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  1. synthroid
    ... then 6 weeks later it was 6.28 so now im taking the synthroid 50 .my sister has this also but shes had thyriod trouble...
    ... this is week 8 on the 50mcg of synthroid and i feel greattttt i have soooo much energy i...

  2. Thyroid "expert" stumped by lab tests
    ... sound which was fine and upped my med to .88mcgs REAL synthroid . I was on .50mcgs generic. Although I felt good...

  3. Help with new labs
    ... confused as to what is going on - I have been on 100 mcg Synthroid for 14 weeks(TT). The 6 week lab, I had taken my Synthroid ... hrs prior, but the last 2 values I did not take my Synthroid for close to 27 hours(normally take it at 5:30 AM ... Tuesday, and I'm hoping that I will be able to drop the Synthroid dose and start a trial of cytomel. I'm preparing a...
    ... confused as to what is going on - I have been on 100 mcg Synthroid for 14 weeks(TT). The 6 week lab, I had taken my Synthroid ... hrs prior, but the last 2 values I did not take my Synthroid for close to 27 hours(normally take it at 5:30 AM ... Tuesday, and I'm hoping that I will be able to drop the Synthroid dose and start a trial of cytomel. I'm preparing a ... FT3 is what is low. I agree you need to lower the Synthroid a little and add in a little Cytomel to bring up the...

  4. When Armour builds up - do I back off?
    ... in Armour to last missing a few days. When I was on synthroid I'd bounce around from 75 to 125 all the time. They ... nonsense if I go by how I feel. I have stopped taking Synthroid a few weeks ago and am taking only Cytomel in small...

  5. Home from TT
    ... what little pain I have now. They started me on synthroid in the hospital and I go to see the surgeon on Tuesday...

  6. Need but can't tolerate thyroid meds
    ... aggravated my migraines. I asked my doctor if I could try Synthroid , as I hoped the slower release of T3 would be more ... almost climbing the walls. So, I quite taking the Synthroid . I just don't know what to do. I know that I feel ... disease, and for a while was put on a large dose of Synthroid to suppress my thyroid gland. I had no problems at...
    ... welcome, and for your response. I was prescribed Synthroid in the mid-1990's, when I was diagnosed with a multinodular ... decided to ask my doctor if I could get off of the Synthroid . He agreed, and so I stopped taking it -- after having ... I decided to ask my doctor if she would prescribe Synthroid , since I had tolerated it well when I took it for ... to be converted to T3. Before she prescribed the Synthroid , she put me on a trial of Armour thyroid, but even ... racing heart, etc. Finally, she prescribed 75mcg of Synthroid last spring. Knowing how slowly I have to increase ... hour. I do not understand how I could convert the Synthroid that quickly to T3, but I have no other explanation ... 2006, six weeks after my brief experience with the Synthroid . FreeT-4 was 1.2 (r..8-1.8) and Free T-3 was 314 ... two years, except for the brief trial of Armour and Synthroid last spring, I have returned to gaining weight, losing ... taking 4 mcg of Cytomel; or for the few days I was on Synthroid before turning hyper. That makes the effort to keep...
    ... request them. In regard to your "feeling hyper" on Synthroid , your description sounded more like you were just ... adjust or, possibly, something in the fillers for Synthroid was an issue for you. You could always ask to ... myself and I have heard others who felt reactive to Synthroid have an easier time with Levoxyl. And there is always...

  7. Which T4 only drug to choose?
    ... and never felt quite right, and when I started on synthroid brand, I felt much much better....but it could have ... switch. So, my experience has been positive with synthroid .....and my doc. sometimes gives me free samples too...

  8. Midwest1, can you help with this Please?
    ... At this time I have eliminated cytomel, increased synthroid from 119 to 125. I just wasn't getting the the benefits...
    ... do any of that. The first couple of years I took my synthroid when I remembered, had no clue of the consequences...

