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  1. Synthroid dose question
    ... common practice to prescribe low-dose Levothyroxine ( Synthroid , Levoxyl, Unithroid, etc) to help suppress antibodies...

  2. Dull Neck Pain
    ... I changed from Synthroid to Armour about 10 weeks ago, and I now have a dull...

  3. Foggy Head/ Head Pressure/ Headache?
    ... head, blurred vision and headaches. I just went on Synthroid , so I don't know if it will go away. I am also searching...
    ... jinglebts -------------- hypo, DX'd march 22 75mcg synthroid ...

  4. weight gain after dose change
    ... is my first post. Hi everyone! My doc changed my synthroid dose from .125 to .112 last week, and life has generally...

  5. new - hashi's?
    ... Thyroxine - 13.4 TSH - .53 My doctor put me on synthroid 100mcg in the beginning when my TSH level was 13 and...

  6. New to board, pls help! (Re: Armour, TSH)
    ... my thyroid meds in the past year. I was taking .075 Synthroid for over 12 years...my DO informed me that all my ... 120mg.) At that level I felt about like I had on the Synthroid . To add insult to the injury, my pharmacist (a terrific...
    ... sounds like me... almost.. actually delete all of the synthroid info!! I am on 125mcg of cytomel and 2 grains of...
    ... about switching from armour to a t4 only drug like synthroid ... my mother did it because someone gave her a bag ... hospital... it was like death overcame her. Regarding synthroid .. I would really do a good research on that.. All...

  7. time of day to have blood work on Synthroid??
    ... drawn within a certain amount of hours of taking synthroid , your test will reflect what is already in your system...

  8. Is it true if you start thyroid pills you will gain weight?
    ... you will gain weight! I can't stress that enough! Synthroid is simply a replacement hormone for something your...

  9. Confusion
    ... I have been back on Synthroid (100 mcg) since May 21. I don't know if it is related ... as though I am losing my mind... Could this be the Synthroid ? Help please! ...

  10. Thyroid removed-Do I still have Grave's?
    ... medical problems. I just hope it stay that way. I take synthroid religiously at 6am ever day. I need to work on the...

  11. neck and shoulder pain?
    ... work and found that I am hypothyroid. I have been on Synthroid for 10 days and notice some improvement with pain...
    ... swallowing...that went away after about 2 weeks on Synthroid . What are you taking?...
    ... I am taking Synthroid . Only been on it for 10 days. Up tonight late because...
    ... Sphynx -- I went surfing the Net to find a reference to Synthroid and cough, because that's something I'd never heard ... with information on levothyroxine (generic name of Synthroid ) and here's what it said: "Reasons to call healthcare...
    ... :(. I here it can take as much as 7 months before Synthroid helps. I keep you all up to date. Hope everyone...

  12. A couple of questions
    ... help spasms. I usually take this far away from my Synthroid , like after lunch or dinner and again at bedtime,...

  13. Trouble waking up in the morning
    ... I have been on synthroid for hashimoto's disease for a few years. I have a ... waking up in the morning. Could it be because my synthroid levels are at their lowest, right before I take it...
    ... I hope this helps. I have been on Synthroid for about 10 days and I take mine at night around...

  14. Uncontrollable anger
    ... all right, etc.... Well guess what, now that I'm on synthroid reality finally hit. I have felt like I was on an...

  15. No thyroid, and not taking the medication...
    ... I cant help her much, she is supposed to be taking Synthroid Daily. She has not taken her medication for over...
    ... to be a member to access the Pharmacy....they offer Synthroid at a reasonable cost...for example, a 30 day supply...

  16. depression and hypo
    ... have done some blood tests tho' ... i added T3 to my synthroid and feel a little better, but please, TF, don't denigrate...

  17. Hypothyroidism with hyper symptoms...
    ... been diagnosed with hypothyroidsim and currenty take synthroid . The meds have helped with the lethergy and my poor...
    ... rate and chest pain were present before I started synthroid . They thought it was anxiety, but meds have not improved...

  18. anxiety/loss of appetite & flare-up
    ... lithium (300 mg) at bedtime and starting me on 25 mcg of Synthroid in the a.m. Next week I will up the Synthroid to 50...

  19. Neuropathy and Thyroid Problems
    ... hurting in my hands and feet until I recently started Synthroid . I had my sugar checked and it is good. I read somewhere...

  20. Hurthle Cell
    ... hypo do they want you to go? It takes a while for Synthroid to kick in. I was so 'severly hypo' according to...

