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  1. Call All Hypo's........need Your Input!
    ... (in normal range) and he changed me to 1 grain of Synthroid . Within 3 mo. I was crippled. This through my body...

  2. Hashimoto's question
    ... Sept '06. Still having symptoms but trying to get my synthroid adjusted. My doctor has never heard of tingling being...

  3. Help Gone HYPER again doc wants me to take 2 different dosages of meds?
    ... then and am now, since last Thursday, on 150mcg of Synthroid (up from 100mcg). I'm wondering if that isn't too...
    ... not sure why you were put on such a high dose of synthroid since your tsh seems pretty good at 2, and your other ... to stay at a normal range for long, I used to take synthroid but my new doc put my on levothyroxine, and I feel ... hyperthyroid. because when I would go hyper on synthroid I felt sooo sick, especially my chest pain/tachycardia...
    ... giving off extra hormone. My increase to 150 mcg Synthroid was on my request actually 'cause even though my TSH...

  4. Hashi's sufferer seeks decent endocrinologist in SE Michigan
    ... other than TSH and won't prescribe anything that's not Synthroid . He told me adding Cytomel or trying a different drug...
    ... stubborn-headed of all thyroid treaters. They prefer Synthroid , refuse to prescribe T3, and worship TSH. (In addition...

  5. Hypo Cause
    ... heredity? My mother, sister, husband and I all take Synthroid for it....
    ... help reverse the damage to the thyroid. I to am on Synthroid for about 4 years. Jeff, age 45...

  6. New med WEIGHT GAIN???????
    ... mood swings, and they tell me it's the same med as Synthroid ! I have just started on 1 1/2 grains of armour, so...
    ... mood swings, and they tell me it's the same med as Synthroid ! I have just started on 1 1/2 grains of armour, so...
    ... was taking 112 mcg's, and he had switched me from synthroid (the same dose) because he was trying to lessen my ... him to do something and he told me to go back to the synthroid until my next office visit (I did get some relief ... , but don't think I was on the synthroid long enough to really know). When I had my appointment ... necessary. Why did you stop the Amour? By the way, Synthroid did not cause me weight gain, however I am very active...
    ... was taking 112 mcg's, and he had switched me from synthroid (the same dose) because he was trying to lessen my ... him to do something and he told me to go back to the synthroid until my next office visit (I did get some relief ... , but don't think I was on the synthroid long enough to really know). When I had my appointment ... necessary. Why did you stop the Amour? By the way, Synthroid did not cause me weight gain, however I am very active...
    ... .... I honestly do not like Levoxly any more than synthroid .........Today I went shopping as was so woozy and...

  7. RAI for toxic Nodules....
    ... Goiter. Went Hypothyroid 4 weeks later and have had Synthroid dosage adjusted twice and suspect again on Thursday...

  8. When is it time to add Cytomel to Synthroid ?
    ... be enough for you to just increase your dosage of synthroid . A dose of 100 mcg is not that high since you do ... your location you could try an increase in just your synthroid . By increasing the synthroid you will be lowering ... well on dissected thryoid. I do much better with a synthroid /cytomel combination. (currently on 100 synthroid...
    ... point, and perhaps push for FT3 in the future if the Synthroid doesn't do the whole job for you. Hang in there...
    ... solution he prescribed 8 weeks ago along with the Synthroid increase. I don't want to dabble in too many other...

  9. hyper and hypo thyroid is this possible
    ... hashimoto's syndrome when I was 12. I have been on synthroid for the last 18 years. I was on a dose of 100 until...

  10. Levothyroxine and Synthriod - What's the difference?
    ... the T4 hormone used in treatment of hypothyroidism. Synthroid , Levothroid, Levoxyl, Unithroid are brand names containing ... to stick with the same brand, whether that be the Synthroid you were taking, the Levothroid I take or another...

  11. Levothyroxine-upset stomach/anxiety
    ... this w/ the Levothyroxine and maybe were changed to Synthroid and then felt better on this medication. Never did...
    ... I would try to get the doc to prescribe a brand ( Synthroid , Levothroid, Levoxyl or Unithroid) and to write "No...
    ... will call the doc tomorrow and request the brand ( Synthroid ). I have had problems before w/ generics. I was...

