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  1. i love my shrink!
    ... hypo symptom ;) ) to get my stupid endo to prescribe cytomel . anyhow, i got him to prescribe it twice, but each ... this. i won't do it again." i do GREAT with the cytomel /synthroid mix (and my three relatives who also have ... mood swings ie. bad to worse!, etc). so i'd been off cytomel for a week when i went to see him on monday. i was...
    ... help with depression and are more likely to prescribe Cytomel than other doctors--even if the patient isn't clinically...
    ... my brain fog cleared up within days of starting cytomel . i know that some ppl experience a crash a few hours...
    ... measured. They then have their patients take their Cytomel , causing a big artificial spike in Free T3 that they...
    ... measured. They then have their patients take their Cytomel , causing a big artificial spike in Free T3 that they...

  2. Walking Thyroid Experiment
    ... slightly different about all the medications, armour, cytomel , synthroid, levoxyl, thyroxine, whatever stuff they...
    ... . After I refused to do a T4 alone, Doc suggested Cytomel . I'm under strict orders to call if I'm having difficulties...

  3. Free T3 / Free T4 relationship
    ... way to get some more T3 on board. You could add some Cytomel ...5mcg and see what happens....
    ... is o.k. and your T3 is low then you need T3, adding Cytomel would take care of this. A small dose I think would ... be enough and if your FT4 raises after adding the Cytomel then you slightly lower the T4 med....
    ... I wonder how she would react if I asked about Cytomel . It is terrible that people have to worry about insulting...
    ... should just ask your dr if you can try a low dose of Cytomel to see if it improves the way you feel....

  4. Need your advice on Meds and Testing (Meep, everyone)
    ... synthroid from 100 mcg to 88 mcg and added 25 mcg cytomel , since I was still not improving enough on the T4 ... to do any blood work for 6 months after adding the cytomel ??!!! I feel this is risky and a bad practice not ... local doc to test Free T3, in light of my TSH and the Cytomel dosing dilemma. My other thought is that the endo...
    ... since you never got a FT3 test. Maybe the dose of Cytomel was too high for you or maybe you were having trouble ... with it than the synthetic T4 only. I've never taken Cytomel so I don't know how it compares to the T3 in Armour ... remiss in not retesting for 6 months after adding the Cytomel . Katherine...
    ... has tested total T3 once, before starting me on the Cytomel . That measurement and range is listed in my original ... heart rate, etc). BUT, since we have moved to adding Cytomel , then I feel I might as well make the switch to Armour...
    ... around 1.5 and was at 1.19. That was before starting cytomel . I am going to have to see if I can get my local ... problem. My hubby seems to think that just lowering the cytomel dose would be the next thing to try, but I really ... 9 months, with trying different dosage and adding cytomel . Well, wish me luck ~ have to see if I can get...

  5. Asthma and Thyroid
    ... Really? I have asthma and take Synthroid and Cytomel -- and I never knew this. I guess I should look up...

  6. To AprilPow
    ... small savings runs out). I'm going to start taking cytomel with my synthroid, maybe by the time my foot heals...

  7. Generic Synthroid - not as good?
    ... times) to have a whole body scan with I-131, I used cytomel to get on and off the synthetic thyroid hormone (the ... T4--synthroid). I felt so much better on cytomel !!! Cytomel is T3 if I'm not mistaken. Everyone around...

  8. Running & Lack of "Oompf!"
    ... protein) FWIW, i take 50 mcg of synthroid and 25 of cytomel , so i DO have t3. but i suspect that if you're...

  9. Thyroid and marital issues
    ... fat compared to him, lol. I seriously want to try Cytomel with my Synthroid and see how that pans out. I have...

