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  1. New labs, do I need synthroid added to Armour? Please look
    ... higher. That made me wonder if I should do that or add synthroid instead, or maybe even do both? My free t3 could use...
    ... I've left behind a lot of symptoms. I was on Synthroid for about 7-8 years. During that time my TSH was in ... deep end, demanded to be taken off it and put back on synthroid . So, that started one of the most miserable years ... and these symptoms were not relieved. I was on synthroid the first part of the year, Dr. didn't like the blood ... for me I'll stick with that. I think straight synthroid works for a lot of people. But there seems to be something ... myself by going off armour a year ago and taking the synthroid /cytomel/compounding route before going back to Armour...

  2. Doctor gave me the phone call I didn't want to hear
    ... removed (you can live fine without one, just take synthroid which you are doing anyway), and take an iodine pill...

  3. elmhar mentioned slow release T3
    ... produced, brand-labelled or generic, like you have Synthroid or Levoxyl for T4, the brand-name Cytomel for regular ... case history: Low fT4 & fT3 w/elevated TSH. Took Synthroid , then switched to Levoxyl after nasty dye reaction ... clinically conservative, you many want to stick with Synthroid . There is some research to show that Synthroid is...
    ... My Dr. put me on a compounded (slow release) mix of synthroid and cytonel back in March because I reacted strongly ... to cytomel when he added it to my synthroid . I wasn't getting any relief of symptoms on straight...
    ... clinically conservative, you many want to stick with Synthroid . There is some research to show that Synthroid is ... desired healing. My insurance formulary allows Synthroid , Levothroid and Cytomel (if needed). I doubt it includes...

  4. Finally dxed-hypo..m
    ... :) Hi I am 51 and I take the highest dosage of synthroid one can take. I still have the tired and sluggish...

  5. Got ?s on my Thyroid....
    ... ultrasound and found 2 nodes on it. She put me on 25mcg of synthroid . She said tsh was alittle high because it is being...

  6. Things to take to your Doc to get them to follow new TSH
    ... even with changing my meds to Armour after being on Synthroid for 2 years. So I have faith that she will indeed...

  7. Anyone have excessive sweating at night from synthroid?
    ... sweating at night and I'm on the lowest dose possible of synthroid 12.5 mcg ... I am very sensitive to any med that I ... much I'm sweating from this very low baby dose of synthroid . But, once I get up from lying down, I'm fine, and ... sweating at night has been the major symptom of taking synthroid (in addition to not sleeping well). Do any of you ... have alot of sweating from taking synthroid or any other kind of thyroid meds you take? And please...
    ... something like estrogen/testosterone levels than with your Synthroid . Having gone through about ten years of hot flashes...
    ... the drs. office and she wants me to stop taking the synthroid immediately ... she said it will take a while for ... idea that severe excessive sweating is an overdose of synthroid , no matter how small a dose. Also, I didn't realize...
    ... your question, I was prescribed the 25 mcg dose of synthroid and was to take 1/2 pill daily. As of my 1st day ... says and nothing else. So, I didn't take anymore synthroid till I bought a pill cutter and took 1/2 synthroid ... I've experienced this past week from being on the synthroid . I really tried so hard to keep taking the synthroid...

  8. Is anyone else tired of Drs?
    ... the room, she said "you know, I'm going to give you synthroid ". I asked for what, since my bloodwork showed my ... that anyone had any luck with nodules shrinking on synthroid , and in fact some of the later articles said that ... nodule. And that's what I hate...it's like "here... synthroid or surgery" and no other option. Not a "well, we...

  9. My morning wake up experience!
    ... when appropriate) must be supplied with a pill. Synthroid is a brand name for synthetic levothyroxine, also...

  10. What does it mean to develop new antibodies?
    ... So i was finally dx with hashi's in june. I take synthroid , and I haven't had my antibodies tested since. But ... did mention that he was willing to add armour to my synthroid . This is just a suggestion that maybe you would...

