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  1. Thyroid meds that aid in loosing weight
    ... depending on results, my doctor may add cytomel to my synthroid . Although losing about 15 pounds would be great, I...

  2. female question
    ... decided to go hypo on its own, I have been on 25 mcg of Synthroid for 5 weeks today. My periods had been lasting 8 ... surprise. Is this a common side effect when starting Synthroid ? Or, perhaps, is it a sign that my dosage is still...
    ... disappointment. You're taking such a tiny amount of Synthroid , and it's been for such a short time, you should assume...
    ... decided to go hypo on its own, I have been on 25 mcg of Synthroid for 5 weeks today. My periods had been lasting 8 ... surprise. Is this a common side effect when starting Synthroid ? Or, perhaps, is it a sign that my dosage is still ... The endo knew better and put me back on thyroid ( Synthroid ) at more than 4 times the dose (112 mcg) and my BP...
    ... destroy the other 5% and now hypo. I take 137mcg of Synthroid and my levels are still not right. According to my...

  3. Girlygirly or anybody who know? Re: Magnesium
    ... of the two? I was sure hoping that when I was on Synthroid that my problem did not increase, but it hasn't (it...
    ... of my Hashi's was a loose stool, and when I started Synthroid I started having a normal BM. I was concerned that...

  4. Diet Pills and Labs?
    ... right now he would rather I wait. He says that the Synthroid should help me to lose weight. He also said me being...

  5. Ups & Downs common while adjusting? Questions
    ... this is good/normal for me). I'm only on 25 mcg of Synthroid but have felt a big difference with that and getting ... use of soy lead to this hyponesss and that once the Synthroid got rid of the goiter, it may go more normal on its...

  6. could hyper cause heart problems?
    ... blame for all of this. I am now on my 3rd dose of synthroid . My most recent TSH was 0.32, which has raised from...
    ... Blocker !!!! No tests, no appointment no change in my Synthroid dose NOTHING ! I was on inderal before my surgery ... appt. and I was being overmedicated with 100mcg of Synthroid so now I take 88mcg (which I personally think is still...

  7. Question About Ft3??????
    ... were drawn again and I needed more T4 and had to add Synthroid .05 mg. In another two months, labs will be done...

  8. hypo after RAI - any advice?
    ... treatment for my hyperthyroid. I now take 112 mcg Synthroid . That said, should I be concerned with certain goitrogenic...

  9. Well another side effect... I guess
    ... that you're allergic to the fillers or dyes in the Synthroid . It happens. If you can't get hold of the doctor...

  10. What are the chances?
    ... my younger sister was diagnosed with it and takes Synthroid every day for it and my mom had it when she was younger...
    ... You seem to be confused about the condition's name. Synthroid is not taken for hyperthyroidism; it's used to treat...
    ... fact that my sister has HYPERthyroidism and is on Synthroid . She is very very thin . It's also not that I can...
    ... about hypoT for the past year. I was not aware that Synthroid could be used to treat hyperT. I'll have to look...
    ... I have not really researched Synthroid or HypoT or HyperT that much. I only know that my ... younger sister has HyperT and is on Synthroid . Maybe that is unheard of but she goes to a well known ... weight. My sister was worried about going on the Synthroid since they said she might feel a little "slower" and...
    ... not, for the life of me, imagine why she would be on Synthroid for HYPERT. Synthroid supplements her already too...
    ... tend to swing back and forth between HYPO and HYPER. Synthroid is prescribed specifically to treat HYPO symptoms ... needs to go because he could kill her by prescibing synthroid to an already HYPER patient. My sister used to work...
    ... I've never heard of HYper's getting put on Synthroid . If she is hyper and on Synthroid I hope that she...
    ... the treatment caused secondary hypo... hence the Synthroid . That's the only thing I can figure. If you...
    ... unheard for someone with hyperthyroidism to be on Synthroid . She doesn't have Graves Disease or Hashimotos though...
    ... Iodine (the atomic cocktail) prior to being given Synthroid ? OR is she taking anti-thyroid drugs (such as PTU ... and Tapezole) with the Synthroid . There is *no* way that Synthroid would make anyone ... and have never heard of anyone treated with *just* Synthroid while actively hyper. That would wreak havoc on their ... internal systems. It is always ATDs alone (or with Synthroid if ATDs are used to completely stop the thyroid &...
    ... Iodine (the atomic cocktail) prior to being given Synthroid ? OR is she taking anti-thyroid drugs (such as PTU ... and Tapezole) with the Synthroid . There is *no* way that Synthroid would make anyone ... and have never heard of anyone treated with *just* Synthroid while actively hyper. That would wreak havoc on their ... internal systems. It is always ATDs alone (or with Synthroid if ATDs are used to completely stop the thyroid &...

