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  1. T3
    ... too much if you're feeling worse. It's not like T4 ( Synthroid ) where it takes weeks to build up and many days for...
    ... the midway point. Since he's not changed your T4 ( Synthroid ), there isn't going to be much change there. I wouldn...

  2. Synthroid,Levo, and Armour?-Help!
    ... for the support! I am wondering what is issue with Synthroid ? I am going to my Doctor on Monday and I know she ... and after. Is everyones favorite really Armour? Is Synthroid and Levo about the same? What are the reactions people...
    ... Synthroid Levo, levoxyl, Unithroid are synthetic T4 and many ... people do not do well on synthetics, especially Synthroid . Armour, Nature-Throid and Westhroid are natural and...
    ... Everyone is so different, lol. I know of a guy who is on Synthroid , and loves it. Even with Armour, there are folks ... Check out some of the posts here by doing a search for Synthroid , Armour, Naturethroid, etc. I'm glad that your doc...
    ... between natural meds and synthetic. When I was Rx'd Synthroid , I simply assumed that because it was the most often...

  3. Newbie w possible hypo-Emergency room?
    ... diagnosised with severe derpression and have been put on Synthroid mainly as a booster to my prozac, since hormone levels...
    ... GP, go to the ER. Why did your psychiatrist think synthroid would would help boost Prozac? I was on Prozac and...
    ... GP, go to the ER. Why did your psychiatrist think synthroid would would help boost Prozac? I was on Prozac and...
    ... search. ok, now here's the deal: what dosage of synthroid are you on? and you need to have some thyroid tests ... me, i'm in a dream state -- dreadful!) jb ~ synthroid has really helped me, in combination with cytomel...

  4. Help - need some answers.
    ... briefly this am and felt a little better. Took my Synthroid 0.05mg - only the third dose thus far - and feel that ... know it takes 3-4 weeks for a therapeutic level of Synthroid to build up in your system but what about side effects ... and die. I guess my questions are - is it the Synthroid this soon or is it the hypothyroid? Thus far my primary ... sychological. Have others felt this way and felt better on Synthroid later on? Is there a light at the end of the tunnel ... TSH and then once that was high (7.3) started the Synthroid and told me I'd need followup bloodwork in a month...
    ... I think you are having a reaction to the Synthroid , I have heard of many others with simular reactions ... . If I were you I would ditch the Synthroid , ask for something else, there are many other brands ... talk your dr into letting you try somthing other than Synthroid ....

  5. Does anyone get numb fingers?
    ... I have just recently been treated for hypo with synthroid 50mcg and I have been on it for about 2.5 weeks. ...
    ... showed up around the same time. And you've only been on Synthroid 2.5 weeks. It's not unusual at all for some symptoms...

  6. Synthroid vs. Armour ???
    ... me. I’m presently on a combination of Armour and Synthroid , still trying to find the right balance. With Armour ... upper limit. I had to do some arm twisting to get the Synthroid . If you still don’t feel right, see if your doc ... will reduce your Armour and add some Synthroid , rather than just switching. Mine didn’t agree right...
    ... ) Um, I wouldn't say that some folks here think Synthroid is poison. Let's just say that some of us can't seem...
    ... Yes, it's possible. I used to be on Synthroid (although never a high enough dose, so I was always ... switching to Levoxyl (which is basically the same thing as Synthroid ). I get tested in a week and then presumably my dose...
    ... so now I'm finally caving in and trying the evil Synthroid . I'm not very hopeful. I think all of this illness...

  7. New to board and have a lab story
    ... cocktail" and stabilized with a daily dose of 188 mcg Synthroid . I was diagnosed as Type II diabetic in 1997 (take ... 0.15 (0.28-4.02) Doctor changed dosage to 175 mcg Synthroid daily. 5/14/2004 Calcium 10.0 (8.3-10.5) Free...

  8. Test Results
    ... back. Results after six weeks taking additional synthroid . 25 Cytomel and 75 Synthroid. 5/19/04 TSH 0.008...

  9. thyroid skin rash
    ... I don't know any other name for my meds except synthroid . Mine come from Abbot labs. At least that's what...
    ... hypersensitive to it. (For example, I could not take Synthroid ; the smallest dose made caused my blood hormone levels...

