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Old 09-08-2003, 06:49 AM   #1
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Post Fourth day of Synthroid - feel wired and crazy

Hi All,

I am on my fourth day of 50 mcg synthroid (have ~2cm nodule)....I feel like crawling out of my skin and I am very irritable and feel volatile....I expect this will pass (after 2 wks I increase to 100)...Will this pass??

Also, my endo is trying the synthroid for one month, after which he will do another ultrasound - if no decrease in size he will biopsy....Do you think adding T3 to the synthroid would give it a better chance of shrinking?

Thanks for your help....

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Old 09-08-2003, 11:19 AM   #2
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have u had any other tests done besides tsh??? were those normal, usually if symptoms are unbareable the doc can change meds around some to make them less.

Old 09-08-2003, 01:07 PM   #3
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I thought it took a while, several weeks for the meds to kick in. Maybe you can experiment with the dose. Also maybe experiment with other meds too. Good luck!!

Old 09-09-2003, 08:08 AM   #4
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Hi, i'm taking Synthroid also.
And I'm taking 0.1mg. So i guess that's 100mcg. at my 5th day I was Crazy too. I was snapping at every one. I was moody. I have a History of Anxiety so Made it worse.
I called my Endo, but he said it's not from the pill.
But he told me to take Half of the pill for a week and once I feel better go back to 1 pill a day. for the mean time I went to my reg Dr and told him about all this and he said too it's Anxiety so he gave me Meds to calm me down.
So far I'm ok.
I mean i stressed but not as much . I think once your body gets used to it it'll be ok. BUT if it's still bothering you I would call your Dr again cuz somethings not right.
Good luck : )

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