  12. TT scheduled for 30 Jan
    ... for me. I wasn't allowed any thyroid meds (Cytomel, Synthroid ) so I went very hypo and got very tired, cold, weak...

  13. Thanks Red Maple
    ... with no problems. She simply takes a large dose of synthroid daily, feels fine, and hardly had a ripple in her...

  14. positive antibodies?
    ... early and I blame all this on the hashimotos. I take Synthroid everyday and always will, but otherwise my life is...

  15. Need to know conversion with armour and Levoxyl..
    ... of feeling this stuff and I had no idea it was the synthroid or my dosage........:) Oh and NO I am not feeling...
    ... Birchtree..........were you on synthroid at one time? If so what did it do to you? Thank...
    ... I was on synthroid for one week pre-TT - made me very dizzy and nauseous...
    ... That was when some smart*** doctor thought that Synthroid would be better. I gained 35 pounds was depressed...

  16. feeling horrible
    ... thyroidectomy 11/2/06 due to thyroid cancer. I began synthroid 100 mcg on 12/06/06 but I just seem to be getting ... like this anymore. I'm going to have to go off the synthroid (lot of good it's doing!) in order to do the I 131...
    ... then you should have been put on cytomel, and not synthroid . I think you are right to go to another endo. I had ... get to the right dosage, but now I feel just fine on synthroid . Your TSH will be kept "suppressed"---very low, so...

  17. How do you switch meds??
    ... as even keeled as possible...last time I went from Synthroid to Armour I was an emotional mess for a few weeks...
    ... How come you're switching back to Synthroid ? I used to be on desiccated,, then had RAI for Toxic ... Nodule Goiter and now am Hypo again but on Synthroid trying to get stablized. I was on Synthroid years...
    ... I was on synthroid for 13 years.........panic, anxiety and lots of psyc...
    ... [QUOTE=fusionqueen;2740760]I was on synthroid for 13 years.........panic, anxiety and lots of psyc...

  18. Quick question
    ... the same dose for a year. Because I couldn't take Synthroid without becoming overmedicated, my new Armour-prescriber...
    ... lot of improvement since I've been on the 0.1 mg of synthroid , but, still have a long way to go. I will wait a few...

  19. Thyroid leveal low but cant gain weight ???
    ... your low thyroid. If your MD believes you to need Synthroid , you can be pretty sure you do. The illness is not...
    ... your low thyroid. If your MD believes you to need Synthroid , you can be pretty sure you do. The illness is not...

  20. Can Synthroid cause anxiety?
    ... Yes! It can! I couldn't take even the regular synthroid , had to have special totally nothing else in it T4...

  21. Hypothyroidism and TTC
    ... Hey thanks for replying so fast. Yes he put me on synthroid ... How was your pregnancy with the hypo? Did it spike...

  22. OK here they are..........
    ... HYPO for me....... She has given me Levoxyl since synthroid was soso but I had trouble going up on it. I am praying...

  23. TT in Feburary
    ... with what to start with, like do they start with Synthroid or what? Can he give me some kind of prescrption for...
    ... anything weird during that time. She started me on synthroid as soon as I was able. I had no adjustment period...

  24. Hashimotos
    ... hashimotos? Yes, I am one of them. I am also on 25 mcg Synthroid , but I am not sure if that's were I will end up.....

  25. Anyone know a Dr. in London, Ontario willing to prescribe Cytomel or Armour?
    ... Eltroxin) and after about a year I was switched to Synthroid . I didn't have too many problems for the first year...

  26. Nauseated?
    ... I got very nauseas and dizzy when my synthroid was uppped and the numbers were correct.............

  27. Took a nose dive.........HELP!
    ... Yes I was on Synthroid .........but could not handle the nausea and dizziness...

  28. What is normal for adjustment period for new dosage?
    ... I am on my fourth week of my increased dosage of synthroid and am feeling really fatigued and achy, but not as...

  29. Lugol's Solution iodine for HYPOTHYROID
    ... prescribed LUGOL'S SOLUTION (IODINE) in conjuction with Synthroid ? Am leary to take it so would like some feedback...
    ... It seems like your MD is accelerating with the Synthroid and braking with the Lugol's. I don't know enough...
    ... Historically, (before Synthroid ), Lugol's was used at low doses for hypothyroid, and...
    ... heart Palps (assuming signs of HYPER) to cut down my Synthroid . He said every cell in our body requires iodine,...
    ... and your soul base of t4 is going to come from your synthroid alone.. so I dont really see where you would benefit...

