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  1. Please Help Me...
    ... Yes, I Take 65 Mg Of Iron Per Day Away From Synthroid . I Am Looking Into Finding A New Doc... Maybe Someone...

  2. Excited, get to try Armour, but need help.
    ... any better. But, we are doing with weaning off the Synthroid and I am confused by it. She wants to start me ... 2T3 & 9T4) everyday. Then continue to take 75mcg Synthroid every other day for 1st week, and then every 3rd day ... tell her how I am feeling. Obviously I was on 75mcg Synthroid before (now, waiting until Sunday to start). We agreed ... solution and she said no, eventually completely off of Synthroid and probably up the Armour. Does this sound okay...

  3. Any Papillary cancer people out there?
    ... about a month later, I was started on a 150 dose of Synthroid . At my six-week check, I was at a .35 TSH level....
    ... fatigue and aches and what you guys call bone pain. My Synthroid dosage is at .88. I have more bloodwork in 3 weeks...
    ... nothing in the nodes. I am currently on 125mcg of synthroid . I asked to prepare for my RAI ablation trreatment ... slump" after TT because my doc started me on 100mcg of synthroid about 8 weeks before surgery , because I was slightly...

  4. I am New Here!
    ... thyroidectomy on 10-11-05. I am on my 3rd round of Synthroid now. Once a month we seem to be increasing it. I was...

  5. Hashimoto's questions/answers
    ... fiborous....................no matter what dose of synthroid you are on it will not stop the attack on your thyroid...

  6. tsh 4.28 and low temp
    ... cause the fluid. Yikes. I am going to insist on synthroid if my numbers are still like they were. I've complained...
    ... nodules finally when I was 38....then I lost 40 lbs with synthroid treatment over the next 1-2 years and regained 50...
    ... myself cause the endo wouldn't!! I am now on 88 mcg of synthroid /day. My TSH was about 1.5 (don't have it with me) ... . He sais he'd go 100 on the synthroid if I needed to based on how I felt. I'm doing good...

  7. New here and questions (long...sorry)
    ... really be considered "hypothyroid". He prescribed Synthroid and gave me no other information. I've done a lot...

  8. New here and questions (long...sorry!)
    ... really be considered "hypothyroid". He prescribed Synthroid and gave me no other information. I've done a lot...
    ... deal with any major health issue. I've been on Synthroid for a week now and haven't noticed any changes. I...

  9. Should I continue taking synthroid even if cant see a doctor?
    ... back on some type of meds. There are others than Synthroid . Good luck....

  10. thyroid test question
    ... im on synthroid its 2.50 mcg......i called the doctor and he says...

  11. i feel like crying
    ... has been hovering around 3.0 ever since going off Synthroid after the thyroiditis. She told me that you can have ... your TSH is over 2.5 and started to treat me with Synthroid again. It took me about 2 months to start it (had...

  12. HELP No Thyroid and No Medication
    ... ........my endo has boxes and boxes of samples of synthroid to give to patients who have no insurance...........

  13. How to increase or decrease meds?
    ... was too much for me and I felt awful. I am now on synthroid with is just a T4 product. Without labs this is ... started. You may do better on a T4...some do well on synthroid , others find levoxyl (I think is has less or not dyes...

  14. How many of you have shortness of breath from hypothyroidism?
    ... pains, I now have acid reflux (LPR) and I belive the synthroid caused my stomach issues, and that can also give you...

  15. Effects of surgery on thyroid
    ... sleep problems. indigestion. I'm going to lower my Synthroid a tad and see if it makes a difference. I just can...

  16. When will the scale drop?
    ... it is hard to plan on a weight loss. Are you on synthroid ? Karen...

  17. For those of you who've had nodules...
    ... got a little bigger and then I could....I was put on synthroid as soon as my nodule (double nodule) was found - Unfortunat ... first one responded well to an increase in my dose of synthroid .....I don't know how long this "monitoring" will go...

  18. What I don't get:[
    ... symptoms or pressure and I am on a whopping 225mcgs of synthroid and 12.5 mcgs of cytomel so that goes to show ya that...

  19. Change Of Meds
    ... breakfast on an empty stomach like you do levoxyl and synthroid ???? I HATE having to do that. When I wake up I'm ready...