  11. what do these labs mean?
    ... have internet, she is 41 years old and has been on synthroid for the last 3 years, her Dr only checks her blood...
    ... have internet, she is 41 years old and has been on synthroid for the last 3 years, her Dr only checks her blood...
    ... again? She just saw her doctor and he doubled her synthroid ...
    ... again? She just saw her doctor and he doubled her synthroid WHAT? Doubled her synthroid, so she would be...
    ... test) ... AND she could well be hyper and that much synthroid could be deadly -- it's very bad for the heart --...
    ... doctor as soon as possible WITHOUT increasing her Synthroid . The best way to find the doc that'll help her is...

  12. Starting to feel better - now doc says meds too high
    ... to go back to feeling like I did. I was on 50 on synthroid and now he is going to lower me to 25. I am very...
    ... to go back to feeling like I did. I was on 50 on synthroid and now he is going to lower me to 25. I am very...

  13. Thyroid Problem Jittery??
    ... appropriate. If she says that the doc routinely uses Synthroid and the TSH, forget it this one....he won't help her ... continue to feel lousy even if the doc puts her on Synthroid . Synthroid is not for everyone and many people do...

  14. My labs.... help please???
    ... abnormal so he put me on armour 1gr(60mg), then on synthroid , then back on armour again and I felt terrible on...
    ... If you failed to get better on neither Armour nor Synthroid , I can see how that might baffle a doctor. But what...

  15. While I search for a better doctor...
    ... level. That's not a thyroid test. Years ago, the Synthroid people stated that their product was superior to Armour ... glands, therefore was unclean and inaccurate. Now Synthroid is being sued for their doses being too inaccurate ... gets tested batch by batch and is clean. Also....the Synthroid people were the ones convincing the docs that the...

  16. Dosage Too High?
    ... Dx Hashimoto’s Rx Synthroid 75/88mcg In the past months I have been alternating ... 75mcg and 88mcg Synthroid daily. For the past month my hands have begun to ... throughout the day. Upon waking I feel fine and I take my Synthroid , two to three hours later my anxiety sets in and I ... run within a week of each other. Taking the same Synthroid dosage my TSH varied by 3 points within a week. ...
    ... Armour to 1.5 grains and went hypo. Doc added 50 mcg of Synthroid 6 weeks ago, but now I’m getting the lightheadedness ... cut back slightly again. I’ll probably take the Synthroid 3 days a week for a while to see what happens. Fortunately...
    ... was also high. This morning I have not taken the Synthroid and my BP is 10 points lower and my heart rate is ... which were high, were normal. Today I will skip the Synthroid and see how I feel. I will take a 75mcg tomorrow...

  17. Armour question for you
    ... Yeah, I was on Synthroid for about 5 weeks at 50mcg's. Then my GP put me on ... dosages so I was prepared, like I did with my 50mcg's of Synthroid , to take my Armour 60mg's once a day for a while and ... I could. I never experienced any "drop off" with Synthroid . But the 30mg's of Armour, twice a day now, is leaving...
    ... The 60mg of Armour is equivilent to 74mcg of synthroid , so you are at the dosage you would have been on synthroid ... fluctualte, perhaps the 60mg is not enough, maybe the 75 of synthroid would not have been either had you been able to take ... Armour is high in T3 and it last about 8 hours. Synthroid has none so you wouldn't notice any drop off. Being...

  18. Can someone please help...
    ... symptoms, and who doesn't pay total allegiance to Synthroid is best....

  19. Welcome to the hypo club
    ... 31 yrs old!! Just to let you know after 7 weeks on Synthroid my level went down to 1.86 and I feel better. Like...
    ... doctor (hypertension doctor) perscribed 100 mcg of Synthroid and asked me to schedule an appointment with an endocrinolg...

