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  1. Question for those who have had a TT
    ... from surgery feeling better immediately. I had my Synthroid doubled the following day and found I was still totally ... Hashimoto's really did a number on me. I will up my Synthroid again (to 150mcg) in about 2 weeks. I definitely...

  2. feeling awful on levoxyl
    ... had a TT in September and along the way have tried synthroid , levoxyl and armour - synthroid and armour made me ... symptoms of adjustment. I can't imagine being on synthroid as long as you been on levoxyl. You've definitely...
    ... how do I know it was thyroid..........I have been on synthroid for 13 years.....I upped it about 5 months ago and ... stayed gone!! BUT I was having side effects from the synthroid . I am trying Armour and not thrilled 4 weeks in.. ... ... anyway.........when I lowered my synthroid the side effects went away and within in 3 days the...

  3. First test on Armour
    ... ....... tsh .0-5.......mine 2.5 (last test 1.7 synthroid ) T3 2.5- ?.... mine 2.7 (last 2.3) T4 Right in the...
    ... First, I need some clarity - did you ever do well on synthroid ? I'm interpreting from your posts that you NEVER ... if it doesn't work then you can go back to trying synthroid or armour. Please don't be offended by this - but ... about this because I went through similar symptoms on synthroid that I don't have on levoxyl. I hate to see you suffer...
    ... Birchtree there is so many other different kinds... Synthroid is NOT THE ONLY thyroid meds out there.. As a matter...

  4. sleepy daydreamy feeling
    ... noticed a gradual improvment as I have been on the Synthroid for almost 6 weeks now. I almost feel like my old...
    ... hopeful that I will be 100% soon, because I just had my Synthroid dose increased a week ago and already my eyes are...

  5. Change in Meds - effect on Hair
    ... the lasttime it didn't start until I got back on my Synthroid . Within a week or two my hypo was fading and the hair...

  6. Bad news today
    ... put me under like this. I'm currently starting on synthroid . Is anyone on this? Help, I'm so overwhemled....

  7. Rai Consultation
    ... isolated in hospital for 2 nights then started on synthroid ....looking forward to getting this over with...they...

  8. Latest test shows VERY high TSH
    ... I've been on 88 mcg of Synthroid for almost 5 weeks (with the exception of five days...

  9. just diagnosed
    ... little lingering fatigue; my doc just increased my Synthroid to hopefully take care of that. I hate that exhausted...
    ... extremely heavy as well. Since the medication (75mcg Synthroid ) I have noticed my mind seems clearer and my vision...

  10. Any other lifers?
    ... ve been medicated my entire life. I'm currently on Synthroid 150, and still seeing a pediatric endocrinologist ... I moved away from home in 2004, and fell off the Synthroid train. I ended up being off of it for over a year...

  11. Recently diagnosed Hypothyroid..have some ???
    ... to treat me?? She put me immediately on 75mcg of Synthroid . What kind of tests should I be requesting be taken...
    ... to treat me?? She put me immediately on 75mcg of Synthroid . What kind of tests should I be requesting be taken...

  12. midwest please
    ... you, I can't say. You may know my story with Synthroid , which is the largest-selling brand name levoT that...

  13. On Armour and low FT4
    ... dose (.50 mcg) of synthetic ( I've tried Unithroid, Synthroid and Levoxyl), that my Armour dose was fairly high...

  14. 3 weeks it Armour...........??????
    ... This is week 3 on Armour........I went from .50 of Synthroid to 3x .15 of Armour as was a mess for about 5 days ... when do you know it is not for you?? My problem with synthroid (been on it for 13 years) is that at .50 I am depressed...
    ... had one week into Armour. Isn't Levoxyl just generic synthroid ??...
    ... Hello! No, I don't believe it's just generic synthroid . I think there's another name for the generic but ... I was never told Levoxyl is the generic for synthroid . It's made by a different company. I'm just concerned ... that you may be allergic to some of the fillers in synthroid . I can only go by what's happened with me - how I ... can't even touch synthroid but levoxyl is fine (especially with cytomel) :) ...
    ... If you felt OK overall on Synthroid , and he/she think you need T3, maybe your Dr would ... also know I've read a number of people do well on a Synthroid /Cytomel regime as opposed to Armour so it's certainly...
    ... Isn't Levoxyl just generic synthroid ?? NO, they are two different drugs. Generic synthroid ... Personally I like levoxyl a heck of a lot MORE than Synthroid or its generic,,, My Dr didn't want to tinker with...
    ... anxiety, panic attacks, etc. After being placed on Synthroid , she has felt great for over 10 years without even...
    ... T3 is to high? I am thinking of just "settling with synthroid " or asking to try Levoxyl.........still the same med...

