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  1. New to Synthroid
    ... but chances are your jumpiness is *not* from the Synthroid , but from your own stress about taking it. Overstress ... hope this helps. You really should take the whole Synthroid in the morning on an empty stomach as directed. ...
    ... much.(I'm off those now) I was just put on 25mcg of Synthroid (what is that in mg by the way?) and I am already ... this problem? I know this is a very small dosage of synthroid , but like I said, I have this problem with meds for...

  2. Weight control success stories?!!
    ... having success the past few weeks. I take .125 mcg synthroid daily. I take it on an empty stomach first thing...
    ... having success the past few weeks. I take .125 mcg synthroid daily. I take it on an empty stomach first thing...
    ... having success the past few weeks. I take .125 mcg synthroid daily. I take it on an empty stomach first thing...
    ... blood work and we were going to discuss changing my synthroid to armour....

  3. No progress
    ... not necessary. All they do is the TSH and prescribe synthroid until it comes in line. They have no idea about the ... 100 mcgr for 4 years. Now they have increased my synthroid to 150. Three years ago my TSH was 5.9; well below...
    ... not necessary. All they do is the TSH and prescribe synthroid until it comes in line. They have no idea about the ... 100 mcgr for 4 years. Now they have increased my synthroid to 150. Three years ago my TSH was 5.9; well below...
    ... not necessary. All they do is the TSH and prescribe synthroid until it comes in line. They have no idea about the ... 100 mcgr for 4 years. Now they have increased my synthroid to 150. Three years ago my TSH was 5.9; well below...

  4. Starting out on Synthroid, what to expect
    ... The Synthroid starts working the day you start taking it, but it...

  5. Elevated FT3 and TT3 questions?
    ... symptomatic very easily. Last January I was on Synthroid and Cytomel but GP didn't like the results so sent ... Recent blood work in Jan/04 on only 150 mg of Synthroid TSH 1.09 FT4 16.8 TT3 ... Uptake 0.33 My main question is will switching from synthroid to Armour cause my T3 levels to go through the roof...
    ... dose to see how it affects you and keep taking the Synthroid with it, just maybe a smaller dose, your ft4 level...

  6. Non existent libido
    ... anyone have suggestions? I'm on the smallest dose of synthroid (.025)available because of a TSH of 4.6. I go back...
    ... worse as well. Your dr. has you on a very low dose of synthroid I think I started at 75 mg. You will probably not...

  7. synthroid/armour
    ... I recently switched from .1mg of synthroid to 90mg of armour. I am starting to feel a little ... hyper. What is the equivalent of armour to .1mg of synthroid ? Is it 90mg? thanks Mark...
    ... Ninety mg Armour is closer in equivalency to 150 mcg Synthroid , according to Armour's website....
    ... equivalent. I just switched this week and was on 175 mg synthroid which is 90 mg. I felt hyper as well but went down...
    ... maceuticals claims that 60mg Armour is equivalent to 100mcg Synthroid , BUT, if you do te math, and convert the amount of ... T3 and T4 in Armour to a number you can compare to Synthroid , it works out to more like 60mg Armour is equivalent ... to 74mcg Synthroid . In theory, the calculated number is closer, in...

  8. Heart Rate
    ... was only 15 (range 10-20). I have a new rx of .88 synthroid which I am now afraid to take. I am afraid I am going...
    ... thanks for your replies. I will keep taking my .88 synthroid to try to raise my FT4. Hopefully things level out...

  9. am I hypothyroid or not?
    ... thyroid was "low normal" and started me on 50 mcg. Synthroid . After much experimentation for several years, I...

  10. T4 not increasing
    ... Hey guys, I started .25 synthroid in sept. and have gradually worked up to .75. . Since...
    ... Hey guys, I started .25 synthroid in sept. and have gradually worked up to .75. . Since...

  11. Got test back..
    ... I had RAI in Nov and now I'm Hypo and on 75 mcg of synthroid ....

  12. Feeling hopeless, need encouragement
    ... someone who is in the same EXACT boat. I've been on synthroid for about 8 weeks and feel JUST like you. My endo...
    ... - so I assume she'll flip a bit!! Oh well- if the Synthroid isn't helping and her only answer is that it's because...
    ... Here's an explanation of what went wrong with the Synthroid that I just wrote in another thread, in case you didn ... 't see it ~ When I said Synthroid didn't work for me, what I should have said is that ... the MD I now have. I never felt good while on the Synthroid . The only positive thing it did was eliminate the...
    ... Here's an explanation of what went wrong with the Synthroid that I just wrote in another thread, in case you didn ... 't see it ~ When I said Synthroid didn't work for me, what I should have said is that ... the MD I now have. I never felt good while on the Synthroid . The only positive thing it did was eliminate the...
    ... tell you what that could be. I recently switched from synthroid to armour and I don't feel any worse. Still going...
    ... tell you what that could be. I recently switched from synthroid to armour and I don't feel any worse. Still going...

