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  1. Getting trial of cytomel...have questions
    ... miller01, I take 25 mcg of cytomel along with 75 mcg of synthroid . I haven't had any bad reaction to the cytomel. ... doctor switched to cytomel. Since the doctor upped the synthroid for me I have been feeling much better. I hope you...

  2. Why test TSH, Free T3 & T4, antibodies?
    ... I have never considered taking anything other than Synthroid in 12 years. I will always insist on getting my T3...

  3. Lab results
    ... being tested monthly and am receiving increases in Synthroid . I don’t have the prior month test in front of ... the scale? Anyway, when I said yes, they bumped my Synthroid up from .88 to 1.12 and I am to retest in another...

  4. Weight Loss while on Armour
    ... that seem like enought even though when I switch from Synthroid I was taking 250 mcg. Any help would be great. ...
    ... that seem like enought even though when I switch from Synthroid I was taking 250 mcg. Any help would be great. ...

  5. armour, synthroid, levoxyl.....
    ... Armour is natural T3/T4, Levoxyl and Synthroid are synthetic T4 only. All are used to treat hypo...

  6. Went to see doc today
    ... having a rough time starting 2 weeks after starting the synthroid .I developed symptoms I have never had before and felt ... have alot more) and I felt good the first 2 weeks on synthroid .He recommends I stop synthroid for 2 days then document...
    ... re having allergic reactions to the fillers in the synthroid ?...
    ... very accurate as each and every batch is tested. Synthroid was going to be pulled off the market last year because...
    ... is under "1"....and from the reaction you had with Synthroid , it's not right for you, although you were headed...
    ... levoxyl, in case it is an "allergy" or "bad reaction" to synthroid .He just wanted to start the levoxyl on a "clean slate ... other tests are good.My early guess is so far that synthroid did not agree with me for some reason.I hope the levoxyl...
    ... and muscle pain and a complete loss of appetite on Synthroid , but they didn't know that was possible. The primary ... autoimmune diseases, but the symptoms were from the Synthroid itself. If your doctor truly doesn't care about...
    ... problem.He is still treating that.I am just stopping synthroid for 2 days for it top clear my system then I am starting...

  7. Lost my job...
    ... done and in a couple of months I will be starting my Synthroid . I think my boss did this on purpose. I can get a...

  8. excited or calmed with T3?
    ... I take Cytomel and Synthroid . I was kind of jittery at first but once I got used ... to it I felt good. I take 25 of Cytomel with 75 Synthroid . It has taken me a long time to feel good....

  9. Same dosage or increase dosage?
    ... able to get my levels to normalish by taking 50mcg synthroid daily. Most of my worst symptoms have disappeared...
    ... Total T3 and Free T3. MRI says no tumor and if I take Synthroid I freak out. My last test the Free T3 came in just...
    ... hypothalamus? Have you tried anything other than Synthroid ?...

  10. Next Best Step?
    ... I am newly dx hypoT.I started my synthroid & felt better than I had in years for about 2 weeks ... being more hypoT: but could it be a drug reaction to synthroid or a lack of T3?I don't know what a good next step...
    ... -- maybe your body doesn't like the filler in the Synthroid . Maybe you could switch to Levoxyl or Levothyroxine...
    ... I had the same kind of reaction when I started Synthroid . It hit me like a ton of bricks. Before the end ... disorders. Neither he nor the endo who had Rx'd the Synthroid seemed aware that such crashes happen often when starting ... 6-week trial at least. But I have to tell you, Synthroid made me feel worse. I never did feel better with...

  11. Midwest....got those labs back, can you tell me what you think?
    ... earlier with some symtoms that I believed were from the Synthroid .....my endo had order all kinds of blood tests to ... on an Rx that she believed it was an allergy to the synthroid fillers/dye and suggested that I change to Nature...
    ... only synthetic, different binders and fillers than Synthroid . I am pretty sensitive to stuff and have never had ... done the lab tech said more people loose more hair on Synthroid and not on Unithroid, I never lost a lot on it. ...
    ... and calves. I felt it was a hypersensitivity to the Synthroid , and the endo just wanted to make sure there were...

  12. New Here,, Please Help
    ... stay on the current medications which are Cytomel and Synthroid . I have been feeling so much better than I have in...

