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  1. bilij or Anyone.......question about AmbienCR?
    ... ambien and then to ambien CR. The doc lowered by synthroid medication and within a few days I was back to sleeping...

  2. My Fibro Pain Has Gone
    ... Thyroid for just as many years. I have been taking Synthroid for years. My Fibro symptoms seem to be getting worse ... topic that a few people had gotten muscle pains from Synthroid . Now nowhere on the web, pharmacies or drug information ... is this listed as a side effect of Synthroid . My doctor never heard of that either. I decided to...
    ... it worked. Thanks for letting us know about the synthroid and the pain, I have never heard of that either. ...
    ... interesting information. I am on Armour Thyroid since the Synthroid did diddly. Doing much better. I didn't experience...

  3. THYROID or FIBRO?
    ... I have been on Synthroid for years. I also had two doctors tell me I had Fibro ... Well I had all the symptoms of Fibro. I was also on Synthroid for years. My Fibro seemed to get worse and worse ... people have had terrible muscle pains when taking Synthroid . Now this is not listed as one of the side effects ... day to get some relief. I decided to stop taking the Synthroid for a few days. My legs felt much better. Since my ... good. I still believe I have Fibro but it seemed the Synthroid made the symptoms a lot worse. I would recommend anyone...

  4. Synthroid Crash?
    ... completely absorbed. Are you taking the brand name Synthroid ? I ask that because at one point they switched me ... fluctuations during the day and had to switch back to Synthroid . Got highs and lows on the generic....
    ... I take my synthroid at around 7:30am give or take an hour. I don't have...
    ... you have problems with converting the T4 from the Synthroid into the active T3 hormone, you can have a crash in ... who had a 'normal' TSH, low free T4 until I got on Synthroid /later Levoxyl, but still had crashes until I added...

  5. Low Dose Steriod For Fibro?
    ... few weeks and then that wore off. I am on 100mcg of Synthroid for an underactive thryroid. I was hoping that thyroid...

  6. Fibro and hairloss??
    ... lower third of the range, sometimes using a med like Synthroid or Levoxyl will bring up free T3. But not always...

  7. Milnacipran.Anyone else try it yet?
    ... really don't recall any bad side effects. I am on Synthroid so if I remember correctly, it made me jittery. But ... that happens when I drink to much caffine with synthroid also. I am considering trying it again...

  8. Can FM and HYPO be related
    ... iodide back in 1980. Therefore now hypothyroid and on synthroid . I mentioned to my PCP what everyone has written...

  9. Worst Flare Since Diagnosis
    ... wonder how I can keep up. The other meds are Synthroid 75 mcg and Cytomel 25 mcg for Hashi's/hypothyroid...

  10. I need suggestions...
    ... and my thyroid was very low. I have been taking Synthroid for several months and it still isn't up to normal...

  11. Elmar, Glojier
    ... been concentating more on fibro. B/c I have been on Synthroid and endo feels this is good. But tonight I brainstormed...

  12. Goodmorning my fellow fibromates!
    ... to have one more task off his list. The T4 meds ( Synthroid & levoxyl) helped me a little bit, and made my free...

  13. Foot pain
    ... it fails to improve much with standard T4 meds like Synthroid . In such cases improvement in symptoms can be more...

  14. Fybro Hypothyroidism Connection
    ... inactive thyroid. I was put on high dose meds for it ( synthroid 2.5 mg) and suddenly went off the meds for a period ... meds for it and my legs. As I said, once I got the synthroid back in my system all of those things have stopped...
    ... My thyroid was way low. After about a month on Synthroid my fibro came back worse than ever. I have more energy ... what? THEY DIDN'T WORK!!!! I think it's great that Synthroid helps you feel so much better. I hope it continues ... to work. Hey, I take my synthroid with more dedication than I used to take my birth...
    ... of taking it out with surgery, so I have to take my Synthroid regliously. It never occured to me that it would cause...
    ... problems, am hypothyroid. I am finally on a dose of synthroid that works for me (112mcg). I think the key to it...
    ... Ya know...I probably did sound crazy saying that Synthroid made my Fibro worse and that was great! Well, I guess...
    ... Ya know...I probably did sound crazy saying that Synthroid made my Fibro worse and that was great! Well, I guess...

  15. other autoimmune problems along with fibro
    ... noticed my thyroid was extremely slow, so was put on synthroid . now my kidneys are acting up, but im sure its got...

  16. Can Someone Please Help Me??
    ... combination of T3 + T4 meds, rather than the T4-only meds ( Synthroid , Levoxyl) that are universally offered. T3 is esp...

