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  1. Painful feet?
    ... I have had hypo for almost 3 years now, I am on Synthroid and it was just bumped up from 25 mcg to 50 mcg because...

  2. what foods should i avoid with low thyroid?
    ... I have low thyroid and i take synthroid 100. I found out that soy makes my thyroid lower....

  3. Racy Heart
    ... higher than 70%. Liz why don't you add 12.5mcg of Synthroid to your 50mcg you probably do better with 62.5 mcg...
    ... more important and again I think you need to up your Synthroid right away....
    ... because I do think you need to go up to 88 mcg of Synthroid . You should be at least in the 70% range and that...
    ... that tomorrow or what. When I asked her about the Synthroid and Cytomel. She said, "you came for a consultation ... notify the endo that I was trying something else as the Synthroid didn't make me feel better from Mar-Aug.... I am ... I still really like her. I wonder with raising my Synthroid if I would feel any different in a week? It took...
    ... everything up really bad. I think you need to up your Synthroid back to 75mcg and I agree on upping the Cytomel to ... t change unless you have tried everything with the Synthroid / Cytomel combo you were on the right track before ... think you were almost there before dropping down the Synthroid . I would be worried to mess it up again and end up...
    ... med for a couple of weeks - can always go back to Synthroid and Cytomel and just see the endo in Sept instead...
    ... med for a couple of weeks - can always go back to Synthroid and Cytomel and just see the endo in Sept instead ... thing too.. However i think you need to let go of synthroid .. some can take it , some cant.. from what i have...
    ... Thanks for your input - I believe you may be right on Synthroid just not working for me. Even with adding Cytomel ... 40 years - so I wonder now. Weird. Once I went on Synthroid I didn't have heart palpitations - but basically hit ... In May I was put on additional Cytomel added to the Synthroid . It did make me feel better - but have never, ever...
    ... Thanks for your input - I believe you may be right on Synthroid just not working for me. Even with adding Cytomel ... 40 years - so I wonder now. Weird. Once I went on Synthroid I didn't have heart palpitations - but basically hit ... In May I was put on additional Cytomel added to the Synthroid . It did make me feel better - but have never, ever ... menstrual cycles .. But Ive been down the road with the synthroid , levoxyl," those two alone in my opinion are the ... I wouldnt waste any more of my time trying to get synthroid to work if I were you that is.. You know if you...
    ... him twice and he gave me the Cytomel to add to my Synthroid . Synthroid alone made me absolutely "dead". Cytomel...
    ... just made myself go. Still reacting to reducing that Synthroid I guess and now have upped it and trying to also take...
    ... him twice and he gave me the Cytomel to add to my Synthroid . Synthroid alone made me absolutely "dead". Cytomel ... you.. : ) I pray it does.. : ) Yeah going back to synthroid .. Here are some of the side effects I had with it...
    ... you feel so bad maybe you should try to switch from Synthroid to Levothyroxine or Levoxly. I heard sometimes switching...
    ... Thanks a lot for your input. Millions of people take Synthroid and others with no problems - I guess that is why...
    ... like 1 grain is equal to 25 mcg Cytomel and 100 mcg Synthroid ....I guess that means in its activity - not the actual...
    ... response to your last. I hope it isn't equivalent to 100 Synthroid and 25 Cytomel - that would be too much........
    ... Liz, it is equivalent to 100mcg of Synthroid or 25mcg of Cytomel. Try and see how you feel !! I...
    ... you feel a change. You still have the T4 from the Synthroid in your system and now you are getting less T4 and...
    ... says that it is equivalent in some way to 100 mcg Synthroid or 25 Cytomel - right? I guess it just works differently...
    ... change, but I was feeling very weird and tired with the Synthroid and Cytomel the last while. I have read that when ... bad again. I think that is what happened with the Synthroid . It wasn't right to begin with anyway. But now I...
    ... week. Why would this medicine take a week and the Synthroid take 4-6 weeks - because of T3? I know the Cytomel...
    ... different things - like your woman doctor - not just Synthroid and Cytomel (although I am happy he let me do that ... and if that doesn't work out - I can go back on the Synthroid and Cytomel and to the endo and start over - although ... now - but like you said less T4. When I was only on Synthroid T4 I felt terrible for two months and stayed in bed...
    ... if you feel more tired because your FT4 will drop. Synthroid (T4) will take I believe 4 weeks to get out of your...
    ... sure this is a big change for my system after the Synthroid and Cytomel. Will see what she says on Monday or...
    ... getting enough because I feel like I did when I went on Synthroid without Cytomel. But at least she calls and gives...
    ... we knows that. I imagine I still have the T4 from Synthroid in my system too? It has only been a week and two...
    ... some T4 maybe Levoxyl since you didn't do well on the Synthroid . So you see there are alot of options you have so...
    ... being balanced and from sensitivity to T3. Although Synthroid did nothing at all for me. Oh, well - keep on searching...
    ... this medicine at all. I guess I still have T4 from Synthroid in me too????? Thanks, pal, Liz...

