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LEVOTHYROXINE with HYDOXYXCUT to lose weight. Can I take?

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I was checking to see if I can take Levothyroxine 137mcg with a Thermogenic (Hydroxycut SX-7) as I am trying to lose some weight. Thank you!

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Hello.
Thank you for your query at DoctorSpring.com
I am a little doubtful about your history. Do you have thyroid disorder?
Taking Levo thyroxine without hypothyroidism will cause thyrotoxicosis, which can cause heart rate to increase abnormally, abnormal rhythms in heart, bone and muscle loss, and weakness. anxiety and restlessness, sleeplessnes, and diarrhoea.
Hydroxycut, like most other dietary supplements, the effects are debatable. But it has been promoted well and seems to be helping. So you can try that out. But without hypothyroidism Levothyroxine will be harmful.
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Dr. J Muthukrishnan
Category: Diabetologist
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Fellowships/Training: 
1. 10th Asia-Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society  Fellows meeting, Seoul, Korea, Oct 2008
2. Eighth ICMR Course on Genetics and Genetic Counseling – Jul 2008 – SGPGI, Lucknow
3. Annual Certificate Course on Endocrinological Laboratory Techniques at National Institute of Nutrition (ICMR) Hyderabad,India, ( Aug-Sep 2006) 
Fellowship: Endocrinology, Diplomate of National Board, National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2008, Medwin Hospital, Hyderabad
Senior Residency: Diplomate of National Board (General Medicine), National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2002
Residency: MD, General Medicine, 1997-2000, Armed Forces Medical College, 2nd position in University
Medical School: MBBS, Armed Forces Medical College, 1992
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