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  1. Please does anyone have info on thyroid hormone resistance or pituitary gland tumor?
    ... crazy that i was completely fine and wanted me to take synthroid to prevent my nodules from growing anymore. My mom...

  2. Thyroid and Pituitary
    ... any other thyroid med? I had the same reaction to Synthroid , the first med I was given. It suppressed my TSH ... overmedicating me. Maybe Armour isn't right for you like Synthroid wasn't right for me....
    ... Thank you all PS. 4 years ago when I was hypo I tried Synthroid and Levoxyl and neither one agreed with me....

  3. Had TT; now have pituitary tumors
    ... to the Hashi's diagnosis.) Have been on 125 mcg of Synthroid since. Surgery/recovery went very well but I still...

  4. Thyroid supressing pituitary gland 'completely'
    ... Well, she's been taking a low low dose of synthroid for an underactive thyroid for years with no problems...
    ... specialist and get her in earlier. Did they stop the Synthroid since her lab results came back showing her hyper...

  5. Pituitary tumor
    ... tolerate even though I tried for years as well as synthroid for also newly diagnosed hypothyroidism. This is ... suppressed more than the "normal" range and lowered my synthroid dosage. My body fell apart again. I had just started...

  6. Pituitary Gland
    ... thyroid. I'm at full replacement dose of Armour and Synthroid combined yet TSH is very low and free numbers are...

  7. Pituitary Adenoma
    ... ago as being hypothyroid. A very small amount of synthroid (.75) worked to keep my level at 1.7 and I was feeling ... sent me to an endo the next week. He increased my synthroid to 1. I went back last week to have it checked ... again and it is now at 29.551 and the synthroid has been increased to 1.5. Any ideas on how common...
    ... ago as being hypothyroid. A very small amount of synthroid (.75) worked to keep my level at 1.7 and I was feeling ... sent me to an endo the next week. He increased my synthroid to 1. I went back last week to have it checked ... again and it is now at 29.551 and the synthroid has been increased to 1.5. Any ideas on how common...

  8. Pituitary Adenoma
    ... years ago as being hypo. A very small amount of synthroid (.75) worked to keep my level at 1.7 and I was feeling ... sent me to an endo the next week. He increased my synthroid to 1. I went back last week to have it checked ... again and it is now at 29.551 and the synthroid has been increased to 1.5. Any ideas on how common...
    ... TSH being high and getting higher with the increased synthroid is what has me worried. How long have you know...
    ... TSH being high and getting higher with the increased synthroid is what has me worried. How long have you know...
    ... looked ok except the TSH was at 14 so he increased my synthroid from .75 to 1.00 and repeated the blood work last ... had increased to 29.551 so he again increased the synthroid to 1.5 Bloodwork will be done again January 27...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Has Anyone Been On Cytomel Long Term?
    ... I have tried Synthroid and it makes my muscles weak and aching. Amour makes...

  2. Hypo to Hyper Help Understanding MG & others
    ... happening. Tested Nov 7 at 7:00am before taking 112 mcg synthroid . TSH - 0.067 (0.46 -4.69) flagged low FT4 - 29 ... appreciated and what would you recommend as far as synthroid dosage until I can get in to see my doctor. (I've...

  3. Question on my Labs...........
    ... with these numbers? Also does anyone do well with synthroid as long as there t3 is up in the higher range when ... taking it? Currently taking Synthroid 75 mcg TSH: 3.082 Range:0.350-5.500 FREE T4...
    ... with these numbers? Also does anyone do well with synthroid as long as there t3 is up in the higher range when ... taking it? Currently taking Synthroid 75 mcg TSH: 3.082 Range:0.350-5.500 FREE T4...

  4. Newly diagnosed with hypothyroidism
    ... labwork. She currently has me on 25 micrograms of Synthroid daily. My initial TSH levels were 8.5 and then 6 ... .7, and after being on the synthroid for 6 weeks, my TSH is 3.6 After I was diagnosed ... doesn't make sense that if my TSH is responding to synthroid that I'm now no longer hypothyroid. The doctor doesn ... lab work. I'm not even sure if she will refill the synthroid at this point. So, after all that. Here's my question...

  5. elevated tsh
    ... dose to 250 daily and 6 weeks later was 33, now on synthroid 275, since then, she has developed non pitting edema...

