63 patient evaluations for Levothyroxine taken for the purpose of 'hypothyroidism'

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Jan 1, 2017 (Started Jan 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Thyroid disorder)
  • 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

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 22, 2016 (Started Jun 30, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.112 mg Daily

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Nov 30, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.075 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Here's how I know it works for me: When I'm very sick from vomiting and throw up the synthroid, within 24 hours I'll notice a unbelievable fatigue. When I was on a higher dosage, I'd get a nervous feeling, especially in my stomach. When I'm on it, at this dosage, I do not notice any negative symptoms and I do not get the overbearing fatigue (except now with ALS because I can't sleep from muscle cramps or twitching at night.)
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Oct 16, 2016 (Started Jan 29, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If I don't remember to take it my hair starts falling out
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 16, 2016 (Started Apr 06, 2010)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 21, 2016 (Started Sep 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mcg (0.025 mg) Daily
Advice & Tips: I am unsure as to which way my thyroid problem goes, high or low, but continue to take the Levothyroxine as prescribed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 17, 2016 (Started Mar 15, 2013)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 5, 2016 (Started Jan 10, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mcg (0.025 mg) Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 7, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1985)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 125 mcg (0.125 mg) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

Feb 4, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 1985)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 125 mcg (0.125 mg) Daily
Advice & Tips: I keep box where I will take this first thing in the am when I get up.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

Jul 28, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1985)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 125 mcg (0.125 mg) Daily
Advice & Tips: Medication is in box in bathroom where I take it when I first get up in am. The thyroid problem has caused some weigh gain.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2015 (Started Aug 06, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mcg (0.15 mg) Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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