liquid thyroxine

hiya , ive been on naturethorid 2 graines for the past 2 year ( FROM MY NHS DOCTOR) but now im feeling so weak tired etc, and my dr wants me to try liquid thyroxine , my troubles are that the fillers/binders plus i can not have artifical sweetners of any kindas they make me ill , headaches/migraines , achey, does anybody know whats in them , and any body got experiances of this med , he will put me on pure thyoxine from martingdale , but he wants to try this first

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  • Details of all UK and a number of non-UK thyroid hormone products are readily available here:

    thyroiduk.org.uk/tuk/treatm...

    You will have to decide for yourself whether glycerol is a form of sweetener:

    Glycerol (or glycerine, glycerin) is a simple polyol (sugar alcohol) compound. It is a colorless, odorless, viscous liquid that is widely used in pharmaceutical formulations. Glycerol has three hydroxyl groups that are responsible for its solubility in water and its hygroscopic nature. The glycerol backbone is central to all lipids known as triglycerides. Glycerol is sweet-tasting and generally considered non-toxic.

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glycerol

    Rod

  • What do your test results show? Is it possible you simply need an increase in Naturethroid?

  • Have you had your vitamin B12, ferritin, folate and Vitamins D and A levels checked?

  • hiya ,

    thank for the replies , folate low , b12 low , tsh 0.03 t4 8

  • Hi, I have major problems with fillers and even had problems with the syrup, I use Thyrogold which I buy, might be worth mentioning to your doctor.

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