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  1. Who Wrote Me About Synthroid Causing Muscle Pains?
    ... I had severe muscle pain when I was started on Synthroid ....all went away when I was switched to Armour....

  2. Hypo symptoms intensified by exercise?
    ... but have been manageable. I had been taking 175 mcg Synthroid for a long time, and my labs were all normal during ... is that my symptoms have always been hypo, and that Synthroid has helped partially (hence feeling worse when lowering...
    ... by the "one notch above" the normal range for FT4. Synthroid is made in a 112 dose; adding a 50 to that would split...
    ... better now. There are alot of people that were on Synthroid and it wasn't supplying their bodies with what they ... has several people with adrenal exhaustion due to Synthroid and have switched to Armour. You didn't say but...

  3. Multiple Endo Problems
    ... have been Hypo since '85 - started out with 20 mcg Synthroid . With minor fluctuations this was the standard course...

  4. Multiple Endo Problems
    ... have been Hypo since '85 - started out with 20 mcg Synthroid . With minor fluctuations this was the standard course...

  5. Midwest, Dea or anyone who can help please!
    ... 2004, I was seeing an endo who prescribes nothing but Synthroid . It overmedicated me in the smallest therapeutic ... been able to take Armour, because I couldn't take Synthroid . Obviously, I was right to give Armour a chance....

  6. Can someone help me?
    ... every 6 months. My endo told me that I could take Synthroid and it may or may not help. I feel fine, and my levels...

  7. Help Me !!!!!!!
    ... pounds would equal 125 mcg of Levoxyl (or Unitrhoid, Synthroid , etc.). If this formula fits your body, then it seems ... following: 125 mcg T4 med (Levoxyl, Unithroid, Synthroid , etc.) 1 and 3/4 grains natural thyroid med (Armour...

  8. Where has the energy gone?
    ... perscribed Eloxin (spelling?) The pharmacist substituted Synthroid . My Dr has had to increase the dosage twice and each ... seem to get my a** off the couch!! I take .112 mg of Synthroid every morning, is this already a high dosage??...

  9. Surgery report
    ... dramatic. Have just taken my first thyroxine 100mcg ( synthroid in usa) and so far I feel really good. Would appreciate...

  10. Thyroid
    ... received my results in the mail with a note saying "your synthroid dose needs to be increased". The office is closed...

  11. Thyroid Removed
    ... About 6 months ago my endro doctor decreased my synthroid from .112 to .100. My TSH currently is 0.71. I...

  12. "Normal" TSH Levels?
    ... having a reaction to the binders or fillers in the Synthroid . As I said before, many people have trouble with ... Synthroid . So if the Levothyroxine works better for you stick...

  13. "Holistic" MD wants to treat
    ... it's benign, just big. My endo wanted to put me on Synthroid , saying there's a 50/50 shot that it might shrink...

  14. Level results in......what does it mean????
    ... 2 grandmothers, there are only 2 of us not taking synthroid and the like....I have many of the symptoms of hypo...

  15. Lab/med adjustment mavens, please help! Symptoms are back...
    ... present dose, 75 mcg, since Nov. but I changed from Synthroid to Levoxyl at the end of February. So, I am 3 weeks ... 0.8-1.8); Total T4 5.3 (4.5-12.5). I was on 25 mcg Synthroid at the time of those tests, and those are the ones...

  16. Another Scan????
    ... up the new scan schedule. I am suppose to stop my synthroid today for 21 days, I really dread that because without...

  17. fluctuating labs
    ... treatment? My TSH has risen since I was upped on synthroid . Now what? Should I have meds upped again?...
    ... It was 1.6 (.29-5.5) in December and my synthroid was upped from 50 mcg to 75 mcg. Now it is 3.81 same...
    ... ymermaid40;2871114]It was 1.6 (.29-5.5) in December and my synthroid was upped from 50 mcg to 75 mcg. Now it is 3.81 same...
    ... for first time Dec 26 '06 and change meds to 75 mcg synthroid with no new blood work. 3/16/07 same ranges ...
    ... for first time Dec 26 '06 and change meds to 75 mcg synthroid with no new blood work. 3/16/07 same ranges ...

  18. Stick a fork in me
    ... now, I am relatively symptom free and on .125mg of Synthroid and my TSH is around 0.5. Doc wants to keep me on...
    ... to do more bloodwork or just a small dosage of the synthroid or the other drugs for hypo. I am hyper-graves and...

