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  1. I am really in need of so information
    ... radiation to my throat. In april 2oo2 i was started on synthroid 0.025 mg due to the radiation effect on my thyroid ... changes were needed. Anyway my GYN said to increase my synthroid to .3 mg. I thought this was high so i went to my...
    ... If I'm reading right, you are taking .025 mg of Synthroid ... right? I can't begin to stress to you how woefully...

  2. Question about starting meds?
    ... feel that there is a preference between Levoxyl and Synthroid ? Thanks for the input! :)...
    ... feel that there is a preference between Levoxyl and Synthroid ? Thanks for the input! :) Hi KBT's mom :) Your ... will artificially increase her FT4 number. Both Synthroid and Levoxyl are levothyroxine sodium and they are...

  3. Is this hypothyroidism?
    ... because of my thyroid. My GP doc put me on 200mcg of synthroid and yes lipitor for the cholesterol. I didn't take...

  4. Adrenal results
    ... 5 mcg time-released Cytomel, and 100 micrograms of Synthroid . That's like: 106 T4 and 6.5 T3. I started this...

  5. Question for people who are doing well on Armour and Cytomel
    ... after starting these meds? I'm doing miserably on my Synthroid and have an appointment with a new endo tomorrow....
    ... Armour with some form of added T4. I've been taking Synthroid (112 mcg) for so many years, and I'm concerned about...
    ... not taking it slowly and gradually? I switched from Synthroid to Armour and I didn't do it slowly or gradually....
    ... little when you switch to Armour from straight T4 ( synthroid ). The T3 in the Armour is much more powerful than ... T4 so the same dose of Synthroid and Armour can actually be higher in the Armour. ... it all at once? If you went from a single dose of synthroid to a similar single dose of Armour then you might...
    ... I was taking 125 of Synthroid and switched to one and a half grains of Armour, about...
    ... I take generic synthroid and cytomel and it works well for me. Before, not...
    ... I was taking 125 of Synthroid and switched to one and a half grains of Armour, about ... ideas and suggestions. Yeah, going from 125mcg synthroid to 90mg of Armour would be too much, Almondjoy. The ... The 1 grain is more in line with the same dose of Synthroid you were on previously. Breaking it up is a good...
    ... Thyroid, Natur-throid), Cytomel (synthetic T3) or Synthroid (or any of the other T4 meds). Armour advises starting ... for T4 as opposed to days for T3). If 125mcg of synthroid was right for you then 1 grain is probably a little ... too low, 1 1/4 might be right. If at 125mcg of synthroid you didn't feel 'great' you might need the 1 1/2 grains...
    ... too quickly. TSH tests say I was ok at 125 mcg of Synthroid but I have so many symptoms of low thryroid. Another ... chart suggests 1 1/2 grains is place of 125 mcg of Synthroid . I have been experimenting with this new medication...
    ... TSH tests say I was ok at 125 mcg of Synthroid but I have so many symptoms of low thryroid. Another...
    ... and years. Then a doctor changed my medication to Synthroid .The dosage was always .125 mcg. I took it for about ... said my TSH level was fine and to keep taking the Synthroid , even though my hypo symptoms were increasing and...
    ... I take generic synthroid and cytomel and it works well for me. Before, not...
    ... Cytomel four days ago. They are added to my 100mcg Synthroid . The doc doesn't know about the Armour. I wish...
    ... taking 3 different thyroid meds (Armour, Cytomel, and Synthroid )? Wow, that sounds like a lot -- but hey, if it's...

  6. Something WORKED!
    ... my old self moving) as per usual, then disolve my synthroid under the tongue, and then have coffee when it has...
    ... feel so good, and I hope it lasts and if having the synthroid disolve like nitro tabs well so much the better for ... be.... I do not know about armour. I find the synthroid tastes very sweet never having taste if before! LOL...
    ... me think to ask.......Hey Bon, would you like that synthroid medium rare or well done? LOLOLOL :D :D...
    ... joy is partially due to the lowly disolving of the synthroid under the tongue. I will take the alertness, and...
    ... thyroid meds are acidic at all - as Bonnie says - the Synthroid is sweet tasting. Let's all keep our fingers crossed...
    ... maybe I will try that. Only thing is that the generic synthroid is a different shape and bigger as well as the cytomel...