  13. Synthroid side effects
    ... see your post. I recently began taking .25 mg. of Synthroid also and I've felt terrible - lots of headaches, muscle...
    ... I am taking .75MCG's of synthroid and I never had any of those symptoms. After a few ... days taking the synthroid , I felt wonderful. Talk to your prescribing physician ... about how you feel while taking Synthroid . Did you read the paper that comes with the medicine...
    ... when I was first dx'd and put on meds. I started on Synthroid 50mcs. I wound up having to switch to the generic ... also very possible that you're not getting enough t4 ( Synthroid ) which is what I'm suspecting with the low dose you...
    ... an underactive thyroid. My GP put me on .25MCG of synthroid and it aggravated my panic attacks severely, I stopped ... as he said the drugs used to treat this are similar( synthroid , levoxythroid, and one other one)....

  14. sugar related question
    ... got a bladder infection on top of it. I do not like Synthroid and am a strong believer in Armour (or one of the ... require. Takes a few months to get it right....as does Synthroid . Armour is not a dirty product as the Synthroid believers ... would have you think. In fact, Synthroid is being sued for inconsistency, not Armour! Anyway ... along with the ranges. They do only the FT4 because Synthroid people don't want you to know that you might need ... T3 too......since Synthroid is supposed to be so perfect (sorry, I get mad). ...

  15. One for you wonderful Canadian hypo ladies
    ... results in a week. I'm so thrilled. I've been on Synthroid and still not feeling well and my endo would only...
    ... results in a week. I'm so thrilled. I've been on Synthroid and still not feeling well and my endo would only...
    ... t work I suppose I could try adding Cytomel to the Synthroid . What do you think about doing that? Is it ever...
    ... t work I suppose I could try adding Cytomel to the Synthroid . What do you think about doing that? Is it ever ... sure midwest can answer that one) .. otherwise, synthroid is just T4, and the theory (which is right) is that ... i'm currently on 175/200mcg eltroxtin (T4, same as synthroid ) and a little cytomel, b/c my T3 needs to be quite ... the odd person finds it has too much T3), resort to synthroid and cytomel (cytomel has a great range of dosage levels...
    ... my doc about it and he ignored my request to up the synthroid from .088 to .1.00. Oh well, he must have a reason...
    ... my doc about it and he ignored my request to up the synthroid from .088 to .1.00. Oh well, he must have a reason ... ll go for another one tomorrow A.M. and not take my synthroid -- i'm sure it'll be back around 13 ....

  16. How do you take your Levoxyl?
    ... PM. Most docs won't do the FT3 if they're sold on Synthroid usage as that would mean you'd find out that you also ... need T3 medication, and that would show that Synthroid wasn't the perfect solution that they want you to ... believe. The Synthroid people want you to believe that Armour is dirty and ... They test every batch for purity and dosage..... Synthroid , on the other hand is being sued for inconsistent ... t give in if this isn't working for you! I was on Synthroid .050 mg for 3 years and didn't know any better. It...

  17. Anyone else seem to "CYCLE" back and forth as Hypo??
    ... At this point I am thinking about just taking the Synthroid again and not caring if my T3's shoot off the charts...
    ... At this point I am thinking about just taking the Synthroid again and not caring if my T3's shoot off the charts...

  18. Hypo Treatments
    ... the usually means is synthetic T4 in the form of Synthroid , Levoxyl or Levothroid. For some (alot?) of patients...
    ... level. It is NOT a thyroid test.....as much as the Synthroid company would like you to believe! These were my ... female and have no cardiac issues. In my experience, Synthroid (synthetic T4) is NOT the drug of choice. It has ... They were trained in schools that are funded by Synthroid ....who do you think they're going to listen to? Of...

  19. Questions regarding hypothyroidism
    ... thyroid function and then stick you on a small dose of Synthroid . When you still don't feel better, he'll probably...

  20. Hypothyroid, Acid Reflux & Synthroid
    ... need to try a different brand of meds, it may be the Synthroid causing you problems....
    ... Had my first TSH test since I began the Synthroid this past week. Waiting for the results from the...
    ... hypothyroid early April 2004 and started on 50mcg of Synthroid daily. It seems that ever since I started on the ... Synthroid my Acid Reflux & Heartburn (chest pain) has been almost...

  21. levoxyl and thyrolar: anyone switch between these?
    ... I was on Thyrolar and Synthroid for awhile but had to switch Thyrolar for Cytomel ... switched. It took awhile to tweek my Cytomel and Synthroid before I started feeling better. I didn't like to...

