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  1. thyroid and birth defects
    ... This is going to take a dose of 75 - 100 mcgs of synthroid if my 50 mcgs 4 week blood proves indicative of a...

  2. I finally felt good for 3 days, now I feel...
    ... with this small adjustment at a time. When I was on Synthroid or the Levoxyl and I had increases I would end up...

  3. 20+ years on Synthroid-WANT OFF!
    ... diagnosed with Hashimoto's 20+ years ago and put on Synthroid . I recently did some research and found much info ... on side-effects of Synthroid . What was a red flag for me was a DEXA scan one year ... density had greatly gone down due, in part to taking Synthroid . I could just feel my blood boiling when I was told ... was never, ever told that this was a side-effect of Synthroid . I started a weightbearing exercise program and refused ... I was wondering if I should cut back on my dose of Synthroid a little for the next 2 months in preparation for ... regular dose until I see him. Has anyone out there taken Synthroid for so long and then successfully switched to Armour...
    ... medication. You can also look to the other T4 meds besides Synthroid . MG MG...
    ... I don't believe that Synthroid per se causes osteoporosis. I believe that inappropriately...
    ... If you drop back on the synthroid before you see your doctor, you might get many hypothyroid ... to the next doctor about it, it might not just be synthroid , it could be any brand or type of hormone, if there ... always be counted upon. Those people who said it was synthroid , might be right today, and then next year, when another...
    ... Synthroid itself does not cause bone loss--at least not in the ... other drugs directly cause side effects. Taking Synthroid and being *improperly* treated with it will cause ... demonstrated SIGNIFICANT bone loss. She's never been on Synthroid a day in her life....
    ... Sorry I don't know anything about osteoperosis and synthroid but looks like others have shared what they know with...
    ... Sorry I don't know anything about osteoperosis and synthroid but looks like others have shared what they know with...
    ... medication. You can also look to the other T4 meds besides Synthroid . MG MG I don't even know what my lab values ... normal after each test, and I have been on 0.075 mg of Synthroid for 14 years. I could not even remember exactly how...

  4. Ferritin level is 21, need advice...
    ... very nice people. Also keep in mind if you are on synthroid , keep the iron many hours away from when you take ... the synthroid . I took mine at least 8 hours away but nevertheless ... something. Anyway, you then need to increase your synthroid if this happens to you and then decrease it when you...

  5. just diagnosed and have some questions...
    ... Hypothyroidism. My doctor put me on 50mg dose of Synthroid . For all of you who take this medication, or know...
    ... alot about it....Is it really effective? Okay. Synthroid is effective for treating hypoT in patients with good ... with in the 8 hours prior or 4 hours after taking Synthroid . You may eat an hour after you take your medications...

  6. Had TT and on Synthroid...what to expect??
    ... I had TT March 2005 and it went well but no synthroid until after mid-April 2005 when I had to go into hospital ... Radioactive Iodine Radiation treatment and then started on synthroid after that. I felt so much better in a week after ... starting on synthroid . I had more energy than I had had in years. I was...
    ... weeks to deplete). In the meantime you are adding Synthroid in. It's bound to be a bumpy ride. Don't worry...

  7. Lightheadedness/sick stomach
    ... Well, now 2 weeks ago he switched me to brand name Synthroid , and guess what . . . those feelings are coming back...

  8. How dothese labs look????
    ... :)here are my latest labs after 5 mos on synthroid after a TT.... TSH 1.04 T3 uptake-31.4(22.0-37 ... .0) T4-1.6 (.8-1.8) On 100mcg of Synthroid for the past 3 or 4 mos...But i still dont feel quite...
    ... nats66;3439401]:)here are my latest labs after 5 mos on synthroid after a TT.... TSH 1.04 T3 uptake-31.4(22.0-37.0...

  9. Is nausea an indicator of hypothyroidism?
    ... Synthroid - T4 hormone replacement. MG...

  10. Are treatments for hypothyroid risky?
    ... min in med school, that you just prescribe 1 gr of synthroid , and they're often not interested in learning any...
    ... they only studied thyroid 10 minutes and prescribed synthroid . So I never did hunt up another one. I'm getting...
    ... lose weight." I had a dr. repeatedly tell me that synthroid will not help you lose weight. c.) The most likely ... t risky - if your dr. is a good one. I've been on synthroid for about 15 years - no side effects. You are right...

  11. Medication timing?
    ... When do you take Synthroid , on an empty stomach? I also take Nexium in the am ... two together is a no no! So when should I take the Synthroid ? PLease and thank you!...

  12. Armour outside of the USA?
    ... strange question since I'm supposed to start taking a Synthroid -equivalent real soon, but I'm trying to think ahead ... Cos I'm really worried about what I'll do if the Synthroid thingy doesn't work out for me. Asking my doc...

  13. 3 random questions
    ... the amt. of calcium, it's that it competes with the synthroid for absorption---but you are waiting before you eat...

