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  1. T3 Level
    ... time. I hope it will shed some light on this. I'm on Synthroid and they cut the dose in half. 4 weeks ago My TSH...

  2. Help with my numbers
    ... I'm taking Synthroid 50mcg right now. Prior to this I increased to .112mcg...
    ... but if anyone knows the answer, he will. Is Synthroid the first med you've tried? I ask this because I ... having the problem going hyper the way I did with Synthroid . Of course, your case is different in that your TSH...
    ... , Armour, Cytomel. My body only seems to tolerate Synthroid . The docs are stumped so I went and drew blood again...
    ... increased, but it stabilized after awhile. I am taking 75 synthroid and 25 cytomel. Seems to be working well for me....

  3. Question about skin paleness?
    ... hypothyroidism. I had never heard of it. He gave me a synthroid prescription and in a few weeks I was buzzing like...

  4. sick of dieting and not losing...why bother?
    ... in May and have been on meds since. I started on Synthroid 50 mcg and mid-July was increased to 75 mcg. Truthfully...
    ... for my monthly follow-up and to hopefully start on Synthroid . Since my initial diagnosis I have lost 45 pounds...

  5. Dr. wouldn't give me Armour
    ... guess work on the amount because it's different than synthroid . Plus this is CANADA so we are WAY behind YOU Americans...
    ... guess work on the amount because it's different than synthroid . Well, it is guess work if a doctor is too lazy to ... really great?Well, it's great for me. I couldn't take Synthroid at all. Having an alternative has meant all the difference...

  6. New Here, Need Help
    ... comes to symptoms), and be provided with 50mcg of synthroid and a followup, or ??grains of armour and a followup...

  7. Doc only treats patients with Cytomel?
    ... you don't get complete treatment if you only get T4 ( Synthroid ) as many more people aren't making enough T3 for their...
    ... Blue, You only take Cytomel? I take Cytomel and Synthroid . I think you are the first person I heard that is...
    ... I have never taken anything other then eltroxin, synthroid and cytomel. But in all honesty, I have no idea...

  8. I'm off my meds and miserable...
    ... time to go pretty well since I only have to be off synthroid for a few weeks, but it's been a whole different story...
    ... somewhat help compensate. Now your body is dependant on Synthroid for it's t4 and it's not getting it. And to suddenly ... stop the synthroid is a real shock to your body. So it's working extra...
    ... months. I was so relieved when I was dxed and given synthroid . Even then it took seveal weeks before I felt any ... energy. I hope your scan goes well and that the synthroid picks you up quickly when it is over. May God Bless...
    ... months. I was so relieved when I was dxed and given synthroid . Even then it took seveal weeks before I felt any ... energy. I hope your scan goes well and that the synthroid picks you up quickly when it is over. May God Bless...

  9. Is this "normal"?
    ... they should be and I *know* I need an increase in my Synthroid . So, I'm prepare to once again go through the ritual...

  10. Update on my hypothyroidism
    ... :) Called the doctor to get me started on Synthroid . Does anyone know how long it takes for the Synthroid...
    ... am veryyyyyyyy confused. Instead of putting me on Synthroid MIDWEST, he wants me to reduce my PTU down to two ... a day without the synthroid . I don't know whats going through his mind at all...

  11. Doctor perplexed.....
    ... and have since been taking 2 grains with 50 mcg. of Synthroid . All of my tests since then have been super low TSH ... went in Feb., he told me to come down to 25 mcg of Synthroid instead of 50. I compromised and did it every other...

  12. I need some help with blood test results,Please
    ... you need to be on some type of T4 therapy -- be it Synthroid , Levoxyl, Levothroid or Armour. I think it's a terrible...
    ... the heck out of me. I think I better ask for some synthroid or something. My mind is a bit foggy and forgetful...

  13. Timing of Blood Work
    ... you are taking any thyroid med containing T4 such as synthroid unithroid, levoxyl, eltroxin, armour, thyrolar, etc...

  14. Sick of this!
    ... 5.15 they said thats not to bad with the level of synthroid i am on and the fact that I have no thyroid.. i guess...
    ... Hi Bekka, How long have you been taking synthroid ? Your TSH is definatly high, but it usually takes ... year scan. I've been through 3 different doses of synthroid now and I still don't think I've found the right dose...

  15. Meep....what dose of Armour and Synthroid are you on?
    ... re around.....you mentioned what dose of Armour and Synthroid you were on. Could you please tell again. I've lost...

