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  1. Any advice? Please?
    ... in comparison to the FT4, and rather than stop the Cytomel , I might have increased it, if it was me. Are you...
    ... helps to hear your experiences. I was taking 10 mcg Cytomel before and was having occasional palpitations and ... right. She switched me from Armour to a Synthroid + Cytomel combo so that we could adjust my T3 and T4 separately ... little, but I have to decide whether to ditch the 5 mcg Cytomel and keep my Synthroid at 100 OR to decrease my Synthroid ... and keep the 5 mcg Cytomel . I know that nobody can tell me what to do since ... labs again, that I should stick with a little bit of Cytomel and go down on the Synthroid a little. I won't hesitate...
    ... and said that regardless, she wants me to go off the Cytomel . I am not too happy about it and told her that I ... back to the pituitary more strongly than T4 that the Cytomel is the culprit for my suppressed TSH. I am...
    ... back to the pituitary more strongly than T4 that the Cytomel is the culprit for my suppressed TSH.This is very...

  2. Meds and Blood Tests
    ... T3 Uptake, or TSH.[/list] [list]If you are taking Cytomel within 8 hours of a blood test, it will skew your...

  3. Need Advice
    ... if he prescribes a variety of meds such as Armour, Cytomel (T3) Levothroid, and Thyrolar to name a few...you...

  4. feel tired, will herbs and t3? hypothroid
    ... nodules and take 137 of synthroid and 15 mcg of t3 ( cytomel ) - I'm sorry to say that fatigue is one symptom where...

  5. Weight Loss and Medication Change
    ... lost weight and got down to 100. When I went on the Cytomel , they cut it in half and added 10 of cytomel. As ... I wrote in my other post, I have started taking my Cytomel in the afternoon and have also been able to cut it...

  6. Red, flushed, hot face - thyroid?
    ... ultinodular goiter 1.5 years ago 150 mcg synthroid 15 mg cytomel 7 thyroid nodules - never biopsied - never had uptake...

  7. Passing on some info
    ... for quite a while but never felt good. Even with Cytomel added a while back, it helped but not as much as I ... your doc knows all the meds you take. 2) Take my cytomel in the afternoon an hour before lunch while still...
    ... going on. Thanks for the heads up about taking the cytomel in afternoon. Makes total sense!...
    ... what is cytomel ?...
    ... Cytomel is T3. Synthroid is T4 and Armour is a combo of both...

