: Increased dosage from 125 to 137.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 4, 2011 (Started Mar 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Hashimoto's thyroiditis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 137 mcg (0.137 mg) Daily
Advice & Tips: Make sure to keep on top of your TSH readings but more importantly your subjective feelings (fatigue level, bowels, skin, heart palpitations, etc). I have been extremely hypothyroid and then went hyperthyroid. Now just trying to balance it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 28, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mcg (0.05 mg) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Apr 20, 2013 (Started Feb 10, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hashimoto's thyroiditis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mcg (0.05 mg) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Mar 4, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mcg (0.075 mg) Daily

Jul 7, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mcg (0.075 mg) Daily

Jan 1, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mcg (0.075 mg) Daily

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Jan 24, 2013 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mcg (0.1 mg) Daily
Side effects: Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea

Jun 10, 2012 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mcg (0.1 mg) Daily
Advice & Tips: i have lost 3 stone in weight in the last year. and 3 lb in the last 2 weeks. i don't know if it is connected to these tablets or not
Side effects: Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea

Oct 29, 2011 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 25 mcg (0.025 mg) Daily
Side effects: Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea

Oct 12, 2011 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 25 mcg (0.025 mg) Daily
Side effects: Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea

Jun 22, 2011 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 25 mcg (0.025 mg) Daily
Side effects: Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea

Apr 23, 2011 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mcg (0.025 mg) Daily
Side effects: Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea

Apr 3, 2011 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mcg (0.025 mg) Daily
Advice & Tips: i still get really tired between 3 and 4 pm and honestly don't notice any benefits from this medication
Side effects: Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea

Mar 28, 2011 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mcg (0.025 mg) Daily
Advice & Tips: haven't really noticed any benefits from this medication, so far
Side effects: Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea

Mar 13, 2011 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mcg (0.025 mg) Every other day
Advice & Tips: i haven't treally noticed any positive effects since taking this meds, have noticed a lot of stomach cramps.
Side effects: Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea

Feb 12, 2011 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: haven't really noticed any affect of taking this medication apart from stomach cramps and some diarrhoea
Side effects: Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea

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Jan 17, 2013 (Started Jul 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mcg (0.1 mg) Daily

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