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Taking thyronorm since 10 years. Sudden giddiness, fainting. Side effects of thyronorm ?

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im taking thyronorm for last 10 years. I have sudden giddiness and fainting feeling. is it the side effects of thyronorm?
Posted Tue, 22 May 2012 in Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
Answered by Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja 3 hours later

Thanks for posting your query

Thyonorm is a medicine that normalizes the reduced thyroid normal levels in patients with reduced thyroid hormone level

In case the thyroid hormone levels increase to a level above euthyroid, thyronorm may cause side effects [Though it is unlikely after 10 years of treatment]

Though you have not mentioned the dosage, and the symptoms you have mentioned are not the documented side effects, it is always better to get a thyroid function test done before stamping it as the side effect of medicine

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