  17. My Hair Is Falling Out
    ... out it was my thyroid that was low. Started taking Synthroid and my body came back to life. Energy level up.....
    ... several nodules on my thyroid . I was then placed on synthroid and after a few months of being on it, my hair stopped...

  18. I Thought I Was The Smarty!!!!
    ... you tried it? Would it interfere with the Levoxyl or Synthroid ??? Worth a shot at next doc appt. Today I know this...
    ... so can't help you with the reaction between it and synthroid (which is what I take). Ask your doc. I have had...

  19. Good News For Newbie!!!!!!!!!
    ... positive he said I DEFINATELY have Hashi's. I started synthroid that very day. I started sleeping two days into it...
    ... just slightly above 2 my endo didn't want to raise my synthroid dose but she did and now I am doing so much better...
    ... Marilyn again. What was your TSH before you took synthroid ? I hope it all continues well for you. Mine was ... a five plus and got it down to 1 something on synthroid but I still have alot of the symptoms. Now I go to...

  20. Fibromyalgia Help - been put on Lyrica
    ... paying for enough stuff now with b/p meds (2 of them), synthroid , Forteo injection daily for osteoporosis and then...

  21. 5 months DX'd and downhill
    ... Sometimes we need not just the typical T4 meds (" synthroid " or "Levoxyl") but also T3 meds (cytomel) or Armour...

  22. Latest update.....for my fibro family!!
    ... tsh lower and she was hesitant to raise my dose of synthroid . Somehow we met in the middle, she went up slightly...

  23. Can Fibro Do This??
    ... have an underactive thyroid and take 100mcg a day of synthroid . Yet my Fibro symptoms continue. In my case it is...
    ... free T's are in the upper 70% range. I also take synthroid 112mcg. and I know my count is off again right now...

  24. New Medicine for Fibro
    ... My weight shot from 120 to 150 in 3 yrs time. Im on synthroid for thyroid nodules (doc thought maybe thats why i ... weight) but have put on more pounds either way while on synthroid . It IS a lose lose situation like someone said. The...

  25. Bloodwork?
    ... thyroid wise until mine hit 0.99. When I started on synthroid and my tsh lowered that helped to improve some of...

  26. feel like I wanna bawl
    ... to see a doctor, too) and gradually got me over to Synthroid . I spent years collapsing in shaking attacks on the...

  27. Getting diagnosed... tender points?
    ... really well. I'm taking a low dose of armour and synthroid . I just saw my internist and they did a blood work...
    ... really well. I'm taking a low dose of armour and synthroid . I just saw my internist and they did a blood work...

  28. T3 (Cytomel)... my experience!
    ... ratio of T4/T3. Armour has a 4to 1 ratio. I am on Synthroid and I will stop taking it for a week to see what happens...
    ... started taking cytomel at 25mcg. along with my 112mcg of synthroid . That has helped and I have not had one side effect...
    ... on Cytomel only now, 50mcg. I stopped taking the synthroid with the cytomel. My TSH is usually 0.4 or sometimes...
    ... It is so frustrating to fight with docs who think synthroid or the other T4 drugs are the answer. I feel very...
    ... When I was on generic Synthroid my muscles were weak and they hurt. I know I have ... Fibro but the Synthroid caused a different kind of pain/weakness. I had been ... on Synthroid for 10 years. For some reason, this year, the symptoms ... to get worse. I thought it was the generic brand of Synthroid I was taking. I did my own test. I stopped taking ... the Synthroid for 10 days and the symptoms went away. I started...
    ... also make a difference in the medicine. When using synthroid from a local independent pharmacy I did not feel as ... when I switched to a larger chain pharmacy and got my synthroid from them. The little local pharmacy used a different...
    ... Whatever amount of t4 she puts in her body with the synthroid is what her body uses. She has an extremely difficult...

  29. Newly Diagnosed
    ... relaxers. I take prednisone for my lupus joint pain and synthroid for hypothyroid. That is something you need to...

  30. What meds have been effective
    ... but one more point. I am also hypothyroid and take synthroid 112mcg and I think I may have found the dose that ... helps me. Without the synthroid I would not be able to make it, the fatigue would...

  31. Fibro or not?
    ... tiny thyroid imbalance and take a very low dose of synthroid . new question for you. are you entering menopause...

  32. Fibro Thyroid connection
    ... way out there I think it was 7.9. My PCP up-ed my synthroid and guess what the fibromyalgia symptoms are gone...

  33. Myalgistat New Wonder Supplement??
    ... The second week... it does nothing. Since i am on Synthroid , I would think this would work better on me than anyone...

  34. Blood tests
    ... make a difference. i ran out once. i take 0.75mg of synthroid . we are so sensitive to any change in our bodies...

  35. Just got back from the rheumie
    ... but it is very borderline, I don't even take the synthroid . And if I do, I feel to "keyed up" which doesn't...