  20. Best time for labs?
    ... isn't a thyroid test. Back in the mid-1970's, the Synthroid company convinced docs that it was the TSH that was ... was a natural product made of pig glands. Now the Synthroid company is being sued because their doses are inaccurate...

  21. Thyroid numbers
    ... this natural form of med rather than synthetics like Synthroid , a doctor who prescribes the natural usually knows...

  22. Goodbye Armour
    ... when I started having thryoid problems. My dose of Synthroid was just increase to 200mcg. My BP went up to 157 ... crap and don't know if it's my high BP or my high Synthroid . See what I mean. Good luck. Jitterbug...

  23. Latest lab results
    ... synthetic T4 to bring up your T4, I know you couldn't take synthroid , but have you tried any other brand? Your TSH is...
    ... that... and no, I never tried any other brand but Synthroid . I'll consider it seriously if this dose increase...

  24. General/ Venting
    ... remove lumps nogles goiter remove. Taking 150Mg of synthroid went to the doctor last week and told me that I wsa...

  25. what questions to ask doctor
    ... It's been 4 weeks on 25 mcg Synthroid . I called the doctor today because I want my dosage...

  26. Slow weight loss once levels are normal
    ... Anyways, I was diagnosed this February and was put on Synthroid . I had the typical symptoms...weight gain, bloating ... fatigue (etc..etc). My doctor immediatly put me on Synthroid and I have been on it now for approx 10 weeks. I got...

  27. Update
    ... everyone, It has been 22 days on the increased dosage of synthroid .75, still taking .25 of cytomel. I had the strangest...
    ... everyone, It has been 22 days on the increased dosage of synthroid .75, still taking .25 of cytomel. I had the strangest...
    ... on 1.5 grains. I’ve been on 1.5 Armour and 50 mcg Synthroid for 6 weeks now and am teetering on the edge. We...

  28. Finally, the test results show hypothyroidism
    ... ...or is he one of those that live by the TSH and Synthroid ....in which case, you're wasting your money! If this...

  29. medication causing this?
    ... meds. I had no luck at all with lovoxyl and also with synthroid . My endo just put me on Armour and it does hit your...
    ... No-that it was elevated". The endo switched me to synthroid . He told me that the dry eyes are probably not thyroid...

  30. Weight Issues
    ... Honestly, Has anyone ever lost weight taking the beloved synthroid or levothroid? Or is it once youve become hypo you...
    ... Honestly, Has anyone ever lost weight taking the beloved synthroid or levothroid? Or is it once youve become hypo you...

  31. Can someone help me interpret my test results...Please?
    ... timeline here. Are you saying another dr wanted to start Synthroid based on your free T4 level before the tests that...

  32. Levoxyl: Synthroid: ARMOUR!!!!
    ... never stopped for only a few days. After I stopped Synthroid , I was off it for a month before starting Armour....
    ... having hyper symptoms. The change in dosage from Synthroid to Armour can be tricky because the Armour has 80 ... T4 and 6 mgs of T3. Big change from the 50 mcgs of Synthroid that you're now taking in comparison, since you were...
    ... question, I am a newbie, but why did you not like the synthroid ? I had thyroid cancer in 1991 and had a complete ... ********ctomy. I've been on synthroid every since. I'm frequently exhausted and have muscle ... weakness in my upper arms. Is this why your off the synthroid ? My tests always come back a smidge hyper because...
    ... question, I am a newbie, but why did you not like the synthroid ? I had thyroid cancer in 1991 and had a complete ... ********ctomy. I've been on synthroid every since. I'm frequently exhausted and have muscle ... weakness in my upper arms. Is this why your off the synthroid ? My tests always come back a smidge hyper because ... over a month to get up to the full dose of 100mcg. of synthroid and then I was still having problems with symtoms ... feels much better in your system. When I was taking synthroid I felt like the doc. was trying to poison me. HaHa...

  33. Switching to Armour from Synthroid- what to expect?
    ... of too little meds - I finally got up to 150 mcg of synthroid . But, still not loosing weight with the BEST trainer ... She said that the weight does not come off with the Synthroid .. plus Armour is best for about 80% of patients. ...
    ... many problems. I am taking 30mg. versus 100mcg. of synthroid . This is far below what I am suppose to take because...
    ... dramatically. I had a "hypersensitive" reaction to Synthroid . The tiniest amount sent my TSH from 6.98 to .02...

