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I have put on weight, is this because of taking thyronorm 75

i am taking thyronorm 75 but now i have put on weight but my reports are normal .is it because of the brand earlier i was using thyrox
Asked On : Wed, 22 Jun 2011
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic.
Thyronorm decreases weight by acting as thyroid supplement.If you are gaining weight even on Thyronorm it could be possible that you need a higher dosage to manage your thyroid disease.Please visit your Physician and discuss with him about the change in dosage if needed.
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Answered: Wed, 22 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Anand Babu M's  Response
Hi welcome to Healthcaremagic

The recent weight gain is not due to change in the brand from thyrox to Thyronorm... The Hypothyroid level will automatically lead to weight gain., you need to repeat the thyroid profile to find the harmone levels whether increased or decreased depending on it the dose of Thyronorm will be fixed, hence continue the same tab until repeat test is done...
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