  15. I need support from fellow non-armourians!
    ... There are different fillers in the synthetics - on Synthroid (pre-TT) I was very dizzy and nauseous for a week...
    ... Birchtree, Did you go to the same dosage of Levoxyl as Synthroid and no dizziness or nausea.......I had both soooo ... bad! My Dr said they are not from synthroid as well. I asked in the other post from you but is ... levoxyl generic synthroid ? Thanks and so happy you are feeling better!...
    ... that nausea, dizziness. Except I should mention that synthroid was pre-TT, levoxyl was post TT. I still wouldn't ... touch synthroid again. I had the same experiences on armour pre...
    ... to start working on that one! Oh, and about that Synthroid ...what a mess! I took that too and lasted only 3weeks ... I know it works for some people, but I also think Synthroid is poison to a lot of us. I sure see a lot of complaints...
    ... about Levoxyl and she said maybe just try generic synthroid NOT!!!!! I want a name brand..........I will see what...
    ... her you've "heard" of people having side effects on synthroid and not on levoxyl.....we exist, really we do! ...
    ... about Levoxyl and she said maybe just try generic synthroid NOT!!!!! I want a name brand..........I will see what...

  16. Need advice, nodules increasing
    ... m doing okay. Thanks for asking. I just upped my Synthroid 25 mcg and will up it again in 2 weeks. I actually...

  17. armour making me sick
    ... now I am ok. I made an app with my doc to get on synthroid and cytomel. Any one else have this problem? Also...
    ... before ever putting you on the Armour - this goes for Synthroid and Cytomel too....

  18. Anyone have or had swollen tongue as a symptom??
    ... experience due to thyroid problem. I've been on synthroid for 5 1/2 months and swelling is slowly but surely...

  19. left lobe removed yesterday
    ... Tori. My turn is Tuesday. Ugh! Will you have to take synthroid do you know? Also, how is your voice? Pain? Just...

  20. thyroid meds while on psychiatric meds question....
    ... meds for years. For me, Zoloft did not mix well with Synthroid . Seems like they brought out the worst in each other...
    ... I can tell you that Lexapro works very well with Synthroid and Cytomel, and I am the champion of bad drug reactions...
    ... depression. In 1995 we move, my new Dr. switches me to synthroid and starts lowering the dosage. Eventually I become...

  21. Hi again...Discouraged about doctor's response
    ... and my TSH was 5.21 after taking the tiny dose of Synthroid I was prescribed for the last month (I thought it...

  22. PTU AND Synthroid togehter with Graves'?
    ... the thyroid hormone with synthetic thyroid hormone ( synthroid , levoxyl, etc) to keep your levels normal and stable...

  23. Increased heart rate
    ... zole drugs that are used for hyper. If you were given Synthroid or one of the thyroxine drugs for HYPO-thyroidism...
    ... zole drugs that are used for hyper. If you were given Synthroid or one of the thyroxine drugs for HYPO-thyroidism...
    ... you should have an answer. You wouldn't be put on synthroid , that's for HYPO, you sound HYPER,don't forget to...
    ... monkey synthroid is for hypo not hyper the zole drugs treat hyper...

  24. My TT surgery experience...
    ... tumor on one lymph node and removed it. I've been on synthroid since the day after surgery and calcium pills ( prescriptio...
    ... Oleander-- If you are given Synthroid , Cytomel or Armour not long after the surgery you ... January, RAI in late February, so I couldn't start Synthroid until the end of February. I had to go to a conference...
    ... sinus infection last week. She put me on 75mcg of synthroid asap over the weekend, and I have yet to talk to her...
    ... sinus infection last week. She put me on 75mcg of synthroid asap over the weekend, and I have yet to talk to her...