  13. For Midwest
    ... confirmed I had Hashimoto's, but who only prescribes Synthroid . When it didn't work for me, she didn't have any...
    ... confirmed I had Hashimoto's, but who only prescribes Synthroid . When it didn't work for me, she didn't have any...
    ... one quick question Midwest- when you say that Synthroid didn't work for you- how did your bloodwork look after...
    ... When I said Synthroid didn't work for me, what I should have said is that ... the MD I now have. I never felt good while on the Synthroid . The only positive thing it did was eliminate the ... right? If your doctor is willing to increase the Synthroid to bring your FT4 even higher, you could try waiting...

  14. Should I switch??
    ... Well I have been on Synthroid for about 9 weeks now- my endo tells me that my numbers ... think I should switch over to Armour- even though the Synthroid has straightened out my levels? Guess I'm a bit bummed...

  15. surgery
    ... after thyroidectomy is the same one you take now... Synthroid or another brand of T4. And yes, it does take some...

  16. How do you juggle your weight and hypo-t around?
    ... started on 25mcg of Levoxil and now I am on 88mcg of Synthroid . I can deal with my thyroid problems...I am having...
    ... started on 25mcg of Levoxil and now I am on 88mcg of Synthroid . I can deal with my thyroid problems...I am having...
    ... feeling good until just recently when she uped my synthroid from 75 mcg to 88mcg. I feel bad now. I have also...
    ... started on 25mcg of Levoxil and now I am on 88mcg of Synthroid . I can deal with my thyroid problems...I am having ... contains both T4 and T3. I gained weight when taking synthroid (T4) the first month, then I switched to Armour in...

  17. There is hope ...
    ... finding a doctor who would prescribe something besides Synthroid for my hypothyroidism / Hashis, I am happy to say...
    ... finding a doctor who would prescribe something besides Synthroid for my hypothyroidism / Hashis, I am happy to say...

  18. Switching from synthetic to natural hormone
    ... enough) But she also gave me cytomel and 175 mg of synthroid and I was feeling less depressed. I really want ... me 1 1/2 grains (90 mg) which is par with 150 mg of synthroid . I was on 150 synthroid and had just upped it to...
    ... The source I have for converting Synthroid to Armour says that 90 mgs (1 1/2 grains) of Armour...

  19. I need some reassurance
    ... changed meds and got rid of the skipping? I am on Synthroid , having terrible skips all day long and wonder if ... they will go away. I didnt have them before I went on Synthroid . I feel like I cant take another day like this, but...
    ... haven't lately, maybe your body just doesn't like Synthroid , it may be one of the fillers or binders in it....

  20. Im back again
    ... Well, I started my first dose of synthroid and I feel awful....I have had a headache all day ... have felt very nauseated..Is this common with taking synthroid ? I also feel kinda weird in my head if that makes...
    ... Well, I started my first dose of synthroid and I feel awful....I have had a headache all day ... have felt very nauseated..Is this common with taking synthroid ? I also feel kinda weird in my head if that makes ... Your headache and nausea are not due to the synthroid . It probably is your anxiety causing your headache ... and nausea. Give it some time. Try to relax. Synthroid is NOT going to kill you. You'll be fine. It takes ... 4-6 weeks for the synthroid to start working. Remember, it took a long time for...

  21. Stressed........:-(
    ... something wrong (as if you didn't know ;) ) when the synthroid does absolutely NOTHING -- and if your TSH is so...

