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  1. Midwest and Deb, I could go on a cruise with the money I am spending on my Teeth!!!!
    ... lexapro, cytomel and the aldoctone along with the synthroid everyday............... I don't know what else to...

  2. Question about cold hands....please help
    ... entire thyroid removed that summer and have been on synthroid 150 ever since. I am now experiencing very cold hands...
    ... perhaps even most) don't really feel that great on T4 ( synthroid , etc) alone....
    ... think it wouldn't be connected to an improper dose of Synthroid . If you have other symptoms that can be thyroid-related...

  3. Something stuck in my throat
    ... every once in a while. I am currently taking 50 mcg. Synthroid , and 90 mcg or 1 1/2 grain of Armour. That translates ... also did pretty well with a combination of 100 mcg of synthroid and 10 mcg of cytomel. I switched to the synthroid...

  4. I need your help... AGAIN PLEASE!
    ... something KNOWN to quickly lower TSH, such as Cytomel? Synthroid doesn't work for everyone , , ,...
    ... something KNOWN to quickly lower TSH, such as Cytomel? Synthroid doesn't work for everyone , , , yes my TSH is 68...

  5. New DX Hypothyroid.....Synthroid
    ... simplistic, but millions of people find relief with Synthroid . It's the leading thyroid replacement in the US ... olestyrimine (sp?), it can reduce the effectiveness of your Synthroid . Consult your pharmacist for the correct timing to...
    ... who are hypo-thy, all but 2 are sucsessful with Synthroid or Levoxyl. I've taken both and prefer Levoxyl to ... Syn. Please keep in mind that Synthroid may work GREAT for you ;) Both my Mom and I find...

  6. Got the blah's
    ... I have Hashi and take 112 mcg of synthroid daily, most days I feel OK and doc said my latest...
    ... Canada eh;3313773]I have Hashi and take 112 mcg of synthroid daily, most days I feel OK and doc said my latest...

  7. I Am So Tired
    ... hi, i am on 100 mcg of synthroid . i am 30 yrs old. the past week i have felt 80 yrs...
    ... [QUOTE=tawyna;3312863]hi, i am on 100 mcg of synthroid . i am 30 yrs old. the past week i have felt 80 yrs...

  8. Please Help, I am losing my mind
    ... meds, and ask them for some cytomel as well until the synthroid kicks in a few weeks later....

  9. Optimal blood still exhausted and depressed
    ... this is really kicking my tail. I took 50 mcg of Synthroid and after 6 weeks I had these levels. FT3 345 (230 ... months. So I went to another doctor and got back on Synthroid . I took 75 mcg of Synthroid and after 6 weeks I...

  10. What kind of tests to ask for?
    ... that valium couldn't even touch) I started out on Synthroid and was switched to Levoxyl. My body was not absorbing ... the Synthroid . I am now on Levoxyl .125mcg. What type of blood...
    ... Elaine, I am one who couldn't take Synthroid without becoming hyperthyroid/overmedicated. Because ... brand names of T4 available in the arsenal. Besides Synthroid and Levoxyl, the other T4 drugs available in the US...

  11. Help with Results
    ... thanks for your response. When I was younger, I was on Synthroid (sp.) and went off of it, as results were showing normal ... TSH number do you think asking for a small dose of synthroid would be in order, to see if the basic overall tiredness...

  12. My goiter is growing help
    ... 150 mcg. Your T4 is low.. real low considering your synthroid level. You need an FT3 and FT4 run. You are definitely...
    ... 150 mcg. Your T4 is low.. real low considering your synthroid level. You need an FT3 and FT4 run. You are definitely...
    ... you a small dosage of Cytomel too complement your Synthroid . Two thirds of those that need hormone supplementation...

  13. How can I find out FOR SURE if I have an allergy to Iodine? Cobalt?
    ... can not believe or understand it. I should be on Synthroid right now but I am now within normal limits. A lot...

  14. diet/weightloss question
    ... I gained 15 - 20 pounds when I started taking Synthroid about 11 years ago. I was very petite (4'11" and ... pounds at the time). Within two months of starting Synthroid , my weight was up to around 90 pounds. Now my weight...

