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  1. Night sweats or hand tremors?
    ... have disappeared since starting on the cortef and synthroid . I am currently taking 20 mg cortef at 5mg 4 times...
    ... to a broken wire. I do have hypothyroid and take synthroid for it, my doctor ran a blood test to see if my meds...

  2. Sick for 2 years...please help!
    ... since I was about 16, I'm 21 now) and I take 50 mcg of Synthroid . I just got it tested the other day and they said...
    ... ve never heard of that before. I'm now on 75 mgs of synthroid as I was diagnosed as hypothyroid in 2002. After...
    ... case. I'm hypothyroid as well and I take 50 of Synthroid and have so since I was sixteen. (I'm 21 now.) ...

  3. cortef not helping...
    ... But I am not a doctor. Before the cortef & the synthroid I couldn't move. You should have some days where you...
    ... I was checked for thyroid and am on synthroid also. I take my last dose of cortef at 10pm and I...
    ... But I am not a doctor. Before the cortef & the synthroid I couldn't move. You should have some days where you...
    ... they slowly moved it up and I take the florinef with synthroid to boot. I don't know if anyone else feels this way...
    ... though because of the physical tiredness. I take my synthroid in the mornings. I was feeling a little less tired...
    ... sonyamom "I take the florinef with synthroid to boot." I am in the same boat! I have never taken ... my synthroid at night so I am not really sure how it works for ... me. Synthroid : 125 mg Florinef: 1. mg ktp812: I am just wondering...

  4. New to this board. Have ?'s
    ... hypothryoid & growh hormone levels dropped. Put on Synthroid . Moved to SC. To make a longer story even shorter...

  5. Question for Hormone Man and Gettin Better or anyone else who takes cortef
    ... Thursday I was doing great. I currently take 75 mcg of Synthroid 5 mg of cytomel, .5 of dostinex per week, 10 mg of...

  6. questions, please read
    ... virtually non-existent in me, and I currently take Synthroid and human growth hormone too). She is also right that...

  7. Heart Palpitations
    ... have Addison's Disease and Hashimoto. I take Cortef, Synthroid and Florinef. I get heart palpitations from time...

  8. AD / Pregnancy
    ... about 7 months. Prior to being on cortef, florinef & synthroid , I never even came close to having a regular cycle...

  9. Hi, I'm new and need answers
    ... on Friday with autoimmune thyroiditis and is now on synthroid . Hopefully we are on the right track. I wonder if...

  10. I don't feel well.
    ... taking the medicines too. I am not sure if you are on Synthroid , but you should not eat for a full hour after taking...
    ... I'm having my good days and my bad. I am on Synthroid and I actually do take that separately. I take that...

  11. Help Wanda Wisdom Needed!!!!!!!
    ... counts on Oct 30th before they increased me to .75 of Synthroid and decreased to 1/2 pill on weekends TSH .06 Normal ... I am on 30mg of Cortef .1 of Florinef, and .75 of Synthroid , .5 of cytomel and .5 of dostinex two times a week...

  12. Question about hydrocortisone/cortef
    ... this point. I will say that my doc has me take my synthroid at night. I wondered why and one day I waited until...

  13. Hello I am new here!
    ... medications Hydrocortisone 20mg Fludrocortisone 0.1mg Synthroid ( which I no longer take) I have lived a normal...
    ... Why did you stop the Synthroid ? What is your TSH level? How do you split your...
    ... Mydoc took me off of the synthroid becuase he said my TSH levels were normal, I donot...
    ... years. I take Cortef, but not Florinef. I also take Synthroid and human growth hormone for replacement. I, too,...

  14. Adrenal Insufficiency and Meds Adjustment
    ... on it a couple of months ago. I also just got my Synthroid upped from 75 to 100mg, and got bloodwork today to...

  15. Question for Wanda or anyone else with information on Autoimmune Antibody Test
    ... This all started when my synthroid was increased from .05 to .112 and withing three days...

  16. I am a mess, and I am new here.
    ... goodness turned out to be benign. I was started on .5 of Synthroid , and did really well except for paying attention. ... deficient. and my dosage was increased from .5 of Synthroid to .112 because I am sensitive to medication, and...

  17. Is this Addison's ?
    ... history: Hashi HYPOTHYROID that is under controll.I take Synthroid 180mcg and my labs are ALL in range for my thyroid...

