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  1. New tsh range-MD won't prescribe
    ... have my research on adverse affects of low doses of Synthroid and just ask to try it for a while. It's not like...

  2. Cytomel and "brain farts" :)
    ... ....the problem is that you should also be taking Synthroid , in fact, if you're doc is a Synthroid zealot, it ... problems). At any rate.....you should have started on Synthroid to get your T4 up to a better level (like the upper ... not until then! That's why I like Armour Thyroid ( Synthroid didn't work for me). It has T4 (80%), T3 (20%), T2 ... T4 or the T3, you may need to add either Cytomel or Synthroid to complete to the right range for you. Don't forget ... medical school that it was dirty and unreliable. Synthroid funds most of the medical schools. Guess which theory ... they teach? Synthroid is on the recall list...again...because of dosage...
    ... Ditto on the T4!! My Doc started me out on 125 mcg synthroid and after 4 months and SOME improvement he added 25...

  3. cause of symptom - knees
    ... levels....anyway, I was bumped from .88 to 1.12 in synthroid and I test again this week. On another note, I want...

  4. Dr. prescribed Armour....
    ... 8 and it shot up from 5.5 in may, so i reduced my synthroid to 175mcg and just hope i don't sleep all day), that...

  5. Lab Report
    ... Free T4. Doc's get hooked on that TSH because of the Synthroid people emphasizing it so much. It's a pituitary test...

  6. Emergency - Thyroid Test Results
    ... Predisone (5mg) Dexamethasone (0.25mg) Florinef (0.1mg) Synthroid (0.05mg) But from January 2004 to May 2004 was...
    ... T3 med in addition to, or instead of, the T4 med ( Synthroid ) can alleviate the mental symptoms related to thyroid...
    ... with his other medications though. The amount of Synthroid that he's taking is pretty low....about one dose up...
    ... Predisone (5mg) Dexamethasone (0.25mg) Florinef (0.1mg) Synthroid (0.05mg) But from January 2004 to May 2004 was...

  7. High blood pressure and thyroid
    ... These tests results were done while taking 25 mg. Synthroid .) Oh wow. I'm out of my league now and don't quite ... TSH is still so high. This is unusual. Besides Synthroid and Ziac, are you taking any other meds, or have any...
    ... cholesterol. Do you think it's possible that the Synthroid altered my test results?...

  8. Hypothyroid- no weight gain?
    ... After arguing this with him he finally upped my meds ( synthroid from 137 to 150mg). Over a month of taking 150mg...
    ... I'm still trying to get my endo to give me more synthroid as my Free T4 is still a little low. Am wondering...
    ... Since I started seeing him I had been taking 137mg of Synthroid , to begging for an increase, then getting the increase ... get the Levoxyl because the clinic does not carry Synthroid ) and now 125mg of Levoxyl. Continuing with my griping...

  9. Finally heard back from my doctor!
    ... that?... hehehe It turned out my aches were from the Synthroid itself, but neither former PCP nor former endo realized...
    ... It turned out my aches were from the Synthroid itself, but neither former PCP nor former endo realized ... this with my endo. As soon as I started taking the Synthroid my body and muscles were aching so bad. He just did ... said that it was probably an allergic reaction to the synthroid . I guess her opinion mattered more than mine and he...

  10. Frustrating Dr. Visit !!!
    ... feeling awful still. I was started on samples of synthroid by my endo and when she upped my dose she didnt have ... any 100mcg samples of Synthroid so she gave me the levoxyl with the explanation of...
    ... feeling awful still. I was started on samples of synthroid by my endo and when she upped my dose she didnt have ... any 100mcg samples of Synthroid so she gave me the levoxyl with the explanation of...
    ... June- 6/2 Left side out 6/11- started on .75 mcg of synthroid (even though I took .100 after a week or so) 6/25...

  11. Diet/ Medication problems
    ... I have been taking varying doses of synthroid for several years. I haven't had much luck in losing...
    ... find a doc that will treat you with Armour thyroid. Synthroid just doesn't work very well. You will continue to ... Your body isn't making enough T3 from the T4 that Synthroid provides. It just isn't going to work! Armour thyroid ... you even have to add (gasp :) ) a small amount of Synthroid to get the right balance. However, the problem is ... trained at medical institutions which are funded by Synthroid .....guess who's theory they're going to practice? ... and every batch is tested for purity and accuracy. Synthroid , on the other hand, has been recalled..(look up drug ... 10% variation. Armour has NEVER been recalled and Synthroid is on the chopping block again. My biggest recommendation...

