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  1. Chest Pain???
    ... My MD tired to switch me from Synthroid to Westhroid and I began having chest pains a few ... Westhroid and the pain subsided. I am currently on Synthroid ....
    ... My MD tired to switch me from Synthroid to Westhroid and I began having chest pains a few ... Westhroid and the pain subsided. I am currently on Synthroid . Most likely caused by the T3, some are sensitive...

  2. Proof wellness after t-dectomy
    ... softcrush~ I'm currently taking Synthroid 112 mcg (I've been on this dose for a few months) ... RAI treatment...I felt like a zombie! Are you taking synthroid ? Don't give up on trying to find a decent Dr....You...
    ... 98 when the labs get normal. I'm taking 100 mcg of Synthroid . I'm puffy, but having trouble digesting my food so...
    ... definately relate with the muscle aches. The first dose of synthroid my Dr. put me on after my surgery and treatment was...
    ... you are on .88. Does that mean you are on 88 mcg of Synthroid ? Are you small like me.. I'm just 106 or so. I ... 'm on 100 mcg of synthroid . Maybe I'm taking to much. There's a book I have...

  3. I haven't been REGULATED on synthroid yet, but I wonder how do you know if Armour....
    ... to try it, and give it a fair chance. I went from synthroid to armour, when I did I felt terrible, but continued...

  4. quick question
    ... Hi everyone, I am on .125 synthroid and my free levels are just below or at the middle...

  5. Ears, Nose and Throat or Endocrinologist?
    ... was 1991 and after my thyroid removal and years of synthroid I am fine no more cancer....

  6. Test results, doc suggestions, your thoughts, please
    ... I am currently on .075 synthroid . Still have symptoms. Just got my test results back...
    ... I am currently on .075 synthroid . Still have symptoms. Just got my test results back...
    ... wants me to take doesn't correlate with the amount of synthroid I am taking. I guess I start with 1/2 grain and work...
    ... After taking the meds, your Free T4 (if you are taking Synthroid or any other med that has T4 in it such as Armour...

  7. New Labs, adding T3 - your opinion please
    ... started thyroid treatment for Hashimoto’s (112 mcg synthroid ). I felt awful/worse when going on the synthroid ... In July, he decided to keep me on the same dose of synthroid : 112 mcg, my TSH had dropped from 6.27 before treatment ... and he sent me a postcard with an Rx to reduce the synthroid to 100 mcg, due to my low TSH. I contacted his nurse ... related or overmedicated on thyroid med, I cut back the synthroid to 100 mcg and within 1-2 days, the palpitations stopped ... there since then – so at this point, I think the synthroid did need to be lowered. My July Labs, after 112 ... mcg of Synthroid for 4 months (first started treatment 4/15/04): ... 44 to: 1.04 (.58- 1.64) My labs in Oct, lowered synthroid dose from 112 mcg to 100 mcg for 2 months: TSH ... help me enough first. However, after 6 months on synthroid alone, I felt the current labs might indicate the ... so when he said we would leave my dose at 100 mcg synthroid , I reminded him that he had mentioned possibly adding ... So he has prescribed 25 mcg Cytomel and lowered the Synthroid to 88 mcg. My questions: 1) What do you feel ... less significant with adding the T3? Raising the T4 ( synthroid ) does not appear to be the answer or possible in light ... of the fact that a higher dose of synthroid was too much for me, causing very noticeable palpitations ... with this – but it was exacerbated when going on synthroid – again – this could be related to the tick bite ... rate. Also, my systolic has improved since being on synthroid ) 5) Is Cytomel one of the thyroid drugs that I ... dose) I will be starting the cytomel and lowered synthroid dose in 3 days, once my Rx of 100 mcg dose is used...
    ... As for trying Armour, I'm of the opinion that Synthroid isn't doing you much good. Cytomel might help, but...
    ... As for trying Armour, I'm of the opinion that Synthroid isn't doing you much good. Cytomel might help, but ... fatigue, etc. All this occurred when starting the synthroid . Also got that cat bite, which can transmit a bacteria...

