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  1. Intermittent Eye Lid Drooping anyone?
    ... hasn't happened since I've been put on a low dose of synthroid to help my gland out....BUT it's only been two weeks...

  2. Lobectomy Question for those who had it done
    ... get the tumor. (it was benign) I was started on Synthroid immediately. I was in the Air Force Reserves (flight ... the time, and needed a waiver to fly due to taking Synthroid . The flight surgeon asked why if I still had 1/2 ... want to start feeling good and tried to go off of Synthroid to see if maybe I could feel like I did before the ... have known then what I have learned since stopping my Synthroid and then getting put on a very small dose of Armour...

  3. Dosage *decrease*
    ... Also, he told me I should be taking the name brand Synthroid and not the generic levothyroxine, which the pharmacy...
    ... Also, he told me I should be taking the name brand Synthroid and not the generic levothyroxine, which the pharmacy ... generic thyorid meds over the last several years, it is SYNTHROID that has the most recalls, and it is SYNTHROID's instabilit ... drug application) for Levothyroxine meds, because SYNTHROID failed to meet potency requirements. The other brand ... months-long approval process long before the NDA for Synthroid was even submitted at the very last minute. If theNDA ... for Synthroid had been turned in any later, the FDA would have mandated ... that Synthroid be pulled from the market. Synthroid is better? I think not. Anyhow, all thyroid meds ... absorbtion more equal, I would suspect), now due to Synthroid 's past prolems, which is good for all of us. What...
    ... months-long approval process long before the NDA for Synthroid was even submitted at the very last minute. If theNDA ... for Synthroid had been turned in any later, the FDA would have mandated ... that Synthroid be pulled from the market. Synthroid is better? I think not. Well, with all due respect...

  4. Help - TSH Results - Do I need a new Dr?
    ... it brings me to today. I have been taking 112 of synthroid for a while, but I have been major problems with my ... tests were in the higher range and I was taking 125 of synthroid . She said that, even though the test said it was...

  5. medication and food
    ... Hi Ramie, If you are taking synthroid you are not supposed to take it with food. You are...

  6. Vitamins - synthroid
    ... take anything within an hour of taking my 100 mcg synthroid pill. Is it OK to ingest vitamins about 2 hours after ... taking the synthroid ? My diet aint so complete with minerals and I dont ... you do not ingest anything an hour after taking the synthroid ? I've heard it's recommended, or is this just myth ... or calcium. Also, does it matter if you take the synthroid morning or nite, as long as you're consistent? ... wise), so I guess ingesting vitamins 2 hrs after the synthroid hasnt caused any issues... probably not, but I...

  7. Free T4 &TSH Test?
    ... She is very very good. Gave me a choice of armour, synthroid or something else I cant remember. And my TSH was...

  8. TSH Test Question
    ... lower @ 2.77) my former doctor put me on a low-dose of Synthroid (sorry, don't have the exact dose but it was the lowest...
    ... I understand. I couldn't take Synthroid at all because I was hypersensitive to it. Fortunately...
    ... before you stopped feeling "weird", but I had taken synthroid for at least a month & still felt bad. Armour even...

  9. Does thyroid problem = ear pain?
    ... away. My thyroid never even hurt again. I am on synthroid right now for surgery and today I had pain again....

  10. Stopping thyroid medication
    ... but you must be careful when making changes with the synthroid as the thyroid is a very important gland. When in...

  11. KCthy.......( and all )I am doing it!!!
    ... confident in this. He said he wanted me to start on Synthroid tomorrow til my surgery because it is known to give ... happened to you! :) This endo said most of the time Synthroid helps the constipation better than the Armour but ... the meds. He even gave me a free month's supply of Synthroid . I hope he is as good as he appears! Kcthy, what...
    ... this thing out! Oh yeah, when do you start your synthroid meds again? Thanks so much friend! Karen...
    ... the decision and it feels good. I am on 75mgs of synthroid right now and he showed me how far up I might go afterwared...

  12. How long should I wait to take vitamins after my synthroid dose?
    ... There have been a couple posts about synthroid use in the last few days - in particular when is the ... to garner maxium results. Hi mimi-- I believe Synthroid should be taken on an empty stomach with a big glass ... my calcium supplement within 4 hours of taking the Synthroid . I wondered if eating a bowl of cereal with milk...

