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  1. question about hypothyroidism
    ... odybuilding supplements when you have hypothyroidism i take levothroid 0.025 MG daily and if i did take them would i have ... to increase my levothroid thank you in advance...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Prednisone and alcohol
    ... m on such a low dose. Also, I take Cymbalta, Levothroid and Necon. I have never heard of any interactions...
    ... m on such a low dose. Also, I take Cymbalta, Levothroid and Necon. I have never heard of any interactions...

Smoking Cessation board

  1. 14 months later - my story
    ... am just now getting to really good levels, (I'm on Levothroid , 100 mg., btw), and I'm feeling SOOO much better!...

  2. Another Newbie
    ... goes away. But I hate to quit Armour, and go back to Levothroid , as the Armour is what got my Vdy under control. 4...

Arthritis board

  1. Question about aches and pains
    ... results from another endo. You prescribed 25 mcg of Levothroid and told me to have blood drawn again in August. ...

Osteoporosis board

  1. To all on thyroid!!!
    ... read, I think somewhere on these healthboards, that levothroid (synthroid) contributes to high cholesterol, which...

  2. I've ordered the Strontium!
    ... Vitamin D, and a multivitamin/mineral. I also take levothroid , which has to be taken on an empty stomach -- and ... calcium, although ezorb says its formula does not impact levothroid . And I am a vegetarian, moving more into veganism...

  3. High parathyroid levels-osteoporosis next?
    ... it was the thyroid meds. They switched me back to Levothroid and the least allergic and thryoid problems with....

Dizziness / Vertigo board

  1. Synthroid, vertigo, brain freeze
    ... said, when I first started on both a diuretic and Levothroid after my hypoT diagnosis, I did experience the kind...

Multiple Sclerosis board

  1. Question about aches and pains
    ... results from another endo. You prescribed 25 mcg of Levothroid and told me to have blood drawn again in August. ...

Cancer: Thyroid board

  1. thyroid cancer - painful pins & needles
    ... medication. (Are you on medication yet?) I was on Levothroid for almost 3 months before starting Armour, and the...
    ... s one thing that did settle down when I was taking Levothroid , and didn't really realize it until I thought about...

  2. Synthroid and Thyroid Cancer - Meep?
    ... the same active ingredient as Synthroid: Levoxyl, Levothroid , Levo-T and Unithroid. Synthetic T3 is available...

  3. What kind of thyroid medication is everyone taking after thyroid cancer?
    ... me not to take generic, but I have found out that levothroid & levoxyl are brand names. I met a lady on-line last...

Vitamins & Supplements board

  1. Anyone have any info on glutathione?
    ... a thyroid problem (hashimotos, taking 150 mcg's of levothroid ) I also take a multi vitamin, extra vitamin E, vitical...

  2. Vitamins to help correct hormonal imbalance
    ... went to the ER and was diagnosed with Hypo. Went on Levothroid and about 4 months later became hyper again. They...

Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. Tight chest - breathing problems
    ... So I'd ask her for an increase, (I was taking only Levothroid then), and she would give it to me. ..."So long as...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Serious Health Concern
    ... needed. I have a hypo-thyroid and take 200mcg of Levothroid per day. No allergies to medications or foods. ...

Hormone Problems board

  1. Newbie w/ questions-advice please
    ... overweight. My thyroid is slightly low and I'm on 50 mg Levothroid . The acne began when I started taking that med. ...

  2. Need help with lab results...please
    ... was diagnosed in June 2005, and was put on 88mcg of Levothroid . Well, July 2006, my TSH was normal but my T4 was...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Pregnant, hypothyroid in San Francisco Bay Area... NEED MD HELP!
    ... the dose I was on for 20 years and has reduced my Levothroid . After a year, I am experiencing the same old symptoms...
    ... treatment, she became a very cool [good] Dr. I am on Levothroid and she even was cool about giving me Cytomel, [I...

  2. NEW Labs - Need advice
    ... in half to 12.5 mcg? (25mcg is the smallest dose of Levothroid ) When I have labs done it is always at 8 am -...

  3. TSH Levels & Hashi Fatigue
    ... if I shouldn't be lower since I'm on meds (.75 mcg levothroid ) My doc doesn't believe in checking other levels...