  22. Anxiety Attacks??
    ... week. My first endocrinologist started me out with Synthroid only and since I was young and rather uneducated about ... what was going on, I lived with my Synthroid -only dosage (between .150 and .250 throughout the ... some of the symptoms, he took some tests, lowered my Synthroid dose to .150 and had my start taking 5 mcg of Cytomel...
    ... dosage and then start feeling like I did when I was on Synthroid alone. I guess I will have to wait and see....
    ... dosage and then start feeling like I did when I was on Synthroid alone. I guess I will have to wait and see. agree...
    ... in the past few weeks. I have been on my Cytomel/ Synthroid combo for close to 6 months and haven't had any major ... one's T3 also gets dragged up very slowly by the T4 ( synthroid ), so after 6 months, i can see it happening (the T3...

  23. Need someones advise
    ... I went from taking nothing to 100 synthroid , straight to 175 of synthroid, then to 200 of synthroid...

  24. Question for Armour users
    ... completely agree with the others here. For 10 years on Synthroid , Levoxyl, all the synthetics my tsh was 5. Now on...

  25. MEEP, Midwest, your thought on this one please
    ... Can I pipe in for just a sec? I was taking synthroid and cytomel before I started Armour and I can tell ... else, give it a shot. I have had to add 50mcg. of synthroid back in because my FT4 was too low, but other than...
    ... Can I pipe in for just a sec? I was taking synthroid and cytomel before I started Armour and I can tell ... else, give it a shot. I have had to add 50mcg. of synthroid back in because my FT4 was too low, but other than...
    ... My experience was very much the same as Miper's. Synthroid just plain knocked me for a loop... caused brutal...
    ... remember you saying what you went through with the synthroid , your body must not like those synthetics at all....

  26. Armour helping smptoms-- New Lab Numbers
    ... and FT3 came up on Armour, so I now take 50 mg. of Synthroid along with 2 grains of Armour....
    ... miper and dea4---- I tried Synthroid on a small dosage and it didn't seem to agree with...
    ... miper and dea4---- I tried Synthroid on a small dosage and it didn't seem to agree with ... posts that people are supplementing thier t4 with synthroid . Most people that I have spoken to that are on Armour...
    ... begin to use Armour after having been on levoxyl or Synthroid . They are very slow to be converted and used. The...
    ... I feel better after supplementing my Armour with Synthroid , so I must have needed it....

  27. Could Chocolate be a problem?
    ... Dx - Hashimoto’s Rx - Synthroid 75/88mcg In the past three months I have had almost...

  28. help: hashi's, pregnancy, and TSH
    ... TSH is too low, and they are reducing my dosage of synthroid . My TSH is suppressed well below the lab range...

  29. Free T3 results finally in - need advice T3 uptake keeps decreasing
    ... range of normal. I am currently taking 150mcg of synthroid and 10mcg of Cytomel. I have been on this combination ... same lab ranges) with my meds increased to 100mcg of synthroid . My T3 uptake is now down to 17, range (22.5-37) ... with meds at 150 mcg of synthroid . Does this sound crazy or strange to anybody else...

  30. Does anyone have success stories?
    ... !!!!!!!!! I have been hypothyroid for 15 years. Synthroid , Levoxyl, and tsh's of 4. to 5. Medication made a...

  31. Please advise. New member.
    ... My Endo wants to take me down from 200 to 175 of Synthroid . I am scared to go back to 175 as when I was on 175 ... opinion on whether or not I NEED to go lower on my Synthroid dose? Matter of fact, I do not know what the labs...
    ... like a million hairs a day!) and also with every med ( synthroid , then levothyroxine) increase. The meds can actually...
    ... like a million hairs a day!) and also with every med ( synthroid , then levothyroxine) increase. The meds can actually...
    ... I forgot what you're taking now. But lets say it's synthroid . Maybe you would do better with Levothyroid or generic...

  32. Hyper and Worried
    ... get regulated on my meds. I started out on 150mcg Synthroid , then went down to 100mcg-then to 125mcg. Well, I ... My Neuro didn't think my symptoms were due to my synthroid being too high, but after talking to my Rad Onc's...

  33. Calling girlygirly...
    ... thinking that it might've gotten a little better on Synthroid , but that may have been coincidence... just the result...
    ... cave-ins. For example, last summer when I was taking Synthroid , the acne got somewhat better... BUT... in summer...
    ... cave-ins. For example, last summer when I was taking Synthroid , the acne got somewhat better... BUT... in summer...

  34. Test results--PLEASE HELP Interpret
    ... acceptable to me so he called in a prescription for Synthroid starting at 88mg. Will pick up today. So what...
    ... acceptable to me so he called in a prescription for Synthroid starting at 88mg. Will pick up today. So what ... Comic Sans MS]Annie.....somehow I'm not sure that the Synthroid dosage was correct that you wrote. Please read the...

