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Suffering from high thyroid levels. Taking thyrocare, body pain. Common side-effects?

My mom has thyroid problem. Its just more by 0.5 value. She took thyrocare 25 mcg for about a month. She is facing lot of pain and too much unconfortness in the body after taking the tablet. But once she stopped the medication she doesn t have that pain. Please let me know if this happens to everybody who takes that tablet or its an exceptional case?
Asked On : Mon, 24 Dec 2012
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Welcome to HCM forum.
Yes for first timers taking hormonal pills like thyroxine ( thyrocare) can cause some discomfort however it usually doesn't last more than a month.
The dose 25 mcg is a very minimal and safe dose.
If still your mother is having persistent discomfort I would advise you get her reevaluated by her doctor and get her hormone and calcium levels repeated for further management accordingly.
Hope I have answered your query.
Wishing you good health.
Answered: Mon, 24 Dec 2012
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