  9. Why Are Doctors So Reluctant To Give Cytomel
    ... I've been on some for of Synthroid for 15 years. Does going from .75 to 125 over the...
    ... Unfortunately, many doctors have the opinion that Synthroid is the only choice. Is your doctor just checking your ... more of what your actual blood levels of thyroid are. Synthroid is T4 only, while Cytomel is T3. If you are not converting...
    ... my heart. He was willing to give it to me if the Synthroid didn't work after he'd regulated me post TT. ... It sounds like you may need to go up on the Synthroid maybe. I had those same symptoms when I was undermedicated...

  10. Have you heard of this?
    ... Levothroxine and my mother took (she passed away) 150 MG synthroid but my sister is taking 300 MG of some sort of thyroid...
    ... Levothroxine and my mother took (she passed away) 150 MG synthroid but my sister is taking 300 MG of some sort of thyroid...
    ... functioning thyroid anymore. She takes a very high dose of Synthroid to replace what her natural thyroid no longer produces ... not convert the T4 to T3 naturally. She is fine on Synthroid alone, and has been for about 8 years now. She does...

  11. Has Anyone Taken Cytomel Alone For Extended Periods Of Time?
    ... Has anyone gave up on Synthroid and taken just take Cytomel all by itself. I am thinking ... of doing this. Synthroid has not done much to help me feel better in all the ... to lose weight and feeling tired and I've been on Synthroid for years....
    ... What were your most recent blood tests and dose of Synthroid ? If you post them, there are people here who can help ... at them. It may be that you are under treated with Synthroid alone, and maybe adding some Cytomel in addition would ... help, or even just a larger dose of Synthroid . I do not think many doctors consider T3 alone a long...

  12. TSH Range
    ... I had it. So far I am doing ok with the 125mcg of Synthroid I am on. I hope my husband does not have thyroid...

  13. TT Surgery Over - Report
    ... assistant surgeon wrote me a prescription for 125 generic synthroid . Since that I have been taking it and have no idea...
    ... ll get it consistent. I happen to feel best on synthroid . In terms of dosage, that's going to be something...

  14. pins and needles in hands and arms
    ... finished up my RIA this past Sunday and started on Synthroid on Monday. About 3 days before the radiation I started ... but no other problems. Is this a common thing with Synthroid or being without meds for a week or two? I see the...

  15. Midwest, Erinbeth, got my lab numbers
    ... response to Armour then dropped dosage to .88 synthroid , with no T3 next visit in May 2006 2.0 ... 88 mcg. 126 increased synthroid to 100 mcg. next visit in Nov. 2006 1.5 ...

  16. feeling like all of your messages put together
    ... 16.1 at one time, and the dr told me to increase my synthroid , which I wasn't even on. In addition to putting me ... were going to bleed-the prev dr pulled me off of the synthroid and told me i was ok. Now i still feel horrible 4...

  17. feeling like all of your messages put together
    ... 16.1 at one time, and the dr told me to increase my synthroid , in addition to putting me on so many different high ... were going to bleed-the prev dr pulled me off of the synthroid and told me i was ok. Now i still feel horrible 4...
    ... 16.1 at one time, and the dr told me to increase my synthroid ... [FONT="Comic Sans MS"][COLOR="Navy"] Hi, mijenny ... time. When was your TSH up to 16.1 and how much Synthroid was prescribed? What was the reason a doc took you...

  18. Ultrasound vs. scan?
    ... I've been taking synthroid for about 20 years. I'm currently on 88 mcg. I am ... weakness again. Will an increase in the dosage of synthroid be sufficient, or will the goiter have to be dealt...

  19. Can synthroid cause breast tenderness
    ... answer your question, I am not sure if precisely the Synthroid is causing your tenderness, but more likely the whole...

  20. Saw an Endo Today - Pls Read and Thoughts???
    ... help? I've had many of the same problems, and I'm on synthroid . Different doctors see different things, and treat...