  25. New to this board...just got diagnosed with HYPOthyroid
    ... HYPOthyroid, and she was calling in a prescription of Synthroid right away for me to start over the weekend. ...
    ... adjusted on meds. Some people have continued loss on Synthroid and eventually end up changing to a T3/T4 med such...
    ... hypothyroid, and she want's me to start ASAP on the Synthroid . Her nurse called me today to tell me my doctor want...
    ... got to a doc. Once diagnosed and put on the hormone synthroid it took me about 4-6 wks. to get balanced good. Everyone...
    ... chart and said, "I'm hypothyroid too... been taking Synthroid for years." That's how normal you'll be once...
    ... chart and said, "I'm hypothyroid too... been taking Synthroid for years." That's how normal you'll be once...
    ... that normal??? I'm currently on 75mcg levothroxine ( Synthroid ). I mean, I need to lose the weight, I put it on...

  26. Increasing Synthroid from .50mcg to .75mcg?
    ... my co-worker saying that when first on the 75 mcg synthroid it made his heart race and made him nervous and he...
    ... had no symptoms of hypo before I was even placed on Synthroid . The endo tells me a lot of people are walking around...

  27. courage to ask for test
    ... Dr#1 knew I was having HORRID side-effects on Synthroid , so I asked for Armour. I was told "no - its an OLD ... bottom of the range -- ALL I wanted :) was to add some Synthroid TO exsisting Cytomel - nope she was gonna send me...

  28. does exersise make you feel better?
    ... ive been on synthroid for about a yr and a half and have experienced almost...

  29. My story...are these sympotoms common?
    ... be thyroid infection (it wasnt). have been taking synthroid .05 for about 16 months. i feel a world of difference ... feel better (other than the meds)? 3. How good is synthroid ? and does it have any long term side effects? (other...

  30. Going off of Thyroid Medicine Question
    ... I went on thyroid medication during pregnancy, Synthroid , 75 mg a day. I had low normal free T4 prior to becoming ... need it. My latest test results while being on the synthroid was done this past Wed. My TSH was .226 and the Free...

  31. Hurthle cell neoplasm and surgery
    ... had a very easy surgery experience, and I live on synthroid (which some pp. with half a thyroid do as well---although...

  32. Appointment with new endo - post TT
    ... slowly went over everything and he felt I needed more Synthroid . I asked for Cytomel and he said that he isn't opposed ... if he could make me feel good again by getting the Synthroid exactly right. He felt that, if possible, I would...
    ... want to, after we've given him a year to tweak the Synthroid . Seems like it's worth a try. Your post backs...
    ... labs will reveal something. Hopefully, upping the Synthroid will help. Oh, and the doc said I shouldn't take...

  33. On Levoxyl to suppress my remaining left lobe...what do you thinnk?
    ... hyper symptoms can result. When the med of choice is Synthroid or another T4-only one, the chance of that happening...
    ... in thyroid cancer. The edno. lowered my dosage of Synthroid (like levoxyl) to raise my TSH a bit and thus reduce...
    ... occur for several months after surgery and beginning synthroid . Even with the symtpoms, I was able to lead a pretty...

  34. Midwest, I am not improving!!
    ... I am on Synthroid . I have been on the new dose 3 weeks or so. Thanks...
    ... for 6 weeks for RAI, and then my doctor raised my synthroid ever so slowly, and in the beginning I found a little...

  35. Hypothyroid - Worried About Friend !!
    ... of mine was Dx with Hypothyroid and used to be on Synthroid . She has not been on her medication in over a year...
    ... condition and since she was previously prescribed Synthroid , the odds are she still needs it. As to how serious...

