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Bloating, cramps and pain in the stomach. Have hypothyroidism. Taking armour thyro. Medication side effect?

Hi, I wake up at night feeling extremely hot and having bloating, cramps and pain in my stomach and intestines. I take pepto bismol, it takes an hour to 90 minutes to fall back asleep and cool off. I recently got diagnosed with Hypothyroid, I'm on Armour Thyro 15mg. I was wondering if the medication might be causing the symptoms? I also feel heartburn a lot. I started taking tums a few times a day.
Asked On : Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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Hi..hypothyroid people usually feel cold and dry and hyper thyroid will sweat profusely...some of the symptoms you are getting are due to the thyroxin you are taking...kindley consult with your dr to repeat the thyroid profile and strike a balance between your disease and thyroxin....
Answered: Fri, 5 Jul 2013
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