  21. Help Me! I think my thyroid made me depressed!
    ... iodine treatment and about 5 months later I started on Synthroid . My dosage has been adjusted about 3 times in the...
    ... situation? Also, you need to post the dosage of your synthroid . If the card that you got just says it's ok, that...
    ... 8 - 1.8) TSH 3.62 (0.40 - 5.50) I am taking Synthroid 100MCG. Doctor says I'm fine and should continue...

  22. rollercoaster after RAI
    ... of. My TSH went up and down with the changing of my synthroid level,as high as 22. When my regular doctor got it ... endo who gave me the RAI. The endo increased my synthroid from 100mg to 125mg. That little increase has made...
    ... Doctors say my levels are fine and continue with same Synthroid dose. I have nothing to offer you and I do hope someone...
    ... WHat are your other symptoms and what dose of synthroid are you on. I am trying to gather a bunch of examples...

  23. Question
    ... Hi - I'm hypothyroid - on .88mcgs synthroid , was diagnosed last June. Almost collasped one day...

  24. Ft3 tells all?
    ... see her to discuss the labs and maybe augment the Synthroid ?...

  25. racing heart
    ... do you have to request that? I am actually on synthroid and have been for exactly a year. I got my thyroid...

  26. Has anyone switched from Armour to Synthroid? Insomnia...
    ... about Armour as I've never used it. I've been on synthroid for 6 years with no sleep problems whatsoever and...
    ... have been pretty successful with a combination of synthroid and cytomel. I am currently fine tuning my dosages ... some lingering symptoms. I did not sleep well on synthroid alone, but do sleep very well cytomel combination ... . Since synthroid is T4 only and Cytomel is T3 only, you can get a more ... a combination drug like Armour. If you do go the synthroid route, you for sure need to ask the doctor about adding ... a higher ratio of T4 to T3. I am currently on 100 synthroid (T4) and 10 cytomel (T3) and sleep just fine. Of ... have been taking 3 grains of Armour your dosage of synthroid /cytomel will be higher than mine; but with a little...

  27. Cytomel 2 x Day?
    ... me again birch...I take my first cytomel with my synthroid in the AM on empty stomach. I take the second one...
    ... hormone called T3. Some people need to take both T4 ( synthroid , levoxyl etc.) and T3 in the form of cytomel. There...
    ... hormone called T3. Some people need to take both T4 ( synthroid , levoxyl etc.) and T3 in the form of cytomel. There...

  28. when will i feel better again.
    ... right thyroid removed in Nov and was put on .50mgs of synthroid . Just recently I started to feel really bad with fainting...

  29. To "T3" or not to "T3"
    ... naturally than I did. I too am on a combination of synthroid and cytomel for thyroid, a hormone patch for meno...
    ... hormone cream to go through menopause while on just synthroid . The transition was fairly smooth...
    ... FT3 maybe the next step. Has she also increased her synthroid now (maybe you already mentioned this), as this was ... adding cytomel. If it were me I would need to raise my synthroid and then see how well the conversion was doing....
    ... That's what happened. Micro adjust Synthroid up since the upper range TSH values because they had...

  30. Lobectomy three years ago, now the other is growing...
    ... Had a 4cm goiter removed and am on .75 Synthroid . Took awhile, but felt good the last year or so....

  31. Question for the ladies
    ... situation: I had an TT in January 06. I've been taking Synthroid , between 150 mcg and 175 mcg a day since then. Increasing...

  32. Could thyroid meds make you itch?
    ... that the meds we take have dyes in them...especially synthroid . My brand new Endo said that sometimes we are allergic ... to them.....he said that Synthroid has a white one that is dye free so if you can ladder...

  33. Feeling of swollen neck in area of thyroid, hypo or hyper?
    ... symptoms of hypo. Wanted me to start on very low dose of Synthroid . Been on it for 1 month and for the last 2 wks, feel...