  8. Graves Disease or not?
    ... was not malignant. The same endocrinologist gave me Synthroid at the time to make my thyroid rest so that the lump ... would shrink. It did and I went off the Synthroid . I have an opinion that they screwed up the delicate...

  9. new and need help please
    ... which is one treatment given to hypothyroid people. Synthroid is the most-Rx'd and best-known brand of this hormone...
    ... which is one treatment given to hypothyroid people. Synthroid is the most-Rx'd and best-known brand of this hormone...
    ... He said he would be willing to start me on low dose synthroid after we see what the bx says. I didn't realize...

  10. Taking Armour was a horrible experience.
    ... never had felt so bad before. I went back on the Synthroid and feel better. I guess I don't need that much T3...
    ... never had felt so bad before. I went back on the Synthroid and feel better. I guess I don't need that much T3...
    ... in December so I've decided to stay on the 125's of synthroid until then and have him run all the necessary tests...
    ... in December so I've decided to stay on the 125's of synthroid until then and have him run all the necessary tests...

  11. levoxyl
    ... levoxyl at 112 mcg. Apparently levexyl is a generic for synthroid . My cousin who is my dads age had her thyroid removed ... several years ago and had been taking synthroid for many years when she was switched to the generic ... nervous. she called her dr. and he switched her back to synthroid and told her not to let anyone switch her to the generic ... problems on levoxyl. Personally i'd rather pay more for synthroid and not experience any problems in a couple weeks...

  12. Follow up appt today
    ... getting cytomel from Mexico and adding that to my synthroid . Should I increase my own dosage without getting ... sepplements that I can take that would compliment/enhance synthroid ? Ugh! I am so stinking frustrated. These doctors...
    ... about thyroid than anyone who stubbornly sticks with Synthroid or other T4 only meds. But you can call ahead and...

  13. My daughter was diagnosed hypo
    ... treatment process. Your doctor will most likely prescribe Synthroid or another thyroid replacement drug. The effects...
    ... questions I have. My daughter was started on 25mcg of Synthroid , was upped to 37.5mcg and she goes back in on December...
    ... something they would have to treat separately or if the Synthroid will take care of that as well. She has only been...

  14. Important press release about levothyroxine
    ... symptoms returned...and I'm just now over a week back on synthroid ....and I feel I'm STILL not "normal" or feeling nearly ... something to consider. Perhaps your Dr. believes your ON synthroid ??? After all it's the pharmacy's that switch it! Perhaps ... "bad nights"...I know I felt much more "clear" on synthroid ...then how badly I was feeling on generic in the foggy...

  15. How long for levels to drop?
    ... of 1. something. Started tonight on 50 mg does of synthroid . As well as dealing with my new diagnoses...(see...

  16. arrrgh! Mexico trip cancelled
    ... I know he's going to lower my dose. I am on .125 synthroid and my free levels have never moved above the middle ... of the range (started .25 synthroid 09/03), so he figures that I am where I should be...

  17. Hypodude, Meep or anyone with a suggestion about blood testing.
    ... under treatment from the generic substitution of my synthroid ...my "proper" eating has gone OUT the window in the...

  18. Has anyone else experienced very dry patches of skin at their waist?
    ... recent" ~ and I TOO wonder about it now as well. I take synthroid ...only. AND in the last year we've had to switch to...
    ... hair, or started losing more hair, after they went on Synthroid ... and that it stopped after they changed brands. ... Hair loss is listed as a side effect on Synthroid 's prescribing information. Ironic, isn't it? I will...
    ... it" being on this stupid generic substitute for the synthroid ! So, my question to YOU is....have you had more then ... been prescribed the generic? :) I've been back on synthroid now for a little over a week....my emotional symptoms ... to "clear up" in this over a week of going back on synthroid . I don't mean to be gross in discussing this ... laundry. Only thing that DID change was the change from synthroid to generic. It's GOT to be the cause. Lynn...
    ... it" being on this stupid generic substitute for the synthroid ! So, my question to YOU is....have you had more then ... been prescribed the generic? :) I've been back on synthroid now for a little over a week....my emotional symptoms ... can't blame it on the generic as I've always been on synthroid . Interesting about the stress relationship though ... problems seem to be going away with the switch to synthroid though. Great! Keep us posted on progress. Nornie...