  8. Here are my labs.....need advice.........
    ... my Doctor wants me to switch from Synthroid .50 to Cytomel (never heard of it).........I ahve been on Synthroid ... ..I am very scared to switch meds. Anyone been on Cytomel or can you give me advice on my lab results....? ...
    ... I wouldn't go on straight Cytomel and cut the Synthroid...Im sure that was not his intentions ... hope not.....more like Armour would do the trick. Cytomel is pure T3 whereas Synthroid is pure T4 and Armour ... seems to be what you need most. If he does give you Cytomel , I hope that he gives it to you in conjunction with ... some Synthroid so you get some T4 + T3. A little Cytomel added to your routine might help but its pretty powerful...
    ... I wouldn't go on straight Cytomel and cut the Synthroid...Im sure that was not his intentions ... hope not.....more like Armour would do the trick. Cytomel is pure T3 whereas Synthroid is pure T4 and Armour ... seems to be what you need most. If he does give you Cytomel , I hope that he gives it to you in conjunction with ... some Synthroid so you get some T4 + T3. A little Cytomel added to your routine might help but its pretty powerful ... Armour?? And I was told to stop synthriod and just take cytomel ......... Has me worried what to do :)...
    ... Cytomel is very rarely an "only" drug. People just don't ... just a little bit while adding just a tiny pinch of Cytomel which is pure T3. Here's the deal. The Thyroid ... experience and Im sure others may vouch for me, pure Cytomel is not what you need. Look at it like this, your ... extra T4 away? It goes down. Now, you add pure T3 ( Cytomel ) per the doctors request. Cytomel is potent. Your ... somewhere at .50 mcg Synthroid and a TINY dash of Cytomel to perk you up. Armour Thyroid is just like Synthroid ... off synthroid completely and put them on straight Cytomel . I can see if you had some type of disorder where ... slightly to .0375 MCG and add the smallest dose of Cytomel and then I would split that dose in half and take ... half that tiny Cytomel in the morning and the other half in the afternoon ... Anyone else out there have any experience with straight Cytomel ? Any advice?...
    ... Cytomel is very rarely an "only" drug. People just don't ... just a little bit while adding just a tiny pinch of Cytomel which is pure T3. Here's the deal. The Thyroid ... experience and Im sure others may vouch for me, pure Cytomel is not what you need. Look at it like this, your ... extra T4 away? It goes down. Now, you add pure T3 ( Cytomel ) per the doctors request. Cytomel is potent. Your ... somewhere at .50 mcg Synthroid and a TINY dash of Cytomel to perk you up. Armour Thyroid is just like Synthroid ... off synthroid completely and put them on straight Cytomel . I can see if you had some type of disorder where ... slightly to .0375 MCG and add the smallest dose of Cytomel and then I would split that dose in half and take ... half that tiny Cytomel in the morning and the other half in the afternoon ... Anyone else out there have any experience with straight Cytomel ? Any advice? THANK YOU SO MUCH!! I had no idea ... what Cytomel was. :) It makes sense as she had me take .75 up ... me years to get balanced.........I may pick up the Cytomel script and try taking a half or 1/4 of the tab for...
    ... just spoke with my Doc........she DID want me ONLY in Cytomel ........I told her that from what I read and what the ... synthroid that I have been on for years and 1/2 of a 25 cytomel and see how that goes......... Hope it does NOT make ... HYPER I can not stand that..........anyone else take Cytomel ??...
    ... want to throw in my 2¢ here.... Twenty-five mcgs of Cytomel equals 100 mcgs of Synthroid, so in effect, you've...
    ... Thanks Midwest. I had no idea about Cytomel dosing. If that info is correct, I am glad for Fusion ... from .5 to .375 and maybe only take 1/4 pill of the Cytomel . What do you think Midwest? And Fusion...to answer ... question, there is of course a slight buildup effect with Cytomel but its nothing like Synthroid. If you turn hyper ... and you stop taking the Cytomel , you will very quickly get it out of your system. ... literally if you feel hyper and stop taking the added Cytomel , you will feel better within hours and it will be ... and take 1/4 pill (if you can quarter them) of the Cytomel to start and see how you feel. I would even go a...
    ... think that would be easier than trying to split a Cytomel into eighths. It would be impossible to get an accurate ... wants you to quit Synthroid, and take only 25 mcgs Cytomel , that would not be as high an increase as I said earlier ... . Cytomel -only would have the effect of a 100 mcg dose of Synthroid ... needs to increase, which is her reason for you to take Cytomel only. It may work, so if you choose to trust her...

  9. Re: Hypo-hyper?
    ... thyroid and endocrine problems. He put me on some cytomel , in addition to the armour, as my T3 was below normal...
    ... hashi? Is this true? Also, the reason I am on cytomel as well as armour, is because I am below normal with...

  10. Armour doses above 2 grains ???
    ... Armour, a mixture of Armour and a T4 or Armour and Cytomel . It really is quite individualized. You should be...

  11. weight gain, HELP
    ... resistent to thyroid medications? i've also abused cytomel and synthroid last month, having taken a half bottle ... of cytomel at a time in a moment of real depression. i'm totally...
    ... Armour is a gigantic amount. So is "half a bottle" of Cytomel . You seem to have more problems than just your...
    ... although i had felt better for a while on a synthroid and cytomel combo. my doc is an idiot, and that's why i got a...

  12. Anyone Taking DHEA under Dr care
    ... finally gotten rid of them----from something--maybe the Cytomel for my thyroid or maybe from one of the other many...

  13. Midwest, advice needed please
    ... can't convince him to let you try Armour, ask for Cytomel . Cytomel is synthetic T3, and a few doctors will...

  14. Is this hyper???
    ... than before the thyroid meds. We tried to add more cytomel in with the levothyroxine and I just can't handle...

  15. pounding heartbeat - please clue me in here..
    ... Levoxyl, I had no heart palps. But when my doc added T3 ( Cytomel ), I experienced rapid palps at night. Then, I switched...
    ... in my system. I was at one time up to 75 mcgs of Cytomel and my heart thumped and pounded at night so hard...

  16. mood swings and thyroid goiter/nodule changes
    ... to be shrinking! After 1.5 years of synthroid and cytomel and repeatly increasing the dose of synthroid up to...