  10. Question on Cytomel dosing
    ... previous postings, instead of increasing the mg of cytomel (if increase is needed), you just take an extra one ... understanding this right?No, I don't think you are. Cytomel is synthetic T3. T3's half-life is about 6 hours...
    ... can help me to understand I didn't realize that cytomel left the body so quickly, does synthroid do the same ... ? Do most people take cytomel twice a day? Can cytomel and synthroid be taken together or should there be ... inbetween? How long should I wait after I start taking cytomel to have my levels checked? Iv'e read that after...
    ... I didn't realize that cytomel left the body so quickly, does synthroid do the same ... it's something like 20 days. Do most people take cytomel twice a day?I can't speak for "most" people; but quite ... and take 1/2 in the a.m. and 1/2 in the p.m. Can cytomel and synthroid be taken together or should there be ... together. How long should I wait after I start taking cytomel to have my levels checked?I don't take Cytomel, so ... month you'd get an accurate picture. (Someone taking Cytomel correct me if any of my information is inaccurate...
    ... www.thyroidmanager.org[/url], the half life of T3 ( cytomel ) is about one day. I have read other sources that ... days. What this means is that if you take your cytomel in the morning, then half of it is still in your blood...

  11. New results and questions
    ... I am now on 180 Mg of Armour and about 12.5 of cytomel . I am thinking from these results that I am not getting...
    ... I am now on 180 Mg of Armour and about 12.5 of cytomel . I am thinking from these results that I am not getting ... some. Adding in 50mcg Unithroid and dropping the Cytomel would probably be a good start in the right direction ... . Don't worry about dropping the Cytomel . T3 is about 4 times as active as T4, so you would...
    ... letting me try 50 mcg of synthroid and dropping the cytomel for now. Hopefully this will help....

  12. Looking for support.. feel like dying...
    ... right combination and dosage. I am on synthroid and cytomel and feel quite a bit better. I have not been overweight...
    ... taking things into my own hands and am going to start Cytomel (already take synthroid) and them wean myself off...

  13. Being tested tomorrow - Will taking my thyroid meds affect these (non-thyroid) tests?
    ... for AM Cortisol. Would taking my Synthroid and Cytomel in the morning affect any of these tests? Thanks...

  14. New to Thyroid board, can't read everything right now
    ... off the antidepressant (cymbalta currently) and add cytomel to see if this is the answer. Sometimes I believe...

  15. Fibromyalgia & Fatigue Centers - anyone?
    ... linger for a long time - what a concept - if the 5 of cytomel isn't enough. That in itself was a great thing to...
    ... estradoil so I can start the DHEA. He upped my cytomel to 10. I am taking the energy drink from Dr. T plus...

  16. Armour dosing
    ... due to the short half-life of the T3 in Armour (or cytomel or thyrolar if you are using synthetics) that many...

  17. Any guesses?
    ... like to hear them anyway. I just started : Armour, Cytomel (time-release compounded version), Isocort, Melatonin...
    ... I'm still breaking out after that...I know its the Cytomel ...since I didn't have this problem with the Armour...

  18. Thyroid out, and no meds...
    ... one lymph node. My doctor said to stop taking the cytomel last Sunday, 12/12, in preparation for the radioactive...
    ... one lymph node. My doctor said to stop taking the cytomel last Sunday, 12/12, in preparation for the radioactive ... Experience or opinions would be great. Thanks. Cytomel is VERY fast acting and clears your system quickly ... appear in a case like yours, even if you are taking Cytomel and stop suddenly....

  19. I think I'm going to like Cytomel!
    ... tell that I need a dosage adjustment. I took the Cytomel at 6:30 AM before getting ready for work and I was...
    ... I have got to get some,will a GP give Cytomel ?...
    ... I have got to get some,will a GP give Cytomel ? Many will, but just because it was what I needed ... doesn't mean it's what you need. I was low on T3 ( Cytomel is T3). Did you post your lab results for Meep? ...
    ... I'm going to be starting cytomel in a week. If I understand from previous postings ... , instead of increasing the dose of cytomel (if increase is needed), you just take an extra one...

  20. Adrenal results
    ... taking: 10 milligrams of Armour, 5 mcg time-released Cytomel , and 100 micrograms of Synthroid. That's like: 106 ... I started this just on Tuesday...the time-released cytomel and a couple milligrams of Armour being the newest...

