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  1. Users of Synthroid plus Armour, your experience!
    ... Anyway who uses both together ( synthroid and armour) please tell me how it worked for you. ... I am currently on 100 mcg of Synthroid after Total Thyroidectomy three wks ago. This was ... quickly. I am starting to feel very hypo on my dose of Synthroid and am thinking of adding 1/4 to 1/2 grain of Armour ... instead of upping Synthroid . I will have work tomorrow but right before ... work was already showing hypo levels on the 100 synthroid . Please let me know how Armour + Synthroid worked ... been taking Armour and Unithroid (same ingredient as Synthroid ) for a long time, and I wouldnt' trade it. I was...
    ... been taking Armour and Unithroid (same ingredient as Synthroid ) for a long time, and I wouldnt' trade it. I was ... pretty well decided to try adding a little Armour to my Synthroid (100). Thanks so much for the positive input...
    ... dose. I am now on 2 grains of Armour and 50 mcg. of Synthroid . Works for me. I feel better. I have blood drawn today ... first time that I have had labwork since adding the synthroid ....
    ... dose. I am now on 2 grains of Armour and 50 mcg. of Synthroid . Works for me. I feel better. I have drawn today ... first time that I have had labwork since adding the synthroid . Thanks for the info. Yes, please do keep ... me posted on your work. I bumped my synthroid down this morning and added a 1/2 grain of Armour...

  2. Newbie
    ... but I have had nodules for 23 years and have been on Synthroid all that time. I would advise you to go to an endo...

  3. Twogs And Our Tests
    ... my breasts were sore when i first began to take synthroid , and have been on and off since ... i had my last ... but i assume that because my breasts hurt on taking synthroid , the thyroid also has something to do with the reproductive...

  4. test results from new doc ...
    ... post of yours that says he changed you from 50 mcgs Synthroid to 100 mcgs Levoxyl, right? And that you're supposed...

  5. Trying to compare Synthroid before FDA Approval
    ... wondering if anyone had the list of fillers before Synthroid got FDA approval. I want to see if anything changed...
    ... FDA announced that the makers of all the LT4 drugs ( Synthroid , Levoxyl, Levothroid, etc.) had to submit applications ... conduct a series of tests and trials to prove that Synthroid was a safe and stable product, so they didn't necessarily ... Levoxyl or Unithroid, etc. However, Abbott bought Synthroid from Knoll in 2001, and they may have tinkered with ... it then. I've also read on the boards that the Synthroid formula did undergo a change at one point, but that ... before I started taking it in 2000. I've only taken Synthroid for four years, and I am not aware of any changes...

  6. high T3 lab results
    ... my result: 7.5 I am currently on 150mcg synthroid and 10mcg cytomel. i know that cytomel is straight ... on. He is considering taking me completely off synthroid and putting me on 25mcgs cytomel twice daily. honestly ... difference anyway...it didn't matter whether i took my synthroid or not..i always felt the same. so i'm glad he's not...
    ... it have still effected my bloodwork. i did take my synthroid that morning, though. also, do you think it's odd...
    ... wonderful. ya, i'm a little anxious about going off of the synthroid because i've been on it for years!!!well, it'll always...

  7. Will hair grow back? Please help
    ... 03 and hashimotos in Jan 04. I am taking 100mg of synthroid since January, recently I started loosing tons of ... I have also read that hairloss is a side effect of synthroid , should I consider switching to another med like armour...
    ... Belle, I can't answer yet as to the synthroid , but I have had hairloss while nursing exactly 6 months ... you are at a different stage. Not sure what impact synthroid might have on it, but you might be in a unique hormonal...
    ... 03 and hashimotos in Jan 04. I am taking 100mg of synthroid since January, recently I started loosing tons of ... I have also read that hairloss is a side effect of synthroid , should I consider switching to another med like armour ... 17. I was later diagnosed with Hashi's and put on synthroid . It gradually helped. Now my hair is back to normal...
    ... did it take to see re-growth?I have been on 75mcg of synthroid last Oct. We're looking at 5 months now. My hair still ... sheds the same as it did prior to taking the synthroid . I am noticing little hairs around the frontal hairline ... can take 6 mos-1 year until my body adjusts to the synthroid . I am trying so hard to be hopeful but it's hard....
    ... loss before finding out I was hypo. Then I started on Synthroid . The hair loss was worse at first. So it is true that ... Synthroid can make the hair loss worse at first. Then as I was...
    ... shower after having my thyroidectomy and starting synthroid . Anyway, about 2 months ago my friend(who is a...

