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  1. Cytomel & iron supplements
    ... I take Synthroid and Cytomel. I take my iron 5 hours after I take...

  2. how to take your meds ?
    ... I am taking 50mcg of Synthroid and 5mcg of Cytomel. I split it into : 25mcg + 2 ... think it makes a difference not to take the 50mcg of Synthroid in one dose in the morning ? I don't want to take...
    ... Personally, I wouldn't split the Synthroid as it stays in your system much longer than T3 meds...
    ... T3 you are getting in one dose. I won't split the Synthroid anymore, Thank you for your advice....
    ... Mauz Have been on synthroid for very long time. Off cytomel now. From my experience ... the synthroid should be taken mornings and not split into two doses...

  3. Hives with no answer
    ... probably isn't the right thing to do...but I ordered Synthroid 25mcg & Cytomel 25mcg from a "mexican pharmacy", and...
    ... then I might try and take an extremely small dose of Synthroid (T4) for a few weeks on my own. I certainly ... effects (less is better). I have read that the dye in Synthroid could cause more hives....do you know of other dye...
    ... medication like Cytomel or Armour thyroid. A T4 drug, like Synthroid , would be more likely to do you good than the others ... of have at least one dosage that contains no dye. Synthroid 's 50 mcg tablet - the white one - is dye-free. ... physiologies make use of them in individual ways. Synthroid is the best selling thyroid drug on the market, for...

  4. Need Advice on Vitamins
    ... hope somebody can help me. I'm currently on 50mcg Synthroid , I'm due for a checkup in 3 weeks with the Endo. ...

  5. sick of feeling like the walking dead
    ... years ago it was ok,but nodule keeps growing. was on synthroid but she took me off that.So she tells me none of this...

  6. Feeling left out......
    ... deal with waking up one day and being told to take synthroid for the rest of your life....
    ... in late 50's now...he is now hypothyroid and taking Synthroid or Levoxyl and doing good... Thank goodness you...
    ... relaly soon love katxxxxxxxxxxps dave how much synthroid are you on cos im from england i ahve thyroxine...

  7. Urgh...found my Dad is hypo!
    ... around with. My mother was only 62 when she started Synthroid . (Biologically, that's considered "elderly".) Her ... of atrial fibrillation within six weeks of starting Synthroid . Finally, a clot formed in the atrium and was thrown...
    ... have to keep on top of his treatments. He's on 25 synthroid and his doctor is going to test in 4 wks not 6 to...

  8. Silly question but will ask anyways.. natural substances to reduce antibs
    ... destruction so--- she wants me to continue and increase synthroid treatement since tsh flipped up again to nearly 5...

  9. Anyone lose weight with Levothyroxine?
    ... I gained weight after starting on synthroid even though I walk an 1 hr a day, ride my exercise ... gain. But as I look back, it wasn't until I went on synthroid that I started gaining the most. My Endo wants me...

  10. Headaches, hot flashes, mental confusion
    ... I'm at 137mcg Synthroid . I've been there since last December. I had been ... warpath again. I really don't feel like it's the Synthroid dose, I feel like that's in a good place. Anyone...

  11. Tips for Total Thyroidectomy
    ... days, and there will be a drain. She will start me on synthroid immediately. If pathology is malignant, then 6-8 weeks ... TT I will have RI. She says this requires going off synthroid for 3 weeks. So am I going to feel yukky during that...

  12. jrose how are you feeling ?
    ... I was wondering how you are feeling upping your Synthroid . I also had to dropp the Armour I tried to make it ... is not for everybody. I am still taking my 50mcg of Synthroid and my doctor added 5mcg of Cytomel, he said it is...
    ... asking. I was doing so well for awhile on 50 mcg synthroid and 1/4 grain armour but then I just totally crashed ... going up to 75 and then 100 and now am sticking at 112 synthroid with no armour. I am holding here because I am six...
    ... feel on this combo. Jrose did you try the generic for Synthroid and it didn't work for you ? how did you know it wasn ... working ? I was on Levo before but now have a script for Synthroid . You also said something about dry eyes when you were...