  20. Antibodies - How to control them...
    ... thyroid med PLUS you take a T4 replacement hormone (like Synthroid ). This gives the patient the advantage of a higher...

  21. Hair Help Please!!!
    ... should I expect this after a slight dose adjustment of Synthroid ? I already take evening primrose oil and iron supplements...

  22. Trouble adjusting to Meds: Calling all resistant
    ... was way high and T4 lowish. Started over again on synthroid . Now I am on 37.5 mcg of "synthroid" having raised...

  23. debating to stop meds
    ... meds as well. I believe I am taking the equilvant of synthroid inthe states (I am in Japan) and I started on 50mcg...

  24. Dismayed/Venting
    ... thyroid. I tried the smallest dose of Armour and Synthroid and even cut that dose in half and couldn't handle ... with no thyroid, I am taking a whopping 225mcgs of synthroid and 12.5mcgs of cytomel. It is so hard when it...

  25. Green Tea and hormone retest
    ... after awhile to see if I will need an adjustment in my synthroid ? And if so how long should I wait? Do you even think...

  26. insomnia
    ... For 6 weeks this fall, waiting for my new increased Synthroid dose to "stabilize", I had severe insomnia. I had...

  27. fast heartbeat yet high TSH? Doctor might put me on heart monitor
    ... in the doctor's office yet my endo will not give me synthroid even though my bloodwork indicates I need it and he ... is ok. Has anyone else experienced this and does synthroid REALLY speed you hear rate up alot?...
    ... spikes have disappeared. There's no guarantee Synthroid will speed up your heart rate. However, if you are...
    ... and tachycardia episodes. i'm on a very lose dose of synthroid . good luck...
    ... on. I am trying to do it drug free, except for the synthroid of course. I also started taking a B-50. I read...

  28. new to the board
    ... the TSH and free tests....I am being treated with synthroid for my thyroid nodules even with "normal" TSH and...

  29. Just Diagnosed, have results here, need some guidence.
    ... right...............it does NOT matter what dose of synthroid you are on it will not have any effect on your antibody...

  30. Fast heartbeat out of the blue anyone else?
    ... threw me on Zoloft. I didn't need Zoloft! I needed Synthroid ! Anyway, think about going into the ER. Whenever...
    ... what has worsened my acid reflux problems was the synthroid , after I have been on it i have so much acid all the...
    ... again, by the way what i think made my acid worst was synthroid , i guess meds help you in one way and mess you up...

  31. Levothyroxine
    ... people who do not respond to it. I am taking 112 of " synthroid " the most popular brand name for levothyroxine. Good...
    ... Sco24- I was dx hypo in sept 05 and take 12.5mcg of synthroid . I was dx bc all summer long i was dizzy and light ... had to sit so I didnt pass out. After taking the synthroid , I was extremely dizzy for 6 wks! It was so bad that ... really hard time with the symptoms when i took the synthroid , but maybe it was from me being on such a small dose...
    ... talk to ur doc about possibly being allergic to the synthroid ? scott...
    ... Im 25 and my body just crashed when i started the synthroid . I really went through hypo hell. I havent talked ... thought i had an allergic reaction the first day i took synthroid bc i couldnt breathe, i was restless, and panicking...

  32. New lab results, help.
    ... Beginning of Nobvember 2005 (upped to 75mcg Synthroid ) TSH 1.96 (.35-5.0), FT4 1.1 (.7-1.5), ... Beginning of October 2005 (Still on 50mcg Synthroid ) FT4 1.09 (.75-2.0) and TSH 2.181 (.45-5.5) can ... Beginning of September 2005 when dx. (Started 50mcg Synthroid ) TSH of 2.75 (.45-5.5) and TPO of 461.4 (0...
    ... other may think of this post. I am on same dose of synthroid and have almost the same exact free numbers. I am ... in normal range and feels it uncessary to move the synthroid up. Also will not consider any type of T3. But I...
    ... ever. I felt much better, but still bad before the Synthroid came along. She has also advised me not to stop taking ... the Synthroid unless I have labs done every 4 weeks. Says my body...
    ... she was stubborn and doesn't prescribe anything but Synthroid ... No other brand of T4, much less any T3. When it ... became clear I couldn't take Synthroid , she said to wait and take nothing until I get sicker...

