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Neuromuscular Diseases board

  1. ALS or Neuromuscular?
    ... care of yourself, get over that cold, and give the synthroid a few months, then see where you are. If you're still ... for your thyroid follow up appts, but just give the synthroid time to work). It may be that your replacement therapy...

Neuropathy board

  1. can anyone relate?
    ... 20 pounds and had hypothyroidism am taking 12 mg of synthroid . I also have 2 compressed discs and sciatica in right...

  2. Question on Nerve Biopsy effects
    ... My meds are nortiptyline, prednisone, singulair, synthroid & prilosec. I was worried at the time that the nerve...

  3. Pain Management
    ... orally - it has to bypass the GI system). I am on Synthroid , (my thryroid's been removed) and prescription calcium...

  4. Pain Management
    ... orally - it has to bypass the GI system). I am on Synthroid , (my thryroid's been removed) and prescription calcium...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) board

  1. CRPS - Is Pain Doctor able to DX?
    ... Thyroid). They killed my Thyroid and now I am on Synthroid . Through this 3 years the only thing that showed...

  2. RSD/MS/Autoimmune disorders
    ... which are both auto-immune. Who knows? Do you take Synthroid ? That's what I've been taking. Very interesting. ...
    ... Levoxyl because it is available in the 137mcg dosage and Synthroid is not. I've been stable there for about 9 months...
    ... morning, I also have hypothyroidism and I am taking Synthroid 0.125 mg, ihavent asked my PMD but i have a friend...

  3. Have a date for SCS
    ... neurontin (2600mg) elavil (50mg) Lortab (10/750) and my synthroid all through my trial and when i had the perment one...

Restless Leg Syndrome board

  1. Proper dosage of Requip?
    ... He is miserable. He is on Benicar for HBP and Synthroid for thyroid....

  2. Problems with requip?
    ... to run tests to see if I'm anemic. I'm also taking synthroid for my thryoid and had been taking zelnorm for IBS...

  3. synthroid and RLS
    ... I used to take synthroid for my hypothyroid problem. I've been off of it for...

Spinal Cord Disorders board

  1. Numbness?
    ... autoimmune hypothyroid disease. I take .75 mcg of Synthroid everyday. Does anyone have any expierence with any...

  2. Anyone with pain in mid spine?
    ... looked further. They put me on Cytomel along with my Synthroid and these type symptoms cleared up. Get a thorough...

  3. Any nutrition advise?
    ... & have been on Gabapentin, Zopiclone(for sleep) & Synthroid . Psychologically it helps to be taking something...

  4. BobM & other friends, what meds?
    ... 1 Melatonin for good measure. :) Then there's my Synthroid , bone builder suppliments, Citrical, Glucosomine/Condroiton...

  5. Just diagnosed and surgery recommended
    ... treatment it stabilized, as did my asthma!! Not just synthroid they had to add a second hormone because it wasn't...

Cancer board

  1. when should I be alarmed about my nodules on my thyroid?
    ... the nodules came within the last year and I was on synthroid should I be more alarmed?...
    ... that done. Its possible, by lowering your dosage of Synthroid , that your antibody count (if you have antibodies...

  2. Huge lump under my incision site
    ... and my blood TSH levels are good right now. I take Synthroid . But dang, this is a bad place to mess with a body...

  3. I want my thyroid back.
    ... no chemo. Just radiocative iodine. 175 mcg. of Synthroid . Okay, currently I am on Lamictal (mood stabilizer...
    ... mental and emotional problems. Since all of the meds, Synthroid and antidepressants and mood stabilizers and anti...

  4. Swollen Parotid Gland after RAI
    ... migrain headaches now. My doctor put me on 100mg of Synthroid and 5mg of Cytomel twice a day right after RAI. He...

  5. Questions???Thyroid biopsy tomarrow!
    ... I am happy I had the whole mess removed. I am on synthroid now for the rest of my life. (A small inexpensive...

Cancer: Bladder board

  1. surgery/bladder issues help
    ... during the period I was waiting for RAI and was not on Synthroid . After RAI and getting on Synthroid it moderated and...

  2. Thyroid and Bladder Issues
    ... and now diagnosed with "IC" painful bladder. I am on Synthroid .75 daily. Last TSH was 3.5. Wondering if there is...

