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  1. 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...

  2. Some Hypo Questions from a Newbie
    ... (not seeing an endocronologist yet) started me on Synthroid (100). I am 39 and she said that this is an acceptable...
    ... Thank you for the advice. I am on the Synthroid for about 5 weeks and will wait to see my levels....

  3. blood test - quick question
    ... Hi everyone, After being on synthroid for 2 months now, I am going for my first follow-up...
    ... Hi everyone, After being on synthroid for 2 months now, I am going for my first follow-up ... on the day of a blood test (for thyroid).....as the synthroid has a long half-life, and is in your body anyway....

  4. Hashi's caused by infection?
    ... that's the good news :D He lowered my dose of synthroid from 225mcg to 200 mcgs. He said that he had no problem ... switching me from synthroid to armour (as he has told me in the past), but......
    ... that's the good news :D He lowered my dose of synthroid from 225mcg to 200 mcgs. He said that he had no problem ... switching me from synthroid to armour (as he has told me in the past), but... ... consistent (never mind that there have been many recalls on synthroid for the same thing), so i think :) i see his reasoning...

  5. T3 question
    ... I always hated being on synthroid , so I asked to given cytomel. Because they didn't ... VERY happy with my results. I had a lot of trouble on synthroid /eltroxin. Good luck! blue...
    ... I always hated being on synthroid , so I asked to given cytomel. Because they didn't ... VERY happy with my results. I had a lot of trouble on synthroid /eltroxin. Good luck! blue I am so glad to ... I just started on .25 of Cytomel after being on Synthroid for about 7 months. I am hoping to see some positive ... results as well. Synthroid did really seem to do much for me. I just can't wait...
    ... I just started on .25 of Cytomel after being on Synthroid for about 7 months. I am hoping to see some positive ... results as well. Synthroid did really seem to do much for me. I just can't wait ... tell me why you switched to a T3 after 7 months of Synthroid ? Thanks!!!!!!!...

  6. Catching up.....
    ... appt with my regular GP on 1/21 to switch meds from synthroid to armour. I am way hyper right now. I was on 225 ... mcg of synthroid before surgery. After my lab tests two weeks later ... my GP wanted to wait until he had me stabilized on Synthroid before he switched me to Armour. He said, "WHAT in ... and adjust the ARMOUR instead of screwing with the synthroid ?" um....hmmm.......dunno? cause he has the medical...
    ... appt with my regular GP on 1/21 to switch meds from synthroid to armour. I am way hyper right now. I was on 225 ... mcg of synthroid before surgery. After my lab tests two weeks later ... my GP wanted to wait until he had me stabilized on Synthroid before he switched me to Armour. He said, "WHAT in ... and adjust the ARMOUR instead of screwing with the synthroid ?" I've been fighting a dang cold - that I do ... surgeon: i don't think you should be reducing your synthroid by half when you increased it by 25mcg at a time ...

  7. TSH is normal....still don't feel right
    ... considering asking my doctor for Armour. I've been on Synthroid now since May 2002 when i was diagnosed as hypo with ... does that mean that your body is converting the T4 ( synthroid /levothyroxine) to T3 properly? and does that mean...
    ... considering asking my doctor for Armour. I've been on Synthroid now since May 2002 when i was diagnosed as hypo with ... does that mean that your body is converting the T4 ( synthroid /levothyroxine) to T3 properly? and does that mean...
    ... feel a whole lot better until recently when I added synthroid to the Armour because my FT4 level was too low. The...

  8. Information Please
    ... difference in armour and synthyroid. I have been on synthroid for about a year. I have had several adjustment. I ... currently on 125mg. I still feel symptoms, and wondered if synthroid was not the best for me. My other question deals with...
    ... Synthroid is a synthetic T4 only med. Armour is natural, ... glands. It contains T1, T2, T3, And T4. I started on Synthroid and I asked to be swirtched to Armour and I am doing...
    ... difference in armour and synthyroid. I have been on synthroid for about a year. I have had several adjustment. I ... currently on 125mg. I still feel symptoms, and wondered if synthroid was not the best for me. My other question deals with...

  9. thoat woes
    ... memory of the movie. i'm currently taking 125mcg synthroid and 25mcg cytomel (the cytomel helps w/depression...