  4. what is armour, tapazole,synthroid?
    ... Other US brand names for synthetic T4 are Levoxyl, Levothroid , and Unithroid. Cytomel is also used here; it's a...

  5. when to take medicine
    ... picked it up yesterday. It says to take this medicine ( Levothroid ) at least 4 hours before taking antacids, iron or...

  6. Need Input so upset!
    ... lasted 3 weeks and threw in the towel. I then went on Levothroid . Now I'm on Levothroid/Cytomel combo. We all have...

  7. Just Diagnosed with Hypothyroidism
    ... see my primary ASAP. He also wrote me a script for Levothroid 25mg. He did indeed scare me as he told me that I...

  8. Thyroid Numbers Still Don't Show Change Expected, Plus I Have Put Weight On
    ... in early March with Hypothyroidism and started on Levothroid at that time with the following dosages started on...

  9. help w/ my results?
    ... after my initial TSH test, I've been taking 75 mcg of levothroid a day. I took another TSH test along with my prenatal ... not making this up. I'm also not "doctor shopping". Levothroid doesn't make me high! Would I seek out more just for...

  10. Reverse T3---Need advise on new Thyroid Lab report
    ... I haven't started the 25mcg Levothroid t4/Forest Pharma., yet. I was doing some figuring...

  11. TSH jumped from 5 to 11 in 8 months.
    ... since 2004 and the only medication given to me is Levothroid . I am now at 88 mcg. In 2006, my TSH was 4.8... last...

  12. Test Results In_I'm A Little Scared_High Thyroglobulin_Help!
    ... low-dose of Armour, about 20 mg. I had been taking Levothroid a couple of months ago, and it did start to make me...

  13. Any way to lose the weight? TSH level up
    ... about 1/4. Still gaining. My doctor increased my levothroid from .05mg to .075mg six months ago. Today she increased...
    ... going through the same thing. I hope the increased levothroid will help, but in the meantime, I'm just getting bigger...
    ... exercise is my only option, and hope that the increased levothroid will help as well....
    ... meat. I'm still fat, I've been on the new dose of levothroid and it hasn't done any miracles in the week I've been ... anyone had any side effects of an increased dose of levothroid ? I'm getting indigestion a lot more often and my...

  14. Pulse rate
    ... name brand, like Synthroid, Levoxyl, Unithroid, or Levothroid , instead of using a generic that may not be the same...

  15. Doctor won't treat me correctly
    ... condition and one that is easily treated by taking T4 ( levothroid ), which you are on, for the rest of your life. There...

  16. Hypo & Weight Gain (Want to Lose Weight)
    ... Hypothyroidism about 15 years ago and am on .75mg of Levothroid daily. Even so, I have always been at a fairly low...

  17. TSH Test shows TSH value 0.32 L (low). What does this mean?
    ... about 45 years ago for overactive thyroid. I take Levothroid 125 MCG once a day religiously and also the cholesterol...
    ... hyperthyroid once again. It may be because your Levothroid dose is simply too high. But you could have a more...

  18. Thyroxine tablets without lactose?
    ... Levoxyl, Levothroid , and the generic manufactured by Mylan do not contain...

  19. Lab Results-need help interpreting
    ... off Synthyroid 1.0 at the end of Nov. and put me on Levothroid .75 Thank you for any responses!;)...

  20. Proper TSH Levels
    ... diagnosed for just over a year. I've been taking levothroid the whole time and am at 75 mcg. dosage. My last...

  21. Help interpreting TSH/FT4 levels
    ... To follow up on this, I got prescribed Levothroid by my PCP. Not sure what dosage. When I asked about ... it will be another two weeks before I'll start the Levothroid ....

  22. please help
    ... Levothyroxine, Levoxyl, Synthroid, Levothroid , Unithroid... They're all the exact same chemical...

  23. levothyroxine/levothroid?
    ... when i called my dr. for a refill she called me in LEVOTHROID 50 MCG. i also had my blood work done again and she...
    ... thyroid hormone that your gland would make if it could. Levothroid is just a name brand of the generic levothyroxine...