  34. Armour Users How Do You Take Your Dose?
    ... not tell me to do it this way, when I switched from synthroid to armour I was doing alot of research on here, and ... It hasn't been bad for me, not anything like the synthroid , but I still don't feel completly normal yet, although...
    ... been on Armour for some time and like it better than Synthroid . I am still not optimally regulated. I recently...
    ... I take my armour with food also. When I was on synthroid I was told to take on an empty stomach. When I was...
    ... that, I am quite happy with the amour as opposed to synthroid and levoxyl. Does amour effect blood pressure, I...
    ... that, I am quite happy with the amour as opposed to synthroid and levoxyl. Does amour effect blood pressure, I...
    ... look now that they have decreased your meds. Maybe a synthroid /cytomel combo would be easier to control than the ... option. I did not have the anxiety when I was on the synthroid , but I know I am benefiting from the T3 in the amour...
    ... again. I'm just hoping i don't have to go back to synthroid after the battle i had to get the armour. I think...
    ... new medication, He said no. He would only prescribe synthroid because it's the drug of choice!?! Who's choice? Not...

  35. Thoughts on these lab values
    ... already on Armour, I would expect him to add a T4 med ( Synthroid , Levoxyl, Levothroid, Unithroid) to bring up the T4...

  36. Newly diagnosed
    ... VERY, VERY sick. I did feel better after starting Synthroid but a slight mess up in my dosing sent me to feeling...

  37. Help reading test results
    ... generic and it seems to do a bit better by me than the synthroid ....

  38. Question about TSH
    ... just totally in a brain fog and depressed. Im taking SYnthroid .137mcg. Just want someone to talk to......
    ... just totally in a brain fog and depressed. Im taking SYnthroid .137mcg. Just want someone to talk to... [FONT ... hypo symptoms, he would be willing to increase my Synthroid again. If not, at that point I would be asking for...
    ... want to have another FNA. Its nerve wracking. Im on Synthroid .137mcg now. Anyways, yall done know how much I appreciate...

  39. I miss me
    ... myself earlier this month. I've been on 75 mcgs of Synthroid since November (except when I accidently only took...
    ... some other T3 drug or are you still sticking with the Synthroid ? Your update here is encouraging to me! I am glad ... Levoxyl 75 mcg and have been for three weeks--was on Synthroid before that since November (in 25 mcg, then 50 mcg...
    ... not sure I'm over the downs yet. I've only been on Synthroid 75 mcg (since November) no increases, no chagnes, ... adding a bit of Armour and start lowering my dose of Synthroid , but they don't really want to do this. I've had...
    ... not sure I'm over the downs yet. I've only been on Synthroid 75 mcg (since November) no increases, no chagnes, ... adding a bit of Armour and start lowering my dose of Synthroid , but they don't really want to do this. I've had ... Levoxyl is much cheaper and I think he doesn't like the synthroid monopoly:D . I was all for cheaper so I switched ...

  40. Fast Heartbeat - opinions, please!
    ... a month to adjust to increases and decreases in my Synthroid . (I take 150mcg 5 days a week and 175mcg Mondays and...

  41. Thyroid and ANA?
    ... job for 10+ years. I'd been on a too-low dose of Synthroid until my total thyroidectomy (TT) last year. It turned...

  42. Could I have a thyroid disorder?
    ... low range of normal and gave me a prescription of synthroid to try but said I didn't HAVE to take it, because...
    ... understands. My feeling is that you should try the Synthroid , but if I could see your labs I could tell you with...

  43. L Tyrosine question
    ... is safe to use l tyrosine when hypothyroid? I'm on synthroid 100. my tsh is usually 3 point something. i tried ... 112 synthroid but i think it made me hyper, so i went back down...
    ... end and TSH 2.42 so I asked for another increase in Synthroid to see if that made a difference. He upped it from ... patients to try it. I'd like to try and get stable on Synthroid first--don't ask me why--I feel like I've been on...
    ... Think I mentioned I convinced him to increase Synthroid anyway (am on 125 mg now) and go for my blood work...
    ... started taking Cytomel, did your Dr. lower your dose of Synthroid (or whatever T4 meds you were on)? I read somewhere...
    ... desiccated thyroid for 4 years before all this started (and synthroid before that). My Dr. never checked my free T3 and...