  19. Best time of day to take meds
    ... I noticed on my synthroid bottle today: "Take as a single daily dose before...
    ... Hi lillypad. Are you taking Synthroid ? If so, I believe it is best to take it in the morning...
    ... Yes, it is synthroid . My question is - what would make morning appreciably...
    ... I noticed on my synthroid bottle today: "Take as a single daily dose before ... of TSH is supposed to occur. In theory, the T4 in Synthroid is so long-acting that it really shouldn't matter...

  20. Follow-up Visit Blood Tests
    ... my one month follow up visit today. I started on Synthroid last month. The doctor ordered a Free T4 and TSH...

  21. Guess I just need to vent
    ... wondering if I should ask about Armour? I have been on Synthroid (right now .1 mg) since Feb. and never really feel...

  22. Hey Bellajoon
    ... for quite awhile now. The pharmacy has switched my synthroid to a generic and I still am taking cytomel. I have...

  23. Will I ever feel normal again...
    ... hard time believing that. I started out on 150 mcg synthroid after my first RAI treatment...I ended up in the hospital ... ended up needing another treatment. I started back on synthroid over 2 months ago..this time on 112 mcg. I still feel...
    ... hard time believing that. I started out on 150 mcg synthroid after my first RAI treatment...I ended up in the hospital ... ended up needing another treatment. I started back on synthroid over 2 months ago..this time on 112 mcg. I still feel ... allergic reaction to some of the binders and fillers in synthroid ...Take Care my prayers are with you......
    ... try another brand of T4. I'm not sure if it's the synthroid or not...since all of my symptoms started when I still...

  24. New to the board!
    ... sufferer before i had my thyroid removed. Now I am on synthroid to replace the hormones. If you do a search for hashimoto...

  25. Low Dose Armour
    ... grain - due to the fact that I'd gone very hyper on Synthroid before that. I have to warn you that going so slowly...

  26. New to levothyroxine...concerned
    ... fitting to tell you now that I began on a small dose of Synthroid , which made me hyper within one month. The dose was ... because she was unwilling to try anything except Synthroid . I didn't wait. Took myself to a different doctor...

  27. Elevated Sed Rate..goes along with Hashimoto's?
    ... between 4 and 8 or suppressed. I was taking 125 mcgs of synthroid until today. My family doc agreed to put me on Armour...

  28. Help with doctor
    ... approach this topic with my doc? I am currently on Synthroid , 88mg. and would like to try something else as I still...
    ... else that gives me the T-3 as well as the T-4 the SYnthroid gives me. Are there any guidelines for this? Also...
    ... else that gives me the T-3 as well as the T-4 the SYnthroid gives me. Are there any guidelines for this?The ... body will convert all the T3 it needs from the T4 in Synthroid . This is untrue for most people. ... my food cravings ... depending on the individual. When I was overtreated with Synthroid , my appetite totally disappeared. Now that my levels...

  29. New With Synthroid Questions
    ... 1. I was prescribed 75 mcg of Synthroid (which the pharmacy refused to give me, so I got generic ... m unclear as to what they do that's different from Synthroid .Hard to say what's right. It depends on some variables ... gland makes, the most important two being T4 and T3. Synthroid is made in a lab, and contains only T4. MDs theorize ... convert the T3 they need from the T4 provided in the Synthroid ; in the real world, this is not the case, however ... and I've really been trying. Yes, I do know that Synthroid isn't a weight loss drug :) But I was hoping to at ... your optimum dose. 3. What can happen if you take Synthroid when you are not hypo? I had one doctor screech at ... getting my blood retested after two months on the Synthroid . If I'm taking unnecessary thyroid drugs, how would...
    ... just wanted to add that some people do very well with synthroid , they only need T4. My cousin lost over 60 lbs in ... very close to it. I would suggest you take your synthroid for at least 6-8 weeks and see how you feel, If you...
    ... is that something that *could* happen with too much Synthroid ? I would have asked the endo but he just handed me...
    ... I would suggest you take your synthroid for at least 6-8 weeks and see how you feel, If you ... Also, this is my first "PMS week" since starting the synthroid and I noticed my symptoms (lethargy, irritability ... about my thyroid. Even if it turned out that the synthroid didn't help, I'd be happy knowing I gave it a shot...

