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  1. Please help read my labs..I'm still feeling quite ill...
    ... living in Scotland till April, and I have been out of synthroid for 3 weeks. (A mess up in the mail) I went to doctor ... it is, according to the lab tests, is because the synthroid has not left my system. Does that sound right? I was ... .all normal range including my white count. My synthroid finally arrived in the mail this morning. Should...
    ... understand it, it can cause headaches. Will the Synthroid be the same dose as what you used to take? I recommend...
    ... my lab results makes so much sense. Yes, the synthroid is the same dose as before, and I took one today, ... of the levoT. The side effects one gets from the synthroid are much less than the levoT. Although I am still...
    ... imagine how good it feels to feel right again. The synthroid saved my life. Thank you for all your help. I will ... never let my prescription of synthroid run out again. What a nightmare. I am so much more...

  2. New Test Results
    ... I'm on 75 mcg of Synthroid . Here are my latest results: TSH .602 ... how often should my ranges be checked while I'm on synthroid ?...
    ... was deficient for thyroid. He let me stay on the synthroid though, and had me do an MRI (which came out normal...

  3. At Witts End!!
    ... them and now I think.....I KNOW it must be from the synthroid . Am I the ONLY ONE who has a reaction to this and...
    ... sorry to hear that you are feeling so bad. For me, synthroid works very well. I remember reading that you were ... I am assuming that's the reason for the switch to synthroid . IMO you are on a very light dose of synthroid compared ... to build up gradually. I started a combination of synthroid /cytomel early last November and so far it's working...
    ... I was on synthroid for 13 years........ can not begin to tell you the ... things i dealt with that all came back with the synthroid AGAIN.....worst are the headeaches, blurred vison...

  4. How To Compare Dosage??
    ... issues that have come up and my dr switched me to synthroid and cytomel..........I know there are some wonderful ... mg tabs of Armour then what should I be taking in Synthroid and Cytomel to equal that?? THANK YOU!!...

  5. Look at these abnormal labs
    ... with diabetes and hypo thyroid. She is on insulin and synthroid ....... She has been feeling really sick lately and ... .. I told her to call him ASAP........ She is on synthroid ............. TSH 23.11 .42 - 5.47 T4 ...

  6. Will weight loss affect synthoid dosing
    ... weight (11 pounds so far) will it affect how much synthroid you will need. Is dosing affected at all by weight...
    ... somewhat in regulating your meds. I was just put on Synthroid a week ago and the doctor asked what I weigh, which...

  7. without meds before radiation
    ... to go off your meds for only a week. If you're on Synthroid you probably won't notice much difference because...

  8. From Armour to Synthroid and Cytomel.....
    ... think this is the right med for me and want me to try Synthroid W/cytomel...........do you take the cytomel 1 or 2...
    ... she was willing to try it. How would it differ from Synthroid and Cytomel?? Other than being in one pill?...

  9. Armour refill and feeling SICK???
    ... the ARmour can vary....she wants me to go back on Synthroid with Cytomel and try that. I aksed about adrenals...

  10. help with new labs?
    ... was drawn 3hrs after I had taken my 100 mcg dose of Synthroid - the 12 week dose was drawn 27 hrs after my last ... dose of Synthroid . I have been feeling progressively more tired - I...

  11. question about meds
    ... and I was upped to 125mcg Levothroid (same med as Synthroid , just a different brand.) The periods between labs...

  12. can't get my meds right, please help
    ... since I was 12. It was managed on the same dose of synthroid for 14 years. In the last 4 years I have needed and ... increasing dose of synthroid each year. For the last year I have been on 200 mcg...

  13. How many have low TSH, hypo symptoms, and Free T levels not in upper 1/3 of range?
    ... that I worked with to get on Armour and get well. Synthroid may not be the answer for some of you and finding...
    ... levels will be. This next lab will have me on 100mcg of Synthroid for 3 months. Here's hoping for stability. This thyroid...

