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  1. Went to new Endo
    ... Armour because he says that most folks don't do well on Synthroid . He says most of us don't convert the T4 to T3 like ... their thyroid med? When I started on my 50mcg's of Synthroid , many of my "hyper" symptoms improved, AND I wasn...
    ... GOOD IDEA of what to watch for with my meds. Even on Synthroid 75mcg's my pulse only finally got up to around between...
    ... more harm. The endo I saw has put me on 112 mcg of synthroid which I just started this morning. He pointed out ... keep close tabs on it with starting this new dose of synthroid . I know this does not answer any of your questions...
    ... DID see some benefit to starting the thyroid med ( synthroid ) but 50 mcgs was just too low to stay on, and I'm...
    ... you were in the same boat, with too low of a dose of synthroid , at only 50 mcg. I sure hope boosting me to 112 mcg...

  2. New Endo just called with Lab Result's and I need help
    ... ....I have been on both sides....started off with synthroid and cytomel, then went to Armour. I can't tell you ... how much I love Armour. When I started on the synthroid combo I felt better than I did befoe anything, but...

  3. What do you think ???
    ... ringbearer, What kind of meds are you on? I am on Synthroid ..175 3 times a week and 200 4 times a week.......
    ... really made me self-conscious! I’m on 112mcg of Synthroid daily, right now. I have had trouble keeping weight...

  4. new here need help
    ... my case) and he put me back on thyroid medication ( synthroid ), but at over 4 times the low dose my GP had put me...

  5. question about test results
    ... the patient's symptoms, or sticks with the TSH and Synthroid . Make an appointment only with a doctor that will...

  6. Hay fever is gone!
    ... in the past, I still live on Clarinex. I've been on Synthroid , Armour, and now I'm on a combination of both....
    ... the allergy meds so I just live with it. I was on Synthroid since February, and we are just now in the height...

  7. dry eyes and Hashimoto's
    ... since I got my meds upped from 50mg eltroxin to 75mg synthroid , my eyes for the past 4 days have not bothered me...

  8. Went to New Endo......
    ... No, he wants me to go on Synthroid /cytomel and I pretty much told him he would have to ... effect on people. WHATEVER!!!!!!!! I've been down the synthroid /cytomel road and I llike the Armour road much better ... "Armour doesn't have reliable dosage delivery and Synthroid does" dragon rearing it's ugly head. I'm also seeing...
    ... low. UH uh! He didn't even have a clue that I added Synthroid to it. I love this guy, I just hope and pray that...

  9. Conversion from Synthroid to Armour/Thyroid Hormone

  10. Iwannalife's daughter needs help
    ... problems. I read that being on too large a dose of Synthroid can cause one to go hyper and can therefore cause ... mind this was WITHOUT any meds) So, the guy got on Synthroid and as they increased his dosage, they watched his...

  11. GP vs. ENDO?
    ... prescribing. Right now I'm on a combination of Armour and Synthroid . The endo I saw was considered one of the best in ... hit 2.5 he sent me on my way without increasing my Synthroid and didn't want to see me for a full year, even though...

  12. Help...
    ... starting on the Armour, did you have those problems with Synthroid ?...
    ... I switched from synthroid to Armour 60mgs. When I switched I felt terrible...

  13. Does this sound right to you?
    ... a fluctuating thyroid and to stay on the 50 mcg of Synthroid for 3 months cause if he touches my meds I will go...

  14. ? for Meep or other--endo appt. Wed lab/med questions.
    ... with T4. Alot of us on Armour do this. I take 50 mcg. Synthroid with my Armour and feel much better now. My TSH is...
    ... there a dosage I should request? And which synthetic-- synthroid or something else? If I add some Armour, won't ... you which you want to try, personally I would not do synthroid . I suppliment with Unithroid and I believe so does...