  15. mixing generic and name brand
    ... Doctor gave me a months sample of synthroid but I got the generic from the drugstore. (levosomethingoro...
    ... filler in the generic. I have done that before. Synthroid ingredients: Active ingredient: synthetic crystalline...

  16. My doctor has agreed to try something new :) *sorry so long*
    ... I was on 1 grain of Armour along with 75mcg of Synthroid . My labs were as follows: TSH 0.09 (0.35 - ... isn't stable" line, so she dropped me to 88mcg of Synthroid alone. Well, I dump any doctor that starts saying ... of it. So I now take 30mg of Armour with 75mcg of Synthroid in the morning, then another 30mg of Armour in the...

  17. I had half my thyroid out! And I feel GREAT!
    ... getting way Hypo, and maybe on too much levo, or maybe Synthroid would work better for you. The naps and feeling like...

  18. Hypothyroid..help with results..
    ... I have a TSH of 30.236 which is high. I was put on Synthroid .75 mcg. I was sent today for a CT Scan with and without...

  19. Does T4 Levels Even Matter?
    ... If you're t-4 is low wouldn't a synthroid type med added be beneficial? That IS synthetic t...

  20. What is T7?
    ... waiting for my trial period on my new strength of Synthroid to end. Back on the lst of Sept. my TSH was 23.21 ... ago when I changed drs. and she lowed my dose of synthroid . I had a partial thyroidectomy (sp) years ago and ... have pretty much been on the same strenth of synthroid for all these years (we're talking 40 something) with...

  21. Sweaty hands?
    ... I'm taking 75 mcg of Synthroid for Hashi. I feel awful after 6 weeks of being on...

  22. What is the difference between Synthroid, Unithroid, Levithroid, and Amour(sp?)
    ... Unithroid, Synthroid and Levithroid are brand names of levothyroxine, a...

  23. Anyone on Armour have a suppressed TSH?
    ... Hashimotos's. Almost as soon as I switched to Armour from Synthroid , my TSH has been below normal. I have heard this...

  24. Now taking Cytomel with my Armour. Anyone else taking Cytomel?
    ... hypothyroidism about 4 years ago and put on 37.5 mg Synthroid , which helped a bit but I always new something was ... Integrative Health Center we have here figuring that Synthroid was not doing it. I was immediately put on Armour...

  25. Thyroid ???
    ... T3/T4. My dr. just put me on a daily regiment of Synthroid of 50mg, 1. I am very concerned about gaining weight...

  26. Hashi's but no goiter check?
    ... finally have an answer for all of my symptoms. I started synthroid yesterday. My question is-- At my Endo appointment...
    ... not controlled, cured or stopped by the addition of synthroid . Synthroid at best will give your thyroid a boost...
    ... the one that read my lab results and prescribed the synthroid . The endo dr. wasn't there at all. They have me take ... wait until my appointment in Jan. I am on 75mcg of synthroid a day. Is that usually the dose that they start you...

  27. hashimotos
    ... shastaw, Being on synthroid has nothing to do with keeping hashis under control ... die off......... There is no cure for it and synthroid does nothing for the production of antibodies. ...
    ... [QUOTE=tapergal43;3298329]shastaw, Being on synthroid has nothing to do with keeping hashis under control ... die off......... There is no cure for it and synthroid does nothing for the production of antibodies. ...

  28. Midwest-Help-Death Warmed Over
    ... me: After diagnosis, I was started on 75 mcgs of Synthroid and went hyper within 4 weeks. The dose was reduced...

  29. Newly Diagnosed
    ... to start you at 25 - 50 mcg of a T4 supplement like synthroid .. then after 6 weeks they should take blood and look...

  30. Elthroxine
    ... Levothyroxine (also called Levoxyl), the generic form of Synthroid , which is used to treat hypOthyroidism....
    ... US. It's a synthetic t4 hormone like the popular Synthroid is here in the US. I hope this helps. Love...

  31. Do certain foods block absorption of Synthroid?
    ... walnuts, and peanut butter can hinder the absorption of Synthroid significantly. I just experienced this. I eat...

  32. hypothyroidism and doctor does not prescribe natural thyroid help!!!
    ... integrative medicine. The doctor there took me off Synthroid and onto Armour Natural, which has helped me immensely ... where Synthroid did not. There is a registry for doctors who practice...