  10. thyroid invasion: twogland :)
    ... with hypo about 4 months ago and I am on .112mg of synthroid . Through lots of trial and error. I started at ...
    ... so now i take ADs, anti-seizure meds, motilium, and synthroid , with a little cytomel added into the mix!! and calcium...
    ... hypothyroid in May 2002 and am presently on .075 mg of Synthroid (think it will be incr. soon as symptoms are raging...
    ... hypothyroid in May 2002 and am presently on .075 mg of Synthroid (think it will be incr. soon as symptoms are raging...
    ... good daughter...bravo for you!!! Amy, 137 mcg of synthroid ? What a good thing you have only one building to remember...
    ... blue, yea i think its synthroid however I think I'm leaning more on to using Armour...
    ... i hied myself back to my GP and he started me on synthroid to tide me over 'til my pending endo appt. in a month...
    ... Levothyroxine. I seem to do better on Levothyroxine than Synthroid . However, I do think 112mcgs is a bit too high for...
    ... Levothyroxine. I seem to do better on Levothyroxine than Synthroid . However, I do think 112mcgs is a bit too high for...
    ... Blue has posted there in a few days either. With synthroid , I went up and up with meds and little to no change ... see the doctor. If you're still feeling bad with the synthroid , maybe it is time for a change. I sure hope we get ... hypo and have no problems. One woman has been taking synthroid 50mcgs for 26 years with no problems. They don't know...
    ... Blue has posted there in a few days either. With synthroid , I went up and up with meds and little to no change ... see the doctor. If you're still feeling bad with the synthroid , maybe it is time for a change. I sure hope we get ... hypo and have no problems. One woman has been taking synthroid 50mcgs for 26 years with no problems. They don't know...
    ... same dosage may vary from batch to batch), even tho' synthroid has had at least two (maybe more, but i know two for ... you guessed it -- inconsistency!! my regimen is synthroid /cytomel (125 mcg synthroid, 25 mcg cytomel) ... ... 50mcgeltroxin, 75 of the generic, and 112 and 125 of synthroid -- is that weird or what?? ladywolfe: how does...
    ... well, i'm hypo again (took 112 synthroid ), woke up feeling depressed, woozy, and am now about...
    ... it left on jan 15th, then i got hyper so took less synthroid , so now i'm hypo and trying to get up to my original...
    ... as the travel surely did ... i'm up to 150mcg synthroid now, and think i'm coming out of it, but we'll see...
    ... pretty much Ok not counting a bad experience with Synthroid , until I started eating a lot of soy. I felt terrible...

  11. Question about Cytomel
    ... finally changed my meds. He just switched me from Synthroid to Cytomel. What changes or differences can I expect...
    ... finally changed my meds. He just switched me from Synthroid to Cytomel. What changes or differences can I expect...
    ... I hated being on synthroid , I ask to be put on cytomel, and am currently taking ... the morning. I have lost weight on cytomel, where synthroid and eltroxin never never EVER did a thing for me....
    ... I had been taking Synthroid for about 8 months. I continued to experience the ... eybrows. I never saw any improvement while on the Synthroid . I had been asking my doctor if the Synthroid itself ... saw my doctor yesterday. I asked him again if the Synthroid could have been causing the hairloss problem. This ... switch me to Cytomel. I was originally on .88 of Synthroid . He started me on .25 of Cytomel. I'm hoping to...
    ... I had been taking Synthroid for about 8 months. I continued to experience the ... eybrows. I never saw any improvement while on the Synthroid . I had been asking my doctor if the Synthroid itself ... saw my doctor yesterday. I asked him again if the Synthroid could have been causing the hairloss problem. This ... switch me to Cytomel. I was originally on .88 of Synthroid . He started me on .25 of Cytomel. I'm hoping to...

  12. Need encouragement badly - please help!
    ... also be that Levoxyl is not right for you. I was on Synthroid at first. I was switched to Levothyroxine Sodium because ... The Synthroid was just not doing it for me. Sometimes it's the fillers...
    ... also be that Levoxyl is not right for you. I was on Synthroid at first. I was switched to Levothyroxine Sodium because ... The Synthroid was just not doing it for me. Sometimes it's the fillers...
    ... is not as easily regulated as synthetic meds like Synthroid , Levoxyl, etc. While there may be some truth to that ... situations, I don't entirely buy it. The makers of Synthroid (the name escapes me at the moment) have a BIG reason ... to keep the doctors prescribing Synthroid ---money. It's a BIG political thing. Do a search on ... Armour Thyroid and Synthroid . You'll come up with some interesting things. Was...
    ... Barb is right. It's politics. The makers of Synthroid did a hard sell on doctors, convincing them that their ... want medicine from filthy pig glands when nice, clean Synthroid was now available. Then they offered plenty of $...