  30. Lab Values - What do you guys think?
    ... Friday - he likes the numbers and says to stay with Synthroid 75mcg. Feel okay - tired but then again not sleeping...
    ... doing is refilling the prescription I have for the Synthroid 50mcg (I send away for the 75's) then cutting the...

  31. Hypodude how are you doing?
    ... I have been able to get up to around 100mcg of my synthroid . Though now I feel like my T3 level is headed out...

  32. My dog is being tested for thyroid too.....
    ... her hypo though so she'll be on phenobarbitol and synthroid . I wish my doc treated me as well as Nipsy's vet...

  33. switching from synthroid to armour
    ... 7 hard gruelling months of thyroid (including both Synthroid and Armour) meds. I don't wish to see anyone else...
    ... but to self medicate. I am currently taking .125 synthroid and I still don't have great energy and my neck constantly ... me before I make the switch. Should I stop taking synthroid for any lenght of time before starting armour? Anyone...
    ... later I am taking .125 T4. I plan on stopping my synthroid and taking a 1/2 grain for two weeks and depending ... how I feel I will up it from there. Should I stop synthroid for a certain amount of time before starting armour...
    ... youngest was diagnosed over a year ago has been taking synthroid , her Dr. did two surgeries to remove the thyroid and ... surgeries she has constantly gained weight even on synthroid at 2.75 and she is having all of the same symtoms...
    ... going through the same thing as you. I have been on synthroid for almost 3 months now, and like you, when my meds ... back to feeling bad again. Tired and achy all over. Synthroid is the first medicine I have been on for my thyroid...

  34. I guess Im just crazy
    ... thyroid problems and panic/anxiety too. I have been on synthroid for almost 3 months now and my dose is still not right...
    ... thyroid problems and panic/anxiety too. I have been on synthroid for almost 3 months now and my dose is still not right...

  35. Labs ok...feel like crap?
    ... have had a partial thyroidectomy and am on 200mcg of Synthroid . So I really had hoped that it was my thyroid......
    ... have had a partial thyroidectomy and am on 200mcg of Synthroid . So I really had hoped that it was my thyroid... ... dogma......never check the FT3.....your consumption of Synthroid covers all bases! Sound familiar? Find a doc that...

  36. thyroid meds and breakfast
    ... thyroid meds? I've not heard of this before. I take synthroid ....
    ... thyroid meds? I've not heard of this before. I take synthroid . I dissolve my Armour and my Unithroid under my ... so I have to worry less about when and what I eat. Synthroid also dissolves well, and it shouldn't be a problem...
    ... thyroid medicine tomorrow. I don't mind the taste of synthroid , it's rather sweet I think. Thanks! Lynn...
    ... so I have to worry less about when and what I eat. Synthroid also dissolves well, and it shouldn't be a problem...
    ... this morning....and it wasn't a big deal...as I said, synthroid tastes sweet...and it dissolves rather fast. I...
    ... asleep with a pill in my mouth, even one as small as synthroid ! Nornie...
    ... oz of fiber and 8 oz milk, and say you're on 50mcg synthroid , and 20% of that is not getting absorbed due to food...
    ... oz of fiber and 8 oz milk, and say you're on 50mcg synthroid , and 20% of that is not getting absorbed due to food...
    ... kidding! :D Last night I decided to try taking my synthroid at night, dissolved under my tongue and.....I "think...
    ... thyroid meds? Sherri :) I have done Unithroid and Synthroid both that way (both are levothyroxine just like Levoxyl ... haven't tried Levoxyl or any generic that way. The Synthroid has a slightly sweet taste because of the lactose...
    ... night), but I take my BC Pill at 11pm so no go for synthroid until the morning. (No way in heck am I depending...