  14. COQ-10 and Hypothyroidism
    ... I take 75 mcg of Synthroid , Nexium, zyrtec, decongestant/expectorant prescriptions ... supplements with in 8 hours before or four hours after your Synthroid all should be fine. Anything in particular bothering...
    ... 2500 , now some 15 months later on treatment 75mcg synthroid , they are half that, 1250 but still that is high...

  15. Help please, just diagnosed-
    ... often. And some weight gain. He gave me .25mg of Synthroid to take. Any advise for a newbie, please and thank...

  16. Help with Lab Results Please!
    ... could help me with my lab results. I have been taking Synthroid 150mcg for about 2 months now. I was diagnosed with...

  17. Sonogram results - Single developing hypoechoic nodule?
    ... along with thyroid disorders. I have been on both Synthroid and Armour in the past, due to my thyroid's enlarged...

  18. Swollen lymph nodes and thyroid
    ... also been experiencing great hunger. I am on 75mg of synthroid . Are these symptoms a sign of hyperthroidism. I...

  19. High TSH but Normal Free T4 and Free T3; What does it mean?
    ... that prompted extensive tests). I have taken either Synthroid or generic Levothyroxine ever since. In 2005 I had...
    ... whole body scan Jan 25 2008 and got back on 150 mcg of synthroid about going insaine at that point my moods where very ... endo said that's the only way he'd give me a shot of synthroid ......

  20. Sex drive - does it EVER come back?
    ... direction. My mom and her sisters use a mixture of synthroid or syntroid and armour.. because our T3 producton...

  21. Thyroid nodule
    ... and they are still trying to regulate the dosage of Synthroid I take. Ive bee on all dosages. Im now on 75 mcg...
    ... on spelling). Just trying to regulate my dosage of synthroid which has been the most frustrating thing. Everyone...
    ... knock out the nodule with radio-iodine and then go on synthroid . Once regulated, I can then try to be cardio-verted...

  22. new here...have some questions
    ... him, but for me. my dr had started me on 50mcg of synthroid (generic). i felt really awful for a couple of weeks ... the side effects went away. he started me back on synthroid at 12.5mcg. then increased a week later to 25mcg ... research of my own and found that this is true of synthroid as well. *this is long. sorry. :o* i am moving ... wondering...assuming my ft3 is okay, would staying on synthroid be just fine? with the hashimoto's does this matter ... beneficial or at least adding something else to the synthroid ? also, i have many other things going on. it's ... i know that hair loss is a possible side effect of synthroid . how will i know if the synthroid is making it never...
    ... me a full year before I was my old "normal". Synthroid didn't work for me. I was hypersensitive to it, so ... apparently. It may be that another brand of T4 other than Synthroid would have worked, but I don't have to find out. ...

  23. Symptoms Of Too Much Thyroid Medication
    ... Palpatations can definately be a sign of too much synthroid , but I have never had any lightheadedness from it...

  24. How long does it take to get "normal" with these meds?
    ... I have no experience with that as I have been on synthroid for the past 20 years. I can tell you that one you ... get stabalized on the correct dosage of synthroid , you can go years and years on the same dose. I went ... So...I can tell you i'm completely sympton free on synthroid . Sorry I could not help with that product. Miranda...
    ... You're so welcome. Have you thought about going on synthroid ? What is natures-throid...an over the counter remedy...
    ... My personal experience is with Synthroid . I am just starting my medication regime and have...

  25. mkgbrook
    ... No dizzy or headaches from my synthroid . I am still tired and achy and all the hypoT mess...

  26. Question
    ... just saw my Endo Dr. on Thursady and he increased my Synthroid from .75 mg to .88mg and increasing it every week...
    ... great at first. For a week and a half after starting Synthroid I felt like a kid again! It was great! Then I slowly ... downhill and feel like I did before I ever started the Synthroid . My 6 week labs are Monday and we will see whats...

  27. tingling pins and needles in hands
    ... thyroid removed last January a year ogo. I am on 125 mg synthroid . My hands and fingers have started getting pins and...

  28. very low TSH but normal T4L
    ... back in Oct my TSH was .11 so my doctor raised my synthroid dose from 1.5 to 1.75 mg. today my TSH is even lower ... up on this, i think the dr should have LOWERED my synthroid doseage....has anyone had a similar result? thanks...

  29. Calcium Citrate And Magnesium Citrate
    ... night 8 pm. 14 hours after and 10 hours before my Synthroid . This just seems to work out best for me. MG...
    ... far as the calcium goes you're not supposed to take synthroid type meds at the same time as calcium or iron either...

  30. New to Levothryoxine - Side effect?
    ... thyroid medication. Levothyroxine is a generic form of Synthroid . I had Levothyroxine the first time I was diagnosed ... levels were higher and he put me on the pure form of Synthroid . I was told by my pharmacist that Levothryoxine ... is the generic form of Synthroid . The generic form actually works much faster then ... the pure Synthroid because it has an extra ingredient put into it when ... it is manufactured. The pure form of Synthroid is much slower acting on the thryoid....

