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  1. Doc doesn't know whats wrong, can anyone help?
    ... still no relief, you may need to switch to armour or cytomel because they work on the T3. My TSH went from 8.97...

  2. Burning pain in both breasts and under arms
    ... back as normal. I was placed on a perscription of Cytomel (a thyroid drug) and was told to take vitamin E. The ... cytomel was supposed to help with the cysts. I was told to ... coffee and tea drinker. After awhile I discontinued the Cytomel because of the side effects. I was feeling much better...

General Health board

  1. Help (ain't too proud to beg)
    ... and i am already being treated for hypothryroidism ( cytomel + synthroid)...
    ... mcg of Synthroid only to 88mcg synthroid and 10 mcg cytomel . My endo doesn't think my thyroid is the only prob ... but was willing to give me cytomel to see if i'd feel better on it. I'm also going to...

  2. Thyroid Issues
    ... I am taking Synthroid, but consider changing to Cytomel , as it is more effective. I have 2 questions: ... temporary secondary hypothyroidism? Does Synthroid or Cytomel enhance growth and increase your final height? ...

  3. I'm a 31 year old woman and my hair is thinning!!!
    ... but symptoms did not go away. I'm waiting to try Cytomel , which works on the T3's and for those who got no...

Allergies board

  1. I must be in the right place!
    ... but my doctors wanted me to switch to Synthroid with Cytomel because of the chance of reacting to something in...

Skin Problems board

  1. Granuloma Annulare
    ... decreased my T3 dosage. This was natural T3, not Cytomel yet. Six months passed without GA symptoms until ... a connection between switching from natural T3 to Cytomel on Feb. 14., because almost immediately I noticed ... more like an allergic reaction to anything from the Cytomel to laundry detergent. I asked for the worst case ... thyroid meds? The only info I've been able to find on Cytomel side effects calls it a "rash" or "skin reactions...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. any other fellow narcoleptics out there?
    ... m on dexadrine, doxepin, wellbutrin and soon to be cytomel . The dexadrine is an amphetamine used to keep me awake ... re finding that it's got great "side-effects." The cytomel is a new type of thyroid med, we'll see if it works...
    ... m on dexadrine, doxepin, wellbutrin and soon to be cytomel . The dexadrine is an amphetamine used to keep me awake ... re finding that it's got great "side-effects." The cytomel is a new type of thyroid med, we'll see if it works...

Smoking Cessation board

  1. Tearing Up My Stomach
    ... there with them. And my shrink has suggested adding Cytomel , for the depression part of it...and that has helped ... T4 med that I take. Adding some T-3 (in the form of Cytomel ) could possibly help you with that problem as well...

  2. Did I exchange one addiction for another?
    ... me to finally lose the weight was the addition of Cytomel , (T3), which I started about a month ago. I've even...

Hypoglycemia board

  1. ???s about Adrenal Fatigue, Hypoglycemia and Insulin Resistance
    ... Hypothyroid with 100 mcg of Synthroid and 5 mcg of Cytomel . Went in for blood work a few months ago as I thought...
    ... about talking to my doc about adding another 5 mcg of Cytomel . Seems mine is just below 50% range....

Bone Disorders board

  1. Update
    ... I woke up this morning and gagged down my cytomel and synthroid. It seems I can taste it for quite...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome board

  1. Carpul Tunnel and Thyroid dysfunction
    ... you should also be getting a T3 suplement such as cytomel . Your thyroid only produces about 20% of T3. The rest...

Bell's Palsy board

  1. dizziness, numbing, tingling, and pressure right side of face
    ... said, it is normal, and prescribed thyroid hormones ( cytomel ), calcium (over the counter supps)... and off I went...

Brain Tumors board

  1. Blood and Sono - Need help deciphering
    ... is not opposed at all to T3 addition in the form of Cytomel . He IS NOT an Armour prescriber but realizes the significan...

Spinal Cord Disorders board

  1. Anyone with pain in mid spine?
    ... look bad until they looked further. They put me on Cytomel along with my Synthroid and these type symptoms cleared...

Cancer board

  1. Swollen Parotid Gland after RAI
    ... My doctor put me on 100mg of Synthroid and 5mg of Cytomel twice a day right after RAI. He said he wants me to...

