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  1. I am a mess, and I am new here.
    ... goodness turned out to be benign. I was started on .5 of Synthroid , and did really well except for paying attention. ... deficient. and my dosage was increased from .5 of Synthroid to .112 because I am sensitive to medication, and...
    ... problems could be due to undermedication. Give the new Synthroid dose time to get to work in your system. Also, if ... taking it in the early AM before you eat. You MUST take Synthroid on an empty stomach and then wait 30 to 60 minutes ... could benefit from some Cytomel to supplement our Synthroid . Don't take the Cytomel in a single dose, however...
    ... I am taking my Synthroid an hour before I eat. I take it at 530 in the morning...

  2. What tests should I request?
    ... taking my armour, my doctor back in Cleveland put me synthroid . I gained weight and had all of the other symptoms...

  3. tingling,vibrating body and hypothyroid
    ... ask for Cytomel next visit (T3) to be added to my Synthroid ; should I go back to desiccated (which is questionable...
    ... was HYPO and am now trying to get levels stable with Synthroid . During all of this I have been tingling/vibrating...

  4. Severe HypoT??? Need help w/ symptoms!
    ... SYMPTOMS RECEED OR GO AWAY FOR A FEW HOURS AFTER TAKING A SYNTHROID PILL. She was not presecribed the medicine, but was ... resembling of a special ed person in pain, but after taking synthroid she returns almost to her normal brian function. ...
    ... SYMPTOMS RECEED OR GO AWAY FOR A FEW HOURS AFTER TAKING A SYNTHROID PILL. She was not presecribed the medicine, but was ... resembling of a special ed person in pain, but after taking synthroid she returns almost to her normal brian function. ... raises some doubt in my mind on a couple of levels. Synthroid is synthetic T4 hormone which cannot do anything for ... It doesn't work that rapidly and an increase in Synthroid needs to be daily for six weeks or so to be able to...
    ... raises some doubt in my mind on a couple of levels. Synthroid is synthetic T4 hormone which cannot do anything for ... It doesn't work that rapidly and an increase in Synthroid needs to be daily for six weeks or so to be able to ... FONT] That's really odd then because she takes the synthroid pill and it definitely clears her head in somewhere...
    ... Symptoms do not ever go away right after taking the synthroid . They do receed to some degree. Head clears a lot...
    ... symptoms sound horrible, and if she gets some relief from synthroid , then she needs to find a doc who will let her try ... a trial of Synthroid for a few months, while more tests are being run....
    ... stead of one!) It's also hard to imagine that the synthroid can kick in and relieve some of her symptoms so quickly...
    ... day, hour to hour, etc. And I wouldn't think that synthroid would help alleviate them at all....
    ... OraEtLabora said it well. Synthroid doesn't work like aspirin fixes a headache. It isn ... circulating in the bloodstream. I truly doubt popping a Synthroid tablet now and again as symptoms appear is doing anything...
    ... shock. When they put me back on meds, they put me on synthroid . My thyroid doesn't work at all - not hypothyroid ... but no thyroid...anyway - my body objected to the synthroid - definitely needed armour or at least some t3 thrown...
    ... shock. When they put me back on meds, they put me on synthroid . My thyroid doesn't work at all - not hypothyroid ... but no thyroid...anyway - my body objected to the synthroid - definitely needed armour or at least some t3 thrown...
    ... you realize how small a microgram is? Say each Synthroid contains 50 micrograms of T4. There are roughly ... milligram. Depending on how many micrograms each Synthroid tablet contains, there is an almost infinitismal amount...

  5. Do KELP pills help?
    ... specifically do the prescription thyroid medications (Like synthroid ) do?...

  6. new here
    ... just diagnosed with Hashimoto's and put on .05 mcg of synthroid . My TSH was 6, and I am not sure the T numbers offhand...