  6. yesterday i was officially diagnosed as hypothyroid...
    ... trusts in prescribing Armour. i was given 50mcg of synthroid and was sent home. My labs have been: 11/10/08...
    ... endo changed my dosage about a month ago from 100mcg synthroid to 112 mcg synthroid, im hypo too also fibro, i lost...
    ... recommendation update memos! I was given 50mcg of synthroid and was sent home. Were the November readings on ... time. As you supplement your T4 and t3 levels with Synthroid your TSH should lower as your hormonal needs are met...
    ... questions mkgbrook Masta: I was given 50mcg of synthroid and was sent home. mkgbrook: Were the November readings ... was placed on Metformin 500mcg the same day as the synthroid 11/10/08. Im not on a XR or SR. I’ve been on metformin...

  7. tthyroid disorder
    ... taking 150mg synthroid tsh .36 is that too low. dr wants to lower syn. 112...

  8. NEW Labs - Need advice
    ... let you kick up the Armour if you are dropping your synthroid . Have you tried the synthroid cytomel route. You...
    ... increase your T4 and T3 concentrations. Decreasing the synthroid will just prevent you going too high in T4. Make ... into your system. I asked if you had tried just the synthroid and cytomel because you had such a dramatic jump on...
    ... times you need to adjust your ratios. My Aunt does synthroid and Armour, but she doesn't need as much T3 as you...

  9. How long til you start feeling better on Synthyroid???
    ... i too started on synthroid 112mcg about a month ago.. it does take some time...

  10. Medication
    ... I am 90 years old and have been on Synthroid for many years. A few years ago a dr. lowered my ... at 1.2. I was expecting my doctor to increase the Synthroid dosage. Instead he wants to decrease it slightly ... does the high TSH require lowering the dosage of Synthroid ? Thank you....

  11. Latest test result help please.
    ... doctor and get a prescription for genuine Levoxyl (or Synthroid , whichever you'd rather use at this point). Have...

  12. Chronic Hives/Low Basal Body Temperature/Hashimoto Auto Immune
    ... Are you on Synthroid ? If so, is there dye in your pill? I'm allergic...
    ... Free T3 is just (by 0.1). Famnd, no I am not on Synthroid . Is testing for TPO antibodies different to the...

  13. How long for Synthyroid to help symptoms?
    ... noticed if it will be the last to go. I am on 25 mcg of Synthroid M-F but on the weekend I'm told to take 50 mcg. I...
    ... somewhat sane :) [QUOTE=Dawn80;3787673] I am on 25 mcg of Synthroid M-F but on the weekend I'm told to take 50 mcg. I...

  14. Hyperthyroid/Diabetes
    ... eating & taking my b/p meds. Of course I take my Synthroid went I get up & drink 2 glasses of water over the...
    ... in your liver which is a limited amount. Toss in a synthroid and you're also boosting your metabolism a hair. ...

  15. New Labs, please advise
    ... who, based on these results, wants me to try to take synthroid 25 mcg per day every morning before I eat breakfast...

  16. results...please help
    ... practicing. Thus, I went abck to my GP. I was put on Synthroid and gained 30 lbs in 5-6 months. Reafy to kill the...
    ... and Qualitest. That said, how long did you take Synthroid , and how long have you been taking Armour? It may ... back to Thyroid, at the same dose you were taking pre- Synthroid . If you aren't now taking as much Armour as you took...
    ... your response. To answer your questions: I was on synthroid for 3 months and demanded to be taken off. They out...

  17. First Lab after TT - please help!
    ... 4.0 (or something like that). Now they upped the synthroid from 100 to 125 which surpressed it to .2. Hope that...

  18. Need To Understand Tsh Levels
    ... Synthyroid 100mcg.. A Week Later He Put Me On 112mcg Synthroid .. Now He Wants Me To Be On 125mcg Synthyroid... ... 100mcg When I Went To See Him.. After Being On 112 synthroid Sor Almose 3 Months, I Feel So Bad!! Tired All The...

  19. Daily body aches (pretty severe)...is that due to med change?
    ... I've been off the synthroid and on cytomel for almost a week now. Not too pleased ... suspect I'm feeling worse as the days go by because the synthroid may be working it's way out of my system. So, for ... they get better. Originally, I was on 100mcg of synthroid . I felt really bad. MAJOR pains etc. Then they switched ... anything. Why was I put on the cytomel instead of the synthroid ? Will it stay in my system for those 2wks when I'm...

  20. Aspiration and feel so much better
    ... no temp. What do you think? PS- he increased my synthroid because I started estrogen. I had a hunch that was...