  24. Endo Stopped Thyroid Meds for 6 weeks & Testing Adrenals - Anyone Else? Advice!!!
    ... if you have not already. I could not tolerate the levothroid at all....

  25. Quick question before tomorrow, please Midwest? Reece?
    ... of the brand name thyroid meds: be it Synthroid, Levothroid , Levoxyl. Pick one and stick with it. For many, ... giving you Synthroid one month, Levoxyl the next, and Levothroid on the third month. All good meds, but there are...

  26. Armour Use
    ... grains. 60 mg = 1 grain. The T4 med (Synthroid or levothroid ) will slowly leave your system when you stop taking...

  27. Something stuck in my throat
    ... 23/07 and she changed my medicine from Levoxyl to Levothroid 100 mcg. In the past week it has felt like there...

  28. What kind of tests to ask for?
    ... other T4 drugs available in the US are Unithroid, Levothroid , and Levo-T. There are many generics, too. Any one...

  29. Update
    ... but have been reading other post here. I am taking Levothroid .125mg which has help, but I am still tired, feel...
    ... The reason I and taking Levothroid is because the endo wants to suppress my thyroid....

  30. how long does it take for levothroid to start working
    ... How long does it take for levothroid to start working? I was taking synthroid and it worked ... is all messed up. Went to the Dr. and she put me on levothroid . Its been 8 days now and still feeling bad. My insurance...
    ... v been this small all my lfe.)Im taking 100 mg of levothroid . could this be a problem for me? i dont have the results...
    ... and needs to be switched up! You've been on the Levothroid for about 3 weeks, now, right? It's getting to the...

  31. On the wrong meds....
    ... Laboratories), Unithroid (Jerome Stevens Pharmaceuticals), Levothroid (Forest Pharmaceuticals). The generic and name brands...

  32. Hypothyroidism, So What?
    ... abnormal hormone levels. Finally am I going to be on Levothroid (or whatever) for the rest of my life? There must...
    ... Uptake tests? Not yet. I'm supposed to start taking Levothroid now and then go see the Dr. in a couple of weeks....

  33. horrible headaches since beginning Synthroid?
    ... could ask to try a different brand, like Unithroid, Levothroid , Levoxyl, et al, to see if the problem is limited...

  34. A Return Visit To The Doctor
    ... benign. I have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis and I am on Levothroid .125mg. Am I being stubborn or concern about my health...

  35. Thyroid Disorder And Drug Issues
    ... In Terms Of Effectiveness With Using Synthroid Vs. Levothroid ? Is One More Effective Than The Other? Are There...
    ... to keep my TSH levels very consistent. I took Levothroid for years and years but there was a period of time...
    ... In your Synthroid, Levothroid , Levoxyl.. the thyroxine hormone concentration is ... the common T4 supplements, feel free to ignore it. Levothroid stats: Pharmacokinetics Absorption Bio-availability...

  36. Hands hot to the touch, do you have this symptom?
    ... I was feeling a little hyper, and so I took no T4 [ Levothroid ] for 2 days, [except I did take my Cytomel, [T3] which ... high on my test results], so I went 2 days with no Levothroid , and then 2 days I only took 1/2 a Levothroid, and...
    ... time], and I also found that just taking these meds ( Levothroid and Cytomel) all alone just wasn't enough. I had to...

  37. Problems with increase in meds, anyone else?
    ... I am right now decreasing from 137 mcg's of my Levothroid to 125... [still taking .5 of Cytomel though], and...

  38. I was in denial with Hypo, but the symptoms keep piling up
    ... treated for hypo for three years, they have me on Levothroid .05 MG and the last time I was tested was back in...
    ... never got the test results. Anyway, so now I am on Levothroid .075 and have been on it 15 days and feel no difference...

  39. Tests/symptoms confuse me!! Help!
    ... since childhood. My current doc is suggesting Levothroid 50 mg. Do I need this?? Does my story sound live subclinica...

  40. Synthroid or Armour
    ... generic. My T4 prescription is for a brand called Levothroid . Major brands of T4 meds in the U.S. are Synthroid ... , Levoxyl, Levothroid and Unithroid. There are generic brands as well and...
    ... generic. My T4 prescription is for a brand called Levothroid . Major brands of T4 meds in the U.S. are Synthroid ... , Levoxyl, Levothroid and Unithroid. There are generic brands as well and...