  21. Anyone feel better?
    ... fortunate, indeed, that after my first six weeks on Synthroid , I feel at least "just OK" most of the time. Things...
    ... better, still feel about 100 years old. I have been on synthroid for about 1 1/2 months and go for my blood test in...

  22. Thank you!
    ... when my tsh goes to high and they have to lower my synthroid dose. I have never heard of it being related, but...

  23. Help with results.
    ... Was taking .25 synthroid now taking .50 because of the following results. ...

  24. Need imput on these labs for my husband..
    ... My husband is taking 200 mcg of Synthroid for Hashimoto's hypo for years. He has not had his...
    ... Hi, Well the doctor says the high dose of Synthroid was the culprit(no surprise) for his hyper status...

  25. My drug research...MAYBE, HELP FOR US!!
    ... doing is research- Trying to find another way than Synthroid /Thyroxine. Seems to me people feel like **** on these ... JUST LIKE YOU SAID! I read a question/Ansewer on a Synthroid board and it was ridiculous"my hairs falling out" ... evening. There are a few reasons for all of this: - SYNTHROID and the other major companies give big kick backs ... these dissected pig hormone- I wont even try this Synthroid . I cant believe how much work and struggle I have...

  26. please help!!!!
    ... ect,,, i just cant seem to get any better, im on 175 synthroid , cytomel 10 mgs, norvasc 5 mg,,, and i feel like im ... my head against a brick wall sometimes i think the synthroid makes me feel worse can that be??? i hope someone...
    ... story! i fired my endo, went to a internist-dropped synthroid for armour and i am starting to feel a lot better...
    ... test and called me at home and said im on way to much synthroid that he would like to see me go down to 150 or even...

  27. Depression
    ... something for the depression also? Even though my Synthroid has helped my depression/anxiety greatly, It hasn...

  28. Is this safe to take?
    ... knows if this is safe to take while hypothyroid and on Synthroid ...My mom takes it and it has helped her with weight...
    ... not good to take calcium too close to when you take synthroid so Im not sure if I should cancel my order or not...

  29. Frustrated!
    ... they didn't give me the range). Started on 25 mcg Synthroid at the time, boosted to 25 mcg Mon.-Sat. and 50 mcg...

  30. Fibro...or Thyroid?
    ... that relieved my suffering was thyroid hormone... not synthroid either... first armour, then added cytomel then cytomel...

  31. Please help..which drug and how do you feel..?
    ... Synthroid is the second most commonly prescribed drug in this ... replacement. Once you have achieved "normal" levels on Synthroid , you can see how you feel and go from there. If you ... it, but that is all very individual. I've been on Synthroid since November. I am doing very well, although it...
    ... you start on and did the Dr increase it? Did the synthroid cause you to gain weight? Thanks :)...

  32. Just had thyroidectomy..questions about drugs?
    ... Thanks alot for responding,ya they put me on Synthroid 0.75mg and its one of the samller doses. I would like...

  33. Problems with Armour Thyroid
    ... Hello all! After 10+ years on Synthroid for treatment of hypothyroidism, the last 5 while...
    ... spite of the problems I am experiencing. I was on Synthroid for 8 years and Levoxyl for 1 year. Neither worked ... with a cardiologist. I really do feel that being on Synthroid for so many years with my dosage steadily being increased...

  34. ultrasound questions
    ... and 3 nodules on left. Since last year I've been on synthroid to shrink them and for hypo symptoms. The tech who...

  35. strange~anyone ever had these symptoms?
    ... were normal, T3, T4, uptakes & the works. Started on Synthroid 25 MCG. Symptoms gradually got better, had the med...
    ... Hi...I started on 50 mcg's of Synthroid a while ago and I just had a dizzy spell too....I...
    ... did go to a new doctor this morning, he doubled my Synthroid to 100MCG, & recheck in 3 months. What really bothered ... fact the lowest my TSH has ever been was 6.70 with Synthroid & the doctor I had said it was fine, "deal with it...