  14. Feeling extremely worse after taking levoT medication...
    ... able to get my thyroid medication refilled which was synthroid . I am presently living in the UK till April. I'm...
    ... range! How can that be? I have been on 0.025 mg. of synthroid for 5 years! Now I have been off of it for a couple...
    ... [QUOTE=jlsp;2786264] I have been on 0.025 mg. of synthroid for 5 years! Now I have been off of it for a couple...
    ... living in Scotland till April, and I have been out of synthroid for 3 weeks. (A mess up in the mail) I went to doctor ... reason it is according to the lab tests, is because the synthroid has not left my system. Does that sound right? I ... normal range including my white count. I'm having synthroid sent over again and should be here in a week. ...
    ... reason it is according to the lab tests, is because the synthroid has not left my system. Does that sound right? ... probably wouldn't be dangerous to hold off on the Synthroid until you have a doctor treating the entire picture...
    ... imagine how good it feels to feel right again. The synthroid saved my life. Thank you for all your help. I will ... never let my prescription of synthroid run out again. What a nightmare. I am so much more...

  15. Bad Day - Cytomel, I think
    ... not the answer for you. Why not try taking the Synthroid early and the Cytomel mid-afternoon? I really don ... inquired I was told I could take it with meals (unlike Synthroid )....
    ... day printed on each of 7 little sections. I put my synthroid pill and the two cytomel pills in each section at...
    ... full effect in 2-3 days. I started (in addition to Synthroid 100mcg) on 5mcg Cytomel around Jan. 1 - increased...
    ... with the individual). 3-6 weeks would be the norm for Synthroid and other T4 drugs. I took Cytomel to help me recover ... but the affects can be felt much quicker than with Synthroid alone....
    ... full effect in 2-3 days. I started (in addition to Synthroid 100mcg) on 5mcg Cytomel around Jan. 1 - increased...

  16. Low Libido
    ... after 2 years I said no way! So since I was put on synthroid , my sex drive is getting better, but it is a slow...
    ... after 2 years I said no way! So since I was put on synthroid , my sex drive is getting better, but it is a slow ... Tanya, were you *really* hypo when you started synthroid , or "subclinical" like me? I am having a hard time...
    ... the GP for the common colds and such. I am on 25 mcg Synthroid from my GP at the moment, but it looks doubtful he...

  17. Info please
    ... She said my level was low (.011). I have been on Synthroid for years and years due to "low normal" levels. I...
    ... low TSH is consistent with hyPER and a reduction in Synthroid would be appropriate. Your rapid weight loss is...

  18. Cytomel - How much longer?
    ... Hi! I was on Synthroid for a couple of months and although my hormone levels...
    ... make a difference, 3-6 weeks would be reasonable for Synthroid or one of the other T4 drugs. Did you add Cytomel ... to your Synthroid dose or did it replace it? I'm thinking you aren't ... haven't gone from hypo to hyper? I was on 212mcg of Synthroid prior to my last uptake scan. To prepare for the scan ... my doctor told me to stop the Synthroid and take three 25mcg Cytomel tablets per day instead...
    ... Thanks for responding. I have been on 100 mcg of Synthroid for quite a while and have continued taking it along ... symptoms. My pulse is about 64. My history is 37.5 mcg Synthroid , then 50 mcg, then 75 mcg, then 100 mcg, then 100 ... mcg Synthroid and 5 mcg Cytomel, then 100 mcg Synthroid and 10 mcg Cytomel, NOW 100 mcg Synthroid and 25 mcg...

  19. Haven't been here in a while...frustrated!
    ... partly caused by the hypoT. He increased my dose of Synthroid and said that if I could stand to not take something...
    ... creatures killed? ;) As MidWest like to point out, Synthroid and other T4 drugs provide our bodies with something...

  20. Rare Hurthe Cells Present
    ... They officially diagnosed Hashimoto's. (I'd been on Synthroid for about 10 years and the docs were split about 50...

  21. anyone w/ a thyroid prob. ever used follistim for fertility?
    ... Hi, I am on 50mcg of synthroid for hashimoto's. I will be starting follistim in about ... would ask you guys. I have it in my files that I am on synthroid , but I'm being paranoid that she didn't see it. Thanks...