  31. TT and Armour thyroid
    ... I figured that was because she had always been on Synthroid and her body was not used to that much T3 all at once...

  32. Synthroid and Testosterone Replacement, Brand to Generic
    ... both? I am worried too about using Testim with Synthroid 25 mcg for mildly enlarged thyroid. I'd just as soon ... stop the Synthroid but may give it until July when the endo wants to ... ultrasound of my thyroid. Also, I had been taking brand Synthroid but y'day started the generic. I have felt dull with...
    ... anything about the other hormone, but your dose of synthroid is teeny tiny, I wouldn't worry as long as the doctor...

  33. Was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, but think I may actually have hypothyroidism??
    ... With these levels a small dose of 25-50 mcgs of Synthroid might be able to check the Hashi's attacks and make...
    ... I am now on low dose 5 mcg of cytomel with 12.5 synthroid . Hurt bad today, fibro at its worst. Storms supposed...

  34. Third day on a double dose, and....
    ... get an adjustment until then. I was only on 0.25 mg Synthroid & have enough refills to last until I get to the new...
    ... get an adjustment until then. I was only on 0.25 mg Synthroid & have enough refills to last until I get to the new...

  35. thyroid question
    ... Ever since that, I have been on prescribed dosages of synthroid or the generic form in strengths of 100 to 150 mcg...

  36. Hashi, insulin resistant and now osteopenia. Anyone else?
    ... 40 mg Vitamin D until my April visit. I take my synthroid in the am when I get up. I'm supposed to take two ... supper. Will the calcium/vit D pills interfere with the synthroid ?...

  37. Quick question for anyone before I leave for appt.
    ... Dito on Christina. The synthroid has a 40-80% absorption rate into the blood in the...
    ... [QUOTE=mkgbrook;3425876]Dito on Christina. The synthroid has a 40-80% absorption rate into the blood in the...
    ... I have just started my 75 mcg sequence of Synthroid . The main thing I am noticing is I am not as cold...

  38. Yikes! I took 2 doses of Synthroid this morning
    ... It's okay, I've done it before. Synthroid has a long half-life and is more forgiving than other...