  13. Thyroid Disease and Lupus
    ... was "successful" and made me hypo. I began taking Synthroid which I take everyday as prescribed. At first, all ... about 90% back to my old self. Now here I am, still on Synthroid and all of my previous symptoms are back....joint...
    ... TSH was -0.01. Since the RAI and adjustments to my Synthroid (88mg/daily started with 100mg), my doctor hasn't...
    ... that I am no long hyperT. And for the most part the Synthroid is working and has made me feel much better, but what...

  14. goiter-neck feel so swellon
    ... long enough and time to get it out. He put me on synthroid for the time being saying it has a quicker way of...

  15. Massive Weight Gain
    ... turned into 3 months because it takes so long for synthroid to kick in---but now that it's starting to kick in...
    ... am so sick from these nodules and I was switched to synthroid on Saturday and since then I have lost 9 pounds. ...
    ... .I was diagnosed with a thyroid nodule and put on synthroid . I have lost about 35 lbs of the 60 in about 1.5...
    ... me to gain 12 pounds in 3 weeks! I was switched to Synthroid before surgery and have since lost 9 of it. Now,...
    ... am up 6 pounds. If I could get my hands on some Synthroid I might try it, just to get this weight off. At least...
    ... Armour or feeling like crap but loosing weight on Synthroid , what crappy choices! :) I loved how the Armour...

  16. Dr. prescribed 1/4 grain Armour (15mgs)..not enough
    ... partial throidectomy (benign tumor) and had been on .050 Synthroid until about a month ago when I told my new doctor ... website that an estimated replacement amount for .050 Synthroid was 30 mgs of Armour. I tried the low dose for 4 ... decided to try cutting the 8 tablets remaining of Synthroid .050 in 1/2 and taking one 15 mg Armour and the Sunthroid ... this board. I was curious whether I could mix my Synthroid and Armour, and saw a post that someone was prescribed...
    ... build up slowly in your bloodstream. The 25 mcgs Synthroid plus the 30 mgs Armour gives you the equivalent of ... 80 mcgs Synthroid . That represents a modest increase over the original ... 50 mcgs Synthroid , so for now, that's OK, but don't rush it any faster...

  17. Post Thyroidectomy Labs & Armour trouble
    ... thyroid levels. When I had the surgery I was on synthroid but I have been switched to Armour 60mg and feel horrible ... since its has the T3 and T4. I did not feel great on synthroid either. My endo takes forever to get into so I...

  18. Thyroid Test Pointers?
    ... a full or empty stomach? Before or after taking my Synthroid ? Does it even matter? What's the best way to get a...
    ... empty stomach is not required, but don't take the Synthroid until after the test. It can falsely elevate your...

  19. confused! Armour users help!!
    ... increasing for the baby. Does that make sense? I was on synthroid at the time, and most likely hypo....

  20. Labs, Help Me Understand?
    ... MRI cant pick it out? My last doctor put me on synthroid , florinef and cortef, all these drugs made me feel...

  21. Radioactive Iodine pill for hyperthyroidism
    ... another. You will be hypo eventually and need to go on Synthroid once all those extra hormones burn off in a couple ... tired, sleepy, etc). At that point, you want to start Synthroid or something right away to avoid turning too hypo...
    ... about 15 weeks to become hypo and then i started on synthroid . i gained about 15 pounds the first month of synthroid...

  22. HI, newbie/Thyrin
    ... recently it was all messed up. SO now I'm on 125 mg of synthroid . I'm trying to lose 20 lbs, and have started a exercise...

  23. My upcoming scan...
    ... expecting him to say "You're clean! You can start back on Synthroid ". But, instead he said "We need to give you another...

  24. Questions...
    ... lbs in one year and got very ill. I have been on synthroid for almost two years now and have lost about 35 lbs...
    ... I have hypo and when I was put on Synthroid I lost 30lbs in about a year! I didn't really have...

  25. Synthroid New User
    ... I have just taken my second Synthroid pill this morning and was wondering if anyone has...