  7. hypothyroidism???
    ... glad you found a reason- are you going to go on Synthroid or some other medication? You should find yourself...

  8. Could synthroid be the cause?
    ... Hi and welcome! I am on Synthroid for hypothyroidism and have been since May. I have ... however I did become winded prior to starting the Synthroid . If your TSH is 4, it is not normal - the new ... the lab copy and post them along with your dosage of Synthroid . It is entirely possible that your levels are not ... feel the way you want to. Like I said, I started on Synthroid in May and I'm still not 100% - I feel better but...

  9. When should Bloodwork be done (in cycle)?
    ... ... he ordered bloodwork after raising my dose of Synthroid again (third time), is there a certain time during...

  10. supplements
    ... year ago in November and was doing well on my dose of synthroid until my new mailorder pharmacy decided to change ... me from synthroid to levothyroxine.. Which caused a major case of HypoT...

  11. Newbie and haven't felt this bad in months!
    ... doses back up slowly over the last 6 months to 125 Synthroid with 7.5 cytomel a day. Felt great at my regular...

  12. Thyroid and weight
    ... very hypothyroid. She prescribed an increase in my synthroid but did not really explain what I was up against....
    ... does suck, and you aren't alone. At least your on synthroid ! I'm still waiting.. From what I understand though ... it does take time for the synthroid to fully get into your system - so maybe 2 months...
    ... for i think 5 or 6 weeks now (25 of cytomel 50 of synthroid , plus 200 mg of selenium and a multi-vite) and i've...

  13. Calling any runners with underactive thyroid
    ... is done, the doctor will start me on thyroid meds ( Synthroid or Levoxyl). Once the dosage is adjusted correctly...
    ... i've been on medication (25 mcg cytomel and 50 of synthroid ) for a little under a month. i was (am?) severely...
    ... is done, the doctor will start me on thyroid meds ( Synthroid or Levoxyl). Once the dosage is adjusted correctly...

  14. The Thyroid Solution
    ... working now with the thyroid treatment with vitamins and synthroid and Kealation treatment (which is vitamins)....
    ... working now with the thyroid treatment with vitamins and synthroid and Kealation treatment (which is vitamins). The...

  15. Problems With Conversion From T4 To T3: Help!!!!!
    ... that if the problem is with the thyroid gland itself, Synthroid can work fine, but that if the problem is poor conversion ... , treating with Synthroid alone usually makes the condition even worse. For ... progress like a snail. I had a horrid reaction to Synthroid ... couldn't take it... which might corraborate Dr...
    ... that if the problem is with the thyroid gland itself, Synthroid can work fine, but that if the problem is poor conversion ... , treating with Synthroid alone usually makes the condition even worse. For ... progress like a snail. I had a horrid reaction to Synthroid ... couldn't take it... which might corraborate Dr...

  16. Bad symptoms on Levothyroxine?
    ... alpitations when taking even a low dose of Levothyroxine or synthroid ? I took synthroid for years, then when I developed ... meant....Can you suggest a solution? I am now trying synthroid 37mg 4 times a week and I'm not having the "hyper...
    ... Hashimoto's in college (I'm 31 now) and was taking Synthroid for many years, and then I got in a car accident, ... I went to a new doctor and he took me off of the Synthroid ...big mistake. Since then (4 years ago) my thyroid...
    ... Hashimoto's in college (I'm 31 now) and was taking Synthroid for many years, and then I got in a car accident, ... I went to a new doctor and he took me off of the Synthroid ...big mistake.Yes, a major mistake! Hashimoto's goes ... antibodies had been under some degree of control while on Synthroid , and they flared up again when you went off. That...

  17. 3 weeks after surgery
    ... had a total thyroidectomy 3 1/2 weeks ago. I am on synthroid 100 mcg. I had labs done and they were all within...
    ... had a total thyroidectomy 3 1/2 weeks ago. I am on synthroid 100 mcg. I had labs done and they were all within...

  18. I'm done with doctors
    ... There is not one here locally. I have not taken my synthroid for 3 days and I feel much better. My head is clear ... doctor she said she probably wouldn't take me off the synthroid . Well, I am certainly no genius, but it seems to...
    ... need to be scientific about it. If you feel awful on synthroid but your numbers test out well, your probably not...
    ... Well the problem is, 3 doctors WILL NOT take me off Synthroid and give me Armour. There are no osteopaths in my...
    ... Well the problem is, 3 doctors WILL NOT take me off Synthroid and give me Armour. There are no osteopaths in my...