  39. Could I be allergic to Synthroid
    ... [QUOTE=midniteblue;3425114]I been taking Synthroid for years along with my Nardil antidepressant with ... no problems until a doctor told me to lower the Synthroid dose and I didn't listen and got sick and went to ... problems increasing and tolerating higher doses of Synthroid . I am on 100 mcg of Synthroid with probably about ... reduces the jitters alot. I am supposed to increase my Synthroid but can't tolerate the increases and I am stuck with ... don't know what to do. I was most of the years on Synthroid , then was also switched to Levoxyl then Unithroid ... back then and went back on Synthroid . Why can't I tolerate Synthroid? One other different ... I did and that helped me increase easily when the Synthroid dose was lower. Now am at the higher dose of Synthroid ... problem or I just may have built up antibdies against Synthroid being I took it for years and stopped and went back ... to it and or because I haven't listened to lower Synthroid when I was told to. Reason for that is because I went ... somehow find out what's causing my intolerance to Synthroid . My TSH is normal if on 150 mcg but was severely jittery ... decided dont take Cytomel. So I am now on 100 mcg of Synthroid and my jitters are mild but still uncomfortable. I ... TSH blood test readings and taking higher doses of Synthroid really too high for me and not needed. I try to figure...
    ... thinking same thing there is an interaction between my Synthroid and Nardil but all the doctors and pharmacies are ... I sometimes think it's my body's reaction to the Synthroid being I never lowered the dose when I was supposed ... think it's a possibility my body might be fighting the Synthroid , rejecting it. Who knows but you could be right also...
    ... Allergies to synthroid are the result the dyes used in certain concentrations ... generics.. they do not have the same inert/fillers as synthroid . Only parallel is the dyes. However you can do the...
    ... morning about an hour and half later after taking Synthroid . I guess that's when it kicks in. Mine last several...
    ... generics, I wonder if I would do better on it then the Synthroid . I have been able to reduce the Nardil but that was ... since. But had the jitters on the old Nardil with the Synthroid or Levoxyl. I forget what I was on when this happened ... and down. That's when I told them to put me back on Synthroid and today still living with same jitter problem. Ever ... keep trying. [QUOTE=mkgbrook;3426489]Allergies to synthroid are the result the dyes used in certain concentrations ... generics.. they do not have the same inert/fillers as synthroid . Only parallel is the dyes. However you can do the...
    ... They finally found her optimum by mixing Armour and synthroid , because she couldn't tolerate the cytomel. MG...
    ... was couple of months ago and I was on higher dose of Synthroid of 137 mcg and I was 7.53 TSH and my t3 and t4s and ... t3free was normal. Now am on 100 mcg of Synthroid and my TSH will be more higher. I will let you know ... They finally found her optimum by mixing Armour and synthroid , because she couldn't tolerate the cytomel. MG...
    ... disappointed them doing that. I noticed the higher the Synthroid dose the lower my iron saturation got. Would I still ... and saturation low? Now that I am on lower dose of Synthroid my iron saturation went up to but still borderline...
    ... normal, it's probably lots higher now being I lower my Synthroid more. Probably in the teens or 20s which I know is ... possibly because of blood pressure from my Nardil or Synthroid . Not sure. Anyway, I will be back later to post my...
    ... Free is 0.8-1.8 ng/dL. But when they increase my Synthroid to get my TSH normal I get severe jitters but am not ... getting it now at 100 mcg of Synthroid . Here are my other tests. My TIBC under Iron is high ... is 15 and normal range is 15-50%. Usually when my Synthroid dose is lower my iron saturation gets closer to normal...
    ... more I read the more I think it is the Nardil not the Synthroid . Your body is exhibiting many of the symptoms due...
    ... increase the thyroid meds. Now am on higher dose of SYnthroid I can't lower Nardil anymore being I am only on one ... insomnia, jitters. The jitters start after I take the Synthroid in the morning but got a lot less since I lowered ... the Synthroid . I feel the Nardil may not be letting the Synthroid...
    ... psycologist about this, you can not do with out the Synthroid .. however if the thyroid meds are treating the source...
    ... they think too. Youre right I can't live without the Synthroid . More important than the Nardil. Am not on Synthroid ... depression. I am on Nardil for panic disorder and Synthroid for hypothyroid only. Unless you're saying being the ... Synthroid helping with hypothyroid that it helps the depression ... like that. What I can't understand is after I take Synthroid the symptoms come and I take Nardil 3 hours later...
    ... thyroid plummeted big time....and they started me on Synthroid . I can't help but feel that the anxiety was an underlying...
    ... agree on that. What is your TSH now and what dose of Synthroid are you on now? Glad your Paxil not interacting. Imagine ... Paxil was giving you jitters? Were you already on Synthroid ? Wow so your Paxil was causing jitters. Wonder if ... too. A couple of years ago I couldn't increase my synthroid from jitters and I was on 2 Nardils a day, I lowered ... thyroid plummeted big time....and they started me on Synthroid . I can't help but feel that the anxiety was an underlying...
    ... I was not on synthroid when i found out the paxil dosage was giving me jitters...
    ... see what happens and see how I feel and increase the Synthroid little at a time. I just hope it works, It worked ... but I have no choice. I need a desparate increase of Synthroid . I am so tired of jittery when increasing Synthroid ... test results. [QUOTE=ysiad;3444816]I was not on synthroid when i found out the paxil dosage was giving me jitters...
    ... [SIZE="2"]for me SYNTHROID WAS THE WORST...it was a long battle finding the right ... medicine and dose, while on synthroid i was going from hypothyroid to hyperthyroid it happened ... to me all the time.. also when i was on synthroid it would happen to me almost monthly or every 6 weeks...
    ... didn't listen the last time when she said lower the Synthroid and I got very sick from it and having problems tolerating ... See what he says. Maybe it won't be very strong as Synthroid . Is the generic lighter ingredients than the brand ... Synthroid ? Wonder what made you be able to be okay on it. What ... again. [QUOTE=jennyVee;3445073][SIZE="2"]for me SYNTHROID WAS THE WORST...it was a long battle finding the right ... medicine and dose, while on synthroid i was going from hypothyroid to hyperthyroid it happened ... to me all the time.. also when i was on synthroid it would happen to me almost monthly or every 6 weeks...
    ... Hi, what i think is that synthroid is too strong for some people and not very well tolerated ... ever done after struggling for 3 years with taking synthroid ... doctos tell you they want you to use the name brand ... " synthroid " because its the real mccoy, but you know what i dont ... want us on the brand name... anyway ..changing from synthroid to another brand is fine as long as you stick to that...