  13. Endocrine Nightmare, Hashi Help!
    ... PA) and was switched to a slightly higher dose of Synthroid (apparently there is a difference between the two...
    ... thyroid meds. I also seemed to do better on Armour then Synthroid . We're still working on leveling me out. I will eventually...

  14. Thyroid nodules question-When to Remove
    ... are we rushing into an FNA. For now, we're trying Synthroid to attempt to shrink the nodules as well as the slightly ... laid back approach. It's only been 5 weeks into the Synthroid so we'll see how the next ultrasound looks. Other...
    ... only had one visit during which we decided to start Synthroid (50 mcg) to encourage shrinkage and see what happens ... . It's been 5 weeks - I think I need more Synthroid (dry, cracked skin; weird periods; fatigue; muscle...

  15. Could brand name make you feel this way?
    ... treating me for Hypo, and am currently taking 100 mcg of Synthroid . About 2 months ago, doc switched me from generic ... that maybe we would do a trial period with brand name Synthroid , in hopes to get a consistency of drug level, unlike ... though, do I take a chance and increase the dosage of Synthroid , and hope the lightheadedness goes away, or do I switch...
    ... I think I'll just try to stay on the brand name Synthroid , and hope for an increased dosage. I suppose if the...

  16. What normal TSH and Free T4 levels?
    ... always been somewhat normal. I was put on low dose of synthroid for a while but since the levels have been in the...
    ... a month or so after the surgery. I was on .50 mg synthroid before then. I can't talk today because of a throat...

  17. Stopping my Sythroid - feel no different - gaining weight
    ... wrong. She sent me to Endo who started me on 50 mg of Synthroid ..three months later and about 4 pounds heavier, he ... over the past two days I have decided to go off my Synthroid (today will be day 2) as I see I am not alone on the ... side effects of Synthroid . Thought process is I will get it out of my system ... all... QUESTION IS: Has anyone just stopped taking Synthroid cold turkey?...
    ... And since you are having so much difficulties with Synthroid [SIZE="1"](Synthroid or the generic? Levothyroxine ... 1"](literally, had to FIGHT for Armour)[/SIZE] Synthroid , or any other T4 med, WILL stay in your system for ... go back to original Dr saying I don't want to use Synthroid because of: 1) insomnia, 2) weight gain 3) headaches ... Doc like to try? If the Doc balks at going off Synthroid , get & keep copies of your records, especially labs...
    ... bet you start losing the puffiness from stopping the synthroid . You sound exactly like me a couple of years ago ... willing to help find the problem. The problem with synthroid is reverse t3. I had mine tested while on the so ... called "optimal" does of synthroid and it was double the reference range limit. If you ... take synthroid for years this will almost always happen bevause the ... body was not meant to convert ALL of your t3 from t4. Synthroid also yields much higher t4 levels than the averge ... and the MORE hypo you will get while increasing your synthroid ! Crazy huh? I swithched to ARMOUR and no more...
    ... I stopped taking Synthroid .088 cold turkey two years ago after being on it for ... wait 8 weeks to get a blood test. After stopping Synthroid , I felt fine until week 6. I started getting tired ... tingling hands and fingers too. Be careful going off Synthroid cold turkey....
    ... weight gain happens with hypo regardless if you are on Synthroid or not...just the way it is. Anyway, there is nothing ... docrinologist and see if you can use a different medicine... Synthroid is bad for me too. As far as the weight issue it...
    ... weeks later??? It will probably take some weeks for Synthroid to get out of your system. And honestly Levothyroxine...
    ... doing. What was your TSH and FT4 before you got on Synthroid ? Mine was 3.8 with a low FT4 and antibodies. I got ... on Synthroid and then Armour. Both medications made me blow up ... many posts about how Armour was so great compared to Synthroid . I am on my 9th day of no thyroid medication after ... 6 weeks and my labs show it, I want to get on the Synthroid and give it another chance since I only tried it for...