  34. help intepreting test results!
    ... appointment with a doc that won't consider anything but Synthroid . Synthroid isn't right for everyone.....and people...

  35. Goiter Developing and Confused
    ... Armour because there's a lot of people that can't take Synthroid . You don't want another doc that won't order anything...
    ... In my own case, I'd had a disastrous reaction to Synthroid , and my doctor wasn't at all sure I wouldn't have ... caution. My mother was about 67 when she started on Synthroid (dose unknown to me.) She shortly afterward had a...
    ... In my own case, I'd had a disastrous reaction to Synthroid , and my doctor wasn't at all sure I wouldn't have ... caution. My mother was about 67 when she started on Synthroid (dose unknown to me.) She shortly afterward had a...

  36. Conversation with Endo
    ... what meds if any are you on? I dutifully listed Synthroid was asked WHY! (new doctor) but still I glared...

  37. Question about taking synthroid with other meds.
    ... case). If worse comes to worse, you can take your Synthroid 2 hours after you eat. The key to it all is that...
    ... Hi everyone! I have been on Synthroid for about 2 years now. Just recently, I have been ... starting prevacid tomorrow. Currently, I take my synthroid in the morning then eat breakfast an hour later, as ... 1 hr. before I eat. So I asked him what about the synthroid . He says that I can take them both together. Not ... am a diabetic with thyroid problems. I also take synthroid and was taking prevacid. I recently stop taking prevacid...
    ... them until one adjusts to the med) and then take the Synthroid in the morning, at least an hour before eating. Also...
    ... I take prevacid at bedtime and synthroid in the morning....

  38. Please Help Interpret Lab Results
    ... my labs all came back normal and to stay on my .05 synthroid that I have been taking for 2 years. Over the course...
    ... t3 and t4. I have been hypo for over 15 years, on synthroid , levoxyl and showing great labs. Until I went on Armour ... night and day. You might want to try it instead of Synthroid and with the same lab values, you may have a whole ... in the gut and your body begins using it quickly. Synthroid has a long half life, so when you stop Synthroid one...
    ... not being able to get Armour and having to back on Synthroid . I feel the same way. Lois...
    ... agree with Lois that anyone who isn't doing well with Synthroid may do better with Armour....

  39. Got labwork back...still no Free T3
    ... Here are numbers.......He took me from 50 mcg. of Synthroid to 25 mcg along with 2 grains Armour. Total T3 ... my Free T4 is still low, so why would he lower my Synthroid ? I don't know what to do now. I think I will stay...
    ... so depressed right now. I am not coming off of the synthroid until I have a free t3 done.....even if I have to ... sould have lowered the Armour slightly and upped the Synthroid . It just seems so weird because this Doctor tried ... to get me switch to Synthroid in the first place. I don't know......so depressing...
    ... do it the way you say. Did he want you to switch Synthroid exclusively, and give up Armour? You need that FT3...

  40. choking
    ... the left side, multi-nodular something and i"m on Synthroid ... OK so every once in awhile, more often lately...
    ... the left side, multi-nodular something and i"m on Synthroid ... OK so every once in awhile, more often lately ... experienced this little problem. So what strength Synthroid are you on? And what were your labs the last time...
    ... sorry, I'm not liking what you're being told.... :) Synthroid 125 mcg....is that what you mean? If that's so, you ... it up to your doctor to do so. The concern is that Synthroid may not be working for you and he wants to hand you...
    ... Yes Synthroid (well a generic) mcg 125, but she (she is an endo...
    ... Yes Synthroid (well a generic) mcg 125, but she (she is an endo ... Nowadays, they want to get technical and so the Synthroid industry (and it is an industry) started saying bad ... variation-per-dose allowed. Well....guess what? Now Synthroid is being sued just for that! :p Anyway.....when...

  41. Sorta bored - A new twist on my blood results
    ... decide your dosage, or does he depend on the TSH and Synthroid (not a good thing)? Another suggestion I've read...