  17. Can someone give me an opinion?
    ... of synthroid from 137 mcg to 125 mcg and to keep my Cytomel the same at 10 mcg (5 in the am and 5 in the afternoon...

  18. are people here on both synthroid on cytomel?
    ... Hi Michele, Yes, you're correct. The Cytomel is T3 and the Synthroid is T4. I, too, am on T3 and ... T4 (Levoxyl and Cytomel ) - Levoxyl is the same as Synthroid - just another ... brand name. I'm on 175mcg of Levoxyl and 5mg of Cytomel and, also like you, I've noticed a definate overall ... uplifted and optimistic than I had before I started the Cytomel . I really beleive that my body must have needed just ... patience. Glad to hear someone else doing well of Cytomel ....wishing you continued improved health! In good...

  19. What Kind Of Doctor Are You Seeing?
    ... My holistic ENT treats my condition with Cytomel (T3) only. But will treat with T4 if I need it down...

  20. This might be a silly question, but...
    ... should really call the doctor. You may need some cytomel along with your synthroid. I did - and it made all...

  21. New labs. Opinions PLEASE!
    ... am currently on 137 mcg of Synthroid and 10 mcg of Cytomel . She wants to cut it back to 125 mcg of Synthroid ... and keep the Cytomel the same. What do you all think?...

  22. Results..confused..is this hashi's? Pls Help!!
    ... antibodies were 177 (normal is 0-10) i'm on sythroid and cytomel and feeling a lot better...

  23. Levoxyl/Cytomel vs. Armour
    ... off the charts. She put me on Levoxyl 75 mcg and Cytomel 5 mcg. Started doing lots and lots of research and ... symptoms, just looked at the results. Wanted to take my Cytomel away (I said NO WAY). After almost $20,000 spent ... start on? Has anyone made the switch from Levoxyl/ Cytomel to Armour and done well? Is there any information...
    ... the Levoxyl, but now my new Endo has added 5mg of Cytomel . It's only been a couple of weeks and I have to be ... good. I feel better and I think it's because of the Cytomel . The levox was doing well for years and then BAM!...
    ... between them. Your 75 mcgs of Levoxyl and 5 mcgs Cytomel equal about 95 mcgs of T4. That's because T3 has...
    ... I made the switch from Levoxyl and Cytomel to Armour a few months ago. I felt good on both drugs ... switching over from 125 mg Levoxyl and 17.5 mcg of Cytomel to 2 grains of Armour and 50 mg of Levoxyl. I just ... take two pills of Levoxyl and Armour or Levoxyl and Cytomel . I end up paying for the co-pay for two different...

  24. How to switch from Syn to Armour
    ... fatigues, achy, etc. and I stopped the synthroid (and Cytomel ) one day and took the Armour the next. One thing I...

  25. Has anyone read "The Thyroid Solution"?
    ... to start. I started on Thyroid compound + 6 mcg Cytomel (T3) 3 wks. ago and was supposed to increase it gradually ... medicine itself I can't tolerate...........or is it the Cytomel ......My tests still shows I am a little low. I'm ... that he should have checked that before giving me Cytomel . Carrielynn..........I was wondering also if I...

  26. iodine supplementation
    ... was even told that I could be taken off some of my Cytomel because the iodine might be all I need. I was rock...
    ... your need for meds. are you currently taking only cytomel ? way way back before I was diagnosed but suspected...

  27. Seeing the doc tomarrow need help
    ... mcgs. (If you want to go for the gold, ask for some Cytomel or Armour.) If he refuses, ask him what he intends...

  28. What do I do???????
    ... but have been on levoxyl and synthroid. The added Cytomel has done wonders for me - no more heart problems. ... You may need a dosage change or add some Cytomel (T3) to your meds....

  29. help with my meds..here is my blood results
    ... blood work..they were higher a month ago...i am on cytomel and synthroid.....i started to go to the gym about...
    ... extreme amount of synthroid..450mg..and i take 25mg of cytomel 3 times a day...my endo is happy that it is working...

  30. Questions about T3
    ... My doctor added Cytomel about 8 weeks ago and I'm not sure if these symptoms...
    ... Since I've been on Cytomel I have lost 5 pounds. It's not much but it has only ... been 7 weeks. It must be the Cytomel because I don't have time to watch what I eat or exercise ... am sure it is nothing I am doing so it must be the Cytomel ....

