It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Thyroid Disorders Message Board

  • synthroid and kidney problems, any relation?

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 11-30-2008, 01:53 PM   #1
    d444
    Member
    (male)
     
    Join Date: Dec 2006
    Location: NY
    Posts: 91
    d444 HB User
    synthroid and kidney problems, any relation?

    hi, ive been on sythroid .05/.075 for about 4 years now (26yo) and recently started having side and back pain that i hope isnt kidney related, was woundering since you have to take synthroid with a full glass of water, has anyone ever heard/experienced kidney problems associated with synthroid? and why must it be taken with a glass of water? thanx.

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Old 11-30-2008, 04:38 PM   #2
    Reece
    Senior Veteran
    (female)
     
    Join Date: May 2005
    Location: NY
    Posts: 3,803
    Reece HB UserReece HB UserReece HB UserReece HB UserReece HB UserReece HB UserReece HB UserReece HB UserReece HB UserReece HB UserReece HB User
    Re: synthroid and kidney problems, any relation?

    The reason they suggest you take a glass of water with synthroid is because it is a bit difficult to swallow/get down the throat.

    I don't take a full glass of water, just two big gulps to make sure it got down and will dissolve.

    Synthroid is not a drug, it is the natural t4 hormone your body should make, so it's replacement hormone, not a "medication". Any side effects or things that may happen to your body are likely the result of having too little or too much hormone in your body, not the synthroid itself.

    You should definitely check out the pain with your doctor.

     
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    Surgery removes brothers Kidney ( help) goalsOF2007 Kidney Disorders 8 09-19-2008 09:28 AM
    Armour vs Synthroid jacqbu Thyroid Disorders 4 03-04-2007 09:47 PM
    Kidney related or not? Yowmang Kidney Disorders 0 01-24-2007 07:42 PM
    Synthroid versus Levothyroxine (generic) suesue Thyroid Disorders 4 09-19-2006 10:45 AM
    Can Changing dose armor/synthroid combo cause serious problems help! jennyVee Thyroid Disorders 3 03-04-2005 03:35 PM
    Kidney Infections -Misha- Addison's Disease 1 12-24-2004 06:03 AM
    16 years old, kidney infection macydawnv Kidney Disorders 6 11-29-2004 10:27 PM
    synthroid vs armour - symptom change? yock Thyroid Disorders 7 03-11-2004 08:32 AM
    are these good for kidney stone Hydrangea, Gravel Root, Marshmallow Root, Dandelion,? Wairana Alternative Medicine 8 12-20-2003 11:45 PM




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:34 AM.





    © 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!