  16. Hypo
    ... better on Armour thyroid.....I don't think much of Synthroid as the main thyroid drug, rather as a supplement when...
    ... medication. The beginning of this year, I was on 75 mcg of Synthroid and went through several doctors who wouldn't increase ... got on the correct dosage (which seems to be 175 mcg Synthroid ). They are gone now. In addition to them being gone ... switch doctors again to find one who would increase my Synthroid when my TSH was 2.61. My T3 and T4 were both below ... I know others on the board have had problems with Synthroid and felt better on Armour, so that may be something...

  17. My TSH is totally wacky!
    ... diagnosed, my TSH was 6.54. The dr started me on 25mcg of synthroid for a week, and then it was increased to 50. By early...
    ... It may be the meds, some cannot tolerate Synthroid and it sends them hyper quickly. This happened to...
    ... wildly; or more likely, you aren't tolerating the Synthroid any better than I did. Ask to switch brands. If...
    ... wildly; or more likely, you aren't tolerating the Synthroid any better than I did. Ask to switch brands. If...
    ... I'm feeling miserable being on Synthroid . I hope to change......

  18. I'm Baaaaaaaaaaaaack
    ... get to the drug store, to renew my presecription for synthroid . I go for a wee surgery thing on the 7th of August...
    ... in my new (gotten before holidays) prescription for Synthroid , but I have a heap of the 50mg ones and maybe to save...

  19. Dizzy????uurrggg
    ... feeling dizzy the last week. I was dumb and increased my synthroid to 50mg without the dr's consent. I felt somewhat...
    ... Hi , hope your feeling better today . I started synthroid at a dose of 25mcg for two weeks , then the doctor...
    ... so I increased it. Maybe the dizziness is just the synthroid getting into my system. I was so desperate to feel...
    ... It could be from the synthroid . Ask your doc to change the brand and see how that...
    ... I agree with Barb that it could be the Synthroid . Go back to your original dose... Then have a long ... talk with the doctor. I couldn't take Synthroid because even the smallest dose almost totally suppressed...
    ... breakfast and lunch.But I think you might be right on the synthroid brand being not for me. I was on 2 months of Levoxyl ... (brand) and then switched to Synthroid .. I'm calling my dr this morning and let her know...

  20. Synthroid and symptoms
    ... I was wondering if anyone else is taking synthroid . I'm on .112 mg and feeling really icky. The last ... to know I'm not alone. Thanks, Jen i'm on synthroid /cytomel, and it's not the medication: it's your thyroid ... finished with my endo, who advised me to cut back on my synthroid when my fT3 was 5.7 (the upper limit is 5.7) -- i ... diagnosis -- you need an immediate bump-up in your synthroid and in addition some cytomel, or some armour thyroid...
    ... wonder if I need to try something different and get of synthroid . I'll keep ya'll posted. THANKS AGAIN!...

  21. cold when exercising, also nodules
    ... and .9, she has increased my cytomel and also added synthroid , she is trying to get my numbers at the top of the...
    ... having strange side effects, now I am on a cytomel and synthroid which seems to be working very good for me, I feel...

  22. TSH Guideline Confusion
    ... HORRIBLE. Since being treated (I'm now up to 75 mcg Synthroid ), I feel tons better...I ran 12 miles this morning...
    ... was only diagnosed in 2002 with a TSH of 13). My synthroid is sooooo cheap compared to those other drugs. Not...

  23. Do I or Don't I have a thyroid problem?
    ... season for me). She then gave me a perscription for Synthroid (.025 mg). I don't believe I've had any other symptoms...

  24. my tsh is 4.1, i feel sick, dr says i'm fine
    ... and knowledgable. I went and got an increase in my Synthroid (which I had been lobbying 2 doctors for 2 months...

  25. My story and a Question
    ... all those out there. I have a question. While on Synthroid can one consume alcoholic beverages from time to time ... with a range of 0-35 My doctor then put me on 88 Synthroid . and was retestested in June. In June he olnly...
    ... all those out there. I have a question. While on Synthroid can one consume alcoholic beverages from time to time ... with a range of 0-35 My doctor then put me on 88 Synthroid . and was retestested in June. In June he olnly ... harm at all to me ... i have noticed, since being on synthroid , that i have to be a little more careful (tend to...
    ... because your FT3 is still low. Also be aware that Synthroid doesn't work for everyone. If you still feel bad...