Cancer: Bladder board

  1. surgery/bladder issues help
    ... so much tingling now though. How you doing? How is cytomel going for you? Are you managing ok at home? You mentioned...
    ... Rozzi and guys! I am doing better. The cytomel is working. I am not dragging as much as after surgery...

Cancer: Prostate board

  1. Prostate Biopsy and PSA Tests
    ... The only change I made was replace Synthroid with Cytomel for my underactive thyroid. I even called the drug...
    ... The only change I made was replace Synthroid with Cytomel for my underactive thyroid. I even called the drug...
    ... The only change I made was replace Synthroid with Cytomel for my underactive thyroid. I even called the drug ... results you get can be difficult. I searched for " Cytomel AND testosterone " and activated the Limits feature...

Cancer: Thyroid board

  1. Thyroid cancer follow up--sharing good news!
    ... better but i tell you i felt like a million bucks on 25 cytomel then the 50 synthroid im gonna see how it goes if ... this now 5 cytomel and 50 synthroid dont seem to be cutting it im calling...
    ... took a while to adjust to living on synthroid (I took cytomel in the beginning too, but that gave me some hyper...
    ... wasn't clear from what you wrote-are you still on the cytomel as well as the synthroid? Or did you stop taking the ... cytomel when it made you feel hyper? Again, I am so glad...
    ... taking vitamin d/calcium to prevent that. I was on cytomel earlier on, stopped it when I started getting hyper...

  2. Questions about Thyroid Cancer
    ... thyroid was cancerous? Also I have only been on Cytomel for almost 4 weeks and take my last dose Monday morning ... but functional. What should I excpect going off the Cytomel and going on this low iodine diet? Sorry one more...
    ... one forgets. Some people, especially if you have cytomel (which I didn't) feel pretty good, up until around...
    ... wrong?? Did you go in with complaints, etc. The Cytomel helps for the short term. Good Luck! Kathy:)...
    ... understands all the functions. I was once treated with cytomel and Levoxyl. Let me know and remember the dr. works...

  3. Papillary Thyroid Cancer - 2 differing doc opinions, what to do?
    ... with no meds at all, but you can ask your dr. for cytomel , and can have it until 2 weeks prior to RAI, and then...

  4. Sclerosing variant of papillary thyroid cancer
    ... go hypothyroid, and for how long? 2. Can you use cytomel up until the last few weeks, and get a prescription...

  5. Facing Surgery for Papillary Thyroid Cancer
    ... didn't take any medication (should have insisted on cytomel until 2 weeks before RAI) and went too hypo for too ... ups and miscommunications. There are many who are on cytomel and function very well all the way thru. I functioned...
    ... bad somewhere around week 4. You could have been on cytomel (a short acting thyroid drug that leaves your system...

  6. Radoactive Iodine for Thyroid Cancer Questions
    ... three weeks later. Had to go off all meds except Cytomel . See if you can get your doc to prescribe this short...
    ... to go on synthroid until it's all over. You're on cytomel which goes out of the system quickly anyway, and they...

  7. help-thyroid cancer and radiation
    ... protecting the kids). My endo. could have put me on cytomel , T3 for a couple of weeks after surgery, until right...

  8. Synthyroid and thyroid cancer
    ... T3. I started on synthroid, then my doctor added cytomel because I still wasn't feeling great---now fortunately ... I don't really use the cytomel , because I've adjusted and I'm fine on just synthroid ... now. So that's not true that they wouldn't give you cytomel , just that it might not be necessary if your TSH is...

  9. Amy, Ringbearer, Blue or any others who have had thyroid cancer...
    ... give you both times? I have been on 100 mcg of cytomel for a while now, the symptoms on both sides reappear...
    ... Blue's says to be helpul. I'm experimenting with Cytomel and Armour right now...and so far, its a big improvement...

  10. Thyroid cancer..anyone in Seattle? & when to file complaints with AMA?
    ... lymphoma. My meds are Synthroid 100mg and then Cytomel 5mg twice a day...

  11. thyroid cancer
    ... instead of three days later. And I have been taking cytomel for a while, but I had to go off of it 3 weeks prior...

