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  1. Normal T7
    ... enlarged. I somehow feel that I should have been on Synthroid even way back then. 1993 was the last year I saw ... like years? It'll be 2 years in May since i began synthroid and I'm not there yet. Hopefully the endo i see on...
    ... much Free T4 you may have. If you have been on Synthroid for 2 years and you do not feel better then it may...
    ... much Free T4 you may have. If you have been on Synthroid for 2 years and you do not feel better then it may...

  2. take meds before seeing doctor?
    ... eltroxin isn't a brand available in the US - have got a synthroid prescription now. now all of this is just my general...

  3. Just diagnosed!
    ... months to see an endo. So she started me on .75 of synthroid - I asked her about Armour and she gave me the runaround ... that alot of people seem to get. I'm hoping that the synthroid works well for me- just gonna keep a positive attitude ... reading this and you have had a positive experience with synthroid please feel free to share! I am starting tomorrow ... they too much. Also- is drinking alcohol o.k while on synthroid - I still like to go out with the boys from time to...
    ... adjustment, it will take time, but you will feel better. Synthroid works well for some people and not so good for others...
    ... slade dog- my dosages are as follows: synthroid - 0.075 effexor xr - 75 mg for severe anxiety due...

  4. What are the first symptoms to subside or decrease?
    ... :) I don't feel as exhausted as before I started Synthroid 6 weeks ago but am still tired. I'm still gaining...
    ... :) I don't feel as exhausted as before I started Synthroid 6 weeks ago but am still tired. I'm still gaining ... they function better at this level. What dosage of synthroid are you taking? When my meds finally started kicking...
    ... not a thyroid one... so causing it go up and down by Synthroid adjustments will never be relevant to the way you...
    ... Plus...if no matter what dose you take of synthroid , you are still symptomatic, you might be one of the ... or you might even want to consider switching from synthroid to natural dessicated thyroid (such as Armour) which ... stories I come across of people who didn't do well on synthroid , who did great on Armour. I tried to look for the ... opposite - those who did lousy on Armour but great on synthroid - and I couldn't find any at all. CS...
    ... opposite - those who did lousy on Armour but great on synthroid - and I couldn't find any at all." No, not really ... on this board, Redford Phyl wants to switch back to Synthroid , but the doc won't do it. And lovemythreeguys hasn...

  5. Armour / Levoxyl Survey Please Read!
    ... be, and 4 months is not long. FWIW, I’ve been on Synthroid and am now on 1.5 grains of Armour. I’m supposed ... grains, but it threw me hyper. I’d like to go back to Synthroid because I don’t think I need the T3 in Armour, but...
    ... TSH 1.61 Todays Date: JAN 28 2004 Started off on Synthroid Comments: Had significent hairloss and my hair was ... turning strawlike :) on Synthroid , had acne, still cold to the touch especially after ... hair went away I feel 100% better than when I was on Synthroid . I think I am finally on the correct dose. So only...
    ... until this past September, 2003. He prescribed me Synthroid (100 mcg). Although, my TSH is at .881, I am still...
    ... if I still feel this way I’ll ask to go back to Synthroid . My heart rate is finally coming back down, but it...
    ... hi, - DX'd march 2003 - now taking synthroid 112/125 (alternating) and 50 mcg cytomel (in a split...
    ... 137 mcg synthroid feeling pretty good just upped from 125 mcg.doc want...
    ... grains, went back down to 1.5 and added 50 mcg of synthroid to bring up FT4. I also take........ isocort selenium...
    ... grains, went back down to 1.5 and added 50 mcg of synthroid to bring up FT4. I also take........ isocort selenium...
    ... Diagnosed: April 2002 with TSH 13.0 Synthroid : .075 mg Today's date: Feb. 4, 2004 Today: ... sure hope he can help as my NP will not increase my synthroid because she will only do TSH test and it's now 1.63...