  21. Question for people who are doing well on Armour and Cytomel
    ... split doses. You really need to start out slowly with Cytomel or Armour, so you body can adjust to the T3. I...
    ... of advice. Ask for Armour right away. Only accept Cytomel if it's the only option he gives you. There are other...
    ... I take generic synthroid and cytomel and it works well for me. Before, not taking cytomel ... feeling poorly. It didn't take long after starting cytomel that I was feeling good again. I lost 16 lbs, which...
    ... desiccated thyroid (Armour, Thyroid, Natur-throid), Cytomel (synthetic T3) or Synthroid (or any of the other T4...
    ... I take generic synthroid and cytomel and it works well for me. Before, not taking cytomel ... feeling poorly. It didn't take long after starting cytomel that I was feeling good again. I lost 16 lbs, which ... :) :) Hi Bellajoon, May I ask what dosage of Cytomel you take? Also, do you split your dose or take it...
    ... 10 milligrams of Armour, and 5 mcg of Time-released Cytomel four days ago. They are added to my 100mcg Synthroid...
    ... You're taking 3 different thyroid meds (Armour, Cytomel , and Synthroid)? Wow, that sounds like a lot -- but ... helping you, that's what counts. I didn't know that Cytomel comes in a time-released form. That's good to know...
    ... Loves: Cytomel ...needs to be compounded at a compounder to make it ... a regular drug store. The doc wanted me to do the Cytomel and I wanted Armour...so I did what she said..but...

  22. Something WORKED!
    ... synthroid is a different shape and bigger as well as the cytomel . The taste is icky too! But hey, if it means more...

  23. Newbie and haven't felt this bad in months!
    ... slowly over the last 6 months to 125 Synthroid with 7.5 cytomel a day. Felt great at my regular 6 wk appt 2 weeks ... 36, and T3 5.0 (changed from 10mg down to the 7.5 cytomel ). Called my old endo last week to see what my results...

  24. Thyroid and weight
    ... ve been on meds for i think 5 or 6 weeks now (25 of cytomel 50 of synthroid, plus 200 mg of selenium and a multi...

  25. Calling any runners with underactive thyroid
    ... i've been on medication (25 mcg cytomel and 50 of synthroid) for a little under a month. ...

  26. Problems With Conversion From T4 To T3: Help!!!!!
    ... 10 or more years ago. At the time the doctor tried cytomel on my husband and myself with not very good results...

  27. mood swings..
    ... have noticed (I think ) a difference when I'm on T3 ( cytomel ) - a difference for the better...less depressed feelings...

  28. I'm giving up hope :(
    ... my cortisol levels tested and possibly get some T3- cytomel . My Dr. told me before that cytomel probably won...

  29. Question about t3?
    ... it make your t4 go up too? Hi Lady. Taking T3 ( cytomel ) or taking a natural med with T4 and T3 will typically...
    ... fresh bottle of Snythroid and dropped off my 5 mcg Cytomel script to be time-released. It should be done being...

  30. Amour Drug and Weight Gain
    ... It's not just armour or synthroid - I am on cytomel and I can't stop gaining weight unless I stay under ... with thyroid hormone replacement. I am taking TONS of cytomel and levoxyl and still feel hypo - my blood work would...

  31. TSH osteoprosis & cardiomyopathy
    ... wanted to changed me back to synthroid and add some cytomel . I told her I would like to hang out with the armour...

  32. Just switched to thyrolar....
    ... Have been on Synthroid, synthroid and Cytomel, Cytomel alone, Armour, armour and Synthroid.....Now starting...
    ... Have been on Synthroid, synthroid and Cytomel, Cytomel alone, Armour, armour and Synthroid.....Now starting ... sense to add more T3 to your Armour in the form of Cytomel . You need to discuss this with your doctor. Comparing...

  33. Strong Connection between Perimenopause and Hypo symtoms??
    ... around 370 - maybe like you said, adding another 5mg of cytomel will do the trick. I just couldn't help but be amazed...
    ... than it was before my meds were increased and I'm on Cytomel (T3) now so I think that may account for improved...
    ... it will work for me! I'm presently taking Levox and cytomel and it seems to be helping some - I don't have as...
    ... needs that I had even ordered from a mexican pharmacy Cytomel AND Armour...and he said "Well? How'd you FEEL on ... it?" lol..and I told him that I only took the cytomel ...because I was tooooooooooo SCARED. He NEVER ONCE...
    ... BETTER!! I'm still taking my Levox...but stopped the cytomel ...it's not for me. I'm back on track with my daily...