  26. I'm a walking pharmacy
    ... today and I told him that I picked up 2 new drugs. Synthroid which he felt was too low, but let other doc do the ... It's almost like that jittery feeling you get from synthroid . My fp raised my sleeping pill to 2 at bed and the...

  27. Help with lab....please
    ... experiment first as the T3 in it is faster acting than the synthroid with just the T4 and you may know fairly soon on as ... first try raising the Armour a bit and lowering the Synthroid a bit for a couple of weeks. Seems like a lot of ... think Lady50) have had good luck with adding in some synthroid to Armour and felt better. She was on just Armour...
    ... who has gets to take 90-100mgs or Armour and 25 mcgs Synthroid ...and feels great that way.:) That is my goal right...

  28. Just diagnosed
    ... came back abnormal. I am being put on the medication synthroid and I would like to know what to expect with all of...
    ... was so sleepy before, no energy. I also just started synthroid (0.05)dosage. I'll have to stop it I think when I...

  29. Lab result opinion?
    ... 3.0 was tell-tale for being hypo. Would a trial of Synthroid or the like to get my TSH below 3.0 have an adverse...
    ... have a fit cardiovascular system, a trial low dose of Synthroid probably won't hurt. You'll know in short order if...
    ... have a fit cardiovascular system, a trial low dose of Synthroid probably won't hurt. You'll know in short order if...
    ... low thyroid problems. She put me on a low dose of synthroid albeit reluctantly. I just started Sunday....I'll...
    ... an update: I went to my GP today, and was issued Synthroid -50mcg, with a follow-up in two months. I had blood ... if this test is not needed. Quick question about Synthroid . Any idea as to when I'll notice a difference? The...
    ... perservered. Congratulations. I too am on 50 mgs of synthroid . I just started last Sunday and I have to say today ... marked increase in energy. I do believe it's the synthroid because normally I'm exhausted by the end of the work ... effects. I'm very happy for you. Let us know how the synthroid works out! Mimi :)...
    ... but I do know that this will be the culprit if the Synthroid doesn't kick in. Have a great weekend! ... perservered. Congratulations. I too am on 50 mgs of synthroid . I just started last Sunday and I have to say today ... marked increase in energy. I do believe it's the synthroid because normally I'm exhausted by the end of the work ... effects. I'm very happy for you. Let us know how the synthroid works out! Mimi :)...
    ... an extra 20 pounds on your back. I am hoping the synthroid will help. Your tsh is indicative of hypothyroidism ... both....I do. Have a great weekend. I hope the synthroid helps. Check back and let us in on any new developments...

  30. Veterans and Armour buddies Help!
    ... and TSH 0.01 (well,, you know). Last labs on 75 synthroid showed 1.83 for FT4 and 3.5 for FT3. LOOK AT THOSE ... down this road and took replacement meds first with synthroid now with Armour. I am still foggy....and the heart...
    ...

  31. What To Expect...
    ... Hi Hailey, What medicine did they give you? Synthroid or something else? I can tell you that I started ... synthroid at 25 mgs for about two weeks. At first I felt pretty...
    ... cytomel (right veterans??) I take that too - with my synthroid ..... Sorry I can't be more help - but I do wish...

  32. Lab results..should meds be lowered?
    ... ago he switched me from the generic levothyroxine to synthroid brand and I am feeling markedly better (felt much...
    ... know if you go hyper or not. I am not familar with synthroid and weight loss, but if you are feeling well, and ... time the weight will come off, too...anyone else on synthroid have any ideas?!...

  33. So frustrated for everyone - ranting
    ... months I am still being prescribed 25mg of generic synthroid . The thing is I take 50mg. I feel somewhat better ... 6 month visit. She had already wrote a script for synthroid 25 mg and hadn't even speoken to me yet. She fills...

  34. Jboehemian....pls read
    ... to help the gland out a tad? I started taking the synthroid this morning. The world didn't fall apart...I didn...

  35. Anyone with Diabetes & Hypothyroidism?
    ... know you're feeling this way. Can't help you with Synthroid since I've never been on that....

  36. Swollen Puffy Eyes/other problems HELP PLEASE
    ... I should not have done. I currently take 125mcg of Synthroid . I still feel tired and overly fatigued, kinda dumb...
    ... I should not have done. I currently take 125mcg of Synthroid . I still feel tired and overly fatigued, kinda dumb...