  12. Can someone please comment on these test results?
    ... will prescribe Armour thyroid for you. I don't like Synthroid because most people that write on this board continue...
    ... begin to have more and more "good" days. I don't like Synthroid because too many people keep writing in here saying...

  13. Crying all the time
    ... My labs started out low (when I was on a 100mcgs of Synthroid three months ago), so I must have passed the point...
    ... right when she says to lower your armour and take some synthroid ... as you know, your T3 is way high and that can...

  14. Some of my lab results...please help interpret!
    ... 5.5...I know old range) This was when I was on Synthroid 150mcg and actually feeling human and having a period...
    ... I couldn't tolerate even the smallest dose of Synthroid without it making me hyper. After mickey-mousing...

  15. Some of my lab results...please help interpret!
    ... 5.5...I know old range) This was when I was on Synthroid 150mcg and actually feeling human and having a period...

  16. hypothyroid is gone? Please help.
    ... will happen next. However, when I began taking Synthroid , I had a quick and extreme result from it which quickly ... stopping it. Clearly, I needed some kind of med, but Synthroid wasn't it. I started taking Armour thyroid and have ... had no reaction like the one I had with Synthroid . Bottom line is... if you feel a return of the...

  17. Panic Attacks
    ... been having panic attacks and have just begun taking Synthroid 50mcg. My doctor has put me on Lorazepam for the...

  18. Dr. Visit Tomorrow......
    ... Hello Everyone, I have been on Synthroid 50mcg for over 2 months now and had blood work done ... months back and it was normal? I thought taking the Synthroid would make my symptoms go away not worse? :) I don...
    ... your dr into letting you use Nature-Throid instead of Synthroid , it costs about 5 or 6 dollars for a 30 day supply...
    ... My Dr. Gives me samples of Synthroid so I don't have to pay for it. Anyways, I did go...
    ... The Armour thyroid is really cheap......taking the Synthroid isn't helping you and you should be changed as soon...
    ... about them. Then you won't have to be stuck taking Synthroid , which doesn't work for everyone....

  19. Funky labs, what is going on?
    ... something though, I have read that some people add some Synthroid to their Armour, but if T4 turns into T3, then what...

  20. Hypothyroid and weight loss/gain??
    ... contributed to most of my weight gain. However, I am on .75 Synthroid for that and it is under control. Any suggestions...
    ... for fatigue and was dxed hypo. Was put on 100 mcg synthroid , then in six months upped to 150 mcg. and held there...
    ... contributed to most of my weight gain. However, I am on .75 Synthroid for that and it is under control. Any suggestions...

  21. Test Results - Need Advice Before Seeing Dr. Today
    ... results were high. I have been taking 25 mg. of Synthroid for 8 weeks. He says to continue taking this same...
    ... T4/T3 were before you started meds. It may be that Synthroid isn't the right med for your body. It made my FT4...

  22. Vacation
    ... thought or nae HOPED that with the increased dose of synthroid that for once, my immune system will slough off these...

  23. ER Visit - Thyroid or Heart?
    ... Dx - Hashimotos’s Rx - Synthroid 75/88mcg Today I went to the ER because lately ... spite of the fatigue. I have tried taking 88mcg Synthroid everyday, but it doesn’t relieve the fatigue and ... I feel like I am going hyper. I have been taking Synthroid for ten years and up to two years age everything was ... fine. Is is possible that the Synthroid is no longer working for me? All comments are appreciated...
    ... soaring right now my TSH is low. I didn't do well on Synthroid because it felt like it made my hashi symptoms (hyper...
    ... Dx - Hashimotos’s Rx - Synthroid 75/88mcg Today I went to the ER because lately ... spite of the fatigue. I have tried taking 88mcg Synthroid everyday, but it doesn’t relieve the fatigue and ... I feel like I am going hyper. I have been taking Synthroid for ten years and up to two years age everything was ... fine. Is is possible that the Synthroid is no longer working for me? All comments are appreciated ... will treat you with Armour. It works better than Synthroid because it supplements all your T needs. It has T4 ... since your FT4 is too low, this isn't helping. Synthroid isn't going to work as well because it assumes that ... you need. Not so!! You'll find that most people on Synthroid still have unresolved issues that the doctor doesn ... Armour being dirty and unreliable, just tell him that Synthroid is the one on recall...again...for dosage variation ... pass FDA standards...and keeps up with them, unlike Synthroid . Armour has been out 50 years longer than Synthroid ... . When Synthroid was discovered (synthetic T4) it had to make a niche ... to use the Free T3 because it would show that the Synthroid wasn't doing what they claimed. They said that your...