  26. its me again
    ... can feel worse before they feel better ... i'm on synthroid , so you'd have to post a new thread called "worse...

  27. My daughter went to my doctor today
    ... a happier note, after 2 weeks on the new dosage of Synthroid , I'm actually feeling much better. Constipation is...

  28. When can you take Armour Thyroid
    ... thing or another. anyway, I am currently on 50 mg of Synthroid for about 4 1/2 weeks now. It helped somewhat for ... last test were as follows: after 4 weeks of 25 mg synthroid TSH 3.49 Free T4 1.04 (.71-1.85) Free T3 3 ... system. I suspect that I may need some T4 because the synthroid has not helped me get the T3 to my brain. I would...
    ... thing or another. anyway, I am currently on 50 mg of Synthroid for about 4 1/2 weeks now. It helped somewhat for ... last test were as follows: after 4 weeks of 25 mg synthroid TSH 3.49 Free T4 1.04 (.71-1.85) Free T3 3 ... system. I suspect that I may need some T4 because the synthroid has not helped me get the T3 to my brain. I would ... first of all, you need an immediate bump-up in your synthroid -- that's T4, and you're not taking enough -- first ... another drug (well, it's natural) that contains T4/T3; synthroid is just T4 (synthroid goes on the theory that as the ... T3 does as well) ... i personally take a combo of synthroid (T4) and a small amount of cytomel (T3) ... hope...
    ... anything. I would like to take a little more of the synthroid myself, but then I won't have enough for tot last...
    ... Veronikis. I saw her for a short time. She's a Synthroid worshiper. After the Synthroid failed me, she said...
    ... Cape. he was highly recommended. He gave me 25 mg of synthroid which made me feel terrible. When I asked him to bump ... honostly feel that I felt better mentally before i took synthroid . Dr. Sultan prescribes armour; what i have read about...
    ... their is somthing missing. I have friends who take synthroid that feel fine. But when I ask them do they have memory...
    ... their is somthing missing. I have friends who take synthroid that feel fine. But when I ask them do they have memory ... low ferritin level!! Eleni whatever you take ( synthroid /armour), you need more of it tho' -- 25 mcg is guaranteed ... the first doc i could get an appt with and ask for synthroid or armour, b/c here's the thing: you need more T4 ... is -- i eventually felt no effect from the 50mcg of synthroid i was started on (altho' i felt well at first), and ... armour ... what you do need is either armour or a synthroid /cytomel combo bump-up... and one can never guarantee...

  29. New Labs - what do you think?
    ... Endo added 10mcg of cytomel to my existing 150mcg of Synthroid . Here are my labs since Feb. Feb 04 TSH - 4.478 ... Based on todays results my Endo is reducing my Synthroid to 137mcg and leaving the Cytomel at 10 mcg. I told ... are not. I still have my prescription for 150mcg of Synthroid , just in case. Does his advice sound appropriate...
    ... f5 is in the lower range too. I don't know if your synthroid should be increased based on the low TSH but I definitely...

  30. Dr. appt. today. Midwest and Opal, U were right
    ... Armour on request or if a patient has a reaction to synthroid . I have to trust her judgement. She has done so...
    ... Armour, she said, but she did increase my dosage of Synthroid (which has worked remarkably well). :) :) ...
    ... Those test results were 7 weeks after synthroid was increased from 100 mcg to 125 mcg. Now Dr. has...

  31. feeling sick...
    ... just recently..about 10 days now... was put on .75 of synthroid .. and I have noticed I am not as tired or sluggish...
    ... the doctor if I can drink a beer or 2 while taking synthroid ..I don't want them to think I am a big alcoholic or...
    ... if I'll ever feel ok :( I'm not sure re beer & synthroid maybe some one here may be able to answer that for...

  32. Consistancy taknig thyroid medication?
    ... Hi stacey, I've been on synthroid for over 7 years now. I take it first thing in the ... taking it as that may curtail it's effectness. Synthroid builds slowly and leaves the system slowly so you ... the past 4 1/2 years because I wasn't getting enough synthroid . At the very least, your weight gain should stop ... when the synthroid reaches the level it needs to be in your system. ...

  33. Changing from Synthroid to Westhroid
    ... go to 1/2 grain and add a synthetic T4 other than Synthroid , I take Unithroid and have never had a reaction problem...