  37. One more question...it's about Synthroid
    ... take an extra bad nosedive after a couple of weeks on Synthroid . Hopefully, that won't happen. Best time to take ... Synthroid ... definitely morning. On an empty stomach with at...
    ... Hi ~ I began taking Synthroid a few weeks ago. I was afraid to start it, but did...

  38. Primary and Seconday Hypothyroidism
    ... so who knows about that one....Since I've been on synthroid my totals are high (out of the range) but right before ... I started synthroid my TSH was 1.4 (0.3-5.1), my total T4 was 10.4 (4...
    ... than your cellular level actually is. That's why the Synthroid put it over the top. For purposes of thyroid, the...
    ... kept getting more nodules despite the increases in synthroid - but he doesn't explain anything to me and I'm usually...

  39. HERE I AM (old member)
    ... the TSH numbers) I had been on 50mg of Eltroxin ( synthroid ) for years.... my doctor and I raised things, and ... copies of the lab tests. I was increased to 75mg of synthroid the change from eltroxin to synthroid did not cause...
    ... bet your system is squeezing all it can out of the synthroid (T4) trying to make you well...so you will see the ... what I understand. I read recently of someone on synthroid who finally got up to 200 and finally felt well! ...
    ... can be significant differences between eltroxin and synthroid and they recommend that you stay on one or the other ... comes in a few doses...50, 100, 150, 200 mcgs whereas synthroid comes in several doses such as 25, 50, 75, 88, 100 ... still struggling with mine too.....my dose is now 88 synthroid . i tried 100, but was having hyper symptoms which ... i'm trying to find a doc who will consider trying synthroid and cytomel together to see if that works. I'm also...
    ... to get into pill cutting, so tentativly tried the synthroid , and did not have any of the reactions so many on...

  40. Confused by diagnosis. Next step?
    ... of choice for most doctors is some brand of T4... Synthroid , Levoxyl, etc, or the generic levothyroxine. The...
    ... growing bigger and bigger. The doctor put me on 25 of synthroid then I think he upped it to 50 but he couldn't do...

  41. Would like opinions on my labs...thanks!
    ... your thyroid is a little low...I'll prescribe some synthroid ...see me in 4 mos." I wound up finding this website ... able to get into an endocrinologist who increased my synthroid to 1.25 from the original .5, and he agreed w/me that...

  42. TSH over 200...it it normal to feel.....
    ... says that she is on natural thyroid for her hypo. Synthroid didn't work for her so she is on this now. A little...

  43. How long after starting meds did everyone's hair stop falling and start regrowth?
    ... still had hair falling out after a year of being on Synthroid he tried telling me that I was depressed and wanted...
    ... This was a good post. Today was my first day taking synthroid . I was concered about hair loss also. The funny thing...
    ... Hmmm.... I've been taking Synthroid for so many years I can't remember even (13 years...

  44. Any Danger in adding T3 w/suppressed TSH?
    ... symptom on the list, my Endo started me very slowly on synthroid . At my last visit my TSH was 0.2, and my endo wants ... around .01 to prevent recurrence, so he raised my synthroid from 150, to somewhere between 150-175 (175 every...

