Synthroid Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Synthroid by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Pagtumb
    Synthroid doctor who, weight gain, medicine, heart races, mood swings
    March14,2010 8:26 PM My side effects are hives,swelling and weight gain. My doctor said it is not the medicine but I never had these problems before. My hair has thinned and I get hot then cold. I want to try another treatment. I am looking for a doc - 26% more...
    Pagtumb- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Synthroid
  2. link Delores1203
    I have been on 75 mcg of Synthroid for about 4 years now. My god! I have every single one of this side effects. I have noticed that i loose a lot of hair in a day and that my hair is so much thinner than it ever was. My concentration is terrible and - 73% more...
    Delores1203- over a year ago
  3. link Gabrielli
    Synthroid vs. Armour
    Is there anyone who previously was on Synthroid and now Armour that could tell me what equivalency Synthroid 137 mcg is to how much Armour? I was told I should take 2 grains a day, also that you can take one of those in the AM and one In the PM.. Has - 50% more...
    Gabrielli- over a year ago - in Synthroid
  4. link Gabrielli
    Synthroid endro, allergan, armour, mcg, weight gain
    I am so upset!!! I was on Synthroid for 25 years, never one time thinking it was causing the severe allergies I was being treated for. I was so sick with headaches, confusion,depression, weight gain, puffiness, etc. and all the while thought it was f - 75% more...
    Gabrielli- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Synthroid
  5. link Gabrielli
    Thank you for your response. I feel much, much better on Armour, but am having a little problem regulating it. What are you taking now? I do not know of any research Doctors in this area. Where did you find one? It's just all kind of insane to say th - 49% more...
    Gabrielli- over a year ago
  6. link Katy310
    Hi there, i feel your pain. I was on synthroid for the first time. I did not know, why i was feeling the way i was feeling. I had started a new job, i thought i was anxious... untill i felt i was going crazy. I was calling my family and saying i am s - 72% more...
    Katy310- over a year ago
  7. link Cabomx10
    Where are you getting your Armour Thyroid? It was taken off the market (for unknown reasons) las fall, and is ther only things that has ever worked for me. Synthroid is a horrible horrible drug..but its company lines the pockets of the FDA, I guess.. - 8% more...
    Cabomx10- over a year ago
  8. link Lmt1961
    eye vision
    I have been off my synthroid due to whole body scan. I noticed that my vision has gotten worse is that normal
    Lmt1961- over a year ago - in Synthroid
  9. link Starr22
    Synthroid tsh level, headache and nausea, hypothyrodism, levothyroxine, headaches
    So my doctor thinks I'm crazy. I just started levothyroxine about 2 1/2 weeks ago, and I feel worse then I did before. My TSH level was 11 and I was diagnosed with hypothyrodism. I wake up almost every morning with a headache and nausea. I am nausea - 55% more...
    Starr22- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Synthroid
  10. link Sneaks
    Synthroid thyroid medication, elevated tsh levels, two doctors, levothyroxine, homeopath
    MY EXPERIENCE WITH SYNTHROID WAS NOT GOOD. I WENT FROM NOT KNOWING OF ANY PROBLEMS, TO HAVING ALL SORTS OF PROBLEMS, AFTER TAKING LEVOTHYROXINE FOR 4 MONTHS, I ADMITTED TO MY DOCTOR THAT I NOW HAVE HYPOTHYROIDISM. I THANKED HIM VERY MUCH FOR THE EXPE - 85% more...
    Sneaks- over a year ago - in Synthroid
  11. link 01wendy
    Synthroid natural pathic, cracking knees, total thyroidectomy, brain fog, thyroid levels
    I cannot believe I came across this website,I had a total thyroidectomy when I was 18 yrs old,I have been taking synthroid for 23 years,and my whole life I have suffered many of the side effects that everyone else is experiencing,but I have just lear - 75% more...
    01wendy- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Synthroid
  12. link 01wendy
    I am so happy that you messaged me,I know this sounds cruel but I am so happy I am not alone.I would be glad to give you my e mail and please let me know how you make out at the NPD.I just went and spoke with my pharmacist the other day and asked him - 52% more...
    01wendy- over a year ago
  13. link Cherik
    Hi Wendy, Sounds like you're describing me to a "T". My symptoms are exactly the same! I had a TT 7 years ago and have been on synthroid since. Right now the joint pain and brain fog are awful...but my numbers come up ok too. I'm seeing a n - 65% more...
    Cherik- over a year ago
  14. link Irivth2010
    Synthroid weird feelings, levoxyl, generic version, lack of energy, google
    I was diagnosed about a year ago with a low acting thyroid. I was put on Levoxyl at first and it was 75 mg and I felt fine. I didn't feel any side effects. Then I went to see my doctor again and she said my TH levels weren't normal yet. So she put me - 72% more...
