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  1. NODULES AND GOITER
    ... friend that was diagnosed with hyperthyroid and was on synthroid for 3 years even though it never showed up in the...

  2. Looking for some input!
    ... prescribed. there is synthetic t4 which would include synthroid , levothroid and levoxyl. or there is natural thyroid...

  3. lab test
    ... FOUND OUT I HAVE AN UNDERACTIVE THYROID. I WAS PUT ON SYNTHROID 25MCG. MY TSH IS 8.235H AND LAB SHOWS RANGE TO BE ... TAKE FOR YOU TO FEEL BETTER? (THIS IS MY 2ND MONTH ON SYNTHROID AND I FEEL NO CHANGE. I GO TO THE DOCTOR FOR MY LAB...
    ... might help if you can post them here. It looks like Synthroid may not be working for you if you have no change in...

  4. lovemythreeguys... Re the new doctor
    ... single symptom I was having and which got better on the Synthroid and which got worse. After I told him about some ... the sx are from the hypo. She's like -- "Take this synthroid and shut up" and then "Oops, it makes you worse.....
    ... it for now... seeing how hyper even a small dose of synthroid made me. What makes me nervous is that we'll be traveling...
    ... know WHY????!!!!!! ;) I can't imagine I have much Synthroid left in my body at this point, and my temp is even...
    ... had the physical fatigue everyone describes. The Synthroid cured the mental issues within the first two weeks...
    ... symptom was cold hands, and she is on 200 mcgs of Synthroid , her dr says she has no function left at all!!! I...

  5. hyper - hypo?
    ... fine. About 6 or 7 years ago the doctor put me on synthroid to try to shrink it - but it didn't help and made...

  6. Hi, I'm new here.......
    ... for any recurrence. I'm presently on l50 mcg of synthroid everyday, but I am very interested in the amour I...
    ... people who post here regularly who were started on Synthroid or one of the other T4 brands who simply didn't do...
    ... ENT) as he wanted me to do after trying 150 mcg of synthroid for 6 week. I told his nurse how I feel I continue ... armour takes up only about 1/4 a page in the PDR and synthroid takes up 3 or 4 full pages to list side effects, contraindi ... if I continue to have symptoms of hypo while taking synthroid . Personally, I am convinced it would be difficult...
    ... he is hypothyroid and is on I believe a low dose of synthroid . We are in Kansas also. Newbie, won't you be hyperthyroid...
    ... :) I have been on Synthroid 100MCG for 27 years.I have had my ups and downs but ... great.I had one Endo talk about any med other than Synthroid , as VOO-DOO!I,too, am a nurse and it is really amazing...
    ... told by the ENT who did my surgery that I would be on synthroid the rest of my life. Many people take synthroid for ... symptoms. My concern now is that I've been taking synthroid for 10 weeks (4 weeks at 100 mcg/day and 6 weeks at ... way I feel now. How long now has your son been on synthroid ? It usually takes 4 - 6 weeks of replacement therapy...
    ... and she confirmed Hashimoto's disease. She Rx'd Synthroid , but it turned out I went hyper on even a tiny dose ... antibodies. If your son isn't feelig better on the dose of Synthroid he was given, he should absolutely consider finding...

  7. Hypo...tell me EVERYTHING!!!
    ... did I say exhaustion ;)? Anyway, I just started Synthroid on Friday and I'm hoping that it helps me out. Apparently...
    ... ve just turned 29 and have an 8month old. I started Synthroid on Monday (prescribed by my physician so it could...

  8. Can somebody interpret my TSH results?
    ... Hi I am currently takins synthroid , and my dosage has never been changed from .025MG...
    ... Hi. I also have hypothyroid and I am on synthroid . My synthroid medicine has been adjusted from .025...

  9. what is the difference between Armour and Synthroid?
    ... porcine pigs thyroid that has T3 T4 (and T1 & T2). Synthroid is a synthetic med that only has T4. T4 is supposed ... it I am able to see some very positive changes. On synthroid while exercising my skin would be ice cold and my...
    ... I was on Levoxyl and synthroid for the last 5 years. Never felt right. Always adjusting...
    ... metabolized and utilized than the synthetic replacement, Synthroid . I have been on Armour for 25 years, with one breif ... switch to synthroid . I soon had symptoms of hypo on synthroid, and went...

