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  1. Understanding the different forms of replacement hormones available...
    ... right? Here is the way I am breaking them down: Synthroid & its equivalents: synthetic T4 only Thyrolar: a ... in my mind. So far I am responding nicely to the Synthroid , but I want to make sure I am not short-changing myself...

  2. I feel great and
    ... off my thyroid med.[Levoxyl] and didn't start the Synthroid ,the doc changed me to.I don't have any of those strange ... never listen,but after my insisting,switched me to Synthroid ,which I won't take till I see the new Endo. My daughter...
    ... . I too was borderline hypo, and my doc put me on Synthroid last year. I gained 10 lbs the first month, and was ... But on the positive note, I added cytomel to my synthroid and feel better than I have in a year. Best of luck...
    ... Did you try the synthroid at all? Like I have said before levoxyl is a chrial...

  3. Need an answer please.
    ... :) I was given a six month Rx of Synthroid 0.1 tabs.Should I make an appointment to see a specialist...
    ... Some of us also had those symptoms if we were on Synthroid , or were undertreated. There are other good tests...
    ... I was just out of whack. My doctor started me on Synthroid and I had to go back 6 weeks later to see how my levels...

  4. prob w/ heart rate and exercise
    ... thing I noticed: last week my doctor increased my synthroid from 100 to 125 and my resting heart rate went down...

  5. maca
    ... take it around the same time as the thyroid medicines synthroid and cytomel. It seems to be helping, but is hard to...

  6. thyroid
    ... t4total 14.6 tsh ultra sensitive <0.03 dr.changed synthroid to 100mcg if any one else is having same problems...
    ... I was on Levoxyl, which is also a synthetic T4 as Synthroid is. I had to switch to natural thyroid hormone, and...

  7. I decided to
    ... just reread your post about your doc switching you to Synthroid . Synthroid and Levoxyl are made by different companies ... of your system as you have been, you might try the Synthroid and see what happens. That way your thyroid levels...
    ... heard it is a chirality formulation of the original synthroid . watch him, drop his jaw when you say that. ...

  8. I am so confused!
    ... about my other levels. My doctor put me on .05 mg Synthroid . I felt better at first but I am back to where I...
    ... problem I am having. My tsh level is 10.5. I am on Synthroid .5. I want to ask my doctor to switch me to a natural...

  9. Endo doc doesn't listen
    ... much insistence on my part,my Endo switched my med to Synthroid .I know that is still Levoxyl,but its a brand name ... while falling asleep. I will start tomorrow with the Synthroid and see what happens.I am going to a new Endo doc...
    ... one year (after being on Unithroid, and before that Synthroid for 15 years.) Suddenly, I started feeling achy, had ... if I was in your shoes, I wouldn't be on Levoxyl, Synthroid or any other synthetic T4. I'd go on Armour natural...
    ... differing responses to different brands. I hope the Synthroid works for you. If not, amybe Unithroid or Levothroid...
    ... same, but they are not the same. I agree try the synthroid , it was the first formula and levoxyl was created...

  10. Questions about Up coming surgery
    ... I did sometimes.. lol) I did RAI in June and am on Synthroid and on the road to recovery you will soon be there...

  11. Your REPLIES to my Post...
    ... to start after the RAI or do most of you start on Synthroid first and change if you do not get positive results...

  12. pp thyroiditis-katejude
    ... hypothryoidism in the future. Rather than titrate my synthroid up it makes more sense to put on full dose according ... who diagnosed the thryoiditis) put me on 50mcg of synthroid in the hypo phase...that was only partially replacing...

  13. RAI after X-MAS will Cytomel HELP???????
    ... appointment. He also gave me a prescription for 100mg of Synthroid for after the RAI. Is this where I start?? I am very...
    ... here. He has no brand loyaty, but he prescribed you Synthroid ? Did he offer another brnd, or just assume that you ... prefer his drug of choice? There is nothing wrong with Synthroid ,really, but obviously he favors it....
    ... thyroid treatment, and they usually all prescribe Synthroid !!! Synthroid has had been pushed big time on docs ... that you can go to!! If I had RAI, I would NOT go on Synthroid . I would be on Armour in a split second. Armour is ... other lesser substances. Supposedly, synthetic T4 ( Synthroid ) is supposed to convert to T3 very adequately in your...
    ... to cancer....... Also more people then not are on Synthroid after total Thyroid removel and do just fine ( me...
    ... I was placed on Synthroid after my RAI and I felt better within days. four ... so. I think this is the standard starting option ( Synthroid ), but that does not mean other products can't be tried...

  14. minor details
    ... my thyroid. Two days later they called me in some synthroid 150 mcg. Then I started getting really sick with elevated ... endocrinologist was called in and my meds were changed to synthroid 100 mcg/day, norvasc 5mg/day and cytomel 25 mcg 1...

  15. Maybe I'm just crazy?
    ... the way, I am starting new medication other than Synthroid starting today. We'll see how that works1 Good Luck...
    ... and am on wellbutrin - but I am being treated with synthroid . My TSH was 1.4 and that's the highest it's ever...

  16. Low TSH causing other health problems?
    ... her actions (wanting to shift me from thyrolar to synthroid ) I talked to her today and her main concern was my...
    ... T3 in your system. YOU MAY NOT!! I used to be on Synthroid only, and my body NEVER did enough conversion of T4 ... difference is stunning. Thyrolar is a superior product to Synthroid only. [This message has been edited by moderator1...