  36. Can we have another thread on funny doctors quotes please? :-)
    ... thyroid medications are the same. (but please request synthroid by brand name as the generic just isn't absorbed as...
    ... thyroid medications are the same. (but please request synthroid by brand name as the generic just isn't absorbed as...
    ... COLOR="Green"]1) It's from P-I-G-S :) [COLOR="Blue"]2) Synthroid is THE SAME thing [COLOR="Red"]3) and that I must...
    ... Endo: "Everything looks good, let's put you on Synthroid ". Me: "Why?" Endo: "There's a 50/50 chance it ... if I feel good and my bloodwork is fine, won't the synthroid mess me up?" Endo: "Yes, and it will take a while ... the nodules, seems to be fine." Endo: "Because the synthroid has a chance of shrinking the nodules." Me: "But ... the nodule has shrunk a little. See, I told you the synthroid would help." Me: "I'm not taking synthroid" Endo ... was shaking her head). So, shall we start you on synthroid ?" Me: "No" Endo: "We could take out the thyroid...
    ... Endo: "Everything looks good, let's put you on Synthroid ". Me: "Why?" Endo: "There's a 50/50 chance it ... if I feel good and my bloodwork is fine, won't the synthroid mess me up?" Endo: "Yes, and it will take a while ... the nodules, seems to be fine." Endo: "Because the synthroid has a chance of shrinking the nodules." Me: "But ... the nodule has shrunk a little. See, I told you the synthroid would help." Me: "I'm not taking synthroid" Endo ... was shaking her head). So, shall we start you on synthroid ?" Me: "No" Endo: "We could take out the thyroid...
    ... the nodule has shrunk a little. See, I told you the synthroid would help." Me: "I'm not taking synthroid"}} oh...

  37. Hyper already?
    ... !! I am 16 days post TT and started on 125 mcg of Synthroid on 1st day postop. I have not been able to stay asleep...
    ... this mean that my body is just adjusting to using the Synthroid ?...

  38. Day 6 ARmour!! UGH!
    ... otherwise she said we could try Levoxyl?? instead of the synthroid I was on as I may react differently to that even though...

  39. 1 Week Post Op TT
    ... you will be back to normal fairly quickly. Unlike Synthroid , Cytomel is very fast to get to work in your body...
    ... plenty of energy. After the RAI I started on 100mcg of Synthroid and then started getting very tired. My endo adjusted ... the synthroid to 125mcg which made my heart race and then changed...

  40. sorry this is long........
    ... think you need supplemental thyroid hormone, whether Synthroid or not I can't say. People tolerate different brands...
    ... blood tests. There are several ways to tweak a Synthroid dose. The two common ones are pill-cutting and pill ... alternate days. (I take a 200mcg pill every day.) Since Synthroid is slow to act on the body either method works--at...
    ... want to err on the hypo side whenever you can. Since Synthroid is slow to act, reducing the dose (to avoid going ... candidate for either Armour or Cytomel, or a combo of Synthroid and Cytomel. With Cytomel, if you feel yourself going ... hyper a reduction in dose will help quicker than with Synthroid alone. The same is true if you feel you're going hypo ... . It's probably too soon to give up on Synthroid at this point. Give the new dose a week or two. If...

  41. Question for Midwest and Nikki
    ... courtesy of 30mg of cortef, .1 of florinef, and my .75 of synthroid , .5 of cytomel, and 10mg of Lexapro, I am able to ... Free T4 1.3 Normal .8 1.8 With these counts, my synthroid was recently adjusted to .75 Monday-Friday cut the...

  42. OK I am OFFICIALLY A MESS ON ARMOUR???
    ... days.......I started the mood spiral after cutting my synthroid back a week ago.It was causeing me some strange brain...
    ... what dose of synthroid were you on and how long were you on it? And if I...
    ... I was on .50 of synthroid for over 12 years......the past 3 months I upped it...
    ... the approximate equivalent for 50 mcg (.05 mg) of Synthroid . You might want to call your Dr and see if you can...
    ... this. I don't know if maybe I should go back on my Synthroid and take it at night to sleep thru the side effects...

  43. HELP! Trip after thyroidectomy
    ... be going crazy...So she said, I will probably need synthroid , to stabalize my emotions, and now my eyes..So evidentially...
    ... be going crazy...So she said, I will probably need synthroid , to stabalize my emotions, and now my eyes..So evidentially...

  44. High TSH levels and dizziness - related??
    ... TSH levels (about 6) and prescribed me a low dose of Synthroid (50 mcg). He wants me to come back in a month and...
    ... dizziness is worse. I finally got a prescription of Synthroid and even though it is a low dose my dizziness is worse...
    ... find out what is wrong with us! I quit taking my Synthroid today because I think I was feeling better up until ... I started that medication. They told me that Synthroid would not cause dizziness/Vertigo but it sure is weird...
    ... Ok...........I just switched from Synthroid to Armour BECAUSE Even though I was feeling better ... well.....to much med? I know it works different than Synthroid but I think the Dr needs to understand that we may...
    ... Hi Fusion, I only stayed on Synthroid for 2 days. I'm thinking that my Vertigo spell was ... not related to Synthroid at all and that all along my symptoms are related ... if that is the real source of the problem. If the Synthroid and high TSH levels ARE my real problem than oh lord...

