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  1. Armour trouble already?
    ... calculator said that 1 grain Armour is less than 75 synthroid ...actually 74 if converted...if that is right than...
    ... I had "just awful" when I started on synthroid , too (started Armour only four days ago...is better ... than synthroid experience). With Synthroid , it is possible I had been without thyroid so long ... that my body reacted so horribly rather than the Synthroid itself. It may have happened on Armour as well had...
    ... adjusts. They do not last. One time I went to 100 of Synthroid and the hyper symptoms did last (three weeks try and ... adjustments, but it is in no way as bad as my adjustment to Synthroid ....although as I said before, even if I had started...

  2. Where can I get T3?
    ... I am on 100 mcg of Synthroid and I have terrible brain fog...and am very tired...
    ... I believe it takes closer to 6 weeks for the synthroid to work fully. Give it time. You definitely need ... I imagine he would want to get you stable on the synthroid first before introducing a second medication. ...

  3. yeast infection from being on meds too long?
    ... hypo symptoms - haven't had one since I've been on synthroid ....Hope you feel better! Take care, Kathy...

  4. Help with Lab Levels
    ... - I appreciate you sharing what my range is. Synthroid suddenly stopped working for me---it kind of did before...

  5. could this be a hyper phase?,,,,,anyone
    ... my pulse is below 100 again....I was on 150 mcg of synthroid at the time - I actually lowered it myself during ... the nodules had shrunk - personally I don't think synthroid has anything to do with my nodules because I went...
    ... gained 60 lbs with normal thyroid labs. Since being on synthroid I have gone up to seven nodules - I am so happy yours ... hernia....the only thing that got me moving again was synthroid ! - And Sue - I too live in the south with extreme...
    ... tell...even with my labs like I showed you on 150 synthroid , I haven't gone hyper that I know of....but then I...
    ... especially upon waking in the mornings - when I went on synthroid - that got better - I started to feel normal - like...
    ... before the thyroid problem - since then - even on synthroid - it's gotten as high as 155/112 - that's when I notice...

  6. new here...typical Syntheroid starter dose?
    ... tsh at 5.96 a year ago and I was started on .05 of synthroid . From what I understand, that's a standard beginning...
    ... and then upped to 0.075 after that wait (that was synthroid ). Welcome!...

  7. Thoughts on Hyper fog and Hypo fog:T3
    ... completely wiped out...I have to say at least the synthroid helped me up to a certain point...and I am glad about...
    ... your t4 that made you sharp as a tack?? I take 137 synthroid and 5-15 cytomel (t3) a day - maybe I need to make...
    ... The fog disappeared two weeks after I started taking Synthroid only. Unfortunately, I don't know what my FT4 and ... may have brought about the improvement. I took Synthroid for only about 3 months and had to quit it because...

  8. Any advice? Please?
    ... and she was right. She switched me from Armour to a Synthroid + Cytomel combo so that we could adjust my T3 and ... decide whether to ditch the 5 mcg Cytomel and keep my Synthroid at 100 OR to decrease my Synthroid and keep the 5 ... stick with a little bit of Cytomel and go down on the Synthroid a little. I won't hesitate to let my endo know if...

  9. Thoughts on Lab Results
    ... to 7.58 uIU/mL in two months time due to a drop in synthroid dose from 175 to 100. Anybody have a rapid...

  10. Meds and Blood Tests
    ... going in for bloodwork. I have missed a day taking my Synthroid anyhow and it's not made a difference. Incidentally...
    ... showthread.php?t=211070& [list]If you are taking Synthroid or any other T4-only med within 8 hours of a blood...

  11. Thymus and Hashimoto?
    ... confirmed with ultrasound - but my endo thinks the synthroid finally shrunk it after 1.5 yr of treatment - maybe...

  12. feel tired, will herbs and t3? hypothroid
    ... Hi - I'm hypo with nodules and take 137 of synthroid and 15 mcg of t3 (cytomel) - I'm sorry to say that...
    ... different brand... For me, I made the switch from Synthroid 50 and then 75 that I was on for two months to "Japanese...

  13. Full neck/throat...
    ... while you adjust to new medicine? I just started on synthroid a week ago and my throat has been so much more uncomfortabl...
    ... dumb" doctor who thought he knew it all dropped my synthroid so low, it caused me to develop one of these----and ... several weeks---just my own saliva, and that recently my synthroid had been cut almost in half---they told me to chew...