  10. Ha! I knew it! Lab results; looking for "Top Doc" in MN
    ... 01 (september) and my endo bumped me up to 125mcg synthroid (i have to tell you that the first endo i went to ... AD (manerix, not available in the states), 125mcg synthroid , and 5mcg cytomel twice a day ... why would you have...
    ... an appt with the endo-from-hell (still, he gave me synthroid ), and then i got a new endo ... i'm depressive, and ... doctor" (hah!)? can you go in and ask to TRY some synthroid ? in a thriving metropolis like minneapolis, is there...

  11. meep,, help
    ... t-3 caus emy t4 was low,, he wants to put me on synthroid 75 mic,s i wanted a natural pill but he military dont...

  12. test done,, help,,,
    ... since my t-4 was so low,,, tehy want to put me back on synthroid at 75 mic? or is it mcg,, 1 tab daily,, i told them...
    ... period of about a year when I was taking the 125 to 175 synthroid pill that I just didn't know. I know I felt bad but...

  13. Frustrated on Synthroid!!!!
    ... messed up with new baby and all. I've never been on synthroid ... I'm an armour/cytomel combo situation. I just ... you that I've seen your story many times with the synthroid and I am sure someone who has been in your situation...
    ... more hypo. So, they just started me on .75mcg of synthroid . I am not very encouraged about your story (and others ... ) that I am reading about the cons of synthroid . :( ...
    ... sorry if I gave you discouraging information about Synthroid . I hope it works for you. I just had bloodwork done ... and my doc says that she won't change my Synthroid dosage at this time as the hormone levels seem to...

  14. help with Thyroglobulin Autoantibody vs Thyroglobulin results ???
    ... following my RAI and following a period of time back on Synthroid so he can obtain what he is calling "meaningful results...
    ... on Sept 5th. Not sure why but the surgeon put me on Synthroid following surgery so I think that may have delayed...

  15. symptoms
    ... way. I've taken everything from 125mcg to 225 of synthroid . After years of experimentation, I settled on two ... towel wrapped around it which I often experienced on synthroid . I thought for sure 3 grains would send me hyper ... barely functional at anything other than 2 days of 150 synthroid and 1 day at 175. I think some people's bodies are...
    ... MY hands throbb at night could it be the synthroid ? Whats the difference in medications?...

  16. is there any hypos that have not gain weight?
    ... counting on being able to lose it when my dose of synthroid is adequate. I'm a little scared though. Those of...
    ... counting on being able to lose it when my dose of synthroid is adequate. From all I have read, the weight won...
    ... Get tested and be sure synthroid is working for you. I prefer Armour, but every one...

  17. Hypo or Hyper, what do the numbers mean?
    ... If I have Hyper thyroid or hypo, I was prescribed Synthroid .025mg, I have been taking it for two years and it ... not seem to have any hypo symptoms but yet I am on synthroid . Does anyone share my condition? I asked for a copy...
    ... You are hypo, synthroid is prescribed for hypothyroidism. .025 mcgs of synthroid ... is the lowest possible dose of synthroid . I can not beleive that in 2 years you have never ... about a new doctor as the one that keep you on .25 of synthroid for 2 years should be FIRED, that is GROSS INCOMPETANCE...

  18. Has anybody had this
    ... thyroid re checked in 6 weeks. Doc has me on 1.37mcg Synthroid 5mg Cytomel2 times a day 600mg of motrin, ambien becasue...

  19. cycle question
    ... Hi I have been on synthroid now for almost a month...Has anyones "cycle" gotten...

  20. sores on scalp
    ... Hello All: Thyroid ca. in summer, started Synthroid Aug 26 at .1, increased to .112 Oct 2, TSH way out...
    ... mostly along my hairline on my scalp - I've been on synthroid for about 2 months now - But I am thinking it is related...
    ... Hello All: Thyroid ca. in summer, started Synthroid Aug 26 at .1, increased to .112 Oct 2, TSH way out...