  45. Too Sensitive for Armour?
    ... what feels like) hair pulling and itching. Put on Synthroid to "shut it off", felt HORRIBLE, put on Armour 30...
    ... The reason my doc proceeded so slowly is because the Synthroid I had originally tried overmedicated and made me hyper...

  46. Help-Secondary Hyperthyroidism?
    ... Hi, I am new here. My name is Liz. I have been on synthroid for a year, after the birth of my child. The amounts...
    ... on things. I'm curious, why have you been taking synthroid ? Did they stop the synthroid with the new lab results ... labs? What were your labs before you started taking synthroid ? What are your labs now? Also, try not to worry...
    ... questioned why both numbers were high, they just handed me Synthroid quickly. I have moved since then, and was taking 150mcg ... . My new pcp has been decreasing my Synthroid to my dose now of 100mcg because he is seeing my TSH...
    ... and my t3 & t4 were high. From what I've read, synthroid will reduce the TSH but T3 on an every other day dose...
    ... That was a year ago. I felt better after a month on Synthroid . Two months ago I started sweating my butt off...
    ... call from my pcp tonight. He told me not to take my synthroid right now. I am nervous to stop it, I don't want to...
    ... I wouldn't question twice the advice to stop the synthroid . Your symptoms and high T3/T4 levels point toward ... hyper. Anyhow, with TSHoma and PRTH, synthroid is not the recommended course of treatment. The main ... there's no reason not to take them. Also, with the synthroid , they will not be able to get accurate hormone levels...
    ... my pcp tomorrow to check in regarding stopping the Synthroid . Oh well. How you doing? Liz...
    ... For right now, it's probably best you stay off the synthroid . With the neg mri, it's now time for the docs to...

  47. MAJOR Armour Confusion!!
    ... I have been on synthroid for 13 plus years........I was just switced to Armour ... this...... I have to say that since I dropped my synthroid down from .66 to .50 because of so really weird symptoms ... again! UGH! I hope this armour works better than the synthroid as per side effects so I can tollerate a higher dosage...
    ... Armour? How soon before you felt better. If I upped my synthroid I would notice something ina day or 2. This is just...
    ... My endo wanted me to do a switch from Synthroid to Armour about a year ago. I took it for about 8 ... of T4 to T3 is too much for me. I switched back to Synthroid . My labs. however indicate that I need some T3, as ... put me on a very low dose of cytomel along with my synthroid . I have had some unpleasant symptoms with the cytomel...
    ... slight dizzines........but major stuff when upping the synthroid and it got worse the longer I was on the higher dose...
    ... soon before you felt better. I was on straight synthroid for years. It was from a synthroid/cytomel combo that ... anxiety sometimes made things seem bad with both the synthroid and armour. Now that I've been on armour since...
    ... Fusion, it's a long story. I had been on 125 mcg of synthroid . My TSH was very suppressed (labs at "0" to about ... of Armour, that's close to an equivalent dose of my synthroid . For the first few days I felt pretty good. But ... of T3 to T4 is too much for me. He put me back on synthroid , but wanted to lower the dosage to 100 mcg. for a ... after the Armour episode. He said we'd increase the synthroid back to 125 after a few months. At that point I didn ... that). I decided to stay at the 100 dosage of synthroid since the acid reflux is much, much better at that ... dose. However, at the lower dosage of synthroid , my FT3 has ended up in the toilet at 2.0, which is ... range. He added 5 mcg of cytomel to my 100 dose of synthroid . At first I started the edginess, mild heart palps ... Armour. I have stuck it out for a month on the cytomel/ synthroid and I'm doing better now. Once again, I really ... find that Armour just isn't for you, try the cytomel/ synthroid route until you get just the right ratio of T3/T4...
    ... benefits from the Armour I did from the higher dosage of Synthroid WITHOUT the side effects I has.............I had the ... much better, It has been a week since I lowered my Synthroid and my anxiety is BACK!! and I started the Armour ... once.......I think that is the lowest dosage with my synthroid and WHOA! It totally wired me......I think I was started ... should have cut the pills down...........just like my synthroid .......I went from.50 t0 .75 and it made me sick but...
    ... covered. That was the nice thing on the higher dosage of Synthroid is my anxiety was hardly even there..........now it...