  6. why take t4 medications?
    ... Arent medications like synthroid T4 medications? Why take them if the only reason for...
    ... Arent medications like synthroid T4 medications? Why take them if the only reason for...
    ... Keep searching and find a Dr. to prescribe me some synthroid . Which may not help with a low free T3 level. 2 ... or what doses to take. 3.I could do a combo of synthroid and T3 witch may be better. 4.Buy some Armour....
    ... Keep searching and find a Dr. to prescribe me some synthroid . Which may not help with a low free T3 level. 2 ... or what doses to take. 3.I could do a combo of synthroid and T3 witch may be better. 4.Buy some Armour. ... with a prescription, just like I would if I was on Synthroid , or any T3 med. Yes, we can get all of these meds...

  7. Acouple important thyroid questions.
    ... a nursing home because her doc either started her Synthroid too high or increased the dose too fast, causing her...

  8. why are my hands numb while sleeping?
    ... it wakes me up. I also have Hashi and I am taking Synthroid . I wish I could help, but I'm new to this. I'm just...
    ... end of February. My mother and sister are both on Synthroid . I'm not sure what he's waiting on. He only says he...

  9. What do the #'s mean??
    ... currently taking any meds? I'm taking a low dosage of synthroid , after I had taken it for a while I had another test...

  10. I am SO frustrated
    ... been for about 4 weeks now. Prior to this I was on Synthroid , various doses since March of last yeaer. The final ... done because I was not seeing any result while on Synthroid . I continued to experience hair loss, loss of eyelashes...
    ... been for about 4 weeks now. Prior to this I was on Synthroid , various doses since March of last yeaer. The final ... done because I was not seeing any result while on Synthroid . I continued to experience hair loss, loss of eyelashes...

  11. No FT4, high FT3 - on T4 meds only
    ... over the place, but here's the thing: are you taking synthroid , eltroxin, or levothyroxine (the generic)? at my psychophar ... m saying is that if you are on levothyroxine, try synthroid ; conversely, i think it was bosmom who said that she ... i think i'm going to try levothyroxine rather than synthroid , just to see what happens ... and these MDs who...
    ... i'm finding out that i may need varying amounts of synthroid /cytomel at different times ... and as i said, heat ... later ended up firing, but at least he prescribed some synthroid for me, over the phone yet), and my treatment began...

  12. Scroll by if you hate whiners...
    ... and felt more joint/muscle pain then I even did on Synthroid ...UGH...I was at a TSH of 0.88 and felt like death...

  13. Light at the end of the tunnel...
    ... morning I could barely walk. My doctor put me on synthroid for hypothyroidism. My heart palpitations went away...

  14. pain in the neck!
    ... and a bit of T2 and T1 ... i don't take it (i take synthroid and cytomel); many people on this board swear by it ... it -- they think the dosage is inconsistent -- but synthroid has been recalled several times because of inconsistant ... canada: parke-davis thyroid when i try to bump up my synthroid , sometimes i feel worse and have to alternate dosages...
    ... and a bit of T2 and T1 ... i don't take it (i take synthroid and cytomel); many people on this board swear by it ... it -- they think the dosage is inconsistent -- but synthroid has been recalled several times because of inconsistant ... canada: parke-davis thyroid when i try to bump up my synthroid , sometimes i feel worse and have to alternate dosages...

  15. hypothyroid and aortic regurgitatin questions
    ... last 2 weeks, I've learned I am hypothyroid. I'm on synthroid now. Yesterday, I had an echocardiogram, and was told ... freaked out. The Dr. said if I end up needing higher synthroid dosage, it could be a problem. I simply am at a loss...

  16. Is T3 harder on your body?
    ... posts that advocates Armour or Cytomel as opposed to Synthroid . My dx, Hashimoto’s, and I have CAD with a prior ... four MD’s and one endo, all have prescribed only Synthroid for me. All have told me that the same thing that...
    ... Even when my endo found out I took it instead of synthroid , he blinked away and just said "why?". I mean, what...