  37. Please help - what do you take for the anxiety ?
    ... of this condition for me. I have just began on Synthroid 1 week ago. Is this supposed to eventually even everything...
    ... for your response. They started me out on 50 mqc Synthroid - I took the entire doe the first day, and ended up...
    ... I think will take me longer. My Mom does fine on synthroid , however I could not tolerate it due to an allergy...
    ... untreated for the last year after giving up hope on Synthroid . I took my pill 3 different times and each time I ... range (before meds). My thinking is that the dose of Synthroid just didnt agree with me and sent me way hyper. ... another med. Some people, like myself, just cannot take Synthroid and my new doctor is aware of that and is willing ... no meds but feel much better than I did when I took Synthroid - I really did not think I was going to make it that...
    ... Nanjee is going through the same thing. When I took synthroid to stabilize my Thyroid as prescribed, my doc thought ... Hashis). He saw my TSH was high and said 112 mcg Synthroid will put me in check. What my doctor did not see ... at the time of my blood test, but when I took the synthroid , I might have been a little Hyper and the Synthroid ... because regular nervousness is a common problem with Synthroid , but Nanjee sounds like its too much reaction given ... the amount of Synthroid and should have the Free T's rechecked asap and maybe...
    ... I had the anxiety before I started Synthroid - now that I've been on it for a while the anxiety ... greatly decreased. The first few days I took the Synthroid I felt like a had adrenalin racing through me but...
    ... I have severe bouts of anxiety without taking the Synthroid . Don't know why - and it isn't like normal anxiety ... of nowhere - and hits me like a huge hammer. The Synthroid made it just SO much worse. It isn't like a panic ... not alone. The ER doc first told me to NOT take the Synthroid , then told me to take a quarter of the dose. I tried ... then. Wondering what the difference is between Synthroid and the Armour ??? Maybe I could tolerate the Armour...
    ... I had the same exact trouble with Synthroid . Took about 12 hours to "kick in" and then it was...
    ... regulate the hormone levels. I am NOT taking the Synthroid - spent one week with just the most terrible hyper...

  38. Feelings after RAI
    ... boards i found out that most of you use Armour and Synthroid to fill up lack of your Ts. In Russia we use only ... tell me what's the difference between Armour and Synthroid ??? P.S. It's already evening here in Moscow 21...
    ... The Armour has t4 and t3. The synthroid has t4 only. I have heard many good things about Armour...
    ... The Armour has t4 and t3. The synthroid has t4 only. I have heard many good things about Armour...
    ... range is not good enough. Best of luck to you!! Synthroid is L-thyroxine, synthroid is just one brand name....

  39. lump in throat
    ... taking Levothyroxine which is the generic brand of synthroid ? If so, there is a new warning out that says that...

  40. Pharmacy switched me, having reactions
    ... by Dr. They assured me that this was identical to synthroid . I have been on it now for 10 days. For the ... have been having the same symptoms I had before my synthroid was increased, sweats about an hour or two after ... is possible I am not absorbing this like I did the synthroid ? Is it possible to notice a change in just 10 days...
    ... the pharmacies have been substituting generics for Synthroid but that they can't do it without your permission ... it wasn't like he was only committed to prescribing Synthroid . If you start on the generic that's fine because...
    ... wasn't far off in my future. :) I was put on Synthroid ...and have had ONE episode of feeling AWFUL due to ... your original post! MY MAIL IN Pharmacy switched my synthroid for the generic! ~ handy. :) My original thought ... THREE MONTHS worth) and I asked: "I was prescribed synthroid , and was sent generic...can I be refilled with synthroid ... be up to a "20%" difference between the brand and synthroid !.....ARRRGGG!!! NICE!!!!!! ~ but again, lessoned learned...
    ... longer than just 8 to 10 days for it to set in as the synthroid would still be in my system for several weeks. ...
    ... Both my son and I had taken synthroid and was changed to the generic. I swear the first...
    ... No, they were not out of synthroid . My Dr. neglected to specify no substitutions. PA ... drug unless it is specified not to. I have been on synthroid so long that it never occurred to either one of us...
    ... That just makes it rough on you. I use to take synthroid and I never had any problems with it. I wish I knew...
    ... being told it is. The levothyroxin is the same as synthroid , only cheaper. I have heard that now from both pharmacist ... Lupus flare but I feel too much like I did before my synthroid was increases. The thought of going a full year feeling ... happening again, I am going to stomp my feet and demand synthroid . At least I think I am. Enough grousing. Many...