  34. Meep..Question about something you said - Please Help Me!
    ... didn't have the brain fog anylonger, (still on 5mgs cytomel ) and have been feeling overall better, I'm STILL having ... prior to visit with her. I'm still on the Levoxyl and cytomel (levox 200 mcg and 5mg of Cytomel). I asked her if...
    ... the optimum dose of T3, do you mean the t3 from the cytomel ? I'm on the lowest dose I think...just 5mg. I'll be...
    ... 30 milligrams porcine extract...and eliminate the cytomel for now. I would give that a try first. Tweaking...
    ... endo also suggested that I could add another 5mg of cytomel in the evenings if I wanted to - she said she thought ... Know what I mean? :) May I'll add the other 5 mg of cytomel just to see what happens. I'm already on 200mcg of...
    ... the range you posted, so I would go ahead and up the Cytomel to 5mcg twice a day. (cytomel is available as a 10mcg...

  35. Is anyone mixing synthetic and Armour?
    ... protocal. She wants to do 100 mcg of T4 and 5mcg of Cytomel . I persuaded her to try a time-release version. ...

  36. My Test Results
    ... a good candidate for switching to Armour or adding Cytomel so that your T3 could be brought up that way....

  37. Anyone on Armour? How's it working for you?
    ... research on Armour. I'm still taking my Levoxyl and cytomel combo and may as well not be taking anything because ... until a couple of months ago. Now my doc has added Cytomel and while I think that's helped to relieve brain fog...
    ... and thought I was going to die....am on levoxyl and cytomel now and doing much better -...
    ... and thought I was going to die....am on levoxyl and cytomel now and doing much better - Hmmm...perhaps this is...
    ... I tell you what, though, I'm currently on 5mg of Cytomel - never had t3 before only t4. I can tell it makes...

  38. Help interpreting labs
    ... without having to pay a premium for the more expensive Cytomel . What dose of each are you taking? TSH ...
    ... made from an animal). I take levoxyl .150 and cytomel 25mcg. How much armour did you think i should switch...

  39. Help me with my hypo numbers - going bald
    ... was drawn. What would you suggest I start taking, Cytomel ? I don't understand why that Free T-4 is high on...
    ... I had a similar experience - I was doing fine on cytomel - then my doc said after a year of normal blood tests ... went to a new doc who has put me on both levoxyl and cytomel in much higher doses - my hair seems to have less...

  40. Meep, Midwest, and Other Numbers Experts...Please Help With Test Results
    ... Synthroid for years. I asked my endo if I can try some Cytomel (in addition to my Synthroid), as I've been feeling ... pills) for the PCOS. My endo won't give me the Cytomel until we clear up my other issues, and I'm getting...
    ... diuretics I have to take). My endo won't give me the Cytomel until we clear up my other issues, and I'm getting ... may go for a second opinion. On the other hand, the Cytomel might clear up the problems, but your thyroid labs...
    ... the sites also said how much better armour was than cytomel . So, if you have to convince a doc. to change your ... want to cut straight to armour rather than ask for cytomel and if that doesn't help then go to armour. You...
    ... Doc" refused to prescribe Armour. He did give me Cytomel (as a "compromise," he said). Initially, he said ... I don't even know if I should bother to fill the Cytomel . Perhaps I should continue looking for a doc who...
    ... the direction of his/her post? Well, I filled the Cytomel and will start taking it tomorrow. Since it's short...
    ... to him there he'll see it :) Well, I filled the Cytomel and will start taking it tomorrow. Since it's short...
    ... that would lend itself to splitting better than the Cytomel would. Cytomel, if you haven't seen it, is even smaller...
    ... index.cfm?PageID=findado_main Well, I filled the Cytomel .... Since it's short-acting, I won't be surprised...
    ... wonder if osteopaths take insurance? I took my first Cytomel pill this morning and am waiting to see what happens...
    ... not feeling very well after taking my first dose of Cytomel (5 mcg). I have a massive headache and (how do I...