  13. Nervousness and thyroid
    ... hypo besides weight gain. In fact, I stopped taking synthroid at around age 14 (after 6 years of taking it) because ... on three seperate trials and different dosages of synthroid and eltroxin to show doctors and my family I was not...

  14. Serlenium and thyroid function. Check this out.
    ... prescribed here. I always thought it was same as that ' synthroid ' but the list of the interactions, and lack of absorption...

  15. sick and tired of being sick and tired...
    ... abnormal" whatever that means to my doctor. He has me on Synthroid , and since i have been taking it regularly, I do have...

  16. Skin problems
    ... know if it is related to thyroid or a side effect of synthroid . I have been shedding skin on my hands and only on ... changed my med from 100 mcg to 200 mcg. I have been on synthroid for awhile and never had any side effects from the ... high a dose before. Has anyone had this effect from synthroid or from being hypo? Is is likely to go away once...

  17. test results
    ... results today from my last test and will start .75 synthroid today. I was also informed i have chronic mono. I...

  18. working with hypothyroidism
    ... now, and I was diagnosed with hypo and have been on Synthroid since the early 90's. I have a problem finding a doctor...
    ... felt my throat and with a TSH of 13 started me on synthroid in May 2002. I do have a long history of health...
    ... ...it was Time Release T3 (cytomel). I had taken Synthroid for 3 years from a doctor too busy to check anything ... sluggish, he prescribed it. I stopped taking the Synthroid because it didn't help. I had been told that once ... life?...it was the pits). That wasn't true about Synthroid . After finding another doc who was NOT too busy to ... payment, it was found that truly all I needed was T3 ( Synthroid is all T4). I appears that I'm not converting T4...
    ... ...it was Time Release T3 (cytomel). I had taken Synthroid for 3 years from a doctor too busy to check anything ... sluggish, he prescribed it. I stopped taking the Synthroid because it didn't help. I had been told that once ... life?...it was the pits). That wasn't true about Synthroid . After finding another doc who was NOT too busy to ... payment, it was found that truly all I needed was T3 ( Synthroid is all T4). I appears that I'm not converting T4...

  19. synthroid-weight gain
    ... question. Silly me, a friend of mine said that she took Synthroid and lost alot of weight. So, I went to the Dr. and ... thyroid was normal, but went ahead and gave me a rx of Synthroid . Do you think this is what is making me gain so much ... weight?? Can I stop taking the Synthroid cold turkey-which is what I am planning on doing as ... thyroid and feel really stupid taking this rx. Is Synthroid really suppose to help with weight loss? Please advise...
    ... problem is even more wrong. It's very dangerous to Rx Synthroid or any other thyroid med for weight loss purposes ... then a natural T4/T3 med may work better for you than Synthroid ....
    ... started gaining after a couple of weeks of taking Synthroid . I read somewhere on here that if a dosage it too...
    ... I raised the question of weight loss & synthroid to my dr. years ago, thinking that if i needed to ... opposite would happen & that it wouldn't be wise to try synthroid for weight loss. If you don't need it & continue...
    ... question. Silly me, a friend of mine said that she took Synthroid and lost alot of weight. So, I went to the Dr. and ... thyroid was normal, but went ahead and gave me a rx of Synthroid . Do you think this is what is making me gain so much ... weight?? Can I stop taking the Synthroid cold turkey-which is what I am planning on doing as ... thyroid and feel really stupid taking this rx. Is Synthroid really suppose to help with weight loss? Please advise...

  20. controversial surgery?
    ... helped any. I also take a multivitamin. I take synthroid 112mcg. Prior to my surgery I was taking 50 mcg. ...

  21. Is it a Thyroid problem?
    ... and she said she would have no problem putting me on synthroid to see if it helps. The Pulmonologist decided to...
    ... and she said she would have no problem putting me on synthroid to see if it helps. The Pulmonologist decided to...

  22. Tylenol PM
    ... PM for years to help with the pain, and is also on synthroid . So that would make it sound like it was okay as ... but it's about drug interactions and all it said for synthroid was iron and soy....

  23. my dosage...my arms...my fried green xmas brain...
    ... :) Wish I knew.. I am on Synthroid .175 and 1 gm Armour I have been on the Synthroid...
    ... can relate to the whole arm thing. I'm on .075 mg Synthroid and have been for a year. I still get tired too and...