  21. Do vitamins (or lack of) change thyroid?
    ... I have been on synthroid for 14 years. I've never had a problem with "regulating...
    ... In your case, hearts4ever, because you were taking Synthroid for so many years before the current instability,...
    ... and you will most likely need to raise your dose of synthroid while on iron supplementation.This stuff gets pretty...

  22. What not to eat on synthyroid
    ... Do you eat in the morning with your synthroid or do you take it on a fasting stomach and wait 30...
    ... 22 down from 15 2 months ago. I usually take my synthroid before I get tested. Usually tested in the am sometimes ... is a multivitamin usually around 2 pm. I take my synthroid everyday at 6 am....

  23. New Labs, heading towards RA I think
    ... they were on the phone to me telling me to double my synthroid from 12.5 mcg to 25 mcg . I also have been taking...
    ... Thyroxine free .7 (.6 – 1.6) put on meds ... synthroid 50 mcg had MRI of pituitary to rule out pituitary ... have been a T3 toxicosis. Trials on some medications synthroid and tapazole and here we are... I think that about...

  24. Tests to request?
    ... adjusted during the last half. Since giving birth my Synthroid was not changed. At 6 weeks postpartem, my TSH Was ... Well, when I ran the last labs, I was expecting the Synthroid to be bumped up because I have been getting symptoms ... buyt I feel hypo still. My doctor wants to drop my Synthroid based on the labs (and she did not run anything other ... hyperthyroid with hypo symptoms? I am currently on 250 Synthroid and the doctor wants to drop to 225 for now. Thanks...

  25. Problems Finding Dr. Right-Anyone Else??
    ... doc said iron supplementation would not affect my synthroid dose. Because the asst was such a mean and dangerous...

  26. How will halfing my dosage of Synthroid affect me?
    ... Taffykath211;3782007]How will taking half of my dosage of Synthroid affect me? I have been on Synthroid since 1998...

  27. cholesterol levels keep going up
    ... it's gone up to 213 with the LDL at 115. I thought synthroid was supposed to lower cholesterol as it balanced out...
    ... . I thought synthroid was supposed to lower cholesterol as it balanced out ... to me that even though the thyroid levels are ok on synthroid ,people still tend to have high cholestrol, my mom ... is one of those people . She keeps telling me her synthroid is ok with her, as she is taking bp meds, statins ... to armour, which has t4,t3,t2,t1, and calcitonin. synthroid has only t4....

  28. Thyroid Care and Concerns – Endocrine Balance Issues
    ... the patient thinks they are not on enough Armour, or Synthroid and that their thyroid supplements are not working ... make it difficult to continue raising your Armour or synthroid ! It is important to test this and check your levels...
    ... with this issue. And, it will likely mess up your synthroid dose. In my case even when taken 8-12 hrs. from synthroid ... my tsh was affected and I had to raise my dose of synthroid . And, remember to lower when you get off the supplements...

  29. Day 2 on Cytomel...Questions
    ... god, not hypo yet. I'm on day 9 of cytomel and no synthroid ...they upped the cyt. to 25mcg twice a day. Today...

  30. low humidity is drying me out.
    ... skin and lips. I guess the increase form 100 to 112 synthroid was not enough. Is there anything i can do to about...

  31. Can you get pregnant if you have hypo?????
    ... standard treatment for fertility clinics to prescribe Synthroid to all their patients. My babies were born before...
    ... wks of having my 4th child, I was put on .25 mcg of synthroid and remained on that dose for almost 18 yrs. I had ... 2 more children while still on the synthroid and did not have any problems. number 5 was in 1994...

  32. Please Help
    ... institution. All because I needed a dose increase ( synthroid ), due to begining estrogen replacement. I went 9 months...
    ... glad you are feeling better. I have never heard of synthroid , is this like thyroxine? In the UK we have the choice...

  33. my twin #'s
    ... like us always asking or getting our labs. she take synthroid 100 and cytomel25mcg. thanks reece or mg sheri...

  34. Question regarding low dose T4 treatment
    ... driven hyperT from thyroid destruction alone. The synthroid slows down the factors that trigger thyroid tissue ... months and now I am working toward 100 mcgs. I started synthroid proactively for my Hashimoto's In January of this...

  35. confused
    ... and T4 levels tested. Depending on your levels your synthroid dose can be adapted. MG...

  36. HELP!!!!!! Am I going crazy?
    ... So I've been on a rollercoaster ride of symptoms, Synthroid increases, decreases, bloodwork and trying to feel ... are extremely cold. July 1st 2008 I was increased to Synthroid 0.150mg and by August 11th 2008 I got so ill I had ... to decrease and go back to my 0.125mg of Synthroid . I seemed to feel better almost right away so I've ... been on the Synthroid 0.125mg for 11 weeks now and was feeling sort of normal...