  41. Disappointed and Discouraged Again
    ... new dosage of levox - 200mcg. Was prescribed 5mg of cytomel but didn't take it over weekend at all because I think ... crying spells and mood swings. I only stopped the Cytomel to see if the itching would stop. I've been advised ... several knowledgable people on here to continue w/ Cytomel BUT to decrease my Lovox back to 175mcg where I was ... before. When I was taking 175 I wasn't on Cytomel . I have gained 15lbs and can't seem to lose it no ... know what else to do. I guess I'll go back on the Cytomel and get the 175mcg Levox refilled. I'll list my labs...
    ... I LOST weight :) I'm going to start taking the Cytomel again...speaking of which.... I just read your post ... right? Ummmm...you're not going take that HUGH dose of cytomel anymore are you?? :) (shake your head no!) :) ...
    ... getting too much T4. Reducing the T4 and keeping the Cytomel would probably help you to feel better. Hang in there...
    ... take your advise and lower the levox and keep the cytomel ...thanks ... again :) LucyPearl...
    ... and refill levox at 175mcg and continue on 5mg of cytomel and see what happens. I already spoke to my friend...

  42. Is T3 (Cytomel) mainly for cognative improvement?
    ... can't really say that I feel better BECAUSE of the Cytomel that I'm taking OR simply because my Levox has been ... I've always felt better afterwards and NEVER had Cytomel until past month. So I'm not sure if I need the Cytomel ... I have notice scalp itching since I've started the Cytomel and have NOT taken any this weekend to just see if ... of the increase in T4 meds or because of the added Cytomel ?? :) Soccer...I've been reading your posts and...
    ... From what I've been reading, I'm thnking that adding Cytomel to T4 meds is mainly for help with improving cognative...
    ... Curious... Even if one's T3 levels are fine- can adding cytomel to your T4 medication help any? My #'s are fine-...
    ... Help me Please!! So you think I should stay on the Cytomel ? I just wish I could say that I feel a whole lot better ... with the Cytomel but I'm not sure I do :) Oh Meep...please help me...
    ... Help me Please!! So you think I should stay on the Cytomel ? I just wish I could say that I feel a whole lot better ... with the Cytomel but I'm not sure I do :) Oh Meep...please help me ... would drop back to the .175 and then get back on the Cytomel . and see what happens frmo there....

  43. you've probably heard it all before...sorry but i've got questions :)
    ... anymore. since my last email, i took 100 mcg of cytomel . that was about 2 hours ago i think. i stilll don ... 't feel a thing. i only have enough cytomel for 1 week, and no refills so i don't know what to...
    ... is synthroid or any of its generic forms. A T3 is cytomel or any of it's equals if there are any. T4s are converted...
    ... prescribe it. of course, he didn't want to prescribe the cytomel either......
    ... give you the meds you request in the future...like cytomel . And lastly, your insurance won't cover it if it...
    ... important. And these Ts are present in armour but not in cytomel . Needless to say, I won't be asking for any synthetic...

  44. Need Help From Vets. of Thyroidectomy
    ... TT on Oct. 29th and have returned to work. I am on cytomel awaiting RAI. I am not 100%, but I'm functional....

  45. how do I ask?
    ... under the impression that if I go on to armour and cytomel I should stop with the leg aches and start weight...
    ... under the impression that if I go on to armour and cytomel I should stop with the leg aches and start weight...
    ... Im not so sure he will give you both Armour and Cytomel though right off the bat cause of the T3 in Armour ... . Synthroid and Cytomel might be more like it but Armour would probably be...

  46. I can see clearly now the fog is gone....
    ... I LOVE cytomel , after three weeks of useless hypo hell, I already ... feel better after only three hours on cytomel . I am going to try to go to work tomorrow. My brain...
    ... Glad to hear you're feeling better! Are you on Cytomel in addition to another thyroid med? I'm on Synthroid ... and am trying to talk my endo into adding Cytomel . It's encouraging to hear that Cytomel makes such ... health in 2005 and thereafter, LT I LOVE cytomel , after three weeks of useless hypo hell, I already ... feel better after only three hours on cytomel . I am going to try to go to work tomorrow. My brain...
    ... on T4 alone. That's not to say you do not need cytomel . Just wanted to point out that my situation is extreme...

