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Need to know if the drug synthroid is for hypothyroid or hyperthyroid.

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Need to know if the drug synthroid is for hypothyroid or hyperthyroid. Thank you!
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Charles replied 4 years ago.

Dear customer,

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I am Dr.Charles and I'm happy to help with your question today .

Synthroid is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its own.It is prescribed to treat hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone).

It is a replacement or supplemental therapy in hypothyroidism.

So as your doctor has prescribed you synthyroid,it means that you are hypothyroid.

Hope this helped

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Expert:  Dr. Charles replied 4 years ago.
Hi JA customer,

I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help?

Are you taking synthyroid medication regularly?
Is there anythineg else that I can help you?

Let me know,