  36. I am so frustrated...help!!
    ... problems. Well, one week ago, I started on 50 mcg's of Synthroid , I have been eating like I usually do to maintain ... in one week :( I don't expect to lose weight on Synthroid , but I surely didn't expect to GAIN!!!! I have heard...
    ... HI, I have a friend that took synthroid (I take Unithroid) she said she gained weight while ... bloodwork done, the tech told me you loose more hair on synthroid . I don't know if this is true for all but I do know...
    ... When I started on synthroid , I was really bloated. At one point I thought I was...
    ... I will be checking that out too. Been on .05 mg of Synthroid for 4 years and my hair still falls out like crazy...
    ... her. I have not been back. I have now learned that Synthroid is popular for the hair fallout as discussed above ... have seen 2 different endos and started on .05 mg of Synthroid and it never changed. Also I have a goiter that has...
    ... . My mother's doctor swithched her from armour to synthroid and within two weeks she was horribly depressed, gained...
    ... with hypothyroidism, my doctor prescribed 75 mcg of Synthroid . Rather than getting better, I seem to have gotten ... worse. Is it possible that the Synthroid has made me worse? Dr. Lowe: It is possible that ... the culprit is your low dose of Synthroid (a brand of T4). A dose of T4 (despite the brand)...
    ... Yes and also I am NOT on a low dosage of synthroid so ???? there goes that theory. I appreciate all the...
    ... Yes, it may seem like Dr.lowe is biased against synthroid but that is not the case completely... It has been ... have you considered adding a low dose of t3 to your synthroid ? That usually relieves ALL of the symptoms you are...
    ... have been reading alot about docs sticking people on synthroid only and that is it and how it is wrong. Thanks for...
    ... is the second smallest increment of pill in which synthroid is manufactured, and the color of the pill would be ... made is green, 300 ┬Á = 0.3 mg. To take 50 mg of synthroid , you would need to take more than 166 of those 300...
    ... realize my dear that is his ignorance.. not yours. Your synthroid may still be too low as was stated above... I concur...

  37. Why Does It Matter What Time....
    ... Synthroid is taken? Does it work better at a certain time or...
    ... Also there are supposed to be up to 4 hours after Synthroid before you ingest certain things, mainly, fiber, calcium...
    ... drink a cup of coffee within the hour after taking synthroid ? I have been taking my med. as soon as I get up and...
    ... eat and take diabetes meds upon awakening. I take my Synthroid when I go to bed 4 hours after eating and that leaves...

  38. Products for Thinning Hair, Help!
    ... thyroid disease over two years ago and was placed on synthroid at that time. The few symptoms that I had prior to...

  39. thyroiditis & nausea?
    ... something ... i always thought that it was related to the synthroid because when i try to up the dose to 100mcg, i feel...

  40. Hashi's w/ no swelling?
    ... this it probably started approx. 8.5 years ago, on Synthroid 6, off 2.5. Don't know if that matters....

  41. Palpitations from Medication?
    ... almost six weeks. we also determined it was not the synthroid by taking me off of it for a few weeks. good luck...
    ... I had heart palpitations on synthroid and cytomel. First time I had mentioned it to the ... month later I told the Dr and he switched me from synthroid to cytomel. He told me I was getting to much T4 and...

  42. Hillary
    ... tea by Flora. I go to the doc today. Are you on synthroid ? My grandmother died of ALS so of course this adds...

  43. Confused by symptoms, need help!
    ... diagnosed hypo almost 2 years ago and am currently taking Synthroid (.88 mcg) and Cytomel (12.5 mcg). I just recently ... went down from the 100 mcg Synthroid . I have been noticing that I am really "ditzy" lately ... appointment showed my TSH off, so they reduced my Synthroid about a month ago. I was noticing my problems long...
    ... Dr. just lowered my perscription and changed me to Synthroid , which the pharmacist disagrees with. I was concerned ... so I started to read the pamphlet form the Synthroid . It did say diabetic meds can influence the absorbtion...
    ... diabetic drugs.I have hashi's and I take .05 mg of Synthroid once a day. My TSH has always been in the limits but...
    ... Just wanted to report that the only thing Synthroid website says concerning diabetes is to monitor your ... sugar while taking Synthroid . Nothing about the diabetes meds interferring with...
    ... Sorry for the alarm...I did go back and re-read the synthroid pamphlet and it is exactly as you said...may result...

  44. Can anyone give me more info?????
    ... year. her tsh was 1748. she didn't respond to the synthroid - well, her body didn't tolerate it. armour was okay...
    ... doing well, we'll put her back on the armour. on the synthroid , her heart rate was seriously jacked up. and she...

