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  1. cytomel and synthroid
    ... may not need the cytomel, maybe just an increase in synthroid ? Post your labs if they did the t's, if not you should ... disrupts things. I'm wanting to add cytomel to my Synthroid but have to wait til my next labs, I know I'm not...

  2. 1 Week now since Armour dose increased and jittery- am I taking too much?
    ... when previously prescribed with too high of a dose of Synthroid (I took Synthroid for about two weeks and then was...

  3. Any Hashi/Hypos here that feel just fine on Synthroid only?
    ... I am hypo but not hashis and I feel just fine on synthroid only but it took alot of adjusting to get to the right...
    ... I am hypo and on Synthroid only. It has taken a long time to get me feeling even ... slightly normal again. I started Synthroid in October 2007 and it wasn't until the end of May...

  4. New Here - Questions for Endo
    ... call from the Endo's office. They are starting me on Synthroid asap. Guess he's one of the good ones that actually...

  5. Stress & fatigue
    ... then get VERY tired. I take 270 mcg armour and 75 synthroid . My last labs showed me at about 65% on FT3 &...

  6. Adrenal Support
    ... powerful for me and I don't need much at all or my Synthroid is too high. Don't know. I am trying to see what...
    ... and P. M. Not sure why my heart rate is up now - my synthroid is lowered to .75 mcg....
    ... now for that). But it hasn't acted up until this Synthroid and thyroid fiasco. She didn't know much except that...
    ... with a smallest dose. I am not sure -Perhaps the Synthroid is still too much with the Cytomel - who knows? Guess...
    ... I will contact him. Also I am still on 75 mcg of Synthroid and haven't touched that - take it every morning on...
    ... to him that I could take. I am still on .75 mcg of Synthroid . Let me know how the time-released works. Were...
    ... endo about the adrenal thing. I am staying with the Synthroid and Cytomel for now - and just trying to see what...

  7. Question for the ladies and test results
    ... ppreciated!! Since the TSH is high, my doctor prescribed Synthroid , 25 mcg per day. I take it on an empty stomach as ... was very light. The 2nd day after starting the Synthroid , I got my period and boy oh boy - that thing came ... the symptoms ease up? I know I've only been taking Synthroid a few weeks, but I'm hoping to see some improvement...
    ... tumor in my thyroid and had it removed and started synthroid about ten years ago. At that same time my menstrual ... one came first. I don't remember is I started the synthroid then period went crazy or if the period went crazy...
    ... though. Since the TSH is high, my doctor prescribed Synthroid , 25 mcg per day. Since your TSH is high and the dose...

  8. Considering Armour - but not really sure what it does??
    ... your thyroid gland that will help you understand why Synthroid or other "T4 only" doesn't provide full relief from ... These percentages are approximate. Why doesn't synthroid or other "T4 only" make you feel great? Because some...

  9. Husbands Hypothyroidism and Infertility
    ... a very low thyroid and low testosterone. He is on synthroid and is on his second round of bloodwork to get everything...

  10. Armour Discontinued ??
    ... They said that people would be switched over to Synthroid (didn't do a thing for me!) Is this true ?????...
    ... to insurance. The Pharmacist telling you to go to Synthroid is an old school jug head. Now I take synthroid and...
    ... rather than paying for Armour, they will just pay for Synthroid for everyone since after all, it's all the same. ... Alternately, if your physician has documented that Synthroid didn't help you, s/he may be able to appeal to your...
    ... good thing about Armour is that it's cheaper than Synthroid , so if you do have to pay out of pocket and then claim...
    ... discourages the use of Armour. They do not do this with synthroid -it is in the tier 2 $25 copay. you can of course ... ll have to go higher. So far no problems. I was on synthroid .175 prior. My TSH was OK, but the T3 low . T4...

  11. Insomnia
    ... I can relate to Kindspirit. 10 days ago my synthroid was adjusted to "alternating between 88 mcg and 75 ... flax with my morning oatmeal about an hour after my synthroid and i'm just wondering if i should take the flax later ... that fiber can also interfere with the absorption of synthroid . Anyone, please help!:):):):):):)...

  12. What Time of Day For Bloodwork?
    ... everybody! I have hypo/Hashis/nodules and take 50 mcg Synthroid (My starter scrip). I'm getting my 6 week labs on ... wondering what time of day I should go. I take my Synthroid first thing in the morning. Also I have shortness...

  13. Any Experience With Slow-release T3?
    ... appealing to me. My endo just added Cytomel to my Synthroid . I think the dose is too much even though he lowered ... my Synthroid some. After feeling "dead" and non-functioning for...
    ... something and not be depressed. Also my endo lowered my Synthroid from .88 mcg to .75 mcg - so don't know if that is ... enough. I am new to Synthroid - just in March after being on Armour for 40 years...