  33. one week on the drug.. frustrated
    ... ok been on synthroid for one week (sitll using the trail samples the doc...
    ... gains weight but the alternative to not taking the Synthroid isn't fun either. I think we all go through the 'to...
    ... gains weight but the alternative to not taking the Synthroid isn't fun either. I think we all go through the 'to...
    ... A T4 med like levothyroxine ( Synthroid , et al) isn't as likely to turn off the thyroid as...

  34. need help on moving tsh
    ... which I'm usually not, that I took a bite of a 25 mcg. synthroid . I am one who does not tolerate thyroid meds, because...
    ... And I wouldn't try Synthroid again. I would try Armour....
    ... feeling the last 2 years. I had gotten up to 50 mcg. synthroid a year ago, but quit because I was sooo short of breath...
    ... is taking turns being hyper and hypo. if you take synthroid , it sends you hyper, but you're hypo without them...
    ... yes Shmily... you would take both, a low dose of synthroid type med with a little Tapazole to keep you from going...
    ... would get a low dose of their meds along with the synthroid to keep from getting too hypo. I don't know about ... her symptoms....semed like she couldn't tolerate any synthroid type med either, she finally was taken off it completely...

  35. I'm ready to quit and live this way
    ... 2.59 (2.30 - 4.20) I have been on synthroid since Sept. Any thoughts?...
    ... Dr. Norman Dykes in Lafayette. He will use either Synthroid or Armour, whichever seems to suit you. Unfortunately...
    ... What was wrong with the MD who prescribed Synthroid for you in September? Why did you seek another opinion...
    ... second opinion because the doctor that prescribed the synthroid treats by TSH only. At that time TSH was 3.35. He ... the end of Jan. and had told me I was only on the synthroid for a trial. From reading here and on the internet...

  36. FINALLY diagnosed!
    ... my ranges below. I am going to pick up my pres. for synthroid today. I also have to take a prescribed Vit D, it ... supplements twice a day. Just wondering how long on the synthroid until I feel better? I CAN'T WAIT! I think she put...

  37. Anyone w/Hashimotos Taking T3 Meds Only? (long post)
    ... with your MD. Show them the sub par FT4 and request Synthroid or Armour as a result. Don't let them put you off...
    ... refuse to prescribe it; they've been hooked by the Synthroid propaganda since the 1950's. Thankfully, Armour Rxers...

  38. colds and flue is this hashimotos or more?>>>>>
    ... are wrecking havoc on your immune system so all the synthroid in the world is not going to fix that. Take care...

  39. HGH and generic thyroid meds
    ... the doc gave me a prescription for synthroid (SP?) but hte drug store gave me a generic (cant remeber...
    ... hormones together. As to the second question... Synthroid vs. generic... You might do better with Synthroid...

  40. synthroid vs. generic
    ... I take the generic. My body doesn't like the real synthroid . I guess the doc's want us to take the real stuff...
    ... down to 0.90, when i moved to Canada i had to take Synthroid and my TSH went back up to 30 within 2 months. Now...

  41. thyroid nodules, normal blood work
    ... nodule on my thyroid. The endo. put me on a low dose of synthroid and I did feel better while I was taking it. I decided ... hypo-thyroid. So why would the first endo. prescribe synthroid if my TSH level was on the lower end of the normal...

  42. Opinions on my thyroid results
    ... wants to decrease your dose. I take it you're on a synthroid type med? Hyper can be dangerous for your heart and...

  43. How Much Pain with FNA?
    ... it then.. but felt that we would give 6 months on synthroid a shot in an attempt to shrink the bugger. Well it...

  44. Where did it go?
    ... range t4 & t3. He said "hypothyroidism" and put me on synthroid .50 and told me if I didn't feel any different in ... tsh of .18 and he said "hyperthyroidism - off of the synthroid !". He didn't prescribe anything and wouldn't answer ... my question as to why the good feelings w/ synthroid - he just said "you do not need synthroid - good day ... He acted like I was trying to find a reason to take synthroid . I changed to a different endo dr. and he did scans ... else that just happened at the same time I took the synthroid . I am totally not buying that. Since taking the ... question so that they don't think I'm trying to get on synthroid (which just makes me laugh), but I do want to re-create...
    ... so I'm unsure why any doctor would have prescribed Synthroid for that. I can't explain why you felt better while ... like a first-class jerk - was right to take you off Synthroid , because you probably shouldn't have been on it in...
    ... of damage to your body. Whatever doctor gave you synthroid with lab results like that should be avoided. He...
    ... some answers I can understand. I don't want to take synthroid , I just wanted to know why being on it caused the...