  45. Kant...
    ... armour - but then I've never asked - just tried the synthroid - it was a little rough at first - but now I don't ... first time I ever had it tested....after starting synthroid it dropped down to 203 - I almost got under 200 -...
    ... hemmoroids too - so sorry - it's the pits - but my synthroid helped that a lot (and I think the t3 helped when...
    ... you have coffee already in the mornings....but the synthroid did eventually help - a lot - Yes, I hate having...
    ... autoimmune thyroid problems. He is going to start her on Synthroid . She asked for Armour but he is one of those "I don...
    ... the beginning that if my nodules responded to the synthroid hormone that would mean they were hormonal in nature ... once they found the thyroid problem and put me on the synthroid that got better and I am mostly myself again (and...
    ... loose weight with Armour, but when she got on the Synthroid she lost weight like crazy. Hmmmmmm, that makes...
    ... prescribing Armour but for now he would like me on Synthroid to see if we can give my thyroid a big punch before ... surgery to shrink it. He said that for some reason Synthroid is better at the shrinking game if there is going...
    ... rather than this multinodular goiter I have? For me synthroid did shrink it at first - but then I started getting ... about six months later after my body got used to the synthroid I guess...so I bet for you it might shrink it well...
    ... recovery and getting my meds regulated. I started on the synthroid today. It was so strange. It is a higher dose than...
    ... prayers and will continue throughout!! What dose of synthroid did he put you on? I take 137mcgs now - started at...
    ... next terrible - so it must be the gland changine my synthroid levels.... Yes - try to get lots of rest!! and...
    ... thing..........I have lost 9 pounds since starting the synthroid on Saturday. I don't feel hyped up or anything. ... a new thread to get the opinions of Armour verses synthroid to see if this is common.............give me your...
    ... the armour - but I certainly have lost weight on the synthroid - but it sure wasn't that rapid for me - your body ... hard time not gaining it back. After being put on synthroid , I've lost about 35 lbs of the 60 I gained...but it...
    ... it threw your body for a loop to go from armour to synthroid just like that - and I have to say that fatigue has ... has not gotten a whole lot better since I've been on synthroid ...I struggle too - which is why I was so amazed at...
    ... no aches or pains and had energy. Now, since the synthroid , I feel like h*ll! I think I am feeling something...
    ... wasn't even aware enough to see how sick I was - the synthroid has helped a great deal compared to that - but still ... aftermath of being hyper - when I was on too much synthroid - I couldn't sit still but was still tired all the ... body has to be completely exhausted -but I think my synthroid is probably still a little too high and I can keep ... TSH has been undetectable since the minute I started synthroid (almost two years now) so I think I am a bit hyper ... they put you on? I used to take cytomel t3 with my synthroid but I quit it about 1.5 months ago because I felt...
    ... short lived! Maybe it just took a week to get the synthroid into my system and I went through a kind of "withdraw ... cried and cried for her. I am taking 75 mgs of the synthroid which is actually more than the equivalent of the ... enlarged thyroid has really gone done some with the synthroid so hopefully that is good news! :) Have a great...
    ... the 75 was just a bit higher than the equivalent of Synthroid . It sure did make it shirnk though. I read so much...
    ... getting my prescription for!) Maybe and hopefully the synthroid will really shrink it down and take it off your vocal...
    ... the thyroid and took it out - all of it - she takes synthroid now - lost all the weight and is running around in...
    ... tired of course, but some of that has lifted with the synthroid being on over 2 weeks now. I am sorry you are...
    ... that has been at bay pretty well since being on the synthroid ..... And I feel the same way - that NOBODY understands...

  46. thyroid bloodwork came out perfect so why do I feel so bad???
    ... will do is change my medication from levothyroxine to synthroid name brand. I have already bumped my meds up. Taken...
    ... had a cancilation for July 18th. I am now taking .50 synthroid with an added half a pill with makes it .75. I hope...
    ... reactions to the thyriod medication. I've started the synthroid the name brand yesterday in the place of the levothyroxine...
    ... reactions to the thyriod medication. I've started the synthroid the name brand yesterday in the place of the levothyroxine...
    ... Thanx, Glo levothyroxine is key ingredient "t4" in synthroid , lexoxyl, unithyroid,levothyroid...What makes all ... pills different is the binders and fillers...So yes synthroid could have the same side effects unfortunately :(...
    ... life or have diarrhea the rest of my life? If I take synthroid now I need to take immodiam too? This means I have...

  47. Anyone try Thyrin AC for weight loss
    ... underactive thyroid, currently taking 1.25 mcg of Synthroid for the past few years and my #'s are supposedly normal...

  48. 1st Endo Appt - I am so disappointed...really need some advice
    ... the endo who said I have nothing wrong prescribed me synthroid (50mg) to see if my goiter would shrink. I am afraid ... is no such thing. Nice. Are any of you guys on synthroid for goiter shrinkage? I don't know what I should...
    ... It's disgusting. My advice would be to try the Synthroid . Even if you've had up/down, hyper/hypo days, the...
    ... work for your thyroid. Anyways, I would try the Synthroid , as midwest has suggested. It can help to shrink...
    ... I agree with the other posters. Try the synthroid . My guess is it will only make you feel better. If...
    ... a goiter means something's wrong. I will try the synthroid ...although I am afraid. I hope it does not make my...