  47. Got My Free T3 and T4 labs - Please Look!
    ... increased my Levox from 175mcg to 200mcg AND added Cytomel 1 week later at my request. Not sure if I really needed...
    ... increased my Levox from 175mcg to 200mcg AND added Cytomel 1 week later at my request. Looks like you ... are on too much T4. The added Cytomel has your FT3 looking pretty decent though not quite...
    ... input! I have really been thinking about stopping the Cytomel . It's making my scalp and eyebrows itch like crazy ... problem converting my T3's so maybe I didnt' need the cytomel to begin with. I asked doc to put me on it a couple...
    ... Lucy? How much cytomel are you taking? Maybe you just need less?...
    ... the Levoxyl to 175 and refresh us on what dose of Cytomel you are on. I think part of the hyper symptoms ... top, but If you started with more than 5mcg of the Cytomel , then that could certainly be a factor, too....
    ... Hi Meep & Lynn I'm only on 5mgs of Cytomel . I'm not really feeling hyper...unless "popping" ... Endo...she hasn't seen them...pcp ordered them. The Cytomel is making my scalp itch I think :) I'm not sure that ... Cytomel is what I needed or not...never was on it before and...
    ... I don't think I'd drop the Cytomel since your FT3 is not high, but I would lower the...
    ... happen to know if itchy scalp is a side effect of Cytomel ? Endo even told me I could take 5mg in a.m. and another ... 5mg ( cytomel ) at lunchtime if I didn't feel as though I was improving...
    ... happen to know if itchy scalp is a side effect of Cytomel ? Endo even told me I could take 5mg in a.m. and another ... 5mg ( cytomel ) at lunchtime if I didn't feel as though I was improving ... right level, but upping the T4 med and then adding the Cytomel has raised your T4 to a hyper level even though you ... the T4 to T3 and when there is T3 available (via the Cytomel ) it will not be converting as much T4 to T3 so you ... with a higher level of T4. If you need to take the Cytomel in the afternoon as well that is o.k. since your T3 ... med. If you find that dropping back to 175 with the Cytomel ends up being not enough, you can always go between ... your T4 to be on the high side when taken with the Cytomel . Hope this makes sense to you....
    ... could have gotten away with just asking doc to add Cytomel to the 175mcg of Levox I was already taking? Well ... more than the endo anyway! :) OK...so I'll stay on Cytomel and call back to office to have my T4 meds dropped...
    ... bet going back to the 175 mg and continuing with the cytomel and perhaps forgoing the calcium or aleast droping...
    ... could have gotten away with just asking doc to add Cytomel to the 175mcg of Levox I was already taking? Yep...
    ... return to this level of meds AND continue to take the cytomel - 5mg is what I take now. Do you think this help get ... doing so well on just the 175 before. I'd never taken cytomel before in my life. I wonder if my Free 3's were low...
    ... Yes, if you drop to 175 stay on the Cytomel . Sometimes we do fine for a while and then things ... lovely cycles. Hang in there, try the 175 with the Cytomel , I have a feeling your FT3 was low prior to the Cytomel ... because it is now not quite at 70% with the Cytomel . If you feel draggy or low in the afternoon then ... take the Cytomel twice a day. To give you an idea of what you want...
    ... the weekend, I'll get the 175 and continue on the Cytomel and just see what my numbers are when I go back to...
    ... the weekend, I'll get the 175 and continue on the Cytomel and just see what my numbers are when I go back to ... messed me up so I changed meds back again and added Cytomel , but that still didn't seem to work so now and I think...
    ... your post that "I changed meds back again and added cytomel " - I'm beginning to realize that WE really need to...

  48. New TT patients, heed my tale!
    ... telling you this is no fun. So now I am starting cytomel for a week or so and then have to do hypo hell all...
    ... my cancer may be coming back. I too did the 6 week Cytomel to no meds routine(Cytomel makes me vomit blood, and...

  49. Its been a long time...
    ... since then. I have been on 88mcg synthroid and 5mcg cytomel since my last cocktail back in March. Starting in ... December 15th I come off all meds, put on higher dose of cytomel for 2 weeks then off everything till TSH hits the...

  50. thyroid hormones and depression
    ... talked the the dr about it and they switched me to cytomel and took me off the levoxyl. I don't fully understand ... that goes along with it. I just started taking the cytomel this afternoon, it feels pretty strong to me as well ... meds. I pretty much hate them so far. The dose of cytomel i'm taking is 25 mcg by the way to be raised to 50...
    ... you'll probably have to work your way up ... your cytomel dosage may just be too high too ... altho for a time...