  7. If you're hypo and puffy faced raise your hand!
    ... diagnosed with Hashi's and have been taking 50mcg of Synthroid for the past 8 days. I've been having the puffy face ... 2) How long will it take for me to see results on Synthroid ? Should I add selenium to my diet to help the conversion...
    ... likely see all kinds of results (up and down) as your Synthroid dose is leveled. I wouldn't spend the money on extra...

  8. New member with questions
    ... menopausal, diagnosed with Hashimoto's in 1999 and been on Synthroid ever since. Have gone from a dose of .05 to .125 over ... Sept - it was at 4.9 up from 4.1 so he increased my Synthroid to .125 from .112 and will retest next week. Since ... thyroid is still producing hormone and you're taking Synthroid , is there a chance you could have too much hormone ... is scary! What causes this? Is it possibly from the Synthroid ? I read Mary Shomon's book and it seems my TSH...
    ... have gone from Armour - nothing(my stupidity :) - synthroid - and now Armour. I almost lost my life due to the...
    ... think my doc has been reluctant to give me too much Synthroid because of the episodes of tachycardia. I must consider...

  9. LisaBob Update please.........
    ... of Darvocet was all. I'm currently on 100mcg of Synthroid and will get new labs and see the surgeon again next...

  10. thyroiditis ???
    ... diabetes, they told me it is Hashimoto's. I am now on synthroid . Thyroiditis can have many causes, and most I believe...

  11. New here...I'm taking synthroid and can't get the wieght off.
    ... And I guess I miss spoke I wasn't thinking that the synthroid was a weight loss drug by any means. It's just been...
    ... enough to relieve your symptoms??? I am on 100 mcg of synthroid , so a dose of 112 for someone with no thyroid function...
    ... worth mentioning... Sometimes, T4-only medicines like Synthroid don't always convert to T3 optimally at the cellular...

  12. Cytomel - Does it matter when you take it?
    ... I take my Synthroid as soon as I wake up. Then I take my first Cytomel...

  13. Need advice: Possible Hashimotos diagnosis
    ... told I didn't have it. I was put on a low dose of Synthroid for years and never given anything but basic blood ... Long story short, I had a TT and am on double the Synthroid . I did find out I had Hashi's but did not, in fact...
    ... want to feel better!! My regular doctor put me on synthroid because my endo. didn't agree it is Hash. even though...

  14. Facial flushing with Headache?
    ... just experienced this while on a very low dose of synthroid . I had a headache after starting it (which I honestly ... think was NOT related to the synthroid ). However, as time went on I felt hot frequently...

  15. what's wrong
    ... diagnosed as hypothyroid couple months ago, doc gave me synthroid now I'm takeing 325mcg daily, I was do my test and...
    ... diagnosed as hypothyroid couple months ago, doc gave me synthroid now I'm takeing 325mcg daily, I was do my test and...
    ... I was at first diagnosed with hypo, doc put me on synthroid ..now I'm takeing 325mcg. But I'm just confused, because...
    ... just make you sick. I saw where one doctor said, if Synthroid promoted weight loss, doctors would be prescribing...
    ... I was at first diagnosed with hypo, doc put me on synthroid ..now I'm takeing 325mcg. But I'm just confused, because ... concerning us. You say: 1. The doctor put you on Synthroid . 2. Now you are taking 325mcg 3. Then you say you ... This is how it sounds, that your doc prescribed Synthroid . You think you are overweight and want to try to ... your lab results, a doctor dosing you with 325mcgs Synthroid would be risking a malpractice suit and loss of license...

  16. 2nd endo opinion about fna results...
    ... needed now. This endo says she wants me to start Synthroid and see if the medication has any shrinkage effect...
    ... needed now. This endo says she wants me to start Synthroid and see if the medication has any shrinkage effect...

  17. I need HELP with making a decision on whether or not to get thyroid surgery
    ... 2006 and currently working with my endo to get my synthroid dosage adjusted. After RAI and with the first dose ... of synthroid (I was taking cytomel from the time surgery was done...