  17. How do oral contraceptives alter TSH results?
    ... been taking my Estrace about an hour or so after my Synthroid and now I know better. I will try taking it at lunch ... help as well. Hopefully staggering the Estrace and synthroid will help even more. :D cossette (alias)...
    ... Taking the pill and synthroid apart can help but you may still need to increase ... your synthroid . Just be on the lookout for symptoms and get bloodwork ... end of the summer I saw my endo and she increased my synthroid . A month or so later I started on BC. I take them ... at least 8 hours from my synthroid . But I noticed more hypo symtoms. I just went to ... most of the time when you start BC you will need a synthroid increase. So she increased my dose of synthroid again...

  18. decongestants and synthroid
    ... to take Sudafed or other decongestants if you take Synthroid ? My Dr. and pharmacist have both told me not to take ... ve ever had. I am still trying to get adjusted on synthroid following my thyroidectomy in July. I am currently ... between Pseudoephedrine (Sudafed) and levothyroxine ( Synthroid ). The warning on the label about thyroid disease...

  19. bosmom ...
    ... months ago. I finally was able to kick it when my synthroid was increased. Looking back, I think my immune system...
    ... months ago. I finally was able to kick it when my synthroid was increased. Looking back, I think my immune system...

  20. Feedback on results requested...
    ... s thyroiditis. October to November, I was on .75 Synthroid . November to present, I've been on .88 Synthroid...
    ... s thyroiditis. October to November, I was on .75 Synthroid . November to present, I've been on .88 Synthroid...
    ... Yes, I did take my synthroid before going to get my bloodwork done. The labs aren...
    ... results, and I'm "in range" again. I usually take my synthroid at 7am, but this blood was collected at 11:26am and...
    ... a day. Also some people just do not feel well on Synthroid regardless of the numbers, some do fine on it, you...

  21. High cortisol rules out
    ... will see some improvement on it. I like taking the synthroid with the Armour. I hope and pray when I have labs...

  22. Help, I need strength
    ... think I'd at least ask for cytomel to take with the synthroid , then you will still get the T3, unless you can't ... take cytomel for some reason. Were you taking Synthroid and Thyrolar? Hope you can find something instead ... of just the Synthroid , its just so frustrating sometimes, you think you...
    ... 18mcg of T3 in it. To me it sounds like 50 mcg Synthroid and 25 Cytomel may not do the trick, I think you need...
    ... of T3 and T4 you were getting (plus of course the synthroid ) and then you will know if what the dr is now putting...
    ... BJ, so if you were on .45mcg thyrolar and 25mcg synthroid , you should be on at least 150 mcg of synthroid ....

  23. hypo friends! no suger makes a world of difference
    ... better and I have more energy. I am hypo and I am on synthroid and the synthroid has helped me feel better but not...
    ... better and I have more energy. I am hypo and I am on synthroid and the synthroid has helped me feel better but not...

  24. Meep... I need your advise
    ... don't feel refreshed. Right now I am taking .50 synthroid and I am contemplating increasing my dose on my own...
    ... take 1.5 grains of Armour and just added 50 mcg of synthroid . Time will tell for me....
    ... take 1.5 grains of Armour and just added 50 mcg of synthroid . Time will tell for me. Hi Miper, Yes I am only ... on synthroid . I was very symptomatic for 3 years after the birth...
    ... don't feel refreshed. Right now I am taking .50 synthroid and I am contemplating increasing my dose on my own...

  25. abdominal swelling
    ... afternoon away. I cry all the time. I have started taking Synthroid and the carpel tunnel has dissapeared, so have the...
    ... How long have you been taking Synthroid ? At least a couple of months? When I took Synthroid...
    ... afternoon away. I cry all the time. I have started taking Synthroid and the carpel tunnel has dissapeared, so have the ... kind you're describing. Also, before starting the Synthroid , did the doc do a full panel thyroid screening, or...
    ... be at least three hours from the time you take your Synthroid until you take the iron. Sorry for the repeat if...
    ... Midwest, "When I took Synthroid , I went hyper after about 3 months, and my main complaints...
    ... never explained this to me. I know I take .2 mg of synthroid a day and 150 mg of iron 2 times a day. Do you think...
    ... raised a very important point. If you're taking your Synthroid too close to that iron, your body isn't absorbing...
    ... never explained this to me. I know I take .2 mg of synthroid a day and 150 mg of iron 2 times a day. Do you think...