  8. Jingle/Opal,Blue...etc. My 7yr...and T3 issue
    ... your FT4 should run about 1.5. Yours is too low. Synthroid is the answer here because your FT3 appears in good ... range. Although I don't like Synthroid , I'm advocating it here simply because of the good...
    ... daughters who is Hashi/Hypo now. She started .125 synthroid a on Feb 11th after getting those labs back. So...
    ... minutes ago and said she is cutting Destinys dose of synthroid in half (will know the exact dose when I pick it up...
    ... minutes ago and said she is cutting Destinys dose of synthroid in half (will know the exact dose when I pick it up...

  9. can't freaking believe it!!!
    ... because I was feeling so miserable- I had been on .075 Synthroid for 6 weeks and was gettting worse everyday (super...
    ... Well, I don't know. When I went hyper on Synthroid , my TSH was extremely suppressed (only .02), my FT4 ... are actually hyper, though. I'd put money on the Synthroid causing the problems - but remember, that's only a...
    ... clarify... My first answer looked like I meant to say Synthroid is the "anti-christ" too; but I don't want to imply...
    ... may not be able to take armour if your T3 is high -- synthroid is T4, but drags the T3 up behind it (as i'm sure...
    ... I don't know when you started taking Synthroid , but when I started Armour I definitely went hyper ... feeling better I would stick with the same dosage of Synthroid until I see the new endo and new blood results. ...
    ... MidWest noted, maybe you are having a reaction to Synthroid . Now that it's been a week, how are you feeling ... guessed it -- a four-day spike ... and had to reduce my synthroid accordingly (first to 75mcg for one day, then to 100mcg ... T4 is a little low, but my endo says that too much synthroid in the blood damages the bones, so i'm hesitating ... three months ... so that's why he's worried about the synthroid -- but can it really cause this? my feeling is that...

  10. New here and need help
    ... 4-4.2 Obviously I am hypothyroid. I was put on synthroid 0.05mgs the lowest dose they give and had my latest ... test done 3 weeks after starting the synthroid . 3/2/04 test results- this was the last test I ... However, I have lost a few pounds since starting synthroid . Am I not giving it enough time or should I be feeling ... as cured and gave me a years perscription for the synthroid and told not to worry about it. Also, we are wanting...

  11. synthroid vs armour - symptom change?
    ... familiar. Neither my untreated hypo nor my short time on Synthroid caused any changes in my hair; but since I've been...
    ... t on the high end at all. Before Armour I was on Synthroid .75 and I started with the hair loss and dry hair ... the dosage since the same thing happened to me on Synthroid . I had written in to Dr. Lowe yesterday to ask him...
    ... I took synthroid for years,and went from great hair to dry,brittle...
    ... So, January 2003, Dx hypo, prescribed 50mcg Synthroid March (approx.) Labs; Gained about 2 pounds/week ... on Synthroid TSH 1.82 (.3 - 3) FT4 1.93 (.7 - 2.0) Total T4 ... 4 grain (45mg) Armour? [rough equivalent of 56mcg Synthroid ]. Lost 15 pounds after switch to Armour January ... to 1 grain, 60mg Armour [rough equivalent of 74mcg Synthroid ] March 2004 labs; Dry, brittle, breaking hair, ... probably correct that your FT3 wasn't high enough on Synthroid although if you look at the low TT4 and high FT4 from ... at those March 2003 levels the instant you started Synthroid --it takes a while for the serum levels to build, and ... since you lost less on Armour than you had gained on Synthroid ), I would say both the T3 and the readjustment period ... The fact that your hair was still healthy on the Synthroid could mean that your hair simply had not become symptomatic ... hair might have come on even if you had stayed on the Synthroid . My guess is your hair change is more the result...
    ... caused hair problems. It seems like when I was on synthroid (with hardly any T3), my hair was in great shape. ... woudl help both. Then again, so would adding in some Synthroid . Even though it is T4-only, raising T4, tends to...
    ... timeline.... Jan 03 diagnosed with Hypo, given .025 Synthroid (by my regular GP), March '03 changed to .05 Synthroid ... lbs. It was only AFTER about 3 months on the .05 synthroid that I started gaining all the weight back. And after...
    ... Yock, I switched from Synthroid to Armour. When I started Synthroid my hair stopped...

