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

  2. Needing Help From Someone Who Knows!!!
    ... know much...but need some help. I have been taking Synthroid for a couple of years now. I have only heard talk ... headaches went away after 3 days. Two weeks later I got a Synthroid refill and decided to read the drug info that came ... between because they can halt the absorbtion of the Synthroid . So I changed when I was taking them and the headaches ... came back. This leads me to believe the Synthroid is the true culprit of my headaches...the only time ... it is working for you? My Dr. made it sound like Synthroid and Levothroid are the only two...but I think I've...
    ... most women feel good if the TSH is between 1 and 2. Synthroid and Levothroid are T4 only. Have you thought of...
    ... thyroid gland. It's possible that switching from Synthroid to Levothroid could eliminate your headaches. The...

  3. What does these labs mean?
    ... Free T3, there's no way to know if he just requires Synthroid (hopefully he doesn't have a conversion problem) or...

  4. Some of you will be jealous!
    ... what's a DO?? :) i'm still struggling, with my synthroid up to 137/150 mcg (alternating) and a little cytomel...
    ... what's a DO?? :) i'm still struggling, with my synthroid up to 137/150 mcg (alternating) and a little cytomel ... betting something is off. Not everyone can take that Synthroid .......including myself. I just don't convert enough...

  5. To much Armour?
    ... 60 mg is only 1 grain. I went from 88mcg Synthroid to 2 grains (120 mg) Armour the end of last May. It ... fess up then. I'm going to insist on going back on Synthroid , although a higher dose than before....
    ... Thanks for all the replies. Today I took 100mcg Synthroid and 1grain of Armour and I feel a lot better. No more ... aches and pains. I guess I increase Synthroid instead of Armour and see how that goes....
    ... Oh ok... If you said you were under-replaced on Synthroid , I guess I missed that part. Hope you get it all...
    ... up so there are not very useful. Before starting synthroid 150mcg Synthroid TSH 5.87 (0.35...
    ... August before any meds my TSH 5.87 .I started 100mcg synthroid . On January 5 TSH 3.4 on 150mcg synthroid. Than I ... had to change Doc's. He wouldn't up synthroid because he told me I'm hyper. I explained to him that ... until I think I feel good. Since I was taking 150mcg synthroid I figured 2 grains of Armour would be ok, but I guess ... dose was to high. I lowered Armour (1grain) and added synthroid (62.5mcg). I keep feeling worse instead of better...
    ... were you on the Armour before you decided to add the synthroid to it? How much time was there between the 3 grains...
    ... up so there are not very useful. Before starting synthroid 150mcg Synthroid TSH 5.87 (0.35...

  6. Ladywolfe
    ... meds. He has kept promising to change my meds from synthroid to Armour, yet every time I go to see him, he says ... a thyroid, and being on a (I think) high dosage of Synthroid - 212 mcgs. What with other auto-immune diseases...

  7. Selenium questions!!!!!
    ... you take. Just want to mention to you that I took Synthroid for three months last summer. It made my joints hurt ... prescribe Armour. I have not had the reaction I had to Synthroid at all, my levels are getting steadily better, and...
    ... you take. Just want to mention to you that I took Synthroid for three months last summer. It made my joints hurt ... prescribe Armour. I have not had the reaction I had to Synthroid at all, my levels are getting steadily better, and...

  8. Got my 7yr olds labs!
    ... endo at the childrens hosp) She started .125 mg synthroid last tuesday. Seems to be doing well on it. Doc...

  9. Question for those with hairloss
    ... experienced hair loss for a few months when I began taking Synthroid . It came out like a shedding dog...handfuls at a...
    ... Same with me. It stopped with synthroid , and when I switched to Armour, it was falling out...
    ... falling off, handfulls in the shower :( I went from synthroid .025 to now .175, and i still have the hair loss,...
    ... My hair didn't start growing back when I was on synthroid until I added T3....
    ... My hair didn't start growing back when I was on synthroid until I added T3. This may be a stupid question...
    ... Synthroid is a T4 only drug. I added cytomel to that which is...
    ... were all where they should be. Still on the .125 of Synthroid . re: hairloss, I've experimented this past with...
    ... were all where they should be. Still on the .125 of Synthroid . re: hairloss, I've experimented this past with ... good to hear you're doing well. I am also at .125 synthroid . This is the third dose I've tried and my Dr. thinks...