  22. question about generic synthroid
    ... I agree with the other posts and remember synthroid working quickly for me as well. Miranda...

  23. What is up with my Hashi's?????
    ... thyroiditis. After reaching a TSH of 6.4, I was put on synthroid . My labs dropped pretty fast in 6 weeks, all the way ... rapid heart rate and insomnia, so I suspected too much synthroid . Blood test came back showing a TSH of .34. PCP ... is still making its own hormone and that by adding synthroid , I am just getting too much? But if I don't take any ... synthroid , I feel like crap! What is going on here???? Do I ... just perhapstake the synthroid every other day? I am at a loss here! Tanya...

  24. Swollen Glands common with Goiters?????
    ... MRI and everything looked okay. Fortunately with synthroid treatment (don't know if it's coincidence or not)...

  25. sensitive gums
    ... painfull but you'll feel better after. I've been on synthroid for 15 years and I attribute my gum problems with...

  26. sensitive gums
    ... I was on the generic levothyroxine, I switched to synthroid and the bleeding gums stopped. I also had nose bleeds...

  27. hypo what symptoms are they different for everyone???pursiexxxxxxxxx
    ... I feel great all things considered. Doc upped my synthroid from .50mcgs to .88mcgs. I'm experiencing some minor...

  28. Looking for a few good links
    ... web that will explain the benefits of Armour over Synthroid ? I've tried explaning as I understand it, but could...

  29. surgery cancelled due to cold -scared!
    ... what you are diagnosed with. Are you on Levoxly or Synthroid while you are waiting? Sometimes doctors use this...

  30. Typical doctors!! Blowing off some steam
    ... soooooo frustrating! After my PCP lowered my dose of synthroid , told me to come back in a year (what??!), I did a...

  31. So many questions...
    ... living in the UK right now and have run out of my Synthroid which has never happened to me before. I have been ... me, and all the necessary info but they don't have synthroid here in the UK. They call it something else, so I...
    ... When I wasn't able to take my Synthroid I found that very spicy foods helped with fatigue...
    ... delegate work if you can. ...they don't have synthroid here in the UK. They call it something else, so I ... levothyroxine is the drug used for hypothyroidism. Synthroid is a brand of levoT. The two products aren't always ... patient; but since you have to pay so much extra for Synthroid , and because the delay in getting it has proven to ... the levoT to see if it might work as well for you as Synthroid . You asked in another thread how long it will...
    ... think these symptoms were thyroid related because my synthroid dosage was 0.025 and she said it is unusual one would...

  32. RAI scheduled
    ... If you are on T4 meds ( Synthroid , thyroxine, etc.) you will probably feel pretty good...

  33. daughter TSH 827-mother Hashimotos but not hypothyriod
    ... horrible(actually went hyper because of the high dose of synthroid ) she is feeling better and levels are improving. ...

  34. Diagnosed Today - Hypo
    ... with Hashi/Hypo and had to pick up a prescription for synthroid . I went to meet with him today to go over labs and...

  35. mimicing bipolar?
    ... counteract the effects. I was certain that I needed more Synthroid + Cytomel. My new endocrinologist asked me to just ... I seem to be doing so much better on my increased Synthroid that I don't even feel like I need the Cytomel at...

  36. Hypothyroid - Please Read!
    ... and my body was swelling up with fluid. I went on synthroid and lost 80lbs within 3 months, as i doubled my diet...

  37. Joining the masses...another disinterested Dr.
    ... Sept 12/06: RAI for TMNG Oct 12/06: Hypo--.05mg synthroid Nov 29/06: Hypo--.1mg synthroid Jan 16.07: TSH 2 ... my TT3 a little low" Had to convince him to up my synthroid a bit because I still feel hypo plus asked for Free...
    ... ][COLOR="Navy"]Are you saying he did increase the Synthroid (up from .1mg) after the January 16th labs? If so...
    ... that he agreed to 1) order Free T3 and 2) upped my Synthroid ...it's just the "I'm not really interested" attitude...