  42. Fluid Retention Worsens As Day Progresses
    ... thyroid related, takes my blood and continues my synthroid . I can't wear my jewelry and most of my clothing....
    ... one said I was being overmedicated and dropped my synthroid by 1/3. That was 4 years ago. I gained 15 lbs. ... She agrees I should have remained on the higher synthroid dose all these years and she is re-running all the...
    ... one said I was being overmedicated and dropped my synthroid by 1/3. That was 4 years ago. I gained 15 lbs. ... She agrees I should have remained on the higher synthroid dose all these years and she is re-running all the...

  43. Any other Hypos out there with Tachycardia/Fast Heart Beat?
    ... Synthetics are: Unithroid, Levoxyl, Levrothroid and Synthroid (many people have trouble with Synthroid) I am...
    ... went down gradually over about 6-10 months. I take synthroid and cytomel. I also take blood pressure medicine....

  44. Post-op & getting really fat here...now what?
    ... the doc will say. He'll probably want to put you on Synthroid (hopefully he'll do something). It's going to take...
    ... MS]Just as an afterthought, when you start on the Synthroid , you're going to feel worse for a while, maybe 2 or...

  45. Back from angel doctor visit...
    ... can relate. Mine called yesterday and brought my Synthroid down to 25 mcg instead of 50 mcg. My Free T4 must ... too high. I was really surprised he messed with the Synthroid (he's a synthroid Doc) instead of the Armour. Keep...

  46. Can reducing cytomel cause severe headaches?
    ... reduced my cytomel to 12.5 mcg from 25, and upped my synthroid to 75mcg from 50mcg. she also said that 1mcg of cytomel ... is equal to about 4mcg of synthroid ? Since making this change,about 6 days not, I started...
    ... take my cytomel for the first week (in combo with Synthroid ) to kind of jump start myself after having to go hypo...
    ... Synthroid itself can cause headaches. I got terrible migraines...

  47. Help from hypothyroid experts
    ... that helps and she is also wondering if a low dose of Synthroid would have been better for me than the Armour. Any...
    ... from the T3 hormone that Armour contains, and which Synthroid does not. The pharmacist might be right that the...
    ... if I need less than the pharmaceutical strength of synthroid , she can prepare the exact dose for me, and she can...
    ... that helps and she is also wondering if a low dose of Synthroid would have been better for me than the Armour. Any...

  48. Shortness of breathe
    ... Has anyone heard of synthroid making them short of breathe......
    ... Armour but I have had the same problem when taking synthroid . I think that it has something to do with the T3 for ... about that. The reason I say that is because I took synthroid for maybe 12 1/2 years with no T3 (no thyroid either...
    ... so I cut back. I have had nothing but trouble with synthroid from the get go.First I was allergic to the dye so...
    ... natural favorite, Armour. I was so hypersensitive to Synthroid I had to quit taking it... It dropped my TSH from ... problem. Some doctors are stubbornly locked into Synthroid and won't consider anything else, even when it doesn...
    ... But what is interesting is that I was on 50mcg's of Synthroid , and my GP moved me up to 75mcgs, and I started experiencin ... about scared! If I felt like death on 50/75mcg's of Synthroid , what would 60mg (100mcg's of Synthroid = 60mg's Armour ... But good grief, this Armour isn't anything like the Synthroid , at least not for me. I was so bummed out over the ... stuff I was experiencing with Synthroid , and I couldn't tell if my symptoms were from that...
    ... They wanna try me on levothroid a generic form of synthroid so they say..I guess I will see what happens with...
    ... They wanna try me on levothroid a generic form of synthroid so they say..I guess I will see what happens with ... So far, I am doing better since switching to the Synthroid higher dose; my hyper-type symptoms have improved...
    ... So far, I am doing better since switching to the Synthroid higher dose; my hyper-type symptoms have improved...
    ... absolutely no meds and doc says Im nuts about the Synthroid . Each time I've tried taking it, it freaked me out ... feel better being totally hypo than I did with the Synthroid crap. I really thought I was gonna croak with that ... not something to speed me up and freak me out, like Synthroid does. Felt like I was on Crystal Meth or something...