  19. Help !Increased Meds and feeling dizzy???
    ... worse then when I started taking the meds. I was on Synthroid .025 about 4 yrs. ago. for about 1 1/2 yrs. I dont...

  20. Ugh!!!!!!!!!!
    ... hashi's. I started out in Feb of this year taking synthroid . TSH got down to "normal" I had the T4 tested also ... started off almost immediately have weird reactions to synthroid . Heart racing, cold sweats, etc.....and everytime ... almost 5, and no phone call back. I did not take my synthroid today, and guess what? No episode. I know she will ... my my doc office... she said that my issues are not synthroid or thryroid related and I need to see my PCP. I am...
    ... Trian: How much Synthroid are you on? How long have you been on it? What do...
    ... my my doc office... she said that my issues are not synthroid or thryroid related and I need to see my PCP. I am ... possible you're having a reaction specifically to the synthroid , or more aptly to the fillers / binders in it. You...
    ... I have been on .88 since August, but have been on Synthroid since Feb 03. I am very interested in finding a...
    ... think it's the créme de la créme. I can't take Synthroid . It hit me like a ton of bricks... knocked me plum...

  21. Looking for other parents of hypo children
    ... better, but we are trying to find the right dose of synthroid . We just switched her dose from 37.5 to 25mcg. It...

  22. hypo and hyper all in the same day????
    ... inflammed thyroid and dr is willing to let my try synthroid with the normal labs to see if it helps my symptoms ... be possible and if so, what will happen if I take synthroid ? Will it stabilize this? Thanks as always for...
    ... of an endo. That is why I am so confused about the synthroid issue.....to start or not to start. Karen...
    ... I would try the synthroid if It was me. It might level you out, the reason I...
    ... any of the weight back I have lost and I am afraid synthroid will make me do that. KAREN...

  23. My dog is gaining weight on levothyroxine
    ... been on it that long though right? Can dogs be on synthroid ? I like the synthroid much better than the levoxyl...

  24. Need help with lab results
    ... help. What should I do now? I've been on 75mcg of synthroid since Aug. and I don't seen an endo till mid Jan....
    ... help. What should I do now? I've been on 75mcg of synthroid since Aug. and I don't seen an endo till mid Jan....

  25. I'm giving up hope :(
    ... brother was as overweight as i was and after taking his Synthroid , he has lost 80lb. hopefully it will help me too...
    ... Unfortunitely I never lost a single pound when I started my synthroid . My TSH was even in the "hyper" range for about a...
    ... trying to decide right now if I want to start on the synthroid just to supress my antibodies and hopefully shrink...
    ... loose any (signifigant) weight.. She used to be on synthroid though...
    ... either one of you, do you think I should start the synthroid for the hashi's? My pcp is who is going to treat...
    ... Karen - I almost want to say my mom went off her synthroid (dr's orders) when they found out she had hashimotos...

  26. Question about t3?
    ... Armour pill would give off more light than a "dead" Synthroid pill. I picked up my fresh bottle of Snythroid ... adding it to my morning regime of two (50mcg's) of Synthroid . I feel worlds better. Its like someone just dug...

  27. READINGS AND COMBO MEDS NEED HELP!!![from the pros]
    ... natural T4 available but in the end decided to try Synthroid . Added 50mcg to a grain of Armour I've taking and ... difference between different synthetic T4 meds like Synthroid , Unithroid, etc is? Is there a consensus on which...
    ... natural T4 available but in the end decided to try Synthroid . Added 50mcg to a grain of Armour I've taking and ... difference between different synthetic T4 meds like Synthroid , Unithroid, etc is? Is there a consensus on which ... Warm regards, Dima Dima, I have tried levoxyl, synthroid and now unithroid and have problems with them all...
    ... is just not for you? Yes, I have tried levoxyl, synthroid and now unithroid I have reactions to them all and...