  10. Why is the T3 so important?
    ... indicator of what's happening. I have Hashi's and started Synthroid last fall. I'm better than what I was when beginning...
    ... indicator of what's happening. I have Hashi's and started Synthroid last fall. I'm better than what I was when beginning...
    ... in September on referral from my GP and prescribed Synthroid 150 to keep my nodules from growing any larger. Then...

  11. HELP! synthroid giving me symtoms I didn't have
    ... ok, that's scaring me ... i'm about to switch to synthroid because i just moved back to the US. in canada i ... stick to the same brand (my pharmacy switched me from synthroid to eltroxin there, accidentally, and this was before ... for then to get a new specialist. but for now... synthroid ... -rosemary...
    ... your body adjusts to them. I never did feel well on Synthroid . It was only after I started taking Armour that I...

  12. Saw my endo on the 10th....
    ... got to see an endo last week and he upped my dose of synthroid from 75 to 88 :) and he wants to see me again in...

  13. I want to be off of Synthroid.
    ... and 107 to go. That being said, I take .200mcg of synthroid a day and it helps alot. I just went in a for a physical ... can get to the point of weaning myself off of the synthroid using natural supplemants? I have decided that this ... thinks in terms of what he knows will work, such as " Synthroid ". The way I figure it is like this....Our bodies when ... needs without using a synthetic substance such as " Synthroid "? This is all specualtion however I feel there may ... medications that your doctor may switch you to if the Synthroid is working well for you (lab tests are the only way ... both the T3 and T4, and Cytomel which is all T3. The Synthroid is only T4. As for cutting back on the Synthroid...
    ... because of a whole bag of misinformation put out by the Synthroid people. Please find out, it could make a difference...
    ... shown that antibodies are thwarted by selenium. Synthroid is bioequivalent to the T4 hormone your own gland...
    ... us who don't do well on the synthetic T4 meds like Synthroid often do better with Armour. I'm one of them. Most ... one who will. Of course, if you're feeling well on Synthroid , you may not want to change. Clearly it's boosted...
    ... us who don't do well on the synthetic T4 meds like Synthroid often do better with Armour. I'm one of them. Most ... who will. Of course, if you're feeling well on Synthroid , you may not want to change. Clearly it's boosted...
    ... It got a bad rap from the company that invented Synthroid . In the push to market their synthetic version, ... Of course, it wasn't too many years later before Synthroid was investigated as being unstable itself, but by...

  14. Help!! I have questions!
    ... effective, with medication. Sometimes it requires only Synthroid (but both FT3 and FT4 should be monitored with lab...

  15. Doctor messing with my doses is messing me up!
    ... My family doctor put me on 150 mcg of synthroid last fall. I started feeling good, actually had a...

  16. How do I convince my Doctor all is not well?
    ... able to start you out on the lowest dose of either Synthroid or Armour (my favorite, as it has all the T's in it ... rises faster than the T4), than if he's got you on Synthroid (which is T4 only), than he should switch to Armour...

  17. TSH = 4.6, please advise
    ... hurthle cell tumor. I was put on .88 mcgs of synthroid after my surgery, it was upped to 1.0 and now increased...
    ... hurthle cell tumor. I was put on .88 mcgs of synthroid after my surgery, it was upped to 1.0 and now increased...

  18. New with HypoThyroid
    ... get along with and I got very sick. We are trying synthroid now its better but not great. Don't forget to get...

  19. another "labs help please" question
    ... question. I have Hashimoto's and have been on 100mcg Synthroid for a few years. I am always extremely tired and...
    ... question. I have Hashimoto's and have been on 100mcg Synthroid for a few years. I am always extremely tired and ... sounds like you're way overdue to have T3 added to your Synthroid , or be switched to Armour thyroid which has all the...

  20. please help
    ... more hair, etc. Example, I had a friend who was on Synthroid , she gained more weight, lost more hair, she switched ... and quit loosing hair, I also know another person on Synthroid who said their hair got thicker, so it really depends...
    ... should be taking that dosage. They had me on .025 synthroid , which is probably the tiniest dosage for 2 years...

