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  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...
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  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 -...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour Cytomel Levoxyl Synthroid Tapazole Unithroid

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour Cytomel Synthroid

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: thyroxine

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prenatal

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour Estradiol

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos

  14. Pulse rate
    ... name brand, like Synthroid, Levoxyl, Unithroid, or Levothroid , instead of using a generic that may not be the same...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Levoxyl Synthroid Unithroid

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis

  18. Thyroxine tablets without lactose?
    ... Levoxyl, Levothroid , and the generic manufactured by Mylan do not contain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos Levoxyl Synthroid Unithroid

  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!;)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: thyroxine

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Levoxyl Synthroid Unithroid levothyroxine

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: levothyroxine Levoxyl Synthroid Unithroid

  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....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Levoxyl

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Levoxyl Synthroid

  26. Armour Use
    ... grains. 60 mg = 1 grain. The T4 med (Synthroid or levothroid ) will slowly leave your system when you stop taking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour Synthroid

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Levoxyl

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour Levoxyl Synthroid Unithroid

  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....
    Medications also discussed in this post: thyroxine

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid levothyroxine

  31. On the wrong meds....
    ... Laboratories), Unithroid (Jerome Stevens Pharmaceuticals), Levothroid (Forest Pharmaceuticals). The generic and name brands...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Levoxyl Synthroid Unithroid levothyroxine

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Levoxyl Synthroid Unithroid

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid Levoxyl Actos levothyroxine

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cytomel Levoxyl

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour Cytomel Prilosec

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: thyroxine

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Levoxyl Synthroid Unithroid

  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...
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  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]...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri Synthroid

  47. Sleep disturbances
    ... T4 2. Switch to synthetic T4 (Synthroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid , Unithroid, etc.) and synthetic T3 (Cytomel) as Red...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour Cytomel Levoxyl Synthroid Unithroid

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour Levoxyl Synthroid Unithroid levothyroxine

  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. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour Synthroid

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour Levoxyl Synthroid Unithroid

  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...

  57. MIDWEST-Help with Labs?
    ... Armour dose as is and gradually add T4 (Synthroid or Levothroid or Levoxyl or Unithroid) to see if that brings the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour Levoxyl Synthroid Unithroid

  58. Hypothyroid Symptons?
    ... Periodic labs were done and each resulted in a Levothroid increase: .050mg; .075 mg; .088 mg; .100 mg; .125...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  59. aches and pains on meds
    ... returned. Some time after the increase to 150 mcgs ( Levothroid ) I began to lose most of that pain again. I won't...

  60. question about hypothyroidism
    ... i have hypothyroidism and i take levothroid 0.025 MG daily is it safe to take testosterone boosters ... dybuilding supplements and if so will i have to increase my levothroid thanks in advance...

  61. Cytomel!
    ... After the RAI (three days later) I was put back on Levothroid . Now on .175mg. But have been hypothyroid since...
    ... After the RAI (three days later) I was put back on Levothroid . Now on .175mg. But have been hypothyroid since...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cytomel

  62. Accidental encounter with a GOOD DOCTOR!
    ... my pantry. My auntie is like you. She keeps her Levothroid on her bathroom sink/counter....in a little bowl. ... wrong med, or later forget and go, "Hmm..did I take my Levothroid ?"... LOL I used to do that...a lot. Also,...I...
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  63. confused on testing
    ... patient who has worked upward to a dose of 150 mcgs Levothroid over a period of 13 months. Although the leveling...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Levoxyl Synthroid

  64. HELP! Hypo with increasing meds, decreasing energy
    ... finally in April after being increased to 125 mcgs Levothroid . After about a month I suddenly felt terrible, had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri

  65. Horrendously Hypothyroid
    ... pretty miserable. I received an increase of my Levothroid at that point from 125 mcgs to 150 mcgs, will test...

  66. Levothroid-need advice!!
    ... TSH was borderline (3.1) and put me on a trial of Levothroid for 8 weeks to see what happens. I'll admit I do have ... teenager again! Are these symptoms side effects of Levothroid ? I've been on it for ~6 weeks now. Could I possibly...