  28. Amour Drug and Weight Gain
    ... they still gain weight like some people do that take synthroid ....
    ... they still gain weight like some people do that take synthroid . The uncontrolled weight gain is a symptom with ... multiple sources. Gaining weight on Synthroid is, as often as not, a result of being under-treated...
    ... FT4 are all in great range. A girl I work with takes Synthroid has the same problem - has to stay under 1000 calories ... fully aware that a lot of doctors get paid on how much synthroid they prescribe by the manufacturer....
    ... It's not just armour or synthroid - I am on cytomel and I can't stop gaining weight...
    ... I have been able to lose 32 pounds while taking Synthroid and eating plenty (I don't know calories because I ... the Student clinic didn't just not realize BC and Synthroid don't mix, but actually said I could take them at...

  29. When You Change From Synthroid To Armour
    ... Armonr Dosages Approximate Synthroid (T4) Eqnivalent 1/4 grain 9.5mcgT4 ...

  30. "Normal" TSH range
    ... you up on your offer of the medicine. She gave me synthroid 50 mcg. That was 2-1/2 weeks ago. I am already feeling...

  31. Hypo and can't sleep
    ... my T4 levels. The only thing that helped was adding Synthroid to the mix....
    ... You guys are so sweet.:) Almost as sweet as my Synthroid when I chew it every day. I got my Melatonin tonight...

  32. Just found this Forum
    ... Don't know where I'm at yet. I'm on 100mcg of synthroid which they said is fairly low., but they like to start...

  33. Midwest
    ... He is really nice. Since I had problems with the synthroid he started me on a very low dose of armour 1/8 grain...

  34. TSH osteoprosis & cardiomyopathy
    ... A little refresher - Was on synthroid .075 with not too bad levels. Due to treatment resistant ... better, Yeah! She wanted to changed me back to synthroid and add some cytomel. I told her I would like to hang...
    ... in the medical community telling them to prescribe synthroid . Guess it all boils down to making money. I just...

  35. anyone take meds to prevent goiter...
    ... She said that I could try taking a small dose of synthroid now anyway to see if helps supress my thyroid from...
    ... quitting, just prolong the process. I hope that the synthroid works for you. Good Luck, Nodi...
    ... your reply. I am really concerned about taking the synthroid since I don't "symptoms" I need help with. I don...

  36. Just switched to thyrolar....
    ... Have been on Synthroid, synthroid and Cytomel, Cytomel alone, Armour, armour and Synthroid ... crashed. Upped the dose a bit then added a bit of Synthroid and still not good. So Doc today suggested we try ... labs back when I was on 2 grns of Armour plus 50 mgs. synthroid Ft3......2.57......range 2.30 - 4.20 ft4.......1...
    ... Have been on Synthroid, synthroid and Cytomel, Cytomel alone, Armour, armour and Synthroid ... crashed. Upped the dose a bit then added a bit of Synthroid and still not good. So Doc today suggested we try ... labs back when I was on 2 grns of Armour plus 50 mgs. synthroid Ft3......2.57......range 2.30 - 4.20 ft4.......1 ... since it doesn't require refrigeration), and leave the Synthroid alone, in my opinion. Your T4 is fine, but you can ... may go hyper on the T4 if you do. By dropping the Synthroid , you have room to raise your T4 and T3 both. Why ... they contain: 2 Grains of Armour plus the 50mcg Synthroid has 126mcg T4 and 18mcg T3 2 Grains of Thyrolar...
    ... sluggish(all of those were bad enough before) adding the Synthroid helped a little but hairloss became worse. Today...
    ... sluggish(all of those were bad enough before) adding the Synthroid helped a little but hairloss became worse. It very ... more. Upping the dose to 3 grains instead of adding Synthroid , would have been a good step toward providing your...