  49. Side Affect: Tremor
    ... After I was on synthroid for a few days I got jittery.The doctor cut the dose ... and then the jitters came back.He then took me off synthroid completely and has yet to put me on anything else ... of caffeine in my system.I am assuming it was the Synthroid because I felt better a few days after being taken...
    ... My Hashi's gives me the shakes, and when I went on Synthroid the shakes got worse. I didn't know what was going ... on Armour, 60mg's. I don't have those shakes now. Synthroid doesn't agree with everyone, ask your doc about another...
    ... Shakes, yes. When I took my Synthroid my hands were shaking uncontrolably...felt like a ... walking around Hypo with 16 TSH....Feels better than the Synthroid did, that I will swear but the Hypo symptoms still ... I was nuts but I know my body and know it was the Synthroid . I never felt like that before. It was awful....

  50. Armour At Last:Questions on How to Take it and Dose????
    ... All, Have some questions for you. Finally got off synthroid and am to start Armour on Saturday. Was Taking ... 100mcg. of Synthroid am now to take 30mg. of Thyroid. Isn't this abit...
    ... If your numbers were in line with 100mcg Synthroid , you should probably be on 90mg of Armour. Is he by ... versus a split dose, I’m on 90mg Armour and 50 mcg Synthroid and take it all at once when I get up in the morning...
    ... Maybe because you still have the Synthroid in your system? That is a very low dose. I started...
    ... surge", so he's starting slowly. Could be because the Synthroid is still in your system and he doesn't want to overload ... but it has happened here) he doesn't know the Armour/ Synthroid equivalents. I agree you should probably ask, if...
    ... reason to go slow with the Armour for you because the Synthroid is so slow acting, that all you did was to drop your ... Synthroid equivalence from one dose to the next step lower dose...
    ... I switched from synthroid 150mcg to armour,my doc started me off slowly,I think...

  51. Bodybuildergirl
    ... sugar and TSH levels are after 5 weeks on increased synthroid . I was a little concerned about the fluid retention...

  52. Test Results and Your Suggestions please!
    ... Don't settle for a doc that will only use TSH and Synthroid .....you wouldn't be satisfied! Call around until...

  53. Meep.......midwest.......
    ... ignorant to know the symptoms were being caused by Synthroid . Duh....
    ... Midwest... your symptoms were being caused by Synthroid ? Tell me why... I can just soak up this information...
    ... My response to Synthroid was somewhat unusual. It seemed to hit my system ... unmedicated TSH was back up to 6.42. In between all that Synthroid adjustment, I had terrible muscle and joint pain, ... including the endo, told me that it was likely the Synthroid causing all these symptoms; but when I went off it ... Again I say, this kind of severe response to Synthroid is not typical, although I have seen many people come...
    ... are studies that say Armour is more effective than Synthroid , but I can't provide you with any at the moment. ... but it probably is for the majority. As I said, the Synthroid hit hard, but I had no such reaction when I started...
    ... m one of the success stories........started out on synthroid and cytomel.......am now on Armour/Synthroid combo ... doing well. Armour hit my system much easier than synthroid ever did....

  54. 1st endo visit during pregnancy
    ... resulted in a recommendation to skip one dose of my .15mg synthroid every week. i disagreed, and haven't been doing that...

  55. New Dr./ new problems
    ... work to see where it is after 5 weeks on increased synthroid . Dr. also found something else. Dr. said I have...

  56. Heat Intolerance
    ... Dx - Hashimoto’s Rx- Synthroid The past few days the temperature has soared to...
    ... have (and I am claiming it is from the upped dose of synthroid ) I will at least enjoy things. Bonnie...

  57. Question about armour for hypo
    ... upped it to 120 and felt alot better......added 50 mgs Synthroid to bring up Free T4 and now feel great. It takes time...

  58. Biopsy Results and my Numbers
    ... diagnosis of thyroid disease, and they are told that Synthroid brand thyroxine is the best drug to treat hypothyroidism...
    ... have been scared witless of overmedication ever since Synthroid came on the market. There's controversy about whether...

  59. T4 to T3
    ... you're talking about a doctor sold on the TSH and Synthroid method, you're not going to change his mind. May...

  60. test results
    ... TSH was 40!!!! Not sure what T3 or T4 was. I started Synthroid and have been on it for 8 weeks..I already lost weight...
    ... TSH was 40!!!! Not sure what T3 or T4 was. I started Synthroid and have been on it for 8 weeks..I already lost weight...

