Could this weight gain be a side effect of the dosage and would this dosage be too low. Thanks.
Unfortunately that is not the case. Some of my other symtoms including hair loss, and dry skin have not improved either. But there has been some improvement in tiredness and body aches. I keep a regular account of my food intake, and calorie count. I
Qs story I am a doctor and was working as specialty trainee for the last three years when it all started going pear shaped (literally). I consulted my GP with complaints of extreme tiredness, weight gain, hair falling out and dry skin.
I:0569847b98/i:0569847b98 :zen quot;:0569847b98. Hi. Ihad the same condition and having been born 20 years before screening era1977 and afterand during school years was taking Glaxo's Eltroxin, but in the 1980s due to NHS cuts they didn't give these anymore.
Eat sensibly. I sometimes skip meals and have reduced my daily calorie down to 1500 a day on average for the last 3 years but with minimal response. I think of discussing it with my GP, but I am sure she is going to respond with a grin, and I doubt if she will believe me.
And magazines, newspapers and websites, especially in the United States openly invite anyone who is overweight to get their thyroid checked. Thyroxine is now one of the three most commonly prescribed drug groups in the UK.
Abusing your prescription medication in this way can lead to factitious hyperthyroidism, an overactive thyroid. It may take between 2 and 4 weeks after you lower your dosage for symptoms to disappear.
In a number of cases on the basis of blood tests, when there were no clinical signs that they were actually hypothyroid. Going into RxISK, there were over 600 reports of weight gain with a PRR value of over 4, a clear signal that thyroxine was producing this problem.
When I go back on it I gain the weight again. Recently when I was not very regular taking my thyroxine I noticed a marked reduction in my weight of around 3-4 KG over a period of 3 weeks.
The generic name for this medication is levothyroxine and it's sold under the brand names Sythroid, Levoxyl, Unithroid or Tirosint. Levothyroxine is the most common drug used to treat hypothyroidism - an underactive thyroid.
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When your thyroid slows hormone production, your metabolism slows; so does your heart rate and other functions. You may feel tired, weak and sensitive to cold and you may gain weight.
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It seems its about funding-Levo is supposed to be much cheaper to manufacture in bulk, than other thyroid pills, so of course, its about money. NOT about people and their health.
I always thought that thyroxin tablets will do the same job as the natural hormone your body produces. Restoring my thyroid hormone levels to normal I thought was going to get my weight levels back to normal.