  35. Stupid Doctors!
    ... better, I don't know if it's because I was put on synthroid after the surgery, maybe my body didn't like the levoxyl...

  36. Anyone out there have problems with Synthroid?
    ... care doc increased my meds from .112 Levoxyl to .125 Synthroid on Jan 2, 2004. I felt much better with respect ... important consideration....your symptoms). As for the Synthroid ....yes, I've read many people having symptoms from ... Synthroid . Then the doctor panics, lowers their dose, and they ... put out more....and leaves you feeling terrible. Synthroid is not for everyone and without having the FT3 and ... enough T3...or what's going on. If your doctor loves Synthroid and won't prescribe Armour, there are synthetic T3...

  37. pregnancy and T3
    ... hashi's and have been stable at 0.15mg of eltroxin or synthroid for the last few years... however, i have been concerned...

  38. Syndrom X ???????
    ... good. Went down 1/2 grain Armour and added 50 mcg Synthroid . After a few weeks started feeling bad so added back...
    ... good. Went down 1/2 grain Armour and added 50 mcg Synthroid . After a few weeks started feeling bad so added back...

  39. so what now?!?!
    ... dxd 7 weeks ago with Hashis hypo and prescribed .075 synthroid . I really haven't felt any better on the synth. So...
    ... on that dose and am now on 2 grains plus 50 mcg of Synthroid . Before all of this, I was on Synthroid and cytomel...
    ... TSH was 6.98 by then, and the endo agreed to start Synthroid . I took it for 3 months and felt worse the whole ... better. After the 3 months, the smallest dose of Synthroid sent me hyper, and the endo discontinued it. She ... done well on it. None of the troublesome pain the Synthroid gave me. I went from 1/2 grain to 3/4 grain to a...
    ... the extra T3 that you aren't getting with plain 'ol Synthroid . I do have to say that I didn't feel better on Armour...
    ... grain Armour would substitute for about 75-100 mcgs. Synthroid ....
    ... I believe that there's a chart online of Armour to Synthroid conversions. 1 grain Armour, if I recall correctly ... , is about equal with 75mcg of Synthroid . So, he's starting you on roughly an equal doseage...

  40. Chronic thyroiditis
    ... To defend themselves, they stick with using only Synthroid , ask you wait months to see if your symptoms clear...
    ... fatigue. We talked about the different medications synthroid , armour, etc. and he is going to start me on 0.075 ... mg Synthroid to be taken at night and scheduled me for blood tests...
    ... I've been taking Synthroid for almost 3 weeks and for the last couple of weeks ... experienced this. I am on no other medication except Synthroid ....
    ... adverse effect in the prescribing information for Synthroid . They say it may be a sign of overtreatment. Let...
    ... My doctor took me off synthroid last week and told me to have a blood test done in ... 3 months. I felt terrible on synthroid - I was having headaches and my legs felt very weak ... control, because I'm still feeling tired. I was on synthroid for 3 weeks. Is waiting 3 months to go for blood tests...
    ... Hi again kelcon. I too had a bad experience with Synthroid . It created terrible aching in my muscles and joints...
    ... I couldn't handle the Synthroid either, and my Endo put me on 1 grain of Armour to...
    ... mcg of Levoxyl. My body sure didn't like 75 mcg of synthroid that I had been taking. He said it may have been...
    ... I'm glad you didn't stop the Synthroid and wait 3 months to see about taking something else...
    ... office to tell them the problems I was having with synthroid . And, today, even though we had discussed at length...
    ... been almost a month since I switched from 75 mcg of Synthroid to 50 mcg of Levoxyl. I still didn't like the way...

  41. Decreasing meds?
    ... regulate my levels. I've been on the same dosage of synthroid for 8 years and have my tsh level checked once a year...

  42. Weight?
    ... numbers and she had told me before she would put me on synthroid . She believes that there is something wrong with...

  43. Feeling SUPER BAD!! Again!!
    ... seems) could prescribe a minimum dose of levoxine ( synthroid , eltroxin) to help you thru' ... jeez laweez, i...
    ... seems) could prescribe a minimum dose of levoxine ( synthroid , eltroxin) to help you thru' ... jeez laweez, i...

  44. Cytomel and CLA, increase in appetite
    ... there had the same urges? I was already on 150mcg of synthroid . I have seen no difference with the addition of cytomel...