  37. Test results and my hair is falling out fast!
    ... the patient thinks they are not on enough Armour, or Synthroid and that their thyroid supplements are not working ... make it difficult to continue raising your Armour or synthroid ! it is important to test. Sorry using your post...

  38. Who takes Armour + T4 ???
    ... My Aunt B1 takes 1 grain of Armour and 75 mcgs of synthroid . That is her optimal combination. My Aunt B2 is ... starting an Armour synthroid regime.. but she is not optimized yet. MG...

  39. Could .08 TSH ever be ok?
    ... Hi all. I have been on 75mcg of synthroid and 5mg of tapazole to balance a previously fluctuating ... wanted to either decrease or take me completely off Synthroid , which I am afraid will make me go very hypo as I ... was in the past. Moreover, when I was taken off Synthroid 5 years ago my goiter enlarged significantly. I have ... really am and how much I really need to decrease the synthroid . As I said, my T3/4 are both normal. Is TSH alone...
    ... just have to agree to a very small reduction in your Synthroid dose and take your chances. To answer your original...
    ... range is 1.4-3.8 and mine is 3.4. I am cutting my Synthroid in half for a month and hope it doesnt have any other...
    ... that disturbs me is that he was going to take me off synthroid altogether instead of tapering it first. I had to ... could convince him of an even lesser reduction in the Synthroid . Then again, I adjusted my tapazole to my own discretion...

  40. what is armour, tapazole,synthroid?
    ... have levothyroxine (T4) and cytomel (T3). I think synthroid is T4, but I dont know what armour or tapazole is...
    ... Synthroid is a brand name of synthetic T4. Other US brand names...

  41. If I had TT-is it likely tsh and free ts would finally stabilize????
    ... low ferritin that both caused me to have to increase synthroid dose-that is easily understood and dealt with though...
    ... as me---actually better because she was already on synthroid , so it wasn't a hard adjustment at all....
    ... Now she says she feels much better these days on her synthroid dose. Good luck, if you do have to remove it, I...

  42. Need Help With Lab Results
    ... irritable/dry skin/etc. I am currently on .125 mcg of synthroid . My endo says my labs are normal and I don't need...

  43. I've been bad!
    ... they do have levothyroxine(generic synthroid ) at stores for the $4 specials! just look into it...

  44. hurthle cell carcinoma
    ... has not returned and am feeling fine. I am on 125 mg Synthroid and have no effects at all from taking it. Just want ... and have no problem with taking the daily dose of Synthroid . I am surprised that your doctor indicated that keeping...
    ... reappeared and he is very pleased as I am. I am on Synthroid .125 mg and so far my tsh and tg levels are exactly...

  45. I think I had a revelation today. . .
    ... forward one back..........the estrogen messed up my synthroid and my tsh went up to 4.6 which really dulled me out...

  46. Finally a New Dr & she gave armour!
    ... were going to say that. I had so many problems w/the synthroid & she sd the levyothroxine (if I spelled it right...
    ... smart Dr so I trust her! I'm so happy to get away from synthroid it did me alot of harm....

  47. What can I do next?
    ... all. Lucy here. I had a tt in june, went on .01 of synthroid . was tested in august and low and behold, my tsh was ... weight gain? his nurse calls and says he is raising the synthroid to .088. I say thats not enough. When she first called...

  48. Recent thyroid labs - thyroid problem, or no?
    ... clear Graves/Hashimoto's. She handed me a script for synthroid and told me to come back in 4 weeks. It has been...

  49. Severe Hypo tsh 150 but losing weight instead of gaining it. weird!
    ... painful thyroiditis. well ive been taking my 150mcg synthroid but im also losing weight. ive lost 7 lbs in 3 weeks...
    ... 150 mcgs may be too much synthroid for you. You should go in and get an Ft3 and Ft4...
    ... after taking the lexapro. but i also started taking my synthroid again the same time i started the lexapro. the only...
    ... after taking the lexapro. but i also started taking my synthroid again the same time i started the lexapro. the only ... stuff. From this I suspect that your issue is the synthroid dosing is a bit high for you. The tell tale will...

  50. doctor wants me to increase meds
    ... ab 55 range 0-40 I have been taking 112 generic synthroid for 2 yrs my doctor has given me a rx for 125. I haven...