  31. Finding an Endo
    ... the range and you would benefit from the addition of Cytomel (a T3 only medication). A T4 plus T3 dosing is similar...

  32. Yearly checkup with Gynecologist
    ... holistic Dr. She didn't blink twice at me taking only Cytomel for Hashimoto's and said it was about time I found...

  33. did i mess myself up for good?
    ... from vitamin stores). i was also taking 25 mcg of cytomel and 50 of synthroid. i realized that the bovine...
    ... there is no harm in that. ;) Were you taking the cytomel and synthroid with the bovine product?...

  34. Word from anyone who is feeling well
    ... helped immensely. I like it better than the T4 and Cytomel combinations I tried. I feel at peace this week...

  35. How have you helped your foggy head?
    ... My brain fog was helped by adding Cytomel . I still get relief from it on Armour. For me, it...

  36. T3 only
    ... getting regulated. It takes at least 5-6 months for Cytomel to regulate in your body, so if you're changing your ... giving your body a chance to get used to anything. Cytomel has a 5 hour life and you can tell about hour 4 1 ... to. I don't take slow release T3--just regular Cytomel 50mcg's per day. 25 at breakfast with my food, 12...

  37. MANDER...How are you?
    ... additional treatment (other than my daily dose of cytomel )....

  38. Low TSH/cytomel
    ... tsh and it was 0.03 (.4-5.5). I was taking 25mcg of cytomel twice a day and now I'm just taking it once a day ... it. Doesn't seem like many of you are taking cytomel . Are the other thyroid drugs "better"? Did you have...
    ... I take Cytomel only---I was on 75mcg's and was reduced down to 50 ... You will definitely know if you are overdosed on Cytomel --it makes your heart race and thump-especially at...
    ... Cytomel is T3. Most people start on a T4 drug like Synthroid...

  39. Thyroid Ultrasound???I'm sick of being sick!!
    ... have nodules and am being treated with synthroid and cytomel . I have had lots of improvements, but some things...

  40. Late growth through Euthyrox?
    ... of T4 I am taking? Would it be better to take T3 ( Cytomel ) for this purpose? I will do anything that makes...
    ... have secondary hypothyroidism? I consider taking Cytomel instead. How much do I have to take if I want to enhance...
    ... hormone synthetic preparations containing only T4. Cytomel is synthetic T3. Armour thyroid and other natural...

  41. Better in the PM and type of fatigue ?'s
    ... head). I am on 100 mcg Synthroid and a tiny bit of Cytomel . However, I have been like this for as long as I...
    ... gets "up" in the evening? Kmac10 you are on a bit of cytomel , I wonder if more would help or a switch. How about...
    ... Everyone! I take 137mcg of synthroid and 5 mcg of Cytomel as soon as I get up and about 2 pm another 5 mcg of ... Cytomel. I have found since I started the Cytomel (about 7 weeks ago) once I get out of bed, I feel...
    ... Interesting. Seems like from a few posts here cytomel may not play a role in the evening ups. Cytomel folks...

  42. giving up
    ... trouble converting T4 to T3. First thing he did was add Cytomel (or armour if desired) to my levoxyl. Also along...
    ... pharmacy today, and i overheard the pharmacist say cytomel (my mom used to take it- since she was 19- started...
    ... imagine how horrible you feel. I really believe the cytomel may be your answer. I pray that the docs didn't let...

  43. Let's feed this thing some Iodine?
    ... a year. I take 150 mcg of synthroid and 15 mcg of cytomel and over the last year I went from one nodule to 7...
    ... supplements-Iodoral. I have Hashimoto's. I take Cytomel for it-50 mcg's a day. In the May 2002 issue...
    ... m on it and my friend is on it---and we're both on Cytomel for hypothyroidism and it doesn't seem to be doing ... thyroid would start being hyper, that I would go off the Cytomel and only stay on the iodine----hmmmm, a natural supplement...

  44. Can starting thyroid hormone cause menstrual irregularity?
    ... 7 weeks ago to 147 mcg of synthroid and 10 mcg of Cytomel . I missed my period for the first time ever. I should...