  41. Finally....Test Results....Confused....
    ... Range 60 - 181 I am currently taking .25 mcg of synthroid daily. Except for the antibodies and the TSH, does...
    ... instead of the total t3. are you on .25mg of synthroid ? that is an EXTREMELY low dose. i think you need...
    ... increase or the freet3 tests....I was taking 25mg of Synthroid from April to Oct. I felt like garbage. I finally...

  42. Hypo with tachycardia and migraines ??
    ... internist is starting me on a very low, low dose of Synthroid , and will raise it slowly. I don't tolerate meds...
    ... might be hyper - wrong! When I first started the Synthroid (50mcg) the first day or so I felt jittery with palpitation ... jinxing myself) since I've been diagnosed and on the Synthroid . I used to get them three or four times a year. ...

  43. Enlarged Goiter ??
    ... your advice helpful. I have Hashimoto's and started synthroid in July after my OB discovered I had thyroid problems...

  44. cytomel & synthroid vs armour
    ... the latter is the most likely explanation for why synthroid is so prescribed. well, that coupled with very aggressive ... marketing by the manufacturer of synthroid. synthroid is t4 only, on the assumption that the body will do ... lots of people don't convert well. The cytomel & synthroid combo is the first option of the endo, but she is ... i said in the other thread, i didn't want to be on synthroid . it's ridiculously overpriced when compared to other ... enough for me to determine that i didnt want to be on synthroid anymore, and that i didn't want to switch to levoxyl...

  45. Help!!....Can't reach Doctor, need advice!!!
    ... out at the high numbers. She has Hashi's and is on Synthroid should we be concerned about this: THYROID AUTOANTIBODIE...

  46. Depressed&Giving up hope :(
    ... then I still have down days and I have had to have my Synthroid raised up to 100mcg. It takes time. Yes I know it ... hard time when I have to change from a lower dose of Synthroid to a higher dose. I feel like death just walked into...
    ... dosage anymore. I'm already at my complete limit with Synthroid because my #'s go hyper very easily... Before I was ... 93 and within the first three weeks of taking 50mg Synthroid my TSH dropped so rapidly (so soon!) yet my symptoms ... disorders. Does anyone think adding T3 (cytomel) to my Synthroid would help at all? Or because my T3 #'s are fine...
    ... Stacey, When I began treatment, I was given .075 mg Synthroid . It made me hyper [TSH went from 6.98 to .02 and ... ever once returning. Why the Armour worked when the Synthroid didn't is a mystery to me. You'd think that adding...
    ... remembered you saying you were very sensitive to the Synthroid meds... and I am beginning to think I am the same...
    ... dosage anymore. I'm already at my complete limit with Synthroid because my #'s go hyper very easily... Before I was ... 93 and within the first three weeks of taking 50mg Synthroid my TSH dropped so rapidly (so soon!) yet my symptoms ... disorders. Does anyone think adding T3 (cytomel) to my Synthroid would help at all? Or because my T3 #'s are fine...
    ... Your tissues may be flooded. 2- You are on 100% Synthroid . Many people feel better with a bit of Armour thrown ... the armour in your labs, you might want to scale the Synthroid a smidge) 3- focusing on the TSH is probably not...
    ... for everyone. I have recently been switched from Synthroid to Levothroxin and feel horrible. I called my Dr...

  47. how do you take your armour?
    ... calcitonin from being destroyed in the stomach. with my synthroid , i obviously took it by swallowing it, but since i...
    ... calcitonin from being destroyed in the stomach. with my synthroid , i obviously took it by swallowing it, but since i...
    ... an empty stomach, so that's why i started taking my synthroid that way. it's also easy cuz i am always up by 6am...