  45. Calcium and Iron ?
    ... Hi. I take Synthroid 50 every morning, wait an hour and then have breakfast ... anemic and/or not getting the full benefit of the synthroid due to what I consume at breakfast. Also curious...

  46. Levoxyl
    ... medicine which is levoxyl. He says it is the same as synthroid just another name. He would have gave me synthroid...

  47. Help getting TSH retest, do I take my levo before test???
    ... will be affected for each one: -- If you are taking Synthroid or any other T4-only med within 8 hours before a blood...

  48. Newbie Here
    ... personal doctor, who I trust, put me on 75 mcg of Synthroid and I have to say that after 3+ weeks of being on...
    ... personal doctor, who I trust, put me on 75 mcg of Synthroid and I have to say that after 3+ weeks of being on...
    ... how things look after my first 5 weeks or so on the Synthroid . Just wanted to say thanks for the service you...

  49. need info on hypertyroid disorder
    ... will become hypothryoid, which will require taking synthroid or the like for the rest of my life. But taking one...
    ... graves patients do well with RAI and then going on synthroid or the like. These patients are getting such a small...

  50. 1st Lab Issue, 11 Year old daughter No Symptoms Please Help
    ... diagnosed with hypo 3 1/2 years ago. The endo put her on synthroid but she had side effects which the endo denied. After ... dose and watching her be sick, we took her off the synthroid and adopted a nutrition program. Her labs have been ... weight. The endo said she would need to be on the synthroid for the rest of her life....

  51. Need Answers>>>confussed
    ... thyroid out on Sept. 4th but still trying to adjust my synthroid . i know it takes a while but with my tsh the lowest ... important? i just assumed that if your tsh is off that the synthroid brings it downand u will be ok. whats the significance...

  52. Finally--GREAT LABS!!!!
    ... to continue there. I am currently taking 50 mcg of synthroid and 1 1/2 grain of Armour. It seems that ratio of...

  53. just confirmed to be Hypo
    ... confirmed I was hypo (my t4 was low). he put me on synthroid and gave me some samples. Took the first one after...
    ... comment on your situation. Also, what is the dose of synthroid your dr. put you on?...
    ... comment on your situation. Also, what is the dose of synthroid your dr. put you on? the TSH was 1.9 (6months ago ... the T4 number. The dosage is .112mg (112mcg) of synthroid . I'm just worried about this making me feel weird...
    ... too. I felt a little strange the first few days on Synthroid but kept with it. I do feel a lot better now but...

  54. thyroid problems
    ... What are the side effects of taking too much synthroid ...

  55. Are the synthetics and the dessicated the same?
    ... difference. Dessicated T4 and T3 are the same as synthroid and cytomel. The only difference is that instead ... onsumption. As a chemist I would actually prefer Armour to synthroid and cytomel first. There is always the chance that...

  56. Feel better at night?
    ... Hashimoto's and I'm getting treatment. I'm on 75 mcg of Synthroid and I feel better than at 50 mcg. I have three more...

  57. Can Levoxyl make you feel dizzy?
    ... Just to let you know I have been on the same dose of Synthroid for a year now and have recently gone hypo again....

  58. High TSH, normal T4
    ... I started the leading brand of T4 sold in the US, Synthroid . It hit me like a ton of bricks, dropping my TSH...

  59. Adventures with Hypo Meds
    ... cortisol levels were - 8 mcg total and 0.17 free synthroid increased to 125mcg but this doc likes to use...
    ... is there anyway you could do what I do and take the synthroid in the wee hours? For some reason I wake up briefly ... I know you sure need to separate your vitamins and synthroid by at least 4 hrs. Good Luck...
    ... anything more than 25 mcgs of T3 along with 125 mcgs of Synthroid , you could be in big trouble. T3 is four times more...