  30. Rollercoaster!!!! Midwest..Question
    ... the same dose for a year. Because I couldn't take Synthroid without becoming overmedicated, my new Armour-prescriber...

  31. perimenopause and hypothyroid
    ... Folks, I was diagnosed hypo in 1985, started .2 mcg synthroid and have fairly consistently been on that dosage ever ... saw an internist last week; she prescribed .5 mcg synthroid with the added T3 of Cytomel at .5 mcg. It is felt...

  32. My happy story with Synthroid...
    ... ?? Anyway, some of us feel pretty darn good on Synthroid ....
    ... ?? Anyway, some of us feel pretty darn good on Synthroid . Brilliant story - thanks ever so much for taking...

  33. Armour Thyroid?
    ... Armour Thyroid? I am currently on a generic form of Synthroid but heard this is more natural. VAN...
    ... I am on generic synthroid and am still having little issues, even though bloodwork...

  34. I'm so angry with doctors
    ... getting you to feel better. He offered me Armour or Synthroid , but I don't tolerate either. He will commit to getting...

  35. Hi, new here
    ... and it's working very well for me. I couldn't take Synthroid , which is a brand of synthetic T4, because the smallest ... your solution may be as simple as trying genuine Synthroid or a brand besides the one you're using. If your...

  36. Hypothyroid and trouble losing weight.
    ... exercised every day and have not lost one pound. I am on synthroid . My doctors insist its all me. But the way I exercise...

  37. My doctor appointment... not so good...
    ... is only one way to treat my condition (i.e. pushing Synthroid ), and that this was actually a symptom of my HYPO...

  38. Thinking about switching to ARMOUR.....NEED IMPUT
    ... If you feel good on synthroid , stay with it. If you are having symptoms that are ... like to change brands of synthetic hormorne (i.e. synthroid to levoxyl) without a very good reason. IMO, with...

  39. Leg/arm tingling and vibrating
    ... Kathy? No one ever told me that. I've been taking Synthroid for 8 years and never knew that I needed additional...
    ... Sept. and suspect it needs to be done again. Am on Synthroid (used to be on Desiccated before my nodules went haywire...

  40. Armour what might be going on
    ... have a blood test with armour. Had TT 5/05 and was on synthroid for 5 months and couldn't handle it all so dr changed...

  41. Armour what might be going on
    ... have a blood test with armour. Had TT 5/05 and was on synthroid for 5 months and couldn't handle it all so dr changed...

  42. Help! What happens when you miss dose of synthroid??
    ... I just cant remember if I took my .125 mg does of synthroid this morning. I cant really take a dose now because...
    ... with old people and now have. When I was first on synthroid and blood pressure med - I swore I wasn't getting ... know for sure. Won't hurt to miss a day on the synthroid and pick back up. Ain't it fun :) P.S. Expect...

  43. Is this thyroid or menopause?
    ... TT), no periods x 3 months. I'm not regulated on my synthroid yet (doc thinks I'm hyper because of my TSH, I think ... emotional stuff was coming from not being adjusted to the synthroid , but now I am not sure. If you were depressed from...
    ... like sleeping aids or anti-depressants until after my synthroid dose is stabilized so that there won't be any confusion...

  44. RAI, Depression, some questions
    ... Prozac in 1992. This October my doctor reduced my Synthroid from 175mcg to 150mcg due to a TSH of .08. About mid...

  45. This could be the year!!
    ... partum thyroiditis (lost weight, hair, etc.), put on Synthroid , and got on with her life. I, on the other hand,...

  46. Atrial Fibrillation
    ... 54 female, had total thyroidectomy 2 years ago, on synthroid since. Seems my T4 levels were too high (unknown...

  47. Synthroid or a different one??
    ... It took them almost 5 months to get it right on Synthroid with me. I have to take .75 during the week and half...

  48. Normal for HYPO symptoms from med increase?
    ... I am HYPO and endo increaed by synthroid to get my levels down in the 1 range. Right now they...

  49. Irritated Stomach come from Hypo?
    ... this isn't too confusing.:) I've been hypo using synthroid for awhile. Have had stomach problems since 1999...