  11. Offered Armour or synthetic T3
    ... approved by the FDA is it is considered natural. Synthroid wanted the same approval from the FDA...but they told ... them no, and nearly pulled synthroid from the market....it was found to be very inconsistent...
    ... approved by the FDA is it is considered natural. Synthroid wanted the same approval from the FDA...but they told ... them no, and nearly pulled synthroid from the market....it was found to be very inconsistent...
    ... opposing views? Do lurkers like me look, see it's Synthroid or Armour and Armour is the best choice? Do they...
    ... It is a natural product. If you want to read about synthroid ....you might check out the FDA. Synthroid fought...
    ... for hypothyroidism. But it is for me. I can't take Synthroid , and I'm positive I'm not the only person in the world...
    ... new dr a few months ago. He immediately took me off Synthroid because from his experience women do better on Armour...
    ... It is a natural product. If you want to read about synthroid ....you might check out the FDA. Synthroid fought...
    ... experience... My endo quickly switched me back to synthroid and I was ok again very soon; together we have been...

  12. New with lab tests
    ... months and it has improved my well being. I took Synthroid for over 2 years with out feeling 100%, and thought ... Endo's won't prescibe it to you. I would give the Synthroid a try for awhile and if you don't feel better, try...
    ... the dose she gave me. Now mind you I took 150mcg of Synthroid , and now I take 90mg of Armour. Oh by the way Midwest...

  13. new thyroid dx
    ... endo appt tomorrow. Did follow up blood work since synthroid started 6 wks ago. tsh says 2.1. I'm not sure ... that 100mcg synthroid can really bring this down in 6wks. much less with ... readings. Can someone have wrong readings being on synthroid ? Has anyone also found readings of lupus showing ... other readings could show up in error? Being on synthroid is making me really constipated. Anyone else? Alot...

  14. Pregnant and my endo is OUT OF THE COUNTRY!!
    ... is clear the pregnancy is causing me to need more synthroid . Well, my endo is OUT OF THE COUNTRY for the remainder ... patients while he's out of the country. I take .088 of synthroid one day and .075 the next. That's just what works...

  15. Armour vs other thyroid medications
    ... research. Most of us are offered only a T4 med, like Synthroid or Levoxyl. And, in many cases, the body is able ... that there are (or ever were) treatments other than Synthroid . Armour contains some T3, active thyroid hormone...
    ... because she hasn't been successful at all while on Synthroid for years. She asked him to try her on Armour and ... etc, and so forth. He then refused and bumped her Synthroid up to 200 mcg. She was not happy. I guess it...
    ... because she hasn't been successful at all while on Synthroid for years. She asked him to try her on Armour and ... etc, and so forth. He then refused and bumped her Synthroid up to 200 mcg. She was not happy. I guess it...
    ... because she hasn't been successful at all while on Synthroid for years. She asked him to try her on Armour and ... etc, and so forth. He then refused and bumped her Synthroid up to 200 mcg. She was not happy. I guess it ... should search on the internet to see how close and why synthroid was almost banned by the FDA. It was Synthroid and...

  16. New with questions
    ... was going hypo after surgery (TT). My 200mcg dose of Synthroid seems to be about right but getting rid of those pounds...

  17. HypoVicki
    ... suffer from Hypothyroid. For years I have been on synthroid (100 mgs). Every blood test I have, my doc says I...
    ... that noone with hypothyroidism can live well on just synthroid . even though i myself am still on it i just last week...
    ... that noone with hypothyroidism can live well on just synthroid . even though i myself am still on it i just last week...
    ... RAI and full body scan that I should begin taking Synthroid . She mented to me that Cytomel is a short acting t3 ... that I should take one Cytomel tablet with 150mcg of Synthroid (t4 hormone) for the first 10 days then go on straight ... Synthroid (150 mcg) forever....I guess? I hope she knows...
    ... RAI and full body scan that I should begin taking Synthroid . She mented to me that Cytomel is a short acting t3 ... that I should take one Cytomel tablet with 150mcg of Synthroid (t4 hormone) for the first 10 days then go on straight ... Synthroid (150 mcg) forever....I guess? I hope she knows...
    ... this week after feelign so horrible on just 150mcg of synthroid that i can barely make it through the day...my T3 ... should be the first place you look at because trust me synthroid definetly has not been doing it for me. I hope to...