  45. If you are on Thyroid meds read this!!!!
    ... the stuff you cannot ingest within 4 hours of taking Synthroid and the like. We had a whole post about milk but think ... is not just about calcium. This is taken from the Synthroid website. (levothyroxine) QUOTE: " Some medicines may ... I know alot more, my family doctor prescribed the Synthroid initially and did not tell me a thing about this....
    ... Wow! I had no idea you couldn't take synthroid that close to those products. I, too, take mine at...
    ... Katiepops: I'm new to synthroid . I knew about calcium tablets, vitamins, etc. What ... was OK, I didn't have to wait an hour after taking Synthroid . What do you think? Thanks :) Nancy --------...
    ... that I really can't take soy at all now that I'm on Synthroid . It makes me feel so weird like I'm gonna explode ... something. It seems to really increase the effects of the Synthroid in me. Is that just me? I take my Synthroid in the ... difficult to balance everything: Estratest, Lipitor, Synthroid , Zoloft. Also my blood pressure keeps going up. Last...
    ... year ago, a TSH test was 6.6 so the doc put me on Synthroid 50mcg. But, I have had a total hysterectomy and am...

  46. So frustrated!
    ... frustrated. My TSH came back as 120. So now I am on Synthroid again. 1 month ago it was normal, at 0.4 and the...
    ... Why were you ever taken off of it? Synthroid is a life long pill you never can "get well" but you ... and avoid these ingredients within 4 hours of taking Synthroid . Some medicines may decrease the absorption of this...
    ... I went off Synthroid in March, my TSH was 0.03, so I was taken off it....
    ... the opposite way don't they just cut down on your synthroid ? Not take it completely away!!! That is what they ... usually have to have your thyroid removed then put on synthroid . And since you are naturally hypo I cannot believe...
    ... to change doctors myself. My friends doc upped her Synthroid without even testing to see if it needed up. Good...
    ... I was also taken off synthroid after being on for 6 years when my labs showed hyper...

  47. Tree Frog and anyone else???
    ... after thinking I had Fibro....I started on 50 mcg of Synthroid 3 days ago....well, my aches have been worse again...

  48. tingling & numbness
    ... is all worse at night. Sometimes I think it is the synthroid , sometimes I'm not sure. I'm going to ask the doc...

  49. cytomel only
    ... three times what it should be when she was on the synthroid . the endo then said oh well, she needs it. i'm glad...

  50. Test results
    ... (which is basically the same thing as levoxyl and synthroid ) has been a good first step, but I really think it...

  51. Need advice on how and when to take my medication...
    ... sit with me well. So, I was thinking of taking my Synthroid in the middle of the night, when I get up to use the...
    ... I get up at 6am, take my Synthroid , go for a 2.25 mile walk, read the paper and have...

  52. A Diagnosis!!!
    ... was enlarged. He is starting me out on 50 mcg of synthroid .....is that right for the beginning? Also....I have...

  53. POOF - My thyroid was swollen
    ... I have been hypo for about 6 years. Synthroid .125 with no problems. I woke up and my thyroid was...

  54. Inflammation & hypo
    ... saying it isnt and to see what happens after I take Synthroid for awhile. Been to the Cardiologist and things are...

  55. vibration/electric shock feeling????
    ... stranger & stranger with me. I was just recently put on Synthroid about 3 weeks ago. Things have been really weird ... to the endocrinologist who just started me on the Synthroid and wont be going back to him until beginning of July...

  56. question about Synthroid
    ... Hi, Ginger I have been on Synthroid for seven months now. I have also had my Rx dose changed...
    ... can be measured in the blood. I've been taking Synthroid for three weeks. I've seen definite improvements ... caused by low thyroid, it should be remedied by the Synthroid . But if a symptom is caused by some other condition...

  57. Graves' Disease & Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    ... off my thyroid. I went severly hypo. Now I'm on synthroid and get my stat's checked once a year unless I'm having...

  58. armour and cortef - HELP ???
    ... DXd about 10 years ago and felt somewhat better on Synthroid for a while. For the longest time I just assumed feeling...
    ... throid is a very low dose so hang in there. I was on synthroid for 5 years (felt like crap all the time). Then after...
    ... i get a second opinon ?? And is it possble I need synthroid ?? He also gave me a presription for something called...
    ... simultaneously. It MIGHT be better for you to stabilize on Synthroid or Levoxyl or Unithroid and get your T4 up and your...
    ... help;. (An alternative is to supplement levoxyl or synthroid with a synthetic preparatin of T3, Cytomel.) So I...
    ... :( Been up, down, back & forth but prednisone & synthroid has been the worst for me so far. Big time crash ...

  59. New here.........new test ordered - need advice
    ... diagnosed with Hypo. The general prac. started me on .05 synthroid . The dose never has changed even though I have had...

  60. My first Endo appt coming up....please help!!!
    ... between TPO and anti-TPO? Also....if he puts me on Synthroid or something else, will I gain weight? I am so worried...
    ... anti-TPO antibodies. Also....if he puts me on Synthroid or something else, will I gain weight? I am so worried ... worked so hard to lose this weight and maintain it. Synthroid should not cause you to gain weight. On the contrary ... only help in losing it. Supplemental levothyroxine [ Synthroid is a brand name] is not an artificial chemical that...