  45. Adding Cytomel to Levox...need advise please
    ... of a guessing game. I would rather have added the Cytomel to the 175 Levox and then waited to see what happened ... free T levels should have been checked before the Cytomel addition, then again a month later. Without a check...
    ... correcting and informing me about the "life span" of Cytomel ...I thought it stayed in the system longer...like ... were last time around with 200mcg of Levox and 5mg of Cytomel ...did I mention that he wants me to take the cytomel ... you...I think I should be on 175 Levox and add the cytomel ...and by the way... my Free T4 and T3 were tested...

  46. body temperature
    ... a symptom (taking 150 mcg/day synthroid and 15 mcg cytomel )...Thanks for your reply!...

  47. To ASDGRMama
    ... Iodoral--Iodine Supplement 9. Pregnenolone-25 mg 10. Cytomel -50 mcgs I know what each of things does for my ... GAINED this morning. When I was first put on the Cytomel , I gained 15 and haven't lost that weight yet. It ... seems like the Cytomel is what's holding me back, do you think that's possible...
    ... questions for you :) . How long have you been taking cytomel ? Do you have trouble converting T4 (hence the T3 ... I am really curious as to why you are only on Cytomel . Like I said I don't know a great deal about the thyroid...
    ... because I'm soooo discouraged. I've been taking Cytomel since November of this past year. I slowly started ... had a friend visit the same Dr before me---took only Cytomel and lost 50+ pounds in less than a year. It was like...

  48. TSH not behaving itself...
    ... probably needed to be. I was switched to Synthroid and Cytomel combo. When on 100 mcg Synthroid and 10 mcg Cytomel ... times, with some infrequent palpitations, so I cut my Cytomel down to 5 mcg and kept my Synthroid the same (I did ... I have felt the best yet on this 100 Synthroid + 5 Cytomel combo. I then saw my endo and got the above results ... and told her that I had already cut my Cytomel down to 5. Citing my TSH, she suggested that I try ... to just cut out my Cytomel altogether. I tried it for 3-4 days, but I just wasn ... 't feeling as good, so I am taking the 5 of Cytomel again. I am waiting to talk to her, but I like my...
    ... T3, whether in Cytomel or Armour, will drop your TSH like a rock. A good...
    ... I begin to feel that way. I have an extra stash of Cytomel that gets me through the wort of it. If I had a functioning ... mare to foal) and found that if I took an extra 5 mcg Cytomel in the morning and the evening, I could handle things...

  49. New labs...Am I still too low, hypo??? Midwest..Gopherhead, anyone
    ... the preserveatives........and added 12 1/2 mcg of Cytomel ( 1/2 of a 25 mcg tablet). He told me to increase ... the 1 1/2 gr. to 2 grains and the 12 1/2 mcg of Cytomel to 25 mcg ,both gradually. It has been 2 wks on this...
    ... he's doing with it. To give you both Armour and Cytomel without testing your actual T3 is worrisome. How...

  50. Surgery two days ago
    ... through the surgery. I have been prescribed 25 mg of Cytomel twice a day. This is until the biopsy results come...

  51. Thyroid and ovarian cyst
    ... 2003. I take 150 mcg of synthroid and 15 mcgs of cytomel a day. I am also on BCPs which are supposed to suppress...

  52. cytomel with levothyroxine
    ... I take Cytomel only---and believe me, you'll know when you feel overdosed...
    ... If you split your dose of Cytomel and take half in the morning with your T4 meds and ... have more energy throughout the day. The T3 in your Cytomel only lasts about 8 hours. I used to crash about ... from work, and found that as long as I took the extra Cytomel by 1, I was awake for my drive home and for the rest ... of the evening. It takes about 2 hours for the Cytomel effects to peak in your body after you take it....
    ... mention to do that--split your pill. But I was told Cytomel only lasts 5 hours...and for me that's about it too...

  53. Thyroid article in new Woman's World
    ... my body with that one. I take my regular dose of Cytomel (T3) with these supplements. Supplements are not...

  54. Help I've Fallen and can't get up!
    ... T3 in your blood ... you might want to try some cytomel (synthetic T3) ... that made me feel better at first...

  55. Do heart flutters go away?
    ... hot flashes--everything hormonal. Now that I'm on Cytomel for my hypo---I've noticed that I still get them,...

  56. Help For Fatique???
    ... the halfway point of the range I finally added some Cytomel to raise my FT3. That's what really got rid of my...