  14. If It's Depression...?
    ... difference in price between Cylexa (an anti-depressant) and synthroid . The Celexa costs $119 for a months supply and Synthroid...

  15. Saw A New Endo Today With Mixed Results
    ... Was very rude and ended up virtually throwing a synthroid 50 mcg sample pack at me as she ushered me out the...
    ... goof she made. The approximate ratio of Armour to Synthroid would be 90 mgs/111-150 mcgs. One grain (60 mgs)...

  16. Hot with Armour
    ... recently started getting hot flashes. I had them on Synthroid and then they went away when I changed to Armour....

  17. Anyone have skin changes??????
    ... not feeling poorly, he called me and started me on synthroid before my levels dropped enough to cause great symptoms...

  18. Some results - any input
    ... discovered a thyroid nodule with ultrasound and put me on synthroid . I have lost 30 lbs - but have a long way to go ...

  19. hypothyroidism & Cholesterol
    ... my thyroidectomy, my cholesterol was 320!! After synthroid began it went down 60 points on its own. At that...
    ... and my cholesterol is 292....When I first started synthroid it was 277 and dropped all the way to 203 (without ... I started getting more nodules on my thyroid (i.e. synthroid not working as well as in the beginning) and things...

  20. Sore soles anyone?
    ... fine. I have underactive thyroid gland, (taking synthroid med ) and one of the symptoms of hypothyroidism is...
    ... do.... But because of my new insurance i switched Synthroid for generic (Levoxyl) , and 4 months later i started ... symptoms again (foot pain and anxiety) Now i am back on Synthroid and hoping for the best... Good luck to us all!!!...

  21. Please help with lab results
    ... Thank you so much for your replies! I am on synthroid right now. This test was taken after 1 week on synthroid ... partial test, which showed hypothyroidism--put me on synthroid and then another doctor did a full work up after I ... to me about my results. I guess I keep taking the synthroid and get retested later. How will I know if they want...
    ... IMO = In My Opinion. What dose synthroid are you taking? You'll be ok...keep taking that ... synthroid as the doctor prescribed until you can see him. ...
    ... time as all this was discovered. I'm on 100MCG of Synthroid and wondering if I should be taking something else...

  22. Weight Loss and Medication Change
    ... practice doctor panicked and dropped me to 100 of synthroid . It was too big of a drop----and I think it nearly ... a word I said about the recent and radical drop in synthroid . I sat there in the ER for 6 hours---they told me...
    ... Yes. I was originally on 175 synthroid . I lost weight and got down to 100. When I went...

  23. Red, flushed, hot face - thyroid?
    ... disease and multinodular goiter 1.5 years ago 150 mcg synthroid 15 mg cytomel 7 thyroid nodules - never biopsied...

  24. Stupid Things Doctors Have Told You.
    ... I have 2 cysts on my thyroid, and have been taking synthroid for 5 1/2 yrs, (ithe goiter went from 3.0 cm to 2 ... feel the goiter off of the meds...stop taking the synthroid now" Even though I told him, I have felt it off the...
    ... A week after dropping my synthroid from 175 to 100, and seeing that I looked and felt...
    ... primary care dr. tried to "shrink" my nodules with synthroid . After they didn't shrink, she said "let's give it...
    ... replacement" "Never heard of Adrenal fatigue" " Synthroid is the only drug I will prescribe" "Your TSH is...
    ... so your symptoms are not thyroid related and your synthroid dose is correct and I'm not doing a Free T4 test as...

  25. Hyperthyroid - just treat symptoms?
    ... removed(she did not have hashis or graves) and is on synthroid , just had her second child and is doing great and...

  26. Passing on some info
    ... doctors due to my original one retiring. I have been on Synthroid for quite a while but never felt good. Even with ... afternoon an hour before lunch while still taking my Synthroid in the morning. She said there wasn't any reason...
    ... Cytomel is T3. Synthroid is T4 and Armour is a combo of both I believe. It...

  27. Those have or had anxiety from thryoid probs
    ... hypo (underactive thyroid) and was given a choice of synthroid , Levoxyl or Armour. I chose synthroid for the time...
    ... I guess I have a semi update. Been on Synthroid 25 for a week, then 50mg now on day 13. I would...