  22. Thyroid producing antibodies and causing hives
    ... visit to an allergist. Went to an endo and am now on Synthroid . Still get hives and swollen lips (only been on Synthroid...
    ... visit to an allergist. Went to an endo and am now on Synthroid . Still get hives and swollen lips (only been on Synthroid ... go away. [FONT=Comic Sans MS]It's obvious that the Synthroid is not right for you. There are fillers and binders ... that will also cause more hives. I don't like Synthroid myself because it's incomplete. Most people do much ... enough T3 anyway, so you might as well supplement it. Synthroid theory is that you will make all that you need, not ... a real supposition, but it sells Synthroid (all T4). Good luck and keep us posted on your own...
    ... I've read that Synthroid causes hair loss. How about Armour? Are there any...

  23. Here's My Lab Results....Please Help!!
    ... feet, ankles and wrists. I am currently taking .25 mg synthroid . Here are my most recent labs: TSH 0.02 (0,40 ... damage to other organs?? Has anyone had trouble with synthroid and experienced similar problems like I am having ... before he decides that I just may be allergic to the synthroid . I am just worn out from this whole thing and all...
    ... thyroidism --- was it like this before you started taking Synthroid ? Why exactly were you prescribed Synthroid?...
    ... very much like mine did when I had to stop taking Synthroid .... Suppressed TSH, high normal FT4 and above-range...
    ... imoutrunning, I am taking Synthroid because I had a TT due to follicular cancer. My TSH ... that he is willing to try other things beside the Synthroid (AMEN!!). I did read on the Synthroid site that there...

  24. Midwest, How are you?
    ... results he also thinks it might be a reaction to my Synthroid . Have you been tested for this?...
    ... those 'muscle' diseases shortly after starting on Synthroid . Unbeknownst to me and my stupid PCP, I was having...
    ... those 'muscle' diseases shortly after starting on Synthroid . Unbeknownst to me and my stupid PCP, I was having ... It seems to come and go, but now with being on the Synthroid it is quite a bit worse. It would be interesting to...

  25. going to gyn (not endo)..need advice
    ... working with me to find the right dosage. I am on synthroid and cytomel and it seems to be doing the trick. My...

  26. Need Help!!
    ... I am having a lot of trouble with the .25 synthroid . I am progressively getting more hypothyroid each ... before I took the medicine. I have only taken the .25 synthroid for 6 days; 1/2 dose 2 days before. The week before...
    ... Synthroid is a T4 only med and takes a while to get out of your...
    ... I am having a lot of trouble with the .25 synthroid . I am progressively getting more hypothyroid each ... before I took the medicine. I have only taken the .25 synthroid for 6 days; 1/2 dose 2 days before. The week before ... you are going through completely..I had trouble with Synthroid and levoxyl as well..I hope you get to feeling better...
    ... some can't, it sends the body haywire. Midwest tried Synthroid and it sent her hyper quite quickly, she switched...
    ... Eleni, I can totally relate.I am 5 weeks into the synthroid .I feel like crap :) .Some days are better than others ... .I felt real bad before synthroid ,then started the meds & the first 2 weeks I felt good ... I feel as bad, some days worse, than I did before synthroid .Everyone says it gets better & Some get worse before ... I want to see what my tests show.Does anyone take synthroid & Armour in a combo?...
    ... It's probably not the low dose Synthroid that's make you feel more hypothyroid, it's your need...

  27. What is your Armour Dose...Not sure if mine is right?
    ... guys thing that my dose is right. I was on 250mcg of Synthroid and I am now on 125mg of Armour. is this a high dose...
    ... you are about at the same dose as you were on the Synthroid ....

  28. Rise in TSH and Too Much T3?
    ... fatigued and have mild brain fog. I am was taking 75mcg Synthroid , but upped it to 75mcg and 88mcg alternate days since...

  29. PLEASE!!Need Help with Symptoms
    ... after my RAI on 4/20. I am currently taking .25 mg of Synthroid . I have been having some joint pain, mostly in my ... with all of you to see if these are symtoms from the Synthroid ?? An input will be greatly appreciated! Thanks, Claudia...
    ... It doesn't sound like side-effects of synthroid . It sounds like you don't have ENOUGH synthroid and ... appointment on the 10th as you will most likely need your Synthroid dosage upped. I was on 100mcg of Levoxyl within two...
    ... becomes 75 mcg. I had bad muscle pain after starting Synthroid , so that might be what yours is from, too. Swelling...