  21. Thyroid eye disease & hypothyroid
    ... come to the right place...pull up a chair. :) On Synthroid , your levels can be checked every 5/6 weeks. It takes...
    ... mind... When I finally was diagnosed, I was given Synthroid . Even after all I had read about how it didn't work ... should just wait till I got sicker, then we'd try Synthroid again. I immediately found a doctor who prescribes...
    ... [FONT=Comic Sans MS]Hi! The big problem with the Synthroid vs. Amour is big business lobbying. For many years ... , before Synthroid , doctors tested your TSH, or you complained of symptoms ... big business" and convinced the medical field that Synthroid was superior because a divergence of more than 10 ... had a huge number of people walking around taking Synthroid although it wasn't doing a blessed thing for them...

  22. armour/levoxyl
    ... I take 50 mcg of synthroid along with 2 grains Armour. I needed to bring my free...
    ... I take 50 mcg of synthroid along with 2 grains Armour. I needed to bring my free...

  23. SO what now?
    ... I went to my doctor after having been on .50mg of Synthroid for 5 weeks so far, and had bloodwork done and they...
    ... I went to my doctor after having been on .50mg of Synthroid for 5 weeks so far, and had bloodwork done and they ... liver may not be making sufficient T3 from the T4 ( Synthroid ) that you're taking. In that case, you may need to...

  24. Side effects?
    ... Hi everyone. I've been on synthroid /levoxyl for going on 8 years now. Recently, I had ... Andrea they are hypo symptoms, not side effects of synthroid ... (when you say ".2 and .25", do you mean milligrams ... , so .2/.25 would be .2mg/.25mg of synthroid ? the US uses micrograms, so 200/250mcg synthroid? ... thing again -- yesterday i was bumped up to 137mcg synthroid , i've been feeling dreadful for about two weeks, can...
    ... this happends to me..... yes, but it's not the synthroid , it's the hypo that's the cause ... jb...

  25. Agitation and Synthroid
    ... When a dr thinks synthroid is the only thyroid med to prescribe then he is catering...
    ... even think came out of my mouth. Yes I do believe synthroid was the cause. I'm still on synthroid, however, my...
    ... I am not the only one who experienced this with a Synthroid increase. Dea4, Thanks for the info, but my cardio...
    ... I am not the only one who experienced this with a Synthroid increase. Dea4, Thanks for the info, but my cardio ... i feel so angry and anxious when i take too much synthroid that i too feel like i'm going to bite someone's head...

  26. Is this normal?
    ... diagnosis. Some doctors will prescribe high doses of Synthroid (only T4) without doing sufficient tests in hopes ... your liver doesn't convert T4 to T3 sufficiently, the Synthroid will be of no use. Sometimes that works...sometimes...

  27. Questions????
    ... it time. Beware of a dr that will only prescribe Synthroid , there are many options and a dr that only wants to ... put you on synthroid is catering to the makers. Some people do not do...

  28. I'm confused and need advice...
    ... increasing exhaustion, headaches ... i've bumped up my synthroid yet again, but fear i'll never be the same again ...

  29. Labs Results fall in normal range, so why take meds?
    ... normal each time, so then why did my doctor perscribe Synthroid . Isn't that for people who have underactive issues ... make my already slow thyroid slower. I will not take Synthroid if it causes me to gain! Thanks in advance for any...
    ... Thank you for the reply. Do you take Synthroid ? If so, how has it effected you? I am just overly...
    ... I take Synthroid and it works great. It does NOT cause weight gain ... lose, since it speeds up the metabolism. For me, Synthroid has helped me to have more energy, lose weight more...
    ... cause her death... and make her miserable till then. Synthroid should not cause any permanent weight gain. That...
    ... thyroid medications. Let me add, though, that if Synthroid doesn't work after several adjustments, and lab work ... a change to Armour Thyroid should be considered. Synthroid absolutely never worked for me. Good luck![/FONT...
    ... ...[font=Comic Sans MS][color=#8b0000]if Synthroid doesn't work after several adjustments, and lab work ... a change to Armour Thyroid should be considered. Synthroid absolutely never worked for me.[/font] Good point...

  30. alcohol and thyroid medicine - part 2
    ... selling. Is it actually equivalent to genuine Armour or Synthroid prescription products? I doubt it. And since the...