  4. Need help with new lab results
    ... May, my tsh was .027, so my endo had me only take Synthroid 6 times a week. Now with it even higher, she said...
    ... May, my tsh was .027, so my endo had me only take Synthroid 6 times a week. Now with it even higher, she said...

  5. hyperthyroid
    ... My meds were changed from levothyroxine to synthroid . Now my thyroid is over active. I've heard there...
    ... It absolutely can be the Synthroid . I couldn't take Synthroid brand at all; the smallest ... you should go back to it and not wait around for the Synthroid to work while in the meantime being miserable. It...

  6. Need help interpreting lab results please
    ... became hypo for the last 6 months) BTW I went from Synthroid to Armour to Armour and Synthroid and back to Synthroid ... went too high with Armour alone, so the Dr. put me on Synthroid and Armour. I am now on 100mcg Synthroid alone for ... was taken on the day I went off Armour and went on synthroid 100mcg. Prior to that I was on 75mcg synthroid and ... helping me. I feel a little better on the 100mcg synthroid , but am still getting shaky after awakening, better ... after synthroid , and then shaky again in the late morning-early afternoon...

  7. Endo increased my dose and I feel worse, why?
    ... 91 (range .4 to 3.0 I believe) and he increased my Synthroid from 25mcg to 50 mcg. The first day I felt awesome...

  8. Physical trauma worsen condition???
    ... hi, ive been on synthroid (.50/.75) for over 3 years now, and feeling better...

  9. What Happens Next
    ... any sign of cancer. The doctor put me on 88mcg of Synthroid for a few weeks and then he raised it to 175mcg of ... Synthroid daily hoping that the goiter would shrink. After ... more than 2 years on Synthroid the goiter never got any smaller and recent blood ... thyroid on 7-25-08. I am still taking the same dose of Synthroid 175mcg daily. I am curious what to expect next as...

  10. Hashimoto's disease
    ... Hashimoto's about 15 years ago and have been taking Synthroid ever since. However, after menopause, I have noticed...
    ... have two nodules on my left side. I have been on synthroid for 21 years to supress the growth of one nodule found...

  11. Anyone switched from Armour to Thyrolar and Cytomel?
    ... seems like a lot of T3 to me. Previously I was on Synthroid (only T4) and the doctor put me on Cytomel (only T3...
    ... I'm "steady" at 112 of Unithroid. Synthroid really bothered my stomach, or at least made my stomach...
    ... myself again!! I hadn't felt that way in YEARS on Synthroid . Then after about a month or so the tiredness...
    ... 40] and cut my 2 grains of Thyrolar to 1 grain of Synthroid that started all of my trouble and I haven't been...
    ... reason you probably did not feel good when switched to Synthroid ? you were used to t3 and t4 with Thyrolar and it is ... my understanding Synthroid is only t4.... Will keep you posted on how I am...

  12. low ferritin- iron supplement question
    ... buffer between iron supplements & thyroid meds like Synthroid & Cytomel. If you take Armour sublingually (this...

  13. Any Recommendations? Searching For A Good Doc in Vancouver (Canada)
    ... prescribed a version of Armour for you. I've been on Synthroid for 17 years and finally decided to get off (not doing...
    ... prescribed a version of Armour for you. I've been on Synthroid for 17 years and finally decided to get off (not doing ... out that it used to be prescribed in the 70s before synthroid got popular. Eventually, he agreed to try me on...
    ... doctors visit when I was dismissed I've been cutting my synthroid in half while waiting for Tuesday's visit with naturopath ... all mt life, came from thin genes but after starting synthroid went from 103 to 190 (gradually over the years). The...
    ... delightful change that it makes me terrified to go back to synthroid ). Are you having better success? K...
    ... more, patiently waiting. I DO NOT want to go back on Synthroid . Good luck getting sorted out with your meds. Helena...

  14. anyone else Hyper with low BP?
    ... No T3 meds wished i was on them. they lowered my synthroid from 138 to 125. The FT4 came down from 28 ans T3...
    ... and that seems to comfirm that its due to too much Synthroid )....But that is deceiving, lower the Synthroid dose ... too. But anyway, my point is this... I had my Synthroid dose increased so that my TSH was down to around 1...
    ... I am doing much better on Armour than I was on Synthroid , thanks for asking. I am not feeling perfect, ... Armour a little over 2 years ago (after 25+years on Synthroid ). I am losing wt now too by eating low carb. ...

  15. how to take armour?
    ... I take my synthroid first thing and eat breakfast one hour later. I also...

  16. Synthroid while pregnant
    ... It's not only safe but necessary that you take your Synthroid when hypoT especially when pregnant. HypoT increases...

  17. How do you talk to your doctor?
    ... order pharmacy recently which gives me name-brand Synthroid instead of the generic I was getting from CVS. ...
    ... January 30th, and switched from generic to name-brand Synthroid about four weeks ago. I've never had my FT3 tested...
    ... mom is hypo but she has been on the same dosage of synthroid for the past 35 years and never had symptoms as severe ... but since I started seeing her after I'd been taking synthroid for two months, she doesn't seem to really understand...