  30. Any negative comments on Armour?
    ... I have been on 100mcg of synthroid since 9/03 when I was diagnosed with a TSH of 111 ... Is there anyone who tried it and felt better on the synthroid ?...
    ... I have been on 100mcg of synthroid since 9/03 when I was diagnosed with a TSH of 111 ... Is there anyone who tried it and felt better on the synthroid ? Natural meds help a lot with the brain fog and...
    ... on Armour for three weeks now after switching from Synthroid use for over two years, and being on thyroid hormone ... be. I would and will recommend that anyone taking Synthroid and is having the same problems as the rest of us...

  31. Synthroid and Vivid Dreams - Weird Huh
    ... YES! When I first started taking Synthroid (10 weeks ago), I had some really interesting, long...
    ... I was switched from our Eltroxin (canada) 50mg to synthroid 75mg just now 6 or so weeks ago, after being on eltroxin ... scary, and some normal (as far as normal can go) Synthroid dreams for me were Halarious, I laughed outloud so...
    ... I was also on synthroid , .1mg and had really bizarre dreams, but I liked them ... did upon my request), I also wanted to switch from synthroid to armour and he was reluctant at first and I just...

  32. TSH 187 -Anyone else this high?
    ... I will look up those results. I was started on Synthroid 50 for 7 weeks, then tested again, that revealed a ... TSH of 78, so Synthroid was increased to 75, last month it was 4.3 and she ... normal. I feel 1000 times better since I've been on Synthroid ....
    ... when i was diagnosed. the doctor put me on the 100 synthroid and within 4 weeks it was down to about 5. I was...

  33. Does anyone take Dessicated Thyroid aka Armour Thyroid
    ... I was having problems with just taking my synthroid .I had no energy and I was gaining weight quickly. ... doctor and I talked about trying to add Cytomel to my synthroid . Then I asked him about dessicated thyroid and gave...
    ... I was having problems with just taking my synthroid .I had no energy and I was gaining weight quickly. ... doctor and I talked about trying to add Cytomel to my synthroid . Then I asked him about dessicated thyroid and gave...
    ... At the start of my treatment, I was given .075 mg Synthroid and went hyper on it after 6 weeks. The dose was ... and I've had little trouble at all taking it. The Synthroid was a huge shock to my system; the Armour is very...
    ... better and better. The big difference for me from Synthroid was that Armour did take away the brain fog and depression ... that synthroid did not. Make sure you give any medication at least...
    ... Synthroid made me sooooooo shakey and nervious. I was just...
    ... I was on 100mcg of Synthroid and switched to 90mg of Armour late Feburary of this ... get them but not to the extremes as when I was on Synthroid . I cut my Armour in half and take half in the morning...

  34. im back again for the 100th time : (
    ... gastrotestinal (sp?) problems...So now what do I do? Synthroid gives me the feeling of my heart jumping out of my...
    ... your dose is too high. I remeber when I first started synthroid (generic of your drug) I also had those symptoms,...
    ... also. I have heard so many with problems when taking Synthroid and even Levoxyl, but I have not heard of any for...
    ... also. I have heard so many with problems when taking Synthroid and even Levoxyl, but I have not heard of any for...
    ... even had a lab tech once tell me it was better than Synthroid and you don't loose as much hair with it as some tend ... to do with Synthroid . As I said I have not had any trouble with it. My...
    ... thinking of switching to Naturthroid. I have been on synthroid and levoxyl and have problems with both. Synthroid...

  35. Please help with Labs!!
    ... pituitary response, not a thyroid test, although the Synthroid drug company wants everyone to think it's relevant...

  36. Thyroid Peroxidase Question
    ... normal' range but my TPO was at 64. I was put on Synthroid right away. If you are having thyroiditis, that...

  37. Fascial burning sensation
    ... am not sure if this is or can be a side effect of Synthroid or even a symptom of Hashi, but my face is feeling ... feeling. I called the doc and he said to stop the Synthroid for a few days to see if that is the cause (I just ... started the Synthroid 5 days ago). Should I take this advise? I am scared...
    ... Welcome to the boards.... what dose of synthroid are you on? and have you experienced any other feelings ... and red, but it is not I just put it down to the synthroid making me feel better. Up to when I went on the meds...
    ... see if that helps. He did not think it was from the Synthroid , but I guess you never know. I will have to wait and...