  19. Dr. near Acworth/Marietta, GA who prescribes Armour???
    ... that will prescribe Armour? I've been on real Synthroid for two months and am experiencing pretty pronouced...
    ... insurance. I'm gonna continue if I can with this synthroid until my pcp appt. May 1 and ask her if she will prescribe...

  20. repro endo and armour replacement
    ... years only treated jan 2001 first with unithroid then synthroid . Gradual increased dose with both doctors help fatigue ... levroxyl severe headaches forced me to swithc back to synthroid once dose over 200mcg headaches returned asked attending ... practioner and repro endo office stated to me that synthroid was superior drug and that if I continued on this...
    ... on Armour, that's reason enough for staying on it. Synthroid obviously not "superior" for you; it gave you headaches...
    ... thing with Endo's refusing to give me anything but Synthroid . I have felt lousy for years and my Doc's response ... this can happen in animals, why not humans. I was on Synthroid for years. I finally took myself off it because I ... aggitated. But my mistake was I didn't wait until the Synthroid cleared out of my system. I took no thyroid meds for ... at all. Your doctor is not the only one who thinks Synthroid is the only way to treat thyroid problems. I am going...

  21. thyroid and anxiety
    ... a very out of wack thyroid. Started on 50 mcg of synthroid and have never had a dose change. Primary always ... need xanax anymore after I was diagnosed and put on synthroid . Fast forward to now: Having the pounding heart...
    ... a very out of wack thyroid. Started on 50 mcg of synthroid and have never had a dose change. Primary always ... need xanax anymore after I was diagnosed and put on synthroid . Fast forward to now: Having the pounding heart...

  22. went from hyper to hypo
    ... did not know my own symtoms... new one has put me on Synthroid 150mcg and also Cytomel 25mcg...I have started kinda...

  23. I Switched To Armour And Feeling Much Better
    ... WEEK, I already notice a difference in comparision to Synthroid . I feel much better. Here is the kicker. According ... site saying that 1 Grain of Armour equals 100mcg of Synthroid . I was on 100mcg and I still had no energy. Just to ... a 1/4 grain of Armour, which would equal .25mcg of Synthroid . If I didn't feel any different, I planned on taking ... So what does this mean? My body is not converting Synthroid T4 to T3? Why I am getting good results on just a ... 1/4 dose of Armour. My TSH was normal on 100mcg of Synthroid but I still felt terrible. My doctor kind of blew...
    ... interested in finding out how long you were on the synthroid . Did your doctor give you any flack about switching ... all that optimally for me. I was switched to real synthroid and dosage up to .88mcgs about two months ago. Since...
    ... because you still have a high enough dose of T4 from the synthroid and you're adding the T3 which your body is craving ... is a good way to go. I switched from 8 years of synthroid to Armour and I also feel a lot better and my Mom ... 's Dr. switched her too. She was over 20 years on Synthroid and has now been on Armour over a year. We both have...
    ... and TSH was low normal. He changed me to 1 grain of synthroid . At the time, I didn't know anything about t3 or ... taking enough, but not the severe side effects I had on Synthroid . I am hoping to be able to increase Armour eventually...
    ... rely on leads me to calculations that show 100 mcg Synthroid (Levoxyl, etc.) is equivalent to 2 gr. Armour. So ... you should not just switch overnight from 100 mcg Synthroid to 1 gr. Armour. If you do, you will quickly spike ... help with the numbers. Assuming the original 100 mcg Synthroid was an appropriate dose for you, there is no doubt ... course of change, would be to gradually decrease the Synthroid at the same time as gradually increasing the Armour...
    ... you should not just switch overnight from 100 mcg Synthroid to 1 gr. Armour. If you do, you will quickly spike ... help with the numbers. Assuming the original 100 mcg Synthroid was an appropriate dose for you, there is no doubt ... course of change, would be to gradually decrease the Synthroid at the same time as gradually increasing the Armour ... For the record, both my Mom and I were taken off Synthroid totally when we started Armour. It worked out OK...
    ... everyone who responded questions. I was on generic Synthroid for 10 years of so. Varying from .75 to .125 over ... makes them. It is Milan. But even before the pains, Synthroid didn't seem to be doing much for me. My doctor didn ... since I am cutting them in half. I don't know how much Synthroid is left in me since I stopped taking it over a week ... weakness. I never had that happen with any kind of meds. Synthroid gave me no side effects until recently. But whoever ... doctors. Most of them will not consider anything but Synthroid . Just like SHMILY's case. Doing good on Armour and ... the new doctor changes the meds to Synthroid . WHY?...
    ... furious and my doctors for insisting on prescibing Synthroid all these years....
    ... to be less consistent than most name brands. Even Synthroid , which has had more potency variation issues than...
    ... kind of makes me think that not matter what dose of Synthroid I was on, my body was not converting it properly. ... terrible leg pains from it which i never had before on Synthroid . So maybe with all the T's in Armour, I really needed ... feel normal. And that I do. Since I've been off of Synthroid I have had no leg pains, no stiffness and no feeling...
    ... just need to raise the Armour dose, not go back to Synthroid . As you do increase, watch out for hyper symptoms...
    ... and he said he never heard of that happening from Synthroid . Anyway he finally wrote me a script for Armour. What ... they still made it or the doses. It seems that the Synthroid makers have everyone bullcrapped into believing how ... grain of Armour which is equivalant to .25 mcg of Synthroid is making me feel better when doses of .75 to 100mcg ... Synthoid didn't. Its been about 15 days now since I took Synthroid so most of it should be gone from my system. Even...
    ... 15 mg less than that (105 mg). I too have been on Synthroid and Levoxyl and with my lack of success on Armour...
    ... 15 mg less than that (105 mg). I too have been on Synthroid and Levoxyl and with my lack of success on Armour...
    ... WOW JENNY. 2 GRAINS OF ARMOUR ARE EQUAL TO 200MCG OF SYNTHROID AND 50 OF CYTOMEL. Sounds like that is way to much ... taking only a 1/4 grain which is equal to 25mcg of Synthroid . I started two weeks ago and I feel so much better ... firm believer that some people just do not convert Synthroid into the active T3 hormone. That is the only way to ... first attempt at Armour failed because I still had Synthroid in my system. SO I went without any thyroid meds for ... 15 mg less than that (105 mg). I too have been on Synthroid and Levoxyl and with my lack of success on Armour...
    ... felt better on Armour for awhile than I ever did on Synthroid or Levoxyl. I am hopeful, however, that since I'm...
    ... I have been on Synthroid very low dose of 12.5 mcg for 2 weeks and have felt ... I am always sensitive to most medications and the Synthroid seems to be not working but I want to be on something...