  24. Surgery next Tues - what to expect?
    ... hair loss, etc. Panic attacks were when I was on synthroid , hair loss started after my partial. (I have taken ... cytomel and no synthroid for about a year now, and do not expereice panic attacks...
    ... complaining...No, they havent discussed anything about synthroid dosage after surgery...As of right now I am 5'11,...
    ... complaining...No, they havent discussed anything about synthroid dosage after surgery...As of right now I am 5'11, ... starting amount after surgery. I was on 2.25 mg of synthroid before surgery, and they left it they way until my...
    ... hyper, but hypo. I had a TT on 12/2. I have been on Synthroid .50 for many years due to Hashis. I had to have my...

  25. Men and Thryoid
    ... thryoid. He is in his mid twenties, doctor put him on synthroid and antidepressant. I think he will loose his job...
    ... thryoid. He is in his mid twenties, doctor put him on synthroid and antidepressant. I think he will loose his job ... walk, to another doctor. If he's feeling worse on synthroid , then that's not the appropriate medication for him ... combinations of thyroid medication available out there! Synthroid absolutely is not correct if he's feeling worse instead...
    ... walk, to another doctor. If he's feeling worse on synthroid , then that's not the appropriate medication for him ... combinations of thyroid medication available out there! Synthroid absolutely is not correct if he's feeling worse instead ... then the blood work came back and then he went on synthroid but the doctor kept him on the zoloft also. This ... endanger himself or others. He has only been taking synthroid for one week and the zoloft for two. How long does ... them for two weeks. I think he should only take the synthroid and perhaps take something to help him sleep like...
    ... Hello, I am on Synthroid also. It sounds to me that the dosage is incorrect ... correct yet, but I had the same problems. .75mg of synthroid wasn't enough so my doctor put me on .100mg. This...
    ... then the blood work came back and then he went on synthroid but the doctor kept him on the zoloft also. This ... endanger himself or others. He has only been taking synthroid for one week and the zoloft for two. How long does ... them for two weeks. I think he should only take the synthroid and perhaps take something to help him sleep like ... his medication. Either it's too much, or wrong. Synthroid (T4 only) will suppress his T3 (the active hormone...
    ... One week is not long enough for the synthroid to take full effect. It takes up to six weeks for ... the synthroid to even start working. Your son is working midnights...
    ... thryoid. He is in his mid twenties, doctor put him on synthroid and antidepressant. I think he will loose his job...
    ... when the results came in on the thryoid he went on synthroid and told to stay on the zoloft. I told him today...
    ... thryoid. He is in his mid twenties, doctor put him on synthroid and antidepressant. I think he will loose his job ... anxiety. Effexor seemed to work and so did the 50mg synthroid until recently when the neverending fatigue and headaches ... rgetfulness and anxiety began to return. Now i am on 75 mg synthroid ( and probably not enough ). This has transpired...
    ... thryoid. He is in his mid twenties, doctor put him on synthroid and antidepressant. I think he will loose his job ... idepressants. My depression remained until I switched from Synthroid (T4) to Armour Thyroid (a combination of T3/T4) and...
    ... anxiety. Effexor seemed to work and so did the 50mg synthroid until recently when the neverending fatigue and headaches ... rgetfulness and anxiety began to return. Now i am on 75 mg synthroid ( and probably not enough ). This has transpired...
    ... friend who has seen a gp for one year and still on 25 synthroid , she made a appointment with a endo after I forwarded...

  26. Overmedicated or wrong meds?
    ... Saturday morning and talk to her about switching back to Synthroid . I don’t want to just cut back the Armour. I think...
    ... just a thought but you could ask to be put on synthroid and cytomel combo and just have them give you a lower...
    ... Saturday morning and talk to her about switching back to Synthroid . I don’t want to just cut back the Armour. I think...
    ... just a thought but you could ask to be put on synthroid and cytomel combo and just have them give you a lower...

  27. Thyroid nodule without abnormal blood tests - what does it mean is wrong with me?
    ... they found a nodule. Therefore the endo put me on synthroid and cytomel. Some things have been improving: my ... thinking maybe not because my body is responding to the synthroid ....I don't know.....I know a lot of these endocrine...
    ... 0.6-2.1 (july 03). My total T3 and T4 before the synthroid was 10.4 (range 4.4-12.5) and Total T3 was 175 (range ... and 1.4 (range 0.4-5.1) in August 03. I started Synthroid in September 03. I did have an ANA non-reflex to ... hypo symptoms, but they are getting better with the synthroid . The fatigue is terrible, but I will have an adrenal ... on Tuesday the 30th. I hope he'll let me stay on synthroid even after the whole nodule thing is resolved because...
    ... that do have it!! :) How are you feeling on the synthroid other than being tired? I had major hair loss with ... find Dr. Lowe and read his thoughts on low doses of synthroid it may help you to explain why you feel the way you ... do on synthroid . It really opened up my eyes. :) I made sure...