  38. Thyroid - Cellulite? Possibly Dumb Question
    ... slowly hypo. I'm in the midst of being treated, 50 mcg Synthroid . (That dose will probably have to go up after my next...
    ... you had posted regarding cellulite. I started taking Synthroid about 3 years ago...though I had very little cellulite ... ...since I began taking synthroid I now have it all over. I am small framed I only weigh ... overweight. Also, I have actually thought about getting off synthroid and trying some natural remedies for hypothyroidism...
    ... website 3 years ago. I found a doctor who gave me, not Synthroid (tried that but didn't work), but Armour thyroid....
    ... underperforming thyroid (although years ago when I tried Synthroid , I gained even more weight). Also, like I stated...
    ... for any feedback. I actually stopped taking my synthroid for about a month to see if my cellulite would reduce ... joint pain and decided I better start back on the synthroid . I would like to have tried for a longer length of...
    ... Since then I've been through many dosage changes with Synthroid , kept working out. When my TSH finally got down under ... began to come off...but then my TSH went up again. Synthroid could not keep my TSH at my goal of 1.0 to 1.5 - even ... myself out of bed to be at the gym early while on Synthroid . Since Armour I'm at the gym at 6:30am feeling ready...
    ... would seem that relative to everyone's mail...that synthroid could be one of the causes of cellulite...would you...
    ... Comic Sans MS"][COLOR="Indigo"]My friends that are on Synthroid either can not lose weight or gained, while as my...
    ... so... If I switched from Synthroid to The Amour(SP?) I might have a better chance of...
    ... so... If I switched from Synthroid to The Amour(SP?) I might have a better chance of ... stretch of imagination! Armour thyroid has T4 (like Synthroid ), but also T3, T2, and T1. Although not perfect, ... is a natural product made from pork/beef thyroid. Synthroid is only a synthetic form of T4. Once your body doesn ... already have trouble converting enough into T3, how can Synthroid work for you? Of course not everyone has this issue...
    ... I would not expect the switch to armour from synthroid to allow weight loss. Although I am on armour and ... have taken to it much better than synthroid -- I have the weight problem as well. No matter how...
    ... normal range! I seriously doubt you'd lose weight, Synthroid or no, kept at that level. I couldn't lose a pound ... Regarding Armour effecting the body different than Synthroid , it's a matter of simple chemistry & physiology. ... and is not doing it properly, you won't feel good on Synthroid . Armour *already* has usable T3, the body doesn't...
    ... My mother-in-law is on Synthroid . She is very small, but she has cellulite all over ... thread, I am thinking it could be connected to the Synthroid ... This definitely concerned me because I have...
    ... ...cellulite seems to be connected to synthroid ...but does anyone know whether it may be connected...
    ... law. While her cellulite seems to be connected to Synthroid , she just goes to a general dr. for meds. She was ... primary dr. down here just writes a prescription for Synthroid . I am not sure how often her dr. checks her levels...

  39. Wierd sensations in throat/neck
    ... feeling!!! I have had it for 3 months. I just started Synthroid on Saturday. I am not sure if this will make the enlargemen...

  40. Taken meds for 2 days; feel worse
    ... everyone know how I am doing. I have taken the 25 mcg of synthroid for two days and feel that with each day I am getting...
    ... everyone know how I am doing. I have taken the 25 mcg of synthroid for two days and feel that with each day I am getting ... starting on medication. Personally, I prefer Armour. Synthroid did nothing for me. I started on 60 mg for 2 weeks...
    ... am going to ask the doctor if I can take 50mcg of synthroid instead or see if he will give me Armour....
    ... am going to ask the doctor if I can take 50mcg of synthroid instead or see if he will give me Armour. [FONT=Comic...

  41. Newbie; some Questions: Pain/Goiter/Antibodies...Surgery?
    ... thyroiditis and some hypothyroidism. I have been on Synthroid for the past 7 months and so far my thyroid levels ... like it is being squeezed or contracted, almost. Synthroid hasn't done anything to stop the goiter or the pain ... four: My energy levels are very low, and not even Synthroid is completely working on it. What do you other hypo...
    ... antibodies in the 600's. My doses are now 150mcg of Synthroid , and 10 mcg of Cytomel. Almost a year later I still...