  15. Im back again
    ... Does synthroid elevate your pulse...Or am I just imagining things...

  16. Dr. Appt didnt go so well, Know one will help..
    ... nurse if that doctor treats hypothyroid with TSH and Synthroid , or does he explore other medications and the FT3 ... and FT4. If she says TSH and Synthroid ...hang up that phone and call the next one! You'll...
    ... nurse if that doctor treats hypothyroid with TSH and Synthroid , or does he explore other medications and the FT3 ... and FT4. If she says TSH and Synthroid ...hang up that phone and call the next one! You'll...

  17. Tired and Cold
    ... I know it hasn't been a full week on the increased synthroid , but boy, I feel like crap. I have been having problems...
    ... I know it hasn't been a full week on the increased synthroid , but boy, I feel like crap. I have been having problems ... Hi........sorry to say, but adjustment periods for Synthroid can be 2 - 3 weeks and sometimes 4 weeks. However ... considering changing to Armour. Not everyone is suited to Synthroid (though a lot of doctors would like to think so.....

  18. meep, midwest1 -- new labs and i'm crashing!
    ... submit"), so here goes again: feb. 10 labs 125mcg synthroid and 25 cytomel ================================= ... to 20) fT3 5.3 (2.6 to 5.7) april 1 labs 150mcg synthroid and 25mcg cytomel ============================== ... except my fT4 -- what??!), so on april 8 i increased my synthroid to 200mcg and my cytomel to 25+25 (i must take it...
    ... whether it's the T3 or just the general upping of the synthroid ... now here's a conundrum: this AM i was listening...
    ... get nuked in june, and she's dreading going off the synthroid for a month ... ~~today hasn't been all bad --...
    ... since this is day 4 or 5 of my new dose adjustment of synthroid . Cannot explain it. Maybe the other crap is forcing...
    ... I went from one name of meds (eltroxin) to another synthroid , and even though I KNOW it is the same, my own self...

  19. New and in need of help!
    ... ppointment, "Does this doctor believe in just using TSH and Synthroid for his hypothyroid patients or does he to by the ... T3 and Free T4? Also, does he medicate with just Synthroid , or uses any combination of the available thyroid ... want to go see a doctor that only uses the TSH and Synthroid because he's a doctor that will guess at the dosages...

  20. Long term cough and nasal congestion
    ... feel good this morning (day two of higher dose of synthroid ) maybe it is all not real.... I will see around...

  21. Question About Cytomel
    ... dosage of cytomel would be while taking .113 mg of synthroid ? thanks...
    ... dosage of cytomel would be while taking .113 mg of synthroid ? thanks [FONT=Comic Sans MS]I don't understand your...

  22. Feeling Very Bad Today
    ... Levothyroxine 125mcgs (.125mgs). I had to switch from Synthroid because it made me feel horrible. This adjustment...

  23. Newbie with a question...
    ... question? I am hypothyroid and have been on .05mg Synthroid for almost a year. After starting the medication, ... take my meds for about 3-4 days. Would the lack of synthroid in my body for this short length of time cause me...
    ... during my second pregnancy. I was immediately put on Synthroid and had my blood levels checked once a month. However ... T4 levels were as I wasn't told. I was put on 0.1mg synthroid once again. About 3 months into the Rx, my blood was...
    ... during my second pregnancy. I was immediately put on Synthroid and had my blood levels checked once a month. However ... T4 levels were as I wasn't told. I was put on 0.1mg synthroid once again. About 3 months into the Rx, my blood was...