  12. diagnosed with follicular thyroid cancer
    ... the hospital. Long story... You will be started on Cytomel for approx. 4 weeks then you will be off all meds ... so much better. My Dr started me on my Levoxyl and Cytomel together so I had a bit more energy . The RAI will...
    ... the hospital. Long story... You will be started on Cytomel for approx. 4 weeks then you will be off all meds ... so much better. My Dr started me on my Levoxyl and Cytomel together so I had a bit more energy . The RAI will ... Thanks so much for all your information. I am on Cytomel right now. My endo put me on it as soon as the lab ... tired all the time now....oh gosh....once I am off the cytomel for the 2 weeks I will be nothing but a puddle!! ...

  13. 21-year-old suspected to have thyroid cancer...questions (long)
    ... to also be off meds for 6 weeks, even though I take cytomel and not the typical synthroid. (it has a shorter life...
    ... and I would highly reccommend! You will be put on Cytomel for 4 weeks, to get you through, and then off all...

  14. Thyroid cancer your Synthroid dosage
    ... to cancer, and just today they doubled my dosage of cytomel from 5 mcg to 10 mcg. But I wonder if all my symptoms...

  15. thyroid cancer
    ... about 6 weeks. During that time they may give you Cytomel for a while to ease hypo symptoms, but they will be...
    ... awhile for this to happen. The drs. will give you Cytomel for about 3-4 weeks to keep you going, and then you...
    ... kids and my normal activities. I felt fine on the Cytomel right up until I had to stop it. After that, I felt...
    ... been 2 weeks since my surgery and he started me on Cytomel . My surgeon didn't say anthing about this med. I had...
    ... OK. I am not an expert but in everything I read, cytomel is OK to take prior to scan. I have been reading...
    ... hey hil, cytomel is a short lasting medication compared to syntroid ... to clear out of your system. Many doctors prescribe cytomel before any tests/scans/etc because it will clear your...
    ... off my Levoxyl 6 weeks before my scan, I then was on Cytomel only for 4 weeks before my scan. I was totally off...

TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint board

  1. TMJ ,Fibromyalgia and Progesterone Cream
    ... docs won't do this, I think, but the thyroid drug, Cytomel (specifically the T-3 hormone necessary for metabolism...
    ... docs won't do this, I think, but the thyroid drug, Cytomel (specifically the T-3 hormone necessary for metabolism...

Diet & Nutrition board

  1. thyroid
    ... synthroid was not converting to t3 so I have been put on cytomel . I have also gone on the dr. Atkins diet, how long...

Nutritional Disorders board

  1. Is this Celiac?
    ... treated and no relief from that. on synthroid t4 and cytomel t3 Going to see a GI doctor next month -...

Obesity board

  1. Have you seen my motivation!?
    ... dexadrine to treat my narcolepsy and am changing to Cytomel for my thyroid (synthroid doesn't work for everyone...

Vitamins & Supplements board

  1. Can Anyone Help Me With Magnesium Taurate?
    ... that finally has stabilized and take Synthroid and Cytomel . Maybe that has helped with the mood swings as well...

  2. Supplement "CLA"
    ... thyroid function. I take 3 grns of Armour and 10mg of cytomel daily. I am not depressed. I was for a while years...

  3. CLA and hypothyroidism
    ... results. What HAS helped, is getting on Armour and Cytomel ...getting my full range of hormones. As for supplements ... no results in fat loss. Like I said...Armour and Cytomel helped...which really pissed me off because I wanted...

Weight Loss board

  1. Weight loss and sagging skin
    ... Currently 184 and I am 5'2". I was just perscribed Cytomel for hypothyroidism. I am told that this will help...

  2. Please Give your opinion on HGH/Weight Loss
    ... effects any longer and she switched me a drug called cytomel which is the T4 (I think) equivilant whereas synthroid ... three total weeks of medication both synthroid and cytomel ..my energy level and actually decreased and I just...

  3. hopless
    ... in addition to their thyroid prescriptions, called Cytomel . The reference I found to it said that without it...

  4. bluesnowflake
    ... was not on the regular eltroxin/synthroid, I took cytomel after researching and begging doctors for it. I used...
    ... was not on the regular eltroxin/synthroid, I took cytomel after researching and begging doctors for it. I used...