  67. have graves now am hypo?
    ... level is brought up. That was true for me. I take Levothroid and haven't yet seen a need to add a T3 med. [...
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  68. Test results for year &1/2
    ... doctor just increased mine from 125 mcgs to 150 mcgs ( Levothroid ) because the May 1st TSH went up to 2.7 (had been ... 4-06 TSH was 6.4 MU/L (1-2 target range) - 50 mcg Levothroid prescribed 6-20-06 TSH was 3.7 MU/L (1-2 target range ... ) - 75 mcg Levothroid prescribed 8-8-06 TSH was 2.7 MU/L (1-2 target range ... ) - 88 mcg Levothroid prescribed 10-12-06 TSH was 1.9 MU/L (1-2 target ... range) - 100 mcg Levothroid prescribed 1-19-07 TSH was 1.7 MU/L (1-2 target range ... ) - 125 mcg Levothroid prescribed 5-1-07 TSH was 2.7 MU/L (1-2 target range ... Doctor was MIA due to biking injury, but increased the Levothroid prescription to 150 mcg on 5-21-07, asked me to return...

  69. TSH rising-meds question
    ... 4-06 TSH was 6.4 MU/L (1-2 target range) - 50 mcg Levothroid prescribed 6-20-06 TSH was 3.7 MU/L (1-2 target ... range) - 75 mcg Levothroid prescribed 8-8-06 TSH was 2.7 MU/L (1-2 target ... range) - 88 mcg Levothroid prescribed 10-12-06 TSH was 1.9 MU/L (1-2 target ... range) - 100 mcg Levothroid prescribed 1-19-07 TSH was 1.7 MU/L (1-2 target ... range) - 125 mcg Levothroid prescribed 5-1-07 TSH was 2.7 MU/L (1-2 target ... Doctor was MIA due to biking injury, but increased the Levothroid prescription to 150 mcg on 5-21-07, asked me to return...
    ... you say your dr. changed your prescription med. for levothroid to something else?If he did, why did he do that??...
    ... of medicine. He never has, though. I have been on Levothroid since I was first diagnosed and have never seen a ... vitamin supplements at least four hours apart from the Levothroid , just to be on the safe side. Neither the doctor...
    ... if you can cut them really evenly in thirds. The Levothroid cuts fine in half, but not in thirds, so that wouldn...
    ... you say your dr. changed your prescription med. for levothroid to something else?If he did, why did he do that??...
    ... going to help you. I am diagnosed hypothyroid, take Levothroid for that condition and a diuretic for the edema which...
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  70. tsh 5.35 horrible symptoms
    ... 4-06 TSH was 6.4 MU/L (1-2 target range) - 50 mcg Levothroid prescribed 6-20-06 TSH was 3.7 MU/L (1-2 target ... range) - 75 mcg Levothroid prescribed 8-8-06 TSH was 2.7 MU/L (1-2 target ... range) - 88 mcg Levothroid prescribed 10-12-06 TSH was 1.9 MU/L (1-2 target ... range) - 100 mcg Levothroid prescribed 1-19-07 TSH was 1.7 MU/L (1-2 target ... range) - 125 mcg Levothroid prescribed 5-1-07 TSH was 2.7 MU/L (1-2 target ... Doctor was MIA due to biking injury, but increased the Levothroid prescription to 150 mcg on 5-21-07, asked me to return...
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  71. Can nerve pain be caused by Armour?
    ... mine was related to my thyroid disorder or the med ( Levothroid ) at all.[/FONT]...

  72. Hashi Goiter Has Returned
    ... large goiters & no detected nodules, been on meds ( levothroid ) for 6 months. Yoyo-ing symptoms Truthfully, I...

  73. Lab Tests & Medicine
    ... few weeks ago and explained that after going to 50 levothroid (roughly 3 months ago), I felt great but the last ... 4.) Any votes on which meds are the best? I'm on levothroid , but I've heard of other types and wonder which ones...
    ... Armour) which isn't included in T4-only meds like Levothroid or Synthroid. You may or may not be one of them....
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  74. Deb123 and other Adrenal folks
    ... So far, I am being treated with a T4 only med, Levothroid . So far, there is no reason to believe the T4 to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour

  75. Hypo and Puffy Face
    ... away for people once treated. Edit to say: I take Levothroid , not Armour, if that helps. [/FONT]...
    ... hear that you were able to lose the puffy face with levothroid . At 8 months of treatment I was beginning to think...
    ... hear that you were able to lose the puffy face with levothroid . At 8 months of treatment I was beginning to think...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour


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