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Posted by: Bron | 2008/06/24

HYPOTHYRODISM

I was hyper and then was given radioactive iodine. Now 10 weeks later is hypo. Started on 50mg eltroxin yesterday. How long before it starts working and before I start feeling better

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Dear Bron
I am sorry to hear about your thyroid problems which can make you feel very ill. It takes about 3 months for your thyroid levels to normalise when you take Eltroxin, but you should already start feeling much better after about 2-3 weeks.
Hang in there
DietDoc

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