  21. Any one treated by an ENT
    ... levals fall with in their NORMAL range since beingon Synthroid for 6 months IM down from 6.7 to 4.5 I still feel...

  22. hypothroid
    ... recently been diagnosed as being hypo. I have been on synthroid ( .075) for about 7 weeks at first it seemed to be ... couple new things I wasn't before I started taking synthroid I am becoming really cranky( iritated for the smallest...

  23. I am feeling better! 5 weeks on synthroid
    ... It's so good to hear a happy story! I've been on synthroid 75mcg since the beginning of September. I really wish...
    ... That's great Kathy!!!! I felt about 75% better on Synthroid , but I want 100% ;) so I am changing to Armour. ...
    ... wonderful to have hope. I am at about 4 weeks on Synthroid . Started out right at 100 mcg. After this weekend ... that some today. Is this a common side effect of the Synthroid ? I don't know if I can handle many more nights like...
    ... Some of the side effects I am attributing to the synthroid (that have been getting better with time) are nausea ... slowly. Things that are improving because of the synthroid (I believe) are my blood pressure, constipation, energy ... to 100 - that seemed to help me or else 2 weeks of synthroid was long enough for my body to accept it better.....

  24. taking levoxyl & synthroid, weight and dose
    ... replacement on weight, I however have always taken synthroid , however I was on levoxyl once it was what the pharmacy ... I was working out of state and needed a refill on synthroid the pharm didn't have it and I was facing a week without...
    ... Levoxyl and Synthroid are both T4 meds, so I don't see how alternating them ... the same except for the filler ingredients, which synthroid had a lot more of. I think the only time they can ... so I've gone down to 125. BTW Levoxyl isn't generic synthroid . I wish Pharmacists would stop saying that. It's just...

  25. Confused-Hyper or Hypo????
    ... have Graves Disease, which is HYPER, right? I am on synthroid .1(treatment for hypo?) he said my body was attacking...
    ... after antibodies test. Graves is a form of hyper. Synthroid would not be given to someone with Graves; it is a...

  26. from hyper to hypo on tapazole
    ... weight loss. I have hypothyroid but am doing fine on synthroid . They did take my daughter off of tapazole and will...

  27. cytomel(?) and armour?
    ... lower than 1. This is only my opinion. When I was on Synthroid , I would hit that shaky, hair falling out stage, but...
    ... m not on armour so can't speak to that, but i take synthroid and MUST take cytomel in order not to feel mega-depressed...

  28. progesterone
    ... when you take selenium to boost the effect of your synthroid ? it's alternative, may involve changes in diet, and...

  29. Painful feet
    ... went away for about a year but, know that I am on synthroid my feet are painful again. Can anyone explain this...

  30. crawley itchy things ...
    ... i'm hypo, bumped up to 125mcg synthroid (+ 100mcg cytomel) -- why do i have these crawly/itchy...
    ... I don't seem to convert T4 very well. Levoxyl and synthroid were a hypo/hyper nightmare for me because I don't...

  31. Suppressed TSH-HELP
    ... T3. That was my life for 3+ years. IWL Is this a synthroid problem? I had been on it and my TSH was near Hyper...
    ... Originally posted by lovemythreeguys2002: Is this a synthroid problem? I had been on it and my TSH was near Hyper ... FT3 is at the low end of the range... i'm just on synthroid ... -rosemary...
    ... Originally posted by lovemythreeguys2002: Is this a synthroid problem? I had been on it and my TSH was near Hyper ... low.... I am going on ARmour next week! It isn't a Synthroid problem per se, but it IS a problem that some people ... have with Synthroid (and Levoxyl and Levothroid, and Unithroid) since ... itself. The rest of it is converted from T4 (your Synthroid ) elsewhere in the body, mainly in the liver--enough...

  32. im supposed to feel different yes?
    ... i have been taking synthroid for years i should feel something right but i never...
    ... :) Why did you start taking Synthroid ? [img]http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/heart.gif[...
    ... my doctor said i had a thyroid condition.IS synthroid used for something else that i dont know about?...
    ... Synthroid is only for the thyroid. What dosage are you taking...