  60. how long does it take for levothroid to start working
    ... take for levothroid to start working? I was taking synthroid and it worked right away. I got laid off from work...
    ... The Levothroid's active ingredient is the same as Synthroid 's, although any given patient doesn't always get the ... switch will be successful for you. If you felt well on Synthroid but find that the Levo isn't doing the same for you ... , tell your MD. He may be able to give you Synthroid from his samples supply, or you may be able to get ... Synthroid at reduced or no cost from the manufacturer by applying...
    ... the MD know when you see her that you felt better on Synthroid . I'm not sure, but she may be able to file an appeal ... with your insurance to make them pay for genuine Synthroid . If that's not possible, ask about Synth's assistance...

  61. Desperate for help! Please advise!!
    ... sleep. When I try thyroid meds such as cytomel or synthroid I just get worse, but the blessed TSH will not drop...

  62. On the wrong meds....
    ... I went to pick up the new scrip...and it was for Synthroid !!:) After many calls back and forth, it was explained ... to me that Synthroid IS the brand name. Levoxyl is a brand of generic...
    ... many BRAND names: Levoxyl (King Pharmaceuticals), Synthroid (Abbott Laboratories), Unithroid (Jerome Stevens Pharmaceut...

  63. Hypothyroid symptoms, even when levels ok?
    ... in on this too. I have just been in the middle of a Synthroid dosage increase since early August. I am now on .137...

  64. New Labs...calling Midwest and all experts
    ... and just not right! Doc has advised on raising my Synthroid from 75 to 88 based on my new labs. It looks like...

  65. Excema
    ... diagnosed with hypothyroidism. I have been taking .05 Synthroid faithfully, and except for the first three days when...

  66. Thyroid Issues
    ... I had my thyroid removed in 1992 ... On Synthroid for most of that time with fair success at regulating ... discuss information with me and now wants to lower my Synthroid ... Can someone tell me what these numbers indicate...
    ... and maybe the reason your doctor cutting down your synthroid dose. TSH level is between 0.3 to 3 or even 5 . Number ... more than 6 suggest hypothyroidsm and needs more synthroid and lower values means overactive thyroid gland sometimes ... secondary to synthroid . I think your doctor is trying to start you on lower...

  67. Should I feel...umm...worse??
    ... more so than with regular aging. Went on 100 mcg's synthroid . And I feel better. Less hives, less infection.Recent...
    ... brand. I have heard of a few reacting adversely to synthroid . You might also want to conside armour or compounding...

  68. Vitamin suplements and thyroid medication
    ... information related to the drug? It should be there. Synthroid , for example, gives this list of agents that bind...

  69. Hypothyroid to Hyper Crisis
    ... lbs to 160 lbs. in that time. I was on .50 mcg of synthroid to .137 mcg of synthroid. I have lost 20 lbs within ... 08; my T3 84.40. I saw my endo and he reduced my synthroid dose to .112mcg and advised my labs to be retested...

  70. Access and Others Need Help with TSH Confusion
    ... That is TSH of 5.5. So, one doc puts one brother on synthroid and referred him to an endo for tpo testing etc. because...

  71. Tsh Levels and symptoms
    ... out antibiotics like candy.. but one test trial of synthroid for a three month period to see if symptoms are relieved...
    ... aturopathic or Homeopathic doctors there? I currenlty take Synthroid but doctors who prescribe Armour or other T3 meds...

  72. Weight loss possible or not?
    ... metabolism is just never what it should be on the synthroid or armour- hopefully, the endo will put me on the...
    ... share this with your OB? Did the OB treat you with synthroid during your pregnancies or check you for post partum...

  73. midwest and mgbrook
    ... wondering if I have shifted too much. They switched my synthroid from .75 to .88 about three weeks ago and increased...

  74. zynthroid makes me feel like I am starving
    ... Before i went on synthroid , I had maintained a 105lb weight loss for 8 years ... was never even hungry. Since I have been placed on synthroid , I am hungry all the time. I do not want to be fat...

  75. Hypo and multivitamin
    ... very recently diagnosed with hypo. I am on day 7 of synthroid , and have read as much as I can on the subject since ... doses found in multivitamins, can interfere with the synthroid . I have always taken a vitamin, but am concerned...
    ... separate it and any other iron supplements from the Synthroid by at least 4 hours. The same goes for calcium supplements...
    ... before bed anyway. Plenty of time between those and synthroid . Thanks again, Karen...