  14. How To Take Levothyrozine
    ... wonder if I am really "hyper" since I did take my Synthroid in the am before my last draws. My endo told me it...

  15. thyroid nodules advice
    ... six weeks post-op now and just started 50 mcg. of Synthroid . I didn't feel like I needed it, but my level was...

  16. Tomorrow is the big day...surgery
    ... noticable. I am happy I had the surgery. I started the synthroid and I am praying I dont gain a ton of weight. I have...
    ... noticable. I am happy I had the surgery. I started the synthroid and I am praying I dont gain a ton of weight. I have...
    ... for 7 weeks. I hope I am taking the right amount of synthroid . It's .1mg and I weigh around 119. Sound right? They...

  17. 1 more...
    ... Oh well...I guess the shot is better than going off Synthroid for 6 weeks. Protocol must have changed...I have...
    ... make a call...wondering if I was supposed to stop Synthroid this week?!!? A little late now! If they tell me...

  18. Please look at my LABS - Thx!
    ... each individual. i am still on 90 Armour, and 50 synthroid , and doing well at those dosages. That puts me at ... myself an extra boost of T4 by taking a little more synthroid . If I do that about twice a week I feel the best ... 1 (T4:T3). I plan to discuss upping the dosage of synthroid a bit at my next visit to the doc. But that won't...

  19. Newbie - hello & lab question
    ... slight decrease in dose was in order. I started on 75 Synthroid and felt okay, then felt horrible, then had blood...

  20. hypothyroidism and pressure in ears, dizziness
    ... sleepy. I'm still in the process of getting the right synthroid amount, so I guess I'll see where I am at my next...

  21. I have been on 112mcg Synthroid for the past 5 weeks...
    ... patti101~ I noticed that you are on .112 Synthroid . I am also on .112 and have been for 3 weeks. I...

  22. What were your highest levels?
    ... on a "cut" process of meds to get a 62.50 dose of Synthroid . I really think just "toying" with the t4 and no t3...

  23. DO you have any advice for me?
    ... your thyroid removed. I was managed on .25 mcg of synthroid for 14 yrs that way.Then I went hyper again and had...

  24. How long does it take to notice change from Synthroid?
    ... even complete a sentence that made sense! I started Synthroid like Oct 12th 2007 and I could actually walk without...

  25. From Levoxy and Cytomel to Levoxy and Armour
    ... caught up with me & I had to back off. I tried Synthroid and Armour together (since my Free T3 was so low)...
    ... What amounts were you on when you were taking synthroid and armour? We're all different, I know, but I'm...

  26. Thyroid yoyoing! Just told I had hypothyroidism but,....
    ... similar to yours when I started. I was put on 25mcg of Synthroid and tested 6 weeks later. My TSH had gone down to...
    ... similar to yours when I started. I was put on 25mcg of Synthroid and tested 6 weeks later. My TSH had gone down to...

  27. Time-released Cytomel From Compounding Pharmacy
    ... Hi, I was just put on Cytomel with my Synthroid and think it may be helping a little - although it...
    ... reduced the medicine several times I was changed to Synthroid and have basically been non-functional - and I mean...

  28. hey on synthroid, but cant loose weight and have constant periods..
    ... thyroid hormone levels need to be checked (and that your Synthroid dose is too low). How long has it been since they...

  29. Please Explain Half-life Of Cytomel And Synthroid
    ... I posted my labs a while back, my endo dropped my Synthroid from .88 mcg to .75 mcg and you said that may not...

  30. Soy lecithin - harmful?
    ... it. I experimented with it twice since I've been on synthroid because I can't have cows milk. The first time I drank...

  31. Getting Labs done
    ... v). The morning of the test I will wait to take my Synthroid until after the blood draw. Is this the right...

  32. pain in the neck!
    ... touch. It's been hurting for over a week now. I'm on synthroid right now, and my last test was about 3 months ago...

  33. so disgusted with doctors
    ... couple of weeks ago after the endo upped my dose of synthroid (when my free t4 was at top of range) free t3 was...

  34. tt done rai done whats next
    ... good thank god. im taking 5mcg of cytomel and 50 synthroid my next appt is july14. what blood test am i going...

  35. Is It Safe To Be on Synthroid Birth Control at the Same time?
    ... It's probable that you need to increase your Synthroid dose. Estrogen makes levothyroxine work worse so when...
    ... I just started 50 mcg of Synthroid , and before I did I called the GYN to make sure it...
    ... since you have been on the pill BEFORE you started Synthroid and your dose can be adjusted accordingly....