  44. Lab results and need Input!!! PLEASE!
    ... for all my hormones.....anyone with experience OR Synthroid or Levoxyl with Cytomel as she does not want to up...

  45. I'm getting impatient...when will I feel better?
    ... ago who got terrible leg muscle and knee pains on Synthroid , which went away when she went on another brand....
    ... all the time and have tried two different kinds of synthroid and the like, but still have all the symptoms. I am...
    ... taking 88mcg. of Levothyroxine. I did take actual Synthroid brand for about a month (samples from my Dr.) but...
    ... taking 88mcg. of Levothyroxine. I did take actual Synthroid brand for about a month (samples from my Dr.) but ... mg of levothyroxine which is the genaric brand of synthroid and this is week 4 for me and im just now starting...

  46. Synthroid Crash?
    ... I take my synthroid around 5:30ish a.m. and pretty well keep going good ... somewhat drained due to that but nothing I'd attribute to synthroid dosage or what time I took it. Everyone is different...
    ... one of them and I was eating it. You can go to the synthroid site and it gives a list of foods you should not eat...
    ... s energy supply is not found in that day's dose of Synthroid . Synthroid is slow-acting. It has to build up in...

  47. Midwest, Red Maple, ErinBeth, Pursie--help
    ... start of my 4th week of taking a very low dose of Synthroid . Some of you might remember, I'm the one whose alternativ ... off meds. My concern now is I'm in my 4th wk of Synthroid and I feel like I have more anxiety and depression...
    ... when I started on Levoxyl (different manufacture than Synthroid ) it took twice as long to adjust. There are some ... people who don't react well to Synthroid and are prescribed Levoxly. Talk to your doctor....
    ... xxxxxx Pursie, Thanks for replying. Yes I was on Synthroid before 20 yrs ago and don't remember having this ... depression didn't start until after I was off the Synthroid yrs ago. I'm on a very small dose. Was started on...
    ... when I started on Levoxyl (different manufacture than Synthroid ) it took twice as long to adjust. There are some ... people who don't react well to Synthroid and are prescribed Levoxly. Talk to your doctor. ... medication??. I did try Levothyroxine (generic for Synthroid ) and felt same way. The dose is not too high, it...
    ... benefit you. Some people just can't take the brand " Synthroid " and need to switch to another brand. Midwest is ... certain that your anxiety/depression are from the synthroid ? You mentioned that you had some depression prior ... to taking the synthroid . I am assuming you feel the synthroid is causing the ... anxiety is a very common symptom of meno. I take my synthroid for my thryoid, and also treat the anxiety/depression ... I would certainly call my doctor, but stay on the synthroid medication unless your doctor tells you differently...
    ... benefit you. Some people just can't take the brand " Synthroid " and need to switch to another brand. Midwest is ... certain that your anxiety/depression are from the synthroid ? You mentioned that you had some depression prior ... to taking the synthroid . I am assuming you feel the synthroid is causing the ... anxiety is a very common symptom of meno. I take my synthroid for my thryoid, and also treat the anxiety/depression ... I would certainly call my doctor, but stay on the synthroid medication unless your doctor tells you differently ... after having my daughter, that was 36 yrs ago. Was on Synthroid or Uthroid, something like that for 13 yrs. Then ... wnl. So he felt it was worth a try to start the Synthroid and see what happens with my symptoms. Sorry ... ask. No I don't think my anx/dep are CAUSED by the Synthroid . I had all that before and the alt is hoping that ... However, I feel my anx/dep is worse since I am on the Synthroid that's what I was trying to say but maybe didn't...

  48. I accidently took 2 synthroid
    ... because I couldn't remember sometimes if I took my synthroid or not BUY A, S M T W T F S container. lol I...
    ... I never have a problem with my synthroid schedule because it's always the first thing I do...
    ... I am on 212.5mcg of Synthroid but I don't break the 25mcg pills, I just take one ... I tend to wake early--5ish--and like to get the Synthroid out of the way early. I then go back to sleep until...