  57. What IS a naturopath and how do I find one
    ... supplements and yes, I do take thyroid medication--- Cytomel 50 mcg's. I have Hashimoto's. I had bloodwork ... unability to lose any. I gained 15 pounds with the Cytomel and have yet to lose it ...and that's been 7 MONTHS...
    ... there is any pain. I do take thyroid medication--- Cytomel 50 mcg's. I haven't talked to anyone that is taking ... I would be interested in seeing your blood work on Cytomel alone. I know that it is 4 times more potent then ... been on Levoxyl 75mcgs for 3 years. I did once add cytomel to my levoxyl but it drove my T4 way too high. On...
    ... miserable for so many years. My Dr treats with Cytomel only. I am going to ask for new bloodwork next week ... I haven't had a thyroid workup since I started the Cytomel in November. I was on 75 mcg's of it, but the EAV ... could tell that the reason for the stress was the Cytomel , that's why I was given a lower dose. And I feel...

  58. Please look at my results
    ... that your cells can use. My doctor added 5 mcg of Cytomel (a T3 only medicine) to my Synthroid and I immediately...

  59. Vascular Instability?
    ... I am taking a small armour 1 grain, and 10 mcg. of cytomel . I have problems converting enough T4 into T3. I really ... swithed from synthroid to armour, and with the added cytomel . Now, it's been a couple of months, I find I can hardly...

  60. Surgery on Friday
    ... endo, and currently am on 112 mcg levoxyl and 5 mcg cytomel . So far so good - In early June I go again and they...

  61. Myxedema Coma?
    ... one ever listens to me. i told her the change from cytomel to synthroid would kill her. well, 3 years later,...
    ... T3 of .08.... The first 2 weeks I was treated with cytomel and synthroid. Then just synthroid after the first ... synthroid. My endo did not want to put me back on cytomel . For the next 3 weeks I had bad edema, especially...

  62. grain, microgram(mcg), and mg.
    ... a grain? Is there a conversion chart? Also is Cytomel totally T3? Dr. changed me from 1 1/2 grain of ... of 4 to 1 just like Armour) and also 12 1/4 mcg. of Cytomel . My heart rate has gone up from 72 to about 85 in ... the afternoon a few hrs. after I take the Cytomel ( I take the thyroid in the morning)and I don't sleep ... dosage until I'm at 2 grains on thyroid and 25 mcg. Cytomel . Is the increase in heart rate usually temporary ... you get adjusted? Do you think it is the increase in Cytomel that is causing this? Or, maybe just changing brands...
    ... Yes, Cytomel is pure synthetic T3. I'll try to clear up the ... micrograms (mcgs, also represented by the symbol µ ). Cytomel is also measured this way. A microgram is approximately...
    ... I have been taking my 1/2 of a 25 mcg. tablet of Cytomel at about 2:00 PM. I take my regular thyroid as soon ... He wanted me to work up to the 25 mcg. tablet daily( Cytomel ). If my compounded med is about the same as Armour ... correctly, I am getting a little less T4 and by adding the Cytomel , a little more T3. He also wanted me to work up to...
    ... it would be a big mistake to take the thyroid and Cytomel both in the morning. You'll really get a rush that ... your new schedule, you're getting 12.5 mcgs in the Cytomel . Assuming a similar amount of T3 in the compounded...
    ... compound only once daily.(1st thing in the morn.) I take Cytomel once a day at about 2:00. It's hard to find a time...

  63. I knew I wasn't 'normal' - antibodies 25600!!!! highest lab will go.
    ... He thought that maybe it would interfere with the Cytomel I'm taking for Hashimoto's and that possibly I'd have ... to go off the Cytomel , but so far so good. I don't know a whole lot about...

  64. I am Allergic to Armour
    ... guys know if its true, I was thinking of maybe taking cytomel too?to get the T3. By teh way I have taken synthroid...

  65. menstrual irregularities and hypoT
    ... the blahs). I've been reading quite a bit about cytomel and there seems to be mixed feelings about this drug...

  66. Foggy head what usually helps? T4 / Pigs?
    ... while and still had the fog. Now I'm on Synthroid + Cytomel and was doing a little better, but I think I need...
    ... I'm currently taking 100 mcg Synthroid and 10 mcg Cytomel (I know from this board that this isn't very much...
    ... I'm currently taking 100 mcg Synthroid and 10 mcg Cytomel (I know from this board that this isn't very much...
    ... while and still had the fog. Now I'm on Synthroid + Cytomel and was doing a little better, but I think I need...
    ... wasn't feeling good. I am now on Synthroid with some Cytomel and I feel better than on Armour. Still not "back...