  48. what was it like switching from synthetic t4 only to armour?
    ... just switched my scrip to armour. i was on 50mcg of synthroid and my armour dose is 1/2 grain (30mg). i've been ... on the synthroid for 2.5 months and it's done nothing for my symptoms...
    ... positive that i'll need more, because the 50mcg of synthroid wasn't doing a thing for me. but, the endo wants...
    ... I switched from synthroid to armour. How was it? The end result was WONDERFUL ... . Getting there was horrible. I went from .5mg synthroid to 60mg armour. I got symptoms I never had, I was...
    ... curly, did you consider cytomel with the synthroid ?...
    ... curly, did you consider cytomel with the synthroid ? the PA said that was a possibility, but i wanted ... off of synthroid for a number of reasons: 1. the expense. i couldn ... 't see paying that much more for synthroid just because it's synthroid. please. 2. concerns ... uncomfortable with the number of times batches of synthroid and levoxyl have been recalled due to potency concerns...
    ... Right now, I'm just on 100 mcg of WHITE (dye free) Synthroid . I'm using that to establish a baseline and see how...
    ... was still as sick as ever, with no improvement on synthroid and that i wanted to switch because of synthroid's...

  49. So sick No Answers
    ... the right tests and yes started me on a low dose of synthroid .....I had to read up on the subject(here mostly) and...

  50. Mood Swings
    ... explanation for now. My primary doctor put me on 25mg of Synthroid initially. When I went to the endoc. doc about two...

  51. sleep disturbances?!?
    ... I know the TSH was 1.3 and he didn't want to up my Synthroid because of that. I was hoping he would but I can...
    ... I know the TSH was 1.3 and he didn't want to up my Synthroid because of that. I was hoping he would but I can...

  52. t3 and t4 dropping after starting medication?!!?!
    ... 2 (range .3 - 5.1) 9/29 numbers (started .50 mg synthroid on 7/29): FT4 1.1 Middle of the range = 1.3 (below ... (range .4 - 5.5) 10/11 Numbers (still on .50mg synthroid since 7/29): FT4 1.1 Middle of the range = 1.3 ...

  53. What is best time of day for blood test follow-up?
    ... Hi everyone. I have been on Synthroid for three weeks and will go for follow- up blood testing...
    ... Hi everyone. I have been on Synthroid for three weeks and will go for follow- up blood testing...

  54. Can anyone take a look at my labs?
    ... probably require some additional tweaking. Are you on Synthroid now and if so, curious how you are feeling with those...

  55. Midwest1, help!
    ... end; she is being treated with nothing but .05mcg synthroid and antidepressants, her Dr knows nothing about Armour...

  56. Thank God for small miracles!!!!!
    ... please...I also have good news I am up to 50mg of Synthroid !!!woohoo!!!Any one that has followed my Hypo story ... is a great victory for me. I have been on 25mg of Synthroid since april of this year. I laid it on the line(nicely...

  57. Doctor appt Thursday
    ... lower, last test it was 3.49. Currently taking generic synthroid - dosage up to .075 for 6 weeks. I know I need to...

  58. Feeling Crummy the same times each day???
    ... correct logic to just have a doctor tell you to pop Synthroid to contol it. I want to be cured, not controlled...

  59. I give up, doctors just don't care....
    ... dangerous" things can happen, listen up! My mom was given Synthroid by the regular quack MD she had gone to for a long...

  60. first appointment after starting medication.
    ... had my first follow up appointment after starting synthroid . the appointment did not start well when i had to ... results and my latest results after 2 months on .5 mg synthroid . 7/1 test results: total t4: 7.1 (range 4.4 -12 ... such a fatigue problem, we could possibly lower my synthroid and start me on some cytomel. i think that would still ... wanted to switch to armour. that i was not happy with synthroid 's price and definately wanted off of it, and that...
    ... slowed production since you are supplementing with synthroid (btw, you're on a pretty low dose of that). Until...

  61. Hair falling out!
    ... and when it will stop. :) I was originally given Synthroid , but it caused my hair loss to be worse and so I talked ... although not as much as it was when I was taking the Synthroid . Has anyone else experienced this? Is there anything...
    ... my hair. And this got a bit worse after I started synthroid . It got a bit better after about 7 or 8 weeks. I would...