  10. update on armour
    ... better and it gives you so much more energy than synthroid , but the only downfall is its effecting my asthma...

  11. Need some questions answered...
    ... TSH was 4.9 and the doctor I am going to put me on Synthroid , however I felt like my heart would speed up and I...
    ... diet. Since you didn't have a good reaction to Synthroid , you definitely should ask for another brand of med ... knowledgeable. I personally had a bad experience with Synthroid . I now take Armour and am doing much better....
    ... the meds, and like Midwest, I didn't do well on the Synthroid either. Try one of the "natural" thyroid meds. ...

  12. Does this make any sense??
    ... Hashimoto hypothyroidism. I have always taken 100mcg of Synthroid . During my last two pregnancies, during the last ... month of pregnancy, my dosage of synthroid goes down to 75mcg. A few months after the birth ... m in the normal range and feel good, just take my synthroid . Sorry for rambling on and on!! I'd love to hear...
    ... Here is what she wrote on the prescription pad: Synthroid 12.5 mcg I repeated to her 12.5?????? Are you...

  13. New to HyperT and New to this Board
    ... trick. Hopefully I will reach the 50 pound mark and Synthroid will help me maintain. Best of luck... :)...

  14. skin redness over thyroid area?
    ... hypothyroidism. I was put on the equiviant of 100mg of synthroid (in this country it was Eltroxin) that lasted a several ... come in that strength, so the script was changed to synthroid . I have a tad more energy, can complete my day without...

  15. TSH high - t3, t4 normal - antibodies
    ... reports - every doctor who i see tries to push me onto Synthroid by bashing Armour and is then clueless as to why these...
    ... Yeah drs can be idiots and any dr that pushes Synthroid should be avoided. Were your numbers o.k. before...

  16. Hypo...still having severe problems. New here, too.
    ... Many people don't do so well on a T4 medication like Synthroid or Levoxyl alone. Has your Doctor ever mentioned added ... here, there are quite a few of us who started out on Synthroid /Levoxyl/Untithroid and other T4 meds to be switched...

  17. Hello, I'm new here.
    ... yesterday - with hypothyroidism. I have to pick up my Synthroid on the way home. My question is this, I have...
    ... conditions in your life, just wait and see if the Synthroid helps. Meantime, learn everything you possibly...
    ... really don't feel very well. I took my first dose of Synthroid this morning. I understand that it will take a few...

  18. anybody ever stop taking thyroid meds ?
    ... were all levothyroxine meds, eltroxin, then later synthroid . At age 21 I started taking cytomel and everything...
    ... My doctors want to put me on Synthroid after a year of taking Armour - even though my numbers ... feel better ?? I have read so much negative stuff on Synthroid that I'm almost scared to try it. Any opinions ? ... Are there any people who actually feel better on Synthroid than Armour ?...
    ... etc. which made me exhausted. I then switched to Synthroid but did not feel good unless I took a dose of either...
    ... for me if I take the right dose, either with Armour, Synthroid , or Cytomel. My problem is that I'm just not sure...

  19. For those on less than 100 mcg.; do low doses of T4 work?
    ... which said that insufficient doses of levothyroxine ( Synthroid , Levothroid, etc.) can make you feel worse than taking ... T4 by taking doses of at least 100 mcg or 112 mcg. Synthroid . I know that when I was on 88 mcg. I felt terrible...
    ... When you were on 75 mcg, was it T4 only, like Synthroid , or a combination T4 and T3? The situation I was...
    ... When you were on 75 mcg, was it T4 only, like Synthroid , or a combination T4 and T3? The situation I was...
    ... only going to take T4 and absolutely no T3 (such as Synthroid only) most people need almost total replacement of ... about 100 -112 mcg. Synthroid to feel good. Based on my own experience with .88...
    ... which said that insufficient doses of levothyroxine ( Synthroid , Levothroid, etc.) can make you feel worse than taking ... T4 by taking doses of at least 100 mcg or 112 mcg. Synthroid . I know that when I was on 88 mcg. I felt terrible...

  20. Heat and Fatigue
    ... Dx Hashimoto’s Rx Synthroid Here in the northeast last year was cool until ... the symptoms with no success. MD first increase my Synthroid which caused me to go hyper and finally reduced the ... labs were all well within range. I tried taking Synthroid at night and that caused many sleepless nights, so ... of this heat I am fine in the morning and I take my Synthroid on an empty stomach. Between two to four hours I ... I am beginning to think that my problem may be the Synthroid and heat rather than my hypothyoidism. Does anyone...