  18. Eyebrows & hair falling out again...what does it mean?
    ... roller coaster! I thought I finally had tweaked the Synthroid and Cytomel just where they need to be. A month ago...
    ... roller coaster! I thought I finally had tweaked the Synthroid and Cytomel just where they need to be. A month ago...

  19. Flipping OUT!!!
    ... pound a day.............I went from .50 to .62 of synthroid ...............I am almost ready to stop it!!! PLEASE...
    ... of being one of those people who gained a ton from synthroid and could not lose it.......it has never affected...

  20. Freaking out with med change!!
    ... tell me why.............I was LOW and needed more synthroid so I SHOULD NOT BE GAINING RIGHT??? I do not need...
    ... but wanted to say that I gained weight when I was on Synthroid . Twenty pounds in a matter of a few months, to be ... weight gain did stop after the first few months on Synthroid ....
    ... need to lose atleast 10 pounds. Is Armour better than synthroid for weight? UP HILL BATTLE!:)...

  21. OK DAY 5 of upping and feeling...........
    ... I upped my synthroid 5 days ago............first from .50 to .75 WHOA!...
    ... Hey fusionqueen, I'm on day 8 of doubling my Synthroid 50mcg to 100mcg. I'm on day 9 of post thyroidectomy ... tapers off soon! Is this normal for upping the Synthroid ??? Lisa...

  22. Lobectomy and resultant hypothyroidism?
    ... seemed more knowledgeable. She wants to start me on Synthroid to normalize my TSH and to see if this will shrink...

  23. Generic Armour not as good?
    ... ok, first i was on synthroid , and didn't feel better, and then i was on generic...
    ... I am on synthroid and have been for about 15 years. It works best for...
    ... Levothroid is a just different brand of the T4 that's in Synthroid . The major brands of synthetic T4 (that I can think ... of) are: Synthroid , Levoxyl, Levothroid, and Unithroid; Cytomel is synthetic...

  24. hashi's and armour -- ineffective?
    ... and an enlarged follicular adenoma, benign) am on synthroid , but am not happy about that; hair loss, joint/muscle ... other issues. My doctor won't consider anything buy synthroid , and I've been looking for another health practictioner...
    ... was about 4 years ago. I was placed on 100 mcg of Synthroid . I continued to have hair loss, fatigue, muscle aches ... long story...) I went back to my regular dose of Synthroid and have used other methods, mostly diet (Midwest ... you respond. You may just need a dose increase of Synthroid or a little more time for your body to adjust to thyroid ... to find a health professional who is open to both Synthroid and Armour, or any other legitimate thyroid therapies...

  25. So, back to square one...
    ... two new meds and one or the other is affecting my Synthroid dose. I had to chose--drop one or both new meds or ... just increase my Synthroid. I chose to up the Synthroid from 225 to 237mcg and I started feeling a little ... scan and I felt better on it than when on my regular Synthroid and even managed to drop a few pounds while on it ... . Alas, my doctor wants me on Synthroid alone so if I want to add Cytomel I'll have to get...
    ... symptoms caused by thyroid. When the smallest dose of Synthroid (the only drug she prescribes) made me hyper, she...

  26. does HYPO = cranky, lack of sleep & anxiety???
    ... time) in my 9 month meds RolLerCoaSteR. I've taken Synthroid (yuck), Armour (think it could of worked but Dr #2...
    ... we added levoxyl to the Cytomel. When I took only Synthroid at the onset of my thy-med treatment, I felt like...

  27. Back on Armour feeling like a new Woman
    ... when, it was a breath of fresh :p air compared to Synthroid . take care, Sue...
    ... for lab work. Started Armour in January and was on Synthroid before that for a few months. Glad to hear you...

  28. drastic change in levels
    ... see him next friday. he did call me a script in for Synthroid which i started taking last friday. My uptake scan...
    ... flushed them down the toilet. Have been taking the synthroid for 8 days now and am starting to feel human again...