  18. problems with food
    ... exhausted around the same time, but since my doseage of synthroid was increased the exhaustion has disapeared. I thought...

  19. Need Help Interpreting New Labs
    ... originally at 4.77 (0.4-4.5) and started out on 50mcg Synthroid . A few months ago, my doc increased it to 75mcg and ... Cytomel 25mcg. Since these labs came in, he decreased my Synthroid back to 50mcg and kept me on the same dosage of Cytomel...

  20. Cytomel - quick question
    ... first visit with Endo since the surgery. At 175mcg of Synthroid I was 36% of optium range for FT3 and 70% of optium...

  21. Do you talk about your wows, or keep them in?
    ... For the 2 + decades I was feeling lousy on Synthroid , I thought it was all my fault. NOW, I know better...
    ... 3657863]For the 2 + decades I was feeling lousy on Synthroid , I thought it was all my fault. NOW, I know better...

  22. adrenal/thyroid question
    ... want to know is how do you make the transition from synthroid to armour with weakened adrenals? did your doctor ... symtpoms for about 8 years or more and have been on synthroid for the last 6+ years and dying to find answers....
    ... have addison's disease d- make sure you take your synthroid each day. Believe me, i could write a book. ...

  23. synthroid does it kill thyroid off
    ... Synthroid does not kill off the thyroid. Do you take it on...
    ... Synthroid (if you take a high enough dose) will supress the...

  24. thyroid problem after mantle field radiation-hodgkins lymphoma
    ... therapy destroyed my throid gland & I started on Synthroid soon after. Your TSH is way too high. Optimal ... years because my TSH was too high (due to a too low Synthroid dose) and then even after my TSH was down to 1.0 ... (on a higher dose of Synthroid ), my FREE T3 was still way too low on Synthroid. ... enough. Too many doctors only use T4 meds like Synthroid (and either don't test the FREE T3 or ignore it even...

  25. Elevated Tsh, T3, T Levels
    ... the blood was drawn in the morning. Taking the Synthroid by itself and on an empty stomach should help the ... iron and/or calcium? How many hours between taking Synthroid and iron or calcium?...

  26. finally
    ... typically start patients on T4 only medicine like Synthroid , Levoxyl, etc. That works for a lot of people. Others...

  27. Hey! I've got a question about optimal ranges!
    ... school that hypothyroidism is easily treated by using Synthroid and getting the TSH anywhere in 'normal range'. ... The makers of Synthroid spend a lot of money at medical schools & with doctors...
    ... atleast one that returns calls. But after 6 months of Synthroid and seeing no improvement, I refused to go on any ... longer without trying to level out the low numbers. My synthroid was reduced but hoping the t3 is bringing them all...
    ... atleast one that returns calls. But after 6 months of Synthroid and seeing no improvement, I refused to go on any ... longer without trying to level out the low numbers. My synthroid was reduced but hoping the t3 is bringing them all...

  28. looking for dr. right
    ... time to fire her. she will not discuss anything but synthroid . so, I'm desperately seeking a physician in the buffalo...

  29. Frustrated update
    ... youre not feeling well . My experience was 14 yrs on synthroid , no probs, then RAI in jan 2005. Levels never regulated ... this is a far cry from where I have been with the synthroid . Also I have had double vision since the RAI , the ... really truely believe that the armour is superior to synthroid , like I said it was ok for 14 yrs but not in the past ... am eating better than ever, I didn't eat while on synthroid I never had an appetite . you don't eat like a pig...

  30. new labs, help with meds please
    ... fibro flare up. My TSH is: 4.211 I am on: Synthroid : 50 mcg cytomel: 12.5 mcg Since the cytomel normally...
    ... better doc. You very likely need increases in both Synthroid and Cytomel. Don't settle for this kind of under...

  31. Emotions,Fog and Thyroid
    ... 32 pg/ml (1.4-4.2 reference) I've been on 50mcg synthroid since then. I have taken four tests this year one ... is destroying my life. Have No other symptom.Taking Synthroid has not helped one bit. I have observed for 6 months...

  32. Please help with lab results
    ... I have been on synthroid 50mcg for 10 years. Latest lab results are TSH ... that lab results are fine and to continue with the synthroid 50mcg....

  33. CSpine MRI & Nodules
    ... each are the size of 1.5 CM. I was put on 50mc of synthroid ......I go back Aug 5th to find out if the meds are...

  34. Lab results
    ... This is similar to what happened to me too. On Synthroid , my FREE T4 was high , but my FREE T3 continued to...
    ... will NOTuse Armour, they are usually loyal to the Synthroid brand. They were never taught HOW to use Armour &...

  35. What is Thyrohormone 0.1mg
    ... It's Levothyroxine sodium. Same thing as synthroid (US) or thryoxine (UK) that most of the hypos around...