  18. New Lab Results <please help Midwest or other Veteran
    ... 0.125 levoxyl,my doc switched me down to 75mcg of Synthroid i do feel some better but the heart palps seem worse...
    ... m unsure what else could cause overconversion. Synthroid could be the main problem. It's possible for no two ... way in the same body. For example, I couldn't take Synthroid ; the smallest dose overmedicated me, but Armour has ... was working, there's no reason to have switched to Synthroid in the first place. Your doctor shouldn't be...
    ... 75% I was on Levoxyl but recently switched to Synthroid but it was because I had such a hard time splitting...
    ... Thanks for all the input,i am wondering if the 88mcg of synthroid is too low of a dose coming from 0.125 of levoxyl...

  19. How do you feel after RAI?
    ... normal again. Again, cytomel combined with the regular synthroid , got me up to functioning speed within a week or 2...

  20. Lucky Charms
    ... Unfortunately, I can't seem to tolerate Levoxyl , Synthroid or generic levothyroxine. Even with really small...

  21. Hashi's and getting pregnant
    ... am going back to the endo in May to start 25mcg of synthroid , but it seems like this can take forever to figure...
    ... meantime, the first couple of days on 1/4 of .25 of synthroid (brand) was fine. Then the crabbiness and the brain...

  22. Question Concerning my Lab Results
    ... combos. to see how I react. I have been taking 88 mcg. Synthroid with 10 mcg. of Cytomel daily for the last 3 weeks ... definitely makes me feel better. I had been on only Synthroid for about 2 years. Each time I have labs done and ... analyzed, the Endo. guy lowers my Synthroid . I will now be taking 75 mcg. of Synthroid. The ... curious thing is that even though my T-4 Synthroid continues to be cut, my TSH continues to go down,...
    ... generation 0.80 Free T3 275 Have been on Synthroid for 14 years. Am going to new doc next week to see...

  23. Regulating TSH Levels after TT
    ... in mid Jan. I did not have RAI so I started 100mcg Synthroid after the surgery, within a week went up to 125mcg ... 6.7 above the ref. range....I am now on 150mcg. of synthroid and feel worse than ever, cold and tired etc. etc...
    ... would benefit by adding a T3 like cytomel to your Synthroid . Maybe you could talk to him about it. I actually ... in the same boat as you--TT in late Jan. and up to Synthroid 112 as of a few days ago. My last TSH was 5.7, but...
    ... it will help until he can get me regulated on the synthroid ....

  24. Quck Question On How Long It Takes To Feel Effect Of Dosage Change
    ... quick question. Since I was changed from Armour to Synthroid about 12 days ago, how long does it take to feel the ... full effect of the Synthroid and know how you are going to do on the current dosage...

  25. If thyroid is "non existant", why keep it?
    ... information . Right now my tsh has gone to nearly 5 and my synthroid has been raised-but, I do feel real bad and my outlook ... would mean like totally not functioning. What level synthroid are you on?...

  26. please help.
    ... was just a baby, and have been medicated since (on synthroid ). But I haven't felt quite happy or like myself for...
    ... let you try a T3 medication instead of just the T4 ( Synthroid ), you may see a dramatic difference in mood and cognitive ... try Cytomel, which is synthetic T3, added to your Synthroid . If the endo refuses to let you try T3 at all, which...

  27. questions on synthyroid
    ... little better now. At the time I was dx, Dr prescribed synthroid . I just dicovered today that when I went to the bathroom ... anyone else had this problem? I know very little about synthroid , but had heard it is somehow connected to the pituary...
    ... Synthroid is definitely a hormone. It's a synthetically made...

  28. Anyone gotten pregnant after being diagnosed with low thyroid??
    ... many years ago. The doctor started me on 100mcg synthroid and - whammo - I was pregnant the next month. Had...

  29. Med question: when you take T3 ( Armour or Cytomel )?
    ... You may end up having to do more Armour and less Synthroid in the end.. Adding the Armour and watching for 4...