  33. I Need Your Support
    ... My doctor has not increased my meds..I'm on .125 synthroid and have been since TT and in July my TSH was 53 but...

  34. Thyroid Hair
    ... He Is Not Sure If My Hair Will Grow Back With The Synthroid Medication, But It Will Stop Falling Out. I Was Wondering...

  35. dosage question
    ... no dips during the month. I am up to 225mcgs of synthroid and 12.5 mcgs of cytomel. Make sure your dr is not...

  36. Hypo and seizures
    ... around 2300-no not a typo) The first endo put me on Synthroid 100 mcg. I began having these really weird episodes...

  37. back from endo
    ... serious just the way I tick. My doc had taken me off synthroid thinking it was that, this endo (and I agree) that ... synthroid had been working fine for me and taht my doc was switching...

  38. What to expect from meeting surgeon tomorrow?
    ... results came back negative. He said I could that synthroid (hormone) and it would shrink in time. I have Hashimoto...

  39. Cytomel
    ... i don't come here everyday i'm on 100 mcg of synthroid and 15 of cytomel. at the same time, early in the ... needs to check on whether your T3 levels are moving on synthroid alone. On 112 (or was it 118 :) ) of synthroid my ... improved a lot. I feel much better on cytomel and synthroid combined. you synthoid will have to come down to ... converting T4 to T3 already. IMO it's not better than synthroid but it is different. if your body needs it, you'll...
    ... of the more common ones. I started on 75 mcgs of Synthroid and quickly became overdosed on it. The endo reduced ... until I got sicker and could "maybe" tolerate the Synthroid . That's when I decided to find a doctor who prescribes ... been the only drug I've known. Whether you stay on Synthroid and add Cytomel, or whether you switch to Armour may...
    ... TT. I take 12.5 mcgs of it along with 225mcgs of synthroid . It made a huge difference in how I felt with my...

  40. 2 questions
    ... 15 with a tsh of 8.125, currently taking 12.5 mcg synthroid . I have 2 questions. First, does the sun or tanning...

  41. Thyroid as mask of mental health issues??????
    ... anxiety and depression, the addition of Cytomel to my synthroid took it all away after about five months of taking...

  42. "Fuzzy" throat
    ... I also was diagnosed with hashi's. I have been on synthroid ever since, the dosage varying as my needs indicate...
    ... where the other gland is often sore. I am on .75 Synthroid . K...
    ... simple as adjusting my meds. (currently taking .112 of synthroid ) and a little closer monitoring. I have to have regular...

  43. Cytomel "miracle"
    ... I am convinced it is the Cytomel being added to my Synthroid dose. The difference in the way I feel is amazing...
    ... the answer they need. Once they added it to my Synthroid after my TT it put me right back where I needed to...

  44. Interesting Article in the New England Medical Journal
    ... people with underactive thyroids and removed thyroids Synthroid and Cytomel. Some people got Synthroid and a placebo ... and the others got Synthroid and Cytomel, while others got just Cytomel. They found ... dose, say 10mg of Cytomel with there normal dose of Synthroid felt much better, had more energy and were more mentally ... those given a higher dose of cytomel mixed with their Synthroid ....
    ... been changed from 2 grains of Thyrolar to 1 grain Synthroid and had been on that dose for a few mo. My T4 got...

  45. if t4 turns into t3....
    ... just take t3 meds like cytomel and not take t4 like synthroid ? thnaks! :)...

  46. Pain under my arms
    ... asking about me! I am in holding pattern at 37.5 synthroid and finished my liver detox and waiting for holistic...

  47. please could u tell me what u think of levels
    ... the fillers that are in your current brand...is it synthroid ? If your doctor can't come up with some good plan...

  48. newly diagnosed thyroid problem-help?
    ... doing some other bloodwork. they put me on 50mcg of synthroid and after the month nothing has changed. i'm not sure...

  49. Papillary cancer and Hashi's
    ... at this time. Nor RAI - at this time. I am on .88 Synthroid . I am a little uncomfortable knowing I have these...

  50. high mercury levels
    ... I finally upped my meds on my own but only by 12.5 synthroid as when I tried to up by 25mcg I felt MORE hypo like ... its own...same for Armour! I switched back to synthroid as I was getting way too much T3 (and my T4 was also...