  5. cytomel
    ... Cytomel is a drug to treat thyroid disorders, do you have ... thyroid problem? I hope you are not suggesting taking cytomel if you are not hypothyroid, that would be abuse of...
    ... lose the weight naturally without the damn pills. Cytomel taken cautiously is safe, but I still would not reccommend ... experience. (I don't remember anymore sympotms of too much cytomel , memory loss is a big issue with me these days- hypoT...

  6. I forget to eat. I am bad.
    ... past February when I convinced the doc to put me on cytomel . But I have been a light eater my whole life, I literally...

  7. Fruits and veggies
    ... Another option would be to add a small amount of Cytomel (T3) to your Synthroid or switch to Thyrolar with...

Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. Tight chest - breathing problems
    ... tell her. In time I asked her to let me try some Cytomel , [T-3], and that helped me tremendously. I don't think...
    ... really healing and getting well with the addition of Cytomel . And maybe try that Malloxx....just to see what happens...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Fecal impaction !!
    ... that for nigh on 15 years or so now. Started taking cytomel about 2 mos ago and it really helps me feel human...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. DARK STOOL & Worried can it be Snapple tea?
    ... causing this mess, the only new med i have been on is TC cytomel for my thyroid but i doubt that could cause this,...

Sinus Problems board

  1. Sinus Problems and Thyroid/Adrenals?
    ... several times on previous threads. I have been taking cytomel 5mg for the past 5 months and have felt worse so l ... am thinking of stopping the cytomel but dont know where to go from here, l went to a ear...
    ... how do you fix it, when l take synthroid, levoxyl or cytomel l feel worse? VAN...

Endocrine Disorders board

  1. Thyroid care concerns around the world - week 2
    ... 50-80% range of normal. T3 supplementation such as cytomel or Armour results in TSH suppression and as a result...
    ... thyroid patient. Ask him what taking a single mcg cytomel or single 25 mcg synthroid would make him feel. He...
    ... & T4 drug. thanks. my endo prescribed 5mg cytomel and reduced synthroid from 100 mcg to 75 mcg. i'll...

  2. Please help! Any one with a parathyroid condition or symptoms!
    ... he lowered me to 50mcg Synthroid and stay at 5mcg Cytomel . He said NO Synthroid for 4 days! He said some people...

Hormone Problems board

  1. Does Low DHEA-s Show "Normal" ACTH Stim not "Normal"
    ... not stay with an all T4 med or do a T4 and T3 with cytomel where you can control the amount of T3? Your TSH is...

  2. Thyroid, Hormones, Menopause...Confused with tests and reasons for!
    ... 75. My doctor later upped the dose to 100 mg plus Cytomel .25. Although I feel a little better with addition ... of Cytomel , I was concerned about adrenal testing, as I still ... thought she was doing thyroid panel, I had not ingested Cytomel that morning and (shamedly) had run out of Synthroid...

  3. Any Help?
    ... is in normal range with me being on synthroid and cytomel . Done MRI's, Sleep studies, Ekg's you name it. Tried...

Pituitary Disease board

  1. Please does anyone have info on thyroid hormone resistance or pituitary gland tumor?
    ... things get real ruff. In february I started taking cytomel which is a synthetic form of T3 on top of the atenolol...

  2. Pituitary or Thyroid problem?
    ... pregnant. I was on 200mcg of Levoxyl and 5-10mg of Cytomel a day throughout my pregnancy and gave birth in January ... Levoxyl. (I did let my endo convince me to drop the Cytomel WAYYYY back in January of 2006 because she swore that...
    ... you felt well at your previous doses of Levoxyl and Cytomel , your regimen should not have been changed as long ... ranges. The suppressed TSH meant nothing then, since Cytomel (and Armour) are known to do that. That's why it...
    ... to lower my dosage (after convincing me to stop the Cytomel ) I decided to see my PCP about my thryoid. He wasn...

  3. Pituitary
    ... of 2002. I am now on 200mcg of Levoxyl & 5mcg of Cytomel & my Free T3 is still low. However, my most recent...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Pregnant, hypothyroid in San Francisco Bay Area... NEED MD HELP!
    ... on Levothroid and she even was cool about giving me Cytomel , [I was originally on Armour, after I asked for it ... , but I did poorly on it], and she has given Cytomel to another girlfriend of mine too, without any problems...