  42. NEW-intro and question
    ... said I have Hashimoto thyroiditis and started me on Synthroid 50 mcg. I feel so let down that it took so many...
    ... report. Learn the different types of medication; Synthroid is synthetic T4, and while it may work for some people...
    ... I had no idea that there was a contoversy? with Synthroid . I am a little worried now. Can you give me any details...
    ... There's not much controversy about Synthroid ; in fact, I wish there was a lot more so it would ... plentiful. T3 is the most absorbable by the cells. Synthroid is T4 only; Armour is T4, T3, T2, T1... All of the ... Armour has been marketed since the late 1800's. Synthroid has only been around since 1955. At that time, its ... med students have been sold a bill of goods that Synthroid is the drug of choice for hypoT. When I started ... happy to get a diagnosis, so when the doc prescribed Synthroid , I was bound and determined that I would be satisfied ... fans. I refuse to say that no one has success with Synthroid ... I think probably some do, but I also think some...

  43. Recent Labs
    ... 1.2 (0.8 - 1.8) T3 1.8 (0.6 - 1.8) Rx = Synthroid 75mcg Dx = Hashimoto's All comments are appreciated...
    ... 1.2 (0.8 - 1.8) T3 1.8 (0.6 - 1.8) Rx = Synthroid 75mcg Dx = Hashimoto's All comments are appreciated...
    ... the past year I have been on 75mcg, 88mcg and 100mcg Synthroid . Most recently I was taking 75mcg. I will try 75mcg...
    ... the past year I have been on 75mcg, 88mcg and 100mcg Synthroid . Most recently I was taking 75mcg. I will try 75mcg...

  44. Frustrated
    ... is on my insurance but I could go see her? I AM on Synthroid (50mg), but feel so so tired, foggy and depressed...

  45. Meds under tongue???
    ... time in the last 2 mons, I had been taking my 112 synthroid under my tongue because of upset stomach in the am ... surgery TSH 6.64 FT4 1.00 Doctor prescribed 112 synthroid . Took for eight weeks Ten weeks after surgery ... 5.53 FT4 .97 FT3 226 Tried to up dose to 125 synthroid but had hyper symptoms (insomnia, anxiety, extreme...
    ... hormone levels escalated even on the smallest dose of Synthroid . I've since switched to Armour, and I haven't had...
    ... for your input. I think I'll continue with the 125 synthroid ...but also talk to doc this Friday about trying a...

  46. update : post-********ctomy
    ... began the doc visits again. I am now on 88mcg. of synthroid and have been to my family doc. my obgyn doc. and...

  47. Finally an Answer!!!!!
    ... of medication and was wondering if it worked like synthroid . I am still irritated at the fact I had to fight...
    ... Levoxyl is another brand of T4 medication, like Synthroid , Unithroid, Levothroid, and several others. They...

  48. lipitior
    ... dropped from 277 to 203 after about six months of synthroid treatment for a thyroid nodule. Also the regular thyroid ... not fasting for test), but my endo has increased the synthroid ...so we'll see. My father also has high cholesterol...

  49. MYTELL-your appt with surgeon
    ... ... or maybe eye strain. I wonder if taking the synthroid , along with the tummy pill (those acid reducers) weakens...
    ... searching. Anyhow, enough of that. Do you take the synthroid with the antacid or do you take them at different ... what the problem is. How long have you been taking synthroid ? I know you switched brands not too long ago. Barb...
    ... meds. Not one hour later, Maybe I could take the synthroid one hour later, but then that interfers with my morning ... coffee. which I sip alongside my DH. Been on Synthroid now for say 1 and half months. Eltroxin was my previous ... do not make it in 75mg strength, and thus I went to Synthroid . I am still googleing, but cannot track down any corelation...
    ... 5:00 a.m. when Kitty woke me, I got up and took my synthroid and you know what? I FEEEEEEEL GREAT not dragged ... time since drug increase dose that I have not taken synthroid with other stuff which is never mentioned in my memory...

  50. too much medicine
    ... I am thinking about breaking my Synthroid in half and going back to the original dose. I cant...
    ... re not going to feel much better. It may be that Synthroid just isn't going to work for you. Many of us take...

  51. Recalls
    ... tests each and every batch for purity and dosage. Synthroid does not, and is now being sued for just that! I ... wouldn't take Synthroid if it was the ONLY thyroid medication on the market...
    ... think this assumption comes from the smear campaign Synthroid did when it was introduced in 1955. No doubt, in...