  36. Rash anyone??
    ... diagnosed with hypothyroid. I was given 100mcg of Synthroid and have to go back to my endocrinologist next week ... for Hypertension). That's it for background. Can Synthroid cause this? Is the dose too much or too little. ...
    ... When I was on Synthroid , I had several things like that over the years. ... not there & has not come back. I switched from Synthroid to Armour, because I got copies of my lab reports ... COULDN'T LOSE WEIGHT. Yes, that WAS WHY. Does Synthroid leave your FREE T3 at the bottom of the range too...
    ... 35 - 5.500 (mine was 6.532) The Dr. started me on Synthroid 100mcg at that point and gave me a prescription to...

  37. Any Armour experts in Sacramento, CA?
    ... were taught that Armour is inferior. The makers of Synthroid spend lots of money promoting Synthroid to medical...

  38. Grave eyes
    ... problems and now have Graves's opthlamopathy. I take synthroid daily and my TSH levels are normal. However, amy antibodies...
    ... problems and now have Graves's opthlamopathy. I take synthroid daily and my TSH levels are normal. However, amy antibodies...
    ... hypothyroid with the first iodine treatment. He takes synthroid every day and has regained the 15 pounds he lost originally ... problems and now have Graves's opthlamopathy. I take synthroid daily and my TSH levels are normal. However, amy antibodies...
    ... this thoroughly before he had his surgery. Yes, the synthroid keeps his levels on target and he looks and feels...
    ... to you. Get to know your body and how you feel on Synthroid ...is it too much or not enough. You have to be your...
    ... out that my tsh levels went up and my endo uppped my synthroid to 100 mcg. Not sure how long it will take to restore...