  24. My story -- unlike the doctors -- I know you will listen
    ... thyroid. It is not a thyroid test (despite what the Synthroid people tell the doctor). I don't particularly like ... Synthroid and if you read enough of these board messages you...
    ... ouragement when you are down. I am hypo and have been on synthroid for 7 years now. I also have arthritis in my neck ... hypo. I can't tell U even if you are dxed that synthroid is the drug for you. I don't know, I am not a medical ... daughter's inlaws are all hypo. All of them are on synthroid . There doesn't seem to be a Dr. in all of PA who will ... These 16 people, including myself, have all been on synthroid , some of them for over 40 years; and done well. ... have had cytomel added to help their systems use the synthroid . I think the real problem is finding a Dr. who ... give you whatever medication is right for you, be it synthroid , armour or anything else. The hard part is going...
    ... is best. They don't pay attention to the hype from Synthroid . Facts: If you look up the recalls for drugs, Synthroid ... and dosage. It is not dirty, nor is it unreliable. Synthroid can't make that claim. They're in hot water again ... year...again. The reason for this history lesson: Synthroid funds many medical colleges, guess which theory is ... being taught? The one where Synthroid will shine....use only TSH and Free T4 tests and that ... way it will never show that Synthroid (all T4) is deficient. If the doc did a Free T3,...

  25. Lab results
    ... processing my meds. Collected 6/22/2004 while on Synthroid 150 mcg & 175 mcg alternating days TSH reflex to ... 122 (87-178) Collected 5/14/2004 while on Synthroid 175 mcg daily TSH 0 ... 0.6 (8.3-10.5) Collected 4/13/2004 while on Synthroid 188 mcg daily TSH 0...
    ... thinking, as are osteopathic doc who aren't hooked on Synthroid . Nearly everyone on these boards who takes Synthroid...

  26. Endo and GP both have different test results....What dO I do now?
    ... during my May visit. He decided to keep me on 50 mcgs Synthroid at the time. He did remind me, however that it would...

  27. CAn someone please give me there opinion
    ... others as well. It turned out though, that I needed my synthroid increased and that was done 3 months ago. I don't...

  28. Strange lump in throat feeling.......Doctors against Armour & Free T-3
    ... all the info with great interest. I've been taking synthroid 100mcg for about 6 yrs and although all this time ... if anything she said she would suggest raising the synthroid dose. She glanced at the info I printed about Mary ... her opinion and goes on & on about how much better synthroid is. She said she'll do a Free T-4 but refused doing ... done. She said Armour is old and unstable, whereas Synthroid is extremely better and said she was NOT about to ... other thing... I accidentally skipped this morning synthroid and noticed the lump feeling in my throat did not ... to have it increased. What is it with doctors and synthroid and the Free T-3 test? Another thing that scares...
    ... trying to get off a caffeine addiction and took her Synthroid late due to having to have blood work done. :D ...
    ... for each person. She immediately increased my synthroid to 125 mcg. No one here does free T3 either. I would ... long as the liver is healthy it will convert T4, ( synthroid ), to T3 as needed. She is not against it, she just ... concentration varries from animal to animal. With synthroid , the concentration is constant. Made sense to me ... throat sometimes. It isn't all the time since my synthroid was increased but before that it was all the time...
    ... hate to contradict patience. She's doing well on her Synthroid , and we're all glad of that. But the majority of ... searches using the keywords "Armour recalls" and " Synthroid recalls" or "Levoxyl recalls". The differences are ... striking. Armour has never been recalled; Synthroid is just getting over yet another lawsuit by the FDA ... schools that accept huge amounts of funding from the Synthroid manufacturer. That practically assures that their ... "party line" complete with hook and sinker. When Synthroid came on the market in the 1940's, a full 50 years...

  29. upping dosage?
    ... should mention it I was going to ask it myself. I am on Synthroid 25mg. For the last 3 days I've upped it to 50 and...
    ... Well here I am one week later on 50mg of Synthroid ....... :D I feel much better. I'm still trying to...
    ... Bonnie) 3 months ago I asked my doctor to up my synthroid from 50mg to 75mg and for this past time my energy...