  24. Synthyroid problem or is it just me, sigh...
    ... I went on 50 mcg's (not much I know) of Synthroid , and didn't feel any different on it, BUT my TSH dropped ... 50mcg's. I have to say that I'm not impressed with Synthroid so far, no offense to anyone else who is doing wonderful...
    ... Hi, You may not be able to tollerate Synthroid , some people can't. It sounds to me like you have ... the week before than you need something other than Synthroid . Midwest had this happen to her, she could not ... take Synthroid because it dropped her too low, she is now taking...
    ... previous post stated, I was switched from 'eltroxin' to synthroid at my request to have my dose upped from 50mg to 75mg ... measures like 75mg) now you have me concerned. Is Synthroid , and Eltroxin the same thing? if so then I should...
    ... BRAIN FOGGED I AM? All this time I've been taking " Synthroid " and thought it was spelled Synthyroid, GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR...
    ... sense doesnt it ?? synthetic thyroid maybe = SYNTHROID ??? add it it the Canadian one (I am Canadian,...
    ... synthyroid - hahha thankgoodness we are both now on synthroid !!! hahah Oh me thanks for the Easter Chuckle I really...
    ... Most synthetics have the same active ingredient - Synthroid , Levoxyl, Eltroxin, Levothroid, Unithroid etc. are...
    ... here in Canada, and when I saw my new stuff was the synthroid HMMMM I am one of the gang. Thankyou again for...
    ... here in Canada, and when I saw my new stuff was the synthroid HMMMM I am one of the gang. Thankyou again for...
    ... have done. I am trying to understand your doses of synthroid but need to keep re reading it over and over again...
    ... fixed (cross my fingers) along with this upped dose of synthroid (gee sounds strange after so many years of eltroxin...

  25. Change in my Meds
    ... the familiar name of ELTROXIN is now replaced with synthroid . I feel like one of the gang now haha as those of ... still the Levothyroixine (generic name) but now called synthroid . Different colour pill as well, I went from white...
    ... post. I'm soooo sorry!!!! When I went from .50mg synthroid to .75mg, I went a bit on the hyper side for a short...

  26. How does one know if on right Thyroid med's ??
    ... but I have heard from several that it was worse on Synthroid , although I do know of someone on synthroid that said...

  27. Taken off T4 due to BP/heart rate problems - any input would be appreciated
    ... had nothing to do with it ... i'm on 175/200mcg synthroid alternating, with 25mcg cytomel twice a day tossed...

  28. emotional healing and thyroid...?
    ... treats thyroid problems. Does he use the TSH and Synthroid or does he use the patient's symptoms along with the ... T4 level in your body. If giving a small dose of Synthroid doesn't help the patient, they tell you it's NOT...
    ... question, have you ever tried switching from Levoxyl to Synthroid or another brand of t4? Sometimes people react better ... in that I do better on generic Levothyroxine than Synthroid . Barb...
    ... input? normally, i'd suggest a bump-up in your synthroid , but yours seems to be at about the level you can...

  29. Results 1.4 is normal?
    ... combinations of others if indicated, or only with Synthroid ? If he says he only uses Synthroid, yes, you will...

  30. Few weird questions on thyroid post-Grave's disease
    ... However, some people have hair loss problems from the synthroid as well so it will probably be hard to know which...
    ... and he said it's possible that I was converting the synthroid , so we switched. I was on it a little over two weeks ... friend says she notices a difference when I'm on my synthroid , even though I don't notice a difference. She says...

  31. Hashimotos Hypothyroid - am I getting worse?
    ... S.) or Parke-Davis thyroid (Canada). I started on Synthroid , which caused more physical problems than it resolved...

  32. newly diagnosed sufferer
    ... to 5 (at 6.28) and put me on the lowest dosage of synthroid possible- 25 mcg. Heh, sorry if my writing is sloppy...
    ... OOPS!!!! I didn't tell you I take 125 mcg Synthroid daily....

  33. low dose?
    ... Hi, My doctor started me on 25 mcg of Synthroid , I think because my TSH was 4.39 when first tested...
    ... My Doc started me at 125 mcg Synthroid ....but I was having life-threatening symptoms...I...
    ... Hi, My doctor started me on 25 mcg of Synthroid , I think because my TSH was 4.39 when first tested...
    ... until 5/7, which is 6 weeks after I started taking Synthroid . I can't imagine her testing any sooner, or upping...

  34. My Endo visit has left me feeling a little nuts
    ... 2003 TSH 3.9 (range .5 to 5.0) -- started on 50mcg synthroid feb 10 2004 TSH .01 (range .45 to 5.0) ... fT4 13.7 (range 9.1 to 23.8) -- up to 175/200 mcg synthroid (to raise my T4) all (except the two TSHs!) have...