  34. hypo: available medications, pros and cons?
    ... too? any supplements that can help? my mom takes synthroid , but i just saw someone here saying they would never...
    ... the t4 is metabolized. Many people do very well on Synthroid but some don't. What works well for some may not work ... well for others. I started out on Synthroid and was miserable but I have some friends who have ... body. That's just my guess though. I take generic Synthroid (Levothyroxine) and until recently, it's been great ... in meds if I'm not feeling better by then. Besides Synthroid , there's Levoxyl, Unithroid, Eltroxin (Canada), Levothroid...
    ... everything Bosmom said. Personally I wouldn't take synthroid because I have heard and known too many that have ... got thicker, most people complain of hairloss with Synthroid . Natural meds are Armour, Westhroid and Nature...

  35. Midwest, Update, changing it again
    ... you have it than the ones whose dox just throw the Synthroid at them and say come back in 6 months. Decided...
    ... Yeah, I am glad I have a dr that doesn't throw Synthroid at me, I don't think you could pay me enough to take...

  36. sos bracelets
    ... bracelets wouldn't do in a pinch -- you're only taking synthroid , right?? if you have other ailments and are taking...

  37. So frustrating!!
    ... got my dx 7 weeks ago. I have been on a low dose of Synthroid and for awhile it seemed like I had more energy and...
    ... dxed. :) Heddy, since you have only been on synthroid for a few weeks it could also be that your medication...

  38. Anybody ever have a malar rash
    ... thyroid was removed...doing pretty good these days on synthroid and a tiny amount of cytomel. Hope you are doing...

  39. Right Meds for Reverse T3?
    ... natural dessicated thyroid ... i'm currently on synthroid and sometimes (depending on how hi my T3 goes, and...

  40. Has anyone got the cholesterol prob with hypo? (metabolic disorder)
    ... high chol, AND my doc says my thyroid is good on my synthroid , wonder why my chol isnt coming down (260) and believe...
    ... healthy levels in 2 years that i have been taking the synthroid (.1 mg daily). I am on 20 mg of lipitor daily...NO...
    ... years ago. and in fact I was over 300 until I went on synthroid back in 2002 (7.95 here in Canada). She put me on...
    ... years ago. and in fact I was over 300 until I went on synthroid back in 2002 (7.95 here in Canada). how do...
    ... forever too. I just started on a very low dose of Synthroid for Hypothyroidism. My free t4 was pretty much in ... free t3, my tsh was the only thing elevated. Does Synthroid reduce Cholesterol levels or is it just that as the...
    ... forever too. I just started on a very low dose of Synthroid for Hypothyroidism. My free t4 was pretty much in ... free t3, my tsh was the only thing elevated. Does Synthroid reduce Cholesterol levels or is it just that as the...

  41. Can I ask for an increase in meds with these labs?
    ... September and am currently on 60mg of Armour, and 25mg of Synthroid . My labs from April were: TSH 1.5 Free T4 ... but has been open to my suggestions about adding the Synthroid to the Armour and testing both Free T4 and Free T3 ... is almost midrange, could I ask him to increase the synthroid ? Do you think that would help with the PMS and fatigue...
    ... [FONT=Comic Sans MS]Hi Heather! Get off the Synthroid altogether and increase your Amour to 90 mg. Wait ... nowhere, and it's obvious with your symptoms alone. The Synthroid isn't going to help you and shouldn't take it until ... cardiac issues......you may need to add a small dose of Synthroid to get your FT4 up to range, but a lot of people don...
    ... I wouldn't drop the Synthroid , your FT3 is higher than your FT4 so you need the...
    ... I wouldn't drop the Synthroid , your FT3 is higher than your FT4 so you need the...

  42. very, very, very confused and frustrated
    ... Also, does anyone out there take supplements with the synthroid , such as kelp, or glandulars? or L-tyrosine? I know ... even know if it will be dangerous to take with the synthroid . ANY info, or experiences would be wonderful!!!...

  43. First Week Of Levoxyl Done....
    ... I have been on 50mcg of Levoxyl, moved to 50mcg of Synthroid , then 75mcg of Synthroid, then 88mcg of Synthroid ... , up to 100mcg of Synthroid which was a little too much for me so now I am back...

  44. Eye Floaters
    ... months ago. I am not on any medicaiton yet ( I was on Synthroid , but it made me feel worse, long story). Anyway...

