3 patient evaluations for Levothyroxine taken for the purpose of 'hypothyroidism' with a side effects rating of Moderate

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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

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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Mar 24, 2009 (Started Mar 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 125 mcg (0.125 mg) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea, fatigue

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