  3. CFIDS and Tremors or bladder/sexual dysfunction anyone?
    ... BINGO. Symptoms (including libido) have improved with Synthroid though not completely gone away. Good luck! ...

  4. Bladder Pressure/ Blood in Urine
    ... talk to my doctor about the correlation. I am on synthroid for that though....

  5. Overactive Bladder/UTI
    ... before. The only meds I was on when this started was Synthroid and OTC painkillers. I don't have a history of frequent...

Cancer: Breast board

  1. Breast Cysts
    ... identified the hypothyroidism, but gave me a dose of synthroid that was much too low. When the symptoms continued ... work, I went to an endocrinologist, who looked at my synthroid dosage and said, "I didn't think they made a pill...

  2. Breast lump
    ... tchocolate, Thanks for the reply. Yes, I am taking 100 mcg Synthroid . I never thought of this being from my thyroid med ... this started around the same time I started taking Synthroid . I hope everything goes well at your appt. on the...

Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian board

  1. New here - ? re: 'mass' on fallopian tube
    ... probably a horse' (my mother's saying). I also take synthroid , after having most of my thyroid removed 5 yrs ago...

  2. I am so scared....
    ... thyroid checked? Are you on meds for it? I am taking synthroid and my doctor keeps uping my dose. I just had another...
    ... I just insisted that my doctor switch me from the synthroid to ARMOUR thyroid... this is a natural thyroid hormone ... contains both hormones that the thyroid produces, unlike synthroid that only produces 1 hormone . The doc didn't want...

  3. I'm not sure what to do about this?
    ... exercise and have not had kids yet. I just started taking synthroid for hypothyroid the beginning of this year but that...

  4. Followup re post-meopause bleeding/abnormal pap
    ... hypothyroidism. My mom did as well and had taken synthroid for years, but then stopped taking it about 7 years...
    ... suggested I stop taking the medication. (same as synthroid , but diff name) No matter what, I will be taking ... How did your mom feel after stopping taking the synthroid meds? I would have been dragging my self around and...
    ... system. To answer your question: when she was on synthroid she was on a very low dose. When she stopped taking...

  5. Hi I'm new and had a question
    ... removed and that has been a battle itself getting on Synthroid and finding the right dose for me.. I got diagnosed...

  6. URGENT, please help - Ovarian Cancer Spreading
    ... twice a day, oxyir for B/T, xanax, paxil, estratest, synthroid , phenergran....

Cancer: Lung board

  1. Need Insight MIL NSCLC
    ... lidoderm patches up to 6 daily.And she is still on her synthroid and some other meds that she was on before her diagnosis...

  2. Symptoms ??
    ... her she was low thyroid. After weeks of taking synthroid for the thyroid, and mom getting worse, we decided...
    ... her she was low thyroid. After weeks of taking synthroid for the thyroid, and mom getting worse, we decided...
    ... her she was low thyroid. After weeks of taking synthroid for the thyroid, and mom getting worse, we decided...

  3. please somebody!
    ... refused to test me for it in the beginning! I just take synthroid every morning about 30 minutes before I eat anything...

Cancer: Prostate board

  1. Prostate Biopsy and PSA Tests
    ... 300's for years. The only change I made was replace Synthroid with Cytomel for my underactive thyroid. I even called...
    ... 300's for years. The only change I made was replace Synthroid with Cytomel for my underactive thyroid. I even called...
    ... 300's for years. The only change I made was replace Synthroid with Cytomel for my underactive thyroid. I even called...

Cancer: Thyroid board

  1. Hyperthyroidism problems after thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer
    ... wants to suppressive my thyroid to that level with Synthroid which I have resisted. I took Inderal which helps...