  12. Went to the new doctor ...
    ... And he listened to me!!! :) I was on .05MG Synthroid , and he went ahead and gave me 4 weeks of 100mcg Levoxyl...

  13. blood tests/pills
    ... supposed to take my cytomel, but should i take my synthroid ? :) xoxoxo...
    ... dose, but the FT4 will be temporarily elevated by a Synthroid dose and the FT3 will be elevated by a Cytomel dose...

  14. hyper???
    ... levels came back high. I am currently taking 150mcg of synthroid and 10mcg of cytomel. i don't feel hyper. if my T3...
    ... levels came back high. I am currently taking 150mcg of synthroid and 10mcg of cytomel. i don't feel hyper. if my T3...

  15. Test Results, please help...
    ... When I began Synthroid , my TSH dropped like a boulder. From 6.98 to 2.1x...
    ... your TSH dropped like a boulder when you started on Synthroid ? What dosage did you start on? I guess you aren...

  16. puzzled
    ... confused. I have been hyptoT for 13 years and taking Synthroid .15 daily. To the best of my knowledge my numbers ... my next labs come back abnormal he would adjust my synthroid . I am just so confused... it was my understanding...
    ... to beware of the doctor that wants to start you on Synthroid without any labwork. Without knowing what your numbers...
    ... right tests on you to property titrate your dose of Synthroid . I really don't know what you're waiting for. ...

  17. TSH 30.00 and FREE T4 0.72
    ... T3 (20%) and T4 (80%). If he wants to start you on Synthroid , you may have problems because if your liver isn't...

  18. Me Again, Question about my 7yr old...headaches?
    ... Indications of? The week of the 22nd will be 6 weeks on synthroid and we have labs set for then. Her endo appt is in ... in mind her TSH was a 16.53 and she is on .125mg. synthroid . Thanks Ladies, with me, still not sure...I have...
    ... your 7 year old....well....she may be reacting to the Synthroid . What were her lab results last time (with the lab...
    ... Forgot she started the synthroid on the 11th of Feb. Her sleep hasnt changed at...
    ... mood swings, depression, and anxiety like I did with synthroid . Ask the doctor about that, maybe a trial on just...
    ... get the child's Free T3 and Free T4 levels done. Synthroid isn't going to touch her T3 levels if she's having ... trouble converting them from T4 of the Synthroid into T3. T3 is also responsible for weight control...
    ... and very different from a seven-year-old girl, but synthroid gives me headaches too -- or makes them worse ......

  19. TSH 17.5 What does this mean?
    ... hasn't come up enough. Often doctors stick you with Synthroid which is all T4 and you don't feel better so they...

  20. I'm back with my numbers ...
    ... date - 12/09/2002 TSH - 4.23 (.4 - 4.2) started synthroid .05 daily date - 12/10/2002 ultrasound "the isthmus...
    ... medication the doctor will most likely place you on is Synthroid . Not good. Armour would be better, it's 80% T4 and...

  21. discourged
    ... blow off a little steam. I just switched from .1mg of synthroid to 90mg of armour throid. I was diagnosed as being...
    ... though, is that 90 mgs Armour would equal about 1.5 mgs Synthroid , not .1 mgs. Did your doctor mean to increase your ... ll feel better when the Armour has taken over the Synthroid 's job. I changed from Synthroid to Armour and have...
    ... several weeks to see if it works. I switched from synthroid to Armour, and felt terrible, it took me over two...

  22. newbie needing info
    ... be better for you to start on Armour thyroid since Synthroid is all T4 and needs to be converted by liver into...

  23. Hi! I am a newbie ...
    ... children, ages 4 and almost 2. i started taking .05MG synthroid a year ago when i was diagnosed with hypo. my mom ... fine. i felt much better for a while after starting synthroid , but now i feel like i am losing my mind. all i can...
    ... are probably desperately undertreated. The dose of Synthroid you're on is very small, and likely isn't enough to...

  24. Thyroid disorders and other disorders
    ... constipation depression *brain fog (huh?) cold/hot (the synthroid might be working) exhaustion (why i slept 15 hours...