  30. Question about TSH level and hypothyroidism
    ... Not all endos are willing to Rx Armour... They are Synthroid lovers, by and large. That isn't good. The best...
    ... all the info with great interest. I've been taking synthroid 100mcg for about 6 yrs and although all this time ... 0.43 and if anything she would suggest raising the synthroid dose. She also said we'll do a Free T-4 but refused ... done. She said Armour is old and unstable, whereas Synthroid is extremely better and said she was NOT about to ... other thing... I accidentally skipped this morning synthroid and noticed the lump feeling in my throat did not ... to have it increased. What is it with doctors and synthroid and the Free T-3 test?...
    ... shot at that crack about Armour being "soooo old" and Synthroid being better!)...

  31. Will it ever go away??
    ... as your hypo because that's what's causing it. If Synthroid (levoxyl) may not work for you and you may need to...

  32. pregnant, doctor found thyroid nodule..scared..
    ... medication until almost 9 months later. I have been on Synthroid .25 all the way up to .175. As soon as my #'s almost...

  33. Attention All You Great Guru's
    ... than before. This was with a change of 25mg more of synthroid (eltroxin) I also note the glucose has dropped a...
    ... thyroid runs on) ... so with additional medication ( synthroid , or T4), your T4 has gone down significantly!!! ... changed since january, so ... i'd ask for more T4 (or synthroid , which converts to T3, the gas ... yadda yadda), unless...

  34. Disturbing Doctor Visit Today - Please Help!
    ... showed my TSH level at 3.8. He started me on 25 mg. of Synthroid at that time. Today my doctor told me that the level...

  35. My health is not improving since visiting the endo
    ... and had a raspy voice. My family doctor upped my Synthroid to 150 mcg and referred me to an endocrinologist. ... In March, the endo decided we should go on 137.5 Synthroid after some blood work. My energy level decreased...

  36. 200 mcg's of Synthroid daily
    ... gland just dried up and died for some reason. His synthroid was increased as he grew. He was checked every 3...
    ... Go to the actual Synthroid web sight and you will find useful information on ... the drug. My mom just got put on 300mcg of Synthroid and according to the web sight, "300mcg/day is rare...

  37. Armour-Life altering medication????
    ... after you've reached your 'optimal' dose. I took Synthroid for 3 months, and went hyper on it at the smallest ... didn't get the joint pain and anorexia I got with Synthroid . I've been taking Armour for 9 months, and I can...
    ... clarity and focus within two weeks of starting the Synthroid , and - of all crazy things - my eyebrows grew back...
    ... FT3 and FT4 need to be in upper to high range, how Synthroid sucks and everything that “they” (the standard...

  38. Exersize = hypo for days
    ... Dx - Hashimoto’s Rx - Synthroid 75/88mcg If I over exercise, and it doesn’t take...
    ... me, i still think something is interfering with my synthroid (altho' at my last blood test a month ago, my TSH ... have to know when you're going to cycle, b/c doesn't synthroid take at least a week to build up? i'm much better ... was in toronto then) 4.) i currently take 175mcg synthroid (july 12) on and off, i've been taking cytomel...

  39. Safe Diet Aids?????
    ... effortlessly. By the way, I am hypo and just started synthroid and cytomel in the last 4 months. Diana...

  40. Been treated for a year...still foggy..need help
    ... My Dr. insists that I just need to keep taking my Synthroid . I see Synthroid posters and flyers all over the...
    ... me a while just to find a doctor that would give me Synthroid and it's taking almost as long to get a doctor that...
    ... hypoT respond better to some T3. The fact that Synthroid ads are all over the hospital says a lot about who ... pocket. $$$ Fact is... many people don't do well on Synthroid . I'm one of them. Post your latest test results ... Rx a trial of Armour, she might be working more in Synthroid 's interest than in yours. You'd be better off with...