  37. Strong Connection between Perimenopause and Hypo symtoms??
    ... synthetic. Synthetic is NOT good. But, again, like synthroid , it's what MOST Dr.'s prescribe...and it leads to...
    ... think I could take a synthetic thyroid hormone. The Synthroid made me feel weird....wired or something. After just...
    ... my Dr wasn't treating me any better then with JUST synthroid . She went on to explain that my body isn't getting...
    ... and what "little" T4 was being produced with the synthroid , that with the thyroid under attack NONE of it was...
    ... not getting ANY T3 and very little T4, even on your synthroid !" ~ :D "your undermedicated" :D So, after him ... going to deal with this." "I'm keeping you on your synthroid , and adding Armour." "We are going to gradually add ... ALSO going to write out a prescription for additional synthroid , for you to have so that IF you're feeling "hypo" ... he said that THAT isn't accurate. He's NOT againest synthroid , but it's not necessarily meeting the needs of everyone...
    ... think it is great that he will consider mixing the Synthroid and Armour. I liked taking the Synthroid, but it...
    ... What his plan is is this. I stay on my 100 thingy of synthroid , and for five days ADD a 1/2 grain of Armour, then ... system. So, eventually it's going to gradually be 100 synthroid , 1 1/2 grains of Armour, and then we RETEST to see...
    ... scared to do it. In the end, the T3 is rock bottom on Synthroid so this ought to work." THAT was exactly what he...
    ... thyroid" level and the tsh was at 11.56. I was put on Synthroid last month. Stll feeling like shirt, doc put me on...
    ... synthetic. Synthetic is NOT good. But, again, like synthroid , it's what MOST Dr.'s prescribe...and it leads to ... was just diagnosed hypothyroid and started .88 of synthroid on Dec 23. I was particularly fascinated by this topic...
    ... who explained, after I asked her WHY I was ON the synthroid that I was taking...and she had explained it's based...
    ... NatureThroid WERE natural. I was under the impression that Synthroid , etc, were synthetics. Dagnabit, is i confoozed again...
    ... addressed this issue. I also am hypothyroid and am on synthroid and my thyroid seems to be fine. I'm 45 and think...

  38. New Blood Tests for me soon!
    ... for my 'chat' and my prescription renewal for the synthroid . Will have the full panel AND THE FREE T3 and FREE...

  39. hypo and thin?
    ... female? Age? I have been hypo for 24 years and on Synthroid for that long. I am thin and have never had a problem...

  40. the pest is back
    ... Oh lord Ive tried everything in the book...Tried synthroid 1st caused like a creepy crawling sensation over my...

  41. Should I take Synthroid if I'm trying to conceive?
    ... they say that the cause is Hashimoto's. I started synthroid in July and as of the past month my levels were finally...

  42. OH Boy..
    ... more tests, particularly the T3. I had trouble with Synthroid as well where I was shaking like crazy and trembling ... would be helpful. Some people just can't tolerate Synthroid /Levo. I was one of those. That shakiness is a...

  43. Brain Fog Supreme
    ... eltroxin 50mg since 1996, I asked for an recieved synthroid 75mg (eltroxin doesnt come in that strength...no problem...

  44. Confused! Higher doses...FT3 dropping?
    ... 2/2004. My doc has slowly brought me up from 100 synthroid to 150 synthroid. Latest tests (see comparison below...

  45. Question about thyroid meds?
    ... This place gets busy. I use to be hypoT and was on synthroid for years. Then, for some reason or another I got...

  46. Meep/midwest1 - Trying One Last Time
    ... myself have just turned up with a 5.6 TSH and am now on Synthroid ! Ironic, huh?) ~ :) Tracy...

  47. Best meds for Hashi's?
    ... declining after that. I have read somewhere that Synthroid was made from trees. Is this true? If it is true...
    ... 50 mcg of levothyroxine for the last 4 months.Is it Synthroid , or some other brand? I don't know the answer to ... what it's made from; you can find that information on Synthroid 's website, though. But I do know that Synthroid fails...
    ... declining after that. I have read somewhere that Synthroid was made from trees. Is this true? If it is true ... before making that decision. Thanks, Kathy L Synthroid is synthetic, but the fillers are as follows: Acacia...

  48. WOW what a great day.
    ... in levoxyl and since I have such bad reactions with synthroid she opted for the ARMOUR. And get this, (you would...
    ... the best way to handle it. I plan to take 106 Synthroid ...and 7.5 milligrams time released- porcine extract...

  49. Hasimotos
    ... But I wouldn't simply start taking .137 mgs of Synthroid right off the bat, either. You want to start with...
    ... blood tests and my surgeon started me on 25 mcg of Synthroid , then two weeks later 50 mcg , then 2 weeks later ... I ( and other people ) do have odd reactions to synthroid so I would most defiantly question starting at 137...