  61. What does this lab result mean?
    ... appeared at about the same time. But if you now take Synthroid and feel no better, it's most likely because you aren ... 't being Rxed a high enough dose, or Synthroid isn't the right drug for you. The antibodies, per...
    ... reply, midwest1. I had been taking thyroid meds synthroid for over 10 years at the time test results came in...
    ... your TSH should ever approach 100 while you are on Synthroid - or any other thyroid med. The problem with your...
    ... refused. After a long series of events and a trial of Synthroid , I found a doctor last October who began effective ... health as well. I began at 30 mgs. and now take 90. Synthroid absolutely does not work for everyone, no matter what...

  62. Just when i thought it was safe.........
    ... Armour and Hypo, but I am on 2 grains and 50 mcg of Synthroid because this is what's right for me. My numbers are...

  63. synthroid alternative
    ... I was put on synthroid for hypothyroidism and reacted badly to it. I called ... rash. Once again I called and was told to leave the synthroid off completely. I was wondering if anyone here has ... had a similar experience with synthroid and what is the alternative medication I may expect...
    ... stubbornly reluctant to prescribe anything other than Synthroid , that people run into this problem more often than ... synthetic meds in general. I also reacted badly to Synthroid ... not with a rash, but with terrible joint and muscle ... appetite. The endo I was seeing prescribes nothing but Synthroid . Even after she reduced my dose twice, I eventually ... come back in 3 months. She offered no alternative to Synthroid . Within a month after stopping it, I was hypo again...
    ... really compare stuff yet, but I didn't do well on Synthroid . Synthroid made me feel like my Hashi's was worse ... folks here really like it. I felt way too jittery on Synthroid , and I'm glad to be off of it now. This Armour hits...
    ... really compare stuff yet, but I didn't do well on Synthroid . Synthroid made me feel like my Hashi's was worse ... folks here really like it. I felt way too jittery on Synthroid , and I'm glad to be off of it now. This Armour hits ... morning with just water. That's the method used for Synthroid only since it's only T4 and is very slowly reacting...

  64. I am having a serious problem with getting a diagnosis
    ... at the first office visit, but when her treatment ( Synthroid and nothing but Synthroid) failed, she said the symptoms...

  65. Need help with labs
    ... about what can happen at the start of treatment with Synthroid or other thyroid med. It's typical to experience ... from. If he didn't want to treat you then, or if Synthroid was the only drug he would offer, he may not be the...
    ... I'll move on. Oh, BTW, the GP that gave me the Synthroid didn't tell me much about what to expect, etc. I had...

  66. Meds And Unusual Reactions!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... reaction to possibly the fillers in the drug. If it is Synthroid , you're not alone. There have been many, many people...
    ... sorry to hear that you're reacting so badly to the Synthroid ...but get off of it altogether! You're having an ... allergic reaction to the fillers in Synthroid . Call around until you find a doc that will treat ... have them done at all? Also, you're not taking the Synthroid correctly....even if it was right for you. It's obvious...
    ... Thanks everyone. It is Synthroid that I am on. A full dose is 100mcg. which I took ... different %'s in like armour versus straight T4's in synthroid . Thanks Again,...
    ... Thanks everyone. It is Synthroid that I am on. A full dose is 100mcg. which I took ... different %'s in like armour versus straight T4's in synthroid . Thanks Again, [FONT=Comic Sans MS]It's simple...

  67. Thryoid test interpretation
    ... same position as many others here. I switched from synthroid to armour thyroid in January and just had a follow ... do to help it? By the way, when I switched from synthroid to armour, my cholesterol dropped over 50 points almost...
    ... I take both Armour 2 grains and Synthroid 50 mcg. to bring up my Free T4. You need to get your...
    ... see if he treats his patients with just the TSH and Synthroid , or is willing to do the Free T's and work with any...

  68. I'm pregnant! Any advice
    ... obgyn that I was just diagnosed and would start taking Synthroid 50mcg as of today. She said to take one bloodtest...

