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What is the medication for hypothyroidism?

I was born with only 1 thyroid gland and been taking either synthroid or levoxyl all my life, until I was switched to levoythyoxrine some years ago. Since then my health has been going downhill - am 40+ lbs overweight, more hair on the floor than on me, have had a few seizures and the dosage is always being changed. Is there some information I can get to show a PCP what medication I need as they won t listen...
Tue, 29 Dec 2015
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Hi,Thanks for consulting at HCM.
Be careful to take the brand which is effective and take the recommended dose regularly.Do not change the formulation.Take it in the morning preferably 1 hour before breakfast.Do consult your doctor before taking any other drug as it may interfere with thyroxine.
Hope it satisfies you.Get well soon.
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Looking forward to see you again at HCM.
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What is the medication for hypothyroidism?

Hi,Thanks for consulting at HCM. Be careful to take the brand which is effective and take the recommended dose regularly.Do not change the formulation.Take it in the morning preferably 1 hour before breakfast.Do consult your doctor before taking any other drug as it may interfere with thyroxine. Hope it satisfies you.Get well soon. Never forget to rate the answer please. Looking forward to see you again at HCM.