  24. Effects of decrease in levothyroxine dosage?
    ... brief spell when I was living in Canada and was given Synthroid which I didn't think suited me, I continued to be...
    ... I seemed to get side effects also after taking Synthroid an generic Synthroid for 10 years. I thought it might...

  25. Hypothyroid - Without symptoms
    ... normal range. Last time it was checked (on 100mcg of Synthroid ) Free T4 1.3 Range 0.9-1.8 TSH 1.03 ...
    ... have symptoms. What made your physician put you on Synthroid if you were asymptomatic? Something in the labs must ... out at him. Jeepers, it is tough enough to get ON Synthroid if you ARE symptomatic. If it was me, I would do a ... and see where I stood. How long have you been off Synthroid ? I am thinking the TSH and FT4 should not be that...
    ... normal range. Last time it was checked (on 100mcg of Synthroid ) Free T4 1.3 Range 0.9-1.8 TSH 1.03 ... Hypothyroidism. My doctor put me on the generic form of Synthroid . I took the drug for two days and began to feel a...
    ... normal range. Last time it was checked (on 100mcg of Synthroid ) Free T4 1.3 Range 0.9-1.8 TSH 1.03 ... Hypothyroidism. My doctor put me on the generic form of Synthroid . I took the drug for two days and began to feel a...

  26. very ill - help
    ... Have Athyroid Problem For 10 Years Am On 200mcg Of Synthroid Did You Ever Try That???...
    ... if I can't get through it??? Hi, Chalupa - tried synthroid a while ago - had a bad reaction to it. hope it's...
    ... which you are..... When I was adding cytomel to my synthroid , I split the cytomel pill, half in morning, half in ... of months, I dropped it, and am now doing fine on synthroid alone. I did seem to need that boost of cytomel in...

  27. Could somebody please help?
    ... thyroid levels, and at worst case she may need to take synthroid for the rest of her life...which is NO BIG DEAL at...