  18. Addisons/Hypothyroidism/Menopause
    ... good as it gets? Currently taking 30 mg Corteg, Synthroid & Protonix for reflux........plus estrogen/progestin...

  19. Is this normal??????
    ... even lower. He cut my meds in half and put me on Synthroid . Within a few months I could hardly walk. I went...

  20. Can Any One Have Both Cushings And Addisons Disease?
    ... I have hashimoto's and graves disease, and am on synthroid , but I still have so much muscle-joint pain, fatigue...

  21. Could this be Addison's (or another adrenal issue)
    ... thinks I shouldnt feel this bad since I was put on synthroid ... I have been wondering if I have cushings or bounce...
    ... so sorry you're not feeling well. If you're on Synthroid and still not feeling well, you may want to check...

  22. early addisons? early pigmintation signs?
    ... the symptoms on and off by taking or not taking the synthroid . I convinced my second endo to try and agin, this ... lower gut pain, like with cramps? Tests: before synthroid low aldosterone-4 normal cotrisol and normal ACTH...
    ... but there are a lot of people that are allergic to Synthroid and it's components. I wouldn't recommend it. On...

  23. Can you help me understand my ACTH
    ... s, just treat the hormones that are low period. Synthroid (T4) does not convert to T3 in most people and the ... no one on Armour say they wanted to switch back to synthroid , but there is a stampede of people on synthroid trying...
    ... ER due too High Blood Pressure, that they think the Synthroid caused ( they just upped my dose too 75mcgs ) 2 weeks ... with me, cause even after 4 months of treatment on Synthroid I feel No different then when I walked into his office...

  24. New to Addison's
    ... taking your morning dose with other meds, I take my synthroid as soon as I get up. I thought that the synthroid...

  25. ACTH question
    ... low side for both, start on Armour thyroid 90 mg. ( Synthroid will probably NOT work well for you) Stay on that...

  26. brown drainage
    ... 3. I am doing much better on Armour than I did on Synthroid , and I am taking natural hormones for the Adrenal...

  27. Sonyamom
    ... adrenals all fit into this and when I take just a little synthroid (25mcg or 37.5 )(or Armour) to help, it only make ... And a get new symptoms as well. Now I am off the synthroid for 2 weeks and trying to see if I feel better off...
    ... very sensitive as it should be) and just a little synthroid or something makes TSH drop ( as it should) but no ... normal" thryoid frees and TSH and all...and trial of synthroid did not work. I feel tired and brain fogged. ... times by evening all is well.... After my trial of synthroid I got this bloating and it has not gone away.....something...

  28. Jet lag and cortisol levels etc
    ... underdoes of thyroid meds (what I am taking now is synthroid ) might effect my cortisol levels... 4. Could cortisol...

  29. Questions...
    ... '99 but they left my parathyroids. I have been on Synthroid ever since. I am close to positive that my adrenal...

  30. thyroid adrenal?
    ... worse, all my symptoms got 10x worse. I then tried Synthroid and LEvoxyl and the same thing happened. So what traditiona ... makes we wig out. Why this is l have no idea, l took synthroid for 6 months back 8 years ago and had no problems...
    ... Both of mine were autoimmune and I take 50mcg of synthroid , 30 mg of cortef, 1 florinef tab a day. This is just...

  31. Hypoglysemia is it real?
    ... but doesnt know what to do about it. I have tried Synthroid , Cortef and Florinef all made me worse very fast....

  32. Adrenal Exhaustion and Thyroid Enlargement
    ... nodules on it. My endo has put me on a low dose of synthroid to shrink it. After doing some reading I am wondering...

  33. Partial Adrenal Function
    ... medication for 6 years, l was taking a very low dose of synthroid for about 1 year but got off. If the cortef made all...
    ... what that would be. The funny thing is l used to take synthroid and never felt anything bad from it, the doctor put ... me on a low dose of synthroid before he tried the cortef, and l had a similar reaction ... to the synthroid that l had with the cortef. The reaction wasnt as...

  34. Could this be Addison's?
    ... guy who is against Armour, and will only prescribe Synthroid . My friend sees him and I don't like some of the things...