  45. first time post. possibly hypo/hashimoto's
    ... have three nodules on my thyroid. she started me on synthroid . for the first week, she wants me to take half a ... don't pass it to them too! so, for all of you on synthroid , anything i should know? is one to two weeks too...
    ... so, for all of you on synthroid , anything i should know? is one to two weeks too...

  46. Follow-up Labs - TSH too low now - questions
    ... ~ which is good :) I was started on .112 mg of Synthroid on April 15 and just had labs done this past Monday ... seems to have lessened now. Also, I did not take my Synthroid before my morning blood draw; I waited until afterwards ... of the changes I saw after a month on the increased Synthroid dose (my GP had started me on .25 mg and endo changed ... abdominal 'expansion,' LOL, after the increase in Synthroid . I was pretty miserable and would 'blow up' after ... yet. In the meantime, I am just wondering if the Synthroid might have anything to do with it - don't have a clue ... this time, one month after being on the increased synthroid (I had only been on the lower dose of Levoxyl .25...
    ... that you stay consistent in whatever method you use. Synthroid is not agreeing with you whatsoever or your numbers ... my Armour thyroid 90 mg in AM to 45 mg and start on Synthroid .25 mcg to compensate for my T4. I still will continue...
    ... that you stay consistent in whatever method you use. Synthroid is not agreeing with you whatsoever or your numbers ... my Armour thyroid 90 mg in AM to 45 mg and start on Synthroid .25 mcg to compensate for my T4. I still will continue ... I have the impression that maybe he starts with Synthroid and sees how that goes first and I assume based on ... or not). I know one patient asked to try it when Synthroid was not helping and he switched her to it and also...
    ... say... if you appear to be getting somewhere with Synthroid , try tweaking the dose to see if you can improve....
    ... say... if you appear to be getting somewhere with Synthroid , try tweaking the dose to see if you can improve. ... although I'm enthused about Armour, I do recognize that Synthroid and Cytomel have their place. I just feel that if ... Armour can do most of the corrections, then add Synthroid or Cytomel, why mess with a great formula? I know ... information on testing instead of the garbage that Synthroid puts out. It makes me ill to think of all the people...

  47. Reaction to Armour???
    ... I think I am having problems with the armour. On synthroid the same thing happened but not as bad and it started...

  48. Synthroid to Westhroid???
    ... temperature, and treats symptoms. He is switching me from Synthroid to Westhroid. I am looking forward to the change ... too is hypo thyroid. Any comments on changing from Synthroid to Westhroid? [FONT=Comic Sans MS]Congratulations ... that his patients would do better on that rather than Synthroid . Many people that write on this board often complain ... that they feel fine on Synthroid , but can't sleep well, have depression/anxiety, and ... continue to not feel well taking it? Mostly because the Synthroid drug company pushes it so hard and it's applications ... are inapproprite. Synthroid has it's place as a T4 only drug, but people that...
    ... Westhroid in my opinion will be much much better than Synthroid . Keep in mind Westhroid has T3 and if you have any...

  49. What do U all think??
    ... he has been hypo T since he was 10. He has been on synthroid for 24 years now. Since he has finished college and ... years, mentioned any other medication to him except synthroid . Two days ago he went to a new Dr. in Keller, Texas ... that they have sex more often it is possible that the synthroid is not the correct medicine to allow his body to produce...
    ... never read anything about Armour being prescribed with synthroid though and that concerned me some. He said she is ... giving him a low dose and cutting back on the synthroid and if it all works out plans to wean him off the ... synthroid over a period of 4 to 6 months. I have never seen...

  50. Food, supplement interactions?
    ... with a couple of questions about interactions with Synthroid . Do calcium citrate malate and magnesium malate cause...

  51. Food, supplement interactions?
    ... with a couple of questions about interactions with Synthroid . Do calcium citrate malate and magnesium malate cause...
    ... with a couple of questions about interactions with Synthroid . Do calcium citrate malate and magnesium malate cause ... this by searching on any search engine for such as " Synthroid calcium magnesium". You'll get enough hits to search...

  52. Help...low iodine diet!!!
    ... currently enjoying cytomel while withdrawing from my synthroid (which I haven't done in about three years...it's...