  51. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!
    ... evening). I've been SO looking forward to starting Cytomel , and I've been waiting for the results of my latest ... bloodwork to show that Cytomel is necessary. Well, it turns out that my results ... diabetes (I'm only 38). My endo won't start me on Cytomel until I am retested. She wants to resolve my others...

  52. Just saying hello
    ... under medicated even at 200 mcg levoxyl and 5 mg of Cytomel ...but I guess the labs will tell for sure. I STILL...

  53. My hypo symptoms are going away!!!
    ... don't want to feel like this! I too had bought Cytomel AND Armour ....I wanted to see IF cytomel would help ... generic and it messed me up...I have NO IDEA if the cytomel was helping! SO FRUSTRATING!!!! Best Wishes to...
    ... the way, there is an Endo in my area who only gives Cytomel as a thyroid drug. He basically goes by one's Temperature ... !! Most of his patients take 3 whole Cytomel (25 each) a day. If he can use temperature for a...

  54. daldre1269.....??? Are you here. - T3/T4 questions
    ... you said you haid hair loss even on high doses of cytomel until you added t4... I was on a high dose of cytomel ... had an allergic reaction to it and he put me back on cytomel - I still felt like crap and just started increasing...
    ... had an allergic reaction to it and he put me back on cytomel If you had an allergic reaction to the binders ... fillers for those allergic to Armour. Are you only on Cytomel ? If so, your FT4 will stay low unless you add a T4...
    ... week who I'm pretty sure is going to add t4 to the cytomel ....it's just scary. I mean can you be resistant to...
    ... week who I'm pretty sure is going to add t4 to the cytomel ....it's just scary. I mean can you be resistant to...
    ... gained 12# since the first endocrinologist reduced my cytomel in September....ACK! I can't fit in any of my clothes ... be getting worse and worse....I'm back up to 50 mcg cytomel - that was the level it started falling out at - I...

  55. Trying to lose weight do you think .....
    ... of a person being treated for hypothyroidism with Cytomel only or with Armour, or with a combination of the...

  56. I got my lab report in! I could use your opinion please.
    ... that I'm not medicated enough...and needed the T3 ( cytomel ) for sure? but I have no real clue?...
    ... that I'm not medicated enough...and needed the T3 ( cytomel ) for sure? Hmmm....maybe you need Cytomel, maybe...

  57. Question about labs
    ... I am currently taking both Armour and cytomel , I have never heard of anyone taking both but adding ... the cytomel helped me when I was feeling dizzy and unstable. I ... have been taking 150 mg of Armour and 25 mg of Cytomel for the last year and a half or so without too much ... decided to up my Armour to 180 and have me cut the cytomel in half to take 12.5. I am not sure about this. His...
    ... Armour 150 Mg or Mcg whatever it is and the 25 of Cytomel for over a year and I was doing ok. For the last few ... the thyroid. I am wondering if I need to be on Cytomel now that I have increased to 180 of Armour, I guess...
    ... Armour 150 Mg or Mcg whatever it is and the 25 of Cytomel for over a year and I was doing ok. For the last few ... the thyroid. I am wondering if I need to be on Cytomel now that I have increased to 180 of Armour, I guess...

  58. Losing wt. while on med increase
    ... the midst of having my meds adjusted and now added cytomel (5mg) to my meds...so hoping I'll see a turn around...

  59. Use of antidepressants and TRH. Interesting info
    ... I found this on the Cytomel website. If anyone is taking antidepressants with...
    ... my T3 never have been optimal for me (tho i tried cytomel , at first it kinda' worked, then it just made me feel...

  60. Question about FT3 and FT4
    ... have to ask some questions. That is a high dose of Cytomel . How are you taking it? All at once? With food? ... for? Do you take antacids near when you take your Cytomel ? I am also considering trying to fall pregnant...
    ... so I am not sure how my slow release T3 compares to Cytomel ? Mine is made at a compounding pharmacy, who told...

  61. Feeling Desperate and not in control
    ... now. Endo increased my meds 2 weeks ago and added cytomel last week. I don't go back to have more labs done...
    ... Listening to some of my favorite music also helped. The Cytomel should help. T3 is faster acting than T4 so hopefully...

  62. question regarding cytomel
    ... Just wondering if cytomel makes more anxiety. Taht depends on whether you ... with it, and even too high if you are taking ONLY cytomel . I would recommedn starting at the lowest possible...