  25. Thyca's: What was your TSH once regulated?
    ... were regulated on meds. I am currently taking 125mcg synthroid and my TSH is at .04. My Dr. seems to think this is...
    ... were regulated on meds. I am currently taking 125mcg synthroid and my TSH is at .04. My Dr. seems to think this is...
    ... still haven't called back. :) So, I didn't take my synthroid today. I think I'll go to every other day, myself...

  26. hypo and infertility???
    ... can see is the hypo... I am really hoping that the synthroid will help us...Anyone else with infertility issues ... arm near breast. Does this have anything to do with synthroid or hypo? My blood pressure has actually dropped since ... on synthroid . Down to 95/29-105/40 Isnt that crazy numbering ... info.(Didnt even give me instructions on how to take synthroid just said one a day)...HELP PLEASE!...

  27. My antibodies are high. What does this mean?
    ... below 1 now but I'm still not "me" yet. Will the Synthroid bring the antibodies down or just the TSH? I just...
    ... half is a very hopeful sign. There is nothing in Synthroid or any other LT4 drug that directly lowers Ab’s...

  28. Heart Attack & Stroke
    ... treatment now. My own mother was 67 when she began taking Synthroid . Her doctor was a quack and didn't really know what...

  29. Just received a message from my doctor..........
    ... i also take synthroid (150mcg) with cytomel (10mcgs) and it made me feel ... needed. i still haven't found my perfect dosage of synthroid , but the cytomel did make me feel better. good luck...

  30. I am so frustrated, my sister has hypoT
    ... the cholesterol bit - and agreed to try her on 25 mg Synthroid . He was afraid to send her hyper. I filled her in...

  31. Change in numbers... what do they mean?
    ... diagnosed as HypoT 13 years ago and have been on 15mg of synthroid daily since. I never really paid much attention to...
    ... US is around 1.4. So I would definitely ask for a Synthroid increase to 175mcg if I were you and I would be willing ... lost weight on a strict diet and had to reduce my Synthroid . In general, replacement hormone is usually 1.6mcg ... sense? But definitely, you need an increase in Synthroid . You may find that when you lose weight, you will...
    ... doctors and was diagnosed HypoT. When I started the synthroid I stopped gaining and FELT sooooo much better (I had ... weight. Now I wonder if I have needed an increase in Synthroid from the beginning. Well now I can go in to my...

  32. Skin Tags?
    ... Anyone here have skin tags? I have been HypoT and on Synthroid for 13 years. I have developed an excessive amount ... exact cause, but he has seen this more in people on Synthroid and people with HypoT. Just wondering if anyone...
    ... thyroid is living!!! Bonnie Bonnie, Are you on synthroid ? Are you diabetic or insulin resistant? Your skins ... until I was diagnosed as HypoT and started taking Synthroid . hmmm...???...
    ... until I was diagnosed as HypoT and started taking Synthroid . hmmm...??? But you said in another thread that ... blown type II diabetes. I really don't think the Synthroid (or any replacement hormone) has anything to do with...
    ... yep I am on what ever the CDN version of synthroid is Levothyroixine (eltroxin) and correct these...
    ... one notices the skin tag thing after the hypo and synthroid thing, and by the way, i've had fewer skin tags since...

  33. Finally, the right test results are in! Someone please decipher?
    ... kinda low, etc.." So maybe I should just reduce my Synthroid on my own. Right now I take .150 and maybe I should...
    ... kinda low, etc.." So maybe I should just reduce my Synthroid on my own. Right now I take .150 and maybe I should...
    ... kinda low, etc.." So maybe I should just reduce my Synthroid on my own. Right now I take .150 and maybe I should...
    ... to experiment with this and take my 150 dosage of Synthroid 6 days a week and none on the 7th. That's all I can...
    ... to experiment with this and take my 150 dosage of Synthroid 6 days a week and none on the 7th. That's all I can...
    ... like a better idea and will keep the steady flow of synthroid into my system. Super... Marilyn :) Hmmmm.....

  34. going off meds
    ... eemccracken-- You should not go off the Synthroid if your original TSH was 3.0 and you were symptomatic ... losing the extra pounds once you began taking the Synthroid . Take it from me--one who packed on the pounds when ... changes in your own life. You're giving up on the Synthroid after two months without doing much research to see ... arms and legs energetically. Continue to take the Synthroid because a TSH of 3 is not normal for most people, ... you probably do need the metabolic pick-up that the Synthroid is giving you; run a new set of thyroid function tests ... your doctor is offering you because you do need the Synthroid ....

