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Does Eltroxin cause drowsiness ?

I am 39 yrs. male, feel sleepy during the day time inspite of having good sleep. Do not have thyroid but TSH is in range but towards higher limit.Currently I am taking Eltroxin 50 mg.
Wed, 1 Aug 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,
Thanks for posting query.
Drowsiness are due to hypothyroid disease itself. Elthyroxin don’t produce any sedative effect.
Consult a gynecologist for proper diagnosis and management.
Wish you a speedy recovery
Best Wishes,
Dr Sourav Ganguly.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,Girishji,
It may be due to hypothyrid you have got,
continue the treatment gradually it will be alright.
You go for ECG and lipid profile, and blood sugar as at this age all things are must for your health,
There may be something come out which might have give you this problem.
okand bye.
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