  26. Have I been stupid??
    ... shown the result of the Free T4. My Eltroxin (same as Synthroid in US) was upped to 400mcg per day up to when I tried...

  27. pregnancy & thyroid testing - how early?
    ... I'm 6 weeks pregnant and taking .75 synthroid . My doctor hasn't ordered any thyroid tests yet,...
    ... I'm 6 weeks pregnant and taking .75 synthroid . My doctor hasn't ordered any thyroid tests yet,...

  28. Was it the soy?!
    ... doctor why it is recommended by the manufacturers of Synthroid not to give the med with soy infant formula to babies...

  29. Should I opt for total thyroidectomy w/Hashis?
    ... on thyroid that continue to enlarge despite 3 years Synthroid . Growth has accelerated extremely during the last...
    ... treatment for Hashi’s was surgical removal, then Synthroid or Armour for life. I wish they’d go back to it...
    ... treatment for Hashi’s was surgical removal, then Synthroid or Armour for life. I wish they’d go back to it...
    ... on thyroid that continue to enlarge despite 3 years Synthroid . Growth has accelerated extremely during the last...

  30. Have now lost all faith in Endos
    ... consulted was that way. She refused to Rx anything but Synthroid . When I failed to respond successfully to it, she...

  31. Dry, brittle hair!
    ... you tell me what med you're on. I am taking 75mcg of synthroid . I have been taking this for 6 weeks. If anything...
    ... Hi. I have been on synthroid for the past 10 years. I am 37 years old. Prior...
    ... Hi. I have been on synthroid for the past 10 years. I am 37 years old. Prior...
    ... you tell me what med you're on. I am taking 75mcg of synthroid . I have been taking this for 6 weeks. If anything ... Micki Hi there :) I'm currently on 200 mcg of synthroid . I was on that dose for almost eight years out of...

  32. tsh or T-4
    ... a quick question regarding t4 also. I started .25 synthroid in sept. My dose was increased in nov. to .50. My ... would increase your t4. If I go on a higher dose of synthroid , wouldn't that bring my tsh to low? I don't know...
    ... a quick question regarding t4 also. I started .25 synthroid in sept. My dose was increased in nov. to .50. My ... would increase your t4. If I go on a higher dose of synthroid , wouldn't that bring my tsh to low? I don't know...

  33. travel with TD -- how do you do it???!!!!!
    ... had hypER symptoms getting up to my dosage of 125 synthroid , about 2 months ago (hyper, nauseated, hot all the...

  34. Do you fast before labwork?
    ... in the afternoon and he came to the conclusion my synthroid was too low. He raised it and my metabolism is noticebly...

  35. About my meds and weight..
    ... Hello~ I had Hyper but now Hypo. I was taking synthroid 125 mcg but the tests showed It was too much so my...

  36. Pain in Legs, nervousness
    ... my TSH is a little high and my endo tries to up the Synthroid to get it lower. I have Hashimoto’s and recently...

  37. dr says my child has hypo, radiologist says hyper
    ... month so in the meantime the Gp wants to put her on Synthroid . Does this sound right? He says itis because she...
    ... right amount of hormone replacement, whether it's Synthroid brand or another one. (If your doctor truly does...
    ... thyroid gland is swelling under its influence. Try synthroid for the moment but make sure you follow up wih a ped...
    ... month so in the meantime the Gp wants to put her on Synthroid . Does this sound right? He says itis because she ... TSH alone, I woud say your daughter is hypo and the Synthroid would likely help. On the other hand, TSH is NOT...
    ... TSH alone, I woud say your daughter is hypo and the Synthroid would likely help. On the other hand, TSH is NOT ... I am losing sleep. I am going to start her on the synthroid at half of the dose that the Dr. prescribed and watch...
    ... TSH alone, I woud say your daughter is hypo and the Synthroid would likely help. On the other hand, TSH is NOT...