  38. Close Call - but good news!
    ... yours is my acid reflux was horrible. I dropped my synthroid to 100, the TSH came up and the acid reflux got much...

  39. celiac and hashi
    ... symptoms and that it is causing the malabsorbtion of my synthroid . My labs run all over the place sometimes way out...

  40. HELP! Not feeling well panic attacks
    ... tumor I had to remove my right thyroid. I was put on synthroid and felt fine at first but lately I have been having...
    ... Endo about the palpitations to see if maybe its the synthroid . I knows anyone that experiences panic attack or severe...
    ... enough T4 and your doctor will be able to lower your Synthroid dose. I hope you find out fast - doesn't sound like...

  41. coughing in the middle of the night
    ... and my sinus problems went a way too. Just now on synthroid and all is well....

  42. Thyroid nodule, just found out
    ... we're just watching it. My endo suggested I try synthroid to try to shrink it, but since I feel ok, I opted...

  43. Fusionqueen, Jenny C, ErinBeth, I replied on "Feeling yucky on Synthroid"
    ... questions just in case you missed it. Feeling yucky on Synthroid 1/28/07. Wondering if you can shed anymore light...
    ... see if it is nl to feel this way just starting the Synthroid . Thanks for replying. Jodianne...
    ... caffeine?? I do know, that is takes several weeks for synthroid to build up in your system, and if you are taking...

  44. Thyroid Help Needed. Please Help!
    ... expect, what to look out for. They did put me on synthroid and calcium pills when they discharged me from the...

  45. Feeling Bad
    ... I have been on 25mcg of Synthroid for one month now. By the afternoon I feel terrible...
    ... were your labs like when the doctor prescribed the Synthroid ? THose sound like hypothyroid symptoms. I am on the...

  46. Has anyone ever ordered their own tests?
    ... Free T3 and TRH--in hand when I go. My low dose of Synthroid is making me more hypo with my free T4 but my TSH...
    ... wasn't working right and not sensing that the 25 mcg Synthroid I am taking isn't raising the free T4 at all. It's...
    ... as you! I have a dr. that is willing to prescribe Synthroid , but I am finding out both from lab tests, my reading...

  47. When to take meds
    ... I at least have that close to the time I take the Synthroid (or even with it to wash it down??)? Kim...

  48. Feeling Yucky When Starting Synthroid????
    ... sorry no one replied....is this your first time on synthroid ? What is the full strenght of the pill? Maybe they...
    ... I started last Friday (1 wk ago) w/ 1/2 tab of Synthroid .065 in the morning. I read your post, but found ... don't know how to interpret this part: 1/2 tab of Synthroid .065 Could you look at the Synthroid bottle and ... like you are taking one of the following: .065MG Synthroid (half of a .130MG tablet) or 1/2 of .065MG Synthroid ... That confuses me because I don't think Synthroid makes a tablet of either a .065MG or .130MG size....
    ... post. Fusionqueen this is not my first time on Synthroid . After I had my daughter in 1970, I was diag w/ ... hypothyroidism, put on Synthroid and did well for 13 years. Then I went hyper and ... consistent. Anyway the alternative doc has put me on Synthroid (and I have to correct this from last post, brain...
    ... better. I didn't feel "wired" until I started the Synthroid about 9 days ago. I do suffer from anxiety, but ... different and that just started when I started the Synthroid . I don't remember feeling that way when I took ... the Synthroid 30 yrs ago, but at that time I was so exhausted that ... of the reasons the alternative is trying me on the Synthroid is because of the anxiety. "Wired" doesn't feel...

  49. body pain
    ... didn't go into detail. I am currently on .125mg of Synthroid . My meds have been increased 3 times since I was...

  50. Thyrolar? Anybody?
    ... still working my way up in dosage. I used to take Synthroid but i didn't feel good on it. I hope thyrolar will...
    ... range. He cut me back to one grain and changed me to Synthroid . At that time I was not educated on the subject and...
    ... that again right now. I am currently on 100mcg Synthroid and 10mcg Cytomel. I had trouble getting used to...