  21. Questions - Hypo
    ... I was dx with hypo in January, put on 50mg of Synthroid and tested again in Feb, 6 weeks later and was "normal ... I just see and Endo? Can you build tolerances to Synthroid or other hypo meds?...
    ... I was dx with hypo in January, put on 50mg of Synthroid and tested again in Feb, 6 weeks later and was "normal ... I just see and Endo? Can you build tolerances to Synthroid or other hypo meds? When you first start on meds...
    ... able to wear the same shoe and be comfortable. Synthroid doses of 50 mcgs are almost never enough to satisfy...

  22. adrenal fatigue ??
    ... osteopath is to get armour. a regular endo put me on synthroid , and after two weeks i felt like i was going to die...

  23. Seasonal Connection?
    ... Dx Hashimoto's Rx Synthroid As soon as it gets hot I become exhausted and the...

  24. High T3 associated with HypO??? New Labs...Someone please give me a hand with these.
    ... Should I be concerned with this with regard to taking Synthroid because my T3 is already pretty high? Here's my ... be so high if I were truly Hypo? Wouldn't taking Synthroid , which is T4, make even more T4 convert into T3 and...
    ... insist its pretty typical Hypo - yet as soon as I take Synthroid , I fly off the handle as if someone shot me up with...
    ... Have you tried anything other than Synthroid ? Try Unithroid or Levoxyl and see if you get the...
    ... specifically asked him for Armour and he said no, take the Synthroid - even though I told him how crummy I felt when I...
    ... thyroid med. I know that lots of folks are happy on Synthroid , and that is fantastic. I wish I could take it cause ... BUT now I'm on Armour 1 grain (equals 100mcg's of Synthroid , and I was only on 50) and I don't have those blasted...
    ... hate that jittery, shaky feeling I seem to get with Synthroid . I will try to find another doc to maybe get some...
    ... about hating that "shaky" feeling that you had with Synthroid . Like I said, I had that with the Synthroid, and ... had it too. That was my only real complaint with Synthroid , but it scared me so much that I was too paranoid...
    ... Renee, You were a real mess on Synthroid as well? Was Armour really like nothing in comparison ... to Synthroid for you? That sounds like my miracle drug if thats ... something thats going to make me more shaky and the Synthroid seemed to really crank me up almost instantly. Docs...
    ... T3 is high already. You should try to switch from Synthroid to another brand and see if that makes a difference ... Levoxyl 50 mcg and it made me hyper. Now I'm taking Synthroid 100 mcg and Armour 1grain and I feel great. For some...
    ... also went on to note to take only 1/2 of a 25 mcg Synthroid for 4 weeks and retest my numbers to see if there ... is a change. I told him how I felt about the Synthroid . He would really prefer me to be in the 50 - 88 mcg ... range for Synthroid but he knows Im sensitive to it. CARNE.... What ... he wants me to take it slow till I get used to the Synthroid - if ever....
    ... Renee, You were a real mess on Synthroid as well? Was Armour really like nothing in comparison ... to Synthroid for you? That sounds like my miracle drug if thats ... something thats going to make me more shaky and the Synthroid seemed to really crank me up almost instantly. Docs ... market. But for me......I just couldn't handle the Synthroid . After that experience, I was pretty scared to try ... other folks on here who didn't have good luck with Synthroid , but were able to take the Armour just fine. SO,...

  25. Headaches and swelling feet and ankles
    ... cancer, RAI on 4/20....on 4/21 began taking .25 mg of synthroid . Last week my feet and ankles started swelling up ... just quite swollen. Also since I have been taking the synthroid I have been getting severe headaches. The first couple...
    ... cancer, RAI on 4/20....on 4/21 began taking .25 mg of synthroid . Last week my feet and ankles started swelling up ... just quite swollen. Also since I have been taking the synthroid I have been getting severe headaches. The first couple...
    ... cancer, RAI on 4/20....on 4/21 began taking .25 mg of synthroid . Last week my feet and ankles started swelling up ... just quite swollen. Also since I have been taking the synthroid I have been getting severe headaches. The first couple ... pitting? Also I would like to mention when I was taking synthroid I suffered severe headaches and swelling of my hands...