  33. Need...HELP....PLEASE
    ... internest tested me and found I was Hypo-T.I have been on Synthroid since 1977.The goiter swells up every few years. I...

  34. ? about thyroid, T4 and body temp
    ... Maybe I was just assuming this but I have been on synthroid 75mcg for 4 weeks now. Before that, 50mcg for 6 1 ... all the doctor would do) was 5.65. This was when my synthroid was increased. Now for many years, my body temp has ... year ago. So it seems like even though I've been on synthroid , my average body temp is actually a bit lower than ... mean that my metabolism isn't responding well to the synthroid ? Or that my thyroid is getting worse? Barb...
    ... temp before I started Armour and after I had been on Synthroid for 6+ years was 96. The first month I was on Armour...

  35. Is anyone from Canada
    ... him symptoms of five years and he is trying me on synthroid . Thank God!!!! I have been on just over a week and...

  36. Synthroid Dosages
    ... the natural meds than the synthetics. It sounds like synthroid may not be working for you. I was on synthroid for...

  37. Strange Question
    ... a dr. to treat me for my symptoms. I have been on synthroid for nine day and already I have more energy (still...
    ... blank. It was probably a year after I started taking Synthroid when I began dreaming again. I have no idea if it...

  38. anyone with this problem?
    ... year and half ago I was having the same problem with synthroid , so my endo added cytomel the way he explained it ... taking cytomel twice a day on a increased amount of synthroid . You might want to call your doc and tell him whats...

  39. Newly treated
    ... posts here for the last 3 weeks, since I was put on Synthroid . I was told 8 years ago that I have Hashi's but never...

  40. Residual Effects?
    ... the hyper feelings too. They never could raise my Synthroid or Levoxyl without too many cardiac/anxiety responses ... it's gradual. I felt better on the lower doses of Synthroid , even though I was too tired to live, just because...

  41. Starting on Synthroid for 1st Time
    ... on? I hope you don't feel too bad. Try to take your synthroid the same time every day. And don't eat for at least...

  42. Loosing weight on synthroid
    ... going to magically melt off with only the help of the Synthroid . Is that what you're asking? Even when - and if...

  43. FRUSTRATED
    ... O.K., so my doctor took me off the Synthroid a few weeks ago and I am just waiting to go back for ... been having this problem since before starting on Synthroid , about 6-7 months ago. It is getting really bad and...

  44. how to get back on track
    ... ent, endo and internist they greatly increased my synthroid and cytomel. I was told this morning it was going ... am finding this week. They have me taking 1.50 of synthroid and 5mcg of cytomel twice a day....

  45. Need support, feeling terrible
    ... was diagnose at the age of 17, I was given .025MG of synthroid , so far i havent had any pain, but i have a huge adams...

  46. post surgery weight gain
    ... thyroidectomomy. I have been taking a low dose of Synthroid for the last 17 years. I would like to hear if others...

  47. local anestesia and surgery

  48. Lab results
    ... RAI about 20 years ago. Her dr. has her on .050 of Synthroid . Talk about hypo. She can't even really get out of...

  49. Saw "top doc" today. Need help.
    ... ndiagnosed celiac disease also. She only likes to prescribe Synthroid with no addition T3. Has two patients on Armour ... products." At first she was willing to switch me to Synthroid even though she said I was hyper. I asked her if it...
    ... With your free T3 so low, if you switch to Synthroid , you're really going to be ill. The 8:00 a.m. cortisol...

  50. Children and hypothyroid
    ... effects from being properly medicated. I had been on Synthroid since I was 17, and recently switched to Armour. ... believe I did grow 2 inches shortly after I was put on Synthroid , and many of my symptoms did lessen in a short period...
    ... to remember. I took eltroxin, which is the same as synthroid , until I was 16. The reason I stopped taking it was ... weight and wasn't depressed. I did take three trials of synthroid to prove to my doctors that I did not just pretend ... it was synthroid that made me depressed...everytime I became progressivly ... since have felt so much better. I will NEVER take synthroid or eltrxoin again. so I really really really stress...
    ... for anxiety before being diagnosed as hypo. After my synthroid was increased, I was able to stop taking both of them...