  51. The Weight Gain Issue
    ... the #@%$# weight gain. Was on cytomel, switched to Synthroid . Told the doctor I'd rather not pay that much for...

  52. T3
    ... with another thyroid supplement? I have only taken Synthroid for the past 4 years, but I wonder if I could benefit...

  53. synthroid vs armour - and rapid weight gain - please help
    ... If the gland makes them, they serve a purpose.) Synthroid is a T4-only medicine. Armour thyroid contains not ... mind that you have conversion issues and that's why Synthroid isn't doing the job for you. If your MD wants to...
    ... I have never taken Synthroid but my Endo says once someone takes T3 it is almost ... it... Just a suggestion..........if he insists on Synthroid I would change ASAP...... My feet were like that...
    ... from your hubby about your issues on Armour versus on Synthroid . Also make sure that you have copies of your old...

  54. New labs....need help interpreting
    ... how would that work since I'm only taking 50mcg of Synthroid . Would that need to be cut in half or would I just...

  55. Two is better??
    ... Does anyone have an opinion as to whether Synthroid (100 mcg.) will work better overall if Cytomel is...

  56. Question about too much radiation
    ... t-4 went to 1.2 tsh 1.29 t-3 306. I was so bad on synthroid , loosing alot hair, tired all day, diarreah, legs...

  57. Question about taking antibiotics
    ... now (5:30pm), 12 hours from that is when I take my synthroid . Do I need to wait more than an hour before taking...

  58. Ran out of meds
    ... short acting) you could feel a change. If you are on synthroid , levoxyl or a T4 only type of medication, it takes...

  59. when do you treat hypothyroidism?
    ... therapy. Wait and see or hormone replacement with Synthroid ? Thank you....
    ... haywire with the hormones, etc. I was prescribed Synthroid and took that for 5 years, until recently and after...

  60. Cytomel dosage?
    ... I'm taking 100mg. of Synthroid and hope to add Cytomel to my regime when I see the...
    ... I do not know much about Synthroid .....I have never taken it... I have always taken a ... T3 and T4.......I believe Synthroid is just a T4 med. I have taken Thyrolar2 with Cytomel ... I am sure someone will come forward who has used Synthroid and Cytomel. Good luck......Oleander...
    ... I know many take that instead of the Cytomel and Synthroid combo. I've had good luck with my 100 mcg. of Synthroid...
    ... [QUOTE=faye57;3770730]I'm taking 100mg. of Synthroid and hope to add Cytomel to my regime when I see the ... othyroxine, I take 100mcg (Im assuming its the same as your synthroid ). I take 10mcg of cytomel in the morning and another...

  61. RAI scheduled for 12/2
    ... good points for) you need T3 (cytomel) and T4 (levo / synthroid , etc) to feel well. So far, now that the levo is...
    ... better on day 4 of the RAI treatment, after I'd been on Synthroid 2 days. I'm sure you will pull through this GREAT...

  62. What do I say to the doctor so he will order the right tests?
    ... as 'treatment' for graves. I was put on 0.100mg of synthroid for 2 monthes and had my levels checked. My tsh was ... the ft4 test like my endo did. So, he reduced the synthroid to 0.075. It is almost time to retest after 2 monthes...

  63. test results question
    ... been to a GP before) and he moved me to non-generic Synthroid . That was last year. I'd gone through a rough spell...
    ... generic might have been working better for you than Synthroid . There are real differences in the way any particular...
    ... Im preferred the name brand. But I had issues on Synthroid . The generics have been steady freddy's for me. ...

  64. New labs, please analyze
    ... it. I am sitting here looking at a prescription for Synthroid . It's been a long battle and several discussions with...

  65. right sided neck pain
    ... I have Hashimoto's, which I take Synthroid . I was diagnosed about 2 years ago. About 3 months...

  66. ?? anxiety symptoms with hypothyroid ?? How about you??
    ... if my lab results are "normal" on paper. being on synthroid for about a year now has made alot of the usual hypo...
    ... lived in this nightmare for over 2 years, now iam on synthroid , 112 and i havent had another eppisode as of yet?...

  67. Told to go off synthroid
    ... sort of cyst on the right. Doc said I have to go off synthroid for 6 weeks to have an uptake scan. Isn't it dangerous ... to go off the synthroid ? I'be been on it 8 years! I can't imagine! What can...
    ... pharmasist said he's never heard of anyone going off synthroid once they are on it. I've been on 100 mcg 8 years...
    ... pharmasist said he's never heard of anyone going off synthroid once they are on it. I've been on 100 mcg 8 years...