  38. skin problems
    ... . Now I have a rash and wonder if it is due to Synthroid .. like an allergic reaction. Looks like hives around...
    ... . Now I have a rash and wonder if it is due to Synthroid .. like an allergic reaction. Looks like hives around ... wash hands. You could be on to something with the Synthroid , an allergic reaction. I"ll see what I can find out...

  39. surgery scheduled Jan 28
    ... hyper as well. Following my TT, I'm regulated on Synthroid now. 4 + months out and all numbers seem to be normal...

  40. How long do meds stay good?
    ... Last summer I was taking synthroid and cytomel....stopped taking it for scan, then went...

  41. Heart palps and a higher TSH! HELP!!!!
    ... sensitive to the Levoxyl. I was started on 75 mcgs of Synthroid last year. Within six weeks, my TSH was too low and...
    ... switched to cytomel 25 mcg same thing. Now I'm on 150 mcg Synthroid and I don't have any problems. Maybe you should ... give Synthroid a try?...
    ... switched to cytomel 25 mcg same thing. Now I'm on 150 mcg Synthroid and I don't have any problems. Maybe you should ... give Synthroid a try? :) [FONT=Book Antiqua] I'm so desperate...
    ... don't have any heart papls. I only found out that Synthroid works better for me because I switched Doc's and he ... prescribes synthroid. I don't know if Synthroid is a better choice for you but it's worth a try....

  42. Results after three months on ARMOUR???
    ... (reluctantly because she wanted to put me back on synthroid ) increased my dosage to 1 1/4 grain(two pills)-will...
    ... heard that some people on armour also have to take the synthroid to keep the TSH under control. I've heard them say...
    ... heard that some people on armour also have to take the synthroid to keep the TSH under control. I've heard them say...

  43. Questions - I new at this..
    ... my TSH levels were elevated. So she put me on 50mg synthroid once a day. 1) I am wanting to become pregnant ... levels were normal. 2) Does taking trim spa and synthroid (50mg / day) do harm? 3) What do you do if you ... accidentally forget to take synthroid one day? Should I take it tonight or will it keep...

  44. got a referral to an endo...yippeeeeee
    ... cholesterol has also come down a tiny bit since i began synthroid ....from 7.86 to 7.12. It'll be interesting to see...
    ... cholesterol has also come down a tiny bit since i began synthroid ....from 7.86 to 7.12. It'll be interesting to see...

  45. do symptoms actually go away???
    ... Every time I am tested, they raise my dosage of Synthroid . I am now at 137 mcg which is higher than my 80 year ... the side of my neck... do you think this is from the Synthroid ?? I always have thoughts about Lupus since I was...
    ... Every time I am tested, they raise my dosage of Synthroid . I am now at 137 mcg which is higher than my 80 year ... the side of my neck... do you think this is from the Synthroid ?? I always have thoughts about Lupus since I was...
    ... Dosage - Depression Wellbutrin - Depression got worse Synthroid - Hyperthyroidism, Icreased dosage each time I was ... tested, now at 137 mcg Do you know anything about Synthroid and possible side affects? Good luck to you on...

  46. Your opinion, please.
    ... over 2000 and goiter. Levoxyl for first 2 yrs., then Synthroid the last yr. For past year, very sore throat, ear...
    ... over 2000 and goiter. Levoxyl for first 2 yrs., then Synthroid the last yr. For past year, very sore throat, ear...

  47. MEEP, will you look at these when you get a chance please?
    ... really need some assistance on this. I have the meds. ( synthroid , cytomel and Armour), I just need to know what to...
    ... really need some assistance on this. I have the meds. ( synthroid , cytomel and Armour), I just need to know what to...