  28. Headache
    ... I have been on a low dose of Synthroid for approximately one week and have had one major...

  29. Hypothyroidism>Hyperthyroidism
    ... diagnosed with Hypothyroidism in 2006. He started on ' Synthroid ', 75mcg. After 3 weeks on the medication, he had symptoms...
    ... working well, in 2003, my TSH was around 7.0. I started Synthroid 75 mcgs, and within a month, it had overmedicated ... dose. The MD I had then told me to stop taking the Synthroid and wait until I "get sicker" so that I could tolerate ... doctor whom I knew would prescribe something other than Synthroid , which the first MD wouldn't do. When I saw him,...
    ... never been an issue for me, except when I was taking Synthroid . In an unmedicated state, I'm clearly hypothyroid...

  30. taking different dose of Armour every other day - thoughts?
    ... has done this on Armour? I know some people have on Synthroid but does the body dislike getting different T3 amounts...

  31. I just started Synthroid
    ... [QUOTE=brynac;2862169]I just started taking Synthroid 0.05 mg for my low thyroid(hypo???) I just got my ... my throat a lot of the time(hadn't had that before Synthroid )and last night I had a pain in my chest(i think thats...
    ... like you. But I don't think you're taking too much Synthroid , you need to give it time before it affects your period...
    ... [QUOTE=brynac;2862169]I just started taking Synthroid 0.05 mg for my low thyroid(hypo???) I just got my ... my throat a lot of the time(hadn't had that before Synthroid )and last night I had a pain in my chest(i think thats ... problem. My doctor put me on the generic form of Synthroid . I took the medication for approximately two days ... not use the generic form but use the actual drug ( Synthroid ) itself. He called my doctor and they agreed to put ... me on the lowest level of the pure form of Synthroid . My doctor later verified that the pharmacists informatio ... remember the actual name of it. The pure form is called Synthroid but the doctors refer to both as Synthroid....

  32. What Are Synthroid's Side Effects?
    ... I have been getting muscle pains while taking Synthroid . It is an al over ache. Can this be from the drug...
    ... I was on synthroid about 8 years and never expereinced muscle pains....
    ... Synthroid nearly put me in a wheelchair before I figured out ... Thyrolar for years and the doctor changed me to Synthroid . I didn't know about T3 and T4 then so had to learn ... felt like I needed a replacement. I would NEVER take synthroid or any of the other meds in that family, especially...

  33. Labs Back - Is this Hashi's?
    ... Hashimoto's is causing the hypo - and they did start me on Synthroid finally. TSH - 26.16 (.3 - 4.00) Free T4 - 0.7...
    ... start you with one of the synthetic T4 meds, such as Synthroid , Levothroid, Levoxyl or Unithroid. He will likely...
    ... Two other questions here, my new PCP prescribed Synthroid and they have replaced it with the generic Levothyroxine...

  34. Midwest, Guess what
    ... drug to suppress the testorone, and she increased my synthroid by 1/2 tablet on Sundays (.75 during the week) I noticed...

  35. Good News!
    ... 15 - mine is 8. I have dropped from 100 to 75 of Synthroid , and added 2.5 of Cytomel. We both figure I will need...
    ... her concern re:TSH. In dropping me from 100 to 75 of synthroid - she knocked out a source of my T3 - the 5 of cytomel ... that if I started feeling bad, she was going to up my synthroid dose. It was so hard waiting knowing that a month...

  36. TSH controversy - what about T3/T4?
    ... My GP said that he would try me on a trial dose of synthroid , but he also referred me to an endo and we both agreed...

  37. if i have the anti bodies is that good or bad or will i get worse?
    ... on levo but i thought it was the same a synthroid but i was good after my raise then im also...

  38. Hashimoto's - No treatment
    ... with Hashi's in October and was started on .50 mg of synthroid as well.... I was CONVINCED that I would feel better ... when I said I was glad he was going to start me on synthroid because I was looking forward to feeling better, he ... may not feel better",,,, OK, so I will say that the synthroid has definately helped my energy level and brain fog ... definately interested in seeing how you respond to the synthroid and if your joint pain persists. I don't have Crohn...
    ... Jodi-I am not sure if levoxyl and synthroid are the same? i am very new to this thyroid stuff...