  35. Feeling like DOOKIE!
    ... Well some of you know that I started on .075 Synthroid about 5 weeks ago for hypo/hashis. I am feeling like...
    ... sorry you aren't feeling any better. When I started Synthroid - 75 mcg, my head cleared of fog within two weeks ... hyperactivity and no "starting" symptoms like the Synthroid ....

  36. cytomel expiration
    ... example, I recently purchased a 100 tablet bottle of Synthroid from a large national chain pharmacy. The label on ... months of purchase. If I use both the Cytomel and the Synthroid as directed on the doctor's prescription, I will have...
    ... out of pocket as I do, it makes a huge difference. Synthroid runs about $18 for a bottle of 100. If you order...
    ... out of pocket as I do, it makes a huge difference. Synthroid runs about $18 for a bottle of 100. If you order...
    ... manufacturers a strength range, so the 150mcg bottle of Synthroid will meet FDA guidelines if the actual potency is...
    ... same drug companies) that US pharmacies offer. My Synthroid costs $18 for 100 tablets in Canada versus $74 for ... so amazing. The difference in price between 100mcg Synthroid and 200mcg Synthroid for 100 tablets is about two ... same 400 doses. One bummer, though--the 300mcg Synthroid is in a separate category, and it's double the price...

  37. antibodies question
    ... bit. i was diagnosed with hashimoto's. i was put on synthroid and cytomel. you CAN diagnose a thyroid disease just ... course, have all the symptoms, etc. i have been on synthroid now for 2 years. the reason i am asking is because ... without thyroid diseases would have to take a lot of synthroid in order to feel the effect. i basically just need...
    ... i sound silly, but i'm sooo curious to see how my synthroid is effecting me...if it is at all. i am so overdo...

  38. Bug Eyes
    ... the onset of mild GED when I went hyper on too much Synthroid ; I had the redness, itchiness, dryness, puffy lids...
    ... the onset of mild GED when I went hyper on too much Synthroid ; I had the redness, itchiness, dryness, puffy lids...

  39. CLA - Need More Info
    ... CLA? Where do you get it? Is it okay to take with Synthroid and possible T3 medication ( My endo is waiting for...
    ... CLA? Where do you get it? Is it okay to take with Synthroid and possible T3 medication ( My endo is waiting for...

  40. Untreated hypothyroid
    ... had all the symptoms of a hypothyroid. She needed Synthroid . She'd be on it the rest of her life. Hah! Well...
    ... had all the symptoms of a hypothyroid. She needed Synthroid . She'd be on it the rest of her life. Hah! Well...

  41. back to Ladywolfe
    ... my dr about the results. He has had me on 212 mcg synthroid this last 6 weeks. 225 mcgs made my hyper, 200 made...

  42. New to the board
    ... and Free T4: 0.6 (1.2-4.9). I was put on 50 mcg of Synthroid . In 10/03 more bloodwork, only TSH tested was 49 ... - she increased my Synthroid to 100 mcg. In 12/03 more bloodwork, only TSH again ... time TSH's were back up to 18.3. She increased my Synthroid to 150 mcg, and I demanded she refer me to an Endicrinologi ... of lymphocytes. He is going to prescribe a combo of Synthroid and T3. On blood testing from the hospital, my...

  43. From Meds to no Meds in a year???
    ... were at 6.2 from a year previous 5.3 I was put on Synthroid of 25 then in 2 months upped to 50 then to 75 then ... I said no went to 88 well since day one of taking synthroid my hands throbbed all the way up to my elbows , restless ... completly and I feel much better after 1 week, what will synthroid do with out me as a customer any longer, go bankrupt...
    ... started with what I beleive are side effects of the synthroid ( throbbing hands & forearms) the controversy of what...
    ... the endocrinologist last week and she took me off synthroid all together. She wants me to get blood work done ... see where I stand. I feel alot better without the synthroid . Weird huh...? Hope you feel better and find the...
    ... the endocrinologist last week and she took me off synthroid all together. She wants me to get blood work done ... see where I stand. I feel alot better without the synthroid . Weird huh...? Hope you feel better and find the...