  28. Anxiety?
    ... has gone up to 29 and I'm on an increased dose of Synthroid . Well, I don't know if the TSH is going down but I...
    ... has gone up to 29 and I'm on an increased dose of Synthroid . Well, I don't know if the TSH is going down but I...
    ... until we get my levels back down. He did hav me on 150 Synthroid but this past week I called him because of the anxiety...
    ... until we get my levels back down. He did hav me on 150 Synthroid but this past week I called him because of the anxiety ... I wonder why yours went up after the meds.... is Synthroid the same of Levoxyl? The only side effect i notice...
    ... I wonder why yours went up after the meds.... is Synthroid the same of Levoxyl? The only side effect i notice ... but said that even though I took one in the morning ( synthroid ) and one (vitamin) at night he wanted me to stop taking ... know that my body cannot handle the larger doses of synthroid . This past month with the 150 has been horrible. ...
    ... but said that even though I took one in the morning ( synthroid ) and one (vitamin) at night he wanted me to stop taking ... know that my body cannot handle the larger doses of synthroid . This past month with the 150 has been horrible. ... and ideas :) Sharon Hi. Do you know...is Synthroid the SAME as Levoxyl? I am on Levoxyl... have some...
    ... Hi planetearth Synthroid and Levoxyl are both brand names for T4....
    ... Hi. Do you know...is Synthroid the SAME as Levoxyl? I am on Levoxyl... have some ... effect each of us. Thanks Honestly I don't know. Synthroid is the only one I've taken. Sharon...

  29. Give me a thyroid transplant!
    ... tiredness and after doing a T3, he proceeded to prescribe Synthroid (I forget the dose). After taking it for 3 years ... bloodwork and found that I wasn't converting the T4 ( Synthroid ) into T3, so was a complete waste of time and money...
    ... your doctor is on the wrong track. T4 (levothroid, synthroid ) is not bringing your TSH down because you're probably...

  30. thyroid biopsy
    ... nodules can be shrunk without surgery with the use of synthroid or some other levothyroxine brand. If it is not cancerous...

  31. Bone loss and levoxyl
    ... know the list -- the osteo is part of the TD, and synthroid should make it better ... have you had a bone density...

  32. Dx Was Always Wrong? Please Help.
    ... Free T4: 1.11 Ref: .61 - 1.76 Started Synthroid .25 mcg 8/5 - TSH 1.787; Upped to .50 mcg Synthroid ... 9/9 - TSH 1.628; Upped to .75 mcg Synthroid 10/7 - TSH .458; She suggested we could go up ... to 100 mcg Synthroid but it would require another blood test in a month ... endo from h*ll. In mid-November, after being off Synthroid for a month, my levels were literally back to where ... haven't slept well in a week. I started taking the Synthroid again because I feel so bad, but upon receipt of these ... diagnosis. In the meantime, should I discontinue the Synthroid ? Advice?...
    ... Were you feeling better on the synthroid ? I didn't see an ft3. That may be where your problem ... possible cause of why you feel so ill, especially if synthroid is making you feel better. Barb Edited to add ... -- Synthroid didn't help me at all. So my doc switched me to levothyroxi ... ne ( synthroid generic) and it's helping a lot. Go figure..........
    ... Were you feeling better on the synthroid ? I didn't see an ft3. That may be where your problem ... possible cause of why you feel so ill, especially if synthroid is making you feel better. Barb Edited to add ... -- Synthroid didn't help me at all. So my doc switched me to levothyroxi ... ne ( synthroid generic) and it's helping a lot. Go figure....... ... No, in retrospect, I'm not feeling better taking Synthroid . In fact, I feel worse. I'm concerned about taking...

  33. help. synthroid not working
    ... up Dr Lowe and see what he says about low doses of synthroid . It will be an enlightening read for you. It might...
    ... up Dr Lowe and see what he says about low doses of synthroid . It will be an enlightening read for you. It might...
    ... up Dr Lowe and see what he says about low doses of synthroid . It will be an enlightening read for you. It might...

  34. General
    ... anything yet because it is still to soon. I am on synthroid 100mg. I go after the first of the year for another...

  35. Can someone please help to understand these lab results...MEEP...Anyone in the know
    ... Armour Thyroid since September this year. I was on Synthroid for a few months prior (HATED IT!!!) My last lab...