  2. Thyroid Cancer - Synthroid vs Levoxyl - Anyone???
    ... better on the name brand, so my doctor switched me to synthroid , and I stick with that. My doctor thinks the generic...
    ... hypothyroid...no thyroid cancer...and have taken both Synthroid and Levoxyl...been taking Levoxyl longer. So I...
    ... stays the same. I'm just trying to decide between the Synthroid brand or the Levoxyl brand. Like I said, I felt fine ... taking Synthroid and I also felt fine taking the generic. Meds really ... t know which brand, if either, is better. I know Synthroid costs more but I don't know if that's due to marketing...
    ... and felt much better on Levoxyl. Never taken brand Synthroid I'd say it's the MARKETING that makes Synthroid cost ... more. Its also interesting that Synthroid has never gotten FDA approval, while Levoxyl got approval...
    ... I believe synthroid was approved officially in 2002. Yes, it might...
    ... anufacturer for over 20 years. My endo said I CAN switch to Synthroid if I want, but I guess since I am doing well, I am...
    ... Still the same variance (which is greater than what Synthroid or Levoxyl has) but now, because the FDA changed the...

  3. Thyroid cancer follow up--sharing good news!
    ... felt like a million bucks on 25 cytomel then the 50 synthroid im gonna see how it goes if this now 5 cytomel and ... 50 synthroid dont seem to be cutting it im calling i dont have...
    ... normal. It took a while to adjust to living on synthroid (I took cytomel in the beginning too, but that gave...
    ... wrote-are you still on the cytomel as well as the synthroid ? Or did you stop taking the cytomel when it made you...
    ... found I didn't really need it anymore, I just take synthroid now. I don't think you'd need suppression with...

  4. Staying hyperthyroid post thyroid cancer...dealing with the symptoms
    ... much anymore. I finally convinced my Dr. to lower my Synthroid dose...I'm now alternating between 112 mcg and 125...

  5. Thyroid Cancer ....hoarseness
    ... not an option last year. When I am taken off of the Synthroid to prepare for the RAI testing, I definitely go hoarse...

  6. 2 yrs out of thyroid cancer and pregnant
    ... they have been keeping a close eye on my labs. My synthroid was increased because my TSH started to climb a little...

  7. Radoactive Iodine for Thyroid Cancer Questions
    ... Could it just be the meds? Maybe if I switched to synthroid it would help? I know that I have had generic meds...
    ... preparing for RAI soon anyway, it doesn't pay to go on synthroid until it's all over. You're on cytomel which goes ... stop that 2 weeks prior anyway. When you get on synthroid , after RAI, after you finally get to a decent dose...

  8. Thyroid Cancer
    ... your thyroid glands removed and taking the dosage of synthroid . I had Cancer at 19 and am starting to get panic attacks ... im doing the right thing. My Thyroid doc lowered my synthroid dose a month ago and its still not helping. Thanks...

  9. Thyroid cancer and radiation questions
    ... to come off my meds anymore. By the way - I take Synthroid 3 mg - I am on a large dose..... Good luck...
    ... radiation (iodine) I was given two ways to handle my synthroid , 1. go off until treatment, 2. there is a shot you...

  10. help-thyroid cancer and radiation
    ... weeks. I have since lost it, I am on a high dose of synthroid to keep my TSH suppressed, so I don't gain a lot of...

  11. Synthyroid and thyroid cancer
    ... Why do doctors always prescribe synthroid when one has thyroid cancer. Is it not good to take...
    ... supportive to the same goal as to why Doctors prescribe Synthroid for thyroid cancer. This is my logic: Doctors...
    ... T4, you should not really need T3. I started on synthroid , then my doctor added cytomel because I still wasn ... cytomel, because I've adjusted and I'm fine on just synthroid for thyroid cancer for now. So that's not true that...

  12. tsh level after thyroid cancer removal & concerns
    ... I had thyroid cancer removed in 1994. was on synthroid up until 8/05. my doctor kept me on high dosage so...
    ... re not getting the right dose of replacement drug ( Synthroid , Armour, etc.). You may need a higher dose. As...

  13. THYROID CANCER: surgery questions
    ... to work 15 days after my surgery..I am on 200mcg of synthroid ..and i have to take calcitriol and oscal for my calcium...
    ... about one week later. Today, I am currently on 200mcg Synthroid and also calcium (500mg daily). I am still numb from...

  14. Diagnosed with thyroid cancer half an hour ago
    ... uncommon for them to do this, too. As for life with Synthroid ... I've had a difficult time adjusting to it. I've ... anxious, weight loss, etc.). The goal of treatment with synthroid (for thyroid CA patients) is to suppress your TSH, ... patients feel well again within 6-8 weeks after starting synthroid . I wish you the best of luck. I know you'll be...
    ... at that time due to being pregnant, I am now off my synthroid in preparation for the RAI (radioactive iodine) treatment...