  18. Follicular Carcinoma--Histories?
    ... and after the I-131 treatment. I have been on 100 Synthroid for about 3 weeks and have not been able to lose a...

  19. Your thoughts on taking a baby dose of synthroid
    ... march and it worked fine. Now, my dr. is increasing my synthroid slowly. I am taking 15 mcg- I take 25mcg one day a...
    ... I don't have to break my Synthroid tablets but my 17 year-old cat has an overactive thyroid ... the PM. She still got her total 5mg dose. Since Synthroid is very slow acting you are not going to be over-...
    ... I have been trying for a couple of years to start Synthroid . I'm very sensitive to it-it makes me very hot, heart...
    ... a pill cutter today and will be starting 12.5 mcg synthroid tomorrow morning. What's crazy is this ... as you ... see from my first post I only took one 25 mcg synthroid on Friday and no more since ... well, this past weekend...
    ... Hi Matya :) Besides taking the 25 mcg synthroid pill last Friday ... today is my first day on 12.5 ... will start to feel better from taking this pill of synthroid or any other form of thyroid replacement if I need...

  20. stomach aches anyone?
    ... they put you on, Im guessing that they put you on Synthroid or something? I got stomache aches when adjusting...
    ... I am on synthroid , but I have been on it for about four months. My stomach...

  21. Levoxyl - anyone use with better results ?
    ... I have tried Synthroid twice within the past month .... I can make it...
    ... binder/inactive ingredient issue. While on 75 mcg. Synthroid I developed rash & itching that spread progressively ... really flare each day for a while after taking my Synthroid . I switched to dye-free Levoxyl 50 mcg, taking 1...
    ... Elmhar :) Yes, this is my first T4 med .... 25 of Synthroid .... I start at 12.5, and after about a week go up ... the levoxyl ...... I am giving it one more try with Synthroid , started this morning. If I don't do better, maybe...
    ... turtle's post reminded me of these links. :) Synthroid pill pics: [url]http://www.drugs.com/pdr/images/pills...

  22. Starting dose
    ... but it isn't typical. I was started on 75 mcgs of Synthroid , which overmedicated me within the first 6 weeks....

  23. Hashimoto Thyroiditis
    ... My regular doc said I had hypo and to take some Synthroid and I would feel better. Months went by and I didn...

  24. New to this board... Here's my story and some ?s
    ... My TSH level was 6.349, and she prescribed 25mcg of Synthroid daily. Well, I am having a problem with extreme...
    ... productive. How long have you been on 25mcg's of Synthroid ? That is a TINY dose, your meds probably need to...

  25. Thyriod Condition and Confused?
    ... levels were around 7.5. The doctor then prescribed Synthroid .50 mg daily. Well it took me about 2 months to go...
    ... answers. To answer #1, you have it exactly. Synthroid doesn't work like Advil. And yes, it does usually ... ultrasound can be ordered to look for lumps and bumps. The Synthroid may help reduce any generalized swelling, and sometimes...
    ... about NOT going :) I also never slept well on Synthroid and again is just how my body reacts. I also agree...
    ... I'm thinking you'll need an increase in Synthroid 'cause it sounds like you're heading hypo again. Your...

  26. Newbie - another set of test results
    ... one Parathyroid removed on 5/18. I've been on .125 Synthroid for 5 weeks and had the following results on my blood ... test. The doctor wants to reduce my Synthroid to .112. I still don't feel good - sleep problems...

  27. Please help....I have questions
    ... same symptoms 2 yrs ago when I was taking 1 grain of Synthroid . I am thinking about going back to my dermatologist...