  49. adrenal fatigue and Thyroid meds dosing
    ... the way, but probably the same for all dosing like synthroid as well.) 1. If you have severe adrenal fatigue...

  50. Adipex and thyroid
    ... i've been on synthroid a few months and i feel much better but i'm also 25...

  51. it's been forever since i posted here ...
    ... date - 12/09/2002 TSH - 4.23 (.4 - 4.2) started synthroid .05 daily date - 12/10/2002 ultrasound "the isthmus ... 20) and here are my most recent results ... my synthroid dose was doubled a while back ... date - 6/30/2005...
    ... and here are my most recent results ... my synthroid dose was doubled a while back ... how come...

  52. Past thyroid and Graves back?
    ... went from over action to underactive and now I am on Synthroid . My doctor said I was "cured" from Graves, but I...

  53. Being increased but wondering still......
    ... more open-minded MD as Armour has T3 and some T4. Synthroid only has T4. Inactive T4 is released by the thyroid...
    ... someone who finally got to feeling well when their synthroid (T4) was finally raised to 200. So you may just have...

  54. Updated labs--can someone help me out?
    ... my doctor changed me from Thyrolar (T3/T4 combo) to synthroid which is just T4. Do you suppose my sore muscles and...

  55. Anyone else struggling to lose weight? New here
    ... Hi, Me too. I have been on Synthroid for the past 3 months and I will loose a few and then...

  56. Thyroid Struggle
    ... do; go ahead and get the RAI and go hypo and get on synthroid or stay on the hyper going up and down the ladder...

  57. Question About Thyroid Cysts
    ... that's the option when surgery isn't - my doc gave my synthroid to shrink it - which did not work - but it seemed...

  58. I'm sick of this!!!
    ... glands of pigs. Have you thought about trying it since Synthroid is not doing well for you? PS> how about a substitute...
    ... happened to read your post from here. I'm with ya on the Synthroid !! What a pain in the butt!! I also agree with Pixiek...
    ... you get it? Anyone having trouble loosing weight on Synthroid ?...
    ... Well, I do hear people have trouble losing weight on Synthroid . Ok, a word about Armour...look around on the net ... patients used to do just fine on it. But along came Synthroid with all it's marketing and hoopla and off the doctors ... went dancing and trailing after that hypnotic Synthroid piper....so in many cases that was the end of the ... doctors go for it...many have been brainwashed by the Synthroid machinery. But ask your doctor. If he does not prescribe...
    ... has been dead set on making sure I'm always given Synthroid , but I can't help but think there's gotta be something...

  59. my thyroid experience and suggestions
    ... don't feel completely back to normal after taking synthroid or levothyroxine (synthetic hormone replacement) should...

  60. Thyroid and other autoimmune conditions
    ... Hashi's. Interesting thing: once I started on T4/ Synthroid , quite a few of the symptoms attributed to the lupus ... again a couple of hrs. after my dose. I know the Synthroid is supposed to have a 9 day half-life, but it seems...

  61. synthroid and high fiber diet
    ... It's much easier to tailor the synthroid dose to the diet than to figure out how to stay 'regular...

  62. Any one else on a blood thinner
    ... pharmisist said their is a bad interaction between the synthroid and the warfarin. so I am hoping their are others...
    ... it but I would certainly ask the doc about that. Synthroid speeds up your heart rate a little and if your blood...
    ... and I'm not having any problems. I don't know about Synthroid , but with the methimazole it basically enhances the...

  63. which medication to take???
    ... prescribe it at all. The endo I saw prescribes Synthroid and only Synthroid. I couldn't take it, because it...
    ... it. The receptionist at my present dr.'s ofc. is on Synthroid and says she does fine on that. So the best med. really...

  64. Is my thyroid back from the dead?
    ... hypo (TSH 14) in October. In Feb. 05, I was on 137 synthroid and my TSH was 1.2 and I felt good. Then after starting...

  65. first endo appt tomorrow!
    ... she recommend? If you have hypo symptoms, I take synthroid for those - some people prefer armour and I think...