  44. anxiety and hypothyroid
    ... hard to not go on any mental meds) so she dropped my synthroid saying i was on too much and i stopped eating/drinking ... altogether. then, i was too hypo and i've just upped my synthroid . so, who know. i started exercising and that's really...
    ... about using it, too!! you might try reducing your synthroid , because you don't say how long this anxiety lasts...

  45. Hi, I'm new with a question...
    ... specialist, etc, still think that if you're given all T4 ( Synthroid ), that your body will convert whatever you need. ... problems converting the T4 to T3 and so do poorly on Synthroid alone. Often the Armour Thyroid is the better drug ... synthetic forms available, or you could go the route of Synthroid to bring up the T4's until they're in the upper ranges...
    ... [FONT=Comic Sans MS]Since you're being started on Synthroid (all T4) you should be okay with the upcoming lab ... from these lab results, it would also appear that Synthroid is not the best choice for you.....wouldn't you agree...

  46. Alittle More Hair Help!?!?!?...
    ... BREAKAGE OR LOSS? MY ENDO AND I ARE TRYING AGAIN WITH SYNTHROID . AFTER A WEEK OFF. NOW HE HAS ME TAKING 1/2 A PILL...
    ... considered that you might need some T3 added to the synthroid OR if you are sensitive to synthroid, you might try...
    ... results. The only thing I can say at this point is that Synthroid is all T4, and if you're not converting enough to...

  47. synthroid
    ... in the back of my mind. i have heard that sometimes synthroid just doesn't work for people. if that is true, then...
    ... I took Synthroid for 3 months. It made a difference in my brain fog...
    ... True Synthroid doesn't work for everyone, it somewhat may work but ... natural thyroid hormone Armour. As an example for Synthroid I'll tell you about a friend of mine, she took Synthroid ... the flip side I know someone else who has been on Synthroid for many many years, she said her hair actually got ... differently. I was also told by a lab technician once that Synthroid tends to cause more people to loose more hair than ... knows. Bottom line, if you do not feel better on Synthroid after taking it for several months, then it may be...
    ... decided perhaps it was the brand, so they switched me to synthroid and I took 100 mg's for three months. I went crazy ... for three weeks to 'prove' to doctors my reaction to synthroid was not imagined. After three weeks and severe panic...

  48. dosage?
    ... that i'm not on TOO much. also, if you take too much synthroid for a while, can it make you MORE hypo or will it...
    ... that i'm not on TOO much. also, if you take too much synthroid for a while, can it make you MORE hypo or will it...
    ... I take 2 grains Armour (120 mcg) and 50 mcg of synthroid ....
    ... You wrote in your " Synthroid " post that you seem to feel no difference. But now ... are you feeling something? It's very unusual for Synthroid to be prescribed twice a day. What's the reason you ... taking it that way? How long have you been taking Synthroid and how long at that dose? The combined .150 and...
    ... that i'm not on TOO much. also, if you take too much synthroid for a while, can it make you MORE hypo or will it...

  49. Medication after surgery?
    ... When the 5.8 came back my GP put my on 25mcg of Synthroid . A month later I still feel like crap. My hands ... is functioning fine? Why would he have put me on Synthroid if I was fine? He said it is against the law for ... anything. Anyway my question is this: Is 25mcg of Synthroid enough when my TSH is 5.8? What is the average or...
    ... that a doctor that has no clue would freak out at. Synthroid (all T4) will only raise your T4 with the theory being...

  50. Opinions, please! Hyper after surgery!
    ... hyper symptoms with no thyroid! I did switch from Synthroid (100) to Armour (1 grain) after surgery. Have been...
    ... So, take that into consideration that you were on Synthroid , which was T4 only.........talk to your Doctor about...
    ... So, take that into consideration that you were on Synthroid , which was T4 only.........talk to your Doctor about ... three weeks and getting blookwork. I might opt for a synthroid /armour combo. Thanks again. Caroline...

  51. Lipitor question
    ... had the exact same situation happen with me (I'm on Synthroid ), and the DR and pharmacist recommended that I take...
    ... have not found a doctor yet who will give me enough Synthroid to be optimal since my numbers are "in range". However ... I found with diet and exercise along with enough Synthroid to keep me functioning, I was able to get my cholesterol...