  26. Energy increase, how long does it take?
    ... Hello Everyone! I was just put on .125mcg synthroid med for hypo thyroid. My energy level is nill and...
    ... [FONT=Comic Sans MS]Laura..... Synthroid doesn't work for everyone. You may need to be switched...
    ... [FONT=Comic Sans MS]Laura..... Synthroid doesn't work for everyone. You may need to be switched ... indication that this person needs Armour instead of Synthroid . In answer to your question Laura, I was recently...
    ... right. If you were not bumped up from a lower dose of Synthroid , you could very easily go into hyPER within a couple...
    ... I've been on synthroid for one month and noticed that after two weeks I stopped...
    ... Hi all, I have been on 50mcg of Synthroid now for I think about 12 days? I really don't think ... us all posted on any good results you get with the synthroid . I will be sure to post about my experience as well...
    ... Hi all, I have been on 50mcg of Synthroid now for I think about 12 days? I really don't think ... us all posted on any good results you get with the synthroid . I will be sure to post about my experience as well...
    ... started 8 years ago on 100mgs of 'eltroxin' (same as synthroid ) for about 5 weeks, and developed the symptoms midwest...
    ... right. If you were not bumped up from a lower dose of Synthroid , you could very easily go into hyPER within a couple...
    ... There is a decimal point in the original post. Synthroid does not come in .125mcgs. It's dosing starts at 25mcgs...
    ... thyroid tests showed borderline. He put me on 50mg. synthroid a couple months ago. I am due to go back and have...
    ... this will help or not, but since I've been on the synthroid , I haven't lost much of the weight I gained. In fact...
    ... borderline. Either you are or you aren't. Maybe synthroid isn't the right med for you. I started on synthroid ... had to be switched to generic levothyroxine because synthroid did nothing for me. I have heard of people gaining...

  27. Confused about lab results
    ... that doctor decided to treat me with a low dose of Synthroid . I am interested in opinions from those of you that...
    ... stops at 2.5, so you are above that. A low dose of Synthroid ? like 25mcg? It will get you started but you most ... can help you out with them. I have never taken Synthroid so I can't tell you my experience, but I have heard...

  28. Off until Wednesday
    ... age (47) and she is hypo too and on a low dose of synthroid . She says she doesn't have any symptoms and feels...

  29. foods etc
    ... DRUGS, just getting rid of the soy. Now I'm on Synthroid , and just to be safe I'm avoiding my old favorite...

  30. Is this a big drop?
    ... thyroid. Anyway, seven weeks ago, I went on 25mcg of synthroid and then one week later went up to 50.(My TSH was...
    ... My TSH dropped like a rock on Synthroid , but I didn't feel any better. There are others here ... who had this problem on Synthroid . I wouldn't think that your numbers would be considered ... quickly. I think that your TSH going down is what the Synthroid is supposed to do. BUT I do know that those of us...
    ... went from 6.98 to .13 within 6 weeks at .075 mcgs Synthroid . A dose reduction to .05 didn't help - after another ... was even lower, .02. I felt mentally better taking Synthroid but physically worse. The doctor said I was 'hypersensitiv ... and I feel better physically, too. Could be the Synthroid isn't agreeing with your system, either....

  31. After a UTI, I'm Crashing AGAIN!!!
    ... 100) so the pharacists at Wal Mart switched me to synthroid 75mg. I mentioned to the doctor when she wrote down ... reactions to either Eltroxin (on for many years) and this synthroid (now into month one) When I am over this present...
    ... generic consumption i guess, but that seems odd, since synthroid has ben around for so long ... my eyesight is really...

  32. Have you experienced Apathy due to hypothyroidism??
    ... it off -- then she can be on a more stable dose of synthroid ) ... jb jb...

  33. spin vs. truth: re Cytomel & Armour
    ... he sees on Armour because it is so much better than Synthroid , etc. He is serious about this too. So who knows...
    ... would accelerate bone loss any more than there is in Synthroid . Any doctor who suggests that would be in error. ... undertreatment. I think your doctor has bought Synthroid 's party line hook and sinker, and he certainly isn...
    ... medical school and hospitals that were funded by the Synthroid drug company. Only the osteopaths appear to be free ... true....every batch is tested for dosage and purity. Synthroid , however, is being sued for having doseages that were...