  28. Synthroid or Something More Bio-identical?
    ... properly. I had a TT for thyroid cancer, and I'm on synthroid (the name brand). I had added cytomel (T3) early on...
    ... I had similar problems when I began taking Synthroid . I had all the symptoms that you describe, plus a ... that I was allergic to either the fillers or dyes in Synthroid (she said that she had seen 2 other patients that ... was back to my normal self. My cousin has been on Synthroid for over 40 years and has had no problem taking it...
    ... Many people do good to fine on Synthroid , but its not for everyone. I felt HORRID w/ depression...
    ... Hi, I recently switched from synthroid (100mcg) after almost three years to Thyrolar2 which ... before I found one who would try something besides synthroid only therapy. While I DO believe Synthroid only therapy ... some patients to not synthesis from the T4 synthetic ( synthroid ) well. This can mean it doesn't convert to t3 in your...
    ... I just wanted to add that I too had problems with Synthroid when I was first put on it about 10 years ago for...

  29. Relief from Thyroid Meds Gitters? Maybe
    ... like my skin is crawling since he added Cytomel to my Synthroid ....
    ... relieve my chronic shoulder pain. I swithched back to a Synthroid only dosage several months ago after a bad experience...

  30. Skelaxin any one?
    ... it is used in conjunction with a T-4 med, (such as Synthroid , Levothroid, Levoxol, etc.) I'm now on Levothroid...

  31. South Florida Endo Recommendation
    ... regulate my thyroid meds, possibly even changing from Synthroid to something more bioidentical, because I feel like...

  32. Back from surgery
    ... cells and did nothing on the right. she started me on synthroid but it made me feel 3xas bad so had me stop it and ... t4, tsh all very normal....at age 18 was put on synthroid along with my twin sister and was than taken off about...

  33. Finally got a doctor to listen!
    ... you need medication, let's get you started on some Synthroid ." Then she explained to me that she likes to treat ... So I'm sitting here tonight with a bottle of Synthroid , a low dose to start out with, and will take my first...
    ... find a sympathetic doc! However...this low dose of Synthroid may not do much, even make you feel worse, until your ... hopefully in 6 to 8 weeks. That's all it takes for Synthroid to reach dosage level. Also, why didn't she start ... you don't, you'll be stuck in neutral again. I took Synthroid for two years and it didn't do anything for me. I...
    ... the best replacement for everyone. I started out on Synthroid , which was fine with me at the time. I was just so ... enough to try something else - maybe even Armour - if Synthroid doesn't make you well. I'll be pulling for you...
    ... the way she was explaining things to me the low dose Synthroid is just a starting point, she wants to see how I do ... since walking out of her office. I don't think the Synthroid is doing anything yet, but the joy of being heard...
    ... with real symptoms. So far I'm on day five of the Synthroid and I think I'm starting to feel something. Getting...

  34. Reasons for Bound T4?
    ... RAI for Graves' disease. He currently takes 125 of Synthroid and that makes him feel hyper to where he feels worn ... anywhere from 0.6 to 7.0 without a change in the dose of Synthroid . He has been going through this for quite a while...

  35. Do You Need T4 For An Underactive Thyroid?
    ... on T3 meds indefinately like T4 drugs? I've been on Synthroid for 12 years now. Can I do the same for T3 Cytomel ... T3 Cytomel alone rather than combining it with T4 synthroid ....

  36. palpitations in morning
    ... I had my TT on June 22 and started synthroid shortly thereafter. I am trying to taper up and am ... this might be a temporary experience from going on synthroid ? I'm hoping this will pass as I get adjusted to the ... surgery but I am sure the heart symptoms are from the synthroid . Anyone's experiences (preferably positive ones!...
    ... the meds, and I don't know the difference between synthroid and thyroxine....