  29. Puffy Eyes... Maybe from RAI or Hypo.. Any Advice?
    ... hope its not starting with TEDS! My doctor said the Synthroid should help that, but in the mean time I was wondering...
    ... doctor seemed to think it would clear up with the synthroid , and they aren't nearly as they were last weekend...

  30. What did you feel with med change??
    ... I just upped my synthroid from .05 to .75 as my results were: free T4 0.7...
    ... I just upped from .05 to .75 of Synthroid last week. I didn't feel anything different from the...
    ... reading about the mood changes and nasty moods on synthroid ........is it from the med itself or from not having...
    ... reading about the mood changes and nasty moods on synthroid ........is it from the med itself or from not having...
    ... ..She said she thought I could definitly use more synthroid ......I asked about the whoozy,antys and moody things ... hear from others that feel strange when upping their synthroid ! THANKS!...

  31. Anyone with a goiter willing to share with me?
    ... than normal. Now, after being on a higher dose of Synthroid for 4 weeks, it is almost totally gone. I also have...

  32. Weight Loss Combination
    ... medication you have taken to result in weight loss. Synthroid , Cytomel, Armour? I know it's different for each...

  33. Synthroid vs. Armour
    ... thyroid. Even though the replacement hormones such as synthroid or Armour theoretically are the same as what your ... You will too. My doctor put me on 100 mcg of synthroid after my surgery. I seemed to respond to it pretty ... combination of the thyroid hormones T4 and T3. Like Synthroid it is only available by perscription. I did not respond ... causing the problems. He wanted me to just go back to Synthroid but at my request, he switched me to a lower dosage ... of Synthroid (T4 only med), and added a small amount of cytomel ... the right thing. I am back on my regular dose of Synthroid of 100mcg, for the most part am doing fine. I still ... that! Or you may just need to tweak your dosage of Synthroid to find the optimun amount for you as an individual ... on the web about thyroid meds. including Armour and Synthroid that will help you to understand your options. I...
    ... What exactly is the difference between Armour and Synthroid ? Which do you take and prefer? I am so frustrated ... [FONT="Lucida Console"]Note: I have never tried Synthroid , Armour, Cytomel or any generic replacement hormone ... basic difference between Armour and synthetics like Synthroid , Levoxyl, Levothroid, Unithroid, according to him...
    ... I cannot tell you about Synthroid . I have been on Armour 2 Grain or 120mg a day for...
    ... Some food for thought , , , I've taken Synthroid & Armour, but neither for any long time period. I...

  34. Hypo to Hyper after hyster?
    ... possible to go from being hyprothyroid (taking 100 mcg Synthroid ) to being hyperthryoid (TSH .17 ?) after a hysterectormy ... endocrinologist said to just skip 1 day of taking my Synthroid every week and this should help. I still feel hyperthyri...

  35. Basic Advice for Newly-Diagnosed Hashi's Hypothyroiditis
    ... speak from my own experiences, but I take 100 mcg. of Synthroid daily (and have been on it for just over 4 years) ... If I were you, I would try the 50 mcg. dosage of Synthroid and see how you do. Your endo seems pretty savvy ... newer ranges of normal at 0.3-2.0. Many endos favor Synthroid as it is the most commonly used medication and so ... have hair loss or any other negative symptoms from Synthroid , they just don't find the need to post on this board ... until you get your next lab work done to know if the Synthroid is helping you or not. Try to isolate one thing at ... supplements may be after you know the results of being on Synthroid . Do however eat a diet full of veggies, fruits, whole...
    ... responding :) In fact, my endo did give me 50 mcg of Synthroid several days ago and I started taking my first pill ... lethargic. It's good to know that you have been on Synthroid and not experiencing anything drastic within the hair ... dosage this morning since I saw so many posts about Synthroid and how it can cause substantial hair loss. I'm glad ... current one (even though she is stubborn in prescribing Synthroid she still is an outstanding endo, in my book) and ... demand for Armour if Synthroid is not compatible with my body. I will definitely...
    ... of the same problems with getting dosages right as synthroid does. Many times it's not a matter of which one you ... are busy living their healthy lives again. Give the synthroid six months with this doctor and see what happens....
    ... react especially after my endo gave me 3 months of Synthroid drugs for FREE! After I told her if there should ... reading the internet. You're fine. Just take the Synthroid and I'll see you in three months. Just please, STOP ... when I take one iron pill a day (8 hours after my Synthroid ). Also my hair is falling out a lot less after taking ... ll provide more feedback in a few months time about Synthroid . Thanks everyone!!! I love this board. librarygirl...
    ... soon! I've had the headaches on my upped dose of Synthroid (little over a week on the new dose). I'm hoping...