  30. Insomnia And Synthroid
    ... for almost three months. I have only been on the Synthroid for 10 days now. I don't have any other ailments...
    ... you have to be changed to a straight T4 which I now Synthroid is. I thought that was what had evolved. Liz...
    ... If all this comes back normal and your test on pure synthroid are still unbalanced you need to look into you adrenal ... well. I addition to these pharmokinetic facts, your synthroid will have reach blood equilibrium. If it has been...
    ... for conversion from T4 to T3 since I just started on Synthroid and on Armour I guess you get both and you don't have...
    ... recently increase dmy dose from 75 mcg to 112 mcg synthroid . As you recall I was on a combo synthrid/armour. ... armour was making me hyper. I was on a combo of 50 synthroid /1/4 grain armour. Was doing great for awhile but ... crater. Ended up dropping the armour and upping to 100 synthroid . Was still unable to function so we upped it to 112 ... optimal dose at last! When I am under-supplemented with synthroid , I have terrible insomnia. For me, it is as bad a ... years, but I am now happy to be readjusted to the synthroid . Again, my doctor has left open the possibility of ... think you are definitely under-supplemented on your synthroid . jrose...
    ... to those heart palpitations. I suppose it is the Synthroid that is causing the insomnia and I have only had it...
    ... for decreases to 75 mg from 135 he switched me to Synthroid 10 days ago. Then it was a real crashing sensation...
    ... Liz - I was on the combo synthroid /armour for 10 years. It seems that as I have approached ... was originally on a synthorid/armour combo of 100 synthroid to 60 mg armour when the hyper symptoms started. ... I dropped the armour and lowered the synthroid to 50 to try to establish a new baseline. Well- I ... wait to go to the doctor, I upped my meds to 100 mcg synthroid and felt a little better but still soooooo tired and...
    ... t think I should have heart palpitations from the Synthroid - that is what I am afraid of by upping it too much ... makes the heart palpitations, but don't know about Synthroid . I am so glad you did what you did - this is terrible...
    ... The same heart palpitations can happen with synthroid , but the effect isn't as immediate and it takes longer ... taking too much. I think different people react to synthroid dose changes in different ways. For me, I always...
    ... continued. About 10 days ago my doctor changed me to Synthroid and then the insomnia started along with feeling awful...

  31. Question on Levothyroxine Generic?? or Synthroid Brand Name
    ... and taking Levoxyl and doing good on it.I have taken Synthroid and also done good on it.Once my prescription was ... it as I did not know if its the same as Levoxyl and Synthroid .Wishing you all the best and hope you are feeling...
    ... I currently take synthroid . I was give levothyroxine once by Walgreens and tried ... didn't work for me at all and I make sure I specify synthroid . I think we all react differently to the different...
    ... drug store. My question is what is the diffrence to Synthroid , Levo, and loevothyroxine? Probly not spelled right ... always been on the generic levo and my doc put me on Synthroid ,wonder if that is why i have weird stuff going on...
    ... drug store. My question is what is the diffrence to Synthroid , Levo, and loevothyroxine? Probly not spelled right ... always been on the generic levo and my doc put me on Synthroid ,wonder if that is why i have weird stuff going on ... not always the same formula-- like it would be with Synthroid brand name. I've decided to try the Levothyroxine...
    ... it wasn't working and requested it be replaced with synthroid and they promptly complied - Walgreens I believe ...

  32. Just diagnosed with low thyroid
    ... thyroid levels were low and that I needed to take Synthroid once a day for the rest of my life. She said I won...

  33. synthroid/cytomel or armour
    ... I've been for years now! My Dr prescribed 25mcg of Synthroid - I am feeling more fatigued than ever and my weight...
    ... I am no expert. I was on synthroid alone. Then I was on armour alone. Now I am on cytomel...
    ... A true, therapeutic dose of Synthroid can be no less than 50 mcgs. If you took only 25 ... is about 100-150 mcgs. Many people do benefit from Synthroid , when they're given enough of it to do some good. ... That said, I couldn't take Synthroid and am now doing very well on Armour. I would recommend ... you try it instead of a Synthroid /Cytomel combo, because the cost is so vastly much ... was costing about $50. Add to that the cost of the Synthroid ... Why spend all that unless you have to?...

  34. Thyroid Removal for Hashi's People
    ... So here are the current numbers for dose of 75mcg synthroid and I do not feel good at this. My dr. knows the level...
    ... has in my opinion saved my life. She started me on synthroid the first day and things began to get better. Scheduled...

  35. frustrated and would like advice
    ... medication. I have tried armour, generic levothyroxine, synthroid and levoxyl. Even when I take barely any (1/4 of...