    ... [QUOTE=jennyVee;3445205]Hi, what i think is that synthroid is too strong for some people and not very well tolerated ... ever done after struggling for 3 years with taking synthroid ... doctos tell you they want you to use the name brand ... " synthroid " because its the real mccoy, but you know what i dont ... want us on the brand name... anyway ..changing from synthroid to another brand is fine as long as you stick to that...
    ... honest...if u decrease the nardil and increase ur synthroid u won't know what is causing what.....i would decrease ... least...and see how u FEEL......then increase the synthroid later if u need to. Otherwise u won't know which end...
    ... honest...if u decrease the nardil and increase ur synthroid u won't know what is causing what.....i would decrease ... least...and see how u FEEL......then increase the synthroid later if u need to. Otherwise u won't know which end...
    ... I will tell him instead of asking. I used to be on Synthroid for many years till my other doctors changed the brand ... on me like two times. Went from Synthroid , to Levoxyl to Unithroid and back to Synthroid. I...
    ... I will tell him instead of asking. I used to be on Synthroid for many years till my other doctors changed the brand ... on me like two times. Went from Synthroid , to Levoxyl to Unithroid and back to Synthroid. I ... trouble with all the brands you mentioned..lol synthroid , unithroid,levoxyl,Levothroid .. All these gave me...
    ... Hi, at one point i also tried the white synthroid tablets... and i had the same problems in my case ... i could never get synthroid to work, i even did a combo symthroid/armour and that ... working for me the levothyroxine, give it a try, since synthroid is not for everyone. and by the way i woudlnt take...
    ... Yeah I am having problem with white pills too of Synthroid . I know about not going off cold turkey with my antidepres ... little anxiety. No, I feel the Nardil is not making the Synthroid work right was my suspicion being that years ago I ... to 1 tablet actually made me able to increase the Synthroid . But am on 1 a day now for the past 2 years and how ... me problem. Plus I was told one time to lower the Synthroid dose and I didn't listen and got very sick and went ... so I went home sick and been having problems with Synthroid ever since. I don't even remember which thyroid meds ... jennyVee;3447347]Hi, at one point i also tried the white synthroid tablets... and i had the same problems in my case ... i could never get synthroid to work, i even did a combo symthroid/armour and that ... working for me the levothyroxine, give it a try, since synthroid is not for everyone. and by the way i woudlnt take...
    ... checked which was always normal but the higher dose of Synthroid I took the lower my iron saturation got. Normal is ... saturation levels and mine was 7% when I was on 150 mcg of Synthroid . Doctors kept ignoring that because all my other iron ... minerals. Still kind of low. It's borderline now. The Synthroid people, Abbott Labs, I talked to on phone said yes ... but we can take it after 4 hours after taking the Synthroid . Am so sensitive I feel it stop and go down my symptoms ... symptoms, once in a while I take an extra crumb of SYnthroid and it lifts me a little with no jitters, only at...
    ... me to go on calcium channel blocker being my taking Synthroid and Nardil raises my blood pressure. I hate it, another ... I have two choices. Get off Nardil and take only Synthroid to see if I can increase SYnthroid with ease and test...
    ... me to go on calcium channel blocker being my taking Synthroid and Nardil raises my blood pressure. I hate it, another ... I have two choices. Get off Nardil and take only Synthroid to see if I can increase SYnthroid with ease and test...
    ... me to go on calcium channel blocker being my taking Synthroid and Nardil raises my blood pressure. I hate it, another ... I have two choices. Get off Nardil and take only Synthroid to see if I can increase SYnthroid with ease and test ... trouble with all the brands you mentioned..lol synthroid , unithroid,levoxyl,Levothroid .. All these gave me...
    ... me to go on calcium channel blocker being my taking Synthroid and Nardil raises my blood pressure. I hate it, another ... I have two choices. Get off Nardil and take only Synthroid to see if I can increase SYnthroid with ease and test ... honest...if u decrease the nardil and increase ur synthroid u won't know what is causing what.....i would decrease ... least...and see how u FEEL......then increase the synthroid later if u need to. Otherwise u won't know which end...
    ... problem with another pill. .. when the problem is the synthroid .. " change the brand you will feel better" a beta ... your thyroid. I think you should get off the synthroid , I am amazed that he doesn't understand that synthroid ... everyone... point being is that you cannot tolerate synthroid and you should find another doctor to prescribe levothyroxi ... ne, which helps many people that cant tolerate synthroid .. also have you considered getting on another...
    ... incompetent to your disease.. I mean if you cant handle synthroid you cant handle it end of story.. You shouldnt be...
    ... incompetent to your disease.. I mean if you cant handle synthroid you cant handle it end of story.. You souldnt be forced...
    ... problem with another pill. .. when the problem is the synthroid .. " change the brand you will feel better" a beta ... your thyroid. I think you should get off the synthroid , I am amazed that he doesn't understand that synthroid ... everyone... point being is that you cannot tolerate synthroid and you should find another doctor to prescribe levothyroxi ... ne, which helps many people that cant tolerate synthroid .. also have you considered getting on another...
    ... seem to fit. I have tried generic levothyroxine, synthroid and am about to try levoxyl. If that doesn't work...
    ... Hi I got your message and I am on Synthroid . I ended up lowering the dose and am now on 125 mcg ... Ativan the generic lorazapam right after I take the Synthroid and was helping alot, I did that for like 2 weeks ... seem to fit. I have tried generic levothyroxine, synthroid and am about to try levoxyl. If that doesn't work...
    ... midniteblue;3504372]Hi I got your message and I am on Synthroid . I ended up lowering the dose and am now on 125 mcg ... Ativan the generic lorazapam right after I take the Synthroid and was helping alot, I did that for like 2 weeks...
    ... through something similar to you...she could not take Synthroid ...it made her jittery and nervous but is doing good...
    ... seem to fit. I have tried generic levothyroxine, synthroid and am about to try levoxyl. If that doesn't work...
    ... I finally solved my jitter problem from Synthroid . I take Ativan right after I take my Synthroid pill ... and now I am able to up my dose of Synthroid . I am now on 137 mcg....
    ... my problem. I just take Ativan right after I take Synthroid and I get no jitters and I am not on 137 mcg of Synthroid...
    ... my problem. I just take Ativan right after I take Synthroid and I get no jitters and I am now on 137 mcg of Synthroid...
    ... may have to increase up one more dose to 175 mcg of Synthroid . I can't believe I am going that high. I guess I need...

