One a day

My thyroid medication. Levothyroxine. I take one in the morning before I eat breakfast. I have to take it on an empty stomach. I then have to wait an hour until I can eat. If I have already ate, I have to wait 2 hours to take it, take it, wait another hour to eat.

  • Juliann 9y

    Better living thru chemistry
    Great close up
  • Andy Melton 9y

    Thanks! I appreciate your comment! I looked through some of your pics & you have some really good pictures!
  • Michael 9y

    Tis a fantastic close-up of your hand. The medication appears larger than it should. Neat effect.
  • 5gypsykings 7y

    great shot. I did a search of Thyroid and yours came up. I've just been diagonsed correctly with hypothyroid after 11 years of being told I was just depressed, anxiety, vertigo, "of course your tired you have three kids, etc etc. Nice to finally feel listened to. I hope to get my meds soon.
  • Andy Melton 7y

    RaisingSuperheroes - Good luck, I hope it helps you. Once you get on it, stay on it. Get regular blood work done to make sure you're on the correct dosage. They may want to increase or decrease the dosage over time. Just make sure you stay on it. When I go off of mine all the symptoms return with a vengeance. Then the doctor fusses because I wasn't taking them.
  • dmvwPhoto.com 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Medicated, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Easy Immune Health 6y

    Thought you'd like to know that I used your photo on my site here:

    www.easy-immune-health.com/vitamin-d-and-drug-interaction...

    Thanks,

    Kerri
  • dmvwPhoto.com 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Flickr Creative Commons, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • MelissaMarieFarley 3y

    Your photo has been featured in post about medication at http:redmountain.azcentral.com Thank you for sharing!
  • marikach 2y

    Awesome, I've added your photo to a post about hypothyroidism, touching exactly on the pills you show :)

    Btw have you tried taking the pills sublingually? Then you wouldn't need to wait between taking them and eating.

    Anyway here is my post with your photo:

    www.bubblews.com/news/865841-should-thyroid-patients-self...
  • Andy Melton 2y

    I use to take them. However, my new doctor says I don't have to. So it's been a while since I have taken them.
  • Hilda Buitrago 10mo

    Hi...I will use your picture, with your permission, in my website:

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    Blessings,

    Hilda
  • chontirot srikasedsarakul 9mo

    thanks from Thailand
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  • Nancey johney 9mo

    The problem is that you provide may be worth our time and also effort.
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