  36. Question about compounded l-thyroxine
    ... I am at the point where it is time to try levoxyl ( synthroid is making me anxious and jittery) but I can't cut...

  37. Hashimoto's reactive lymph node-MKG or Access any ideas??
    ... My tsh numbers are up too by about 3 points and my synthroid dose is going up from 75mcg to 88mcg. In six weeks...
    ... Over the past 12 months with thyroid treatment ( synthroid ) my right lobe has decreased in size by 48% and...
    ... osteoporosis so the endo really wants to avoid too much synthroid and making me go hyper so she has been conservative...

  38. How much vit D is really counted as "Low"
    ... serum calcium was on the high side. Once I started synthroid the numbness and aches went away. The pains are creeping...

  39. Full body scan results
    ... Over the past year I've had to gradually decrease my Synthroid dose; also, I barely felt the hypo symptoms during ... the weeks when I was off both Synthroid and Cytomel. I saw my new endo on Tuesday of this ... nconclusive. For a true indication he said I have to go off Synthroid for a time before blood is drawn for the thyro-g test ... having mild hypo symptoms I suggested an increase in Synthroid may be in order. This is encouraging since it suggests...
    ... made a dent in the problem. My old dose of 212mcg of Synthroid doesn't seem to be enough anymore leading me to believe ... early next week and expect I'll need to increase the Synthroid . I'll be a little more optimistic if that proves true...

  40. Does this sound like a good plan of action? Re: nodule
    ... thyroid is also enlarged, and my doc started me on 75mcg Synthroid about 3-4 weeks ago. My docs plan of action is...
    ... to my hypo symptoms and has been treating me with synthroid . It is a tough call-most nodules are benign, but...
    ... cold or a sinus infection - and that it's not the Synthroid ......

  41. If you had a good experience with Total Thyroidectony....
    ... years with blood work and ultrasound . Also taking synthroid to hopefully shrink the nodules, with no luck. So...

  42. Scary Med ??????!!!!!
    ... I was on 137mg of synthroid 4 days ago and then Dr. took me down to 100 mg. ...
    ... doctor and let them know. I was on a lower dose of Synthroid 62.5 but my doc asked me this week to lower it to...

  43. Partial Thyroidectomy on Tuesday - discovered small amt of cancer?
    ... your "tsh" suppressed with thyroid medication (ie, synthroid ) to prevent a recurrence. Many surgeons will remove...

  44. Hyperactive radiation thyroid test
    ... SPOTS on my thyroid scan, I was started on .25 mcg of synthroid . I had thought I was hyper at that time . Years ... according to my bloodwork. So then I remained on the synthroid for 14 yrs w/0 problems. After my second depo provera...

  45. low tsh on synthroid
    ... kept me on the Cytomel and said to discontinue the Synthroid totally for 4 days then I lower the dose from 62.5...
    ... will have to wait to see what he says. I was on the synthroid to try to shrink a nodule. I had a fna and it came...

  46. Over med Thyroid
    ... the hyper symptoms. if you feel good on 137mg of synthroid than why your doctor changing medication. if he did...
    ... goiter diagnosed in 1990 , I was on the same dose of synthroid for 14 yrs without any real problems, maybe a few...

  47. Finally, FNA results - or should I say lack there of... HELP!!!
    ... shape, cold, and complex (primarily solid). I started Synthroid (75mcg) about 2 weeks ago. My original ultrasound...

  48. Docs of the opposite kind .. jeez!!
    ... a pile and sleep... shoot!!... I tried 25mcg of synthroid for 5 days and it made me hyper, shaky and nervous...

  49. Need Feedback on Labs with 2 Grains of Armour
    ... posted. Late in 2007, I was combining Armour with Synthroid , after my FT3 shot up on 2 grains, and I didn't feel ... and depressed. No labs were taken while on Armour/ Synthroid combo. I got so fed up with playing with dosages...

  50. has anybody ever treated thyroid naturally ?
    ... thyroidism for 20 years or more. I started out by taking synthroid because that is what all the doctors recommend. It ... year of being on it this new doctor put me back on Synthroid even though I argued with him about it for quite awhile ... terrible, very tired and run down. After a year back on Synthroid I heard from my daughter that my old doctor was back...