  40. First labs since starting Levoxyl
    ... After years on Synthroid , always the same dosage, I went on the generic, Levoxal ... generic. It doesn't work as well as the brand name drug, Synthroid ....
    ... absorption. I was given a sample pack of a month of 75 mcg Synthroid . I really can not tell much different. I guess I...

  41. Heart Palpitations Vs. Lightheadedness
    ... I have hypothyroid too and on Synthroid and I used to get alot of scary palpitations on every ... what I hear. Only thing is your on Armour and I am on Synthroid . I also take Centrum vitamins and minerals along with...

  42. I tried Armour and now Cytomel. Do these labs support need for Cytomel?
    ... getting your adrenals checked. Are you taking T4 ( Synthroid ) meds with your Cytomel ? I also thought I couldn...

  43. need advice
    ... to be politically correct there. I am on 75 mcg of synthroid . Just got on my dose Friday. I have no hyperT signs...
    ... to be politically correct there. I am on 75 mcg of synthroid . Just got on my dose Friday. I have no hyperT signs...

  44. I'm going cuckoo with all this info, and no real doctor
    ... you on all these hormone pills?? I"m on paxil and synthroid meds and feel ok. I just take regular vit. supplements...
    ... you on all these hormone pills?? I"m on paxil and synthroid meds and feel ok. I just take regular vit. supplements...

  45. I'm back from Texas, had TT...
    ... in Louisiana, nothing is open today. I am taking Synthroid 50 mgs. which is making me feel somewhat hyper, but ... pounding like it used to in the old days. Today I took Synthroid 25 mgs. and a very small bite of any older Armour...
    ... doing well 9 days after my surgery. Still holding at Synthroid 50 mgs. until Sunday when I bump up to 75 mgs. ...
    ... going to be easy. The doctor just had samples of Synthroid that he gave me. I don't think he would have prescribed...
    ... you feel. If you convert well, you may do fine on synthroid . Your FT3 test will answer that question. When...
    ... line of my own hormone levels winding down and the Synthroid going up, so I think I'll hold it at 50 a while longer...
    ... Been all week without posting. I am at 88 mcg. Synthroid and doing fine. In the past, 12.5 mcg. was too much...
    ... Been all week without posting. I am at 88 mcg. Synthroid and doing fine. In the past, 12.5 mcg. was too much...
    ... O.K.---I did 3 days of 100 mcg. of Synthroid and felt anxiety and heart racing. After those 3...

  46. Starting Armour, have some questions...
    ... I did not do well on Synthroid so I now have a Rx for Armour Thyroid that I haven...
    ... starting it alomost two weeks ago. I could not tolerate Synthroid or Levoxyl. Good luck on starting your Armour....
    ... niecey, I never felt good on Synthroid or Levoxyl. I would have extreme Hypo symptoms and...

  47. Oleander
    ... meds properly adjusted. Right now, I'm at 137mcg Synthroid @ 6 days per week. I'm hoping this is the right one...
    ... Oleander, I was on 175 mcg Synthroid and over time experienced all the hyperthyroid symptoms...

  48. hypothyroid and muscle twitches
    ... t3 and t4 levels are normal (and I have been off synthroid for over a year). Ironically, the same month I stopped ... taking the synthroid , the muscle twitches started and have not let up since ... cramping in my feet too. The reason I was taken off the synthroid is b/c I was losing a ton of weight, yet, the thyroid...

  49. Has this ever happened to anyone else?
    ... the time but nothing I couldnt handle. I've been on synthroid ever since and my TSH has been hovering between .75...

  50. Does Anyone Here Take Agnus Castus Whilst Taking Levo?
    ... supplements. I take them a full 12 hours after taking my synthroid . This way I know it can not interfere with my synthroid...

  51. Changed meds, drowsy; is this usual?
    ... differences between generic T4 supplementation and Synthroid . Midwest uses Armour and she would be best suited...
    ... products of the human thyroid. Somewhere around 1940, Synthroid was developed. It's a lab-made synthetic version ... Pharma uses today - to convince doctors to prescribe Synthroid instead of the natural product derived from "dirty...
    ... products of the human thyroid. Somewhere around 1940, Synthroid was developed. It's a lab-made synthetic version ... Pharma uses today - to convince doctors to prescribe Synthroid instead of the natural product derived from "dirty...
    ... differences between generic T4 supplementation and Synthroid . Midwest uses Armour and she would be best suited...