  49. Synthroid side affects?sweating
    ... my entire body. Mine started when I switched from synthroid to Armour then it went away until I had a new bottle...
    ... probably getting a kick start from the 175 mcg of synthroid , but I would think my whole body would be sweating...

  50. lab results, thoughts
    ... 40/3 kids/basically healthy. I've been on 88mcg. Synthroid for several months now with no dramatic changes. ...

  51. Was Hyper, then Hypo, now cured?
    ... back around to a hypo state - she was on high dose of synthroid for a year and half and then her thyroid straighten...

  52. anybody had to come off meds then go back on???
    ... anybody had to come off the thyroxine or synthroid and had to go back on it again , anyway i...
    ... I'm hypo - diagnosed 07/2006 - was on generic synthroid .50mcgs until 3 wks ago. Doc upped my dose to .88 ... mcgs and I'm on the REAL synthroid now. Had some minor muscle aches going on when first ... switched to real synthroid and the dosage upped that much but seem to be adjusting...
    ... anyway what do you mean you are on the really synthroid i thought it was our version of thyroxine ... and i didnt know there was one real synthroid an d one sythetic ???? do you mean you are...
    ... Hi Pursie, I was at 100mcg of Synthroid with TSH at 7.86 in Nov 06. By Dec 06 I was ordered ... me on 75mcg of Thyroxine. When I went off the Synthroid it was a downhill slide pretty much right away. I...

  53. Lisa Bob
    ... doing pretty darn well all in all. I'm up to 15mcg on Synthroid . I'm 4 months post op now. I can think, drive, plan...

  54. weight
    ... reason I am asking is when I first started on 25 mcg synthroid (which was much too low) I felt better for a few weeks...
    ... anything at all that will help? I'm already taking 88 mcg Synthroid and my TSH is in the "good" range....

  55. New to this board?thyroid probs
    ... known as levothyroxine sodium. I think its the same as synthroid . Do i have to expect any side effects? I am abit...

  56. Synthroid Side Effects
    ... my problem with synthroid was terrible muscle aches. Like when you have the...
    ... started off too high. i did not do well on 75 mcg synthroid . that was my starting dose and i had muscle problems...
    ... skin is crwling. Anyone else have this problem on synthroid I had the same exact thing when I tried synthroid ... Stopped taking it and it all went away.. I truly beleive synthroid is an evil drug, but some people swear by it... Ask...

  57. Armour or Synthorid & Cytomel
    ... after becoming extremely ill. Have been on 75 mcgs of Synthroid ever since, feeling gradually better until I screwed ... best way to try it. Is it best to stick with the Synthroid and start adding Cytomel and eventually trying to ... completely and see if eventually I need to add some Synthroid if the T3 is too much??? I’m so afraid of what ... see if my body still needs more time to adjust to Synthroid or make changes now while my body is still trying ... palps since thyroid issues began. Anybody switch from Synthroid to Armour with these issues and have them get better...
    ... getting leg cramps with Nature Throid. I've never tried Synthroid but know others that did and didn't do well on it...

  58. What does TSH numbers mean?
    ... were 9.1 ALT was 186 and my TSH was 55. I was put on synthroid and I don't go back to actually get ALL of the numbers...

  59. Hypo but Anxious
    ... with perfect balance like before. I have upped by Synthroid dose and my TSH is back to the 5 and 6 range, but...
    ... prob yrs ago) but he felt I should try a low dose of Synthroid . Been on it 3 wks now, still have the anxiety. ...

  60. Is it important to test T3 &T4??
    ... has been seeing an endo for 3 decreasing doses of synthroid because the TSH was between 2-5 for 6 years and 4 ... they said the fT4 and TSH were the determinants for synthroid dose. They made me feel like I didn't know a thing...
    ... they said the fT4 and TSH were the determinants for synthroid dose. They made me feel like I didn't know a thing...
    ... range was 1.2 for the fT4, so they dropped the 88mcg synthroid for one day a week(Sun).. When they tested on Mon ... problems. She takes an occasional Motrin and takes the Synthroid 3-4 hours before breakfast on an empty stomach. No...