  66. is it medically irresponsible
    ... around 4 in January and they immediately started me on synthroid . I've since had bloodwork twice. Once in May (yes ... 5 months after starting synthroid ) where my TSH had dropped to .04. My second screen...
    ... such as the new AACE recommendation for TSH or that Synthroid isn't the be-all-end-all of medicines. Now, that...

  67. synthoid and weight gain
    ... never had before meds! :) For me I started on 50 Synthroid and went to 75. But after reading a lot about Armour ... and feeling not so great on the Synthroid (bloated even) I switched about three weeks ago. ...
    ... mcg 50 of T4 (locally manufacturered equivilent of Synthroid ). Said to get another blood test in six weeks and...

  68. Synthroid...
    ... is another thing to take into account. I bet that synthroid amount is too small for you but hard to tell without...
    ... Hi Katie, Welcome to the board - I too take synthroid - it actually helped me lose weight - I'm guessing ... and yes one of them is depression....so perhaps the synthroid might help you. I take it and it has helped me -...

  69. New labs. please help!!
    ... numbers are constantly changing. I was taking .50 synthroid for a few months because my tsh was high. Then my ... my TSH at <.05 so my doctor told me to stop taking synthroid . Well that was in March. In April I developed a ... FNA and came back okay. So they put me back on .50 synthroid . A few weeks later my labs in April were TSH 2...
    ... Do you think I need to take something other than Synthroid ?? I think it is interesting my T4 has dropped and...
    ... at this point. Most likely you are undertreated on Synthroid . And BTW all the symptoms that you listed are typical ... that being said, others do just fine on products like Synthroid once they are taking the appropriate amount. This...
    ... I started out on Synthroid .025mg then was upped to .50mg and felt absolutely ... increases am starting to feel as well as I did on the Synthroid . You didn't include the lab range for the T3 so ... it can be increased 15mg/wk where some drs won't up synthroid until after 4-6wks. It really depends on your doctor...
    ... some idea on what to ask for. I am doing better on synthroid for the most part. Probably my biggest problem right ... it is my hypothyroid causing the hair loss or the synthroid , I guess it wouldn't make sense to switch to Armour...
    ... providing that's the reason for it in the first place. Synthroid itself is sometimes the cause of continuing shedding...
    ... same as 1/2 grain which is "equivalent" to .50mg of synthroid ; it's not exact but it's as close as it gets). You ... feel better!). I also had more hairloss while on synthroid (actually generic synthroid). It's not a dramatic...

  70. Secondary Hypothyroidsim???? DHEA
    ... much T3 for me). Anyway, I switched to 250mcg of synthroid . About 2 1/2 months started on 25 mg of DHEA for ... back up. Also, does switching from Armour to synthroid cause any side effects? Does anyone know anything...
    ... either this board or another that a side effect of Synthroid is hair loss. Also, if you are not at your optimal...

  71. Advanced Multi nodular goiter
    ... thyroid tests were good - really. But they put me on synthroid (I had all kinds of hypo symptoms too) to shrink it...

  72. Everything is good and then wham
    ... I though I had finally got the dosage right on my Synthroid and I felt pretty good for three weeks. All of a...

  73. Calling all New Armour users
    ... for that as my T4 was already way up when I was on Synthroid ...I know it can drop with Armour..so I can't rule...
    ... term "total replacement". I had been on 50 mcg of Synthroid about 3 months ago and I just wasn't doing very well...
    ... cannot believe how many I have met that are on the synthroid ( most don't seem to know about Armour) and they don...
    ... awful as ever. Gone back to base 1. I am on 25mcg of synthroid for now. I have to take back a few things I said ... thyoid sometimes works 4. Combination of Armour and synthroid may work - or not 5. Armour is not a miracle drug...
    ... for some as it is great for others, the same with synthroid . I just hope this works for you and you feel good...
    ... Well, just starting with the 25mcg of synthroid for now and then labs in two weeks as I seem to get...

  74. birth control and thyroid
    ... BC Pills at least three hours before or after your Synthroid or Armour, and you'll be all right. Remember, hypothyroidi...

  75. First endo visit tomorrow
    ... lowest it's been though in 9 years was when I was on synthroid . I didn't think about that until I was home last...