  36. Thyroid WAY outta wack
    ... to 19.08 I was given a script for 150 MCG of synthroid Does that seem like a correct dosage? Thank...

  37. Synthroid? Starting after becoming hypo from RAI...
    ... being too low, so he upped my meds to 100 mcg's of synthroid as he anticipates them dropping even lower over the ... I did for the first 3 days of being on 50 mcg's of synthroid , so it does take a little while for your body to adjust...

  38. is this related to hypothyroidism?

  39. Changing my own synthroid dose?
    ... way you've written it. Did you make a typo error? Synthroid is dosed in increments of 25 or 50 and up to about ... extremely rare case of acute hormone resistance. If the Synthroid you now take - whatever the dose - helps you avoid...

  40. calcified tumor...surgery
    ... time, I was told it was precancerous. I have been on Synthroid which caused my thyroid to shut down because the adenoma...
    ... my yearly check for TSH levels since I had been on Synthroid because of this tumor. But, my DR had forgotten that...

  41. Nodule biopsy results follicular lesion, help.
    ... questions and was pushing me to take a pretty high dose of synthroid and when I asked about armour she freaked out. I...

  42. New Twist--conflicting results
    ... reported the uptake scan results nor ordered me to resume Synthroid I decided to act like I was still waiting for results ... office, his nurse called and said I could resume the Synthroid ; she then said the doctor wanted to speak to me. ...
    ... my endo wouldn't talk about thyrogen he took me off Synthroid on 2/1 then took me off Cytomel on 2/17 so I am not ... more effective ablations can be had with thyrogen if Synthroid is discontinued 4 days prior to RAI but he didn't ... it need more time? What about the resumption of Synthroid ? (This old thread reminded me how my endo just sort...
    ... tongue and very dry mouth. I'm cleared to resume the Synthroid and go to a normal diet on Saturday and I am only...
    ... tongue and very dry mouth. I'm cleared to resume the Synthroid and go to a normal diet on Saturday and I am only...
    ... and took two shots of thyrogen. My endo took me off Synthroid on 2/1 and off Cytomel on 2/17, not expecting to use...

  43. Thyroid Healed
    ... calls back, and tells me i no longer need to take the synthroid , because "everything looks good"..Now, after being...

  44. Advice on RAI followup Appointment ~ Please Help!
    ... were taken the day before I started the 100mcg of Synthroid so he'll probably want to wait and see if that starts...

  45. Thyroid Med keeps increasing ??? WHy ??
    ... My Mom takes Synthroid , and she keeps having to get her thyroid med increased...
    ... not within normal range. So her Dr is increasing the Synthroid . How is she feeling :) If they've tried to stabilize ... for several months, my next thought is that possibly Synthroid may not be working for her. Has her Doctor thought...

  46. Life after TT
    ... been able to find too much. I've already been taking synthroid for 11 years and the surgeon is upping my dose. My...
    ... working until the doc could find the correct dose of synthroid for me. I have been on different mg's on synthroid...