  48. Dosage Info For Armour???
    ... picked up my presctiption for Armour........I was on synthroid .50 and I have been given ARMOUR 15MG tablets and ... day................Is that comparabe to the .50 of synthroid ? It sounds like ALOT and I thought it came in Grains...
    ... dose of 3/4 grain is roughly the same as 50 mcgs of Synthroid . You don't need to worry about that being too much...

  49. Npt feeling well at all!!! Armour advice??
    ... 1.5 Free T3: 2.3 Range (2.5-3.9 I have been on synthroid for 13 years. Just in the last 3 months we upped it ... all these symptoms come on about noon and I take my synthroid at 7:00 a.m. BUT my anxiety was much better!! I just ... last 4 days I lowered my dosage from .66 to .50 of Synthroid and my anxiety has gone thru the roof..........this ... My dr has called in some Armour to replace my synthroid and see how I do on that. I am so afraid it will make...

  50. Npt feeling well at all!!! Armour advice??
    ... 1.5 Free T3: 2.3 Range (2.5-3.9 I have been on synthroid for 13 years. Just in the last 3 months we upped it ... all these symptoms come on about noon and I take my synthroid at 7:00 a.m. BUT my anxiety was much better!! I just ... last 4 days I lowered my dosage from .66 to .50 of Synthroid and my anxiety has gone thru the roof..........this ... My dr has called in some Armour to replace my synthroid and see how I do on that. I am so afraid it will make...

  51. New labs
    ... feeling worse and worse...My dr. is starting me on synthroid 25 mcg 1 tab/day and to repeat labs in 4 weeks. I ... meds. Does anyone here have similar labs and is on synthroid ? Thanks! Shannon...

  52. new labs...increase?
    ... currant meds112 synthroid and 1/2 of a 5mg cytomel. next increase would be ... to a 125 synthroid and that sounds like alot. i believe there is room ... increase by the numbers and the way i feel. is 125 synthroid as big as it sounds to me? sept. 100synthroid...
    ... I don't think and increase of 12 mcgs of T4 ( Synthroid ) would be excessive for most people, and a dose of...
    ... Ultra, I'm at 100 synthroid and 5 cytomel also. I have had some problems with ... So our situations seem similar. I was at 125 synthroid for a while and it made my TSH so low that I had horrible ... your FT4 could use a boost upward. Try the 125 of synthroid and see how you do. You can always drop back if you...

  53. Increased med now what?
    ... I went from .50 of synthroid to finding that .75 was way to much to go to after ... a few days.... I ended up at .62 mg of synthroid .(Pill Cutter) and was SO SO.........I have not had ... else have this type of reaction......I ahve been on synthroid for 13 years. THANKS! :)...
    ... med for a long time. When I was first diagnosed, Synthroid was prescribed, and I had exactly the same set of ... could be that you've somehow become oversensitive to Synthroid and a switch to something else might help....
    ... we should try 1 grain of Armour instead or the .66 synthroid . I am so scared to try a new med and get messed up...
    ... as you are. For what it's worth, I couldn't take Synthroid . I switched to Armour, and it has given me none of ... the Synthroid problems I had. I can't guarantee it will work better...
    ... fine? Can you share with me what you experienced on synthroid ?? THANKS!...
    ... Armour can help boost your FT3 to a better place. Synthroid overmedicated me in the smallest therapeutic dose...

  54. Med Increase?
    ... certainly sounds as if you could use some more. I tried Synthroid at first, but quickly went hyper on a mere 50 mcgs...

  55. Generic thyroid medication question?
    ... I have been on synthroid for 16 years (total thyroidectomy due to cancer). ... medication and levothyroxine is just as a good as drug as synthroid . I don't mind switching since I haven't like taking ... synthroid . Anyone have any output on this subject? Will my...
    ... If you don't like the results you're getting with Synthroid though, a change could help. But stick with one brand...

  56. Carpal Tunnel
    ... I'm currently taking 88 mcg of Synthroid ....

  57. Holistic/Natural approaches
    ... to assist w/ the thyroid. I will continue to take Synthroid for now but the hope is to help me get off of it....
    ... while. The chiropractor does not recommend stoping the Synthroid . However, if it's possible, we'd like to move towards...