  39. Anyone better on Synthroid than Armour?
    ... thier needs best. Many, many people do very well on Synthroid . It is the most widely used thyroid replacement medication ... disorders who need replacement hormone do very well on synthroid or a similar T4 only medication. However there are ... do not do my best with either one. I was on just synthroid alone for several years. I switched to Armour and ... did not work for me. I am now on a combination of synthroid and cyomel (T4 and T3 in separate pills rather than ... you don't mind me asking, if your were doing fine on synthroid why did you make the switch to Armour? Did you have ... lingering symptoms of hypothyroidism even while on synthroid ? From my experiences of reading and researching about...
    ... a year - then like a dork let an Endo switch me to Synthroid a year ago because I just never felt better. The ... best I have felt was last year this time on 137 of synthroid . (I have been shopping around for Endos who test ... got them to go 112 instead but they switched me to Synthroid ..... I don't know what to do now. I haven't ever...
    ... Hi Red Maple I was only on Synthroid for about 2 weeks and I read that hair loss could ... Thyroid Peroxidase AB: 10 (range <35) I took Synthroid for two weeks and then changed to Armour for the next ... around. I'm just wondering why my FT4 is lower and if Synthroid would be better for me. Or does it take a long time...
    ... thyroidectomy 4 years ago, due to a nasty nodule. I was on Synthroid for about 3 years after that, but continued to have ... with many other endocrine tests. I was taking 112 mcg synthroid and no T3 at the time. My test results showed--TSH ... story shorter... I have ended up on a combination of synthroid (T4) and cytomel (T3) at 100 synthroid and 10 cytomel ... are successful on either Armour, straight T4 as in Synthroid , or other form of combination medication. You just ... would benefit from a bit of T3. Reducing your synthroid may not be a bad idea since your FT4 is on the high ... guess from a non-professional, with the reduction in synthroid that your FT3 will fall even lower. That doesn't ... two separate meds. is the cost involved. For me, my synthroid is $25.00 and a $50.00 co-pay for the cytomel. Your...
    ... withstand the high level of T3 in it and end up adding Synthroid to their regimen or switch to Synthroid + Cytomel ... increased my meds last week because when I was on Synthroid 50mg I was fine. Armour 30 mg does not convert directly ... to Synthroid 50 mg. I was really exhausted on 30 mg around my...
    ... actually taking less of the medical equivalant than Synthroid . I also tried doinf the Synthroid/Cytmel combo. I ... getting the T1,T2,T3,&T4 everyday is better than taking Synthroid and hoping the body converts it properly....
    ... Hi rstarre How long were you on Synthroid and what were your symptoms pre-Synthroid? Did many ... go away while on Synthroid ? How about puffy face symptoms? I've only been ... body are puffy from all this fluid. I'm wondering if Synthroid will help but I'll stick with Armour for a little...
    ... all this fluid. Thanks! I retained fluid on both synthroid and armour when I wasn't getting enough meds. I don...
    ... [QUOTE=Kharma;2874970]I retained fluid on both synthroid and armour when I wasn't getting enough meds. I don...
    ... I was on Synthroid 10 years. My symptoms before was I could not lose ... The bad leg pains went away. I took an .88 mcg of synthroid just to see what happens. The pain started up again ... about four hours later. So I'm sure it was the Synthroid . Thank God for this health board because someone did ... mention she had terrible muscle pains from Synthroid also. I would have never suspected it since an underactive...

  40. Please help my Mother
    ... Tyroid was always normal. They insisisted she go on Synthroid 25mcg dailsy, well for 3 weeks they took her on and...
    ... felt right before I was diagnosed and put on .50mcgs synthroid with a tsh of 11.9. I'm now on .88mcgs. I had basically ... in with a better doctor or endo. She should be on synthroid still, in my opinion. Good luck :)...

  41. Can you outgrow thyroid problems?
    ... I was 11, I was diagnosed with Hashimotos. I took synthroid for about 4 years. Then they took me off of the meds...

  42. Anyone else with symptoms like mine?
    ... thyroid and found it just slightly low and he gave me synthroid . I took it that night and the next morning I slept ... they can cause all the above symptoms. But does synthroid stop adrenaline surges/cortisol issues? If I stop...
    ... to know if you have seen a D.O or an endo for this. Synthroid takes a while to stabilize, but my wife noticed a ... difference after taking Synthroid when her TSH was 22. Have you had your adreneals checked...
    ... I have seen an Endo about this and he thinks the synthroid reaction is placebo so he won't test for anything ... thought it was my neck causing the problems but the synthroid stopped the symptoms so that made me believe it wasn ... 't the neck. > Synthroid takes a while to stabilize, but my wife noticed a ... difference after taking Synthroid when her TSH was 22.< I have been on the same dose...
    ... in your body. When in February did you start on synthroid ? It takes 6 to 8 weeks to adjust to it. And that...
    ... But according to the "doctors" there is no way synthroid should have an effect the next day. And it most definitely ... does. >When in February did you start on synthroid ? It takes 6 to 8 weeks to adjust to it. And that...