  35. saw my endo
    ... 2 minutes tops. He wants me to stay on the .088mg synthroid for 2 more months and see him again. At that time...
    ... 2 minutes tops. He wants me to stay on the .088mg synthroid for 2 more months and see him again. At that time...
    ... Farah. I'm presently trying to get him to incr. my synthroid , but if that doesn't work, I'll try the Thyroid. ...
    ... Farah. I'm presently trying to get him to incr. my synthroid , but if that doesn't work, I'll try the Thyroid. ...

  36. I Love Armour..
    ... Armour and I feel much better. I was on 75 mcg of Synthroid for 1 month and wasn't feeling any better ( I know ... and work my way up if needed..since I still have the Synthroid in my system. He told me to take 1 grain in the morning...
    ... especially, since like you said, you still have the synthroid in your system. I woud give it a few weeks, even if ... plenty of people on here who have gone straight from synthroid to armour, so maybe they'll come along and add some ... more. I went off of synthroid for 6 weeks (scan and uptake) then started back on...
    ... Armour and I feel much better. I was on 75 mcg of Synthroid for 1 month and wasn't feeling any better . He told ... around 4 pm if I felt I needed a boost. Annie Synthroid dosages are not even remotely similar to Armour. ... The dosage for someone converting from .75 mcgs of synthroid is 1 grain NOT 2 grains. 2 grains is the conversion ... amount for 1.5 mcgs of synthroid . Thank godness that you didn't follow your doctors...

  37. Need advise on new Lab Results
    ... they tested my TSH it was at 6.4. They started me on Synthroid 50 mcg. I was tested a couple of weeks ago and they ... good now and that I should just continue with the Synthroid . I saw a new doc yesterday who had my lab results...
    ... adjustment period. You may very well need more synthroid , and possibly even something with T3, like Armour...

  38. New to the Boards - Help!!!!!!!!!
    ... osteoporosis (hypo already causes this), so that much more synthroid would damage my bones more --- so what to do? came...

  39. New Appt with Doc...Questions in there about Armour
    ... I was on synthroid and cytomel....went off for 6 weeks to have scan and...
    ... did not believe in anything other than Levoxyl or Synthroid . So I started shopping around for another doctors...
    ... if I feel worse? I started taking a small dose of Synthroid about a year ago. TSH went from 6.98 to 2.43 in only ... setbacks have always been less severe than on the Synthroid , and they are becoming fewer the longer I take it...

  40. Test Results - any advice
    ... and ask the nurse how he treats hypothyroid, with Synthroid and TSH, or with whatever it takes and the FT3 and...

  41. what's wrong with me?
    ... too had only a slightly elevated TSH (4.8) and the Synthroid I took did nothing to help my symptoms (most annoying...
    ... and ask if he treats hypothyroid with the TSH and Synthroid , or does he use the Free T3 and Free T4 with whatever...
    ... or two, I'm stabled out at 2 grains and 50 mcg of Synthroid . Please give it a chance before you go off of it....
    ... too had only a slightly elevated TSH (4.8) and the Synthroid I took did nothing to help my symptoms (most annoying...
    ... and ask if he treats hypothyroid with the TSH and Synthroid , or does he use the Free T3 and Free T4 with whatever...
    ... or two, I'm stabled out at 2 grains and 50 mcg of Synthroid . Please give it a chance before you go off of it....
    ... dinner. I've been taking it first thing in the a.m like Synthroid . Thanks for all your help! And Bluelady- my biggest...
    ... dinner. I've been taking it first thing in the a.m like Synthroid . Thanks for all your help! And Bluelady- my biggest ... her if that doctor treats hypothyroid with TSH and Synthroid only, or does he treat it with the patient's symptoms ... including the use of Armour. If she/he says only TSH and Synthroid ....hang up and dial the next number. This way you...
    ... dinner. I've been taking it first thing in the a.m like Synthroid . Thanks for all your help! And Bluelady- my biggest ... her if that doctor treats hypothyroid with TSH and Synthroid only, or does he treat it with the patient's symptoms ... including the use of Armour. If she/he says only TSH and Synthroid ....hang up and dial the next number. This way you...
    ... dinner. I've been taking it first thing in the a.m like Synthroid . Thanks for all your help! And Bluelady- my biggest...