  58. Is this normal
    ... Have been taking synthroid for 6 weeks now. Started at 75 and increased to 125...
    ... Should I not take any synthroid for a few days and then start a lower dose? Just curious...
    ... arrive at my optimum dose. I started treatment with Synthroid , which worked too well for me; it sent me hyper within...

  59. Hyperthyroidism and enlarged nodule
    ... suggest surgery. She has put me on a higher dose of synthroid with the hope that the nodule won't grow and may even...

  60. Side Effects after Small Increase in Meds?!
    ... have really struggled upping my dosage......I am on synthroid and went from .50 to .75.....WAY TO MUCH! I then ended...
    ... SEVERE REACTION when I was upped from .5 to .112 of Synthroid , and I have not been the same since. I ended up having ... to the medicine. They still swear it was not the synthroid , but it sounds as if I am not alone....
    ... This is what I experienced after one week on synthroid , taking only HALF of a 25mcg dose. Terrible facial ... the med. I felt somewhat jittery after being on the synthroid for a few days. I am certain that the increased...
    ... hormone fluctuations) and she was willing to try the synthroid . I was thinking of asking for another brand to try...

  61. Advice from menopausal ladies please
    ... with my thyroid meds. I am currently on 100mcg of synthroid and 5 mg of cytomel. Good luck to you too! Meno...
    ... with my thyroid meds. I am currently on 100mcg of synthroid and 5 mg of cytomel. Good luck to you too! Meno...

  62. Went back to Endro yesterday...Another question??
    ... would have been on meds anyway. I was on 100 mcg synthroid prior to surgery and continued on that dosage afterwards ... different medications. Currently I am on 100mcg of synthroid and 5 mg of cytomel. I have had trouble tolerating...

  63. eye and ear problems
    ... Thing. I Hope This Helps. Lastly, Once I Started My Synthroid , My Swelling Went Down, Hearing Came Back Along With...

  64. HYPO and Bipolar
    ... birth of our second son. She is also HYPO and takes synthroid . Over of the past two years she has gotton better ... and TSH down to 1-2. She has been taking .75 of synthroid but recently met with an endo doc and increased the ... synthroid to 1. symptoms remain to be depression no mood ... two weeks and found out that she wasn't taking the synthroid because she ran out and was seeing the endo doc last ... week and got the new RX for Synthroid . over the last two days seen a change in moods to ... the worse i am wonderling if the synthroid is causing the mood changes since not taking for two ... things looked alot better and after getting back on synthroid things are going in the wrong direction again. ... am looking for insights and side effects from the synthroid and the depression meds, can the synthroid be working...
    ... Your observations about her condition while on Synthroid and off are interesting. You should report them to ... the treatment of bipolar and clinical depression. ( Synthroid is T4.) T3 improves the situation in many cases. ... also ask the psych about adding Cytomel (T3) to the Synthroid , or switching altogether to Armour thyroid, which...

  65. Thyroid hormone sensitivity stories
    ... worried because I wasn't able to get up to 25 mg of Synthroid after a year, and now am having a few mildly odd symptoms...

  66. Introducing myself - need help!
    ... my TSH level was "normal". I'm now taking 50mcg of Synthroid and 25mcg of Cytomel (just added that three days ago ... .) When the Dr. tried to move me to 75 mcg of Synthroid , I got extremely bloated and had a terrible time with ... ve actually GAINED 10 POUNDS since starting on the Synthroid this summer. Most of it is in my legs, but my chest...
    ... just might eliminate the effects you've noticed with Synthroid . You also could ask for Armour thyroid, which is...
    ... heard of so many that have trouble gaining weight with Synthroid . I have a friend who was on synthroid. She gained...
    ... I didn't know people had issues w/ weight gain w/ Synthroid . I'm wondering if that's my issue as well. I have ... excessively and I do exercise. Could it truly be the Synthroid ? Ugh... Lfugi2, what did you doc say about your...
    ... increased rate of digestion caused by upping the dosage of Synthroid . So, the next step was to go back to 50mcg, see how ... What medication worked when your friend switched from Synthroid ? Thank you, Lisa...
    ... Unithroid and Nature throid. My friend went from Synthroid to Levoxyl and did better, then she was switched to...