  48. Please help me figure out what's wrong!
    ... ml (.48-5.90) The Dr. put me on 125mg Synthroid (or the generic form) and I had another blood test...

  49. Lipitor....high cholesterol
    ... Any side effects? Also wondering if being on synthroid for a while helps lower blood cholesterol. I am not ... that can contribute to high choles. I've been on synthroid for almost 2 years now. cossette...

  50. Weight Loss, the real scoop.
    ... single result other than a mental improvement. I am on synthroid and my TSH dropped from 8.97 to 1.02 and I don't feel ... losing weight, but for the relief others get from synthroid ...the weight just is the most obvious outward symptom...

  51. Why don't all doctors prescribe Armour?
    ... if he's giving me the run around. I'm on .88 synthroid , and feeling pretty tired and sometimes I get in a...
    ... Again, Synthroid has been reported in several sources to have problems...
    ... true, but there is no $$$$ in it. So the makers of Synthroid ( and other drugs not to pick on Synthroid entirelly ... doctors thier totally biased "research" and info in why Synthroid is "better" and bad-mouthing Armour. Many doctors ... Replacement were Unithroid and (surprise,surprise) :) Synthroid . Tell me they haven't infiltrated this insurance ... patients have Armour. Many Endos still believe that Synthroid is "superior", at least that was my experience. 2...
    ... if he's giving me the run around. I'm on .88 synthroid , and feeling pretty tired and sometimes I get in a ... attention to the signs of the patient. I finally got off synthroid because i just thought it was way to too common for ... I saw an immediate change then later on changed to synthroid because it was name brand(big mistake). Been on...

  52. Test Results from Healthcheck
    ... Wish I knew. Mine was 2.2 (.6-2.2) on 88 mcg Synthroid , dropped to 1.3 (.8-1.8) after 3 months on Armour ... If it does, I’m going to insist on going back on Synthroid or one of the other T4 only drugs....
    ... understand why I have been on Armour and before that synthroid and cytomel and my Free T4 is exactly the same as...

  53. no more thyroid, but I don't want weight gain
    ... have lost about 25 lbs by taking cytomel instead of synthroid . That seemed to make my hyponess happy and my weight...

  54. MY LONG list of both MY Hypo/Hyper Symptoms and results say "normal"
    ... ve been hypo for 3 years-i think she said she's on Synthroid . From that point I started researching Thyroid dysfunction...

  55. I feel hopeless
    ... was 2.4 last year and 3.0 in Sept when I was put on Synthroid . Don't give up. Find a doctor that will do the other...
    ... tested thyroid problems. She tested me and I was put on synthroid right away. It took 7 months to get a diagnosis. ...
    ... i know by how i feel that i need a higher dose of synthroid . My doc looks at the one and only test she'll do...

  56. Please help, not feeling that great..
    ... I was on .075 MCG synthroid . My doctor upped my dose to .088 even my blood results...
    ... I was on .075 MCG synthroid . My doctor upped my dose to .088 even my blood results ... The same thing happened to me when I went from .05 Synthroid to 60 mg Armour. I felt a little hyper (I was too...
    ... allisok I have a similar situation. I was on 75mcg Synthroid and after my blood test, of which the TSH was in middle ... of the range, my endo told me to increase to 88mcg Synthroid and I felt worse. I am now alternating 75mcg one...
    ... i increased my dosage from 112 to 125 mcg of synthroid , and felt awful, so i went down to 112, then tried...
    ... I was on .075 MCG synthroid . My doctor upped my dose to .088 even my blood results ... Help, thanks.. Dear Alliok: Are you aware that Synthroid has (a) not been approved by the FDA, (b) was reported ... other reports indicated that the doseage levels of Synthroid are not standardized, can vary greatly from batch ... had the same problems. On a doseage of .075 MCG of Synthroid , one day I would be tired and listless, as if I hadn ... Thyroid even though he was aware of the problems with Synthroid . He was even defensive I found this strange. ... 2. The Thyroid doseage was higher than the Synthroid doseage. I'm taking 90 MG. After my physician adjusted...
    ... Dear Alliok: Are you aware that Synthroid has (a) not been approved by the FDA, (b) was reported ... other reports indicated that the doseage levels of Synthroid are not standardized, can vary greatly from batch ... had the same problems. On a doseage of .075 MCG of Synthroid , one day I would be tired and listless, as if I hadn ... Thyroid even though he was aware of the problems with Synthroid . He was even defensive I found this strange. ... 2. The Thyroid doseage was higher than the Synthroid doseage. I'm taking 90 MG. After my physician adjusted ... medicines, coffee, or food. Hope this helps, LP Synthroid was approved by the FDA in July of 2002. The quality...