  67. My 1st visit to osteopath...What do you think?
    ... ratio., almost the same as Armour. The other Rx was Cytomel . I wonder why he gave me Cytomel......is there not ... prescription after I first posted and I was wrong. The Cytomel tabs were 25mcg with instructions to break in half...

  68. Switching From Cytomel To Synthroid
    ... need to find a better doctor. If you felt well on Cytomel , I'd guess that you are not converting T4 to T3 very...
    ... ones they've done. Has anybody every felt hyper on Cytomel ? My levels are fine but I feel very uneasy like I ... doctor tried to tell me that it could be from the Cytomel ....
    ... in your system, a direct result of taking too much Cytomel . You say your levels are fine, can you post your ... How do you feel if you decerease your dose of Cytomel a smidgen for about 3 days?...
    ... their not right for me. I take the lowest dose of Cytomel 2x a day and I've never decreased it. The nurse practition...
    ... I understood that you can take Cytomel and Synthroid together. I have seen studies that adding ... Cytomel to Synthroid or other T4 med helps some women with...
    ... I work with a lady that is on both Synthroid and Cytomel but she is also taking Xanax but she has alot of problems...
    ... Free T3 with the same range as mine, yes, the extra Cytomel is causing your symptoms. Usually, if your Free T3 ... you are hypOthyroid. But, if you took your dose of Cytomel a few hours before getting your blood drawn, that ... But, it might be just as simple as just stopping the Cytomel . Your test results indicate that you do not need it...
    ... Jzzlvr13: Yes, the addition of Synthroid and/or Cytomel can really help some people with depression. Of course...
    ... 2, hypo on the new scale. I want to try adding Cytomel , bring my TSH back closer to 1.0 and see how I feel...
    ... 2, hypo on the new scale. I want to try adding Cytomel , bring my TSH back closer to 1.0 and see how I feel...

  69. Levoxyl or Amour?
    ... 1.64) Total T3 189 (60-181) Was put on 25mch's cytomel . I never did figure that out - except she did tell ... t even want to see me! Was just going to lower my Cytomel . Changed doc's. Early February 2005#'s (lost...
    ... achy joints, etc. Then in will be time to add some Cytomel or think about switching to Armour. I'm one of ... T3 results into the bottom of the range so I added Cytomel last September. I gradually increased my medications ... until I was at 125 mcg of Synthroid and 17.5 mcg of Cytomel . I still wasn't feeling great and my PCP Internist ... then got cold feet and wanted to stop my Cytomel . Over my dead body! I needed an increase and he wanted ... My new doctor switched me to 150 mcg of Levoxyl and Cytomel as needed, thinking I'd eventually not need the Cytomel ... only medication. Taking a T4 medication and adding Cytomel is better for some people because it is easier to ... add the right amount of T3 with Cytomel . I've gone the other way and added T4 to the Armour...

  70. Labs - What do you guys think?!
    ... aren't converting T4 to T3 and you need some T3, like Cytomel or some Armour. Armour made a WORLD of difference...

  71. synthroid and when to drink coffee
    ... i have been on synthroid & cytomel for just over five years now (the same dose). i happen...

  72. Need Some Help- Confused
    ... trying to raise my throid levels, and am taking armour, cytomel and levoxyl, as I am hypothyroid. I am experiencing...

  73. Levoxyl and Hunger? I'm Starving !!
    ... prior to finding my new doc. I am now a synthroid and cytomel combo person and I have been not eating that much...

  74. Nodules ~ Thyroidectomy ~ Medications...
    ... the others. Many other people here are on armour or cytomel which are the non-synthetic form of thyroid replacement...

  75. Just Don't Feel Well
    ... afternoons. I was taking 75mcg Levoxyl and 2.5mcg Cytomel . The doctor decided to change my meds to 50mcg Levoxyl ... and 5mcg Cytomel (1/2 twice per day). I have been on this dose now...
    ... started armour last week. switched from levoxyl and cytomel to armour and cytomel. i lost a fast 7 pounds (fluid...


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