  31. Levethroid dosage question
    ... me at this point in life. I'm now on .112 mcg of synthroid and weigh about 123 lbs. The dose is supposed to...

  32. Just diagnosed (I think) with Graves and I don't have a clue...
    ... option was RAI. 10 weeks post RAI they started me on Synthroid without measuring my levels and when they finally ... hyper than before the treatment due to way too much synthroid . I ended up leaving my GP and finally found an endo...

  33. HI, could someone interpret my labs??
    ... Hello all. I am hypo, have been on Synthroid since May 2003. Current dosage is .75. WAs feeling...
    ... Hello all. I am hypo, have been on Synthroid since May 2003. Current dosage is .75. WAs feeling ... thyroid medication works for you. It could be either Synthroid or Armour Thyroid, along with Cytomel.....or even...

  34. high tsh #?
    ... on was this high number when I changed from the 150 Synthroid to the 90mg Armour, sounds like the doc should've...

  35. 1st Endo visit..need surgery !!
    ... as involved. They kept her on a very high dose of Synthroid to get her TSH down to "0" after surgery. Anything...

  36. Will Subclinical HYPO turn into full blown HYPO?
    ... The reason is that you're starting it along with Synthroid , and if you have side effects, you won't be able to ... of the hands or feet, or hunger." When a dose of Synthroid is too high, it can cause dangerous hyperT symptoms...
    ... and you'll still gain weight and feel miserable. Synthroid is ALL T4, and Armour Thyroid is a combination of...

  37. tsh 56.53
    ... had radioactive iodine for hyper thyroidism, been on synthroid 150 for 25 years, tsh normal for years, all of a sudden...

  38. Alcohol and thyroid medicine - does it mix?
    ... they say. I've dug out the prescribing info from my Synthroid and Armour, and there is nothing there about occasional...

  39. Synthriod and weight loss?
    ... anyway (even though I am NOT diabetic) and now to take Synthroid . Has anyone lost weight on Synthroid? I am still a...
    ... Don't expect to lose weight by just taking synthroid . People that have hypothyrodism have an extremely...
    ... Don't expect to lose weight by just taking synthroid . People that have hypothyrodism have an extremely ... suffer the same problem with weight loss and taking Synthroid . I wonder what would be the best to eat? I use to...
    ... Dx - Hashimoto’s - Meds Synthroid 88mcg I have been taking Synthroid for ten years...
    ... Dx - Hashimoto’s - Meds Synthroid 88mcg I have been taking Synthroid for ten years ... done. I, too, take a beta blocker with my 100mcg Synthroid . The GP felt like I should be on a diuretic as well...

  40. New Labs
    ... folks, I recently posted about my endo taking me off synthroid and had new labs taken by my Gyno. Here they are:...

  41. Thyroid Removal and questions
    ... as hypothyroid several years ago and have been on Synthroid 88 mg for over a period of two years. I've had the ... weeks after surgery. One would assume the dosage of Synthroid would go higher..... but it's been lowered to 75 mg ... parathyroid glands left, shouldn't I expect the levels of Synthroid to increase :) 3) I'm concerned because I'm about...
    ... more T3's than available in Armour....and I can't use Synthroid at all. My liver doesn't do it's "thing". Keep us...
    ... I had my surgery in 2003 and was started on .075 synthroid . I am now only up to .088 with no thyroid. I haven...

  42. for girlygirly
    ... read a post of yours that said you were on .75 of synthroid and switched to armour. How much armour are you on...
    ... read a post of yours that said you were on .75 of synthroid and switched to armour. How much armour are you on...

  43. twog-landers 2 :) -- bosmom, bonnie, ladywolfe, pushka, blue,
    ... so cold still and I get very tired, Im not sure the synthroid is working, but I have an appt in March to see how...
    ... to talk about my thyroid levels/meds. At 225 mcgs synthroid , I was hyper, with a TSH of .012, so -my Dr brought ... :) :) Instead, he switched me to 212 mcgs of synthroid . I told him what use was it to keep yanking me around ... on synthroid , when he was just going to have to readjust me when...
    ... it or are you going to wait and see with your new synthroid dosage? I hope you soon find relief from all the...

  44. your experience with meds
    ... I recently (about 10 days ago) started taking .075 synthroid for hypothyroid/ Hashis. I've been feeling "different...

