Doctors usually check patients' medical history to see whether they have some sort of condition or not. They usually check whether the patient has blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease or any glandular problems which are related to adrenaline or pituitary glands. Remember that these glands release hormones which regulate blood pressure, metabolism and inflammatory reactions.
People face difficulty with adjusting to this drug in the beginning. The dose varies with every individual. In order to find the right amount of this drug to consume, people face problems initially. During the adjustment period, you will see many symptoms. Over-stimulation is one of the major symptoms which occur by itself along with nervousness, cramps, fever, irregular heartbeat, sleeplessness, vomiting, emotional instability or even diarrhea.
One of the most common long-term side effects of Synthroid is change in weight. People either gain or lose weight. Weight gain is usually counter-intuitive as Synthroid speeds up metabolism or replaces services of non-functioning thyroid.
Excess of Synthroid
Consuming too much of Synthroid leads to life-threatening side effects such as too much sweating, confusion, irregular heartbeat, extreme nervousness, seizure and chest pain. It is strongly advisable for you to consult a doctor if you think you have consumed too much.
Food and other drug interactions
In case the patient consumes antacids, cholesterol drugs, cancer treatments, blood-thinners or even tranquilizers, he/she should inform the doctor before consuming Synthroid. This is because the drug's effectiveness is affected when other drugs enter the equation.
Synthroid use in older or postmenopausal women can lead to loss of bone density or increasingly brittle bones. In case children consume too much Synthroid, there growth might be affected. In addition to this, high dosage of this drug can cause sutures in their skull.