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    Old 10-23-2008, 10:44 AM   #1
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    How much cytomel with 100 mg of synthroid'

    How much cytomel with 100 mg of synthroid'

     
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    Old 10-24-2008, 07:07 AM   #2
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    Re: How much cytomel with 100 mg of synthroid'

    Just depends on how much your body needs. Have you had your Free T3 tested? Some people are fine with T4 meds only, some need quite a dose of Cytomel.

     
    Old 10-24-2008, 07:16 AM   #3
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    Re: How much cytomel with 100 mg of synthroid'

    Testing is to come - just wanted to have some idea of what to expect .... have heard good and bad about Cytomel!

     
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    Re: How much cytomel with 100 mg of synthroid'

    Most of the time, unless your T3 levels are SEVERELY depressed, the MD starts you slow with adjustments up every 2-4 weeks. The starting dose recommended by the makers of cytomel and the FDA is 2.5-5 mcg twice a day. Boost in 2-3 weeks after testing in 5 - 10 mcg increments. The thing to remember is T3 is 4x more active than T4. So adding 5 mcgs of T3 is like an instant conversion shot of 20 mcg T4. Adding 5 mcgs twice a day is like a 40 mcg T4 boost that is properly converted. Good luck and keep us informed on your MDs view point.

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