  28. Help interpreting labs please
    ... diagnosed with Hashimoto's and have been prescribed Synthroid . I started out at 50mcg which didn't seem to do much ... Is this common with Hashimoto's? Could it be the Synthroid that's causing the huge fluctuation? My dr. also mentioned...
    ... something quick or you can end up in gravely bad shape. Synthroid will do the trick for now....its just a matter of...
    ... Thanks Nastyhashi and Midwest. I started 100mcg of synthroid this morning. Hopefully I'll start feeling better...

  29. Why did myTSH drop 8 points(from 10.1 to 2.3) in 3 days?
    ... high results? I am stll taking the same amount of Synthroid which is 12.5 mics, and have been on 12.5 for 3 1...

  30. HELP Please--Post partum thyroiditis
    ... so crappy.. They are starting me out on 75hcg of Synthroid .. I am also scheduled for a thyroid ultrasound. Which...

  31. Progress with Armour
    ... with interest! The bloated...for me I got that with Synthroid ! My guess (only a guess) is that you may need a bit...
    ... I will do the same once I start. BTW, were you on synthroid first? I will be making a switch to Armour from synthroid...
    ... Anata wa nihonjin desu ka? Anyway, I was not on Synthroid before I started on Armour. I'd read so many positive...
    ... Hi, my guess is that like me with synthroid , it is part of the adjustment process....I bet armour ... problem. If there are many than to me it is clear that Synthroid would never, never do! And in addition I must add...

  32. So Tired...Depressed...Fat....!
    ... I find that I'm in a real slump. I have had my synthroid adjusted from 112mcg to 128mcg and I can't wait to...
    ... board that you shouldn't take antidepressants with synthroid because it reduces the absorbption...so i asked my...
    ... 20's. I'm not sure how well she is regulated on the synthroid , buther face is always puffy and eyes baggy...I don ... also need to ask him about brand name versus generic synthroid /levothyroxine...but I digress.... :) MLWC...
    ... iodine treatment In Feb 05. I couldn't start the Synthroid until I "hit" the brick wall which is also know as ... blood work. I have felt so bad since starting the Synthroid I actually went back to my original doctor (not the...
    ... hypo in the 3 weeks since my surgery, am only on .75 synthroid , but i follow the diet I gave above, and I exercise...
    ... and am 5'3" - then I got a nodule....After going on synthroid (150 mcg), I have lost 30 lbs, but I still have to ... also I keep getting more nodules....all the while on synthroid my labs show TSH <0.03 and high out of the range T4...