  45. Synthyroid for enlarged thyroid????
    ... it will shrink back to normal. After 6 months on Synthroid and another 7 months on Armour, mine’s bigger than...
    ... found it to be a little high, and slapped me on to Synthroid . After a couple of months, I felt exactly as bad ... and we can finally begin the road to recovery. The synthroid will be fine to take....you'll now quickly whether...

  46. Saw my Cancer Specialist.... lots of testing coming up
    ... have the I-31 scan on March 2nd. I was taken off my Synthroid meds until further notice. What changes will take...
    ... have the I-31 scan on March 2nd. I was taken off my Synthroid meds until further notice. What changes will take ... things go with the testing. How much of a dosage of Synthroid were you on before? My dr and pharmacist both told ... days to start getting effects of being off of your synthroid meds. Don't know if this is true with the other thyroid ... replacement meds or not. Synthroid stays in your system quite awhile. Again - HUGS...
    ... How much of a dosage of Synthroid were you on before? My dr and pharmacist both told ... days to start getting effects of being off of your synthroid meds. Don't know if this is true with the other thyroid ... replacement meds or not. Synthroid stays in your system quite awhile. Again - HUGS ... -you are an amazing woman. I was on 100 mcg of Synthroid . I had a total thyroidectomy in Jan, 2002 and this...
    ... ArtfulD) I went through the RAI in June and was put on Synthroid I am still not on the right dose but we are getting...

  47. Thyroid Levels/Armour/Help
    ... taken out in December. I was left on the same dose of Synthroid that I was on before surgery - 225 mcgs. Before ... and I had major hyper symptoms. So, my GP backed my synthroid down to 200 mcgs. At this upcoming visit on Tuesday...
    ... taken out in December. I was left on the same dose of Synthroid that I was on before surgery - 225 mcgs. Before ... and I had major hyper symptoms. So, my GP backed my synthroid down to 200 mcgs. At this upcoming visit on Tuesday...
    ... thing), here goes 8-03 Dx'd hypo TSH 8.6 Px'd Synthroid .05mgs (50mcgs) 9-03 TSH 5.6 ... Px'd Synthroid .075mgs (75mcgs) 10-03 TSH 11.372 Px...
    ... Hi Ladywolfe! 8-03 Dx'd hypo TSH 8.6 Px'd Synthroid .05mgs (50mcgs) 9-03 TSH 5.6 ... Px'd Synthroid .075mgs (75mcgs) 10-03 TSH 11.372 Px...
    ... taken out in December. I was left on the same dose of Synthroid that I was on before surgery - 225 mcgs. Before ... and I had major hyper symptoms. So, my GP backed my synthroid down to 200 mcgs. At this upcoming visit on Tuesday...

  48. Question for the Women
    ... haven't been around for awhile. AM currently on Synthroid .75, waiting for new test results because I feel as...

  49. My7yr old starting on Synthroid...help please
    ... pharmacy info printout says levothroxine PO 0.125MG TAB SYNTHROID I swear my mom said the same thing, that it shouldnt...

  50. Anyone taking Naturethroid???
    ... recent post. I am thinking of switching from the Synthroid (100) I take now to a natural thyroid mix of T4 and...

  51. Switched from Levoxyl to Armour Cause of Your Advice!
    ... t name here], the equivalent of 111 to 150 mcgs of Synthroid (which is a similar med to Levoxyl) is about 1 1/2 ... (or 90 mgs) of Armour. A dose of 148 to 200 mcgs Synthroid would be equivalent to about 2 grains (120 mgs) Armour...
    ... the time" I had these very same symptoms on .175 synthroid - I was overdosed! Perhaps your concern is valid...

  52. Thyroid Nodules Disappearing
    ... alternating doses from 88 to 125 using Levoxyl, Armour, Synthroid , Cytomel, Etc. etc. impossible to keep balanced)...

  53. Blood pressure
    ... two months. Scary stuff! I am currently on 0.075 synthroid . Can blood pressure go up do to taking thyroid...