  50. Thanks for answering!
    ... referred me to an endro. He finally agreed to up my synthroid after I had the courage to confront him about my TSH...

  51. Stupid Question of The Day!
    ... due to cancer. I had treatment and currently take Synthroid and everything is fine. But let's say, hypothetically...
    ... due to cancer. I had treatment and currently take Synthroid and everything is fine. But let's say, hypothetically...
    ... due to cancer. I had treatment and currently take Synthroid and everything is fine. But let's say, hypothetically...
    ... .its just a chemical compound is all... Here's Synthroid : C15 H10 I4 N Na O4 H2O It simply requires a dose...

  52. parathyroid disorders
    ... leaving me to take a calcium suppliment along with my synthroid forever....What is wrong with your parathyroids? ...

  53. Is anyone mixing synthetic and Armour?
    ... the best I have tried for me. For a while, I took Synthroid instead of Unithroid, but that was because my wife ... it for free. I noticed no difference between the Synthroid and Unithroid, for my purposes. Do you live with...
    ... 27) my FT3 has been dropping the higher I go on synthroid . I have been on 150 synthroid for approximately 3 ... of armour would you suggest in addition to the 150 synthroid ? thank you....
    ... 27) my FT3 has been dropping the higher I go on synthroid . I have been on 150 synthroid for approximately 3 ... of armour would you suggest in addition to the 150 synthroid ? thank you. Right now, your Free T4 is also...

  54. Where do I go from here?
    ... the last several years, ESPECIALLy more stable than Synthroid nad Levoxyl. less effective Strike two - Less effective ... preferring to stick to his one size fits all approach( synthroid ) You are likely feeling better on Armour because...
    ... because the Armour has T3 as well as T4 whereas the Synthroid is only T4, at least that's what this article says...

  55. Time between bloodwork??
    ... am on block-and-replace treatment with Tapazole and Synthroid ), but I just switched over to the generic methimazole...

  56. Quick Q re: Adding t3
    ... I'm on 106mcg Synthroid ...and have been for two months. How long does...

  57. How Do You Describe Brain Fog?
    ... Calcium suppliments that I was taking along with my synthroid , and the second time I was on generic thyroid meds...
    ... of switching from generic thyroid back to my normal synthroid was that the "fog" cleared rather quickly. Perhaps...
    ... of switching from generic thyroid back to my normal synthroid was that the "fog" cleared rather quickly. Perhaps...

  58. ? for ppl on meds wh normal blood tests.
    ... results being "normal" then you are probably taking Synthroid , or something like it (Levoxyl, Unithroid, etc) ...

  59. Anyone on Armour? How's it working for you?
    ... this board last month. Before then, all I knew was synthroid and levoxyl :) LucyPearl...
    ... had NO idea that there was anything else other than synthroid or levoxyl. Do you believe most people do better on...
    ... departments receive large contributions by the makers of Synthroid . Guess which drug will receive endorsement over any ... other? Also, when Synthroid first arrived on the scene in the 1940's, doctors ... Edited to add: I forgot to say I was started on Synthroid two years ago. My TSH went from nearly 7 to .02 within ... and it is sooooo much gentler on the system than Synthroid , I can't even describe it. I will stop short of...
    ... they continue to lose hair while in treatment with Synthroid , and it seems unrelated to changing levels. Indeed ... , Synthroid reports hair loss as a side effect in their Rx'ing...

  60. Diagnosed with Hashi's!
    ... as possible. He wants me to continue on the 50 mcg synthroid and has put me on 500mg a day of metformin. I already ... results taken at 8:00 am after fasting 12 hours and no synthroid : TSH 2.074 - range .35 - 5.5 T4 6.8 range 4.5...

  61. im taking synthroid
    ... well ive been takin synthroid for a little over 2 months now and recently ive had...

  62. Synthroid Increase Question
    ... cardiologist who saw these test results and he increased my Synthroid from 88mcg to 100mcg which surprised me. I would...

  63. Not sure if Thyroid or Fibromylagia related?
    ... worse. Now I take melatonin instead. Hopefully adding Synthroid to my Armour will help me in the sleep department...

  64. fatigue
    ... or would it be better to ask for a small dose of synthroid and hopefully boost the T4 up. My doc is really good...