  52. Im Hypothyroid 16 Year Old Male 123 pounds :|
    ... my other symptoms include... im currently taking synthroid 25mcg......havent been tested until a week and a half ... .and about 4 of my aunts.... im currently taking synthroid 25mcg......havent been tested until a week and a half ... you think there could be any other problem?.... the synthroid hasent really help either.....and they only check...
    ... the synthroid hasent really help either.....and they only check...
    ... my other symptoms include... im currently taking synthroid 25mcg......havent been tested until a week and a half ... .and about 4 of my aunts.... im currently taking synthroid 25mcg......havent been tested until a week and a half ... you think there could be any other problem?.... the synthroid hasent really help either.....and they only check...

  53. Boston docs anyone?
    ... combination drug therapy?? I have to get off this Synthroid or at least augment with cytomel. Thank you in advance...

  54. Question about Hypothyroidism
    ... concern. I'm a 24 year old male and been on .25mcg Synthroid for about 2 years. Initially, my symptoms were fatigue...

  55. meds for a little over 2 weeks...
    ... are often sold on this in a med school funded by the Synthroid people. If he's not ordered these tests to be done...

  56. Questions about lab results
    ... antibodies. Once I got stabilized with the right level of Synthroid , the terrible symptoms(many you listed) either stopped...

  57. levoxyl and xanax
    ... impression from the "small print" that I read with the Synthroid meds, and my Armour meds, that one should take their...
    ... That applies to any t4 med like levoxyl, synthroid , levothroid, levothyroxine. Always take t4 meds on...

  58. To all my new friends on this board
    ... fun so I am going. Dr. said it's Ok, just take my synthroid and heart meds. While I'm away I will continue...

  59. midwest1
    ... doctor told me at our first visit that the reason Synthroid didn't agree with me is that I "probably" (his word...

  60. How Long?
    ... Nov 17th. I went Hypo and was started on 75 mcg's of Synthroid on March 11th. I took it for 4 weeks and broke out...

  61. Question About Fillers
    ... to what exactly these problematic fillers are. The Synthroid pills are so absolutely tiny, the amount that is ...
    ... the amount of any allergen, even one as tiny as a Synthroid tablet. You must always be aware, if you've got allergies...
    ... the amount of any allergen, even one as tiny as a Synthroid tablet. You must always be aware, if you've got allergies...
    ... something to worry about regarding the fillers of Synthroid : inactive ingredients are acacia, confectioner's...

  62. Self medicating??
    ... worse than I do already. The Doctor only prescribes synthroid . I had my thyroid out 6 weeks ago and have had a...

  63. Eleni61...
    ... it once. I talked to the pharmacist and he gave me synthroid to take. He said that was unusual that I had these ... from it. I am going to take half of the .25 mcg of synthroid . i will do that until Wednesday; when I can speak...
    ... tired. I didn't expect these symptoms. I hope the synthroid works better. I know 5 people who take it and don...
    ... and palpitations. I am going to try 12.5 mcg of synthroid and see if I don't get as many side effects. I must ... and then I started to sweat. I hadn't even taken the synthroid yet. After a couple hours my heart beat slowed and...
    ... and palpitations. I am going to try 12.5 mcg of synthroid and see if I don't get as many side effects. I must ... and then I started to sweat. I hadn't even taken the synthroid yet. After a couple hours my heart beat slowed and ... and down, and lack of sufficient thyroid. Yes, T4 ( Synthroid ) will affect you for up to 2 weeks after you stop ... your body within 8 hours. You're taking so little Synthroid , and your body thinks it's getting enough and cuts ... often decide to go with Armour thyroid instead of Synthroid . As for your TSH.......forget about it. It's only...
    ... saying. Maybe tomorrow I will take the full.25mcg of synthroid . So far I don't have the stomach problems I had with ... after being off the levoxyl for 5 days. I started the synthroid today (12.5). i don't know the ranges as I was able...
    ... saying. Maybe tomorrow I will take the full.25mcg of synthroid . So far I don't have the stomach problems I had with ... after being off the levoxyl for 5 days. I started the synthroid today (12.5). i don't know the ranges as I was able...
    ... like a baby! Only good thing about it! Will taking synthroid help my memory or should I ask the doctor about taking...
    ... like a baby! Only good thing about it! Will taking synthroid help my memory or should I ask the doctor about taking ... supplement my Armour this way. Some people require extra Synthroid (T4) instead. Meeps, one of our best advisors, does ... exactly that, supplements his Armour with Synthroid . Good luck, Judy :) [/FONT] ...
    ... nothing ever helped me until I went on Armour, not even Synthroid , although it's the lack of T4 that does this. I just...
    ... I took the synthroid today .25 mcg. I didn't have any side effects so far...
    ... I took the synthroid today .25 mcg. I didn't have any side effects so far...
    ... next few days. I wish the doctor would have given me synthroid first, maybe I would have been feeling better by now...