  53. New to all this
    ... the truth." Well, I am not on a beginning dose of Synthroid but have only been on it a week so I don't feel any ... moments of light headedness ever since starting the Synthroid , is this common?...
    ... months to find your optimal dose. I can't comment on Synthroid and a connection to your lightheadedness. Beginning ... have enough of for a long time. When I started on Synthroid , I acquired very bad joint and muscle pain that I ... believe me, it was not fun.) I eventually had to quit Synthroid because it converted me from hypo to hyperT. I now ... taking their Armour because they didn't do well on Synthroid . A few have done better on the synthetics like Synthroid...
    ... went to endo - have test results. I started on Synthroid 8 weeks ago today - I just increased my dose from ... 75 mcg this morning. When I first started on the Synthroid I felt very shakey and anxious so I cut out caffeine ... Another thing that I have noticed since I've been on Synthroid is that I dream - a lot - and very vividly so I can...
    ... glad to find out it was something. I have been on Synthroid since the beginning but now take Cytomel along with...
    ... gain as much information here as I have. When my synthroid dose was too low I was dizzy a lot shortly after taking ... knowledge. For instance, I have been hypo and on synthroid for over 7 years and the first time I heard anything ... since he was 10, 24 years, and he has always been on synthroid , again, no one ever mentioned to him there were other...
    ... Thanks for replying guys! Btw, I am on 100mcg of Synthroid right now. Judging from your replies that is probably...

  54. TSH Results
    ... up result. It was 2.4. Doc says stay on 50mcg of Synthroid . This is first follow up test since starting on Synthroid...
    ... up result. It was 2.4. Doc says stay on 50mcg of Synthroid . This is first follow up test since starting on Synthroid...

  55. Top Hypo symptoms
    ... want to have that seen to" -- the next day i had my synthroid in hand ... you might want to read some of dr....

  56. Went to endo - have lab values
    ... and T3 - the jury is still out. He increased my Synthroid from 50mcg to 75 mcg and wants to give it 3 months ... recheck the blood levels. He said it doesn't matter - Synthroid - Levoxyl - the generics - but once you start on one...
    ... others post they were in the 100's - I started on Synthroid 50mcg but as my post stated, I've been increased to...

  57. question to abbott labs? reply but no answer.
    ... mailed Abbott Labs asking if the manafacture process of Synthroid begins with animal thyroid. I got a reply giving me...

  58. Seeing my real MD tomorrow What tests should I ask for
    ... been hypo for 6 years and I am currently on .150 of Synthroid daily. My boss only drew TSH and T4. Thanks Amanda...

  59. Question for people w/ nodules
    ... an annual ultrasound on the remaining lobe and take synthroid . My sister takes a form of synthroid but that's...

  60. Anti-tpo...other thyroid tests normal help!
    ... TSH is of no value, but if your doc is set on using Synthroid , that's how they've been taught. It's not going to...

  61. forgot and took meds
    ... morning....will my test be screwed up now? I took my synthroid at 6am and I am having my blood taken at 11:30am....

  62. New MD - Suggestions Please!
    ... diagnosed Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. All have insisted on Synthroid for many different reasons. I am a male, 60, have ... which actually began about the same time I started the Synthroid . I would appreciate your suggestions for this upcoming...
    ... If anxiety started with Synthroid then it may not be the med for you. There are T4 options ... other than Synthroid . Unithroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid. Did they start...

  63. Vent...But , I got my Armour
    ... She tried telling me that Armour is very unstable, Synthroid is best, that maybe it's not all thryoid related. ... on this medication. The doctor stated she take's Synthroid and has no issue's on it well good for her I'm sure...
    ... Dear kcgal, I have been on synthroid for 7 years and done very well when the dosage was...
    ... for a few weeks- adn yes, I switched directly from Synthroid . My problem is that my numbers were good on Synthroid...

  64. All of my symptoms are back..what do I do??
    ... still within normal limits. I am currently on .150 of Synthroid daily. I have 2 options..1 I could take time off work ... and see my own doctor,or 2. we have synthroid samples and I could up my dose to .175 on my own and...
    ... you already take an average full-replacement dose of Synthroid and your TSH is wa-ayyy too high, instead of upping...

  65. Long-term Success with Cytomel?
    ... and wondered if I could try adding Cytomel to the Synthroid I am taking. He said we could try, but was reluctant...
    ... I have been on .25 mcg Cytomel plus synthroid since the beginning of the year. They had to adjust ... the synthroid from .25 to .75 at one point because my Free T4 was...
    ... the ablation. Four months later they started me on Synthroid . My endo left so I was shuffled to another one where ... have. I've been bounced from .112 mcg to .125 mcg of Synthroid since February of 2003. In November 2003 my endo ... was out of town so I started experimenting with the Synthroid . I found that if I took the .125mcg for 2 days and ... Power by Dr. Shames and he swears by Cytomel added to Synthroid . Maybe I can convince them to try it for 6 weeks...

