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Suffering from hypothyroidism. Taking thyroxine medication, weight loss, lethargy. Treatment options?

good morning doctor i am having hypothyroidism , my age is 28 now i was advised to take thyroxine sodium tablet 100mg question is my body weight is 57 now will tht get reduced or increase . first i was affected badly and got neculear medicine treatment and feels so normal and even i gained weight and looks good but when i start using this tablet again i feels like i am losing weight and freshness can u help how to keep me active and look fresh because before i was so active now i cant what should i do please help me
Asked On : Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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i do understand that you have been suffering from hypothyroidism and on treatment with thyroxine. Thyroxine is very safe medicine and well tolerated. If you feel lethargic with thyroxine you can start with low dose and then gradually up-titrate. Another option would be to take the medicine at bed time.
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