  41. More Good news I think, maybe
    ... Dr. suggested when this happens try taking an extra synthroid . What a difference. For 2 days there I felt almost...
    ... scare you, but once she had the surgery and was put on Synthroid to drop her TSH to "0" so if there was any left it...
    ... undermedicated. However, my new Dr. has increased my synthroid , and while I know U it isn't your medicine of choice...
    ... s story, but she had a stroke from a wrong dose of Synthroid that a doctor Rx'ed for her, so I know what powerful...
    ... Dr. suggested when this happens try taking an extra synthroid . What a difference. For 2 days there I felt almost...
    ... s story, but she had a stroke from a wrong dose of Synthroid that a doctor Rx'ed for her, so I know what powerful...
    ... seeing an Dr. now who has her on cytomel as well as synthroid . I have some meds left from my old script and that...
    ... researching the possibility of osteoP from too much synthroid (not proven -- the study i have says it makes no difference...
    ... if she didn't have any problem with AF before the Synthroid , and she did shortly after the Synthroid, who wouldn ... 't surmise that it was too much Synthroid that caused it? Especially since the quack who was...
    ... Hi JB, I only take synthroid . When I was dx Dr. started me on 100 mcg. After ... only one they do for thyroid), 10.8 so they increased synthroid to 125 mcg. DH company changed ins again and I could ... any Dr. in my area who prescribes anything except synthroid . Even the internet doesn't list any. I'm not one...
    ... using Chris's way it would be 144 mcg. Unfortunately synthroid goes up or down my 25 mcg increments so I am going...
    ... anti-seizure drugs are possibly interfering with my synthroid , but has no solution other than to have me cut back...

  42. Need Advice--Very confused
    ... I had gone to way hypothyroid. I was switched to Synthroid and told to get a second opinion. I got the 2nd...

  43. Synthroid and Insomnia - Help
    ... I have been on 50mcg of Synthroid for 2 months now and I haven't noticed any sleeplessness ... ? My TSH before the Synthroid was 5.53 and now it is down to normal at 1.485. I ... ve ever dreamed before? I'm not sure if it's the Synthroid though? If you are having trouble sleeping then maybe...

  44. Need Information on combination meds FT4 too Low
    ... of you that are taking combinations of armour and synthroid . I want to know how much of each you are taking. The...

  45. Just curious
    ... learned so much from this site. I was put on 25 mg. Synthroid and told to come back in 6-8 weeks for another blood...

  46. Help me arm myself for my doctors appt.
    ... too low, so you will want some type of T4 (Levoxyl, Synthroid , Levothroid or maybe even Armour), BUT until we know...
    ... stick with a T4 only med, there are many available, Synthroid , Unithroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid. Your dr is obviously...

  47. Armour
    ... asking. I take Armour and absolutely swear by it. Synthroid was a dog for me...after 3 years of nothingness, I...

  48. Is this a Normal Proceedure??
    ... earlier. Is this normal proceedure? Also, I am on Synthroid .075(mcg). Do I stay on that dose for a while, or...

  49. Synthroid dosage
    ... I'd be worried for her too. Look up Synthroid 's prescribing information at their website. Here ... excess of 400 pounds, I truly doubt she needs that much Synthroid . Even if she is that heavy, it still doesn't follow ... needed. If she won't believe you when you show her Synthroid 's own dose recommendations, it's unlikely anything...
    ... but maybe if I show her the information form the Synthroid web site she might question her doctor....
    ... and I have no doubt her doctor's inexpertise with Synthroid caused it. IMO, there's no doubt that doubling...

  50. need input on Cytomel dilemma
    ... is going to give a clear picture of the dosing of Synthroid that I need? I don't think so. Anyway, from everything...
    ... I take 25 mcg of Cytomel along with 75 mcg of Synthroid . I don't have any problems with Cytomel. I don't...

  51. Hypothyroidism and Psychological Problems
    ... Predisone (5mg) Dexamethasone (0.25mg) Florinef (0.1mg) Synthroid (50 micrograms) But he was taking his medicine...

  52. Lab Results??
    ... months ago with a TSH of 5.53. The Dr. put me on 50mcg Synthroid . I had to do blood work to check my TSH this week ... level was 1.485. Is it possible that this low dose of Synthroid could lower my TSH this much in this amount of time ... weight! The Dr. told me when he started me on the Synthroid that it would help me lose weight? That was two months...
    ... Is it possible that this low dose of Synthroid could lower my TSH this much in this amount of time...
    ... since it has been 2 months since I began taking the Synthroid ? I am sleeping less and my periods are much better ... people just don't lose any weight when they are on Synthroid ? Of course it would be my luck to be one of those...