  66. newly hypothyroid
    ... starting dose for thyroid medication. I am on 50mcg of Synthroid which is similar to Levoxyl. You may have some side ... your doctor or pharmacist. When I first started the Synthroid I was very jittery, like I'd had 12 cups of coffee ... If you're not sure, post and ask.Both Levoxyl and Synthroid are synthetic T4, which is a thyroid hormone. The ... haven't reached that level yet. I started on the Synthroid about 7 weeks ago and have my first endocrinologist...

  67. what do u do when u have tried everything
    ... found some issues I have yet to get any relief- tried synthroid and Armour- got my numbers into pretty good shape...
    ... am i hypER when i've been taking the same amount of synthroid for a month?? but this is about you: go to the...
    ... little harm in going on a trial dose of armour or synthroid ... jb...

  68. UTI's
    ... MS]30 mg is such a small amount. The exact amount Synthroid equals Armour is 37 mcg of Synthroid. There is, in ... it to the amount of T4. This equals the doseage of Synthroid effect. Since Synthroid doesn't come in middle doses ... have to add Cytomel to complete everything, sometimes Synthroid . Always wait at least 6 weeks before you get your...

  69. Getting preg/maintaining preg while medicated...
    ... or taking antithyroid meds. Thyroid meds such as Synthroid , Unithroid, Levoxyl, Armour, etc are pregnancy class...

  70. Internists?
    ... the-mill docs use are pretty useless ones, but the Synthroid people have trained them in schools funded by them ... (can you tell I don't like Synthroid?). Synthroid people say that you only need a TSH and Free T4 done ... because it would show that you need more than T4 ( Synthroid ). They also say that Armour is dirty because it's ... same in it as human thyroid, but in different doses. Synthroid has been on the recall list again because of dosage...

  71. Trouble sleeping
    ... ocrinologist, who is great, and after a few tries with just synthroid , I was put on Synthroid .088 and cytomel .05, I felt...
    ... ocrinologist, who is great, and after a few tries with just synthroid , I was put on Synthroid .088 and cytomel .05, I felt...
    ... normal again. Myfreet3 was 255 on cytomel and .088 of synthroid for6 weeks, I'm not sure what my free t4 was but before ... the cytomel when I was on .1 of synthroid it was 1.4. He then lowered the synthroid dosage...
    ... normal again. Myfreet3 was 255 on cytomel and .088 of synthroid for6 weeks, I'm not sure what my free t4 was but before ... the cytomel when I was on .1 of synthroid it was 1.4. He then lowered the synthroid dosage...

  72. OT ~ Opalfirejucika
    ... know that I was right all along about needing more synthroid , and especially since 3 Dr. feel my hypertensive heart...
    ... rash is allergy. Considering the garbage they put in Synthroid , it's no wonder more people don't have this problem...
    ... thing going on for 20 years longer than I have been on Synthroid . It isn't really a rash as we think of one, I just...
    ... thing going on for 20 years longer than I have been on Synthroid . It isn't really a rash as we think of one, I just ... .....Is your rash still that noticeable when your Synthroid is at the right level for you? Do you have your Free...

  73. I have a question.
    ... a few years ago. I had the radiation and now am on synthroid . My question to you is if anyone else is getting sick...
    ... t have Graves, but I had the same symptoms when my synthroid needed to be increased. I had it for a couple of ... ranges. Usuallu within an hour or two of taking the synthroid I would get the hot flash and be sick to my stomach...

  74. ?? for Armour or Nature-Thyroid users
    ... Hi all, As you all know I have been on synthroid for some years now and done well. Now however, I ... I would like to discuss a natural alternative to synthroid with her because I will probably have to take more ... of you tell me what the standard conversion is from synthroid to armour or where I might find such a thing. I don...
    ... heart. Suspician is from being undermedicated with synthroid for over 4 years and hope was that it would correct...
    ... called "natural", and because you're doing well on your Synthroid , I'd say there would be little advantage for you to...
    ... neither. I have also read with much interest that synthroid users have trouble losing weight and that seems to ... imagination. It is true that I have done well on the synthroid when the dose was correct. But, if what you and Opal...

  75. I see a lot of people are hypo........
    ... last about 1 more month then I will be able to start Synthroid . He calls me weekly to find out how I am doing....