  37. Tingling Hands
    ... was dx in sept. Now it comes and goes. I've been on synthroid for 10 months now, and i am still trying to get my ... any carpal tunnel symptoms before i started taking synthroid ....
    ... Is this how yours feels. I think it may be the Synthroid . Do you feel better with the Synthroid and I hate...
    ... got puffy. This all started after i started taking synthroid ....but my feet tingling thing started before i started ... taking meds. I feel alot better now that i am on synthroid ...i just don't feel well yet. My arms and legs still...
    ... Around the time that I first started my synthroid I had many episodes of having my hands and feet tingle...
    ... Around the time that I first started my synthroid I had many episodes of having my hands and feet tingle...

  38. Still have problems even though on thyroxine - can any one shed any light please?
    ... which has both T3 and T4 in it. When I was on Synthroid for years a lot of my symptoms nver went completely ... common in hypothyroid patients. Switching from Synthroid which is a T4 only thyroid supplement to Armour has...

  39. tell me how to feel better
    ... actually felt better when I was on a higher does of synthroid but my heart was racing w/it-mind was clearer. Oh...

  40. dizzy
    ... move over towards hypothyroidism and have to take synthroid forever to compensate for the LACK of thyroid activity...

  41. hypo symtoms worse after med?? how can this be?
    ... 39) Free Thyroxine 1.8 (1.2-4.9) I was put on synthroid at .025mg daily. I saw most of my symptoms greatly...
    ... with hypo my TSH was 11.62. After 8 weeks on .50mcg Synthroid my TSH was 27.32. Meds increased to 100mcg and 8...

  42. Thyrolar versus Armour
    ... Thyrolar or have taken the combination of Cytomel and Synthroid ? The reason I'm asking is I read where Armour seems ... side effects when I added 10mcg Cytomel to the my synthroid and am wondering if I switched to Armour, would it...
    ... I have tried Armour, and synthroid /cytomel combination, but have not done thyrolar. ... causing a trip to the ER. My endo then put me on synthroid /cytomel as he felt the ratio of T4 to T3 was too much ... . By doing the synthroid /cytomel combination we could regulate the ratio much ... a very small amount of cytomel. I am currently on synthroid (.100 mcg) only. I still want to try to get a good...
    ... some T3 in conjunction with a T4 med. Maybe your Synthroid is too high? Are you splitting the Cytomel dose?...

  43. Spent last 3 days in hospital - TSH level, synthroid, etc... need your expert opinio
    ... trouble similar to what you mentioned when I tried Synthroid all 3 times I tried taking it. My problems were a...
    ... trouble similar to what you mentioned when I tried Synthroid all 3 times I tried taking it. My problems were a...
    ... medicine. When i was finally dx in sept and started synthroid , i had severe chest pains and heart palps taking 25 ... my severe chest pains on 25 mcg, i stopped taking synthroid for a week, and even tried to quit smoking. I actually ... s,and my temp was 95. I forced myself to take the synthroid or i really thought i was going to die.So one week ... DEATHLY afraid to take pills. The first time i took synthroid , i felt weird so an hour later i tried throwing up ... today I will vow that i will never miss a dose of synthroid because i feel sooo much better on it. I told you...
    ... mess , but i dont understand why the synthroid sent you even more hypo, i thought it...
    ... mess , but i dont understand why the synthroid sent you even more hypo, i thought it...

  44. Finally Got Lab Results--please Share Thoughts
    ... needs to happen. Do you think i should try and get my synthroid increased,ask for Cytomel or some T3 supplement, or...
    ... dont know....but hes keeping me on the same dose of synthroid and now adding T3...how do you think this will work...
    ... science. They think that no one needs anything except Synthroid and that levels anywhere at all within the lab range...
    ... cytomel this afternoon and will be taking it with my synthroid tonight (i take my syn before i go to bed but i make ... low dose? or does it sound good? is this med like synthroid and takes a few weeks until it reaches its full potential...
    ... taking anything besides,or at the same time as my synthroid , i was a little nervous...but about an hour after ... s evil plot to scare me into wanting to just take synthroid ...what do you think i should do? you dont think with...
    ... s evil plot to scare me into wanting to just take synthroid ...LOL!!! I wouldn't put it past him, after seeing...