  15. Thyroid Cancer
    ... think), so she has been slowly raising my dosage of Synthroid . Right now I take 150 mcg each day. I have been...

  16. Amy, Ringbearer, Blue or any others who have had thyroid cancer...
    ... suppressed. I'm currently alternating between 112mcg synthroid and 125mcg. I have had hyper symptoms pretty much...
    ... consider taking a T3 along or by itself with your synthroid , I find it easier to adjust when its too much or too...
    ... also (for whatever it is worth). I’m on 100 mcg of synthroid now, dropped from 112 some time ago. My TSH on this...

  17. TSH suppression - post thyroid cancer...
    ... July 03 due to cancer and I'm currently taking 112mcg synthroid . This is my 4th dose so far. I finally saw an endo ... and said they would like me to go back up to 125mcg synthroid because my TSH was at 0.5. She said the Dr. would...
    ... July 03 due to cancer and I'm currently taking 112mcg synthroid . This is my 4th dose so far. I finally saw an endo ... and said they would like me to go back up to 125mcg synthroid because my TSH was at 0.5. She said the Dr. would...
    ... wasn't low enough, so she prescribed a big upgrade of Synthroid . I was afraid to fill the script because higher doses...
    ... it was 7.11 and boy did I feel bad. my Dr. moved my synthroid up from 100 mcg's to 112 mcg's and I feel better already ... at .05 was too low. She put me on the 100 mcgs of synthroid down from 125 mcg's and I have been sick ever since ... chest pains and tacky if my TSH gets too low at a synthroid dose of 150 mcgs. I had thyroid storm and ended up ... figure it out until I reminded them AGAIN that I was on synthroid . They argued with me about the cause of bad EKG until...
    ... seem to think my symptoms had anything to do with the Synthroid . :) I decided to start alternating between 112mcg...

  18. Did your Thyroid Cancer come back?
    ... swollowing. My yo yo Gp ( who I fired) had lowered my synthroid so much that I went hypo and she wanted me to stay ... finally changed PCP who I had to talk into up-ing my synthroid , I am angry with myself for trusting her and angry...

  19. Birth Control & Thyroid Cancer
    ... removed, it was cancerous. I am now being treated with Synthroid .88 mcgs. I am looking into birth control and...
    ... removed, it was cancerous. I am now being treated with Synthroid .88 mcgs. I am looking into birth control and...

  20. Thyroid Cancer
    ... While I was taking the Synthroid I gained 14 lbs. in 2 months......fortunately for ... a terrible reaction to the dyes and fillers in the Synthroid , severe muscle aches and severe water retention. My ... Armour, is that I no longer have the huge appetite that Synthroid gave me....

  21. Thyroid Cancer Question
    ... for a surgery to remove 95% of my thyroid. Went on Synthroid and all was well for two years. Then, out of the...

  22. Thyroid cancer..anyone in Seattle? & when to file complaints with AMA?
    ... checking me for full blown lymphoma. My meds are Synthroid 100mg and then Cytomel 5mg twice a day...

  23. Thyroid Cancer Question
    ... risk of undergoing surgery again. I have been on synthroid 112 since this all happened in November 2002. I...

  24. New to this Board: thyroid cancer?
    ... how often?). 3. How long does it take to get the synthroid levels regulated (post-surgery) 4. Can I be active...

  25. diagnosed with follicular thyroid cancer
    ... skim the pool a bit! In a few weeks you'll be back on Synthroid and hopefully feeling fine in no time~ ...

  26. Thyroid cancer
    ... I had all my blood work and the Dr. increased my synthroid because he wants my tsh below 1 and it wasn't.. anyway...
    ... I had all my blood work and the Dr. increased my synthroid because he wants my tsh below 1 and it wasn't.. anyway...