  51. Side effects from even low dose of Synthroid
    ... experience. My TSH was nearly 7 when I started 75 mcgs of Synthroid . Within 6 weeks, I was overmedicated and hyper. ... hypersensitive" to it. She doesn't prescribe anything but Synthroid , so she told me to remain untreated until I got "sick...
    ... constipation, depression, etc. The more I read about Synthroid tells me that only the TSH number may go down and...
    ... find an Armour prescriber. If you can't tolerate Synthroid , it would be worth giving Armour a try. Good luck...
    ... I truly think you have to start slowly with Synthroid , or levothyroxine which is the generic, which I take...

  52. Test Results - Range Added
    ... Listed out of range) The doctor has changed me to Synthroid as the Armour no long works for me after 4 dosage...
    ... after all the decreases - so he said we would try Synthroid .... that is all I know. Liz...

  53. Test Results
    ... and feeling absolutely awful. Doctor changing me to Synthroid starting at 50 mcg and see what happens. I am praying...

  54. Change of Meds-Very Unhappy!!!
    ... higher that the previous one. I am now on 150 msg of synthroid on even days and 175 on odds . I also don't lose any...

  55. In England and looking for optimal treatment,please help
    ... making its mark. I also had to drop back to 50 mcgs of synthroid . It is 72 degrees in my office and I am in long sleeves...
    ... she is optimized on 1 grain of Armour and 75 mcgs of synthroid . She had to mix and match the meds because she had...

  56. what to expect with TT ?
    ... Hypo for about 10 years and am currently on 88 mcg of synthroid - I have NEVER had a weight problem- I was just diagnosed ... well as t4? My endo has never brought up anything but Synthroid for hormone replacement. REECE- you seem to know alot...
    ... Hypo for about 10 years and am currently on 88 mcg of synthroid - I have NEVER had a weight problem- I was just diagnosed ... well as t4? My endo has never brought up anything but Synthroid for hormone replacement. REECE- you seem to know alot...

  57. thyroid removal
    ... surgery, because it leaves your system quicker than synthroid , and if you are having RAI, you will go without medication...
    ... surgery, because it leaves your system quicker than synthroid , and if you are having RAI, you will go without medication...

  58. Birth Control and Thyroid Problems...
    ... depo. I was hypo t for 14 years and on .25 mcg of synthroid after my 2nd shot ,My thyroid went CRAZY. I think...

  59. Blood Test
    ... They do not manditorily prescribe Armour... I am on synthroid . But they tend to be more open minded and willing...
    ... The only thing I ever took before the Armour was synthroid . I do have a rapid heart beat every now and again ... thyroid for longer than I knew. I orginally was on synthroid about 8 years and my brother who is a nutritionist ... in California ( I live in NY) told me that synthroid blocks your body from absorbin calcium so I then switched...
    ... symptoms... I really expect to see a FT3/FT4 imbalance. Synthroid doesn't leach calcium from your bones.. but 2 ot of ... supplementation. It is a common misconception that synthroid or T4 only supplements leach calcium. The known fact...

  60. worried
    ... was slightly high or slightly low. I used to be on synthroid for hypothyroidism. I was feeling run down, tired...

  61. 4 Mths on meds and still Shaking!!!
    ... I have been on Synthroid for 4 months. I am at 137 mg a day. On that dose...
    ... Did you have any muscle weakness before you started Synthroid ? Did it worsen, or was it that bad to start with ... also would expect that if it were being caused by the Synthroid directly, you would have adjusted to it by now as ... suspect he'll also refuse to prescribe anything but Synthroid . More's the pity, and you'll have to decide if he...
    ... pain. It would come and go. I was on LevoT before Synthroid . The pain just happened to come back when i started ... Synthroid . It was not sitting well with me with all the muscle...

  62. Fibromyalgia or Thyroid? Questions
    ... could not function at this level. 50 then 75 mcgs of synthroid made all the difference in my health and brain fog...

  63. Can Someone Please Explain Hashi's to me?
    ... hypothyroid people need T3 (Cytomel) in addition to T4 ( Synthroid et.al.) in order to feel well. It sounds as if your...