  33. Here are my labs.....need advice.........
    ... my labs back and my Doctor wants me to switch from Synthroid .50 to Cytomel(never heard of it).........I ahve been ... on Synthroid for 10 years............this is a new Doc...........
    ... I wouldn't go on straight Cytomel and cut the Synthroid ...Im sure that was not his intentions...at least I ... Armour would do the trick. Cytomel is pure T3 whereas Synthroid is pure T4 and Armour is a mix of T3 and T4 which ... hope that he gives it to you in conjunction with some Synthroid so you get some T4 + T3. A little Cytomel added to...
    ... I wouldn't go on straight Cytomel and cut the Synthroid ...Im sure that was not his intentions...at least I ... Armour would do the trick. Cytomel is pure T3 whereas Synthroid is pure T4 and Armour is a mix of T3 and T4 which ... hope that he gives it to you in conjunction with some Synthroid so you get some T4 + T3. A little Cytomel added to...
    ... 1. Switch you to Armour Thyroid instead of your Synthroid which contains approx 20% T3 and 80% T4. 2. Continue ... you on your Synthroid , maybe lowering your dose just a little bit while ... range of .70 - 1.9 WITH the addition of .50 MCG T4 ( Synthroid ). What happens to your T4 score when you take that ... you will find an optimal dose somewhere at .50 mcg Synthroid and a TINY dash of Cytomel to perk you up. Armour ... Thyroid is just like Synthroid in the fact that its just another thyroid drug but ... fact that it contains T3 AND T4, whereas your current Synthroid only contains T4. Armour is just ground up pig thyroid ... country that would take a clearly hypo patient off synthroid completely and put them on straight Cytomel. I can ... and it were me, I would probably try to lower my Synthroid dose slightly to .0375 MCG and add the smallest dose...
    ... 1. Switch you to Armour Thyroid instead of your Synthroid which contains approx 20% T3 and 80% T4. 2. Continue ... you on your Synthroid , maybe lowering your dose just a little bit while ... range of .70 - 1.9 WITH the addition of .50 MCG T4 ( Synthroid ). What happens to your T4 score when you take that ... you will find an optimal dose somewhere at .50 mcg Synthroid and a TINY dash of Cytomel to perk you up. Armour ... Thyroid is just like Synthroid in the fact that its just another thyroid drug but ... fact that it contains T3 AND T4, whereas your current Synthroid only contains T4. Armour is just ground up pig thyroid ... country that would take a clearly hypo patient off synthroid completely and put them on straight Cytomel. I can ... and it were me, I would probably try to lower my Synthroid dose slightly to .0375 MCG and add the smallest dose ... so OFF!! I am at such a loss as I will not stop my synthroid as that took me years to get balanced.........I may...
    ... either way........SO I am going to take .50 of the synthroid that I have been on for years and 1/2 of a 25 cytomel...
    ... FYI>>Cytomel is a VERY short acting drug relative to Synthroid . I think it best to start as small as humanly possible...
    ... FYI>>Cytomel is a VERY short acting drug relative to Synthroid . I think it best to start as small as humanly possible...
    ... . Twenty-five mcgs of Cytomel equals 100 mcgs of Synthroid , so in effect, you've been given a whopping dose increase...
    ... That's why I suggested earlier for her to cut her Synthroid from .5 to .375 and maybe only take 1/4 pill of the ... slight buildup effect with Cytomel but its nothing like Synthroid . If you turn hyper and you stop taking the Cytomel ... totally out of your system within a few days, unlike Synthroid , which takes weeks. Based on Midwest's info, I ... would now shoot for lowering the Synthroid if possible to .375 mcg and take 1/4 pill (if you...
    ... dose!!.........I took 1/4 of a tab this a.m. with my synthroid . I am so scared of new med as I get horrible side ... attacks............maybe I should just stay on my synthroid and leave it all alone??? My TSH was fine...........
    ... portion of the dose. If the MD wants you to quit Synthroid , and take only 25 mcgs Cytomel, that would not be ... Cytomel-only would have the effect of a 100 mcg dose of Synthroid ; together, the two would be like 150 mcgs. ...

  34. Armour & HBP meds
    ... I had a rough start with Synthroid and Unithroid...had allergic reactions to the fillers...

  35. Feel like a major basket case
    ... how much help I can be - but when I first started synthroid I had tightness in my chest, anxious feelings, palpatations...
    ... didnt make it 3 weeks.....just one day. I took the synthroid and the next day my chest hurt so bad I thought I ... all said I was nuts and it could not have been the synthroid . I told them I was fine the day before. This happened ... to me 3 times I tried starting synthroid ...the same thing all 3 times...finally I threw in...
    ... thyroid meds were the cause of my problems. Is Synthroid the only thing you have tried???...

  36. My daughter's test results - Help?
    ... like I'm dying. Of course, they had started me on Synthroid at the same time that I found out I was Diabetic,...

  37. High Cortisol
    ... wound up tight all the time - actually I think my synthroid was too high and that was making me all hyped up too...
    ... started taking the levox - I had asked my doc if the synthroid could have caused the high cortisol and he thought ... reasonable enough question to look back at my test before synthroid . In my case, it was pretty high (but not out of the ... range) before synthroid so he thought that wasn't it. However, the anxiety ... nervousness etc...I believe have been exacerbated by my synthroid - I was at 150 mcg and he just agreed Thurs to lower ... and was 241 when I was 31. But I've only been on synthroid for about 1 1/2 years...When I first went on synthroid...
    ... out good....so hang in there....as for lowering the synthroid - The doc agreed to lower it from 150 to 137 and I...

  38. Possible Hypothyroidism??? Need help!
    ... Hi Teri. I just switch from Synthroid to Armour only two days ago after reading so many ... positive things about it. I did not do so well on Synthroid either...50 to 75 for two months only, but it was...

  39. Not good synthroid
    ... I won't take anything but synthroid . My Aunt was on levoxyl and switched to synthroid ... and is doing much better. If I had taken synthroid instead of levoxyl when they were trying to shrink...
    ... doc to put you on Armour. It sounds to me like the synthroid is not helping you much. Is your t4 converting...
    ... more of truth? It seems MOST of what I read about Synthroid from swallowers is NOT good....are most people who ... are ONLY on synthroid not feeling very well? Well, I have a question ... about this... I take levothyroxine, the generic of Synthroid . I know there are differences in fillers and stuff ... endo be able to answer this? I mean, he prescribed Synthroid , but the pharmacy gave me levothyroxine...should I ... do you not feel better at all? Is that how you know synthroid is not working? Or do you feel worse or up and down...