  36. Reaction to Armour Thyroid
    ... mention that. Sounds exactly like my story but with Synthroid . Started it twice and quit twice and am not on anything ... right now. Been begging my doc to switch me from Synthroid to Armour thinking that may be the answer. Just...
    ... mention that. Sounds exactly like my story but with Synthroid . Started it twice and quit twice and am not on anything ... right now. Been begging my doc to switch me from Synthroid to Armour thinking that may be the answer. Just...
    ... I'm chalking it up to the fact my body still had synthroid in it, and then with the armour, it was probably too...

  37. Armour thyroid....is it available in Canada?
    ... diagnosed as hypothyroid last year and have been on synthroid for about 20 months now. I look back now and see that ... finally caught it last year, thankfully!! Since i began synthroid in May 2002 i can see an improvement, but i still ... not properly converting the synthetic T4 to T3 in synthroid . Any help is greatly appreciated. :) cossette...
    ... noticed that almost all non-Canadian's generally use synthroid , whereas up here generally people take eltroxin (at...
    ... appear that 30 mcg of Armour is equal to 50 mcg of synthroid and 60 mcg of A. is equal to 100 mcg of S. and......
    ... chart about the comparisons between levothyroxine ( synthroid ) and armour and i can see that my figures were off ... it occurred to me that to get .075 mg (75 mcg) of synthroid (which is what i'm on right now) equivalent in Armour ... years presently on estrace, prometrium, celexa and synthroid (and a partridge in a pear tree :) ) God bless you...
    ... If I'm reading it right, the equivalent of .075 mcg Synthroid is 45 mg Armour. A. does make a 15 mg tablet... I...
    ... diagnosed as hypothyroid last year and have been on synthroid for about 20 months now. I look back now and see that ... finally caught it last year, thankfully!! Since i began synthroid in May 2002 i can see an improvement, but i still ... not properly converting the synthetic T4 to T3 in synthroid . Any help is greatly appreciated. :) cossette...

  38. Questions about the effects of high TSH
    ... endo appointment to start meds. Doc wanted to jam Synthroid down my throat but my T4 score was normal as well...

  39. Folks on Armour (& those that were...)
    ... simply because Armour is Rx'ed so much less often than Synthroid or the other synthetics... There might be a far greater...

  40. What would you do?
    ... Since then, (or for 4 weeks), I've been on 88 synthroid --the doctor gave me a sample pack and an Rx. I'm ... and ask if he'll give me a sample pack of the 100 synthroid ? I would hate to pay and fill the Rx for the 88,...

  41. Funny feeling in chest
    ... it can be a sign of hypo as well. My Dr. lowered my Synthroid from 150mcg to 100mcg and this feeling has finally...
    ... it can be a sign of hypo as well. My Dr. lowered my Synthroid from 150mcg to 100mcg and this feeling has finally...

  42. Were your Symptoms of hypo worse just before
    ... to me!!! The doctor started me off with .75mg of synthroid . It didn't help me too much so my doctor prescribed ... .100mg of synthroid and it made me worse. I was more tired, very dizzy...

  43. cytomel treatment
    ... I grew up taking 100 mg of eltroxin/ synthroid , I quit taking anything all together about 6 years ... T3 the next day. But I was on a VERY low dosage of synthroid (only 50 mg, no way near what my body would need to...

  44. TSH values
    ... hypo again. I feel terrible and have been started on Synthroid 100 mcg. Dr. says he can't up it for a month, to wait...
    ... hypo again. I feel terrible and have been started on Synthroid 100 mcg. Dr. says he can't up it for a month, to wait...
    ... awful I felt but when I saw him I had only been on the Synthroid for 2 weeks and he said I had to be on it for a month...

  45. Lab results, please help
    ... mid sept as hypo. My TSH was 3.0 and was started on Synthroid 0.5 (I believe), after 8 weeks my TSH was .9 and I...
    ... mid sept as hypo. My TSH was 3.0 and was started on Synthroid 0.5 (I believe), after 8 weeks my TSH was .9 and I...

  46. Too little synthroid?
    ... Does anyone know if too little synthroid can actually be detrimental to getting fixed? Can...

  47. symptoms of thyriod cancer
    ... can make an informed decision. Good Luck. BTW, Synthroid is a hypothyroid med not a hyperthyroid med, Graves...
    ... optimal ranges, go figure. I don't think 2 months on synthroid will cure anyone of Hypo. Unless it was thyroiditis...
    ... the other way,[said this is normal] and put me on synthroid . I was on it for about 2 months, he did another blood ... was ok, thyroid normal again and told me to stop the synthroid . the pain in my throat is going into my shoulders...

