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    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    8/7/2016 8:26:00 PM

    Reviewer: irishmom, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    After trying the generic levothyroxine and getting headaches which is not normal for me, my doctor changed to synthroid - no problems. I seem to have more energy, no bad side effects.

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    7/25/2016 4:35:38 AM

    Reviewer: Clairetta, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I am taking Levothyroxine, which is the generic of Synthroid. Before starting this medicine, I would feel like I was going to cry for no good reason. I put on weight for the first time in my life. That has not been a good thing for me. Also, any little thing irriated me-I would get angry over nothing. Since starting treatment, which is for two weeks now, I no longer go into depressive states, h ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    7/14/2016 12:25:43 PM

    Reviewer: Al, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Caused hands and feet to burn and the skin to pell like a sunburn.

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    7/11/2016 8:01:59 PM

    Reviewer: Nickey, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Been on it since I was 7 now 20! Hair loss, very week teeth and bones, but works fine

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    6/17/2016 12:58:39 AM

    Reviewer: tricia9752, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    levothyroxine has been wonderful for me .. i have ms and was having awful spasticity which kept me from sleeping, it would wake me up numerous times ... when i started taking levothyroxine the spasticity went away!

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