  45. Cytomel Side Effects
    ... I just added Cytomel to my synthroid . Only 10mcg. Small dose. There is such an improvement...
    ... of T4 to T3 was too high for me. He switched me to synthroid and 10 mcg of cytomel to change the ratio and see ... didn't do anything, I felt the same as when I was on synthroid only. However when I increased up to 10 a week later ... but not as bad as when I was on Armour. I am on synthroid only now, as the cytomel is expensive and I really ... and I both felt it would be best for me to just take synthroid alone. I still have some joint/muscle aches, and ... other hypo symptoms, but at this time the synthroid alone seems to be what I tolerate best. That does...

  46. How long did It take for your TSH for level out?
    ... changed to hypo my TSH was 119 they started me on .50 synthroid and in 2 months I was down to 67 TSH so she put me ... on 100 synthroid . I was wondering how long do you think It will take...
    ... Then instead of tinkering w/ current med (armour & Synthroid ), Dr put me on Cytomel. With 50 mcg's of Cytomel, ... Armour or Thyrolar) or taking a T3 (Cytomel) along with Synthroid . good luck - we all are different :) Sue :p...
    ... get another lab and if my TSH Is still high on 100 synthroid I should ask for T3 or T4 meds?...
    ... I've been on Synthroid for 8 weeks and my TSH was 65 when I was first diagnosed...

  47. Does hypothyroidism stop hair growing?
    ... Thyroxine 100 mg after my surgery, and am on 137mg Synthroid now. My hair has recently gotten fuller and my eybrow...
    ... shave my legs maybe once a month! Now that i am on synthroid , over 75% of my hair has fallen out, and it has grows ... i was literally raining hair when i started taking synthroid . But oddly, my body hair started growing again, and ... grown fast- before and even after i started taking synthroid ....

  48. Can anyone have both??
    ... since being diagnosed about 3 years ago. I tried Synthroid a few times and it sent me into a tailspin so I now...

  49. How much T3 and T4?
    ... I'm taking 137 mg of Synthroid . My doc said okay to cytomel addition. If I add ... 5mg/day, should I lower my dose of Synthroid ? I am still very fatigued, many joint pians, feet...
    ... T4 looks low too. Why doesn't he just increase the Synthroid ? I'm one of those die-hard Armour fans - which has ... it. Would that be a possibility? I've never been on Synthroid , but have had dramatic results in a short time with...

  50. Tsh Question
    ... hashis for 4 years now and I was started on 50mcg synthroid and I have stayed at that dose.At my check ups they...

  51. I have Hashimoto's and Graves disease
    ... Im on Synthroid .75mg and it seems to be helping more than the generic...

  52. Mayta
    ... time, my scar is healing nicely and I am currently on Synthroid without any ill-effects. Please feel free to ask any...

  53. Going Hypo for RAI..Is it really that bad?
    ... well over that by the time I resumed the Cytomel and Synthroid 2 weeks later. Next time I will have the blood work...
    ... hair didn't start falling out until I had been on Synthroid for several weeks. Once my body got enough T4/T3 the...

  54. Which thyroid med should I ask for - am seeing endo tomorrow
    ... you until you try them. Many people do very well on synthroid or levoxyl (T4 only medication), others do well on ... well on sepatate T4 and T3 meds. (such as taking synthroid for T4 and cytomel for the T3). IMO--most endos ... or other MD's start patients off with synthroid or levoxyl (T4) and see how they do. Some DO's (doctors ... have tried all of the above and seem to do best on synthroid alone. I do however, still have some symptoms at...
    ... visit would go. I was put on the smallest dose of synthroid - to take 1/2 tablet of 25 mcg a day ... so I guess ... that's taking 12.5 mcg of synthroid . The dr. stated that it's very likely it may be too ... Do any of you take this small dose of 12.5 mcg of synthroid and if so do you feel it made a difference for you...

  55. 90 minute test??
    ... blood taken again for a while. In other news... my Synthroid dosage was lowered from 125 to 112. When I was first...