  47. Doctor Says Everything is Normal
    ... side of my thyroid. Thereafter, I was treated with Synthroid to keep a very small nodule on my right side from...

  48. Life after RAI
    ... while to get with the program. I am on 50 mcg's of synthroid and have a doctor's appointment this week to see how...
    ... really hypo quick! Did you get put on the 50 mcg's of synthroid right after your treatment? In reference to your...
    ... couldn't manage them and so decided to start me on synthroid after a month, I am thinking the levels are continuing...

  49. natural form bad reaction!!!!!!
    ... i was having a heart attack!!! so am now back on synthroid whats this cymetol everyones talking about?????...
    ... me try a very small dosage of cytomel along with my synthroid . (T3 only, rather than a combo of T4/T3). He put ... when taking the cytomel. I am back on plain ol' Synthroid . I still have a few hypo symtoms, but really think...
    ... everyone for replying!!!!! yes iam also back on synthroid feel some what like myself again i guess i gave...

  50. give me a break, GIVE *me* a BREAK,,,
    ... month thy-med RolLerCoaStEr I've been on generic Synthroid , Armour, & now Cytomel since May & seeing my 3rd Doc ... LAB:) standards. Last time I picked up my generic Synthroid , the Pharm told me the pills were different shape ... feel like I could CRY & smack someone) When I took Synthroid early in my treatment, I felt like I was taking DEPRESSANTS...
    ... time to work? Last time I picked up my generic Synthroid , the Pharm told me the pills were different shape ... feel like I could CRY & smack someone) When I took Synthroid early in my treatment, I felt like I was taking DEPRESSANTS...
    ... Hmmm, Unithroid appears to look much like Synthroid . Unithroid: [COLOR="Indigo"]http://www.drugdigest...

  51. Armour, Cytomel, Synthroid, Thylor
    ... also. I also get irritated from mixing Cytomel and Synthroid . Thats why I tried Armour but it does the same thing ... what makes me feel the best. I decide to try just Synthroid again and see what happens. I wish some drug company...
    ... mcg's (.050 or 50mcgs :) largest pill made) and my Synthroid is .025 mcg's (tiny!)- I know it could go up, but ... of Cytomel were you on? When I took just generic Synthroid b4, I felt like I was taking depressants. Thought...
    ... seemed too high compared to my maintenance dose of Synthroid , 212.5 mcg. The most I took was 62.5mcg per day (the ... run out today or tomorrow I went ahead and took one Synthroid 200mcg yesterday and another this morning. The most ... the uptake scan I was doing pretty good on 212.5 of Synthroid and I plan to return to that dose when the Cytomel...

  52. Help Interpreting Lab Results
    ... take this slow because I had a terrible reaction to synthroid . Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thank you...
    ... you're going slowly because of what happened with Synthroid . I had to do that too, because Synthroid in the smallest...

  53. i might be a swinger????
    ... on Tapazole, why can't you become hyper on too much Synthroid ? I've heard other gals say they get hyper on too...

  54. desperately need help!
    ... coldness, and brain fog. I have tried synthroid , cytomel, armour recently. Very low dosage of thyroid ... TSH was 0.09. Fatigued. We then tried 50mcg synthroid and 25 mcg Cytomel not knowing my TSH was low. By ... stopped taking everything. 8/31/06, tried 50 mcg synthroid for one day. I had severe hyper symptoms. 9/1 ... /06, I started to try 25mcg of Synthroid for 28 days. Felt muscle weakness and inncordinations ... of no thyroid medication and 5 days of only 12.5mcg Synthroid . It does not make sense! Doctor suggests that...

  55. RAI Treatment?!? Any good results out there??
    ... had RAI for graves 25 years ago, and she's been on synthroid ever since, always been skinny, and never felt unwell...