  52. what were your meds after thyroidectomy?
    ... TSH was 1.94 before surgery and I was on 100 mg of Synthroid ) or I could start meds right away. The pathology ... right away......sooooo.....now I am going to start synthroid again and have my Ft3 and Ft4 tested every four weeks...
    ... surgery last year and the first endo put her on too much Synthroid and her heart rate stayed at over 100 for weeks. ...

  53. Test results newly diagnosed
    ... clear head? If not, your FT4 is raised by taking T4 ( Synthroid and such). If feeling foggy, then your FT3 needs...

  54. What other test are there?
    ... getting to high of a dosage. I was taking .175 mcg of synthroid and now i have been prescribed .125 mcg. these were...
    ... getting to high of a dosage. I was taking .175 mcg of synthroid and now i have been prescribed .125 mcg. these were ... ....small question: What is your Free T3 level? Synthroid may not be the correct medication for you. True,...
    ... getting to high of a dosage. I was taking .175 mcg of synthroid and now i have been prescribed .125 mcg. these were...

  55. High Blood Pressure- Low Pulse
    ... the hypo- I do feel worse on meds- I'm guessing .075 synthroid is just not enough- I'm MORE tired now then I was...

  56. Finally a Diagnosis (Sort Of...)
    ... getting somewhere. Do not take the calcium with the synthroid , it will inhibit the absorbsion, take the calcium ... like 6. Also be sure not to take iron close to the synthroid either. Keep us posted on how your doing, Take...

  57. Test Results
    ... doctor to know which hormone requires supplementation, Synthroid (all T4) or Armour (combination of T4-80% and T3-20...
    ... doctor to know which hormone requires supplementation, Synthroid (all T4) or Armour (combination of T4-80% and T3-20...
    ... know whether you're in short supply of the T3 or T4. Synthroid supplies only T4 and if you're having problems converting ... reluctant to order it because of a huge smear campaign the Synthroid people did years ago. They said that since Armour...
    ... know whether you're in short supply of the T3 or T4. Synthroid supplies only T4 and if you're having problems converting ... reluctant to order it because of a huge smear campaign the Synthroid people did years ago. They said that since Armour...

  58. could someone please post the "normal" ranges for TSH ?
    ... having some hyper symptoms now. I am on 200 mcg of synthroid . I also take 300 mcg of iron a day for anemia and...

  59. For those on Armour who have had their thyroid removed
    ... but I now take 2 grains of Armour and 50 mcg. of synthroid . Does this mean my thyroid is shot? It just seems...

  60. Hyperthyroid? Thinking about radioiodine?
    ... on the PTU longer because soon after being put on Synthroid I started having horrible sympton's..Such as weight...
    ... problems for about 15 years now. I was treated with Synthroid up until this past year and I was put on Cytomel....

  61. Newly diagnosed.....finally
    ... is not so important as the other two. The use of Synthroid (Levoxyl) is questionable if you have problems converting ... Cytomel. Or....the doctor may wish to keep you on Synthroid and add additional Cytomel. Don't be put off by all...

  62. understanding my readings
    ... take 50mcg and 75 mcg of Eurtirox (which I believe is Synthroid in the USA) on alternating days. I've looked at...
    ... take 50mcg and 75 mcg of Eurtirox (which I believe is Synthroid in the USA) on alternating days. I've looked at ... fog) Your FT4 should be around 20 and up. Taking Synthroid (which is all T4) may not be the answer for you. Perhaps...

  63. 3 days post thryoidectomy-switching meds
    ... days ago. Am taking this opportunity to switch from synthroid to armour. I was on 100 mg synthroid so am starting...

  64. Strange symptoms.... is it thyroid
    ... but I have been reading daily. I have been on synthroid for 6 months now and my brain fog has lifted, and...
    ... but I have been reading daily. I have been on synthroid for 6 months now and my brain fog has lifted, and...
    ... but I have been reading daily. I have been on synthroid for 6 months now and my brain fog has lifted, and...
    ... can't remember what my FT3 was. Since starting on synthroid my tsh has come down from 3.8 but my FT4 hasn't moved...

  65. Natural metabolic increase through exercise?
    ... I have been stable for about 4years on 200mcg of Synthroid and it has helped me to help myself lose weight, I...
    ... last 1 1/2 years I have lost 209lbs and my dosage of Synthroid has dropped for the .200mcg's I was taking daily to ... .100mcg's. So while I know the Synthroid has helped, I also know the exercise and dieting have...