  56. I am hypo-what?
    ... was diagnosed 3 1/2 years ago, I believed that since Synthroid (T4) is the most prescribed medicine for low thyroid ... better. When I was diagnosed, I was given 75 mcgs of Synthroid . TSH was 6.98, FTs low-normal. Within 3 weeks, my ... one) and since that particular endo prescribes only Synthroid , she told me to stop the medicine and wait till I ... back up to 7. Because of my previous reaction to Synthroid , he cautiously prescribed a tiny amount of Armour ... been anywhere near the top of their ranges since the Synthroid episode. Most MDs would freak out seeing TSH at that...

  57. Thyroid Medicine and Weight (gain/loss)
    ... some odd days. The doc at the time put me on .125 of Synthroid , and said the weight should start coming off. Well...
    ... some odd days. The doc at the time put me on .125 of Synthroid , and said the weight should start coming off. Well...
    ... think the reason I was so depressed to go back on the Synthroid , was part of my hypothyroidism and my depression of...

  58. Dizziness continues, Synthroid Stopped 4 days ago
    ... ! A few side-effects I had my short 7 weeks on Synthroid were: 1) FOGhead Extroidinaire (like a cloud was ... assume your :)ness only began AFTER you started taking Synthroid . [SIZE=1]Why wouldn't it be a side-effect ? ??[/SIZE...
    ... ! A few side-effects I had my short 7 weeks on Synthroid were: 1) FOGhead Extroidinaire (like a cloud was ... assume your :)ness only began AFTER you started taking Synthroid . [SIZE=1]Why wouldn't it be a side-effect ? ??[/SIZE...
    ... zoso-I also get symptoms that are not the usual from synthroid . For example, it gives me an indigestion like feeling ... pharmacist, insist that "those are not side effects of synthroid ...or I've never heard of that with synthroid before ... thyroid condition or the meds. You have not been on the synthroid for several days and from your post you feel dizzy ... dangerous symptom of dizziness by only looking at the synthroid as the problem. Although I agree totally that it ... also be a symptom that's totally unrelated to the synthroid , and potentially something more serious. Best...
    ... lady that replyed to you said she was on synthroid for a short time what was your tsh ... foggy!!! is this the same drug as synthroid ??? i have crashed alot! i felt great...

  59. Real Synthroid versus generic
    ... instantly! I am still really happy I got a taste of Synthroid vs the generic even though it was by accident! I...
    ... the generic - at least for now. Before this I've had synthroid for about 7 years. On the synthroid, every new refill ... years ago), but I don't remember why it was changed to synthroid . Just interesting how different people react to...
    ... I have been taking synthroid for about 3 yrs. on april 1st I got a refill & also ... as of April 1st my ins would no longer pay for Synthroid so they gave me Levoxyl. I started having all the ... of getting a letter from Dr. to get changed back to Synthroid . I told the rx it really messed me up last time I...

  60. GP or Endocrinologist
    ... medicine, knowing I was having HORRID side-effects on Synthroid :) !!!...

  61. What is wrong with me?!
    ... have been having issues. Now that I am dropped my Synthroid from .112 to .100 I'm not as crazy manic, but I have...

  62. I-131 Thyroid Scan
    ... hi I take a combo of synthroid (T4) and cytomel (T3) When cytomel is added the dosage ... of synthroid is reduced....

  63. Lowering Antibodies
    ... come to the conclusion that if you have Hashi's - the Synthroid (or whatever meds you are taking) are only going to...
    ... will depend on your dr most likely. I started out on Synthroid but switched to Armour. When I went to my endo she...

  64. Too much Synthroid?
    ... other things that might cause those effects besides Synthroid . Edited because I just thought of it.... Those signs...

  65. Can You Stay On Cytomel Indefinately?
    ... done with Sythroid. At the moment I am taking 50mcg Synthroid and 10 mcg of cytomel. Also can you take Cytomel alone...

  66. back from surgery
    ... question, I'm not on thyroxine (is that Cytomel or Synthroid ). I was on levoxyl before the surgery and felt FANTASTIC...