  61. Missing my morning cereal!
    ... all calcium fortified, so that's no help. I take my Synthroid at 6:15 a.m. I really miss my cereal and the bulk...
    ... you know you also cannot have iron within 4 hours of Synthroid ? Iron also impairs absorption. Did you know that even...
    ... Feosol and he asks "You are NOT taking this with your synthroid are you?" Shocked me. :) Matter of fact the doctor...
    ... Ok guys I have found the Synthroid website and have posted an excerpt from the warning...
    ... sure how but it is posted on my print out and on the Synthroid website. Like I said take it at night and you won...
    ... don't know about thyrolar, but I have taken Armour, Synthroid , adn Unithroid that way... I have spoken to people...

  62. Lump in throat
    ... Does anyone have any idea why, since switching from Synthroid to a Thyrolar/Levothroid combo, I might have a "lump ... being able to test levels. I was switched from 175mcg Synthroid to 1 grain Thyrolar (50mcg T4/12.5mcg T3) plus .025...

  63. Good One Day, Bad Another: Why?
    ... feeling quite well on a consistant basis. I was put on Synthroid after the surgery so I don't know if that's why I...

  64. normal tests but hypo symptoms
    ... s day, and my birthday ... i'm being treated with synthroid now (since march 22nd), but until i had that test...

  65. time of day for labs-1 last hope
    ... have so many of the other symps too). Since going off Synthroid in 2000 I have never felt very good, but wrote it...

  66. symptoms are hypo test hyper
    ... talked to the endo and they decided to start me on .125 Synthroid . But I have both hyper and hypo symptoms as well...

  67. Ellyn..or anybody with idea's???
    ... was hypothyroid until December 02. My GP changed my synthroid dose to .025 due to my main problem of body-wide twitching...
    ... problem too. I noticed it about 5 months ago after my synthroid dose had been raised to .10 mg (about 3 months prior ... beginning, he said that I probably didn't need to take synthroid at all anyway! My lab results were never out of range ... reducing my dosage, and three weeks ago, I stopped taking synthroid completely. Right now, I'm really hoping this will...

  68. To Ellyn re: Hyper
    ... elevated and my T4 dropped. Then I was put back onto my Synthroid and I went back to Hyper. My GP said I will just...

  69. ********
    ... I have been on Synthroid for about a year. I first started with .125 MG and ... was still not there. I went to a Endo who dropped my synthroid to .1MG and gave me Cytomal 25mcg. I read that the...
    ... synthroid (T4) takes 2 to 4 to 6 weeks to work (my experience ... weepy ... the cytomel sort of works for me, and the synthroid doesn't quite, so it's both balancing act and roller...

  70. To Tree Frog:
    ... convert T4 alone to Armour, or else just believes the Synthroid maker's propaganda. To have such a rule of thumb is...
    ... convert T4 alone to Armour, or else just believes the Synthroid maker's propaganda. The worst part of it is that...

  71. really feel awful -- need a bump-up?
    ... made of lead, headache -- i bumped myself up to 75mcg synthroid on 27 april, and continue to feel worse ... in his...
    ... the endo-from-hell, and got me a prescription for synthroid and his (the neuro's) office made the appt for five ... EVERYTHING about me :) ), ... meanwhile, the 50mcg synthroid stopped working and i went to see my GP, who totally ... couldn't POSSIBLY cause it, and put me back on 50mcg synthroid and no cytomel -- BUT, at that time i didn't need ... the whole cycle began again ... so i have all this synthroid and some cytomel lying around, my GP's away, i have ... sometimes, since none of the people i know who ARE taking synthroid have had any problems of any sort ... [This message...

  72. thyroid and weight loss
    ... diabetes so my diabetes diet along with getting my Synthroid (which I still think I need more) DID cause me to...

  73. Question
    ... I have been on Synthroid for about a year. I first started with .125 MG and ... was still not there. I went to a Endo who dropped my synthroid to .1MG and gave me Cytomal 25mcg. I read that the...

  74. nausea!!!
    ... i'm really nauseated today, on 75mcg synthroid and 10mcg cytomel, and i just need to VENT :) ....

  75. cytomel and anabolic steroids
    ... thyroid hormones that are available being this and Synthroid (T-4). This product is regarded as the stronger of ... the two products (it is 4-5 times stronger than Synthroid ). This product works by increasing the synthesis of...