  67. Possible to have TT 15 years ago and now get more hyper?
    ... had my TT done. I've been VERY well regulated on my synthroid at .150...for YEARS Now all of the sudden my doc ... some of my labs: [COLOR="Red"]Two years ago on .150 synthroid : Free T4 = 1.11 TSH = 0.11 [COLOR ... ="Red"]Two months ago when on .150 synthroid : Free T4 = 2.5 TSH > .01 T Uptake ... =38 [COLOR="Red"]Now on .137 synthroid : Free T4 =1.99 TSH > .01 Any feedback...

  68. So fed up!
    ... on Lexapro for anxiety/depression, hypothyroid-on Synthroid and currently, my TSH is worse than it was before...
    ... needs a resurrection. Thyroid hormone, in the form of Synthroid or another brand, is what you need and is likely the...
    ... ve only seen my primary, whom I love. He put me on Synthroid 100mcg. TSH went super low on that so he moved me...

  69. Sore Throat on right side only-- from levothroid?
    ... Anyone else get sore throats like this when starting synthroid or levothroid?...
    ... in my throat sometimes in the week since I started synthroid ... I dont know if ill ever know if its really a swollen...

  70. question for Midwest
    ... increase my dosage. At that point I suggested we combine Synthroid with Armour, and although she was initially reluctant ... surprise. So, she presribed 15mcg Armour with 25mcg Synthroid . When I checked the Armour site, it appears I'm taking ... the equivalent of about 50mcg Synthroid , which is MUCH too low. I've called her office and...
    ... Armour is likely to be better for you than straight Synthroid . Generally, it's good to combine the two drugs when ... schools which accept endowments from the makers of Synthroid . (Politics don't only occur in Washington.) Luckily...
    ... I only wish she hadn't so drastically reduced my synthroid dosage at the same time. So I figure for the next...

  71. question about switching to armour
    ... agreed to switch me to a combination of armour and synthroid . I was taking 137.5mcg of synthroid. She started me ... off on 15mg armour and 25mcg synthroid . Isn't this much too low? According to my research ... , that's the equivalent of only 50mcg synthroid . Seems I'll be undermedicated. Responses? TIA...
    ... thought you should be on either more Armour or more synthroid . She didn't by chance indicate to take the Armour...
    ... would have made more sense to slowly drop down the synthroid while increasing the Armour till you are at a dose...
    ... I did not do well when switching from Synthroid to Armour. My doctor switched me over to an equivelent ... amount of Armour from my synthroid . I was at 125 mcg Synthroid and when I switched, ... been close to the equivelent of what I was taking of synthroid . My heart started pounding, very fast heart rate...
    ... suspect that the multimillion dollar marketing by Synthroid has them convinced of things that don't hold up under...
    ... Jim-there are many people who prefer Armour over Synthroid , so the stuff about people not using Armour anymore ... think Armour is as popular as synthetic T4 drugs. Synthroid and other synthetic T4 thyroid replacement meds are ... success with, rather listening to those who prefer Synthroid , Armour, or any other thyroid product out there on ... tried Armour--without success. Then he dropped my synthroid all the way back down to 88 from 125. I thought he...
    ... I think you could do well on the Armour, but your Synthroid needs to be higher so you are at the dose you should ... be at. IMO you should be on about 100 to 125mcg Synthroid with the 1/4 grain Armour. Your Free levels need ... you need more T3 add more Armour and decrease the Synthroid . My wife is a nurse at a local hospital -...

  72. thyroxine vs other meds....
    ... Thyroxine is just another name for Synthroid , Unithroid, Levoxyl, etc Basically means synthetic...

  73. Thyroid hormone sensitivity?
    ... thyroidectomy back in September and since then have tried Synthroid , Armor and Levoxyl. After a short period of time,...
    ... I was started on 75 mcg of Synthroid and tolerated it fine. However, after 3 weeks or so...
    ... good with stuff like this and had an intolerance to synthroid as well....

  74. Having a TT, very scared, please help!
    ... their expericences? I'm very nervous. I'm already on Synthroid and have been for many years so I'm not really worried...

  75. please help, not sure what to do about thyroid
    ... found I am hypo and I have hatimoto. I have been on synthroid , taken off synthroid and put on Armour, taken off ... Armour, and now back on synthroid and cytomel. I have been taking these for about 6...