  51. Book help/questions
    ... correct info for me. I have Hashimoto's and take Synthroid daily with very few improvements overall and worse...
    ... uses lab results only as a guide, not as a bible. Synthroid doesn't work for everyone. Some MDs don't understand...

  52. What is hypo ?
    ... hyper and he said that I have hypo and put me on synthroid 50 mg. and put me on zetia tablets for cholesterol...
    ... cholesterol with hypothyroidism - I did.....I hope that the synthroid and zetia will help you to feel better soon - the ... synthroid has helped me....did your doctor give you the numbers...
    ... producing enought of the thyroid hormone t4. The synthroid is a replacement for the missing t4. With the right ... dose of synthroid or other replacement medicine, you should be able...

  53. Just starting Levothroid.....any one else on
    ... mode :) so I was told to go off my med at the time ( synthroid ) which I felt great at the time I was told my lab...

  54. Eltroxin and Nausea
    ... months, well diagnosed hypo for 8 month. I was on synthroid and it didn't sit well with me so she changed me 20 ... work, I was scared, that is when she took me off of synthroid and i lowered my does from .075 to .05 and feel better...

  55. After eating, feel bad!
    ... also new to this and also take .05 eltroxin, iwas on synthroid but it didn't settle right with me. I too feel yucky...
    ... So, I was trying to wait to see if/when I get my Synthroid dose right, it will get better. I wake up almost...

  56. taking thyroid med for "normal" TSH?
    ... kinda my home - my TSH never got above 1.5 and I take synthroid for thyroid nodules that have caused me all kinds...
    ... kinda my home - my TSH never got above 1.5 and I take synthroid for thyroid nodules that have caused me all kinds...
    ... Hi Chris, Yes - the symtoms and effects of ADs and synthroid /levoxyl can overlap - but a good endo will take these ... meds if so....I started really low, like 25mcg of synthroid and ramped up and I recall feeling jittery for a week ... including BP meds - I have some side effects from my synthroid which are mainly keeping my heart rate down - which ... to suppress my nodules I could take a lower dose of synthroid and then I don't have the heart rate problems...there ... or Armour but I've not tried them yet...mostly the synthroid has helped a lot of things....I had lost a lot of ... ve been diagnosed for 2.5 years... The levoxyl/ synthroid will bring the TSH down and the amount of T4 in your ... is now completely undetectable (low) on my dose of synthroid however my free T4 is not out of range. The TSH ...
    ... I could probably use some. With the high dose of synthroid that I have to take to suppress my nodules I felt ... added too much anxiety - but with a lower dose of synthroid which I can take when my nodules are small this is...
    ... I have had trouble with bloating with synthroid , another T4 med. In my case, the bloating improved...

  57. ? about what a thyroid test shows
    ... the parathyroid for an abnormality? I have been on synthroid for over 10 years for hypo-but was always showing...

  58. Please Give Advice Please!!!
    ... dropped and went underactive and she put me on .05 synthroid 8 months ago. This September 05 she called and said ... awful she called and said to start taking .075 of synthroid immediately b/c i was barely on the chart my thyroid...

  59. Synthroid
    ... No. According to the Synthroid website, .025 mg is the lowest dose....

  60. New Doc. won't up my meds...
    ... pain again as they were before I started on .75 mg. Synthroid . Over Christmas, the stiffness got worse and my...

  61. After three years,I am no longer Hypo
    ... then went hyper after a few mos on different doses of Synthroid . Now I'm off it for 2 wks (guess RE wants to see...

  62. chronic thyroiditis and hand pain
    ... I'm still trying to find the right meds and am off Synthroid for 2 wks as I went hyper. Guess they want to see ... blankets in bed. They got a little better after starting Synthroid . That's another hypo symptom (arthritis-like pain...

  63. Atenolol and Westhroid
    ... Hi Susan in Oklahoma! I take atenelol and synthroid - I don't know anything about westhroid however - ... sorry - I used to take synthroid without the atenolol and had trouble with my heart ... going too high - I have thyroid nodules and am taking synthroid to suppress them and for mostly hypo symptoms.... ... much better too. I am able to take a higher dose of synthroid without feeling like I'm going to explode and my goiter...
    ... I think I recall (maybe - memory??) that you said synthroid worked for you for your fogginess - Maybe it's different...
    ... is pretty darn good if you remembered I once took Synthroid ! Probably what you remember is that it relieved my...
    ... thyroid storm and the balance with beta blocker and synthroid so to be careful to change them together and with...

