Review: how effective is Synthroid for Hyperthyroidism?
(By eHealthMe on Aug, 27, 2014)
Overall ratings: 3.6/5
Long term ratings: 3.7/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium) is for Hyperthyroidism. The study is based on 139 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Synthroid
Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,627 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Hyperthyroidism (latest reports from 30,916 patients) can be treated by Levothyroxine Sodium, Synthroid, Methimazole, Tapazole, Propylthiouracil, Levothyroxine Thyroid.
On Aug, 27, 2014: 139 people are studied for taking Synthroid in Hyperthyroidism
Synthroid effectiveness for Hyperthyroidism (number of people):
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Was prescribed lithium for bipolar disorder. Lithium impacted thyroid levels. TSH rose to reading of 52. (should not exceed 4.5) Lithium use suspended, Synthroid added to combat thyroid condition.
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Suspended Statin use & within 3-5 weeks, shoulder pain & range of motion improved to 90% of normal. Pain/stiffness in finger joints has not improved. Cannot make tight fist!!
From this study (2 months ago):
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