  65. Help me with my hypo numbers - going bald
    ... I've been on Synthroid for five years, and I had been feeling pretty good...
    ... for your replies. So maybe it was the drop in the Synthroid . The weird thing is that my TSH is still at a good ... Does that mean I should still go lower with the Synthroid ? Maybe my body didn't like the drop but I was feeling ... different that's why I did the drop in Synthroid . If it's not one medical problem, it's another. I...

  66. Meep, Midwest, and Other Numbers Experts...Please Help With Test Results
    ... Hi, I'm currently being treated with Synthroid for my Hashi's/Hypo. I've been on Synthroid for years ... endo if I can try some Cytomel (in addition to my Synthroid ), as I've been feeling lousy for over a year. Symptoms...
    ... sound dense, but what does BC stand for? I took my Synthroid about 3 hours prior to my blood testing (testing was...
    ... does BC stand for? Bitrh Control I took my Synthroid about 3 hours prior to my blood testing (testing was...
    ... me that it wouldn't matter whether or not I took my Synthroid the morning of the tests because Synthroid stays in ... one's system for about 8 days. I therefore took the Synthroid . Did he steer me wrong? I take my Synthroid in...
    ... me that it wouldn't matter whether or not I took my Synthroid the morning of the tests because Synthroid stays in ... one's system for about 8 days. I therefore took the Synthroid . Did he steer me wrong? Yes. Apparently, many ... wouldn't affect Free T3 since you are taking only Synthroid , but your Free T4 test is not usable at this point ... . I take my Synthroid in the morning and my BC in the evening, so I think...
    ... Thanks, also, for letting me know about not taking my Synthroid the morning of my blood tests. I will definitely...
    ... he said). Initially, he said he could only up my Synthroid , if I wanted to try that (I didn't). I don't even...
    ... Top Doc" endo too. She was a real dud. Put me on Synthroid , and when even the smallest dose made me hyper, she ... had no Plan B. Synthroid is her one and only answer to hypoT, so she told me ... results and ignore all clinical evidence, and only Rx Synthroid or other T4.) If you haven't seen this already...
    ... spent a few very frustrating weeks trying to break my synthroid into quarters when I started then someone pointed...
    ... him a "shout out" over there. I just looked at my Synthroid pills. They are small but flat, and they have a line ... Cytomel, if you haven't seen it, is even smaller than Synthroid (well, smaller in circumference -- but thicker), and...
    ... it 2 smaller doses), but it's too tiny.Armour and Synthroid are both that way, very hard to split. I even have...

  67. Move Over, And I'll Join You!
    ... thyroid was "messed up". She said I needed to take Synthroid ; my TSH is 5.64! I almost feel guilty, though, after...

  68. Losing hope
    ... my TSH and found it to be high. She started me on Synthroid . Thank God I went to the ER that night. If I had left...

  69. O M G
    ... I had my doctor "forget" she moved me to 50mg of Synthroid . So when the visit was over I didn't think of checking...

  70. calling all hypo's!!!!!!!
    ... you should totally push for at least some synthroid . see if it'll help....

  71. Doctors Visit and more test results
    ... yesterday and she decided to start my daughter on synthroid (couldn't talk her into the Armour). She started...

  72. advice needed
    ... anecdotal, but it shows what's possible ~ I began taking Synthroid when my TSH was 6.98. Within the first two weeks...
    ... same exact problem with even the minimal amounts of Synthroid and have since been med-free due to the problems with ... Synthroid. Did you feel well before taking the Synthroid ? Some docs are totally full of crap. BELIEVE your ... pounding out of your chest it is in fact from the Synthroid . Doctors told me I was nuts too but it happened all ... 3 times I tried starting Synthroid . If you felt well before meds, there's probably...

  73. to: meeps
    ... at with the armour and asking for a small dose of synthroid . My doctor is a GP and is very good about working...

  74. Disappointed with Endo
    ... pressure have been non-stop. No matter what dose of synthroid I'm on, I continue to have these symptoms. I just ... have to have something to do with my thyroidectomy or synthroid since they all started around the time I had my surgery...
    ... find a good thyroid doctor, and they all agree that Synthroid isn't the only or best med for all patients. Dr....

  75. armour dosage
    ... some of us taek Armour PLUS a synthetic T4 med like Synthroid or Unithroid so that our T4 will stay up, too....