  57. Success Stories-Atkins and Hypo?
    ... success with the Atkins Plan. I am currently on 150 Synthroid 1/2 of 25 Cytomel and Inderal (beta blocker)....
    ... success with the Atkins Plan. I am currently on 150 Synthroid 1/2 of 25 Cytomel and Inderal (beta blocker). I did...

  58. cytomel causing bone and heart damage
    ... jinglebts Dx = Hashimoto’s, Meds = Synthroid 75mcg/88mcg alternating daily Let me add, I am...

  59. Lymph Node Swelling Normal?
    ... Hashimoto's about 2 months ago and I am currently taking Synthroid (with no improvement). I also have swolen glands in...
    ... Hashimoto's about 2 months ago and I am currently taking Synthroid (with no improvement). I also have swolen glands in ... They have gone down slightly since I started the synthroid . Now I have night sweats and get hot flashes.......
    ... same thread! Welcome! Tgb77, you've been taking synthroid for 2 months with no change? Have you had your levels ... checked since starting the synthroid ? It sounds like you may need a dosage increase. With...
    ... Jodi & Barb- I've been on Synthroid but only .05 once a day!! He wanted to statr it slow...
    ... ranges so someone can help you interpret them. Synthroid .05mg is the most common prescribed for newly diagnosed ... had dropped but it was still high. So my doc px'd Synthroid .075mg. Seven weeks later, my TSH more than doubled ... little better. My doc px'd Levothyroxine (generic synthroid ) .1mg and six weeks later, I began to feel much better...

  60. secondary hypothyroidism
    ... my last post my TSH is now normal (1.63) with .075 synthroid . If secondary hypo is what i have, could i be right...

  61. Just saw a new doc. Need opinions: Med Change?
    ... numbers are close. Currently I'm taking 100mcgs of Synthroid . My tsh on this amount is around 8. My Free T4 runs ... range being 0.8-1.8. We tried increasing to .112mcg of Synthroid and by about day 6 I was ready to jump out of my skin ... was today. Here are my blood results On 100mcg of Synthroid . I'm stiff,dizzy,brain fog,no appetite,cold hands ... change to Levothroid. I explained that I have been on Synthroid 16 years and would it not cause me any problems. I ... anything I missed in my search about Levothroid versus Synthroid Do I stay with this doc? I'm so confused needless...

  62. Just saw my NP.......need to vent!
    ... as hypo in May 2002 with TSH of 13. I have been on synthroid since and for almost a year now my TSH has been 'normal...
    ... as hypo in May 2002 with TSH of 13. I have been on synthroid since and for almost a year now my TSH has been 'normal ... wanted to suggest something if i may. change your Synthroid !!. I have been hypothyroid for 5years and many ... were fine too but yet i still had wierd symptoms. Synthroid on the other hand to me is just a waste. if you...

  63. Finally, some weight loss
    ... should not cause me to gain should it? I have been on Synthroid first and now Cytomel for about 8-9 months and have...
    ... should not cause me to gain should it? I have been on Synthroid first and now Cytomel for about 8-9 months and have...