  40. Synthroid side effects?
    ... Hi Andrew. Welcome to the Board! You used to be on Synthroid ? I guess you were hypo then. Your hypo however,...

  41. Help!
    ... waiting to see the TSH he put me on a low dose of Synthroid . I was looking at one from a couple of years ago...

  42. Have You Been the Victim of "Crazy Doses"?
    ... was first diagnosed with hypot, I was given 125 of synthroid . I did good for quite awhile and then I needed to ... for quite awhile. Then I got bumped up to 175 of synthroid ---and I did good for quite awhile---then I started ... going hyper. Then I was dumped down to 100 of synthroid , then bounced up to 150 where I was doing ok for about...
    ... of info on that in books and on the net. I am on synthroid ...I identify, at least, with the belly part! Hope...
    ... diagnosed with hashi's or not. After having been on synthroid for so many years, my body just seemed to not be able...

  43. I feel like crap!
    ... sometimes but not like asthma or anything. I've been on Synthroid (levothyroxine) for about three months. I was originally ... TELL her anything, but she says T4 is useless after synthroid is started. I dunno. Just thought I'd ask for your...
    ... doctor is not concerned at all! But, that being said, synthroid is not for me (only T4) as the T4 is too much for...

  44. weight gain, HELP
    ... thyroid medications? i've also abused cytomel and synthroid last month, having taken a half bottle of cytomel...
    ... myself on a strict diet for at least a month until my synthroid dosage gets up. I've also been exercising as well...
    ... treatment, although i had felt better for a while on a synthroid and cytomel combo. my doc is an idiot, and that's...

  45. Antidepressants and Thyroid
    ... the ER by my (now ex) family doctor, who had cut my synthroid from 175 to 100, the ER doctor diagnosed me as depressed...

  46. synthroid armour equivalent dose
    ... synthetic drug. Why do some people take Armour and Synthroid together? I know all of these questions have been...
    ... once per day since that's how I've been using the synthroid and have been feeling quite well on it(which obviously...

  47. I am so sad!
    ... bigger, then they acutally said they might take me off synthroid !!! YIKES! Then what happens? I have been off...
    ... matter what, I feel the goiter. I ahve gone off the synthroid at times and it has gotten bigger. So, okay....just...
    ... back from an Endo...they told me to get off the .025 synthroid . That is does NOTHING FOR GOITERS....in 1999 the goiter...
    ... Goodmorning, The Dr. told me that the synthroid has NO barring on the goiter. That the .025 that ... had hysterectomy and 1 ovary removed) I am out of synthroid in about 2 weeks...what do I do. to find another...

  48. What is your Amour dose with or without Synthroid?
    ... aren't going away yet. I am considering adding some synthroid ....
    ... it is so much better. Bethany, I hope adding the Synthroid will help. Karen, I hope you feel better soon. It ... solely on test results. I started on the Armour/ Synthroid combo at the end of January. My doctor has been increasing ... Armour slowly. Recently I have been taking .05 mg Synthroid once daily and 30 mg of Armour twice daily. The Armour...

  49. Itching and driving me nuts!
    ... just allergies. But I have to wonder if maybe the synthroid could be doing this. Anyone else had any problems...
    ... I found a FDA approved generic that is AB rated to synthroid and thats when I improved. Its the Mylan brand. The...
    ... med. I'm now on Levothroid, have been on Armour too. Synthroid caused me so many problems, that after 3 weeks or...

  50. Help Please
    ... my grandmother's sake. She is already on 100mcg of synthroid . She is seeing an internist not an endo. She ... be) I am 32 yrs old and I have been on 100mcg of synthroid for about 3 yrs now. I am only assuming that I am...
    ... are you asking because she recently started to take Synthroid and you want to make sure she actually is hypothyroid...

  51. Synthroid and pot belly
    ... seemingly MORE pot belly since I started treatment ( synthroid ) in Feb. 2005. It is so depressing! I do ab work...
    ... My doctor wants to put me on synthroid after my TT next week. Is the pot belly you are experienci...
    ... but I did not get this way until AFTER I started Synthroid (about one week ago and going on two months on meds ... Armour next week...Yes, is this a awful effect of Synthroid ? I don't know if you call them side effects, but ... it was really hard for me to get used to synthroid when I started two months ago..... and I got all kinds...
    ... ago. I am hoping it is temporary...but as for the synthroid causing it...I don't know if I would bank on that...