  36. hyperthyroid or adrenal fatigue? (caution-long post)
    ... I was able to go to work efficiently. I lowered my synthroid since my TSH was so unbelievably low. After a few...
    ... sitting for awhile) is 90 BPM. I'm really sensitive to synthroid . Well I go to my new endo tomomrow. I had to wait...

  37. Could Someone Please Share Info About Adrenal Fatigue
    ... heart as I am older now. Anyway, mid-March I went on Synthroid and have basically been minimally functional. No...

  38. Sythroid
    ... Hi all - just wondering when my meds ( synthroid ) will start kicking in. I felt allright yesterday...

  39. Adrenal Insufficiency
    ... thyroid problems too? What is your story ---?? on Synthroid or Armour? I have an endo but only been to him twice...

  40. quick ?? about tsh levels....
    ... after a TT. I had my TT in Sept and am on 100mcg of synthroid . I still feel hypo symptoms, not as bad as before...

  41. Armour and Cytomel?
    ... enegry and see your tolerance.. then she may add T4 ( Synthroid ) to you next to see how you do. The average replacement ... to the T3 boost. You can tell her a friend on just synthroid was curious and you would like to know details for...

  42. B12 Sublingual - Any Experience With It For Energy? Mg Or Others
    ... taking one half of a 25 mcg tab a day and he lowered my Synthroid form .88 mcg to .75 mcg for now. That said as...
    ... don't know what I will do really. He can't up my Synthroid any more, I don't think, because I am in the upper...

  43. Are these symptoms?
    ... Looking for advice: I've been on Synthroid 50 mcg for a multinodular goiter since February. Slowly ... but surely, since I started the Synthroid , I'm just feeling worse. Not like *really* bad but...

  44. Question about a test result
    ... the upper range was 4 so he put me on half a 75 mcg Synthroid pill a day. My question is, I wonder if all the ... Or should I get further testing before starting the synthroid . I dont want to get on it then have to stay on it...
    ... impact on your thyroid but for right now, taking the synthroid will probably make you feel better while you find ... stop those other meds. My advice is to take the synthroid . I'm sure some hypo's will wander thru here and give...

  45. Monkey update, not good!
    ... feels. Take the calcium at least 4 hours after your synthroid . Did you get it with vitamin d in it? I found the...
    ... was told my TSH was too high and they increased my Synthroid to 200mcg. I feel this may be too much as I,ve felt ... whats going on, but I do feel its something with my Synthroid . :)...
    ... for her eye care. chewbug, Did they raise your synthroid just based on your TSH number? That's a pretty high...

  46. I also found my old test results..I was told they were normal but I feel really bad!
    ... to this next blood draw as well. Starting you on synthroid , I am betting your MD thinks you are HYPOthyroid and...
    ... NORMAL. My endo started me on 50 mcg(0.05 mg) of Synthroid to take once a day to try and shrink my cystic nodules ... because they are really bothering me. After being on the synthroid for two months, she told me to stop taking it because...

  47. What is a normal size thyroid ?
    ... and discomfort on my right front of neck. I started Synthroid 3 weeks ago and I think my thyroid swelling is going...

  48. high tpo count
    ... not make you feel any better, but I have read that synthroid (or whatever generic levoxyl etc) is the third most...

  49. Lab Results - Update..
    ... 3 months ago, so the doc will keep me on 1.5 mg of Synthroid . T3 is normal. She would not tell me the exact...

  50. ? After partial thyroidectomy, how long before levels stabilize?
    ... is 4.58 and the endocrinologist wants me to start Synthroid 50mcg. Has it been a long enough time since surgery...
    ... Well, I ended up deciding to just take the 50 mcg. of Synthroid the Endo prescribed because my "normal" level before...

  51. High/normal cortisol and the FT4/FT3 imbalance....is there a connection?
    ... with the 30% difference in the FT levels? I had my Synthroid dose lowered which lowered the FT4 but the time before...
    ... think that is primary? not secondary? I am taking Synthroid 62.5mcg (just upped from 50) to try to raise the FT4...
    ... too but a little better than now. He lowered the Synthroid even though the FT4 was not optimal! I couldn't fight...
    ... Seems based on your labs he should have raised the Synthroid and maybe stopped the Cytomel (or reduced it if possible...

  52. Advice on Synthroid Dosage - Fine Tuning
    ... Hi jrose, I'm going thru similar Synthroid issues. My dr wants me to take 50mcg for 2 days,...

