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Tirosint Side Effects

If you are taking Tirosint, you may develop side effects such as insomnia, diarrhea, or difficulty breathing. If symptoms do occur while using this medication, it is likely because your dosage is too high. It is important to contact your healthcare provider immediately if you develop any reactions while taking this medication, as some side effects can be potentially serious.

An Introduction to Tirosint Side Effects

As with any medicine, side effects may occur while taking Tirosint® (levothyroxine sodium). However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. Most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
 
(This article covers many, but not all, of the potential side effects of Tirosint. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
 

Possible Side Effects of Tirosint

Tirosint side effects typically occur when the dose is too high. Too much thyroid hormone causes symptoms of an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism). Some of these symptoms can be quite dangerous and any of these symptoms should be reported to your healthcare provider, as they may signal that your Tirosint dosage needs to be adjusted. These side effects include:
 
As with any medication, Tirosint can also cause allergic reactions. Seek medical attention immediately if you develop signs of an allergic reaction, including:
 
  • An unexplained rash
  • Hives
  • Itching
  • Unexplained swelling, especially of the lips, mouth, or throat.
     
 
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Tirosint Medication Information

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