  51. super high TSH level
    ... total thyroidectomy w/ the works, and have been on Synthroid ever since. It did take sometime to get adjusted...
    ... After 3 years on Synthroid and Levoxyl I did the same thing. Your body is probably ... Armour conversion chart. I think it's Armour 60mg to Synthroid .100mcg. It was a lifesaver for me. Armour is so different...
    ... house(LOL). Yesterday they increased my synthroid dose to and have me on cytomel twice a day. The cytomel...

  52. new - any suggestions?
    ... fatigue. My doc doesn't want to up the Armour. Tried synthroid , no way!! My last labs looked like this: T4...

  53. Is there any danger of spreading cancer during FNA biopsy?
    ... it was discovered with ultrasound and I've been on synthroid for one month) to see if it shrinks and then conclude...

  54. What's so bad about Armour?
    ... Hi-I asked my doctor today if I could switch from synthroid to Armour because of my hairloss(read more about it ... can I get this Armour and is it easy to switch from synthroid to it if my levels are so "normal"?Thanx-...
    ... why 2 million people take it? I also feel he had Synthroid $$$ in his back pocket. I went to the Armour website...
    ... t mind me asking-IWL-what is Cytomel? I took .137 synthroid and now take .125 but felt much better on .137- any...

  55. This is weird, what do you think?
    ... I was on 50 mcgs of Synthroid and here are my labs taken one week before I stopped...

  56. Antidepressants and Hypothyroidism
    ... city) and he gave me Cytomel to take on top of the Synthroid I had been taking for years. It has relieved me of...

  57. hairloss and hypo
    ... Terrible Anxiety About Hairloss)I'm convinced it's the synthroid so this week I'm going to find out how to get Armour...

  58. I have cancer
    ... scan, with NO residual - I was clear! I started my Synthroid the day after the RAI treatment, and I am going to...
    ... options. My endocrinologist basically told me that Synthroid was the only drug out there that I could take. Close ... town and changed Endos and had Cytomel added to my Synthroid . Little did I know that alot of the symptoms I had...
    ... pretty educated amongst thyroid 'things'. He told you synthroid was the only drug? yeah SOME doctors are stupid and ... everything with my hypo symptoms is great. I was on synthroid /eletroxin for 7 years until I was 16...and I will...
    ... 80 microcuries) and tomorrow I am going to start my synthroid . My endo, who I have only seen twice, has prescribed ... .125 Synthroid & then he doesn't need to see me for 2 months. I...
    ... 80 microcuries) and tomorrow I am going to start my synthroid . My endo, who I have only seen twice, has prescribed ... .125 Synthroid & then he doesn't need to see me for 2 months. I...
    ... scan, with NO residual - I was clear! I started my Synthroid the day after the RAI treatment, and I am going to...

  59. just diagnosed - confused w/question
    ... day. I was given the number 4.24. I started taking Synthroid 25mcg the very next day. I don’t know what any of ... miserable about is the weight gain and hair loss. Will the synthroid help with my weight and my hair loss? I keep reading...
    ... my metabolism did speed up a bit after being put on synthroid that was almost 2 plus years ago, I have never gotten...
    ... The synthroid may help with the weight loss. I was on synthroid ... metabolism will speed up.I was still losing hair on synthroid , as a matter of fact it started to get worse as time ... went on. On synthroid I did get some symptom relief, but not complete relief ... switching to Armour Thyroid which is a T3 & T4 drug. Synthroid is a T4 only drug.For me I don't feel I was converting ... give it time as it may take a few months. See how synthroid works for you,if you get COMPLETE, and I complete...
    ... this is a sales rep for Abbott Labs - the maker of synthroid . After hearing this I have had my hopes up that syntroid...
    ... Hi...IMO, the Synthroid will not magically make the weight drop, yes, your...

  60. Question about synthroid
    ... I am new too. I am on my 3rd day of synthroid . I will be interested to see what others have to say...
    ... Maybe your thyroid is producing more t4 since starting synthroid ? Who knows? Just happy you're feeling better. And...
    ... blood work changes. I found a dr. who tried me on synthroid . I am starting to feel better. I have more energy...