  53. Prescribed Synthroid/cytomel - Question On Dosage Split
    ... willing to prescribe Cytomel along with lowering my Synthroid from .88 mcg to .75 mcg (my T4 is in the upper range...
    ... is absorbed. Most take in the morning with their synthroid and later in the afternoon, an hour or to after lunch...
    ... took 1/2 of the 12.5 (half of .25 mcg) - I took my Synthroid at 6:00 A. M. and then went back to sleep - and I ... only way. Also I guess I still have the .88 mcg of Synthroid in my system and will for a while as it is slow -...
    ... at the point where I feel worse if I up my dose of Synthroid 100 mcg., so waiting to see if I can add in cytomel...
    ... at the point where I feel worse if I up my dose of Synthroid 100 mcg., so waiting to see if I can add in cytomel ... going and doing basically nothing. He lowered my Synthroid from .88 mcg to .75 mcg because he didn't want the...
    ... Also still have to get the higher dose of .88 mcg Synthroid out of my system and I think that takes a bit longer...
    ... hour which means half of it will be gone by then. Synthroid I think has a half life of 2 weeks so it will take...
    ... hour which means half of it will be gone by then. Synthroid I think has a half life of 2 weeks so it will take...
    ... MG said is that he probably should have dropped the Synthroid to 50 mcg not 75 mcg - but I couldn't tell him that ... mcg twice a day - that is close. But he drops the synthroid by 40%. So we will see. Perhaps taking it with food...
    ... just posted and received an answer from him) - My Synthroid may still be too high a dose - MG said she thought ... with 5 mcg a day to see how they do and drops the Synthroid amt. If they feel better he increases to 5 mcg twice...
    ... nor I am not sure if I will ever feel the same on Synthroid as I did on Armour -but who knows. I have been afraid...
    ... abdomen, etc. I can't believe this isn't from the Synthroid or something - lack of T3 or whatever - I never had ... anything like this before Synthroid . This is the pits - I absolutely hardly know...
    ... Vit. D daily. I take it about 30 minutes after my synthroid . Endo cut synthroid from 100mcg to 75mcg and added ... feel a little better. I am going back to 100 mcg of Synthroid and will continue taking the supplements about 30min...
    ... Vit. D daily. I take it about 30 minutes after my synthroid . Endo cut synthroid from 100mcg to 75mcg and added ... feel a little better. I am going back to 100 mcg of Synthroid and will continue taking the supplements about 30min ... Hi, Interesting post. I was on .88 mcg of Synthroid and even though labs were in "normal" range - I still...
    ... and also MG that perhaps he should have dropped my Synthroid lower than .75 mcg. So the labs will answer that...
    ... some TV. take care Hi, I am OK - took the Synthroid this morning, then the Cytomel with a little food...
    ... palpitations and finally in March the doctor switched me to Synthroid . I have really felt bad since and hardly functioning...
    ... same thing every day and I will just tell him. The Synthroid I take consistently.... don't know what else to do...
    ... t know if blood work will make a difference. The Synthroid has not changed at all. We will see. All I know...

  54. I see new Doctor tomorrow can someone answer a question tonight?
    ... a follow-up FNA in July. I'm currently on .50 mcg Synthroid . If I were you I would definately bring the new...

  55. Labs- Please share your opinion
    ... antibodies with no resulting diagnosis. Prescribed Synthroid 50 mcg Labs 4/25/08: (only TSH tested) TSH ... Range 0.40-4.50 MIU/L) Adjusted prescription: Synthroid 50 mcg alternating with 25 mcg I asked my Dr. about ... these episodes went away within 2 days of starting Synthroid . Since starting the Synthroid, I am less fatigued...
    ... to .13 then dropped again to .03. Now I'm on 50mcg Synthroid and suppose to go back to alternating with 75 after...
    ... went from 5.48 to 0.02 in 8 weeks on a low dose of Synthroid . Do you think cutting back on the Synthroid was a ... could end up causing more extreme swings? Should my Synthroid dose be adjusted more frequently based on my hypoT...
    ... of them.. She does 1 grain of Armour and 75 mcgs of synthroid . You may end up needing something similar. MG...

  56. Natural Approach-hypoT, anyone?
    ... supporting hypothyroidism?? Technically LevoT and synthroid and Armour are all natural hormonal supplementation ... this one Humm.... what else?? The prescriptions: Synthroid , Hydrocortisone, Nexium, Dynex, Zrytec, Prednisone...

  57. new here
    ... 112 " " 80- 200 I am being put on Synthroid . How long will it take to work? I have been really...

  58. My Endo Did Test For Free T3 And Free T4 Afterall - Mg Or Anyone
    ... the T4 totals though he probably won't increase my Synthroid - if that is all T4 - I guess I am not converting...