  2. NEW Labs - Need advice
    ... dropping your synthroid. Have you tried the synthroid cytomel route. You may end up need more T3 than you are getting...
    ... I asked if you had tried just the synthroid and cytomel because you had such a dramatic jump on the T4 dosing ... supplementation and ask for a small dose of pure T3 ( cytomel ). 5 mcgs morning and afternoon might just put both...
    ... give me enough t4...is that the right answer? cytomel 5 am and 5 afternoon.....hmmm...is that considered...
    ... This is causing T3 resistance. BUT if i take the cytomel Im wondering if this will correct my t3 resistance...
    ... version- is this right? If I use a straight T3 like cytomel , there is nothing to convert- If i use armour, some ... guess it makes sense to go ahead with the straight cytomel ....

  3. Labs - no T3?
    ... need to test for T3 now that you're no longer taking Cytomel ." Hmmm..........but everything I've read on here...

  4. T3 and T4
    ... little info, I can only take my best guess. T3 meds ( Cytomel in US) lower TSH while INcreasing T3's. So if your...

  5. Daily body aches (pretty severe)...is that due to med change?
    ... I've been off the synthroid and on cytomel for almost a week now. Not too pleased with the way ... legs and back are killing me. I get up and take the cytomel . Usually a few hrs later, the pains are almost gone ... get used to it. Then the REAL fun begins. Stop the cytomel . Any idea how things will go? Probably worse before ... because I won't be on anything. Why was I put on the cytomel instead of the synthroid? Will it stay in my system...

  6. Here is my story..
    ... ecommendation to you is to make sure the doctor puts you on cytomel until 2 weeks prior to your rai (I went cold turkey...
    ... thanks everyone so much for the replys. Reece.. so cytomel can be taken upto 2 weeks before the RAI? and I...

  7. Hi, I'm new. Confused about lab/range results !!!
    ... should I take. And once a day or twice. Search on cytomel and go to the manufacturer ask them who they recommend...

  8. Thyroid Care and Concerns – Endocrine Balance Issues
    ... 50-80% range of normal. T3 supplementation such as cytomel or Armour results in TSH suppression and as a result...

  9. Day 2 on Cytomel...Questions
    ... know if you remember, but I also had problems with Cytomel and headaches. I finally figured out that it's best ... feel like the headaches were the ups and downs as the Cytomel kicked in and wore off!. Not very scientific, but...
    ... Fish-- Thank god, not hypo yet. I'm on day 9 of cytomel and no synthroid...they upped the cyt. to 25mcg twice...

  10. my twin #'s
    ... 50-80% range of normal. T3 supplementation such as cytomel or Armour results in TSH suppression and as a result...

  11. Does brain fog ever go away?
    ... You just started with Cytomel right? Did you decrease your T4 dose when taking T3...

  12. HELP!!!!!! Am I going crazy?
    ... Endocrinoligist. I'm also wondering if a T3 supplement like Cytomel might help me? How do you figure out the percentages...
    ... 50-80% range of normal. T3 supplementation such as cytomel or Armour results in TSH suppression and as a result...

  13. what is armour, tapazole,synthroid?
    ... from England and we only have levothyroxine (T4) and cytomel (T3). I think synthroid is T4, but I dont know what...
    ... synthetic T4 are Levoxyl, Levothroid, and Unithroid. Cytomel is also used here; it's a synthetic form of T3. ...

  14. How long before T3 kicks in
    ... I started taking cytomel a week ago and have lost 5 pounds. I still have my...
    ... T4 (levothyroxine) I take 10mcg twice a day of T3 ( cytomel ) I have not been tested for vit D, B12 or ferritin...
    ... T4 (levothyroxine) I take 10mcg twice a day of T3 ( cytomel ) I have not been tested for vit D, B12 or ferritin...
    ... TT. Tomorrow I have to stop the Levo and switch to Cytomel (T3) 25mcg for 2 wks. Then, off all meds for 2wks ... how I'll be feeling over the next 2wks while on only Cytomel ? Better or worse? Tired or energentic? I'm just wondering...
    ... in the afternoon before dinner. I get my T3 (called cytomel ) from united pharmacies. I live in England and they...

  15. Silly me, I thought I'd found a doc who would help
    ... now I am with another Doctor and am on 4 Grains and Cytomel ..... just so you know he is about my 7th Doctor....


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