  43. Anxiety + Cytomel = ?
    ... 85.2 (52-130). I finally got the PA to reduce the Synthroid and add Cytomel since it seems that what I have read...

  44. Thyroid question - I'm new
    ... prescribed (i.e., are they willing to think beyond Synthroid )....
    ... prescribed (i.e., are they willing to think beyond Synthroid ). I start my ***** for a new doctor tomorrow...

  45. hyper in sedona
    ... RAI pill, and everything was fine. Ended up taking synthroid of course, and never had any problems. There must...

  46. Midwest,Sparkie,Anyone
    ... earlier...I have Hashis, I had a FNA 2 years ago, Synthroid .137mcg daily, TSH 1.4, nothing else was tested. ...

  47. Will taking Synthroid same day of labs effect the results?
    ... If you are taking Synthroid or any other T4-only med within 8 hours before a blood...

  48. Renin???
    ... out I was hypo in November and have been on 75 mcg Synthroid ever since. I'm seeing a new doc now that wants to...

  49. Help please, I don't understand
    ... the nuclear medicine tests done on it. I was put on synthroid and I kept having my levels tested once a year and ... would come back abnormal, they would put me back on synthroid and I would be better again....

  50. Help, Got Lab Results
    ... I don't understand the labs these are my first on synthroid .50mgs. Can someone please help. My T4 9.2...

  51. Endo"s And Cytomel
    ... read where where Cytomel is 4 times stronger than Synthroid . So I was on 100mcg of Synthroid and still felt like ... to give Cytomel a try on my own. I cut the dose of Synthroid in half 50mcg and took 5 mcg of Cytomel. I have to...
    ... and I stopped it. Now I seem to do well with just synthroid , and as you said every body's body needs different...
    ... so you can get the care you want. Cytomel and Synthroid are two different and separate medications, so which ... couldn't say. Cytomel is the thyroid hormone "T3" and Synthroid is the hormone "T4". Many people need just T4 meds ... . such as synthroid and thier body naturally converts enough of the T4 ... doctor does only a TSH test (as many do who favor synthroid ) you are not getting an accurate reading of the proper ... probably end up with someone else who will only prescribe synthroid or a similar T4 medication. I am on 10 mcg cytomel ... with 100 mcg synthroid . I really think it helps me, but it is will doctor...
    ... doctor does only a TSH test (as many do who favor synthroid ) you are not getting an accurate reading of the proper ... Remember me, Deb? :) So far, my doctor (who doesn't favor synthroid ) has ordered only TSH. I am doing amazingly well...
    ... QUOTE=rstarre;2845708] ... So I was on 100mcg of Synthroid and still felt like crap. 125mcg was a little to strong...
    ... like crap, also she has not felt well for 10 years on synthroid alone. I meant, that in her case, (especially after ... so much time without success on synthroid ) it may be necessary to move beyond the TSH test by...
    ... England Journal of medicine about the adding Cytomel to Synthroid made patients feel better. Do they think Synthroid...
    ... the TSH are within the normal levels after taking Synthroid , your thryroid is working properly. I guess I can ... first visit, doing more blood tests, changing the synthroid dose again. All I know is that there is a night and ... feel on just a small amount of Cytomel added to my Synthroid . I am tired of my quality of life feeling tired and...
    ... suffered a massive stroke due to the inept dosing of Synthroid by her stupid doctor. After that, she went from being...
    ... would want a doctor who would back off to 112 mcgs Synthroid if convinced 100 mcgs is too little and 125 mcgs is...