  51. Too much T3?
    ... does not want me to use natural thyroid so am trying Synthroid for now). Have no idea if it is my thyroid causing...
    ... can benefit you. My doctor switched me back to synthroid , at a lower dose than I was on previously, then had ... For now though, I am doing pretty good on 100mcg Synthroid and 10 mcg cytomel. Good luck to you and hope...

  52. How many have Adrenal fatigue with Hashi's
    ... with hypothyroid back in May 2002 and after a year of synthroid and blood tests coming out fine and balanced i was ... supplement and since then i've needed to decrease my synthroid from 88 mcg to 75 mcg and presently i'm on 50 mcg ... cortef (which you would have to take for life like synthroid ) which will get you back on track in about a month...

  53. one more question..Midwest,Elmhar,RedMaple
    ... sorry...one more thing. I didn't take my Synthroid the morning I had the TSH and Free T4 done. Had I...

  54. calling Midwest,Elmhar,RedMaple
    ... T3 done) I had seen my Dr. and asked to increase my Synthroid from 100 mcg to 150mcg. I have since reduced that...
    ... Thanks Midwest for replying so quickly. I was at 50mcg Synthroid for 6 weeks then 100mcg of Synthroid for 6 weeks...
    ... the FT3 you may need at that time. The increase in synthroid should help you as you level out at this dosage. ...
    ... doesn't it? My 22 year old daughter is on .025mg of Synthroid . She's in Montreal right now and doesn't have a GP...

  55. Parathyroidism
    ... this. I also have hypo thyroid and i am on generic synthroid . Jennifer...

  56. Midwest, I have a question
    ... symptoms. You don't say why you switched so soon from Synthroid , so I'd be interested to know that. The immediate...
    ... promptly. I switched to Armour two weeks after Synthroid b/c of the side effects I've read on the HealthBoards ... side effect. I didn't even want to get involved with Synthroid b/c of that since I've been dealing with hair loss ... falling out. In addition, I read on various boards that Synthroid can cause weight gain. I didn't hear too many bad...

  57. how many people are much worse off AFTER RAI??
    ... just had RAI 4 months ago for TMNG. Was on Eltroxin, Synthroid the desiccated thyroid over the years...nodules started...

  58. New Labs--I am stumped! Any help welcomed.
    ... levels are exactly the same as before I started the synthroid (over the two months I have ended up at 25 mcg, which...
    ... levels are exactly the same as before I started the synthroid (over the two months I have ended up at 25 mcg, which...

  59. 4 days post op w/questions
    ... the lobe had rapidly increased in size. I am now on synthroid (levothyroxine) 0.1mg every morning. I have a few ... time to answer them. What is a "normal" dose of synthroid ? I know that this is just a temporary dosage. I...
    ... Once your thyroid is gone your Synthroid starting dose is usually very loosely based on body ... you did. It is much more dangerous to overdose on Synthroid than to not get enough. Your body and blood tests ... Cytomel you might get to feeling better faster. With Synthroid alone you might wait 2 or 3 months for blood work ... increase. Cytomel will get to work quicker than Synthroid but it will also put you over the hyper cliff very...

  60. extremely high TPO levels, what's this mean?
    ... don't really understand why they are giving her the synthroid for the hypo but not doing anything about these antibodies...

  61. Help me interpert lab results please!!
    ... takes for thyroid meds to work? I have been out of my synthroid for two weeks. I am an American living in Scotland ... and they gave me Levothyroxine, the UK version of Synthroid . I just took one...and was wondering how long you ... The thing is, I take such a small dose...0.025 of synthroid , and 25 micrograms of the thyroxine. Thanks for any...

  62. What would you do? Nodule question, long.
    ... the front of my neck), she started me on 50mcg of Synthroid which my labs were; TSH 2.3 on scale of .40-5.50 ... shrank considerably, I have been upped to 75mcg of Synthroid and my labs were; TSH 1.0 scale as above, Free T4...

  63. Synthetic Meds with Armour???
    ... made this mistake years ago when i first went from synthroid 300 to armour 3 grains...not know anybetter i took...