  45. cold to the touch
    ... weeks ago) but no difference yet. My labs were good on synthroid but still felt like crap so am trying armour now....

  46. adding more meds
    ... headaches for about 6 months after going on eltroxin, then synthroid , then thyroxine ... now back on synthroid and i'm ... questioning -- 50mcg eltroxin, 75mcg eltroxin, 100mcg synthroid (and at some point there was plain old thyroxine in ... there) ... i'm now taking synthroid ... i'm thinking that, cuzz i'm so sleepy, maybe ... it's the fillers in the synthroid that are causing me not to improve and eltroxin might...
    ... well, through my teenage years, I took eltroxin and synthroid at different times to see different outcomes. If I ... but eltroxin was more of a constant throbbing while synthroid was a constant dull pain. All I know is that cytomel...
    ... work as well. I have only ever recieved eltroxin or synthroid , I actually think most of my doctors would not prescribe...
    ... work as well. I have only ever recieved eltroxin or synthroid , I actually think most of my doctors would not prescribe ... most of the cost of) brand name many-things (like synthroid and eltroxin), but not this AD i'm taking ... i must...

  47. Help understanding my Thyroid Levels
    ... find out what I was told my levels are. I will be on synthroid 100 mcg, or something like that. I don't know what...

  48. Do I need to find a new endo?
    ... November 2003 TSH 207.44 Dr. put me on 100mcg of synthroid (I do not have a problem with synthroid- my body tolerates ... Dr. had me start taking 10 pills per week of 100mcg synthroid January 2004 TSH .07 Dr. had me only take ... 8 pills per week 100 mcg synthroid February 2004 Had back surgery- can surgery affect...
    ... Your doctor has been treating you with a high dose of synthroid and is now reducing it because your TSH has dropped...

  49. T4 and T3 help please Dr. gave me cytomel
    ... over a year ago. Every 3 months go to dr. he up my synthroid . I have gone from 75 mcg to 200 mcg since Mar. of...
    ... over a year ago. Every 3 months go to dr. he up my synthroid . I have gone from 75 mcg to 200 mcg since Mar. of ... was given. Chances are that they may reduce the synthroid soon because you wont need as much T4 as the T3 is...
    ... over a year ago. Every 3 months go to dr. he up my synthroid . I have gone from 75 mcg to 200 mcg since Mar. of ... as your thyroid disease becomes better because the synthroid (T4) drags the T3 up behind it ... what i'm saying ... works very quickly, and then leaves the body, unlike synthroid , which takes about 6 weeks ... a followup appointment...

  50. Need 'How To's' for doctor shopping, please (& an update)
    ... what she needs to do. I do know she has only taken Synthroid (had Hashi’s and had thyroid removed when it became...
    ... probably weren't from my Hashi's. She prescribed only Synthroid , which didn't work for me. Her solution was to leave...

  51. Synthroid, T-3 and Armour
    ... among other symptoms. Your doctor is not aware of the Synthroid lawsuits for inconsistencies, rather than the smear ... campaign that Synthroid set up against Armour Thyroid when they first started...

  52. Pregnant withh Thyroid Antibodies????
    ... Hashimoto hypothyroidism. I was put on .10 dosage of Synthroid . With my second pregnancy I was on Synthroid .10 ... should be no lower than .80. So they decreased my synthroid to .075 and told me to go see my general practioner...
    ... Really not much to be concerned about. Probably your Synthroid is keeping the number in check. I now surmise that...

  53. Soooo disappointed in Endo.
    ... UUUGGGHHHH!!! They don't even know I added 50 mcg. of Synthroid to that. When I went in, I asked them to do the...
    ... UUUGGGHHHH!!! They don't even know I added 50 mcg. of Synthroid to that. When I went in, I asked them to do the...

  54. Is this true...
    ... this true? It's been one week since I've started the synthroid and the first 4 days I actually felt pretty good besides ... not able to fall asleep till around midnight. Is synthroid suppose to make you lose weight? The first 3 days...
    ... this true? It's been one week since I've started the synthroid and the first 4 days I actually felt pretty good besides ... not able to fall asleep till around midnight. Is synthroid suppose to make you lose weight? The first 3 days...