  42. tsh of 0.04?
    ... taking 150mg of Armour thyroid,and loving it.I took synthroid for years,it didn't work very well.I changed Dr,and...

  43. Mind's racing...
    ... not doing something right, but that came from the Synthroid people insisting that you must take thyroid medication ... morning with a glass of water, on an empty stomach. Synthroid doesn't give you those highs because the T4 increases...
    ... I have been taking the Armour the same way as the Synthroid - maybe that's why I'm feeling so out of it- I just ... as she didn't know much either. We had tried the Synthroid (1/2 grain or .050 mg) and then the Armour at the...

  44. Herbal remedies?
    ... pothyroidism? I was just diagnosed and do not want to take Synthroid . I am looking into herbs. Specifically Thyodine...

  45. flushing feeling in the face..among other things
    ... hypo? I was just diagnosed a few weeks ago and am on synthroid . Before I was diagnosed, I was feeling bad a lot of...
    ... find my face is not as puffy now...I have been on Synthroid for 7 weeks...but there still are days that my face...
    ... what dosage/drug are you on now? i'm up to 175mcg synthroid and must take 25mcg cytomel twice a day when i start...
    ... husband not helping." I've only been on 25 mcg Synthroid for 1 1/2 weeks, but I do feel somewhat better. I...
    ... husband not helping." I've only been on 25 mcg Synthroid for 1 1/2 weeks, but I do feel somewhat better. I ... cutting out all soy for the past 4 weeks. 25 mcg Synthroid is barely a dose -- do you think you could ask for...

  46. Whats a good starting dose..
    ... My TSH is 2.1 ( 0.27-5.20) came down from 6.95 on Synthroid for 3 weeks FT4 is 1.830 (0.93-1.70) came up from ... 1 or slightly lower. I'm currently on 75 mcg of synthroid but it's breaking me out in bad hives on my neck and...
    ... of Armour (60 mgs) is roughly equivalent to 75 mcgs Synthroid . But many MDs will start at a lower dosage than that...

  47. Help With Info Please
    ... don't remember what drug you're on, but I know that Synthroid comes in a 25... so no splitting necessary. Just...

  48. side effect to levoxyl
    ... it is low normal (in which case you may need more synthroid ), but if you're still having side effects, as midwest1...

  49. How Frustrating!!!!!!!!!
    ... BUt, I do have hypothyroidism and have been put on Synthroid for six weeks now. But...I know it takes time for...
    ... months that you talk to your dr about switching as Synthroid does not work for everyone, doesn't mean it won't ... there are other options. If your dr only prescribes Synthroid , find another dr. Also be sure they check your Free...
    ... Hypothyroidism last week! I have also been put on synthroid . Funny thing is thats not what I went to the doc for...

  50. Adverse reaction to synthroid
    ... Eventually, it became clear I couldn't tolerate Synthroid and began taking Armour thyroid. I never got any...
    ... Eventually, it became clear I couldn't tolerate Synthroid and began taking Armour thyroid. I never got any ... be having some sort of reaction to the binders in synthroid like metioned above.Im calling Monday morning again...
    ... pig glands, it's dosage is as close to accurate as Synthroid (which is all T4). If your present doctor thinks...
    ... sensitive to the inactive ingredients (fillers) in Synthroid tablets? [Acacia, confectioner's sugar (contains ... sensitive to the dyes used for the various colors of Synthroid ’s tablets that vary with their dosages. The 50...
    ... feeling much better now?My TSH was 6.98 when I began Synthroid , but the level of TSH doesn't really have much bearing ... it can get better... I promise! When I first began Synthroid , I already had read all the testamonials here about ... point, I was so glad to be diagnosed that I took the Synthroid on the premise that since it is the most-prescribed...