  64. Levoxyl
    ... Is this suppose to be better than synthroid well side effects wise ? Went to my Endo Again and ... start me off slow b/c of the problems I ran into with synthroid .Has anyone had luck with Levoxyl? Take Care.......
    ... with Levoxyl, I think its the binders and fillers in Synthroid that a lot of people have trouble with. Why did your...
    ... with Levoxyl, I think its the binders and fillers in Synthroid that a lot of people have trouble with. Why did your...

  65. question about lab values?
    ... get interested in helping and one finally put me on Synthroid .050 mg which was too low to help a mouse. It was...

  66. Help me! Took Levoxyl have side effects
    ... certainly had SOME of those symptoms when I started synthroid . Definitely had the insomnia and hunger, as well...
    ... I started on Synthroid last week and for the first 3 days, shortly after ... sensitive to medications so I was worried that the Synthroid would keep me awake but it seems okay so far. I also ... I felt so jittery the first couple of days on the Synthroid I figured I'd better give up the caffeine or I'd never...

  67. Question
    ... afraid that the tyrrany of the Almighty TSH test and Synthroid are always going to plague us....

  68. New here--need help and a better Doctor!
    ... absolutely not in my nature. I currently am taking 150 mcg synthroid . Results: t3 uptake 38.7 (28-40) t4 5.3 (6...

  69. Need advice
    ... numbers and discount symptoms. Many will consider only Synthroid when it comes time to write a script. You really ... endo who follows that philosophy, but she only Rx's Synthroid , and it didn't work for me. I eventually found an...

  70. Can you "grow out" of hypo thyroid?
    ... was 9, I was diagnosed with hypo thyroid. I was on synthroid for 3-4 years. My doc decided to take me off all meds...

  71. lab results
    ... needed, then you're never going to feel well. T4 ( Synthroid ) will only carry you so far. Often small doses of ... much easier just to take Armour which has both. The Synthroid trained docs often will fight you on this stating ... product and the dosages are not accurate. Not true. Synthroid is being sued for inaccurate dosage deliveries. They...
    ... .....and probably won't as long as you're only on Synthroid . That's why so many people switch to Armour which...
    ... have to regroup our thinking here because if I add Synthroid to up my T4, I will need to decrease the T3 since...

  72. Got my labs back and I am shocked!
    ... was feeling horrid, so I then I got an increase in synthroid , and will get more blood done when I am due for a...

  73. Rollercoaster
    ... with a TSH of 61. My doctor perscribed 100 mcg of Synthroid . Before starting the synthyroid, I really didn't ... below 120/80. The first two weeks of taking the synthroid I felt pretty much the same. I think I might have ... sleep. This morning I felt fairly good. I took the synthroid and about 2 hours later, I started dragging again ... . I thought that the synthroid was supposed to help me. Is this common? I feel ... worse now then before the synthroid . I scheduled an appointment with an endocrinologist...
    ... which will be the 4 week point since I started taking synthroid . I must say, I am not too impressed with this stuff...
    ... Also not everyone does well or responds well on Synthroid , you may need another brand of meds....
    ... probably need to switch meds. I didn't do well with synthroid but I'm doing much better with it's generic brand...
    ... Next set of lab work (4 weeks after starting the Synthroid at 112 mmg) the doctor has TSH, T-4, Free T-4, and...

  74. TSH level of 110.52
    ... seen levels like this? (TSH 110.52) I came off my synthroid (gradually) and this is what happened. I have one ... stay on it forever and another telling me it's (the synthroid ) just masking an underlying problem and to get to...
    ... boards! Were you having an adverse reaction to the Synthroid ? If that's the case, you can switch meds. I believe...
    ... thyroid med. What specialty is the doctor that says Synthroid is "masking" something else, and what the heck is...

  75. TSH level of 110.52
    ... seen levels like this? (TSH 110.52) I came off my synthroid (gradually) and this is what happened. I have one ... stay on it forever and another telling me it's (the synthroid ) just masking an underlying problem and to get to...
    ... to the problem you need to be off" did he mean off Synthroid (thyroid meds) totally? Well, I'm new to all this...