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19 Nov 2004

thyroid - eltroxin
I went for a sonar scan. Everthing was normal, there is a small cyst but doctor says i shouldn't worry. He prescribed Eltroxin. Has something to do with not enough T4. doctor says i will lose weight if i take eltroxin. Is this true? What exactly does Elrtoxin do?

M
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01 Jan 0001

M, Eltroxin® is thyroid hormone and if you have too low levels, restoring them to normal is usually accompanied with weight loss. Good luck.
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