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27 Jul 2010

Eltroxin
Good day

my friend''s been on Eltroxin since the age of 10. she is now 15 years old. i would like to know the long term effects of the drug.

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CyberDoc
Cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hallo Muhammed
Eltroxin is a replacement therapy - it is thyroid hormone for people that don't make enough thyroid hormone on their own (like insulin for diabetics) if she has a low thyroid hormone level, she can't function normally without it. Too much eltroxin would cause palpitations, and too little would cause weight gain, dry skin and hair, tiredness.
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