  64. I just quit!
    ... the answer. :) I was diagnosed in Sept, started on Synthroid , and because of this healthboard and other websites...
    ... DX - Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis MEDS = 88mcg Synthroid In the past six months I have tried everything no ... an alternative medical person and began to lower my Synthroid dosage. Initially I felt better but after two weeks ... in hell. I had to go back to my original dosage of Synthroid and wait until it builds up again. That’s were ... think if I continue to take the prescribed dosage of Synthroid I will stabilize. I now believe that Hashi’s causes...
    ... the answer. :) I was diagnosed in Sept, started on Synthroid , and because of this healthboard and other websites...
    ... try again. I tried. For three months, I took that synthroid pill everyday (they thought perhaps it was the eltroxin ... March of 2001. September of 2002 I began 50 mg of synthroid to again show my doctors I wasn't making it up. Once...

  65. will I ever get treatment? HELP!
    ... even fancied the thought of taking some of my mothers Synthroid ( she takes for her Thyroid troubles) as an experiment...

  66. Hypothyroid & trying to get pregnant!
    ... your thyroid isn't functioning...I am only taking the synthroid that the doctors have prescribed. Hope to hear...
    ... got to see an endocrinologist and she took me off of synthroid for 4 weeks and just got the test results back today ... severely hypo. I feel so much better without the synthroid . I see her tomorrow. I don't know what is going ... I even had started on my on, which when I was on synthroid , I had to take progesterone to start. I don't know...
    ... you are having problems . You said they took you off synthroid ? Are they trying to see if it will level on it's own...
    ... prayers were answered. I am on the generic form of Synthroid and feeling much better. It was a little HAIRY for...

  67. Has anyone missed their dose for several days?
    ... SIZE=2] Hello everyone.... I missed my does of synthroid over a couple of daysabout4-5) due to the flu.... ... stomach was in knots and insomnia...ive been taking synthroid for years so i dont remember much of any the side...

  68. Tingling sensation
    ... I just started taking Synthroid a little over a week ago and I have developed a "numb...

  69. Nervous about T3
    ... with me. I never saw any improvemenet while on the Synthroid . This, I think, is one of the main reasons that my...

  70. life after cancer?
    ... been up and down with meds.. I was on 200 mcg's of synthroid before I hadthe scan and seem to be doing ok.. Then...
    ... been up and down with meds.. I was on 200 mcg's of synthroid before I hadthe scan and seem to be doing ok.. Then ... t3/t4 medicine (like armour or thyrolar) instead of synthroid - which is just a t4 med? I had my thyroid out...
    ... thyroidectomy on 10/23, RAI a month later, started on 125 synthroid end of Nov and now I feel pretty good. I haven't had...
    ... much feel like crap. I was started out on 150 mcg synthroid . I ended up very hyper...my HR was constantly over...

  71. I am so tired of feeling like this
    ... thyroid medications out there. There is a T4 only med ( synthroid ) then there are T3/T4 combinations (Armour and Thyrolar...

  72. What if my symptoms are from something else....RA or Lupus etc???
    ... starting to wonder. I was DXed last year and started on Synthroid , I felt pretty good, then had to go off meds for a...
    ... starting to wonder. I was DXed last year and started on Synthroid , I felt pretty good, then had to go off meds for a...
    ... starting to wonder. I was DXed last year and started on Synthroid , I felt pretty good, then had to go off meds for a...
    ... on in a while. I've been feeling cruddy on .88 of synthroid . Cruddy for me means really really tired, depressed...

  73. My nodule has not decreased in size
    ... anyone has gone through this I have been taking synthroid for the past almost 3 years. First I was with a regular...
    ... anyone has gone through this I have been taking synthroid for the past almost 3 years. First I was with a regular ... input will be helpful thanks I have been on synthroid for exactly one year now. My nodule had decreased...

  74. Icky all over again
    ... were high but within normal range. I changed to 150 synthroid and 1/2 of a 25 cytomel instead of a whole. Oh I...

  75. Muscle Aches, need advice
    ... Either way, I think I need a dose increase on my synthroid and I'm starting to wonder if maybe I should look...