  55. Before and After Hypo Meds Question
    ... I will be going for tomorrow. He also wants me on Synthroid but told me to see a shrink. Problem is, my shrink ... Thyroid is not really the problem or do I take the Synthroid in hopes that my panic attacks are coming on due to ... messed up my Thyroid really is and then taking the Synthroid in hopes that it will straighten out the Panic situation...
    ... medical profession. Get the blood work done, start the Synthroid , and start looking for a new doctor and a new shrink...
    ... I will be going for tomorrow. He also wants me on Synthroid but told me to see a shrink. Problem is, my shrink ... Thyroid is not really the problem or do I take the Synthroid in hopes that my panic attacks are coming on due to ... messed up my Thyroid really is and then taking the Synthroid in hopes that it will straighten out the Panic situation...
    ... think I may be bipolar or something. If that tiny Synthroid pill can cure all this crap it will be a miracle....
    ... of dizziness....particularly after I eat. I have Synthroid but was going to get my labs done first before taking ... that will make me jumpy or more anxious as I've heard Synthroid can do. Last time I tried taking it, it might have...
    ... of dizziness....particularly after I eat. I have Synthroid but was going to get my labs done first before taking ... that will make me jumpy or more anxious as I've heard Synthroid can do. Last time I tried taking it, it might have ... is going to cause more problems in the long run. Synthroid or any thryoid drug will make you "jumpy" if you are...
    ... diagnosed with hypothyroidism, and I started on 25mcg of synthroid and it encouraged panic attacks and anxiety. I have ... klonopin usually keeps it in check, but I had to stop synthroid b/c it was messing with my anxiety. I'm going to see...
    ... diagnosed with hypothyroidism, and I started on 25mcg of synthroid and it encouraged panic attacks and anxiety. I have ... klonopin usually keeps it in check, but I had to stop synthroid b/c it was messing with my anxiety. I'm going to see...

  56. thyroid recovery?
    ... d had that. You're taking a very large dose of Synthroid for being diagnosed just last fall. What was your...
    ... d had that. You're taking a very large dose of Synthroid for being diagnosed just last fall. What was your...

  57. at a loss
    ... better on levothyroxine than I did on the name brand Synthroid . Have you been tested for Hashi's? Night sweats and...
    ... from canada and armour thyroid is not sold here. synthroid seems to be the only choice. i will try to get the ... zelnorm. the other reason why i want to stop taking the synthroid for a while is that the ibs and nightsweats are starting...
    ... from canada and armour thyroid is not sold here. synthroid seems to be the only choice. i will try to get the ... zelnorm. the other reason why i want to stop taking the synthroid for a while is that the ibs and nightsweats are starting ... should be looking at stoppingTHAT drug...NOT the synthroid which your body needs. There were many other side ... good idea to look more into this drug. Stopping the synthroid may just add to your problems....
    ... Are you taking synthroid ? Sorry. I'm from the US and I don'tknow what's available ... the US but maybe you would do better on that than synthroid . Levoxyl is another brand that comes to mind. Many...
    ... right. You could be heading more hypo if you stop the synthroid . Barb...
    ... worse than they did without it. I'm one of them; Synthroid was too harsh on my system. Since I switched to Armour...

  58. Endrocronolgist or MD ?
    ... thyroid problems.........one is my sister who takes synthroid . My weight is my major concern although I am short...

  59. Does anyone suffer form reoccurring hives
    ... related I would have expected it to go away while on Synthroid . It has not....

  60. Thyroid meds and Fiber? Are they compatible?
    ... taking thyroid meds? Is this true? I've been taking Synthroid for over 3 months and am just now starting to feel...
    ... taking thyroid meds? Is this true? I've been taking Synthroid for over 3 months and am just now starting to feel...

  61. Ovulation Insomnia Connection?
    ... interested in your thoughts, Thanks, Cheri 88 synthroid , Hashimoto's...

  62. Got my lab results, need expert help!
    ... one won't be of any help. At best he'll put you on Synthroid and guess at the dosages. The nodules should be checked...

  63. Synthroid...Help!!
    ... HAVE ANOTHER QUESTION. I HAVE BEEN READING UP ON SYNTHROID . I HAVE READ THAT IT IS ONLY T4 & YOU NEED T3 TO...

  64. Lab Results - Starting Rx for hypo (finally) - Input please
    ... come in to discuss it. He is prescribing .25 mcg of Synthroid and I am to retest in 6 weeks. I don’t know at...
    ... and it was my neuro who gave me a presc. for some synthroid ? (i had crawled and just said, :"i'm in trouble here...