  35. DHEA problems?
    ... hypothyroid. I am on 15mg of Armour plus 12.5mcg of Synthroid (half a pill). I've been on this mix for 2 years...
    ... thyroid dose and then another who steadily increased my synthroid every 2 wks and added t3. I think he caused more ... weight and finally when he increased me to 200mcg synthroid and 5mc of t3 I stopped going to him. Stopped the ... the root cause of a thyroid problem. She lowered my synthroid to 175 and now I am on 162mcg. We will give this...
    ... thyroid dose and then another who steadily increased my synthroid every 2 wks and added t3. I think he caused more ... weight and finally when he increased me to 200mcg synthroid and 5mc of t3 I stopped going to him. Stopped the ... the root cause of a thyroid problem. She lowered my synthroid to 175 and now I am on 162mcg. We will give this...

  36. Prednisone change to Cortef
    ... low dose of 2.5mg Prednisone along with Florinef, Synthroid , Prempro. Anyway my new Endo comfirmed the diagnosis...

  37. Natural supports
    ... cream. I feel alot better. Have been on 175mcg of synthroid for 6 weeks and will have labs drawn this week. I...

  38. insomnia
    ... I have tried synthroid . Not for me. caused severe hypoglecemia within 3 days...

  39. Anyone else taking prednisone every other day?
    ... Prempro every day. My doctor lets me take a little more Synthroid than his tests indicate, which also helps. Most of...

  40. Just not sure
    ... problems. The thing is, I have been on meds (was Synthroid , now LEvoxyl-88mcg) for almost a year and have never...

  41. Weight Gain? On Prednisone and gaining LOTS of weight
    ... 30mg of Cortison a day, Florinef .75mg a day, and synthroid everyday for my hypothyroidism. I have gained a lot...

  42. How much Cortef to take and what else to take?
    ... 3 weeks. It was brought on when my Dr.increased by Synthroid from 88-125 and I just came to a crashing halt. I ... rounds with all the ENDo's and they just give me more synthroid which has made me so sick. My salivary cortisol...

  43. Chocolate Cravings anyone?
    ... enough. Taking Prednisone, Florinef, Prempro, and Synthroid . Last magnesium test was okay. Any ideas?...

  44. Looking For Some Help
    ... before the switch to Armour. At that time I was on Synthroid 112mcg and Cytomel 5mcg. I had been on this dose ...

  45. cortef side effects
    ... effects of note. I am hypopituitary, and also take Synthroid and growth hormone (by injection). If your adrenals...

  46. chris
    ... 30 mg of nature thryoid and 25 mcg of the dreadful synthroid maybe this round I will not encounter any side effects...

  47. Test results; hypopituatarism
    ... Thanks, The thyroid meds I was on were Synthroid . I took Armour once and every pain in my body went ... was alert. unforutunetly I was still hyper from the Synthroid . Armour has about 20% T3 and 80% T4. I know the T4...
    ... know much. He even said the bad reaction I had to synthroid was because of allergies. Like going hyper is an allergy...

  48. Help with Interpreting Testing Results
    ... raised. i am now on Levoxyl 150mg (i used to be on synthroid but was switched a few years ago when i saw richard...
    ... the book on thryoid power) and he switched me from synthroid to levoxyl - not sure why - but at that time, i was...

  49. Chris, help with lab results
    ... far as what hormones I'm taking, I am only taking Synthroid 200 mcg. I've never been on any cortef or prednisone...

  50. Adrenal Problems?
    ... Approximately 4 weeks ago I was started on 25 mcg of Synthroid for very mild hypothyroidism. My test results at...

  51. How do you know if you have an adrenal problem
    ... results said I was hyper instead of hypo because of the synthroid I had been taking from another doctor. when I started...

  52. What is wrong with me?
    ... saved her life! She took medications ... cortef, synthroid , and florinef... she saw him on a regular basis and...

  53. Question - Emergency - Psychological Problems and Addisons
    ... Predisone (5mg) Dexamethasone (0.25mg) Florinef (0.1mg) Synthroid (0.01 micrograms) But he was taking his medicine...
    ... the dex to compensate. You are correct about the synthroid , I mad an error he is taking 0.05mg (or 50 micrograms...
    ... Predisone (5mg) Dexamethasone (0.25mg) Florinef (0.1mg) Synthroid (0.05mg) But from January 2004 to May 2004 was...

  54. Need some help with adrenal issues
    ... s diag in 88. Kead a happy life being treated with Synthroid up until Oct of 2002. Had terrible anxiety attacks...

  55. How many of you have autoimmune addisons disease?
    ... the AM and 5 mg corteff in the PM. I take 225 mcg synthroid AND 50 mcg Cytomel for thyroid. Cytomel made a huge...