  34. From Bonnie
    ... prob a louder than needed voice) I am on 75MGS of synthroid for hypothyroidism, and I swear this....everyone in...

  35. Is this Grave's Disease?
    ... I have been hypothroid for 25 years. I was on synthroid for about 22 of those and have been on Armour for...

  36. Sorry
    ... found me hypo to be low right away and he put me on synthroid . I did a little bit of study when I got home and called...

  37. what is the truth about labs?
    ... don't doctors prescribe them more readily than the Synthroid ? How does one determine the proper dose? What for...
    ... O.k. you are currently taking 100mcg synthroid was it? 1 grain of Armour is equal to 74mcg synthetic...
    ... much. You offer excellent insight. Yes Dea it was 100 synthroid . I do agree 1 and 1/2 would be more in line with that...
    ... O.k. you are currently taking 100mcg synthroid was it? 1 grain of Armour is equal to 74mcg synthetic ... T4... Dea4, where are you getting your Synthroid /Armour conversion amount from? My Endo said that ... 100mcg's of Synthroid is equal to 1 grain of Armour. I thought that was...
    ... [QUOTE=Renee']Dea4, where are you getting your Synthroid /Armour conversion amount from? My Endo said that ... 100mcg's of Synthroid is equal to 1 grain of Armour. I thought that was...

  38. Need Advice Please TSH Question
    ... to be flexible enough to do anything but put you on Synthroid and keep testing your TSH (and at this point your...

  39. Could I get you to look at my Labs?
    ... would continue with the original plan to put me on synthroid and manage my high lab results. Wrong. She has...

  40. Advice on Labs?
    ... months ago, TSH at the time was 44. I've been on 50mcg synthroid since. Based on the mantra I've learned from this...

  41. Losing weight
    ... went from 25mcg Levoxyl after my first visit, 50mcg Synthroid , 75mcg Synthroid, 88mcg Synthroid, 100mcg Synthroid ... (on my own), then back to 88mcg Synthroid . It was juggle for me and there is no telling how...

  42. Proper Thyroid Testing
    ... could be thyroid. My Mom and brother both are using Synthroid for hypothyroidism. Mom has been diagnosed with MS...

  43. Latest Blood Results - Not Hypo
    ... on paper is now on 2 grains of Armour and 50 mcgs Synthroid . That's quite a bit for someone who had nothing wrong...

  44. Armour? symptoms of thyroid?
    ... synthetics. I had a lot of problems with levoxol and synthroid . I told my endo after the first pill my system didn...

  45. help with my counts
    ... that doc does order those labs, and if he uses just Synthroid , or is willing to use Armour if needed? Also, another...
    ... some of the symptoms can actually be just from taking Synthroid which has fillers and binders that a lot of people...

  46. Question about Hashimotos?
    ... only when the dr. was trying to make the transit from synthroid to armour.Now he only test tsh.With my thyroid removed...
    ... they try to slowly bring my meds up. I'm on 112 of synthroid (even small amounts of Armour made me hyper (darn...
    ... thyroid was removed than ever.Drs couldn't regulate synthroid , and armour seems to be slower to regulate(but I like...