  66. Armour Thyroid Info
    ... I am currently taking Synthroid (for a couple of years now) and have headaches quite ... badly. My Dr. has indicated that it could be the Synthroid and suggests we try Levothroid. (maybe the inert...
    ... About Armour... It's working quite well for me, while Synthroid did not. Unfortunately, it takes a rather open-minded ... thyroid med on the market. But it fell victim to Synthroid 's smear campaign in their successful attempt to corner...

  67. can low thryroid cause a peron's face to look bloated?
    ... Will taking a lower dose of medication ( synthroid ) than is needed cause a person's face to look bloated...
    ... swollen eyes. It has gone away now thanks to the synthroid ....

  68. Someone please tell me I am not crazy
    ... cope with this anymore. I currently take 50 mcg of synthroid . I am not due for bloodwork or an appointment until...
    ... cope with this anymore. I currently take 50 mcg of synthroid . I am not due for bloodwork or an appointment until...
    ... seriously til now. The first few days i was on the synthroid , I felt like I could conquer the world, but now I ... Now I am accostomed to having that little bit of synthroid , and things have leveled off. I am praying that this ... out of shape.) My mom is currently on 112 mcg of synthroid , I am hoping that will at least be my dosage, but ... live it is illegal to substitue the generic drug for synthroid . The doc has to specify on the scrip, that generic ... anyone know if there is any difference between the synthroid and levoxyl? Since my pharmacist is also my husband ... with levoxyl, because my copay was so high with the synthroid . I am wondering if anyone has had experience with...
    ... answer your question about the difference between synthroid and Levoxyl, I've read that the only real difference ... affect how your body absorbs the meds. I started out on Synthroid but my doctor switched me to the generic (Levothyroxine ... ) because I wasn't responding well to Synthroid . I was doing very well with the Levothyroxine until...
    ... answer your question about the difference between synthroid and Levoxyl, I've read that the only real difference ... affect how your body absorbs the meds. I started out on Synthroid but my doctor switched me to the generic (Levothyroxine ... ) because I wasn't responding well to Synthroid . I was doing very well with the Levothyroxine until...

  69. New and surprised to be here
    ... you? Beware of a dr that only wants to prescribe synthroid and nothing else, they are catering to the maker and...
    ... been waiting to take it about 3 hours after I take my Synthroid (and all the other meds I take)....
    ... been waiting to take it about 3 hours after I take my Synthroid (and all the other meds I take). When I took synthroid...
    ... When I took synthroid since my only dose was in the a.m. I took my multivitamin...

  70. new here - need help!!
    ... blood test the tsh was 16 so they put me on 75mcg of Synthroid . Second blood test the tsh is 3.78. He raises my ... synthroid to 88mcg and 5mcg of cytomel which he tells me to ... blood tests, my new doctor told me to start taking the synthroid and cytomel together in the morning. Could this have...
    ... synthetics to Armour and I love it. I have had to add synthroid to the Armour to bring up my ft4, but I feel so much...
    ... cytomel at my request when he changed me from levoxyl to synthroid (88 mcg) because my hair was falling out. I had read...
    ... I had so much trouble with the doses when I was on synthroid . If the brain fog went awsy then I still had other...

  71. Question about current status
    ... radioactive iodine and i have recently been started on synthroid bc my tests showed my levels as low. Am I considered...
    ... If you were put on synthroid that means you're hypo....

  72. Do allergies go away?
    ... Hypo/ Hashis 4 weeks ago and have since been taking Synthroid . Have the shots helped you with the allergies?? Funny...

  73. Has anyone used Thyro Start?
    ... without sacrificing the medical help I'm receiving ( Synthroid at this time). My goal is not to lose weight right...

  74. sooo tired ...
    ... more tired .. my GP upped me last week to 137 mcg synthroid , and i'm now actually taking 150 -- i'm impatient...
    ... evothyroxine now and I feel like I did when I was on 50mcgs Synthroid . Does anyone ever get to feeling better and stay that...

  75. HASHIMOTO'S & other auto-immune disorders
    ... lab range 86- 187 ) now after being on synthroid @ .050 for 3 months my lab results are : ...