  53. Lab Results (I think they look alright)
    ... drug to add later, if necessary? I used to be on Synthroid and just did not like it. I felt horrible all of...
    ... which to choose that may not have the side effects Synthroid gives you. Unithroid, Levothroid, and Levoxyl are...

  54. Questions re: Nodule/FNA this week
    ... lobe removed for a nodule years ago). I thought my synthroid needed to be increased b/c I have trouble loosing ... Endo sent me to a surgeon as I was told since my synthroid was decreased, the nodule would probably grow. In...

  55. Synthroid and gastric disturbances?
    ... Jilly, It seems like 125 mcg of Synthroid might be a high dose to start on especially if you ... you are experiencing could by related to the dose of Synthroid you are on - I suspect it might be (although I'm hypo ... mention that I did give up caffeine when I started the Synthroid because I felt so jittery - I don't know how much...
    ... my caffeine. I wait the full hour after taking the synthroid before eating or drinking _anything_. While I've been...

  56. Can TSH level affect the heart????
    ... June 2003 because of nodules. I'm now on 88 mcg of Synthroid which I've been on for quite a while now. I'm sure...

  57. New Here: Question about tingling hands...
    ... tingling hands and facial twitches. Since I have been on Synthroid the tingling and twitches have stopped though. As...

  58. with Hashimoto's, do i need to change my diet?
    ... diagnosed, etc. I stay away from soy now and am on 75 mcg synthroid . I also try to stay away from other goitrogons. ...

  59. Anyone had this happen?
    ... and antihistamine in it. For my thyroid, I take Synthroid .075(mcg). I don't know too much about it yet, but...
    ... Klonopin 1mg a day for my panic attacks. Now I am on Synthroid for my thyroid. They just keep adding up every few...
    ... have had the least side effects with it. Does the Synthroid have any side effects? I am considering calling My...
    ... t know why the Tylenol makes me so tired. The Synthroid , so far, has no side affects at all. Well, there is...

  60. Sore eyes in mornings?
    ... I'm on Synthroid 50 mcg - I don't think it is nearly enough. Endo ... been to him before so we'll see... I've been on the Synthroid for about 6 weeks and truly don't feel much better...
    ... I'm on Synthroid 50 mcg - I don't think it is nearly enough. Endo ... been to him before so we'll see... I've been on the Synthroid for about 6 weeks and truly don't feel much better ... the lab ranges. Since you're not reacting well to Synthroid and are having muscle pains, I'd have to say, ask ... till switch you to Armour. I personally do not like Synthroid , and if you read these accounts carefully, you will ... notice people that continually write, I feel fine on Synthroid , but still can't sleep, gaining weight, losing hair...

  61. Interpretation of Free T4
    ... doesn't know that as he won't give me more thyroxine ( synthroid ). I was on 0.088 synthroid when i had these tests...
    ... 3/4 grain of Armour isn't equivalent to your .088 Synthroid . A full grain approximates the .088 more closely ... bump in order to get back to a dose closer to the Synthroid 's....
    ... realise that the 45 mgs is NOT equivalent to .088 synthroid and i had asked him for 60 mgs, but he would not go...

  62. Just a hello and introduction
    ... t make it through the day. I was on .050 mg of Synthroid for about a year (Oct 2002 - Nov, 2003), and doing ... started breaking down again and I ended up on .075 mg of Synthroid in Dec, 2003. I've had to go through a couple more ... feeling better, but not quite fine. I'm up to .15 mg of Synthroid now and my TSH is down to 3.2 (same range). My new...
    ... gained 8 lbs in April alone!!) Even with the .15 of Synthroid , I've been unable to lose any of that weight, though ... board and the research on the web that the .15 mg of Synthroid isn't quite working. I do feel better than I did ... And I'm still constipated. Even if this dosage of Synthroid is correct for me, I need my doctor to figure out...
    ... changed ins and I had to change Dr. That Dr. told me synthroid was too high and dropped it by 1/3. I gained 12 to...

  63. New Test Results
    ... putting out enough T3, although your T4 isn't real low. Synthroid just wouldn't work for you at any rate, you'd have ... Cytomel right away. He started you too high on the Synthroid and no Cytomel. He doesn't know what he's doing,...