  39. Need help with Armour dosage, please....
    ... with it but she'd never converted someone from the Synthroid or synthetic to the natural Armour but that she would ... about the Armour and just go back to Levo and get the Synthroid (maybe it would be better?) instead of the generic...
    ... This will help you so much!! It helped me switch from Synthroid (after 25 + years) to Armour. You will eventually...
    ... splitter from the drugstore. My last dose of Synthroid 2 years ago was 100 of Synthroid. I take 2 &...
    ... splitter from the drugstore. My last dose of Synthroid 2 years ago was 100 of Synthroid. I take 2 & ... Best of luck! : ) After all those years on Synthroid how do you feel now on the Armour? What do your labs...
    ... do. The the last 13 years or so (1993-2006), my Synthroid was increased so that my TSh was lower, around 1.0 ... he heard complaints all day long from his thyriod / Synthroid patients about how tired they were & he shurgged his ... shoulders all day long! I remember he had Synthroid brand posters all over his office. Then I read...
    ... there is a website for physicians only that has a synthroid to armour conversion table. She said her husband looked ... on it for her when she switched from synthroid to armour. She looked on the site for the proper...
    ... pharmacist to ask him what my dosage should be based on the synthroid dosage and he told her 90 mg of armour. So that's...
    ... symptoms of hyperthyroid. My doctor put me back on Synthroid and things normalized quickly. I called Forest Labs...
    ... mg a day, not 90 mg. I have always taken Armour or Synthroid sublingually first thing when I get up, but thanks ... very athletic. Not taking iodine. I'm fine on Synthroid or it's generic, but started Armour at the suggestion ... the new product at present, and will stay back on Synthroid , which so far has got me back to near normal. Since ... remains so normal no matter what I take and even on Synthroid , I don't feel there is a strong reason, especially...
    ... I switched to natural thyroid after I read that synthroid can cause hair loss... I've had problems with dosage ... t seem to know how to dose me... I think that the synthroid wasn't the cause of my hair loss at all.... maybe...
    ... Neither event correlates with stopping or starting Synthroid . However, I'll definitely keep an eye on my shower ... up. So far, I'm improving every day on the 150 mcg Synthroid , split to take twice a day as your suggested. I feel...
    ... good, forget about the armour for now and stay on synthroid . Can you tell me what your labs are? So I can compare ... with mine. The old doc had put me on .125 synthroid , which I think was too low.... I may switch back to ... synthroid ,,,, I have hair loss no matter which kind I take....
    ... hypothyroidism. Armor Thyroid( nasty smelling and taste) to synthroid and all of its generaic forms. My doc would just bounce...
    ... taking iodine at all? Cathy, I have now been on Synthroid 150 mcg for 9 weeks. I feel much better than when ... iodine, I'd rather take that than juice up my body with Synthroid . In a couple of weeks when I use up the Synthroid...
    ... work out, ratio not right for you? how are you on synthroid ? cath...
    ... pretty knowledgeable. I'm feeling much better on the Synthroid . Today I had a full thyroid test: TSH, T3, T4, T4...
    ... 26 I went off 2 X 60 mg. Armour and onto 150 mcg. Synthroid . I do feel much better. Unfortunately the doc forgot...
    ... suppressed TSH is of no consequence. Now that your taking Synthroid , I'm sure your TSH will rise; but it's still your ... the way you're feeling. I'm glad you've taken to Synthroid so easily. I couldn't take it at all... at least...
    ... if I felt OK I should continue on the same 150 mcg Synthroid . She also said the TSH is the actual important reading ... X 60 Armour. 120 mg Armour is equivalent to 200 mg Synthroid . But I don’t see in my records that my doc ever ... prescribed 200 mg Synthroid , nor 120 mcg Armour. Need to check that. It may ... hyperthyroid (though less so than 6/26 this year). And my Synthroid 150 mcg is significantly less than Armour 120 (equivalent ... to 200 mcg Synthroid ) I was taking in April and May. Aaaagh, this is...
    ... X 60 Armour. 120 mg Armour is equivalent to 200 mg Synthroid .There isn't actually an exact equivalent of these ... where the patient completely absorbs most of the Synthroid and can perfectly convert exactly as much T4 into ... body needs, 120 mgs of Armour would equal 200 mcgs Synthroid . But few people ever absorb it completely nor are ... 120 Armour roughly equals between 150 and 200 mcgs Synthroid . For most people, it's closer to 150 than 200. ...
    ... sweaty as I was in April. I seem to do fine on either Synthroid or Armour, but after 4 abnormal readings out of 7 ... has written, then answer. And yes, I'm on 150 mcg Synthroid which seems a good level....
    ... have the conversion problem that some women have with synthroid ....so synthroid seems to be suiting you well.... keep...
    ... have the conversion problem that some women have with synthroid ....so synthroid seems to be suiting you well.... keep ... of a problem before this year, though I've been on Synthroid or Armour for years. I think the recent problems...
    ... was on in 2006 and 2007. In 2004 I was on 100 mcg Synthroid , but have no history before that. It seems to...
    ... thyroid meds and I'm seriously thinking of going back to synthroid ... this dess. thyroid just isn't helping my hair at ... usually cooperates with me so I may ask him for .150 synthroid , as .125mg wasn't enough for me ...... it's just taking...
    ... thyroid meds and I'm seriously thinking of going back to synthroid ... this dess. thyroid just isn't helping my hair at ... usually cooperates with me so I may ask him for .150 synthroid , as .125mg wasn't enough for me ...... it's just taking ... different. I don’t feel any different on Armour or Synthroid or Levoxyl. Whether my counts are different is hard...
    ... with it but she'd never converted someone from the Synthroid or synthetic to the natural Armour but that she would ... about the Armour and just go back to Levo and get the Synthroid (maybe it would be better?) instead of the generic...
    ... life, but my life as i knew it was gone. i was on synthroid for thirteen years 0.125 my doctor wanted me on 0 ... not tell him what i did , i just said i mix up my synthroid pills, i did not want him mad because he is aganist ... does as he should have from the study of ARMOUR to synthroid it would have been better, but i have spoken to a ... armour they could not take it either they went back to synthroid , but great for them there thyroid was not suppressed ... what happen to me, also ARMOUR address the T3 and synthroid does not, that T3 was also a problem for me with the ... and go up, i see the study is 85% of people are on synthroid or family to it, so i will stay on synthroid, i don ... myself in now, just should have drop to the 0.112 synthroid , hang in there, i talk to people who are on synthroid ... who don't feel well on the level they are on with synthroid ask your doctor to drop your med one level and see...
    ... manic, what a mess, not happy with him, went back on synthroid but i hated it, so i am back to the other doctor i...
    ... armour? thanks! Parisfrancis, I've been both on Synthroid , Levoxyl and Armour. And I do have itchy scalp problem...
    ... my life has been a yo yo, so i will start back on synthroid , i did not like synthroid for 13 years because of ... night. i am so not looking forward to doing the synthroid again but i know my life in many ways has stop the ... people ll the time who do not have trouble with armour, synthroid and family to it. i will just haft to deal with the ... side issues of synthroid, my dad take synthroid and has no side issues, my system is strange, but ... i do see all the complants about synthroid and family to it on google, they say 85 % are on synthroid ... if you would like, i am not looking forward to this synthroid thing today, but i just can't do this armour, also ... and now on the 1 30 pill has work but i was on 125 synthroid , so 1 pill of 30mg of armour will not work, can't...
    ... there and her family doc has put her on a dose of synthroid that is way too low. She is not feeling very well...
    ... take on emty stomach, by itself. I now take 175mcg of synthroid . Took armour in the past. 40 mcg higher(of the synth...

  40. Just curious...how many here have had TT?
    ... treatment HOPEFULLY Aug. 4th. I get to start 125 mcg Synthroid on day two of RAI Stabilized: Not sure I was stable...
    ... Two months ago Medication: Started on 175mcg Synthroid and added Cytomel 10mcg yesterday. Stabilized:...
    ... papillary cancer when: april 7 2008 medications: synthroid 125 2 1/2 months felt terrible slept 12-16 hrs. a...
    ... lobectomy tumors ended up being bening. Put on 75mcg synthroid and kept levels stabilized. July 9th 2008 Completion ... turned out to be papillary carcinoma. Now on 100mcg synthroid and definately not stabilized. I felt pretty good...
    ... lobectomy tumors ended up being bening. Put on 75mcg synthroid and kept levels stabilized. July 9th 2008 Completion ... turned out to be papillary carcinoma. Now on 100mcg synthroid and definately not stabilized. I felt pretty good...