  61. T-100
    ... the Thyroid tissues for people on Thyroid meds. like Synthroid . A friend of mine had amazing results with his daughter...

  62. Birchtree, Erinbeth, Midwest...
    ... tolerate an increase anyway in either the cytomel or synthroid . He says to just hold where I am at and check back ... adjusts on its own at the dosage I'm currently at. (100 synthroid , 10 cytomel) Opinions, girls??? Midwest, have you ... alternating days with cytomel as they sometimes do with synthroid dosges? I though I might try on my own to do 5 cytomel...
    ... course). Other things to consider - an increase in synthroid and cytomel due to low frees (I know, dear, your nervous...
    ... myself to an endo, who diagnosed me, but who only Rx's Synthroid . It wasn't a case of needing T3; I couldn't take ... Synthroid because the smallest dose overmedicated me, raising ... other words, I wanted to try it because it wasn't Synthroid , not because it had T3. Well, hang in there, kid...
    ... the ENT who did my thyroid surgery. I was on 112 of synthroid from the ENT. He was the first one to diagnose the ... Armour did not work for me, my endo switched me back to Synthroid , but dropped the dosage all the way down to .88. ... symptoms, but the throat was good. Endo increased my synthroid to 100 and I stayed there for about 3 months and labswith ... TSH at 1.5. Again throat was pretty good: at synthroid of 100 I not as fatigued as the dosage of .88, but ... -Fast forward to this past November, still at 100 synthroid , labs showed TSH still at 1.5, (same ranges) but FT3 ... were so low thus added cytomel at 5 mcg. and left the synthroid dosage at 100. We discussed going back to the 112 ... synthroid dosage since my frees were not too bad there, but...
    ... guess I'm wondering how things would look with 112mcg Synthroid and 5mcg Cytomel. Or try to increase the Synthroid ... raising the frees but trying to keep as close a ratio Synthroid to Cytomel as you had when Synthroid was at 100mcg ... general idea ... the balance was pretty good at 100mcg Synthroid and 5mcg Cytomel. So raise Synthroid to 112mcg (112 ... check symptoms. If frees are still too low, raise Synthroid to 125mcg (125 per of 100) and, if you can, raise...
    ... -Fast forward to this past November, still at 100 synthroid , labs showed TSH still at 1.5, (same ranges) but FT3 ... were so low thus added cytomel at 5 mcg. and left the synthroid dosage at 100.... [after minor dose changes]... I...
    ... are you saying that I was not undermedicated at .88 synthroid dosage, that I do not need the cytomel, and the FT ... following correctly what you are saying. Also when the synthroid was increased to 100, but no cytomel yet, my FT3 was ... better than it is now. I added cytomel to the 100 synthroid but my last labs still have low FT's (will post actual ... symptoms how would you want to be dosed if you were using synthroid and cytomel, what would you prescribe for meds.? ...
    ... are you saying that I was not undermedicated at .88 synthroid dosage, that I do not need the cytomel, and the FT ... FT3 enough to restore your energy. Also when the synthroid was increased to 100, but no cytomel yet, my FT3 was ... symptoms how would you want to be dosed if you were using synthroid and cytomel, what would you prescribe for meds.?I...
    ... have some of the 112 dosage of my perscription of synthroid left, and may try that in place of the 100 dosage ... with one cytomel; and the next day go back to the 100 synthroid dosage with 10 mcg. cytomel. If I alternate like that ... from the doctor. I wouldn't take more than the 112 synthroid , or more than 10 mcg of cytomel without doctor's knowledge...

  63. Endo appt. went well!
    ... increased my dose from 25 mcg to 75mcg, switched me from Synthroid to Levoxyl, and said that no wonder I was tired all...