  50. Help with labs please
    ... I am 7 weeks post TT - started on 125 mcg of Synthroid x 2 weeks then switched to 100mcg. 3 months ... for me). I feel as though I might need a little more Synthroid , but because my numbers for TSH and FT4 are both on...

  51. Question, About Thyroid Medication, And High Blood Pressure Medication, Interacting..
    ... damage to your heart. It is the generic version of synthroid - my Mom has been on it for 30 years and she's still...

  52. How long until I notice my thyroid isn't working?
    ... to ask you, isn't levoxythrine the fancy name for synthroid ? Just wondering. Barb...
    ... in this thyroid world...I just knew it didn't say synthroid , on my med bottle...LOL..I am sure your right, it...

  53. Going to an Endo/what to expect?
    ... destroying the thyroid gland) & he switched me from Synthroid (synthetic) to Armour(natural) and i am doing much...

  54. please help - need some support
    ... the last month felt at times Hyper, so I stopped my synthroid and had my blood drawn. The nurse called today and...

  55. confused about test results
    ... results and I am very confused. I was put on 1.25 synthroid and these were my test results: T4 12.6 ...
    ... individual. The lab report for first dosage of 125 synthroid was too high. Synthroid is synthetic T4 hormore replacemen ... pituitary "thought" you had too much T4 from your 125 synthroid dosage so it sends out very little "signal or TSH...

  56. Types of thyroid meds?
    ... ages. Is this common? What is available besides synthroid and it's generic?...
    ... you read my other posts I mentioned that when I took synthroid for one week I had rapid weight loss, hot flashes...

  57. Info on RAI
    ... it take before you go down the other way and need Synthroid ? By the way, I hadn't been feeling well for quite...
    ... contact your doc if you don't feel good. I started on synthroid a month after the RAI, but everyone is different and ... blood work done, he has been gradually increasing my synthroid doses, has even switched to Levoxyl this last time...
    ... contact your doc if you don't feel good. I started on synthroid a month after the RAI, but everyone is different and ... blood work done, he has been gradually increasing my synthroid doses, has even switched to Levoxyl this last time...
    ... can be tooooo long if you go HYPO. Have had my Synthroid upped 3 times now. Not sure if the last increase...

  58. 3rd set of test results - tsh rising question
    ... interesting to see what it is then. I'm only on .50mg of synthroid so we may have to up it a little....

  59. Symptoms of high TSH and hypothyroidism
    ... Sue, I was on Synthroid 50 mcg for 2 days but I quit taking it because I had...
    ... until tomorrow for an Endo apt. I expect to go back on Synthroid . Last dose was 100mcg. Symptoms: insomnia and...

  60. A very mild case of Hashimotos Thyroiditis
    ... pretty bad fatigue. My TSH was 6.5 when we started with Synthroid , and I have begun taking 25 mcg every day. I have...
    ... reasonable chance of developing another. I take Synthroid . My doc won't prescribe Armour either. I think it...
    ... of thyroiditis after the last episode I was put on Synthroid , but now I think I am havinh hyper symptoms also?...

  61. Please help interpret labs- again!
    ... Hashi's and agreed to treat; but she prescribes only Synthroid , which didn't work out for me. I had to leave her ... I don't know how good she would've been had the Synthroid agreed with me. So, if you had to make me choose...

  62. Limbs falling asleep at night
    ... I'm not sure what this means, but I'm currently on Synthroid only. Nothing else! When you're on meds do most...
    ... your body requires T4 and T3 to properly function. Synthroid is T4 only. When you take T4, you're body (is suppose...
    ... your body requires T4 and T3 to properly function. Synthroid is T4 only. When you take T4, you're body (is suppose...
    ... from lab I only end up with tsh and t4. I'm on 50mgs synthroid daily and feeling great for 6 months. Don't have...
    ... from lab I only end up with tsh and t4. I'm on 50mgs synthroid daily and feeling great for 6 months. Don't have...

  63. Levoxyl and depression
    ... 112 mcgs of Levoxyl for about 3 weeks now, (I was on Synthroid , also 112 mcgs) as the doctor is trying to regulate ... moods swings are awful, I didn't feel this bad on the synthroid and by the way, my heart palpitations are no better...
    ... well for you in controlling those symptoms as the Synthroid was. There can be major differences between the various...