  41. Stop The Thyroid Madness...good book
    ... have found it to be very helpful. I have been on Synthroid for 20 years after having a partial thyroidectomy...
    ... differnce in my life! After 25+ years feeling lousy on Synthroid , I feel worlds better on Armuor! I had to find ... made!! That book will also help you convert from Synthroid to Armour. I would NEVER go back to synthetic...
    ... hi everyone, I was also on synthroid for 18 yrs, for 14 of those years I didnt seen to ... supplements. I was having many heart palps while on synthroid , they didnt go away after starting armour,but I added ... have also lost weight , couldnt lose one pound on synthroid ,now its coming off without even trying. Thats all...
    ... After 17 years on Synthroid and getting nowhere I went to see a naturopath and...
    ... thyroid cancer in 89' had partial thyroidectomy was on synthroid till about 4yrs ago. Now on levothyroxin. Had a huge...
    ... i've been trying to get my life back on levoxyl or synthroid , and its not working, so i've got to try something...

  42. First Labs after TT
    ... with the Endo after TT in May. Have been on 175mcg of Synthroid since the first week after my surgery. Have been feeling ... be taken mornings and evening and to cut the 175mcg Synthroid in half on Mondays and Fridays. Would anyone care...
    ... be taken mornings and evening and to cut the 175mcg Synthroid in half on Mondays and Fridays. Adding Cytomel sounds...

  43. Well I am sharing my latest Labs and such.. :D
    ... and adrenal issues: I started out on 50 mcgs of synthroid in January. This allowed my FT3 and FT4 levels to...

  44. why does cytomel make my vision blurry
    ... pharmaceutical preparation containing T3. Unlike synthroid , cytomel results in a rapid elevation in thyroid hormone...

  45. What does it mean if you have a lot of antibodies in your blood
    ... or do anything, the endo put me on a low dose of synthroid a couple of weeks ago to see if this would help, I...
    ... free T3, free T4 and TSH done again to see what the synthroid is doing to my thyroid. Thank you so much for your...

  46. Now my doctor has mentioned thyroid carcinoma...
    ... Is the upper range of high good? I take 62.5mcg Synthroid and 5mcg Cytomel right now. I had it lowered from ... concern. He would hear none of it! He MAY raise the Synthroid because now my TSH is above 1. I never know what...

  47. I hate hormones
    ... GCC I am on 125 synthroid reduced from 138 a little over 2 weeks ago. I have...

  48. Swelling, discomfort,will Dr. remove thyroid?
    ... suspicious cold nodules and Hashis. Dr started me on 50 Synthroid . About a month ago the swelling felt worse. Bruised...

  49. wow I feel rotten advice please+++
    ... etc etc. Thanks for mentioning this. I take my synthroid six days a week, skipping it on Saturdays, and I always...

  50. High TPO antibodies
    ... I have normal tsh, ft3, ft4s and i'm on 75 mcgs of synthroid for a year and a half now. it's helped a great deal...

  51. Latest Lab Results -- What Does It Mean? -- Feeling Hopeless....
    ... helps. I will tell you that I could not tolerate Synthroid , the most-prescribed branded levo. Even the smallest...
    ... was also wondering about supplementing with low-dose Synthroid . I'm doing this all on my own pretty much, as my...

  52. thyroid nodule-tired of worrying about it
    ... Also, my family doc was talking about putting me on synthroid to push me into "high normal" range with the purpose...

  53. 4 months post TT ????????
    ... One more question for anyone. I have always taken my synthroid at night artound 11 pm but i have had several people...

  54. Armour Supply Problems
    ... in this dosage (and perhaps others). I'm back on Synthroid and feel wonderful again. I did great on the 180...
    ... after getting test results, he put me back on 150 mcg Synthroid (not generic though I've done fine in the past on ... to 200 mcg lovothtyroxine (according to the Armour/ Synthroid dose table on the treatment tab on the Armour site ... on. So 6 weeks from July 25 when I started on the Synthroid 150 mg I'll take another test, and make sure they...
    ... formulation corrected. I'm feeling much better on Synthroid , and may just stay on it since my T3 is consistently...
    ... myself eight weeks later, after I’d been back on Synthroid . On 8/29 TSH was .12, FT4 1.3 (lab range 1.12-4.20 ... after pretty much falling apart, dropping to 150 mcg. Synthroid , equivalent to Armour 90 mg. Then Synthroid was too ... with the endo in Denver is November 11. I can get Synthroid , Levoxyl, or Armour from my pharmacist as there are ... contrary to what your poorly-informed pharmacist or Synthroid -loving doctor tells you. What is going on is this...

  55. Please Help With This Question
    ... go.when should I get my labs done to see how much synthroid I need to be on.I am on 50 mcg now,but was told it...

  56. DESPERATE for ideas!
    ... half years ago...............I was taking .225mcgs of synthroid without a blip for the last 2 and a half years and ... unctioning nodule. So, here I am, I can't tolerate ANY synthroid all of the sudden! I have been without for almost ... at night and am feeling fine now that I am off the synthroid ........I am baffled. My dr mentioned ( I am waiting...
    ... That is a large dose of Synthroid . Have you changed any other meds or supplements...