  65. Will I need Synthyroid?
    ... probably prescribe some kind of T4 supplement, either Synthroid or another brand. You sound unsure about whether...
    ... probably prescribe some kind of T4 supplement, either Synthroid or another brand. You sound unsure about whether...

  66. THYROID-T4 vs Catscan
    ... medication you discussed--a replacement hormone like Synthroid or Levoxyl or an antithyroid drug like MMI (Tapazole...

  67. Legs swelling
    ... for legs swelling. I've noticed since beginning the Synthroid that my legs have been swelling from the knees down...
    ... for legs swelling. I've noticed since beginning the Synthroid that my legs have been swelling from the knees down...
    ... next month..he wants to wait and see how I do on the Synthroid before doing more labs and he WON"T prescribe Armour...
    ... next month..he wants to wait and see how I do on the Synthroid before doing more labs and he WON"T prescribe Armour ... you didn't need Armour because you responded to the Synthroid , what would happen down the road if you did need to...

  68. osteopath question
    ... hope this guy can make me feel normal again. The synthroid has improved my skin and hair and I don't have severe...

  69. Feel terrible but labs are fine
    ... on. With normal TSH readings can I still have my Synthroid increased? What are the side effects? I was taking...
    ... How much Synthroid are you taking? How much Cytomel were you taking ... before and how much Synthroid were you taking with it? Do you have a set of labs...
    ... How much Synthroid are you taking? How much Cytomel were you taking ... before and how much Synthroid were you taking with it? Do you have a set of labs ... with the reference ranges? I am taking .1 of Synthroid now and was taking .088 when i was on Cytomel. The...
    ... Cytomel combo, you were getting the equivalent of 138mcg Synthroid , and now you're getting 100mcg. That would explain ... you should have been switched to 112mcg or 125mcg Synthroid when you dropped the Cytomel. Get your labs from ... with the Cytomel numbers. Will your GP prescribe Synthroid or does he/she insist that your endo treat your thyroid ... have lots of hypo symptoms, so you want to try 112mcg Synthroid to see if your symptoms resolve. If they don't, then ... 125mcg with 112mcg; if symptoms persist, go to 125mcg Synthroid . You don't want to go hyper, but you clearly are...

  70. Hypo with the Flu..help..
    ... My Endo finally put me on Synthroid 75mcg 2 days ago. I had RAI last Nov for Graves and ... else. Well anyway..the day before I started the Synthroid ..I came down with a runny nose and sneezing and coughing...
    ... can eat a bear..lol Another question..I take my synthroid between 3 & 4 am every morning. I usually have fresh ... should take these supplements. Before I started the Synthroid I didn't really worry about when I took them but now...

  71. Test results back
    ... to see only tested the TSH...and she decreased the synthroid dosage from .125 to .112. I still have low body temp...
    ... I read your other post, and it seems you've given Synthroid enough time to show if it's going to help you or not...

  72. for opalfirejucika
    ... that you need LESS. Your body makes T3 of the T4 ( Synthroid ), if you're liver is converting efficiently. If not...

  73. Hypo?
    ... there are several different meds available not one ( synthroid ). Look up Dr. Lowe and Dr. Blanchard, they are endos...
    ... there are several different meds available not one ( synthroid ). Look up Dr. Lowe and Dr. Blanchard, they are endos...

  74. TSH TEST...not tested for T-4 and T-3
    ... that I did not need any T-3 or T-4. She said taking Synthroid provides my TSH levels with what is needed. The...
    ... how long? What was your most recent TSH, how much Synthroid are you taking and for how long, and why do you think...
    ... how long? What was your most recent TSH, how much Synthroid are you taking and for how long, and why do you think ... began taking Euthroid and in the 80s I begin taking Synthroid , instead. I have always taken .125 mg. I moved ... state. In order to get the new doctor to prescribe Synthroid for me, she ordered lab/blood work.. She changed/decreased ... and other symptoms, too, even though I am taking the Synthroid . The doctor says I need nothing else...Thanks....
    ... what your doctor is refering to when he/she said that synthroid provides your tsh levels with what its need and that ... your dont need to take t3 or t4. Synthroid is t4. And yes tsh, is important, but it could miss...

  75. Test Results - Opinions Please?????????
    ... as far as i know ... i started out taking 50mcg of synthroid last year, and am on 137 this month; my FT4 is still...