  52. synthorid vs levothyroxine question
    ... told me that he was calling in a prescription for synthroid and i went to pick it up and it was levothyroxine ... and the parmacist said it was the generic for synthroid . Then i called drs office today for something and ... dr just called in a different dose for you on your synthroid and i told her that i was not taking synthroid that ... me to take and that she wasn't sure if i did start synthroid if i would feel different, so she is having him call...
    ... you (and your doc) should insist on a brand name. Synthroid , Levothroid, Levoxyl, Unithroid are the major brands...
    ... manufacturer, the generic would be just as good as the Synthroid , see? You can't be sure of that, so that's why a...
    ... that one was you. :) I am on Levoxyl. I was on Synthroid before I went to the endo in Feb, but he changed me ... three months at Costco for the price of one month Synthroid co-pay. I thought that was very nice of him. Anyway ... at the very first on generic and then switched to Synthroid when I found out about the importance of being consistent...
    ... and erinbeth. Wait, is levothyroxine the generic of synthroid because i'm not sure if i said it but that is what ... generic brand?? So wait, you think i should go to synthroid or stay on what i am on?? jennifer...
    ... hormone. The four brands I know about in the U.S. are: Synthroid (the one your doctor prescribed), Levoxyl (Amy takes ... believe Meep said he takes that). Every 75 mcg Synthroid tablet will be very consistent with another 75 mcg ... Synthroid tablet. Every 75 mcg Levoxyl tablet will be very ... levothyroxine. And Brands C-X. However, a 75 mcg Synthroid tablet will probably differ enough with a 75 mcg tablet ... you get leveled and then get switched. If a 75 mcg Synthroid tablet contains more levothyroxine hormone than the...
    ... me a prescription in the mail for a bigger dose of synthroid . I am currently on .75 and he had said if i wanted ... prescription for the .75 mcg (which i am on), but get it in synthroid and then retest in another 6 weeks and see if i need...
    ... upping your dose to 50 or because you changed to the synthroid instead of generic. I was going to up and change ... to synthroid , but then i won't know if i feel different from upping...
    ... jenn3;2849394]vickie I was going to up and change to synthroid , but then i won't know if i feel different from upping ... Century Gothic"][COLOR="Navy"]If, after switching to the Synthroid you then stay with the Synthroid, it won't matter ... whether feeling better is due to the Synthroid or an increased dose. The goal is to feel better...
    ... Century Gothic"][COLOR="Navy"]If, after switching to the Synthroid you then stay with the Synthroid, it won't matter ... whether feeling better is due to the Synthroid or an increased dose. The goal is to feel better...
    ... Century Gothic"][COLOR="Navy"]If, after switching to the Synthroid you then stay with the Synthroid, it won't matter ... whether feeling better is due to the Synthroid or an increased dose. The goal is to feel better...
    ... the T4 hormone, levothyroxine. Euthyrox, Eltroxin, Synthroid , Levothroid, Levoxyl, and Unithroid are just different...
    ... the T4 hormone, levothyroxine. Euthyrox, Eltroxin, Synthroid , Levothroid, Levoxyl, and Unithroid are just different...
    ... Century Gothic"][COLOR="Navy"]If, after switching to the Synthroid you then stay with the Synthroid, it won't matter ... whether feeling better is due to the Synthroid or an increased dose. The goal is to feel better ... wouldn't know if it was from upping or switching to the synthroid , right??? i really want to know my exact levels on...
    ... levothyroxine 25mcg's untill i ran out i just started the Synthroid 50 mcg today the little white pill and i will be staying...
    ... jennifer, my pharmacist kept trying to give me synthroid as a generic for levoxyl. it made me gain weight and...

  53. Armour and Depression
    ... they are not a whole lot worse than when I was on Synthroid . And do you think heart palpitations can cause heart...
    ... of synthyroid or levoxyl. I am on a combination of synthroid (T4) and cytomel (T3) and for me I can get a more ... combination than I have ever done before. I take 100 mcg synthroid and 10 mcg of cytomel. That makes it a ratio of 100...

  54. Endo Visit-Strange Labs-Thoughts?
    ... this theory a bit when I mentioned after stopping Synthroid in late Nov, within a month, my TSH has gone from...

  55. Soy and Thryroid Meds
    ... replacement meds. Does soy interfere with Levoxly, Synthroid , etc? Any help would be great. Thanks! Kathy:)...

  56. Hypothyroidism to Hashimotos?
    ... I was prescribed and am currently taking .088 of Synthroid . Since then my weight has stayed at 155 firmly. Only...

  57. Anyone in Houston, TX
    ... ..if only i felt 20 years old...lol... Im taking Synthroid .137mcg daily. I also take Lexapro 2omg and Wellburin...

  58. new here and CONFUSED
    ... of hypo, my mom and her 7 sisters all are hypo, on synthroid . can anyone help?...

  59. Help Please Reply - Switch From Graves To Hasimotos????
    ... have several friends who had it done and now take synthroid and are fine....

  60. Hyper and TG numbers telling a story?
    ... The low TSH and high FT4 are simple--lower my Synthroid from 212 to 200mcg, but the Thyroglobulin numbers...

  61. A few questions..
    ... have high blood pressure. I've been on 75 mcg of Synthroid since then and 100 Mg Toprol XL and recently added...

