86 patient evaluations for Levothyroxine

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rose5
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rose5
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I am: vb
I have:
Parkinson's

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Aug 11, 2015 (Started Feb 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mcg (0.05 mg) Daily
Advice & Tips: HAVEN'T NOTICED ANYTHING DIFFERENT.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 16, 2014 (Started Feb 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mcg (0.05 mg) Daily
Advice & Tips: I have just started to have some changes in my blood work concerning my thyroid; but nothing major.

Jul 14, 2012 (Started Feb 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mcg (0.05 mg) Daily

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CarynH
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CarynH
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 44
Condition: Crohn's Disease 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Crohn's Disease

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Jul 11, 2015 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (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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AcornTree
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AcornTree
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
33 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: vb
I have:
Schizotypal personality disorder

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May 18, 2015 (Started Mar 14, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Hair loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mcg (0.05 mg) Daily

Feb 24, 2015 (Started Mar 14, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Hair loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mcg (0.05 mg) Daily
Advice & Tips: i'm definitely a little thinner than if i wasn't taking it, and i had been really irritable and moody before taking it, after i had damaged my thyroid

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Mirrianda
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Mirrianda
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F49y
FM:6y Dx
CFS:23y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 15, 2015 (Started May 12, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mcg (0.05 mg) Daily
Advice & Tips: Just take it as soon as you get up you have to take it on an empty stomach anyway drink a full glass of water with it you only need to wait like 30 to 45 min before you can eat
Cost: < $25 monthly

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hank2555
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hank2555
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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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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gothceltgirl
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gothceltgirl
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F41y
CFS:11y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
ME/CFS

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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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LiveOn
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LiveOn
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Severe
29 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar II

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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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wesson
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wesson
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Unreported
Fatigue: Unreported
Sleep: Unreported
Stiffness: Unreported
Function: Unreported
External_stress: Unreported
Stickman: unreported
Description:
FM:5y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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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gkygrl
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gkygrl
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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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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motherg00se
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motherg00se
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 54
Condition: Diabetes Type 2 12 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
Diabetes Type 2

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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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