  64. Taking thyroxine before exercise?
    ... doctor. FYI, I get up at 5a.m. to run and take my Synthroid on an empty stomach before running and have no problems...

  65. Friend to friends
    ... treating a benign nodule with levothyroxine (Levoxyl, Synthroid ), a synthetic form of thyroxine that you take in pill...

  66. Underactive thyroid newly diagnosed - please help!
    ... normal. I had all your symptoms so the doctor put me on synthroid . Boy did things change. It took me several months ... feeling my old self again. One side note after being on synthroid for over a year I started getting horrible muscle ... doesn't happen very ofter but some people cannot take synthroid . That was 2 years ago....

  67. Thyroid or Adrenals
    ... medication. A fella I work with was put on .75mg of synthroid when first diagnosed hypo and he had the exact same...

  68. What was your TSH when diagnosed?
    ... What A Change From This Time Last Year. Good Luck And Synthroid Has Helped Me Tremendously Although It Is Taking A...

  69. Just need some support
    ... levoxyl? I have found that I can't tolerate Armour or Synthroid - may be it's just that levoxyl isn't for you. ...

  70. New results= New Worries
    ... thought I was going into Hyper because as he lowed my Synthroid , my TSH dropped. TSH was always higher than normal ... Pit tumor, but that was okay. Now I am no longer on Synthroid as of 12/01. These are my most recent labs, I can ... total and free. Results on 11/30 taking 100mcg of Synthroid TSH 5.7 0.3-5.5 uIU/mL T4 15.8 4.5-12.0 ug/dL...
    ... other thing is you're only less than one month off Synthroid . Some peoples hormones settle within a month after...

  71. What to look for in a Dr?
    ... respond very well to a synthetic T4 medication such as synthroid or levothroid and that's all they need; others do...
    ... Armour, knowing I was having HORRID side-effects on Synthroid , yet didn't offer an alternative Doc # 2 whom I...

  72. Questions?
    ... and am 45 year old female. I am on 150 mcg of synthroid (been changing the dosages since Feb 06 to find the...

  73. Really, really confused by all of these crazy test results...
    ... Went Back To Hypo. Without Any Changes In Dosage Of Synthroid . I Was Just As Confused As You Are. My Endo. Stated...

  74. ANOTHER side effect of Armour?
    ... ready to throw in the towel and go back and suffer on Synthroid or try Levoxyl.....and cytomel.....but scared to try...
    ... ...........I feel like it does not last 24 hours. Synthroid did. but the higher dosage made my labs look great...
    ... get in until the 18th. I would just switch over to synthroid until then but I do not want to have to start back...
    ... That is one thing I did not ahve to deal with on synthroid !...
    ... depression! YEA!! That is ONLY because we upped my synthroid and it all went away for the first time ever and stayed ... away! If I did not get nausea from the synthroid and dizzy life would have been wonderful! The Armour...
    ... with Hashi's, TSH by then was 6.98. Treatment with Synthroid was the only option she offered, and when it didn...
    ... infomation......I know nothing about Armour as I was on Synthroid for 13 years. So the start up and slowly upping it...
    ... the Armour for your T3 needs. When you were taking Synthroid , you no doubt were getting some T3; you just weren ... 't getting enough. I couldn't take Synthroid because, in effect, it worked too well. At the smallest ... dose, the prescribing endo told me to stop taking the Synthroid and wait until I got "sicker" so that I could then...

  75. Hashimotos Anyone? Looking to Compare Notes
    ... with Hashimotos when I was 27 or so. Have been on Synthroid most of that time. Until very recently I lived quite...
    ... You also may need some T3 in addition to your T4 ( Synthroid ). Most MDs won't consider that people need extra...
    ... regardless of what my doctor says that even when I'm on Synthroid and my numbers come back in range I still feel some ... that I buy that. Last year a doctor took me off Synthroid and placed me on a generic form of the same drug. ... realized what I was on, he immediately put me back on Synthroid and 2 months later I felt amazing and had lost 15 ... generic, but I wasn't. Now my numbers are good on Synthroid and I'm not... so, if my numbers look good could this...
    ... And Hip Joints And Extreme Right Hip Pain. Once On Synthroid All Problems Under Great Control. You May Want To...