  57. What to do next?
    ... Two books that helped me make the switch from Synthroid to Armour are... "From Fatigues to Fantastic" ...
    ... antibodies go wild on me. I will probably start a little synthroid to see what happens. I have learned over the last...

  58. Lab question
    ... to get answers. So---I've gone back to my 75mcg of Synthroid and taking cytomel 5mcg 2#'s a day. Last night was ... I used pro-gest cr for a couple days and took my synthroid at 11:30pm and was up all night! no more during the ... these were my levels on 50/75 alternating 2 days Synthroid : (b4 cytomel added) TSH: .77 Free t4: 0.81...
    ... the correct dosage right now, seems low, at 50mcg synthroid and 5 mcg cytomel. As far as doctors getting ticked...

  59. Questions about RAI, please help
    ... spread. They found nothing, and she finally went on synthroid . They microdose because they feel they want to...
    ... to go back on the Cytomel along with starting the Synthroid . I've been spending quite a bit of time reading on...

  60. Synthroid and estrogen replacement problems
    ... :) VRL ~ Are you taking estrogen & Synthroid at the same time? Or 4 hours and a meal a-p-a-r-t ... ??? That & needing more Synthroid BECUASE of the estrogen can cause problems too. ...
    ... and so there is no question about separating it from synthroid . Different metabolism for it than the oral I have ... tensed up, climbing the wall so to speak? When my synthroid dose was too high-all those things happened to me...

  61. Stopping Synthroid
    ... something. If you have a copy of your labs pre- Synthroid , you can post the results here if you want input about ... what they show and whether you need Synthroid or whether another type of med might work better....

  62. Couple questions ...
    ... slack but it didn't so they started me on 50 mcg. of Synthroid at the end of May. My question is, is it possible...
    ... slack but it didn't so they started me on 50 mcg. of Synthroid at the end of May. My question is, is it possible ... chance I will be able to get off that? Technically Synthroid /Armour/Cytomel are not a cure for bad cholesterol...
    ... after surgery it was 4.6, which is why he put me on Synthroid May 25th. I just had blood drawn this week and ... see the endo on Tuesday so we will see how the Synthroid is working. I have been having a lot of aching muscles...

  63. Slow T3
    ... the morning, do you feel any better by dropping the Synthroid to 50mcg ? I take some liquid for the adrenals I...
    ... the morning, do you feel any better by dropping the Synthroid to 50mcg ? I take some liquid for the adrenals I ... high - but I can feel it. I have only dropped the Synthroid for one week so far and I know it would take longer...
    ... take it tomorrow time it and see , by dropping the Synthroid 1 week it should make a difference you should at least...
    ... take it tomorrow time it and see , by dropping the Synthroid 1 week it should make a difference you should at least...
    ... play out. I am sure he would not like my cutting my Synthroid to 50 mcg, but hey, I am the one in misery - so have ... Lupo and others on the boards that he drops your Synthroid by 20 mcg for 5 mcg of Cytomel - 4 mcg per each mcg...
    ... in agreement with a lot more things than he is with Synthroid . But I can't imagine taking Armour with all that...
    ... t quite understand. Also, I am not sure about the Synthroid dosage - I told you I am taking 50 mcg instead of...
    ... it. FYI - I have finally levelled off at 112 mcg synthroid and recently added 5mcg Cytomel and am feeling very...
    ... it. FYI - I have finally levelled off at 112 mcg synthroid and recently added 5mcg Cytomel and am feeling very...
    ... of the little tired edge I was still feeling on the synthroid . My body just needs that little extra t3 boost too...
    ... of the little tired edge I was still feeling on the synthroid . My body just needs that little extra t3 boost too ... bad. Also it seemed as long as I was on 75 mcg of Synthroid I couldn't tolerate hardly any Cytomel. I am not ... - but trying for about three weeks to take 50 mcg Synthroid with the Cytomel and it has been just over two weeks...
    ... but so nervous and heart racy - until I lowered the Synthroid . But I have no idea at this point. It has been two...
    ... are you feeling ? any better with the lower dose of Synthroid ? jrose did you ever had your ferritin levels checked...
    ... are you feeling ? any better with the lower dose of Synthroid ? jrose did you ever had your ferritin levels checked ... I am feeling some better since dropping my Synthroid to 50 mcg. A bit tired at times but the heart racing ... feel exactly the same every day. I just lowered the Synthroid two weeks ago. I know it takes a while to lower in...
    ... Hi Liz, I guess the 75mcg of Synthroid was too much for you. I think you have to be your...
    ... [QUOTE=mauz;3654713]Hi Liz, I guess the 75mcg of Synthroid was too much for you. I think you have to be your ... like that at 5 mcg or less. Now with the 50 mcg of Synthroid and taking 5 mcg of Cytomel split in half that has...
    ... three weeks on Wednesday since I cut to 50 mcg of Synthroid . I am almost sure that the 75 mcg was too much as...
    ... what she says. I am still doing ok on the 50 mcg Synthroid and 5 mcg of Cytomel (split half in A. M. and half...
    ... It is wonderful news. Right now with the 50 mcg of Synthroid and 5 mcg of Cytomel my heart isn't racing much at...
    ... Have no idea what is causing it. I am taking the 50 Synthroid and 5 mcg Cytomel - and have tried to add another...
    ... Hi Liz, Maybe it is from lowering the Synthroid by now it is totaly out of your system, maybe now...
    ... Hi, I am taking 50 mcg of Synthroid - so I know that has lowered in the 4 weeks. I don ... says tomorrow. Maybe I need between 50 and 75 mcg of Synthroid who knows - You still feeling OK? Later, Liz...
    ... Liz, I really think it is from lowering the Synthroid when I don't have enough my heart starts racing too...
    ... Pia, So, when you were taking Synthroid and didn't get enough - your heart would race? I...
    ... racing heart. Ha-Ha. Liz I would try 62.5 mcg of Synthroid , dropping 25mcg was maybe too much. I know too much ... Cytomel that needs adjusting. can't hurt to up your Synthroid and see if you feel better in a week. Good luck Pia...
    ... couldn't take hardly any Cytomel with the 75 mcg of Synthroid . This is frustrating to say the least......Thanks...