  48. Could it be thyroid?
    ... further tests, it IS your thyroid", she put me on Synthroid and when I asked her to put me on a T3/T4 combo she...
    ... further tests, it IS your thyroid", she put me on Synthroid and when I asked her to put me on a T3/T4 combo she...

  49. Help! Anyone got ideas? TSH crazy!
    ... removed back in '89 along with a benign tumor. Was on synthroid and still hypo forever, found a new doc, went on Armour...
    ... TSH-supression from that point on and I was on .225 Synthroid . But I didn't understand any of this really at the ... better when I first went on Armour after being on Synthroid /Levoxyl for years. It was like a miracle. I even lost...
    ... funded by drug companies that sell such things as Synthroid , so it is in their interest to insist that it is taught...
    ... going back on ... gulp... can I even type it?.... Synthroid . Debbie...

  50. Oops! Extra pill
    ... Yikes--I just doubled up on my Synthroid today by accident. I meant to take my vitamin pills ... and popped an extra Synthroid instead. Anyone else ever do this? My dosage is...
    ... she's had people call in who were on double their Synthroid dose for WEEKS! Yikes!...

  51. new labs and questions
    ... 0) Oh yes he also wanted to change my Armour to Synthroid (no thanks had that for 12 years) Okay I spent time...
    ... 0) Oh yes he also wanted to change my Armour to Synthroid (no thanks had that for 12 years) Okay I spent time...

  52. Levoxyl to Armour
    ... I've made the switch from Synthroid to Armour. I'd say 2-4 weeks to notice. With all...

  53. My Dr will kill me BUT I am ME again
    ... ... so i have all these different strengths of synthroid now (from 50 to 125!!) with repeats, so i can go up...

  54. Lung x-rays and Thyroid glands
    ... he felt from the hypothyroid problems, and that the synthroid never made him feel the slightest bit better. I was...
    ... he felt from the hypothyroid problems, and that the synthroid never made him feel the slightest bit better. I was...

  55. Does this make sense?
    ... even more of an angel is that he/she didn't prescribe synthroid but Armour instead.... what many here have been fighting...

  56. Grave's and fertility
    ... was never able to get pregnant until I switched from Synthroid to Armour. That's just how it worked for me. Personally...

  57. Synthroid Dosage - Too High???
    ... was at one time reading at 9. I was on 50 mcg of Synthroid . Now I am on 75mcg of synthroid. Now it is hard...

  58. Do any of you have more than 1 autoimmune disease
    ... levels be causing a positve lupus test? She uped my synthroid to 75mcg from 50mcg. My tsh was at a 2. I asked...
    ... If your Synthroid was just upped from 50 to 75, that must mean you haven ... other AI disease... he's just too stupid to know the Synthroid caused all the problems. I believe the reason the ... that's true for many hypos. If you have been on Synthroid for a long time, that dose is probably inadequate...
    ... I have been using 5omcg of Synthroid since August of this year. I just started the 75mcg...

  59. sinthroid?
    ... right dosage, or needs a different brand of meds. Synthroid doesn't work for everyone. A lot of drs will only ... prescribe synthroid , but for some it just doesn't do the trick, you may...
    ... may take a while for him to catch up. Taking the Synthroid for only eight months may not have given him enough...

  60. Can someone look at labs results
    ... cant get it in Australia anyway so we are stuck with ' synthroid ' only Good luck...
    ... try and get a T3 med. Some people do well on just synthroid if they convert well. If your doctor says Armour ... Just in case he's only buying into what the makers of synthroid have been telling the doctors for years. I personally...

  61. Hi and Is it okay to be scared yet?
    ... enlarged or swollen. currently we are slowly raising my synthroid dosage to see if my nodule decreases in size. so far...

  62. TSH is 0.00? I have lots of questions!
    ... nodules with the largest measuring 1.4. I was put on Synthroid 150 in September. I have been having "swings" from ... dx with hypo for 7 yrs suggested upping my dose of Synthroid for a day or two. She said she does it all the time...
    ... total replacement, that said, my dr. had me on .175 of synthroid which made my tsh .1 (made him happy), but I felt...

  63. Take an extra dose?
    ... problem? :) Are you on thryoid medication? I am on Synthroid and Cytomel for hypothyroidism. I am not sure why...