  51. Can you give me input?
    ... if they will precribe the natural meds, if they say Synthroid only, pass them by. Hope this helps you, I hope...

  52. Can you help me get ??? ready for my doc appt?
    ... checking ;) !) -- you say you're on a low dose of synthroid -- what dose are you on? i certainly think you need ... some change by now?" ... yes -- you are on too little synthroid , but please post your dosage -- it's easier to analyze ... that way (like if you're on 25mcg synthroid , that's far too little and i suggest an immediate ... thyroid antibodies test ... request an increase in your synthroid and some cytomel (T3 -- it helps relieve depression ... is an :) ... good luck .. jb ~and post your synthroid dosage, just for the sake of interest ... ~~ questions...

  53. Help with Test Results
    ... this would indicate hyperthyroidism. I am on .150 of Synthroid daily and 5mcg 2x daily of Cytomel. My doc said to ... keep my dosage the same except take 1/2 of my Synthroid on Sunday. He said that my levels were normal and...
    ... this would indicate hyperthyroidism. I am on .150 of Synthroid daily and 5mcg 2x daily of Cytomel. My doc said to ... keep my dosage the same except take 1/2 of my Synthroid on Sunday. He said that my levels were normal and...

  54. Armour or Thyrolar in Canada?
    ... Thyroid or Thyrolar are avaible in Canada? I am on Synthroid (and am diabetic as well) and feel that the synthroid...
    ... Thyroid or Thyrolar are avaible in Canada? I am on Synthroid (and am diabetic as well) and feel that the synthroid...

  55. I know i have a thyroid problem but how bad
    ... and is willing to look at all medications, not just Synthroid . I did much better on Armour Thyroid. Synthroid...
    ... loss, etc. (which is affected by T3) after being on synthroid . Armour is 80% T4 and 20% T3, so it can go either...

  56. Can male hypo be fertile
    ... fertility specialist. He has a check up each year for his synthroid and that's pretty much it....

  57. Need a different point of view
    ... my radiation. By phone he told me to start 100mg of synthroid in the AM and 25mg of cytomel twice a day. I have...

  58. Interesting labs on Armour..help
    ... range, but Free T4 was still low, so I ended up adding Synthroid (50mcg) to the mix. Quite a few people who are on...

  59. New Labs
    ... ok, i think you could safely increase to 88mcg synthroid and followup tests (fT3/ft4) in three weeks or a month ... and your T4 is still low, take another bump-up of synthroid ... the T3 is what actually makes your thyroid ... dropped a little -- yet another indication of too little synthroid , i think ... and by the way, my TSH is .01 -- if my...

  60. Got some test results
    ... up some of my test results. I've been on 75 mcg of synthroid for 3 weeks but will be switching to armour next week...
    ... up some of my test results. I've been on 75 mcg of synthroid for 3 weeks but will be switching to armour next week...

  61. My TSH can back Very Low???
    ... cytomel, but I know quite a few who end up adding synthroid to bring up the Free T4. Increasing the Armour until ... go from there. I am on both Armour (2 grains) and Synthroid (50 mcgs) and now feel fine....

  62. A ? about Armour
    ... wednesday. Does the same rule apply to armour as to synthroid ? Like no Calcium or protein or fiber at the same time ... ? I was taking my synthroid at midnight. What is the best time to take armour...

  63. Fish Oil/Jitteriness? also Soy Question
    ... Glynis, Dx Hashimoto’s Rx Synthroid Last year I increased my soy product intake thinking...

  64. Armour vs Synthroid
    ... it anyway. My thought was I still have all my synthroid and cytomel and if this doesn't work then I can just...

  65. Feel Worse at Ovulation/PMS times???
    ... during their ovulation time? Am I crazy? :o I'm on Synthroid which seems to help during much of the month, except...
    ... during their ovulation time? Am I crazy? :o I'm on Synthroid which seems to help during much of the month, except...
    ... teary and I feel very very mild like cramps. Hmm. If Synthroid (or other hypo drug) is working should we be feeling ... this way? I am pretty new to Synthroid and have only been feeling like this during ovulation...