  36. Myalgistat for Fibro
    ... patients the drug, Cytomel, which is a T3 hormone. Synthroid on the other hand is a T4 hormone. Well I will see...
    ... Even further, he noted a greater improvement taking Synthroid (T4) along with it or just using Armour Thyroid (T3...
    ... like to see someone take this stuff that is not on Synthroid and see if it has the same effect. Maybe it is doing...
    ... also asked if you can take this stuff if you are on Synthroid . No one can answer that question. They said ask my...

  37. Losing my hair
    ... kidding, people were disgusted), and I started taking synthroid . Ask your doctor about it, you might need a supplement...

  38. twitching?
    ... have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and am on synthroid . I'm on lexapro for mood swings and I have had a run...
    ... have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and am on synthroid . I'm on lexapro for mood swings and I have had a run...

  39. head and neck pain
    ... on prozac for panic disorder, ativan for anxiety, synthroid for a low thyroid level, and prescription zantac for...

  40. What type of doctor is best??
    ... right dosage (at this point Im self medicating with Synthroid 37.5....any more than that and I get night sweats...

  41. going to rheumy for the first time....help. :(
    ... hashimotos thyroiditis, dx 9 years ago, am on cytomel and synthroid . Had hysterectomy 2 years ago for preventative reasons...

  42. What the Doctor Said/ FM isnt real....
    ... involved in the whole discussion. Likewise I asked about Synthroid thyroid hormone. There is much discussion about the...

  43. Medication List
    ... Meds (most aren't FM related): synthroid : hypothyroid topal xl: blood pressure nexium:...

  44. People think it's all in your head .....
    ... thyroid radioactive scan many years ago and was on Synthroid , but got no response. I guess she thinks Flexeril...

  45. New to HealthBoards
    ... year since this dx I went from taking just one med- Synthroid to now bextra,flexeril,neurontin,alprazolam and vicodin...

  46. Wandering thyroid sufferer...
    ... gland. It sounds like you need to be on thyroxine ( Synthroid ) even if your TSH levels appear normal. Your type ... to go through this like I have. I was treated with Synthroid but it didn't stop the goiter. Eventually surgery...
    ... well your thyroid is normal. Many years ago I was on Synthroid after getting radioactive scan, but this did not change...

  47. Confused and worried about Ultram...
    ... need, but if you take a synthetic thyroid med like Synthroid or Levoxyl, etc then you are likely deficient. You...

  48. Fibro and trouble swallowing
    ... throat. Within a short period of time after taking Synthroid , I could swallow again. If you have never had your...
    ... diagnosed nearly at the same time. I have been on synthroid for years. I wondered if my thyroid could be the...

  49. What is the best doc to see for Fibro?
    ... You mentioned 1-your thyroid was low and were taking Synthroid and 2-your neuro told you something along the lines ... things. Which specialist wrote the script for Synthroid & how is your weight? Could some symptoms be side...
    ... of the ways to tests for Fibro. I was up to .125 of synthroid . Got a little jittery and he lowered it to 75. No ... You mentioned 1-your thyroid was low and were taking Synthroid and 2-your neuro told you something along the lines ... things. Which specialist wrote the script for Synthroid & how is your weight? Could some symptoms be side...

  50. Fybromyalgia Causes
    ... eventually heart failure. A simple medication such as Synthroid can be used to treat hypothyroidism unless there is...

  51. Fibromyalgia caused by thyroid malfunction in my case
    ... decreasing somewhat about six months after I started taking Synthroid .05mg. Could this really be the reason?? Anyone...

  52. Meds??
    ... me) effexor xr 75mg 3 times a day (helped alot) synthroid 0.088mg 1 a day (who knows) cyclobenzaprine 10mg...
    ... thyroid soon. I had mine removed in 2000 after taking Synthroid for about 11 years. The nodules may be cancerous ... feel I still need another thyroid medication since Synthroid does not always work when one does not have a thyroid...

  53. Fibro sufferer from Bonnie Scotland!!!
    ... can cause the aches and pains. Even though I am on synthroid , it has not diminished all of my aches and pains,...

  54. Synthroid
    ... find out just what is needed for treatment. I am on Synthroid because I had my thyroid gland surgically removed ... tablets and soy products will inhibit the effect of Synthroid if taken at the same time as Synthroid, which many ... I feel that I am still not on tract with just the Synthroid . Citomel (sp?) is another drug that can be taken ... in addition to Synthroid . Apparently there are not many choices yet for drugs...
    ... symptoms and my mother suffers from it. I take .125 mg of synthroid daily, but still have muscle weakness, fatigue, pain...
    ... all come back normal on blood work I now take .088 synthroid every day and it does not help with fibro or anything...
    ... I started taking synthroid about 10 years ago even though my tests were within...
    ... anyone tried or heard of any help from low doses of synthroid ? I was reading some research that a doctor believed...