  47. What are my risks?
    ... gain. Really what I want to ask if being off the synthroid is risking................. what? And what can I...
    ... with thyroid function. Back in the early 1970's the Synthroid people wanted to get into the thyroid market so in ... use the TSH to measure hormone level and take only Synthroid . It was supposed to be the most accurate dosage delivery ... batch for dosage accuracy and it is not "dirty" as the Synthroid people would have you think, just because it's a natural ... you off. Most people do a lot better on Armour than Synthroid . People are often started out on Armour 60 mg for ... people may then require more T3 (Cytomel) or more T4 ( Synthroid ), to bring one or the other up enough for them to...
    ... questions. I appreciate the background info about synthroid , etc. Makes it hard for individuals to get well when ... and told me if irreversible damage comes from this synthroid , that he would be really upset, if in his perspective ... do was stop taking the medication. He thinks the synthroid is causing more problems. So I've gotten off of it ... . Since I'm off the synthroid to see if tremors stop, are their any serious health ... The specialist I saw who prescribed low dose synthroid indicated that intermittent ANA with a thyroid microsomal ... would be easy if I could simply continue with the synthroid . I know that my hairloss stopped, my skin became...
    ... negligence is in undertreating... Overtreating is rare. Synthroid is synthetic T4, a hormone that your body would produce...
    ... appreciate your response. Well I've been off the synthroid for day 3 now and having some tremors. I edited my ... post to add the initial lab work prior to starting synthroid . What do you think of them? Once I get new ones...
    ... indicate that you didn't do well on either Armour or Synthroid . Did the doctor tell you that your symptoms probably...
    ... CAsun, I was on a low does of Synthroid , and I had shakes/tremors, but I have Hashi's (thyroid ... Hashi's. I couldn't tell if it was the Hashi's or Synthroid , but the "low dose" of Synthroid was making me feel ... I DO feel better taking it than I did taking the Synthroid . The Armour is smooth and seems easy on my system...
    ... both seems to work better than just adding all T4 ( Synthroid ) to your system and wishing for the conversion to...
    ... indicate that you didn't do well on either Armour or Synthroid . Did the doctor tell you that your symptoms probably ... The pharmacist says that levoxyl, levothyroxine, and synthroid are all the same but thyroid medicine changed from...
    ... [QUOTE=Renee']CAsun, I was on a low does of Synthroid , and I had shakes/tremors, but I have Hashi's (thyroid ... Hashi's. I couldn't tell if it was the Hashi's or Synthroid , but the "low dose" of Synthroid was making me feel ... I DO feel better taking it than I did taking the Synthroid . The Armour is smooth and seems easy on my system...
    ... true there is little fundamental difference between Synthroid and the other brands and the generic. T4 is the active ... reactions to each. Many doctors are brand loyal to Synthroid and will prescribe nothing else. I tried Synthroid...
    ... resumed 1/2 tablet. I tremor/jerk regardless of the synthroid , but had only been off 3 days. Understandably today ... I have signs of my 3 days of synthroid AWOL. I know what you mean about whether to relocate...

  48. RAI Experiences, Please Post
    ... However, I am one of those people who do very well on synthroid without any side effects or problems. Do understand...
    ... great if I knew ahead of time, if I would do good on synthroid ? *lol* Wish I knew! I am glad you have a positive...

  49. Just diagnosed FINALLY with hypothyroidism - how soon.........
    ... it..Also, this is the same way i got switched from synthroid to armour called and told nurse to tell dr. that i ... want armour not synthroid ..hope this helps..by the way right when i started...

  50. Heart Palpitations after baby??
    ... than normal heart palpitations. I was on .175 mcg of Synthroid before delivering and was told by my endo to go down...

  51. Cholesterol? Results..please help!
    ... is useful in adjusting your med dose, whether it's Synthroid or Armour. The TSH is useless as it only measures...

  52. ramblings of a thyroid
    ... 100mg and 50 and 25 but not 75 so the name is now Synthroid . Also have other things happening to me at the moment...
    ... crap (on the menoboard) But since my increase in synthroid (since eltroxin doesnt come in 75mg) I have slept...
    ... crap (on the menoboard) But since my increase in synthroid (since eltroxin doesnt come in 75mg) I have slept...
    ... low/high as they should be, and that's with 200 mcg synthroid (i do feel better, just not enuff) ... i'll investigate...
    ... random use: if you are hypothyroid, you must take your synthroid every day or your TSH won't go down and your fT4 won...
    ... random use: if you are hypothyroid, you must take your synthroid every day or your TSH won't go down and your fT4 won...

  53. Synthroid Reduction and Headaches
    ... much, but the increase of the ratio of Cytomel to Synthroid might have increased your T3, which was already high...

  54. Blood Test Question
    ... went for labwork today. I was *supposed* to skip my Synthroid this morning, get the blood drawn at 8:30am. Well ... .. how much of a difference will taking 25 mcg of Synthroid do to a blood test 3 hours after taking it? My hopes ... are to get my Synthroid upped to at least 50 mcg after this test. I hope...
    ... all they're doing is a TSH this time. So, if the Synthroid won't effect that, then everything will be fine! ...