  41. Erinbeth-what were your negative symptoms with each increase?
    ... difference between my journey and yours. See this (all Levothroid , no med changes, just hanging on and going through ... Started out at TSH 6.4, was given 50 mcgs (.050mg) Levothroid . Six weeks later TSH was 3.7, given 75 mcgs Levothroid ... . Six weeks later TSH was 2.7, given 88 mcgs Levothroid . Eight weeks later TSH was 1.9, given 100 mcgs Levothroid ... . Three months later TSH was 1.7, given 125 mcgs Levothroid . May 1, 2007 TSH was 2.7, given 150 mcgs Levothroid ... switching meds around and just staying on course with my Levothroid helped lessen that. I did have some of that, noticed...

  42. TSH jumped up in less than a year for this Hashimoto's gal!!
    ... recently reached what is, for me, an optimal dose of Levothroid , 150 mcgs, took me 14 months to get there. TSH was...

  43. Endo abruptly changed view
    ... lab. Multiple TSH labs and multiple increases of my Levothroid (T4 only) med over a course of 14 months and I'm a...

  44. Support Desperately Needed
    ... choice. I think most do very well on Unithroid and Levothroid . I hear that Armour also makes people lose hair but...

  45. I'm sick of my thryoid being up and down
    ... Navy"]Hi Donna, I am on a synthetic thyroid hormone ( Levothroid ) and feel terrific (age 63, wanna' have a bike race...

  46. i dont understand why?
    ... months of both healing and gradual increase of my Levothroid . A year or so is very common. I am sorry you are...
    ... difference if I happened to be taking Synthroid, but I take Levothroid . [/FONT]...

  47. Sleep disturbances
    ... T4 2. Switch to synthetic T4 (Synthroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid , Unithroid, etc.) and synthetic T3 (Cytomel) as Red...

  48. Supplements, do they help
    ... particularly selenium. Currently I am on very low Levothroid . Any experience/comments?...

  49. Does Low T4 even matter?
    ... levels using both Armour and a T4 hormone. I take Levothroid and feel fine. My body, like most, converts T4 to...
    ... doctor: (1) either adding T4 (Synthroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid or Unithroid) to bring that level up and, perhaps ... Levothyroxine is the generic name and Sythroid, Leoxyl, Levothroid , Unithroid are brand names) to see if your body will...

  50. TSH and other lab work...I'm confused...
    ... time, TSH labs and gradually increased dosage of Levothroid . There were no FT3s, no FT4s and no adrenal function...

  51. I need encouragement
    ... long and hard until I heard yours. I am on 150 mcg Levothroid after 14 months of treatment, going in for another...

  52. Are these connected?
    ... Are there any complications with taking levothroid with a cholesterol lowering drug?...

  53. What medicine are you taking TT people?
    ... TT people" ;) , just plain ole' hypothyroid taking Levothroid , but your post raised some questions in my mind. ...
    ... TT people" ;) , just plain ole' hypothyroid taking Levothroid , but your post raised some questions in my mind. ...

  54. Synthroid & Muscle Pains..my Endo Doesn't Believe It
    ... shoulder pain would be relieved with an optimal dose of Levothroid , but my TSH lab yesterday came back at .53 and I can...

  55. Signs of overmedication?
    ... big pharma" used in reference to Synthroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid , Unithroid, etc. IOW, the synthethic thyroid meds ... Armour. That always puzzles me, especially since Levothroid and Armour are made by the same company. Why is that...

  56. What is normal TSH range?
    ... Started out at TSH 6.4, was given 50 mcgs (.050mg) Levothroid . Six weeks later TSH was 3.7, given 75 mcgs Levothroid ... . Six weeks later TSH was 2.7, given 88 mcgs Levothroid . Eight weeks later TSH was 1.9, given 100 mcgs Levothroid ... . Three months later TSH was 1.7, given 125 mcgs Levothroid . May 1, 2007 TSH was 2.7, given 150 mcgs Levothroid...


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