Immune Disorders board

  1. what Elevated TPO AB means?
    ... little? Will taking a thyroid medication like Armour or Synthroid stop the attack or just supplement the missing thyroid...
    ... treated with hormone replacement for life. Armour and Synthroid (among other brands and generics) are used as replacement...
    ... will come off fast. I started Levothyroxine (generic synthroid ) in Feb of this year and I've lost about 15lbs and...

  2. Update - got test results today
    ... thoughts or ideas? Thyroid tests were normal (I'm on synthroid ) Platelet count was high (has been for about a year...

  3. Celiac testing?
    ... showed multiple small cystic nodules. I was told to try synthroid for 30 days and see if it helped shrink the nodules...

  4. Auto-Immune Mystery! Please help!
    ... iodine. (my thyroid has recently gone hypo and I am on synthroid for that; it is being regulated just fine with my...
    ... had almost all symptoms you have explain. I take Synthroid for Hashimotos Disease and my grandmother had Grave ... to find out the hard way. Even with treatment like Synthroid , the symptoms will continue and change to different...

  5. I really need some info
    ... BOATS that I couldn't walk on... It's all in the mix. Synthroid med adjustment? Perfect results. [The feet swelled...

  6. So upset ( in tears)
    ... done. I had been doing good. I was on 125mcg of synthroid . I was going through a difficult time with my marriage ... thyroid acting up again. I regret getting off the synthroid now. I feel awful. I can barely lift anything and...

  7. Help! with Hashmioto's Thyroidism
    ... bit on the higher side but i feel if i reduce the synthroid i will feel more weak and tired. i am currently taking...

  8. what do I do now? Sjogrens labs
    ... that was 10.7 and antibodies of 785.00. have been on Synthroid and the doc says my thyroid is "normal now". Thanks...

  9. Autoimmune disorder or back pain?
    ... hormone into the blood stream. I was told to start synthroid . I'm on it. Just after two months, I've noticed...

Lupus board

  1. Help!Lupus,Fibro,Heart SVT,IBS,Kidney&LiverProb,DDD,OA&more
    ... I was DX’ed with Hypothyroidism 2/2008. Put on Synthroid to destroy my thyroid so nodules would go away. Still...

  2. What the future may hold?
    ... for a super large goither (still not able to get the synthroid levels acceptable..now in hypothyroidism) and a total...

  3. Negative ANA's, but diagnosed with Lupus.
    ... the antibiotics I've been on Wellbutrin, Nexium, Synthroid , Ambien, Flexeril, Klonipin, and lots of supplements...

  4. Lupus with no skin rashes or protein in urine?
    ... ANYONE HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH DRUG-INDUCED LUPUS? I am on Synthroid , Wellbutrin, Diovan (Valsartan), and Nexium. My first...

  5. ANA positive and now hypothyroid....Lupus?
    ... diagnosed me with hypothyroidism and has put me on synthroid . Here's the question..... I have growing pains/cramps...

  6. vacation from meds
    ... I call it too. I have been off everything except synthroid for about four months now. You just get so tired...

  7. I want to cry, scream, yell!!!
    ... relief since my dr said I could get treatment go on synthroid and all would be well. That was a crock! I had the...

  8. New to Hughe's Syndrome (APS)
    ... water), etc. She was Dx'ed as hypothyroid & now takes Synthroid . I'm only a patient (obviously), but it makes sense...

  9. Lupus SLE
    ... problems (hypothyroid?) "qualify" you for a med like Synthroid ? My sister had hideous body temp fluctation, severe ... doing much better since her endocrinologist put her on Synthroid . You could start a new thread of your own, by the...
    ... problems (hypothyroid?) "qualify" you for a med like Synthroid ? My sister had hideous body temp fluctation, severe ... doing much better since her endocrinologist put her on Synthroid . You could start a new thread of your own, by the...
    ... on 7 meds for all my issues. Plaquinil, prednisone, synthroid , colchicine, mobic,elavil,etc.etc. I am starting to...

  10. hopeless and aggravated
    ... symptoms a lot and I haven't been taking anything except synthroid . So maybe plaquenil made it worse but I"m probably...

  11. Anyone else here with MVP?
    ... energy levels, with sleep, fluctuating body temp, etc. Synthroid has helped her a lot. Let us know how you make...

  12. Lupus & Other Autoimmune Diseases
    ... big sis was just Dx'ed as hypothyroid and was put on Synthroid . It took awhile, but she'd started to respond well...