  64. Hashimoto's and anti-anxiety meds?
    ... I am on 100 mcg of Synthroid (synthetic T4) and 10 mcg of Cytomel (synthetic T3...

  65. Meds before labs?
    ... your med before the blood draw. If you are taking Synthroid or any other T4-only med within 8 hours before a blood...
    ... this and being told that it didn't matter because Synthroid was a long acting drug. When I first started taking...

  66. Probably stupid question.
    ... created equal. ...and that for example, if you're on Synthroid , stick with Synthroid. I make sure the pharmacist...
    ... possibility that a generic may not be a good substitute for Synthroid or whatever brand is used to get a hypo patient stabilized...
    ... possibility that a generic may not be a good substitute for Synthroid or whatever brand is used to get a hypo patient stabilized...

  67. smoking and thyroid
    ... 51) my bones probably need it!! Today I cut my Synthroid back to 125 mcg from 150mcg (which was the dosage...

  68. low TSH, low Free T4????
    ... nodular goiter. Actually, 20 years ago I was put on Synthroid to suppress a thyroid cyst. After the uptake test...
    ... 9.27/Free T4 8.40/ Total T3 1.1 Started on 50 mcg Synthroid Nov 29: TSH 6.70/Free T4 12.94/Total t3 1.1 Upped ... to 100 mcg Synthroid Jan 16: TSH 2.32/Free T4 12.90/Total T3 1.3 Jan ... 19: upped to 150 mcg Synthroid Sorry about all the #'s. just trying to give a clearer ... in the range now" and was hesitant to increase the Synthroid . He has agreed, however, to send away for a Free...

  69. Cancer
    ... Anyone here have their thyroids removed, put on synthroid , and now deal with panic attacks and severe anxiety...
    ... 19 when i had my surgery and am now 25 but i haf my synthroid levels up'ed 3 times in that span. Im currently taking ... dont want to be on any of these meds but lowering my synthroid dose did not help. Im kinda lost, dont know what to...
    ... hypothyroid, not overtreated. What caused you to think the Synthroid should be reduced and not increased?[/FONT]...

  70. Anyone have puffy face with hypo?
    ... endo b/c she wouldn't prescribe anything outside of Synthroid (which was making me fatter and losing my hair). ...
    ... water retention. Its a miracle, since staring the synthroid almost a year ago i've been slowly increasing it and...
    ... because that day I felt the same as before starting synthroid . So the meds were raised to 50 mcg. I felt so much...

  71. Low body temp, yet ongoing fever
    ... Hello, my TSH, free T4 are still low, but with Synthroid 100, slowly increasing. My question is about my...

  72. Thyroid Problems or Not
    ... Levothyroxine and felt very hyper. Now going to try brand Synthroid . Anyway, you mentioned that you have acid reflux...

  73. Hashimotos - what is this?!
    ... the hyper. I don't know if they treat that with a synthroid type pill or what. With hashi's, don't they wait till...

  74. MidWest/Red Maple--Free T3 Test
    ... the new blood test shows. He reluctantly upped my Synthroid from .1mg to .15mg. Guess will have to wait another...

  75. Hypo or hyper
    ... with hyperthyroid. My doctor agreed to prescribe me synthroid as a test to see if I feel better. I'm starting to...
    ... with hyperthyroid. My doctor agreed to prescribe me synthroid as a test to see if I feel better. I'm starting to...
    ... "Lucida Console"][COLOR="Navy"]Hi David, give the Synthroid time (6-8 weeks) and get tested again. I wouldn't...
    ... I need more help if you don't mind. I took generic Synthroid for four weeks to lower my TSH and then took brand ... name Synthroid for two more weeks after I found out it was better...
    ... experience, the TSH of 1.42 and the fact you switched to Synthroid , I would suggest giving 6 weeks to even 3 months time ... it sounds like you took a generic for four weeks, Synthroid for two weeks, tested, received a TSH of 1.42, still ... hypo. It is possible a full leveling period on the Synthroid will make a big difference without an increase so...