  52. TSH 10.11 today but 2wks. ago TSH was 4.15? How can that be?
    ... Feb.28 TSH 8.34 March 11: Started 25 mics of Synthroid March 28: Stopped taking Synthroid because I had ... Nervous, and just felt bad so I thought it must be the Synthroid . March 29 TSH 2.88 FT4 1.16 April 9 TSH 3.09 ... 9 TSH 7.3 FT4 1.09 May 10 Started back on Synthroid , this time 12.5 mics May 23 TSH 4.15 June 1 ... be appreciated. I want to feel good by taking my Synthroid , but I HATE, literally HATE feeling nervous. Maybe ... just a coincidence that I felt that way after taking Synthroid for 2 weeks. My friend who is also Hypo says she ... feels nervous if she does NOT take her Synthroid . How many of you feel nervous after taking Synthroid ... have I psyched myself up worrying about taking the Synthroid ??? As always, I am most appreciative for any and...
    ... ve been all over the place for 2 years now. Tried synthroid 3 times and each was HORRIBLE. Panicky, anxious, ... shakey. Docs said it couldnt be the synthroid doing it cause my dose was too low, but that's bull ... please let me know. All my docs want me to take the synthroid but I dont think my heart or nerves can handle it...
    ... said NOW, some people are never able to get used to Synthroid and switch to a different brand of T4 or to natural ... replacement like Armour. Though you are on Synthroid , it may help you to read the thread from a few days...
    ... TSH? So are you thoroughly convenienced it is the Synthroid that makes you nervous or is it the whole idea of ... 'having' to take Synthroid for your condition? Thanks again,Donna...
    ... reason, but I personally think it was just the damned Synthroid . The same thing happened to me on just 25 mcg all ... croak. I told my family that the docs can shove this Synthroid crap you know where and never took it again after...

  53. test results ok, testosterone low, what does it mean?
    ... Hi Suzeebell and welcome: You can add synthroid to Armour, but before you do that you may just want...

  54. LABS-from:Please HELP! Can't take much more!!!
    ... someone mentioned? Or should I get more tests? I'm on synthroid for hypo, for the last 4 years or so...no racing heart...

  55. Can someone help me decipher my test results?
    ... abnormal) Any thoughts?? I am now on 100 mcg of Synthroid . I don't feel any different. It's been exactly 3 weeks...

  56. HELP PLEASE!! Can't take much more!!!!
    ... no, i'm not breast feeding...he never took. I am on synthroid for hypo...and my lab tests as of March are: TSH=2...

  57. My mom: thyroid nodules
    ... I can't comment on Effexor - but my mom was put on Synthroid and Prozac at the same time, and she just about lost...

  58. Does this happen to you at NIGHT while trying to sleep?
    ... twice a month. I am HYPO, and am on 12.5 mics of Synthroid daily. My highest TSH was 9.3 which was 3 months...

  59. Please help with test results
    ... 73 and FT4- 1.1 and I'm being treated with generic Synthroid . I started at 25mcg and felt better for a week but...

  60. who's on medication for hashi's? Does it work?
    ... since Oct of '03, take 120 mgs of Armour thyroid. Synthroid was too strong for me... couldn't take it. The Armour...
    ... Hi mimiblue-- I am on generic synthroid (levothyroxine) 50 mcg. It has helped a lot of my ... subjective and individual thing. Some people can take synthroid , some can't. For me, it helped reduce the swing from...

  61. Has thyroid treatment relieved your muscle/joint pain and fatigue?
    ... her thyroid disorder almost right away, put her on Synthroid , and within a few months, her pain all went away....

  62. pounding heartbeat - please clue me in here..
    ... never had my heart beating hard when I was only on Synthroid ....
    ... a decrease in the Armour and then add a little T4 ( synthroid ) as needed. OR Synthroid and add a little T3 as needed...
    ... a decrease in the Armour and then add a little T4 ( synthroid ) as needed. OR Synthroid and add a little T3 as needed ... first round of labs) I'm wondering if she'll add some synthroid to compensate for that. I'll go dig out that thread...