  62. Midwest...Anyone else...please help
    ... get anyone to help. Started thyroid meds (75 mcg Synthroid ) and BP meds (Toprol XL) last November when I was...
    ... anyway I can get it! Yep, I started on 75 mcg of Synthroid in November and have been at that dose since then ... maybe give me a slight dose of Armour to add to my Synthroid . I'm nervous about cardiac side effects since I've...
    ... Armour. I asked about slowing adding Armour to my Synthroid as I've heard there can be too much T3 in the Armour ... course is to do both. She said she would rather do the Synthroid and add Cytomel but we can discuss that more later ... thyroid meds. Go straight Armour or add Cytomel to my Synthroid ? Or does it depend on my labs?...
    ... Armour. I asked about slowing adding Armour to my Synthroid as I've heard there can be too much T3 in the Armour ... course is to do both. She said she would rather do the Synthroid and add Cytomel but we can discuss that more later ... adding the Armour in small amounts while dropping the Synthroid to see how it goes over time....
    ... suppostion, though.) I went there after being off Synthroid for a month. The Synth was given to me by the endo...

  63. New and have questions...
    ... than one type of medication. Some people do great on Synthroid (the most common offered--which some doctors use exclusivel...
    ... MUCH better a week or two after starting 75 mcg of Synthroid and have had periods since then of feeling better...

  64. what meds can you not take while on thyriod meds?
    ... I don't take any other meds within 8 hours of my Synthroid . It's probably overkill, but... Your best bet...
    ... I dont know of any medication you cannot take with synthroid /levothyroxine. I do know vitamins have to be 5-6 ... accordingly. I normally wake up mid night time and take my synthroid , then go back to bed so i dont have to wait on eating...

  65. Other couch potatoes out there?
    ... diagnosed with Hashimoto's thyroiditis I was put on Synthroid and have been feeling much better ever since. good...
    ... of Armour (I've been on it for a year) after trying Synthroid with little success. (Although my sister has had great...

  66. Who has taken RAI years ago? And how are you today?
    ... hypothyroidism. Am trying to get levels balanced on Synthroid . (TSH is suppressed after RAI and not a valuable marker...

  67. Midwest, here are my new numbers help.....
    ... Dostinex and 10 of Lexapro. I take 1/2 of .75 of Synthroid on weekends. For the last three weeks I have noticed...
    ... So do I have this right... You take 75 mcgs of Synthroid every day except the weekends, when you take only...

  68. Somewhat prominent thyroid??
    ... year. Doc just upped me about 4 weeks ago to .88mcgs synthroid . She also sent me for an ultra-sound just so she...

  69. Small Thyroid gland?
    ... glad to hear this. He said to continue the 88 mcg of synthroid . I can't believe I have done this to myself. ...

  70. Is This Possible With Generics?
    ... I never had a problem with with Synthroid or its generic brands. I was on 75mcg generic Synthroid...
    ... All I can tell you is I was upped to .88mcgs REAL synthroid after being on 50mcgs of the generic for 7 months ... she said it was just my body adjusting to the real synthroid and the new dosage level. Guess she was right....

  71. can't find the magic number
    ... you feel right. 2. I also wonder if you drop the synthroid dosage a little, and try adding a bit of cytomel,...

  72. Feedback needed please!
    ... medication, it helps me to have T4 added. Perhaps you need Synthroid or Levoxyl added in. I take a combo of Levoxyl...

  73. Hypo and no menstrual cycle
    ... Yup - now that my Synthroid is at or near the proper dosage, PMS and all has come...

  74. Armour vs Synthroid
    ... If the Synthroid does not seem to be working well for you, it sure ... as well as some T-2, T-1 and calcitonin. Whereas Synthroid , of course only has T-4. Still, many do well on...
    ... Levoxyl (too many mood swings and weight gain), I found Synthroid to be much more effective. However I am taking Amour ... weeks. I am wondering if there is more success with a Synthroid /Cytomel combination, since you can control the T-3more...
    ... relation to how your feel. I switched from just synthroid to armour a long time ago, and was not successful ... too much for me. I am currently on a combination of synthroid (T4) and cytomel (T3). For me, by taking each hormone ... of all, know that there are options to your T4 med, synthroid , that could be very beneficial to you. Best wishes...
    ... I took synthroid for YEARS..and every 6 months had to up the dose ...

  75. Menstrual Cycle Affected By Hypo?
    ... ago...felt like crap ever since. i take 125 mg of synthroid . my doc just put me on prozac and of course i start...