  69. Lab Results - Please help Interpret!
    ... that time because last time I started a small dose of Synthroid it totally freaked me out with panic attacks and shakiness ... which might be the reason I was so damned sensitive to Synthroid - I might have jacked my T3 up even higher with the ... Synthroid . Any help or input would be greatly appreciated:...
    ... other numbers. I'll just say that when I started on Synthroid I got pretty shaky and stuff too. I'm on Armour now ... different thyroid med. Some folks are sensitive to Synthroid . Good luck! :)...
    ... better, some people as Renee mentioned cannot tolerate Synthroid or any synthetics. When my T3 was high and T4 low...
    ... No, Im not on any meds....doc wanted me on synthroid but i stopped taking it months ago because of the...
    ... above, thanks. Don't you think that by taking the Synthroid I will eventually push my T3 up even further which ... told me to "see a shrink, take the Paxil and take the Synthroid ".....and he totally disregarded the fact that the ... last time I took synthroid my hands were trembling the entire day and my chest...
    ... above, thanks. Don't you think that by taking the Synthroid I will eventually push my T3 up even further which ... told me to "see a shrink, take the Paxil and take the Synthroid ".....and he totally disregarded the fact that the ... last time I took synthroid my hands were trembling the entire day and my chest ... ....there are other medications out there besides Synthroid . Find a doctor that will help you with other thyroid ... hypo.......and hypo you are. If she/he says with Synthroid and TSH......dial the next number! You want one that ... T's. You obviously reacted to the binders in the Synthroid ...not a "good thing". Keep us posted and we'll help...
    ... I agree with Opal, try something other than Synthroid , it does not work for a lot of people. I think your ... keep T3 going, the meds should level you off, but not synthroid , the dr obviously is not listening to you, its time...

  70. Not Sleeping
    ... 3-4.2 I am currently on 25 mcg Cytomel and 75 mcg Synthroid (He upped the synthyroid from 50 to 75.) I have to...
    ... 3-4.2 I am currently on 25 mcg Cytomel and 75 mcg Synthroid (He upped the synthyroid from 50 to 75.) I have to ... what I'd do about that though. Your present dose of Synthroid 75 mcg is about equivalent to Armour 45 mg. about ... on Armour? If you can, start out at 90 mg. Your Synthroid is really a low dose, as is your Cytomel. With Armour...
    ... hypo friend Charlene had the same thing. Give your synthroid time to work or you may need an increase. Hang in...
    ... I have been uppped from 50MG to 75MG of synthroid (from eltroxin) but not any other meds. into my second...

  71. Help, this doc is gonna make my sister hyper
    ... of that study I asked my doctor to switch me from Synthroid to Armour and it was almost instant that the depression...

  72. Heres my test results PLEASE HELP
    ... because I knew he wouldn't do anything), I added 50 mcg. Synthroid to what I was taking, then called the Doctor's office...

  73. Hi everyone
    ... I was doing some research on synthroid ..Which i shouldnt have been doing in the first place ... anyone ever heard of anybody having a seizure from synthroid in the beginning of treatment ? If so why? What causes...

  74. Help-TSH and T-4 are both low!
    ... diagnosed with hypothyroidism 9 years ago, I am on .50 synthroid and .25 cytomel, am also on 1.25 premarin (surgical...
    ... diagnosed with hypothyroidism 9 years ago, I am on .50 synthroid and .25 cytomel, am also on 1.25 premarin (surgical...
    ... Stacy, it seems to further confirm why I need more Synthroid . Now the hard part!! Making the case to my endo...
    ... opinion, your low fT4 would indicate a need for more synthroid ... there is a small possibility (really minute, but...

  75. My endo appt yesterday ~ Wow :)
    ... He told me that he would go ahead and treat me with synthroid , even though he didn’t feel it would make any difference ... too. The endo put me BACK on T4 – he prefers Synthroid , but said I could take Levoxyl, just NOT a generic ... . I filled it for Synthroid , costs more, but still reasonable and my pharmacy...
    ... start feeling good real soon! I was on that dosage of synthroid before and needed to switch to a T3/T4 combo. Still...
    ... situation, at least at this point until we see how I do on synthroid alone. The fact that he does prescribe all the meds...
    ... start feeling good real soon! I was on that dosage of synthroid before and needed to switch to a T3/T4 combo. Still...