  55. After doing so good for so long..feel hypo again
    ... old feelings back again, so I think the decrease of Synthroid as opposed to a decrease in my Armour was a bad idea ... the past it has been which was why I started taking Synthroid in the first place. To re-cap, new Endo. decreased ... my Synthroid from 50 mcg to 25 mcg and left my Armour at 2 grains ... think he should have lowered the Armour and upped the Synthroid . Now I'm starting to feel bad again. Should I call...
    ... before your checkup? ) I agree with you that your Synthroid should have been raised and your Armour lowered. ...
    ... knew it wasn't. I am going to take an extra dose of Synthroid starting today also. I have been thinking about it...

  56. help! I've gone hyper
    ... thanks for your quick response. I am taking .88 synthroid . I had my labs done about six weeks ago and my tsh...

  57. depression and panic attacks
    ... the Free T's and Armour thyroid, or just the TSH and Synthroid . If she says by the Free T's, that's the office to...
    ... gasping, exhausted, fugued, depressed, he gave me some synthroid and cytomel to tide me over til my endo appt ... my...

  58. My story and some questions
    ... think my anti-seizure meds are interfering with my synthroid ... go to whoever you can get and get started on...
    ... 0) by a very astute GP, and have been treated with synthroid and cytomel since then... the AACE's new guidelines...
    ... could be thyroid. My Mom and brother both are using Synthroid for hypothyroidism. Mom has been diagnosed with MS...

  59. SOY question
    ... here. I will be slow and dozy, as no drugs nor synthroid on Thursday. Um re Mothers day etc....cos JLE...

  60. To All that are HypoThyroid: Could you tell me you symptoms?
    ... fever/chills Treatment been on 'eltroxin' aka synthroid since 1996 first 100mg then 50mg now 75mg. More energy...
    ... to heal BONE LOSS I was started on 50mcg's of Synthroid , but I didn't do well on it, and was put on 1 grain...
    ... Just be careful of the side effects of synthroid (hypER symptoms). It takes up to 6 weeks for the synthroid...
    ... it would take a large dose to bring that down. Synthroid (any t4 drug) has to be gradually stepped up so as ... on. Your doctor has no idea how you will react to synthroid until you've been on it for a month or so. My TSH ... was at 5.6 when I was on synthroid 50mcgs for six weeks and it kept going UP with every ... when it comes to thyroid meds. I had to switch from synthroid to the generic levothyroxine because I'm the oddball...
    ... Levoxyl and Synthroid are two brands of T4 preparations. There are differences...
    ... dxed hypo 6 years ago and was started on 100 mcrg synthroid right off the bat. After 8 weeks I was still had ... increased to 150. I have never had a problem with synthroid . Switched Dr.s due to insurance and they immediately ... decreased my synthroid and I gained weight and had the many symptoms for ... I am back to original Dr. and have increased my synthroid again. After 10 weeks I feel much better and have...
    ... I've been on 25mcg of synthroid for about 2 years. It began with being extremely tired ... guess he just assumed I knew what it was. Prescribed Synthroid and that's it. I had to do the research myself just...

  61. New here and not sure where to start!
    ... thyroid for years (since I was a child) and started with synthroid years ago, and now takes a natural supplement. ...
    ... then to 3.0, that is how I got diagnosed. Gave me synthroid , I felt better, and I asked her for T4/T3 combo and...
    ... issues. But the fact that your mother was treated with Synthroid for hypoT suggests you should insist on further tests...

  62. Armour/Bowel improvement
    ... symptoms along with my hypo ones. When I started on Synthroid the first thing I noticed was that my bowels were...

  63. adding cytomel to synthroid
    ... If you add cytomel don't you have to decrease the synthroid ? I have been on 112 synthroid and the MD wanted to ... add cytomel. He decreased my synthroid to 100 and added cytomel (the lowest dose, don't remember...
    ... If you add cytomel don't you have to decrease the synthroid ? I have been on 112 synthroid and the MD wanted to ... add cytomel. He decreased my synthroid to 100 and added cytomel (the lowest dose, don't remember...
    ... If you add cytomel don't you have to decrease the synthroid ? I have been on 112 synthroid and the MD wanted to ... add cytomel. He decreased my synthroid to 100 and added cytomel (the lowest dose, don't remember...