  27. Thyroid Cancer and Diabetes
    ... have to change my meds again... I am on 200mcg's of synthroid ... Well I need to get my kids ready for bed here shortly...
    ... have to change my meds again... I am on 200mcg's of synthroid ... Well I need to get my kids ready for bed here shortly...
    ... ArtfulD) I went through the RAI in June and was put on Synthroid I am still not on the right dose but we are getting...
    ... ArtfulD) I went through the RAI in June and was put on Synthroid I am still not on the right dose but we are getting ... Hashimoto. His thyroid problems are well controlled with Synthroid and he is an athlete - so he appears to be doing great...

  28. 21-year-old suspected to have thyroid cancer...questions (long)
    ... routine. I should also mention that I'm on .125 of Synthroid and I can't really say that I feel any differently...
    ... weeks, even though I take cytomel and not the typical synthroid . (it has a shorter life span within your body). I ... to see more. There are also other alternatives to synthroid , I am not going to suggest any as I don't want to...
    ... other meds you can take, but your problem with the synthroid right now is probably that your thyroid is functioning...

  29. Thyroid cancer your Synthroid dosage
    ... treatment to kill my thyroid, I was given too much Synthroid and was actually made more hyper which caused me to ... you might need to switch meds. I never did well on Synthroid and did much better after switching to Armour. ...
    ... still am not right on my meds.. I take 175 mcg of synthroid a day, somedays I am OK and others I feel like you...
    ... Hi, I have been taking 150mcg Synthroid since my RAI treatment in Aug. I, too, have been ... normal range, my dr. refuses to believe my dose of synthroid is too high. I am convinced that all of this has something...

  30. Anemia and Thyroid Cancer?
    ... papillary carcinoma 7-28-03. Have since started on synthroid . My thyroid lab values are showing that the synthroid...

  31. Synthroid and Thyroid Cancer - Meep?
    ... results with other brands or medications than others. Synthroid is only one choice out of several. Any doctor who ... says Synthroid is the best or Synthroid is the only option is a sellout to the drug reps and ... to another doctor. In the US, other meds besides Synthroid , are as follows: Synthetic T4 medications with the ... same active ingredient as Synthroid : Levoxyl, Levothroid, Levo-T and Unithroid. Synthetic...
    ... 4 months a year it really sucks cuz I'm not on my synthroid . And all my para thyroids are gone so my calcium ... cuz it was dagerous. All I know is even with my Synthroid my body feels like crap most the time. My Blood levels ... are all over the place and my synthroid dose changes often. Thyroid problems just suck don...
    ... April 2002 When I felt normal I was on 0.225mg of Synthroid : T4 Total 11.3 (4.5-12.5) TSH 1.47 (0.4-5.5) T3 ... 61 - 1.76) July 2003 My GP told me to stop taking Synthroid for 2 weeks TSH 255.99 (0.35-5.5) T3 Uptake 29 (24 ... 39) T4 Free 0.7 (1.2-4.9) Now I am on 0.175mg of Synthroid ...my symptoms have gotten slighlty better, but I have...
    ... really did think I was going to die. Overmedication on Synthroid is a very dangerous thing. My endo wants to test...

  32. What kind of thyroid medication is everyone taking after thyroid cancer?
    ... I'm so tired of doctor's telling me synthroid is the best. I'm sure it's a great medication but ... whom was having the same problems as me, with the synthroid building in the body until it reach toxic levels....

  33. Thyroid Cancer and Medication
    ... of cancer 4 years back and have been on 0.225mg of synthroid since. Does synthroid just effect the T4 level? ... for months, and he is just playing around with my synthroid doses. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated...

  34. thyroid cancer
    ... thyroid. I know that you cannot be on Levoxyl or Synthroid . I don't know what the side effects are, sorry. ...
    ... that prior to my scan and felt better than I did on Synthroid ! I took it twice a day for about 2 weeks. Hopefully...

  35. Question for those with thyroid cancer?
    ... relieved to have finished all treatments. I take my synthroid every morning at 6am religiously. I feel 100% fine ... you don't need the radioiodine again. Are you on synthroid ? Laura...

  36. thyroid cancer
    ... replacement therapy (this is the synthetic hormone like Synthroid ). This makes you very, very tired. They want levels...

Cancer: Uterine board

  1. questions about thickened uterine lining
    ... it turns out that it is underactive. she put me on synthroid and she also put me on metformin. she said my insulin...