  54. Change in Bowels
    ... diagnosed as Hypo about 6 months ago...and put on synthroid .125 - my Endo recently took me off Synthroid after ... this something that happens when you are taken off synthroid ? I don't feel very comfortable with him dropping...
    ... after seeing my test results (TSH .542) put me on .125 Synthroid . I told my endo (whom by the way is supposed to be ... what they were! duh He told me to stop taking the Synthroid . and he would see me in 6 weeks. Well in the interim...

  55. Poll: TSH lower than .3 and no hyper symptoms
    ... many more of you. My NP also refused to raise my synthroid (I'm now on 75 mcgs) as she was concerned about hyper...
    ... came down half a grain on the Armour and added 50 mcg synthroid , but now I am starting to get hypo symptoms again...
    ... came down half a grain on the Armour and added 50 mcg synthroid , but now I am starting to get hypo symptoms again...

  56. What can I expect with Hashimotos thyroiditis
    ... dessicated animal thyroid being of no advantage over Synthroid . Completely disregard that information, and remember...

  57. Diagnosed borderline hyo?? Have test results
    ... 2.3-4.2 PG.ML Thyroid meds: Synthroid .05MG Oct-Nov 2002 headaches and felt worse switched...
    ... that to make it look like it's easier to take, like Synthroid (all T4). But, in order to get a more even dosage...
    ... added T4 to balance it out. Synthetic hormones (ie Synthroid ) is only T4 and the body converts it to T3, some people...

  58. update
    ... others that are new to meds- I've been on .075 of Synthroid for about a week now- at first just got a bit lightheaded ... worrying about it too much. So for those of you who synthroid has helped- how many increases did you have to go...
    ... others that are new to meds- I've been on .075 of Synthroid for about a week now- at first just got a bit lightheaded ... worrying about it too much. So for those of you who synthroid has helped- how many increases did you have to go ... always thanks for all the feedback! :) I'm taking synthroid now. First they gave me 75 mcg. Then I switched...
    ... I think you're wise to give Synthroid a fair chance. That was my attitude when I started...

  59. Low temperature normal?
    ... have one of the few doctors who prefers Armour to Synthroid . It’s maddening. We all react differently to these...

  60. armour doesn't appear to be working - need advice please
    ... need some advice badly. I used to take .05 mcg of Synthroid - low dose, I know. My test results after being on ... finally revealed I had Hashi's. After starting to take Synthroid , the chest pains went away. Because my T3 was still...
    ... grains, which is a small dose. I went from .088 mg Synthroid to 120 mg (2 grains) of Armour and am now at 90 mg...
    ... Synthroid didn't work for me. I felt worse on it than off,...

  61. New Lab Numbers - Thoughts Please
    ... anxiety are getting worse. My doc just believes in Synthroid and Levoxyl - I am at a dead end with him. Thanks...
    ... anxiety are getting worse. My doc just believes in Synthroid and Levoxyl - I am at a dead end with him. Thanks...

  62. Please Please Please....I Need Help I Cant do this much longer
    ... do better on Armour (natural thyroid) rather than synthroid , others the other way around. Some people do better...
    ... now is a good time to research what is available. Synthroid (T4 meds) isn't the only med that is available, nor...
    ... December. For 3 weeks I stayed on the medications ( Synthroid and Cytomel) and fdelt fine. But they are trying to ... for radioactive iodine thearpy. So they took me off Synthroid and tripled my Cytomel. In a week or so I will have...

  63. i am so unhappy ...
    ... midwest1? meep? blue? dea4?)... what's her dosage ( synthroid , i assume) now? yes, as the body changes (stress...

  64. Diagnosed Hypo in June Still feeling bad What's taking so long?
    ... and my tsh was 89. He started me on a low dose of Synthroid . Here it is Feb. and several days ago he uped my Synthroid...
    ... of last year. The first med I was prescribed was synthroid . I took that until September. I was still cold all ... this hadn't been a problem until I started taking Synthroid ),my hair felt like straw and looked like it too :...