  64. How would you know if you are having adrenal problems as primary?
    ... the interim, I am trying different combinations of synthroid and armour and am wiped out. The Dr. also is having...
    ... do if your adrenals fail? Is there something like synthroid for adrenal supplementation?If it is corticosteroids...

  65. Fatigue, am worse than pm anyone else?
    ... start getting a bit more normal. I've been taking my synthroid in the wee am hours, like 1-3 am when I wake and can...
    ... mornings and around 4-6pm lately. I wake up to take my synthroid around 6am then go back to sleep until 7 usually ... to recheck my thyroid levels and maybe increase my synthroid dosage....

  66. Hair, Synthroid, balding
    ... See if your is and find out what your level is. Synthroid is a T4 only med. & your FREE T3 can be very low even...
    ... years before getting diagnosed, but since going on synthroid it has stopped falling out. Mine was pretty much...
    ... Here are my lab results. 60 mg Armour 50 mcg Synthroid FT4 1.9 (0.8-1.8) FT3 4.5 (2.3-4.2) TSH 0.025 ...

  67. synthroid causes hot flashes?
    ... and freakish upper body sweats :) while taking Synthroid [SIZE="1"](generic Levothyroxine actually)[/SIZE]...

  68. Surgery FINALLY scheduled!!! Total Thyroidectomy...
    ... ...so no worries there. Now, you may not start Synthroid right away after surgery and if dont...be prepared ... not a comfortable place to be! But once I started Synthroid , I started feeling better immediately. The day after...
    ... did have RAI. Once I went through that, I started Synthroid the following week and started having more energy...

  69. Orchid ... and other Canadians
    ... body around. I am not on meds(other than my 125 of synthroid ). A psychiatrist friend of mine told me to look are...

  70. OPTIMAL range: Hypo-Thy books that specifically mention it?
    ... Armour. After a FIRM 20+ min lecture "Its from PIGS, Synthroid is the same thing - blah, B L A H [SIZE="3"]blah...

  71. Hypothyroid- Nothing seems to help
    ... felt well at all. First the doctor started me on Synthroid . He built the dose up to 88 mcgs and then said my...
    ... is the first step. I suffered for years too on Synthroid (whlile being told my levels were in range & that...

  72. Alternative supplements for treating Hashimoto's - HELP please
    ... from somewhere. I used synthetic T4 for 25+ years ( Synthroid ) and never felt good on it! For the last 2 years...

  73. Dr. suggested combining armour and synthroid--suggestions???
    ... have been trying to get it right ever since and tried synthroid at first, but I felt awful on it; then went to armour ... should be, that we need to isolate the T-3 and go to synthroid and cytomel or just combine armour and synthroid. ... and she wants me to try the combination of 25mcg synthroid and 60mg armour. My body is so sensitive to changes ... willing to try. She said we can then go up to 50mcg synthroid and 30mg armour. After that, 75mcg synthroid and...
    ... find your optimal dosages. But armour and levo or synthroid do work together....

  74. results are not good
    ... hypo-thyroidism was at its most poorly regulated with Synthroid ). Don't assume the worst. The low iron alone...
    ... thyroid, were always good....maybe I'm wrong.?. Synthroid 175 mcg TSH=0.28 Range=0.15-4.00 Free...

  75. re: Armour thryoid
    ... you. I've battled this thyroid thing since 2002 on synthroid most of the time, except in 2004 an endo put me on ... 11 (9 to 23) and i was feeling worse than i did on synthroid . Here's my take on it......i'm now thinking that i ... with either HC or isocort and then i should go off synthroid and go onto armour. Thanks for your input.....much...
    ... hormone (armour) based on the conversion from 75 mcgs of synthroid . (FYI - Since then I've been on 100 mcgs of synthroid...
    ... Those conversion charts for Synthroid to Armour are all wrong! Most people need between...