  52. Lab Results
    ... on the 45 mg of Armour, stopped the 75mg of generic synthroid ). Today at the doctor my bp was normal, for once ... 07, the last time I had it checked. I was on the synthroid back then. I started the Armour in October. This...
    ... But 45 is not enough for anyone. Going back to Synthroid (especially a generic version of it) is one option...

  53. I have many questions? HELP
    ... and feel 3x's older. I have been on a low dose of synthroid . 50mcg. My TSH level is 19.17. I am taking into ... nsideration I should take a multi vitamin 4 hours after the synthroid . What about coconut oil? I already have no appetite ... too? Will the goiter in my neck go down once the synthroid kicks in? And my mind...this is what concerned me...
    ... awhile for your body to adjust and respond to the synthroid . Do some internet searching on common hashi's symptoms...

  54. Can You Explain?
    ... for me? T3 = 74 T4 = 7.3 TSH = 2.89 I'm on synthroid . Thanks....
    ... normal ranges. Overall what you want is a TSH ~1 on synthroid alone. FT3 and FT4 values in the 50-80% of normal...

  55. Elevated thyroid antibody, what does this mean
    ... Treatment early on with just a small dose of Armour or synthroid has been shown to hold off or halt the onset of Hashi...

  56. Very Confused Now Need Help
    ... a decrease in my thyroid and prescribed 100 mcg of Synthroid . This was in January of 2007 and I have been taking ... and she said that I should never have been put on Synthroid to begin with and said that I was still probably had ... could be a nodule etc. but that this doesn't require Synthroid . She also ordered numerous tests for my blood and ... 569 Jan 2007 TSH - 2.584 FT4 - 1.28 Prescribed Synthroid Mar 2007 TSH - .08 FT4 - 1.7 May 2007 TSH ...
    ... nodules and the doctor wants me to 1/2 my dosage of Synthroid so I will be taking 50 mcg now. BTW, I also use the ... to go to the doctor. I did cut my pill (100 mcg of Synthroid ) in half yesterday morning and then again this morning...
    ... may be 2 of the 3 that need Armour or cytomel and synthroid to optimize. Have you asked your endo about trying...
    ... with the doc about me not ever needing to be on the Synthroid after seeing my lab tests? Just curious as these ... may be 2 of the 3 that need Armour or cytomel and synthroid to optimize. Have you asked your endo about trying ... mean? Do you think that I need to continue taking synthroid and then some t3 only because of my symptoms or do ... doctor's statement that I should never have been put on synthroid and I was never hypo. Thank you in advance for your ... Solution" after my doctor told me I needed to be on Synthroid last January so I understand a little bit that sometimes ... looks like she is around 50) said I needed to be on Synthroid . Do you think this younger doctor is right and the...
    ... patients. 66% of these patients need more than just Synthroid or its generic counterparts to optimize. What do ... pplementation can be gotten in two ways: Armour in place of synthroid or cytomel addition to synthroid. I can not comment...

  57. hashimoto's type
    ... would like to try alternative treatment other than synthroid . any good suggestions on web sites or natural treatment...

  58. Tests for thyroid disorder?
    ... but one is responsible. I got on my started dose of synthroid and my heart rate dropped 20 points and my blood pressure...

  59. Help, Thyroid Hashimoto's
    ... hashimoto's and i knew that's what it was. Started out on synthroid and checked after a month and levels went up started ... on .50 of synthroid and still feel no different, tired, go from cold to...

  60. ThyroCare: Need Feedback
    ... year due to Hashimoto's. My DR. will only prescibe Synthroid . Thinks Cytomel is "out of favor" with Dr's and thinks...
    ... what dose of synthroid are you on? I don't think you need any more iodine...

  61. Can someone interpret my thyroid levels?
    ... metastasis and then was put on initial dose of 200mcg synthroid . So, I guess they are trying to regulate? Is brain...

  62. Life story in a nutshell
    ... bad enough that it was HYPO. So they prescribed me synthroid . Looking back i AM CERTAIN the anxiety attacks and...

  63. TSH level
    ... level is 19.17, my doc just started me on 50mcg of synthroid . Am I going to notice some relief as soon as I start...
    ... wow your tsh is high and only on 50mcg of synthroid ? i am no expert but when i had normal ranges of tsh ... antibodies (hashi's), they started me on 100mcg's of synthroid . being on it for like a month did taper off alot of...