  64. midwest -- what is thyroid myopathy?
    ... hypo can cause osteoP (my endo says that too much synthroid can cause osteoP) ... i think i may still have osteoP ... relapse anyway? is it normal? am i taking too much synthroid (the osteoP thing), given that my hypo is still not...
    ... my feet and shins began to cramp at night. Went on Synthroid , the pain got worse, but that might be because the...
    ... my feet and shins began to cramp at night. Went on Synthroid , the pain got worse, but that might be because the...
    ... my feet and shins began to cramp at night. Went on Synthroid , the pain got worse, but that might be because the...

  65. eating disordered with thyroid disease.
    ... this for about 3 or 4 years. I am on 100 mcg's of synthroid but i'm not losing any weight and i dont eat like...
    ... this for about 3 or 4 years. I am on 100 mcg's of synthroid but i'm not losing any weight and i dont eat like ... and lose a few pounds, it'll come right back. The Synthroid people have most docs brainwashed into thinking that ... glands, and each batch is tested for dosage...unlike Synthroid , which is being sued for dosage variances of more ... than 20% (the FDA only allows 10%). Synthroid was almost pulled off the market last year because...
    ... and all she (the DR.) was that i needed to take the synthroid and i am taking 100 mcg's. whatever that means. i...
    ... Hashimoto's disease also. I was just prescribed 100mcg of Synthroid on Thursday. I was dx with Hashimoto's almost a yr...
    ... and all she (the DR.) was that i needed to take the synthroid and i am taking 100 mcg's. whatever that means. i...

  66. new to board. what is the whorst symptoms?
    ... prescribed is eltroxin -- in the US they have only synthroid , i think, but in canada at least, they have eltroxin ... AND synthroid -- correct me if i'm wrong ;) ... anyhoo, i think...

  67. Blood work tomorrow
    ... we shall see what is up with the increased dose of synthroid . (numbers I mean) what is requisitioned is ... in meds, (not to mention from Eltroxin, to the name Synthroid ) Follow up appt to see the doctor re: this test...
    ... I went to the Dr and asked him to put me back on Synthroid . He asked me if I was sure- that we could pursue ... anything that I wanted,instead of going back on the Synthroid . (he's really a sweetie) I told him I was tired ... over it. He put me back on 2.5 mg (or .250 mcg) of synthroid - the last known dose that my body responded well ... he woudn't even be adverse to adding cytomel to the synthroid . I guess one pill doesn't fit all. Some people...
    ... happy that you are feeling a tad better back on your synthroid . You did give the armour a good run for its money ... I asked for an increase of meds (now on 75mg of synthroid , upped from 50mg) No loss in weight, but I am sleeping...

  68. Confusing symptoms
    ... with something new. I have been on increased synthroid , 125 mcg, for a little over 2 months now and new Dr...

  69. What is the difference?
    ... that even though I am balanced with the dosage of Synthroid I am on I will eventually lose all funtion to my thyroid...

  70. new lab results......
    ... patients. You'll be wasting your time. I don't like Synthroid , which is all T4. It just doesn't seem to work that ... body needs both the T3 and T4 supplemented, which Synthroid does not do. Good luck and keep us posted! Judy...

  71. New to Synthroid
    ... [FONT=Comic Sans MS]Personally I dislike Synthroid all the way. It's only T4, and you need T3 supplemented ... also. I took Synthroid for 3 years and my doc was going to decrease the dose ... response to your T4 level, not your thyroid level. The Synthroid people do not want docs to use anything but the TSH...
    ... I have been on synthroid from the beginning, 7 years. I never started on ... is hypo since he was 10 and has been on nothing but synthroid for 24 years now and has done very well. No Dr. around...
    ... working or not. In my case I have done very well with synthroid only, except that I am weight challenged. way tooooo ... miles, to a Dr. who prescribes Cytomel to go with her synthroid . Just remember U know your body and how you feel...

  72. Sinthroid side effects?
    ... I truly doubt that after 2 years the Synthroid would be causing such an effect on your system. Synthroid...

  73. Blood test today
    ... to go off my long spiel about not liking thyroxine ( Synthroid ). It's a sore subject with me. Just keep a look...

  74. Normal TSH level
    ... more medication, or another kind. I take .113 mcg of synthroid .(the pink synthroid pill). Thanks for any information...

  75. Checkup report
    ... Comic Sans MS]Hi........first question, Armour and Synthroid do the same thing to the pituitary. When the pituitary ... TSH. When there is enough T4 (which both Armour and Synthroid are substituting for lack of) the pituitary cuts back ... of thyroid. I do not care how many people swear by Synthroid , if you read there testimonies carefully, there is...