  62. Losing weight w/ Hypothryoid
    ... over 2-3 exercise periods in a day and my dosage of Synthroid has gone down from .200mcg's a day to .100mcg's. It...

  63. what kind of warnings did you get?
    ... the doctor won't give me any. He only believes in synthroid anyway. Take care :)...

  64. Can someone help me , please ???
    ... brain? I had horrible headaches before I was put on synthroid - really awful, but nothing like what you're describing...

  65. Armour or Syntrhroid??
    ... My doctor just started me on synthroid 5 days ago. I keep reading that Armour is so much ... wondered if anyone actually had good results with the synthroid . I asked my doctor about the Armour. His basic answer...
    ... I did wonderfully on synthroid alone when the dosage was correct and I had a Dr. ... numbers are in someone's idea of a normal range. On synthroid alone, 125 mcg each morning, my TSH, free T4, and...
    ... towards my family. Anyway, I wondered how long til synthroid helps and I can quit it? I really don't want to take...
    ... It can take 4 to 6 weeks for the synthroid to come up to levels in your system to do any good...

  66. Dangerous Side Effect of Armour-Sould I Switch
    ... normal symptoms, should I stop and maybe switch to Synthroid . (yes, I know that I am a low dose to begin with....

  67. Will The Twitching End??
    ... high thyroid antibodies and starting hipo. I`m on Synthroid a year now and some others symptoms have improved...

  68. When will the meds remove symptoms?
    ... If you're not converting T4 to T3 well then all the synthroid / levothyroxine (T4 med) you can handle ins't going...

  69. Side of Armour- Should I switch?
    ... normal symptoms, should I stop and maybe switch to Synthroid . (yes, I know that I am a low dose to begin with....

  70. Orange feet and thyroid connection
    ... I could help you. I am presently not on Armour or synthroid etc. Heck!!I use to drink when I took synthroid a...

  71. Armour questions
    ... to get me some armour. I am currently taking .125 synthroid and most of my symptoms are gone but I still don't ... out with? Do I start with a dose equivlent to my synthroid dosage? I am so excited to finally try armour...
    ... out with? Do I start with a dose equivlent to my synthroid dosage? when switching to natural thyroid meds it...
    ... and go from there. My doc. is going to decrease my synthroid because my free numbers aren't moving and he won't...

  72. little thyroid- big problem.
    ... my thyroid about 6 months ago. I was stabilized on synthroid w/in a month and have been doing very well. I'm waiting ... taking OTC allergy med and it was messing with my synthroid . Every thing is back to normal. I am struggling...

  73. Newly diagnosed with hypothyroidism
    ... Just last week , my doctor started me on synthroid . My TSH level was 8.5. I had gone to another doc ...
    ... welcome to the boards! I'm on the generic version of synthroid . It seems to be doing well for me (when I remember ... better on the name brand but I'm an oddball here. :D Synthroid didn't work as well for me as the generic version...
    ... Camping Bee, welcome :) I too am on synthroid and I noticed an almost immediate improvement with ... this is how you determine if you need more or less synthroid . T4 and T3 are the hormones your thyroid produces...

  74. Meep, FT help please?
    ... bad reaction to straight T4 when first diagnosed ( Synthroid made her go hyper fast) Also, I'd recommend Unithroid...
    ... bad reaction to straight T4 when first diagnosed ( Synthroid made her go hyper fast) Also, I'd recommend Unithroid ... Unithroid has been my T4 of choice, though I also took Synthroid for a while when the doctor my wife worked for provided ... samples of it for almost a year. I would never buy Synthroid , but hey, if it is free, why not, right? :)...
    ... I would never buy Synthroid , but hey, if it is free, why not, right? :) True...
    ... crossed my mind to just take a little of the leftover Synthroid I have left from the start of treatment.... contrary...

  75. Losing Weight and Getting Cured without Meds?
    ... can't really take meds because the slightest bit of Synthroid pushes me instantly into Hyper mode so now my current...