  64. tingling...follow up.
    ... anyone anemic and have hashi's? anyone taking iron and synthroid ? any tips??? down falls??? i usually have cycling...
    ... guys heard if supplements are ok to take while on synthroid ? you know how some people take like relacore? or just...
    ... and... Calcium. All must be done 8 hours before my synthroid or four hours after. The main things that synthroid...
    ... I have my appt with the endo next week (I am off synthroid since 6 months) since without medication for 6 weeks...
    ... I have my appt with the endo next week (I am off synthroid since 6 months) since without medication for 6 weeks...
    ... Dr. Johnson tomorrow. Fasting blood work and more synthroid for me if all goes well. Can not stop yawning. I...
    ... told me to take them.. SO time to see if 75 mcg's of Synthroid is more potent than 75 mcg's of my generic counter ... all, trial and error. MG PS I have had 75 mcg of Synthroid in my system for 1 hour. My hands are starting to...
    ... there was something wrong with me. when i started on synthroid , the itchiness stopped and would just come back occasionall...
    ... hahaha.. hope I don't get fired soon... Started Synthroid 2 days ago... 25mcg... man it is horrible... Till...
    ... now. I understand it takes a little while for the synthroid to level out in your system. I think a lot of people...
    ... not wake her up!" That was getting bad, before the synthroid , but it lessened since with only the occasional episode...
    ... taking my iron tabs, i popped in another 75mcgs of synthroid which i already took my dose of this at 6am. UMMMMMMMMMMMMM ... take my iron tab now? and stop the absorbtion of the synthroid ? or wat? hmmm, lemme call nurses station. lol. u gals...
    ... normal" range. does that alter anything? or is that the synthroid making those numbers high? or does that show i may...
    ... normal" range. does that alter anything? or is that the synthroid making those numbers high? or does that show i may...
    ... .imagine i can start telling everyone that i'm on synthroid , FUMERATE and ACID? wow..that sounds cool. hehehe...
    ... have to love Hashi's. I am only taking 37.5 mcgs of synthroid right now because my thyroid is in constant ache and...

  65. Low Thyroid
    ... and 2 mcg. over the years. I'm on 125 now, it's been synthroid , and several versions of Levothryrox. At the end of...
    ... work and your symptoms. Did they taper you off the synthroid first? Adding 60 of Armour on top of 125 mcg straight...

  66. Need input regarding my last dr appt
    ... tsh was so low, told me to continue taking 88 mcg of synthroid daily and to come back and see her in six weeks. ...

  67. Advice needed, please!
    ... ask for an increase - or even just supliment some synthroid for the T4 with the Armour i'm already on? Free...

  68. Thyroid testing
    ... bad enough that it was HYPO. So they prescribed me synthroid . Looking back i AM CERTAIN the anxiety attacks and...

  69. subclinical?
    ... I want a doc that will give this as opposed to the Synthroid ? Is someone who knows about/gives this more likely...
    ... she started treatment; but when I couldn't take the Synthroid she prescribed, she had no alternative to offer. ... I got sicker so that I'd be able to "tolerate" the Synthroid . I then took myself to a family practice, holistic...
    ... If you don't mind me asking, could you not take the synthroid because of your not real high TSH or was it something...
    ... was firm. The trouble was that she only prescribes Synthroid , even though there are at least five other brands ... it and to remain sick until I could "tolerate" the Synthroid . Now, I'm a woman of common sense, so I chose to ... since late 2003. I might still be waiting to tolerate Synthroid if I hadn't learned from this board that I have lots ... to think that you would have the same response to Synthroid or any other thyroid drug that I had. Each body reacts ... is ~ I found a perfectly acceptable substitute for Synthroid . If you would have the trouble - a very big "if"...

  70. NEW LAB RESULTS...any suggestions?
    ... my own recognizance I eliminated everything but the Synthroid . I feel 110% better thats for sure but I am still...

  71. Hypo Symptoms?
    ... wasn't an endocrinologist and kept me on only 50mcg Synthroid . I suspect I was undermedicated some or all that...

  72. Has anyone gone off their Thyroid meds for good?
    ... Oh yuk! I can recall my life before Synthroid . I was cranky and depressed all the time. I wouldn...

  73. tingling
    ... taking all supplements and feel fine. I only take Synthroid as of now. Hope you get to the bottom of your tingling...
    ... with hypothyroidism two years ago. Taking 100 mcg. Synthroid . The tingling started at the same time as my other...
    ... sick all of the time. I stopped everything but the Synthroid and feel better today than I have in 6 months!...
    ... seem to be stable. But this may change now I am on synthroid and my metabolism should restart. So I am watching...

  74. Could Armour cause anxiety/agitation?
    ... concetrations are LOW! Have they thought about mixing synthroid with Armour? I can not say if it is Armour alone...
    ... Armour alone. I take a combination of armour and synthroid . I take 90mcg Armour and 50 mcg Synthroid. That works ... experience. When I took Armour only without additional synthroid , I felt horrible--severe heart palps, anxiety, and...

  75. Synthroid and Testosterone Cream
    ... The HRT shouldn't effect the synthroid . If you need it take it.. the synthroid should be...