  63. Terrified of thyroidectomy
    ... when you're lying in bed. Very important to take the synthroid BY ITSELF, not with food - then it becomes a digestive ... breakfast like a normal person. We're still increasing my synthroid dose - gradually, so my body can adjust. Granted...

  64. Question
    ... Yes, additional thyroid hormone like Synthroid should lower your TSH further. Please don't self...

  65. now what?
    ... take that actually agrees with one system,,,Ive tried synthroid ,levoxyl "nightmare of a drug" ,levathyroid, and nature...

  66. mood swings and thyroid goiter/nodule changes
    ... neck appears to be shrinking! After 1.5 years of synthroid and cytomel and repeatly increasing the dose of synthroid...

  67. how many symptoms go away with thyroidectomy?
    ... Or is it the same as having the thyroid and taking synthroid - some symptoms better some not (I have nodules/hypo...
    ... 10 years getting ultrasounds, taking high doses of synthroid and still have hypo symtoms or just getting the thing...

  68. Need encouragement from "experts" here, Please ?
    ... go very slowly. I had a very bad experience with Synthroid several months ago - my family doc started me at 75...
    ... doctor. My story is similar. I started on 75 mcgs Synthroid . Within 6 weeks, TSH had gone from nearly 7 to only ... since she said I appeared to be "hypersensitive" to Synthroid , but she didn't prescribe anything else. I sought ... bit of the 'hypersensitive' problem that I had with Synthroid . The switch was made more gradually than it would...

  69. Can someone give me an opinion?
    ... 37.00) The doc gave me a Rx to lower my dose of synthroid from 137 mcg to 125 mcg and to keep my Cytomel the...

  70. hypothyroid questions please help!
    ... i am a very small framed person. I take 80 mcg of synthroid . it has help tremendously... i am not as fatigued...

  71. 1yr endo appt. asked about his opionion on generics
    ... told him that I had been on levothyroxine instead of synthroid for a month and told him how bad I felt. Hair falling ... Big shocker there. He also said that the dosage of synthroid isn't equal in potency to the generic. So if I take ... 88 of synthroid it could be much less in the generic. This doctor...

  72. TSH "within in normal range" as per test
    ... inability to lose,fatigue.....etc etc. My MD put me on Synthroid to see if that will bring the number down. Also I ... thyroid that you can actually see. I don't know if the Synthroid is really working though. When should I feel it working...
    ... Freet3 not the t4 and t3. How long have you been on Synthroid ?...
    ... I started Synthroid on April 5th. Actually it was generic the first month ... doctor says she doesn't think it is as good as brand Synthroid . I am still not seeing a change though....

  73. Back from surgery
    ... young and cute. Was started on a very low dose of synthroid , will be adjusted in 3 weeks. I plan to really watch ... between now and then. Doc says doesnt matter if I take synthroid on an empty stomach or not. Does it? My appetite...

  74. Endo was a jerk.
    ... I've been on Synthroid since the end of last year, and just wasn't really ... not good etc. My family doc only wanted to prescribe synthroid , so I found an Endo on my own. Just got back from ... disappointed. I told him how I wasn't really happy with Synthroid , and that I knew there were other options out there ... working out... the only thing added to the mix was synthroid , so it seemed like the culprit. He was like "look ... ONE other patient complaining of weight gain from synthroid ? WHATEVER. Also, just saying something like that to...
    ... next to that). I don't know if armour is mcg like synthroid or what... but whatever it is, it's 30. He said to ... take one a day in the morning with water like synthroid ....
    ... weeks even you may need an increase. LBut howmuch synthroid were you on? 30 mg of Armour is 50 mcg (0.5 mg) of ... Synthroid . I would suggest (as I have) to read all you can about ... people often just do better on Armour...I am on 75 synthroid and though I haven't gained weight I had a realy awful...
    ... * I just don't feel up to par. As for my dose of synthroid ... I started on 50 mcg... took that for about 2 months...
    ... basically told him I wasn't happy with how I felt on synthroid and thought armour might be an option. He checked ... was kind of adamant about how much I didn't like the synthroid ... then he was like, "if you want to try armour, I...
    ... Armour. I hope to start next week. I have been on Synthroid for about two months and I have never really felt...

  75. Hashi.need help understanding symptoms
    ... Do you know if these things occur when your dose of Synthroid is too high or too low? I should probably mention ... . I started on .50mm of synthroid then my tsh came in too low and they cut it down to...