  67. tsh results??
    ... and he ran a tsh.results are 2.67,im on 250 mcg of synthroid and he went ahead and upt it to 300 mcg.so is this...

  68. My results from the doc
    ... my results. This was from 5 months on .125mcg of Synthroid . TSH 1.77 Range 0.34-5.60 FT4 0.96 Range 0.58...
    ... 5 weeks, she'll agree we need to add .25 mcg's of Synthroid WITH the Cytomel. (my body tolerates Syn FINE, as...

  69. Armour and Headaches
    ... ones I was trying to relieve. I have gone back to synthroid only and though I still have some uncomfortable symptoms...

  70. I know this is minor but is anyone else over heating?
    ... thing to be happy about!:) I've only been taking Synthroid for 3.5 weeks now, but I notice that I am alternating...

  71. New to board and Throid "Issues"
    ... stabilize meds, or FIND the one that works FOR YOU. ( Synthroid worked AGAINST:) my body) In 5 short months, I've...

  72. Seriously considering stopping meds until I see new endo - please read
    ... back in May (last time tested). Doc immediately RX's Synthroid (.5) I tried to start with 1/2 tab as she wanted ... Meanwhile, she just keeps pushing the friggin Synthroid . Which is now ruining my life. :) I have an ... seemed to tolerate a little better) - or stop the Synthroid completely? I cannot live like this. I'd rather...
    ... peaked at 65.4 ... hashi's), and I was given 125mcg of Synthroid . I'll tell ya... the first few weeks were horrible...
    ... ) Tomorrow a.m. I am supposed to postpone the Synthroid until after the ACTH test; I'm curious to see how ... I first woke up, but about 2 hours after taking my Synthroid is when I felt awful again. I dont know if I will...
    ... fog...etc. then you are still hypo. The T4 in your Synthroid is not doing its work. That suggests one of two possibiliti ... sweating then you are probably hyper and a decrease in Synthroid is appropriate. As one who had to go through the...
    ... fog...etc. then you are still hypo. The T4 in your Synthroid is not doing its work. That suggests one of two possibiliti ... sweating then you are probably hyper and a decrease in Synthroid is appropriate. As one who had to go through the...
    ... believe I read that some people just don't tolerate Synthroid . There are other meds out there that the doctors don ... could very well be why you are not responding to the Synthroid . It is only T4. Armour is both T4 and T3. Good luck...

  73. Cytomel is my FRIEND!!!
    ... After 6 weeks of Armour & Synthroid , my TSH shot to 6+. My primecare-Doc didn't want to...
    ... feel much better. I am on 10mcg of Cytomel and 50mcg Synthroid . My question to you is do you get the Cytomel crash...

  74. Hyrdrocortisone for Adrenal Fatigue
    ... your thyroid med. Have you ever tried a T4 med like Synthroid ? I'm assuming here that you have low thyroid on your...

  75. no sleep!!!!
    ... me from armour (which didn't seem to be working) to synthroid and cytomel. I am not on a high dosage of either ... medication. I take the synthroid in the morning with 1/2 a cytomel and then the other...
    ... FOGheaded, etc) I had horrible insomnia while taking just Synthroid , averaged 2-4 hours sleep nightly. Are you on Synthroid ... tolerated (VERY :D well) taking .25 mcg's (tiny dose) of Synthroid in conjunction WITH Armour. Right now, I'm taking...
    ... thanks for your response sue. I am taking the generic synthroid (levothyroxine)--I believe I am on 50mg. Can it really ... have this awful insomnia. I take the whole dose of synthroid at 6:00am with 1/2 a 5mg cytomel. Then I take the...
    ... Hi Carrie, I take less of generic synthroid *because* I can't sleep if I take what I actually...
    ... other combo :) I've also heard of people who take Synthroid just before going to bed to help SLEEPLESS problem...
    ... stop taking the medication immediately--obviously synthroid and cytomel are not for me. He is going to put me...