  59. New with problems ..really need input from others (help)
    ... yesterday..my thyroid was really low..(I was prescribed Synthroid )..but my FSH was so high the Dr. said it was way off...

  60. Do I Need Thyroid Meds? Lab Posting
    ... needs to be said. I'm still holding off on the Synthroid . I've been taking Apple Cider Vinegar 1x each day...
    ... prescribes all natural hormones. He doesn't prescribe Synthroid . Just Armour and his compounded thyroid meds. During ... a rock. This is why I just want to start out with Synthroid just to see how I do with a T4 and then maybe add...

  61. New meds - Levoxyl 50mcg + Cytomel 75mcg (isn't that too much T3?)
    ... below lab low. I suggested she ask for 100mcg of Synthroid and go down to 1 grain of Armour. This would lower...

  62. all going well rai done today
    ... im done thursday and can start 25 cytomel then 50 synthroid that day cytomel for 5 days then drop to 5 and 50...

  63. Need Help With Lab Results/mg Or Anyone
    ... only know how I feel and have felt since going on Synthroid in March. Also, these are totally different range...
    ... only know how I feel and have felt since going on Synthroid in March. They didn't do any free Ts at all....
    ... My symptoms are about the same as when I went on Synthroid mid-March. Feel like I have the flu all the time ... engagements, everything for months now. Previous to the Synthroid when I was on the Armour - I didn't feel right and...

  64. Is one type of thyroid med more likely to cause acne?
    ... T4 (75mcg) and I will be taking Levoxyl instead of Synthroid now. I hope the Synthoid was the culprit....
    ... When my dr. upped my dose to 75mcg of Synthroid , my face broke out in cysts all over my chin. It was ... must be the hormones being all shifted around. If the Synthroid itself caused it, my face would still be full of cysts...

  65. Need Help- interpret my symptoms and test results
    ... two sinus surgeries on me, but since I had been on Synthroid for only 4 weeks he wanted to wait five months and...

  66. Finally Some Relief!!! Inspirational!!
    ... since my problem began months ago. I have been on Synthroid since Mar 19th (50 mcg, 75 mcg (only for 3 weeks) ... palpitations in Dec 2007 - and doctor changed me to Synthroid in March). Anyway, my question is probably what...
    ... time on April 8th - at that time I had only been on Synthroid since Mar 19th as I stated - at .50 mcg. and .75 mcg...

  67. Miserable Hashimoto's w/ low T4 & very low TSH???
    ... levels could determine, since I am already receiving synthroid :( All in all - my Ultrasound appt. went well today...

  68. MKG or anyone else with any insight into this PLEASE!
    ... my latest thyroid results. I was cut back to 50mcg Synthroid and 5mcg Cytomel. My labs from March: TSH 0.02 ...
    ... ( He said FT4 is a little down. He increased the Synthroid back up to 62.5mcg (from 50) and said see you in 3...

  69. I don't know what to think anymore!
    ... my latest thyroid results. I was cut back to 50mcg Synthroid and 5mcg Cytomel. My labs from March: TSH 0.02...

  70. low dhea so4 levels and slighty low T3; can dhea so4 be brought up?
    ... you supplement T4 with a T3 supplement. Armour or synthroid and cytomel. If the rT3 conversion is just a mild...

  71. any t3 experts out there
    ... her grain of Armour in conjunction with 75 mcgs of synthroid . Each person has their own optimal level. You have...
    ... so your auntie is it?? like her armour wiht the synthroid how strange i thought armour had the t4 and...

  72. still no weight loss!!!!
    ... had the adrenal fatigue and you said you have synthroid alone??? ok so how do you feel most days love...

  73. where does the formula come from?
    ... say I am so disappointed tonight as I am still on synthroid . You did the formula for me earlier today and my ... end. My tsh was 0.1. Right now I am on 150 mcg of synthroid ,switched from 150 /175 rotating doses (LOL) because ... if he will give me cytomel? Im thinking stay at 150 synthroid and add cytomel for the t3. Ill go get the ultrasound...
    ... bloodwork was after 5 weeks. the package insert on synthroid say 4 to 6 weeks for full effect . I am just so bummed...

  74. Not worth the visit.
    ... issue. The last time I felt good I was on 88 and 50 of synthroid . End of March I started with the 137 synthoid and...

  75. Quick Questions About Switching Meds And Symptoms????
    ... month and a half or 2 months. My dr switched me to Synthroid 112mcgs this last week. I actually see him next week...
    ... what is causing your problems, but I have been on Synthroid since mid-March with my dosage increased several times...