  64. Why oh Why do I have a hard time??
    ... Thanks Bellajoon I take Synthroid . I tried taking some Cytomel along with my Snythroid...
    ... undermedicated and second of all you cannot tolerate the synthroid . Maybe you should beg your Doctor to let you try Armour...
    ... for 3 months and things got way worse. I have taken Synthroid since 1988 and had no problem up until last year....
    ... respomd better to different BRANDS. I was switched from synthroid to levothyroxine and it seems to be better for me...
    ... months. I actually felt better when placed back on the Synthroid . I know sounds weird doesn't it. Maybe it had something ... did not work for her and she has leveled off on the Synthroid now. So I quess it is trial and error. But heck I...
    ... months. I actually felt better when placed back on the Synthroid . I know sounds weird doesn't it. Maybe it had something ... did not work for her and she has leveled off on the Synthroid now. So I quess it is trial and error. But heck I...
    ... Now it was run at 4:53pm I was taking 150mcg of Synthroid . Date the blood was drawn 4-07-03 TSH 0.15 Range ... above Thyroid numbers. They did lower my dose of Synthroid at that point. As for what the doctor he says I...
    ... Now it was run at 4:53pm I was taking 150mcg of Synthroid . Date the blood was drawn 4-07-03 TSH 0.15 Range ... above Thyroid numbers. They did lower my dose of Synthroid at that point. As for what the doctor he says I...
    ... day too. But its week 2 of trying to alternate the synthroid 100 mcg and 112 mcg. The weather is changing so that...

  65. Feedback Appreciated for Newbie
    ... those here who can only get their doctors to prescribe Synthroid or other synthetic brands of T4 would kill to get...

  66. I'm confused and scared!
    ... diagnosed me with nontoxic uninodular goiter. She gave me Synthroid - 100 mcg but said it would not help me feel any better...
    ... anxiety was HORRIBLE! When the doctors put you on synthroid , they have no clue how your body is going to feel ... have. I so hope you start feeling better with the synthroid soon. But if you don't there ARE other meds out there...
    ... diagnosed me with nontoxic uninodular goiter. She gave me Synthroid - 100 mcg but said it would not help me feel any better...
    ... symptoms. You have a TSH of 1.0 and your taking 100mcgs synthroid . That could possibly put you into hyper. If you start ... alpitations, you should contact your doctor. Hopefully, the synthroid will shrink the nodules so you won't have so much...

  67. bipolar or thyroid
    ... year old on. Her doctor will most likely put her on synthroid to bring her TSH down. The TSH is thyroid stimulating...

  68. snoring
    ... just "better"? i've been on my upped dose of 125 mcg synthroid , which i couldn't tolerate initially, for about two...

  69. heriditary?
    ... with hypothyroidism when i was 13 years old, been on synthroid (( Levoxyl )) ever since. i am now 21 and i have...

  70. switched to Armour -chest pains
    ... Hi - I recently switched from Synthroid to Armour. My hashimoto's disease is relatively small ... I am only on 30 gr Armour. I was only on 50mcg of Synthroid . Ever since I switched to Armour I've been having ... was angina, and they went away after I started the Synthroid . I've only been on Armour 2 weeks now. Should I give...
    ... Armour, which is roughly the equivalent of 50 mcg of Synthroid . Of course, though, you're now getting T3 directly ... instead of having to convert it as you do with Synthroid ... and it's possible that's the source of your chest ... risk it. (I'm curious about how long you were on Synthroid and why you switched. I was on Synthroid earlier...
    ... yes, I meant 30 mg (1/2 grain). I switched to synthroid because I just didn't feel any different than I did ... Not too bad, but enough to put me on a small dose of synthroid . I just don't feel that great on the Armour and wonder...
    ... that you could not stand even the smallest dose of Synthroid . Why is that? Im curious. I have the same problem ... 1/4 and took the pill, equivalent to only .22 mcg Synthroid and both times I tried taking my meds I woke up the...
    ... I can't say I was broken-hearted to stop taking Synthroid , since I never felt well while taking it anyway. ... around and be sick till I might be able to tolerate the Synthroid . I promptly found myself a doc to prescribe Armour...

  71. Thyrolar
    ... I felt great, and liked it much better than the Synthroid I was taking at the time. At the time (and not sure ... be effective. So - I had my DR switch me back to synthroid . But the Thyrolar did make a big difference. At...

  72. please help me decide!
    ... ypthyroidism - adverse reactions to most medications, e.g. synthroid , eltroxin, penicillins - frequent bronchitis - right...

  73. new to the board LOTS of questions...
    ... moved to another state, and the new dr. put me on Synthroid . I know NOTHING about the thyroid (my mom and...

  74. snoring
    ... jump in TSH from 5.6 to 11.372 (AFTER increase in synthroid from 50mcgs to 75, now on 100) was all that bad. And...

  75. What's the soy connection?
    ... the same medications.???? I just re-read my Synthroid prescription insert and all it says about soy is that...