  65. I Need Some Wisdom and Advice From Experience
    ... diagnosed many years ago and put on the CDN version of synthroid (eltroxin) and I really can say I have never felt...
    ... recently told me that brand names always work better ( synthroid or eltroxin -- levothyroxin is the generic) -- so ... and with your absorption probs., maybe better?? so synthroid /eltroxine? and cytomel? it's T3, and if you have ... absorption probs., maybe you also have conversion probs. ( synthroid -- T4 -- must be converted to T3 for your thyroid...
    ... well over a hundred years.] ~ because the makers of Synthroid bought doctors' loyalty by knocking Armour... saying...
    ... :) I was on Synthroid (T4 med) and still had many hypo symptoms. My whole ... hormones. She gave the stupid knee jerk responses that Synthroid must have taught her, "T3 is bad for your heart, you...
    ... :) I was on Synthroid (T4 med) and still had many hypo symptoms. My whole ... hormones. She gave the stupid knee jerk responses that Synthroid must have taught her, "T3 is bad for your heart, you...

  66. Numbers lower than normal may be OK
    ... also hope to be able to go off lipitor too as the synthroid i'm on has already made a bit of a diff in my cholesterol ... Who knows, I may be taking less meds (excepting my synthroid , which i will never cut back on) as i get older.....
    ... I had was an unexplainable depression. I started synthroid 0.05 on Sept. 2003, it made me feel energetic, but ... If you are depressed, consider adding T3 to the synthroid (T4) you are taking. Maybe a trial of cytomel(T3)...

  67. TSH-normal range have changed?
    ... believe a doctor could be so stupid as to put you on Synthroid for hypoT, retest and pronounce you cured!!!! : ... they're idiots!) Of course your TSH went down! The Synthroid was responsible for that. Your TSH is now back up...
    ... a year. last year i was told i was now hypo,put on synthroid for a few months,blood re-tested,results now normal ... range, jeeze looks like I'm hypo and should be on meds, synthroid ?? then i found this BB,thank god!! why, if the tsh...
    ... one myself. I wanted to try Armour thyroid, because Synthroid didn't work for me. Most conventional doctors (of...
    ... all along and my dr. will probably call in a rx. for synthroid tomorrow. I'll let you know,if you'd like. thanks...
    ... all along and my dr. will probably call in a rx. for synthroid tomorrow. I'll let you know,if you'd like. thanks...
    ... I was wondering if there is an "average" amount of synthroid prescribed? or is it different for each patient?...
    ... calls to my doctor, but i finally got him to give me synthroid . he put me on 25 mgs 1x a day. that sounds very low...

  68. Pain... is it the thyroid?
    ... diagnosed 10 yrs ago with hypo...I have always takin synthroid . The past few days I have had a knot and pain on...
    ... as Hypo back in 1997 and been on our equvivalent to synthroid as well. Hope you are able to get an appointment...

  69. HERES LOOKING at BLUE
    ... beast under control?? i hope so!! i'm only on 125 synthroid , hoping to get up to ... 137? is that the next level...
    ... the place -- i mean, maybe that's why (not taking synthroid for a week), but i'm not v. knowledgable about underlying...

  70. Low body temp
    ... thyroidectomy in July due to cancer and started taking synthroid in August. I am supposedly regulated with a dose of...
    ... thyroidectomy in July due to cancer and started taking synthroid in August. I am supposedly regulated with a dose of ... It could also be your medication. When I was on Synthroid I did not have normal temps and my skin got cold when...

  71. To Kristi91
    ... 100mcg not mg. (as I had put in a earlier post) of synthroid :o...

  72. Post Thyroidectomy
    ... is normal considering my thermostat is gone and the synthroid has not had time to "kick in" yet. He put me on .1 ... mg of synthroid . I have a follow up appt. with the surgeon on Mon...
    ... is normal considering my thermostat is gone and the synthroid has not had time to "kick in" yet. He put me on .1 ... mg of synthroid . I have a follow up appt. with the surgeon on Mon...
    ... is normal considering my thermostat is gone and the synthroid has not had time to "kick in" yet. He put me on .1 ... mg of synthroid . I have a follow up appt. with the surgeon on Mon...

  73. Endo appointment was just a waste of time
    ... probably from Hashi's; later on, after the standard Synthroid treatment she Rxed didn't work, she said they weren...

  74. 15 year old with TSH 4.8
    ... Often doctors want to just put you (your daughter) on Synthroid (Levothyroxine) which is only T4. However, if she...

  75. Having a hard time getting dr to understand
    ... is usually dependent on which is too low, or both. Synthroid will only treat the T4 range, but does not touch the ... doctor doesn't do further testing and just prescribes Synthroid . He's a doc who doesn't have all the facts needed...