  56. weight gain with test results pointing to addisons
    ... dermititis, poly cystic ovarian, and have been taking synthroid for hypothryoid symptoms since oct. 03. before that...
    ... dermititis, poly cystic ovarian, and have been taking synthroid for hypothryoid symptoms since oct. 03. before that...

  57. new, please help
    ... allergies, sometimes nausea. I am also hypothyroid taking synthroid (138mcg). Does it sound like Addison for you, or...

  58. how can I tell if I am getting too much, or not enough, hydrocortisone?
    ... now take 25mg/day of hydrocortisone and 0.175mg of synthroid . My original starting dose was 15mg/day and 0.1mg...

  59. Anxiety, anyone?
    ... anxiety because the symptoms cleared up after I started synthroid and before I was given hydrocortisone. What is the...

  60. Anyone get the spaciness and brain fog??
    ... wonderful, crystal clear & living large. Then I took a synthroid and the side effects hit me hard. Wild mood swings...

  61. Pregnancy with Addison's yes, or no?
    ... say that majority of cases have to increase their synthroid during pregnancy so I am going in for my third order...
    ... hypothyroidism. Yes you may have to increase your synthroid , but that will just help you feel better. Just keep...

  62. Do adrenal granulars work?
    ... gets tougher & tougher. In my case a combination of synthroid & prednisone put me into a "storm" where at first...

  63. Addisons/Thyroid
    ... I have recently started on synthroid for growths on my thyroid; however I was wondering...
    ... months pregnant all the time ,my doctor also has me on synthroid and i dont realy ever feel like (MYSELF)since I have...

  64. addisons vs adrenal dysfunction
    ... problems. I had an 18mo. old at the time. I am now on synthroid , cortisone, and zoloft. All because of a pituitary...

Chronic Fatigue board

  1. Chronic Fatigue-Fibromyalgia
    ... off while typing this, hope it makes sense,I take synthroid as they took my thyroid out years ago, usually they...

  2. Question about fatigue
    ... you have results of your thryoid? I have to take Synthroid because when I got CFS it knocked my thyroid out of...

  3. lossing eyebrow hair
    ... Syndrome). The doctor put me on the lowest dose of Synthroid possible after having an allergic reaction to another ... medication. Since I have been on the Synthroid , I have noticed that my eyebrows looked thicker. ...

  4. chronic fatigue/addrenal fatigue
    ... thyroid. She does well as long as she sticks to her synthroid same time everyday (she also has FM and has done better...

  5. Will bloodwork show CFS?
    ... due to my thyroid. According to the blood work, my synthroid keeps my thyroid level ok. Is there a specific...

  6. Please Please Reply Is This Cfs :(
    ... thyroiditis. But my tsh isn't too out of range and the synthroid and levoxythrine just makes me worse. I am very tired...

  7. Hypothyroidism- Meds not working
    ... months they were at 12, with a bump to 100 from 50 synthroid now to get it lower- 3 weeks and no abatement of symptoms...

  8. Hi, I think I have CFS, if not, then I am crazy
    ... was during the first few months of treatment with Synthroid . After my body adjusted to the new thyroid source...

  9. Any Moms with Young Children?
    ... I felt okay at the time so didn't choose to go on synthroid . Later I started having LOTS of symptoms (of hypothyroidis...

  10. anyone with CFS tried antivirals or thyroxine?
    ... condition and was diagnosed with it over 6 years ago. My Synthroid (levo-thyroxine) has been adjusted several times, ... supplements, but the doc says he will be taking me off the synthroid and replacing it with a "bio-identical" thryroid medication ... . the synthroid just doesn't work for all people with this condition...

  11. I've been tired all my life.
    ... was low. Felt good the first 3 weeks of of taking synthroid . After that same problem. Increasing the dose of synthroid...
    ... was low. Felt good the first 3 weeks of of taking synthroid . After that same problem. Increasing the dose of synthroid ... have symptoms of CFS/fibro/depression and what-not on synthroid . Please, please, please read some articles on the ... about the controversy now between whether to take synthroid or natural dessicated thyroid (which you can get ... internet). Maybe join [removed] Many of them took synthroid , like you, and had little to no improvement. There ... CFS/fibro patients are not able to convert the T-4 ( synthroid ) to the usable T-3 form. Therefore, their labs look ... etc. and see what they say about CFS and fibro and synthroid versus Armour? Were you aware that in 2001, the ... FDA took action against the makers of synthroid and declared that at that time, there was NO synthetic...