  56. Upped med and UGH!!!!!!!!
    ... I wanted to try upping my dosage to .75 from.50 of synthroid I could ( my labs were upper end normal) WELLLLLL ... to much med??? I searched the web for Headaches and synthroid and found a link that said to much med can cause weight...
    ... mcgs. 2. You may be reacting to something in the Synthroid filler, may want to try a different brand. 3. You ... I doubt the weight gain is due to an increase in Synthroid , but some people do feel best at the upper end TSH...
    ... I was in the upper end of normal and I take .50 of synthroid . Have for years and always been in the middle.......
    ... is low end and my TSH high end. How will upping my synthroid even both out? What about the weight gain?? Just ... happened when I upped the synthroid ....
    ... brand name, but there are several of those, including Synthroid , Levothroid, Levoxyl and Unithroid. Any of those ... your doc thinks you may be allergic to a filler in Synthroid (doubtful if you have been taking it for years), he ... that shouldn't be a problem. I doubt allergy to Synthroid is your issue, however, if it isn't new to you. It...
    ... like that. Wierd side effect if it is from to much synthroid . I am sooooooooo med sensitive it really sucks when...
    ... developed an allergy to a filler ingredient in your Synthroid , he may want to switch the brand for you....

  57. Negative for antibodies
    ... did burst into tears with relief. Started 50 of Synthroid on July 4 and felt a little better pretty quickly ... . I don't know if it was the Synthroid kicking in or a placebo effect doing it, but it was ... my TSH down around 1.00 and bumped me up to 75 of Synthroid . As we were walking out of the exam room she said ... I was so sure I'd have to ask to try some if the Synthroid alone wasn't doing it. I'm thrilled to know she's...

  58. a few hair questions
    ... underarms as often. When I first was placed on synthroid , I did notice that I was losing hair. I read somewhere ... out thinner with hypo and then when you are on the synthroid , and it starts to grow, that hair is weaker and breaks...

  59. ultrasound question.
    ... what was she marking? I was increased to 100mcg of synthroid a month and a half ago when my TSH was 21....

  60. Mixed up....HELP
    ... get the exact numbers. they upped my meds to 100mcg synthroid . I started having piles of skipped beats. I called...
    ... can I add to that? Synthroid isn't the only medicine. Maybe your Dr should look...

  61. New Here w/ a Question
    ... Six weeks ago my TSH was .29. My doctor reduced my Synthroid and told me to continue with Cytomel 5 mcg twice a ... day. I'm taking the synthroid in a weird prescription: 1 tablet 5X a week, 1/2 tablet ... suggesting I continue with Cytomel and change the Synthroid to take only 5 days a week. I called to tell her how ... instructions to stop the Cytomel and continue taking my Synthroid . By the way, my synthroid level is 137 mcg. I'm worry ... the Synthroid is going to make the heart beats faster. What do you...

  62. Hashimoto's Antibody Questions
    ... It showed my t3s were below normal so he raised my synthroid up a dose and got my t3s in the normal range and my...
    ... It showed my t3s were below normal so he raised my synthroid up a dose and got my t3s in the normal range and my...

  63. Ora et Labora??
    ... Her symptoms went away within a few months of taking Synthroid . So, I suspect that some of my problems may be chronic...

  64. Please help me with understanding these levels??
    ... converting T4 to T3 just fine. He put me on 112 mg. of Synthroid ........I started splitting them in half and taking ... heartbeat faster...........I just want to be sure I need synthroid , and not have these symptoms only because of low ferritin...

  65. T3-is this safe to use alone?? Do you use T3??
    ... s) After switching Dr's, the new on added some Synthroid to Cytomel. My T4's were low by lab standards. ...
    ... T3 meds and try a small dose of a T4 med. such as synthroid , .25 dosage or so, to see if you feel better by bringing...
    ... done with a synthetic T4 med. I have been taking Synthroid for over 4 years, and prefer it to other meds that ... personal choice, many others don't respond well to Synthroid and do better on other medications. Also your free...

