Thyroid Disorders Community
diet pills while taking Synthroid
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to thyroid issues, goiter, Graves disease, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Human Growth Hormone (HGH), hyperthyroid, hypothyroid, metabolism, parathyroid, pituitary gland, thyroiditis, and thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH).

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

diet pills while taking Synthroid

I'm on 125 mcg synthroid after a Total Thyroidectomy due to Pap Cancer.  Is it safe to take ephedra based diet pills?
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
649848_tn?1357751184
I don't think diet pills are ever called for.  I don't know how long you've been on thyroid med, but many people begin to lose weight after they get on med and get stabilized.

While you  may lose weight with diet pills, it's very seldom a "lasting" thing, because, for many/most people, they gain the weight back as soon as they go off the diet pills; however, keep in mind that many diet pills don't work at all, or only if you restrict your diet too much.

You'd be much better off to make some quick, easy changes, that you can live with, to your diet/exercise routine.  For instance, drink water instead of soda; have a piece of fruit or a yogurt instead of a candy bar; eat whole grain breads instead of white/processed; opt for lean protein, low/no fat dairy, etc......
Blank
499534_tn?1328707778
Taking a diet pill while on thyroid meds can be very dangerous! Please...please only take something that is approved by your doctor.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Thyroid Disorders Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Thyroid Answerers
168348_tn?1379360675
Blank
ChitChatNine
649848_tn?1357751184
Blank
Barb135
FL
1756321_tn?1377771734
Blank
Red_Star
Queensland, Australia
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
goolarra
Sisters, OR
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
gimel
MI
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
flyingfool
WI