  64. I found a doctor!!!
    ... at my low Free T4 numbers. I take both Cytomel and Synthroid ....
    ... work right now. He just went ahead and put me on Synthroid 50mcg until 7 more weeks in which he will redo my ... djustments to my meds. I just wonder though, I started the Synthroid today and this evening I noticed my throat being sore...
    ... vacation was great! It has been about 9 days now on the Synthroid ? I'm patiently waiting on some good results to show ... should it be before I should see results from the Synthroid ? I am only on 50mcg? I do hope this is enough to...
    ... better in just a week? I have now been on the 50mcg of synthroid for about 12 days. He did say it would be around...

  65. Gave up!!!
    ... Well after trying both Synthroid and Armour with cruddy results I quit taking everything...
    ... How long were you on the Synthroid and Armour?...

  66. High T3, High TSH, Normal T4 - Please help with labs
    ... have my fair share of mood swings. I tried taking Synthroid and my heart was pounding like crazy. I just could ... I was going to have a heart attack. Doc gave Synthroid just based on my initial TSH before these numbers...
    ... and treat with Armour thyroid if indicated! The Synthroid people put out that info about the TSH more than 20 ... Armour saying that it was unclean and unreliable. Now Synthroid is being sued for being unreliable to the tune of...

  67. Help! Pls Explain Tsh,t3,t4. Should I See A Specialist?
    ... had my thyroid zapped about 5 years ago. Been on Synthroid since. Last blood test about four weeks ago, doctor ... blood pressure. It was 157/100. I think the dose of Synthroid is too high. I have an appointment today with the...
    ... your thyroid level. It's not a thyroid test! The Synthroid drug company convinced docs more than 20 years ago ... range........and Armour often works best for that. Synthroid is only T4 and the theory goes that your body will ... T4 (80%) and is made of beef and pig glands. The Synthroid people say that it's unclean and unreliable.....of...

  68. complicated ? about armour
    ... LoL oK 90 MG of armour is equivalent to how much synthroid ? And if you were to take half of 90 mg of armour ... ..What would that equal to in synthroid ? Reason why im asking these question is b/c I got...
    ... feeling sick and im tired of forcing myself to take synthroid ...Take Care...

  69. frustrating symptoms
    ... feel better sometimes to be up. I switched from Synthroid to Armour a few months ago and was hoping this would...
    ... Well, I just started taking Synthroid six weeks ago and am experiencing this. At around...

  70. ANXIETY/PANIC ATTACKS-THYROID-"DYSAUTONOMIA"
    ... not on any meds yet, but doc tried starting me on Synthroid with just a TSH test and I thought I was going to...
    ... experiencing anxiety attacks tried Cytomel along with your Synthroid ? I am appalled that even some Endocrinologists...
    ... thyroid levels are more stabilized? I've only been on Synthroid for 5 doses....
    ... got numb also. It was really weird. I've been on Synthroid for five years and my attacks are getting worse, not...

  71. Help, I need SLEEP!
    ... office to ask some questions? He only adjusted the synthroid to 75 and kept the cytomel at 25. I am really afraid...
    ... Eltroxin...I quickly jumped in and said OH OH I am on synthroid she pushed her glasses down her nose hahha and said...
    ... still trying to find a good doc who will increase my synthroid . So far my NP and my endo will not. I can't seem...

  72. Please Explain Tsh, T3 And T4
    ... years ago, think after my child was born. I went on Synthroid . Then I became hyperthyroid (maybe because of too ... high a dose of Synthroid ?). My endocrinologist said I had Graves Disease. ... radioactive iodine treatment and then went back on Synthroid . I'm now up to 200mcg a day. I think the dose is...

  73. Question about Cytomel side effects
    ... normal. Finally one doctor put me on a low dose of Synthroid but it made me sick, with bad headaches, and he offered...

  74. Any connection between ear pain/problems and Hashi?
    ... for hearing loss. Well, now since starting the Synthroid dose of 112 mcg a couple of weeks ago, about 5 days ... that this would have started shortly after taking the Synthroid . I also feel like swallowing is being slightly affected...

  75. Taking Armour...once or twice a day?
    ... :) Hi all, I'm going to ask to be switched from Synthroid to Armour and it looks like I will need 60 mg of Armour ... (I'm on .088 mg of synthroid ). What I'm wondering is do I need to ask for 30 mg...