  66. can anyone tel me what these mean....?
    ... I was in the upper end of normal and I take .50 of synthroid . Have for years and always been in the middle.......
    ... I have some .75 of synthroid so that would up me from .50. I may try that..... ... people don't feel much of a difference when they up synthroid but I sure do! Anyone else react quickly to it??:...
    ... rush today, I missed the part about the reaction to Synthroid . Perhaps you have an allergy to a filler in that ... number of weeks on a different brand. I have read that Synthroid tends to be slightly stronger than the others. ...

  67. Questions about TT
    ... of all, how long after surgery does it take for the Synthroid to work properly and to have your levels be in the...

  68. Can you go from hypo to hyper?
    ... the shorter half-life of T3 compared to a T4 like Synthroid ? My thought is that it would be easier to switch...
    ... would be the best because of it's fact action. T4 or Synthroid given in small initial doses would also work but won...
    ... taking too much and he cut it in half and put me on Synthroid (only t4). I was having NO problems when he did this...

  69. Tsh
    ... started in treatment, my TSH was 6.98. I started taking Synthroid , and within 2 weeks, it had fallen to 2.49. After ... it and wait until I got sicker and could tolerate Synthroid . I didn't wait. One month after stopping Synthroid...

  70. HYPO ~ can I improve MY memory?
    ... since May. Four weeks ago, Dr #3 added .25 mcg's of Synthroid TO that. My T4's are L by labs standards - makes for ... increased 10 fold:) - - And I believe since adding Synthroid its gotten WORSE. I haven't done anything DANGEROUS...
    ... Early in my treatment, when I took just Synthroid , I felt like there was a CLOUD or cotton in my head...

  71. inceased sythroid, but levels keep increasing?
    ... stable with my levels. Recently while on 100mcg of synthroid my levels were 7.35. So dr. increased it to 112mcg ... results and it was 14.8. Now they've increased the synthroid to 125mcg and scheduled another blood test 4wks later...
    ... other choices. But too many Doctors seem to think Synthroid is the ONLY thing available :) What of your levels ... ? I'm guessing that TSH? Adding some Cytomel to Synthroid , or using a t3/4 combo med COULD help you get this...
    ... Your body isn't doing as good of a job converting the Synthroid /T4 to T3 as it once was. It could be the addition ... danger for you here is that if you simply increase the Synthroid you could be asking for trouble when you eventually ... good endo and suggest that he consider leaving the Synthroid dose alone, adding Cytomel/T3 instead. T3 doesn't...

  72. Hurthle Cells found in biopsy results
    ... feeling poorly for about a year. I'd been taking Synthroid for 11 years. I've had such an increase in fatigue...

  73. just a short intro
    ... since then she's been pretty useless. I was started on synthroid and had hope, but it hasn't really gotten me anywhere...

  74. Sometimes you just have to throw a fit
    ... hurting the scan or does it take the place of Cytomel or Synthroid , making me feel better and not hurting the scan?...
    ... Iodine Diet if you aren't already and do not take any Synthroid in the meantime. You could *probably* cheat and take ... hurting the scan or does it take the place of Cytomel or Synthroid , making me feel better and not hurting the scan?...
    ... differ? As soon as I can I will be back on the Synthroid 200mcg but I have a small stash of left-over Cytomel ... two so I'll be done with the Cytomel by the time the Synthroid kicks in....
    ... weekend and if all is well I'll start back on the Synthroid with just a small dose of Cytomel to speed things...

  75. Experience switching from Synthroid to generic or vice versa???
    ... generic, and wasn't doing well, then I switched to synthroid , and within a week, felt a hundred times better. But ... fine..........but since I started doing better on synthroid I won't switch.......... to be honest, it's a pretty...
    ... hello! 1. Have any of you been on Synthroid or the generic and switched to the other? I was ... is owned by Goldshield which is the UK version of Synthroid . Now I stick to Forleys or Goldshield and I'm fine...
    ... [1. Have any of you been on Synthroid or the generic and switched to the other? 2. How...