  64. Symptoms returning...bone pain
    ... :) I've been taking 75 mg. Synthroid since mid Sept. They never changed the meds. I had ... for a couple of years and it stopped after being on Synthroid for about 2 weeks. I had very stiff legs, for last...

  65. Mixing Synthroid+generic
    ... ) I see a new endo on 1/10/06. I am taking 75 mcg Synthroid a day & half a 50 of Synthroid every other day. I ... taking a quater 50 every day? 2. And what about mixing Synthroid with a generic brand? If the endo I am seeing next ... new dosage, I will probably run out of the 50 mcg of Synthroid before I get to another endo. I do have 50mcg of levothyrox ... ine left. Is there any reason not to take 75 mcg Synthroid and split the 50 mcg levo? This is the second time...

  66. Hives after starting treatment?
    ... seemed to get small patches on my face after starting synthroid (50mg). The hives have gotten better, though. I still ... or if this is symptom some people have from taking Synthroid . Hives is listed as a symptom of Hypothyroidism....
    ... time, among other hypo symptoms. Right now I'm off Synthroid for 2 wks. My RE started me on .100mg Synthroid and...

  67. Hypo-hyper ?
    ... I have been on Synthroid for a number of years. A couple of months ago, my ... problem began. Turns out, I was getting too much Synthroid and had my dosage lowered. Felt great for about a ... attack. Didn't have that when I was getting too much Synthroid . Just wondering, is this my body adjusting to the...

  68. eye problems
    ... Hi! I have hyothyroidism and have been taking Synthroid for about 5 years. My dosages have not changed all...

  69. Shoulder pain
    ... early, and my scans showed no spread. I'm now on Synthroid . I haven't had the shoulder checked out yet due to...
    ... in my left shoulder appeared after I resumed taking Synthroid (after not taking any thryoid meds for five years ... I didn't get any relief for thyroid symtoms taking Synthroid so my doctor let me switch to Armour. I continued...
    ... in my left shoulder appeared after I resumed taking Synthroid (after not taking any thryoid meds for five years ... I didn't get any relief for thyroid symtoms taking Synthroid so my doctor let me switch to Armour. I continued...

  70. New Research: Thyroid Medication with slow-release T-3 plus T-4
    ... the side effects from the medication (I'm taking Synthroid ) are the problem! In doing research before my next ... the side effects of the non-compounded drugs like Synthroid , Cytomel and even Armour. Typically, T-3 drugs ... endocrinologist tomorrow, and I hope I can switch from Synthroid (which is not doing the trick for me) to the medication...
    ... the side effects from the medication (I'm taking Synthroid ) are the problem! In doing research before my next ... the side effects of the non-compounded drugs like Synthroid , Cytomel and even Armour. Typically, T-3 drugs ... endocrinologist tomorrow, and I hope I can switch from Synthroid (which is not doing the trick for me) to the medication...
    ... soreness, severe hair loss). He did not think the Synthroid was the cause of these side effects. I specifically...

  71. current blood work-what do you think?
    ... You can use a little Synthroid . Maybe ask about lowering your Armour and adding ... some straight T4, asin Synthroid ....
    ... just a brand issue as well. I am up to 225mcgs of synthroid and 12.5 mcgs of cytomel and now I can loose weight...
    ... but it did not workwell for me and I am now on just synthroid ...still not there yet but better...everyone is different...

  72. Multinodudular Goiter
    ... nodules were discovered via ultrasound I was put on synthroid . It has helped with most of my symptoms..it's been...

  73. Weight loss or weight gain while taking synthroid?
    ... I've been on Synthroid since September. I haven't weighed myself, kind of...

  74. temp 97.4
    ... degrees every single day and you start taking Armour or Synthroid and your body temp slowly rises over time to 98.2...

  75. I Have Hypothyroidism And I Need Some Answers
    ... but it didn't seem to be a big deal that I was on Synthroid . I don't know if your situation is similar to mine...