  64. Sore neck, glands, from thyroid meds?? Midwest or anyone else
    ... hashi's yrs ago after having my daughter. I was on Synthroid for 13 yrs and then started to go hyper and was taken ... off Synthroid . Seemed fine until recently had some symptoms of hypo ... with the alternative. I just finished my 3rd wk of Synthroid and this week feel like my neck glands hurt, neck ... swollen, throat feels irritated. Could this be from the Synthroid giving the thyroid a push??? Anyone else experience ... this when starting Synthroid ?? :) Jodianne...
    ... thyroid area. I just thought since I just started the Synthroid , maybe it aggravates the thyroid gland for a while...

  65. What Is Normal Range For Your Thyroid?
    ... citrate. If you have trouble with higher doses of Synthroid then you may need to try another brand. Many have ... trouble with Synthroid and find other brands to be more tolerable....

  66. Problems with Grown Daughter
    ... diagnosed with an underactive thyroid and was prescribed Synthroid about a year ago. She took it for a while, and then...

  67. Lump in Throat
    ... November he added a small amount of cytomel to my synthroid , and that also has helped me to feel better overall...

  68. Mocha232....question On Hurthle Cells!!
    ... in two weeks for follow up on blood work. (am on synthroid now). Should I ask him about the hurthle cells to...
    ... in two weeks for follow up on blood work. (am on synthroid now). Should I ask him about the hurthle cells to...

  69. weight issues and Graves disease and HYPERthyroidism
    ... you had Graves that if you go hypo they put you on synthroid or the other, I figured you're in remission and you...
    ... you had Graves that if you go hypo they put you on synthroid or the other, I figured you're in remission and you...

  70. What do you do?
    ... Ive been on Synthroid for almost two weeks now and am experiencing having...
    ... isthmus in November and was just put on 125mcg of synthroid 2 weeks ago. My TSH level two weeks ago was 53.3...

  71. Question on Armour
    ... I was on .75 mg synthroid for a year and all was good. Then started having horrible ... finally and she said some people have this problem on Synthroid . I was switched to Armour a year ago. They test every ... grains. Do the reading fluctuate more on armour than synthroid . By the way the muscle aches went away 2 weeks after ... going off synthroid and have not returned....
    ... doctors wouldn't have made that connection between Synthroid and leg pain, and would've searched in vain for a...
    ... what that does. I feel better but not where I was on synthroid . I am better now that she is alternating but think...

  72. MIDWEST????? anyone with Armour??
    ... .....I was reaching to you for any advice!! My synthroid is going in the trash.....I WILL NOT take it again...
    ... Unfortunately, brainwashed MDs who are educated at Synthroid -funded medical schools continue to perpetuate that ... days. In other words, I don't think that one dose of Synthroid or a tiny fraction of a grain of Armour would cause ... all of your anxiety can't be just from one dose of Synthroid or Armour ... Shouldn't it? It's just a laywoman...
    ... Unfortunately, brainwashed MDs who are educated at Synthroid -funded medical schools continue to perpetuate that ... days. In other words, I don't think that one dose of Synthroid or a tiny fraction of a grain of Armour would cause ... all of your anxiety can't be just from one dose of Synthroid or Armour ... Shouldn't it? It's just a laywoman ... a coincidence with something else??? I did try the synthroid as you know and with hours I have the above side effects...

  73. how long does it take for meds to leave your system?
    ... talking about t hormes for hypo - generic levothyroxine, synthroid , levoxyl, etc. does anyone know? thanks...
    ... talking about t hormes for hypo - generic levothyroxine, synthroid , levoxyl, etc. does anyone know? thanks I read...
    ... talking about t hormes for hypo - generic levothyroxine, synthroid , levoxyl, etc. does anyone know? thanks I was...

  74. high, low, stress, or medication?
    ... my earlier days when my first endo put me on 75 mcg synthroid after i was first diagnosed. (3 days of that and i ... a while after that though we instantly stopped the synthroid and dropped down to 12.5 mcg levothyroxine) so i...

  75. hyperthyroidism and birth control pills
    ... YES...... I am kept TSH suppressed with synthroid , and probably a tiny bit on the hyper side, but I...