  64. Started Amour Thyroid and
    ... and I both switched to Armour last week. I was on Synthroid for 5 years and never felt any better, but just accepted...
    ... Keep us posted on how it is going. I am trying the synthroid walk myself and still fighting to get my levels in...
    ... am feeling better. hhg-Are you tapering off the Synthroid as you up the dose of Armour, or are you doing just...
    ... Halls, I also switched to Armour. I was on Synthroid , then Levoxyl. I also have been feeling good on the...
    ... thyroid problem back 5 years ago. She started me on Synthroid 75mcg, then I went to 100mcg, back and forth between ... without my doctors consent I just stopped taking the synthroid . Within a few days, I felt better. I called my regular...

  65. Food restrictions and Levothyroxin
    ... at National Institute of Health. I have been taking Synthroid for almost 30 years. With calcium. At NIH my TSH level...
    ... I found this really funny I have been on synthroid for over 18 yrs and the only thing I ever heard was...

  66. Even lower numbers and HIGH calcium too!
    ... horrible!!!!. I have since been increased to .88 mcg of synthroid and 15 mg of cytomel per day and my FT3 is like 324...

  67. Soy or no soy?
    ... nurse said sometimes soy can inhibit absorbtion of synthroid , but that it's ok to have. I've read other things...
    ... and lifestyle, not the other way around. I take synthroid because I have no thryoid, and when I eat soy products...

  68. depo provera problem or thyroiditis????
    ... goiter/hypothyroid 18 yrs ago, I took .25 mcg of synthroid everyday, the only problems i ever had were occasional ... told me this after the fact lol. I started back on synthroid in april 2005,lots of muscle problems, I needed an ... don't get it how I was fine on my little dose of .25 synthroid then after 2 shots I just was whacked..and all along...
    ... lately!! Lol.. Did you say you were taking the synthroid BEFORE the RAI treatment?? If so that would probably ... explain why you felt OK on the .25 of the synthroid . Once they did the RAI treatment they killed off...
    ... I have always been on above replacement dosage of synthroid or levo at 200 mcg. I used depo for birth control...

  69. Synthroid-Menstrual changes?
    ... Has anyone ever had any menstrual changes while on Synthroid ? Care to share?...
    ... so don't know what is casuing it.. I have stopped synthroid today and will see if i get it today....
    ... seem to be in this category as well.... I was put on Synthroid 75mcg about 3-4 weeks ago. I am at least 2 weeks...

  70. Enlarged Thyroid
    ... months to keep an eye on it. I was on that same dose of synthroid without any problems for 14 yrs. Hope this helps...
    ... No side effects for me from the synthroid , Occasionally I did have a few days here and there...

  71. I'm just starting Synthroid, what should I expect?
    ... time will tell. I am on that trip of adjusting my Synthroid dose, and overall, it's been going well. I get in...
    ... gradually, that is what happened with me. Before Synthroid , I would have to nap after only being awake two hours...

  72. Numbers help, please?!
    ... an endocrinologist. Endo now has me taking 50 mcg Synthroid and waiting 6 weeks to repeat bloodwork. In the meantime...

  73. How did u feel during six weeks of med adjusting??
    ... doing fairly well adjusting so far since TT. I'm at Synthroid 100 for the last three weeks. The first 2 weeks I ... period? My labs from when I was on the lower dose of Synthroid 88 were roughly TSH of 16(.5-5.0) and FT4 in the middle...
    ... I started treatment. I also reacted very badly to Synthroid . It took my TSH from 7 to suppressed within 6 weeks ... was a very complicated 6 weeks. I stopped taking Synthroid for a month, saw a new doctor, and started Armour...
    ... all... not once. Because of my hyper reaction to Synthroid , my MD understandably started me out on a tiny dose ... My FTs climbed slowly... not nearly as fast as the Synthroid had worked. The Armour was simply "gentler" on my...

  74. I am so mad !
    ... 1000 and immediately they prescribed me 100mcgs of synthroid . goodluck....

  75. Need Help With Conversion Of Meds??
    ... see my doctor yesterday and he changed me back to Synthroid and will add a little Armour or Cytomel if needed...


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