    Irivth2010- over a year ago - in Synthroid
  15. link Bbrow
    Synthroid natural thyroid, antibiotics for strep throat, sudden memory loss, dentist office, thyroidectomy
    A few days after I started taking Synthroid, my face turned red. I thought it was the different Stridex pad I was using, so I didn't attribute it right away to Synthroid. During the next four weeks, I was on and off antibiotics for strep throat, whic - 85% more...
    Bbrow- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Synthroid
  16. link Bbrow
    I went off Synthroid the same day I had my first lab tests to check my levels. Two days later, I could think again--for the first time in months. I actually got things done. It took four days for the numbness and facial symptoms, except the redness, - 63% more...
    Bbrow- over a year ago
  17. link Crazylady238
    Everyone...If you're feeling lethargic, nervous, irritable, brain fog, depressed or pretty much feeling psychotic and you're taking Synthroid, please take control of your own destiny like I did. It could very well be the Synthroid. Find a compounding - 52% more...
    Crazylady238- over a year ago
  18. link Ericb
    Synthroid free t4 levels, severe anxiety, having some sort, loss of appetite, levothyroxine
    I've been on levothyroxine for about two years now. Never had a problem. All the sudden, about two weeks ago, I started having severe anxiety, nausea, loss of appetite, paranoia, insomnia, sweating, chills, racing thoughts. I felt like I was going in - 78% more...
    Ericb- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Synthroid
  19. link Kymm
    Synthroid teeth, bayer
    My Teeth are Killing me! Anyone else?
    Kymm- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Synthroid
  20. link Stella001
    Yes, my teeth hurt on my left side. I also posted another message if you get a chance please read it. I put a baby Bayer on the tooth and let it melt. Take Care
    Stella001- over a year ago
  21. link Pk4811
    Synthroid couple weeks, armour, lips, six months, tongue
    After not being able to get my Armour any more, I have been on Synthroid the last six months. Not only have I gained weight, and feel tired all the time I have constant sores on my tongue and on inside of my lips that started just a couple weeks afte - 27% more...
    Pk4811- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Synthroid
  22. link Stella001
    This last week I went to emergency room my blood pressure went up, chest and back pain, and my left side of my face and ear didn’t have any feeling and my jaw hurt. My blood pressure is all over the place. Two days ago I stopped taking Synthroid and - 53% more...
    Stella001- over a year ago
  23. link Katie50
    Synthroid hormone replacement, what the heck, joint pain, meds, thyroid
    I have bounced back and forth between synthroid and generic form of the sythetic hormone. Depends on what the insurance will pay for. I have been on hormone replacement since 1982. I am 50 now and have always known when the meds were either too high - 69% more...
    Katie50- over a year ago - in Synthroid
  24. link Karenei
    Synthroid thyroid replacement hormone, chronic fatigue, hashimoto, fibromyalgia, animal products
    I have a concern about the synthroid also. I have been diagnosed with Hashimoto's, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue and now there is a concern about Lupus, for many complicated reasons. I have been trying to eliminate all foods that I am sensitive to as - 68% more...
    Karenei- over a year ago - in Synthroid
  25. link Crazylady238
    Synthroid l tyrosine, natural supplements, kelp, medical advice, zinc
    OMG!! Now I know I'm not going crazy! I'm 53 years old and have been on Armour Thyroid for about 4-5 years and was doing great. Just recently, it has become impossible to acquire it and for the second time, my doctor has put me on Synthroid. I begged - 74% more...
    Crazylady238- over a year ago - 8 Replies - in Synthroid
  26. link Crazylady238
    Find a compounding pharmacy near you and ask your doctor to send your prescription to them. Your insurance probably won't pay for it but mine cost $38. Good luck. I am a new person and know I'm not crazy after all.
    Crazylady238- over a year ago
  27. link Alewis93
    WOW...sorry my post is so incomprehensible. I have been really upset and got really excited when I saw your post. I cleaned it up for you. I look forward to hearing from you: crazylady238 I NEED YOUR HELP!!! I feel exactly the same way you did based - 75% more...
    Alewis93- over a year ago
  28. link Alewis93
    crazylady238 I NEED YOUR HELP!!! I feel exactly the same way you did based on your original post. I was recently taken off of Synthroid becuse I quite taking it. I did not feel like it was helping me. My endo changed me to Armour thyroid but I feel W - 69% more...
    Alewis93- over a year ago
  29. link Paco4u
    Synthroid awake at night, benadryl, underarms, lashes, rash on
    Since taking Synthroid, I have developed an extreme sensitive to sunlight. This has increased in intensity over the years to the point that I can't even be outside for just a few minutes watering my garden without breaking out in a severe rash on the - 73% more...
    Paco4u- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Synthroid
  30. link Twobitter
    Wow, this is really bad. Do you really need the stuff? Are you lacking thyroid function of your own? Good luck.
    Twobitter- over a year ago