  63. New here...post 1 time before...need help and answers! TIA!!
    ... this info with me. My meds have been adjusted and cytomel has been added so now it's just a wait game. I have...

  64. When will the madness end!
    ... and doc has increased my levox to 200 mcg and added cytomel 5mg. Been on both less than 2 weeks - actually just ... started cytomel this week. I'm just not feeling well. I had a big...
    ... better. It took me at least 6 weeks when I added the cytomel to finally start to feeling better. I lost 16 pounds ... board and vent our frustrations. Good luck with the cytomel , it has been great for me. :)...

  65. New Labs
    ... Thanks Dea, I am taking .75 generic synthroid and .25 cytomel . I was a little afraid of the TSH even getting lower...

  66. Need Everyone's help
    ... moodswings really bad. I'm on some new meds now... Cytomel ...and hoping it will help. I'm also on Levoxyl. I ... being treated with higher dose of levox and added cytomel . Now I'm just waiting and praying they kick in soon...

  67. Free T3/T4 not increasing--what now???
    ... allergies to it or just can't use it....I now take cytomel (t3) and am going to add synthroid to that. I know...

  68. Best time to take Cytomel and Lexvox??
    ... Thanks, dea4! I appreciate the advise. Is cytomel known to give you "slumps"? What should I watch out...
    ... Its the lack of Cytomel (T3) that gives me the afternoon slumps. I take my ... afternoon Cytomel about 1 PM and am up and running again for the rest...
    ... diatron, ARe you also on meds other than cytomel ? Have you notice improvements in symtoms? Are you...
    ... trick you can try to get more mileage out of your Cytomel , and this ONLY applies to Cytomel is take it with ... extended release T3 med. Again THIS ONLY WORKS WITH CYTOMEL and not any other thyroid med. Otherwise, take...
    ... I'm getting the feeling that Cytomel is for energy only?? Is that what t3 hormones do,...
    ... I'm getting the feeling that Cytomel is for energy only?? Is that what t3 hormones do, ... for me...I'd appreciate it :) LucyPearl T3/ Cytomel isn't ONLY for energy, it is for moods, nerve health...

  69. armour and synthroid question
    ... other tests. I kept testing low in fT3 so he added cytomel to the synthroid but that wasn't helpful. That was...
    ... other tests. I kept testing low in fT3 so he added cytomel to the synthroid but that wasn't helpful. That was...

  70. Need Expert Input Please
    ... someone educates you. So now...I take my levox and cytomel (just started on cytomel this week) not less than...

  71. Dosage too high?
    ... below normal ranges! - had to switch to 75 mcg T3 ( cytomel ) - don't be scared of the amounts if you aren't FEELING...

  72. Blood test results....
    ... ask for Armour, or stay on the Synthroid and ask for Cytomel . You will want to raise your T4 as well, you may ... need to go to 75mcg, or if you are adding the Cytomel you may want to keep taking the 50 and then get a ... if needed raise the T4 dose to 75mcg Synthroid and Cytomel for T3. I would start low with the Cytomel though...

  73. ??? Anyone have RAI right after surgery?
    ... weeks for RAI - for 4 of those weeks I could have cytomel . My endo says don't take any cytomel and just...

  74. What dose of Cytomel/T3 were you started on?
    ... interested in the first question: 1) What dose of Cytomel /T3 were you started on? I started on 10 2 ... still seemed to have a lot of skips, so we dropped the Cytomel and I switched to Nature Throid 6) Did you have...
    ... palpitations and my own experience with palpitations (not cytomel related, not taken it before) and fast heart rate...
    ... accurate to contribute the 'boost' I have felt to the cytomel that I have just been on 3 days now??? BUT, I have ... positive change in my fatigue level after starting the cytomel !!! I don't know if it is possible to have cytomel...
    ... T3 works pretty quickly so it may be the Cytomel helping your energy level. Glad your at least having...

  75. normal FT4, but high TSH...question
    ... Ok, then when I take cytomel , along with levoxyl, it causes palps and I am unable...
    ... Ok, then when I take cytomel , along with levoxyl, it causes palps and I am unable ... how your body responded to them. Telling me that Cytomel gave you palps means nothing unless I know when you...


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