  66. Help Please! Can someone help me understand thryoid levels and meds!!
    ... upon? I have read some very negative articles about Synthroid ....but my endo did mention that after my RAI I would ... be put on that. What are your experiences with Synthroid ? Is there a reason some people take more than one ... med?...I have read about combinations of Synthroid and Cytomel and some others that I can't remember...
    ... increase/decrease the dose of your medication. I'm on synthroid now and I feel fine. But I've heard some people can ... can absorb as much radioactive iodine as possible. Synthroid has both T3 and T4 (although I think, the ratio of ... upon? I have read some very negative articles about Synthroid ....but my endo did mention that after my RAI I would ... be put on that. What are your experiences with Synthroid ? Is there a reason some people take more than one ... med?...I have read about combinations of Synthroid and Cytomel and some others that I can't remember...
    ... to measure the binding protiens in your system. Synthroid is T4 only, Cytomel is T3 only, some people have trouble ... T4 to T3 not T3 to T4. Not everyone does well on Synthroid , some do great, for some I think it has more to do...
    ... correlate with my symptoms. I was started out on 150mcg Synthroid . Within 4 or 5 weeks I started to feel very jittery...

  67. Went to NEW Dr
    ... finally found a gem. He told me to stop taking the synthroid ( it was causing me to break out in hives on my neck...

  68. Hashi..Question
    ... haven't ever felt myself since then. I was taking Synthroid and felt horrible now I'm on Levoxyl. I'm okay on...

  69. Basic thyroid questions?
    ... find out: What is the difference in Armour and Synthroid and what conditions exist to cause people to desire...
    ... find out: What is the difference in Armour and Synthroid and what conditions exist to cause people to desire ... you up to speed. Armour is T3(20%) and T4(80%). Synthroid is only T4. Synthroid is not the better drug to use...

  70. MEEP, could you advise?
    ... Then you might need to add either Cytomel (T3) or Synthroid (T4), until both of them are in the right range for...

  71. Synthroid & Weight Loss
    ... the meantime, you're having to keep increasing your Synthroid dose to catch up to it. Also, all the LT4 drugs ... (like Synthroid ) have a long half life, which means that it takes...

  72. Making the switch!
    ... Well I'm gonna make the switch from Synthroid (.075) to 1 grain of Armour tomorrow morning. I've ... been on Synthroid for about 9 weeks- all my numbers look pretty good...
    ... posted the other day about Armour's equivalence to Synthroid ... [url="http://www.healthboards.com/boards/showthread...

  73. Why would doc put me on Tapazole if I'm hypothyroid?
    ... free t3 is 4.0, free t4 1.36. I have been taking Synthroid since November 21, 2003. On .150mcg right now. Thanks...

  74. feelings of swelling in neck
    ... . My TSH was something like 6.7, so she put me on synthroid and I have to go back in a few weeks for another test ... more pronounced (the swelling) since I started on the synthroid . It gives me the creeps. How many people here have ... never had to have anything done about it? I have heard synthroid will often lessen the enlargement ( is it normal for ... been your experience with this problem and being on synthroid ? By the way I am just about 33 and otherwise healthy...
    ... Hi Brandi, I have been on Synthroid for 23 years for an enlarged thyroid/nodules. At ... told me it wasn't. Give yourself time to get the Synthroid in your system and your levels to normalize. Also...
    ... The Synthroid should actually reduce the swelling of your thyroid ... Perhaps you are feeling a change as it reacts to the Synthroid , and perhaps you are stressing and getting anxious...

  75. Nodules, goiter, weak, dizzy, diarrhea...
    ... a multinodular goiter (for 23 yrs) and take .1 mg. Synthroid . As I understand it, after the birth of my first ... then switched over to hypoT and of course I take the Synthroid for suppression of nodules. I am anemic a lot and...