  61. alternative doc visit today
    ... It took about 4 months along with trying to get my synthroid dosage right but I feel better than I have felt in...

  62. Armour dose ques.
    ... unmedicated for 3 yrs. Now I am on day 4 of Armour (took synthroid prev.) and am feeling so much better already. I was...
    ... is too high now(recognize that from when I was on synthroid ) so I've dropped back to 150mg and am going to add...

  63. Update on my Armour "experience"
    ... twice daily...it went well with no problems that the Synthroid had caused...only had dry, tingly mouth but not really...
    ... called them back and told them I was on a lose dose of Synthroid and so they said I would only need to be off for 4...

  64. Feeling Terrible
    ... Hello! My doctor recently took me off Synthroid . He said my levels were too high and he wanted me ... I was diagnosed hypo. I was started on .100 of Synthroid . After my first blood work since starting the Synthroid ... complaints, but nothing like I did before starting Synthroid . Well, I had my blood work done again a couple of ... I was definitely feeling better when I was on the Synthroid ....

  65. had thyroid tests done waiting on drs need questions tho.. help
    ... the drs will be calling and wanting me to go back on synthroid i know,, but ive read alot on here about armour for ... him so he can be sure to put me on amour,, i was on synthroid last yr but i went off cause they could never get...
    ... Just remind them of the problems you had on Synthroid . Ask that you be given a chance with Armour. Remind...
    ... dee44, I got mad a few times when I was on synthroid and would skip it or lower the dose and feel better ... dr. to switch by just telling him I felt awful on synthroid and levoxyl and could he just "humor me" and let me...

  66. How Long ???
    ... not a doctor. I had heart palps before starting my synthroid and shortly after. It takes a while for the medication ... days. We just hope for more good. I have been taking synthroid for about 2 months now. Today, I feel worse than I...

  67. symptoms and ovulation
    ... crabbiness. I stopped taking it just after starting synthroid @50mcg. The first month, I had cramps and all the ... kicked in yet). The second month, I had just started synthroid @75 mcgs. I noticed an improvement from the month...
    ... It was AWFUL for me. But like I said, I think the synthroid is helping me. Have a great evening all. Barb...

  68. Exercise prior to RAI? Yes or No?
    ... further treatment for follicular cancer. I have had no synthroid or any other thyroid type medication since then. ... limited energy store that will be depleted daily with no synthroid ? Will exercising only speed up and make worse my...

  69. sudden drop in thyroid levels
    ... some useful info. I am 27 years old and have been on synthroid 112 mcg and 5mcg of cytomel for 2 years,the past few...

  70. Just started synthroid...
    ... I also have been on Synthroid for 6 months and have good days and bad my dosage...
    ... felt the exact same way you did when I started the Synthroid . I have been taking meds for 3mo now and now my tsh...
    ... I've been on synthroid for 5 years. I've never been able to keep it regulated...
    ... Full Time Mom, With never being able to keep your Synthroid regulated(that was me for 6 years), you are probably ... not converting the Synthroid to T3. You would probably do soooo much better on...
    ... conviced a dr. to treat me for hypo. I am only on 0.025 synthroid for now. within the first week of taking it, I had...

  71. Strange Episode
    ... I have been on synthroid for about two weeks now and I have already had days...

  72. No more meds, what should I do? please help
    ... Synthroid and Armour are both cheap, if you have a costco near ... you, Synthroid is about $13 and Armour is about $10. You do need...

  73. Felling funny after taking meds
    ... Are you taking synthroid ? I was upped a few weeks ago from 50 to 75. I didn...

  74. IS this the right anti-body test?
    ... know yet if it's hot/cold/cancer....My doc put me on synthroid to see if it would shrink it...I have mostly hypo ... Kathy (PS no selenium or other stuff - been on synthroid 3 weeks - tests four weeks ago) [This message has...

  75. can anyone explain t1 t2 t3 etc?
    ... If it's around 3 then you can easily take more synthroid and adjust your dose (break a pill in 4 and take it ... given 100ug and steadily increased it to 175ug of synthroid , the doctor never noticed on the tests until I told...