  17. New Medication
    ... Thyrolar IS synthetic. It is different from Synthroid in that it has both T3 and T4 in it in a ratio similar...

  18. cytomel and heart rate
    ... other symptoms are getting better too. I also take synthroid 100mcg a day and norvasc. I was diagnosed with hypothyroidi...
    ... I saw my doctor today. I am going to stay on the synthroid and the cytomel. I found out what my labs were when...

  19. Weight Loss with Synthroid?
    ... Anna, when I started on Synthroid and was younger, I lost weight due to heavy aerobics ... . But as I got older, synthetics like Synthroid did not work for me. I had to switch to natural thyroid ... treatment and tend to rely too heavy on synthetic T4 like Synthroid .)...
    ... recently had my daughter. I was tested and was put on Synthroid , but it took about 7 months to get the right dosage...
    ... hypothyroidism 4 and a half years ago. Since I started synthroid I have lost a lot of weight. Even in my pregnancys ... know, it's a bit confusing, they say its probably the synthroid , but who knows my levels haven't changed I have been...
    ... I just saw on another page about a weight loss on synthroid thread.(I don't know what a thread is,so if you can ... help me out here I would be thankful) Synthroid 100mcg is were I have been for the most part over...
    ... PS, I don't like synthroid . It did not work for me. Had to go natural to Armour...

  20. Don't give up !
    ... old self after 4 weeks or so on a lower dosage of synthroid ! I am actually going for blood tests tomorrow morning ... weight and went into a hyper state due to too much synthroid . I just want to tell all of you who are not feeling...

  21. Need help new to this...low T3..m
    ... normal TSH and T4, and this was while on synthetic T4 ( Synthroid )!! Apparently, my body was not doing a good job of...

  22. Controversy: is my fT3 too high??
    ... about switching. My aunt is on it and use to be on synthroid but feels better on aRmour. My endo told me that...
    ... Dysautonomia!! I suffered with it since I was put on Synthroid over 17 years ago!!!!!! Synthroid and any synthetic...

  23. Right way to switch from synthroid to Armour
    ... all that T3 at once while you hve the T4 from the synthroid in your system. As for the heart problems, that is...
    ... PTW, I switched from .125 Synthroid to Armour directly. i.e. I took my last Synthroid...

  24. hair bent at ends/crooked/tangled/falling out/weight gain/etc/HYPO??
    ... switched to new medication last Friday. I was on .112 Synthroid and now I am on Thyrolar. Thyrolar apparently contains...
    ... training in thyroid. They tend to prescribe synthetic T4 ( Synthroid , for example) for thyroid problems, when natural thryoid...

  25. thryoid loevels and hormones interference
    ... drawn while on HRT and levels were based on 100mcg synthroid . Yikes my Free T4 dropped from 1.1 to 0.9 (0.58-1...

  26. A Little Positive update
    ... I am even sleeping all nite, most nites. (I took Synthroid for years). This is the first time I have been able...

  27. hypothyroidism and high blood pressure
    ... level out. Has anyone else had this problem? I am on synthroid .1 mg and cytomel 12.5 mcg twice a day for 7 days...

  28. T3 levels and Cholesterol?
    ... My dr wants to move me to synthroid and cytenol because she thinks that should improve ... been feeling pretty good. But since I moved to the synthroid and cytenol a few weeks ago I have felt much less...
    ... the dr again about her rationale to get me on the synthroid . It might have been cholesterol related but then ... getting 75 mcg of T4 and 18.75 of T3. And with the Synthroid /Cytomel I was getting 100 mcg of T4 and then 5 mcg...

  29. the labs are in!
    ... dosing, which is untrue (actually, in recent years, Synthroid has been VERY inconsistent, not Armour). If this...
    ... if a doc told me I had to go off Armour and go on Synthroid , I would run as fast as I could away from him and...

  30. question ..Judekate, would appreciate your opinion
    ... anticipated in near future. Rather than titrate my synthroid dosage up over time (he said is old school thought ... weight...that starts me at 88mcg but I am at 112mcg of synthroid . My primary doctor is working with me to find a dose...

  31. Post-op questions
    ... 3 weeks out, I have good days and bad. I'm taking Synthroid . Is yours basically the same, or is that the one ... T3 also? I've heard such conflicting things about Synthroid , it is troubling. I hope it works for me. Too early...

  32. update on pp thyroiditis feeling bad
    ... work anymore) and let the thryoid medicine take over ( synthroid ). That was 88mcg. I am up to 100mcg now though....

  33. TSH is the only # that matters
    ... even thought "normal." Sept. (after 10 weeks on .05 Synthroid ) TSH 1.4 (same ranges) T4 7.4 T3 31 November (after ... 075) TSH .623 T4 9.5 T3 32 My Dr. bumped me to .1 Synthroid 11/1 due to unrelenting constipation, fatigue, cold ... TSH is "low" now, she agreed I should stay on the Synthroid because I feel better - thank goodness. I know my ... my old body back. She said I could stay on the .1 Synthroid (which I am feeling the best at) if my TSH didn't...
    ... faulty!!! I had a low TSH for years when I was on Synthroid , and still suffered from strange excessive fatigue ... .34, and I have no problems with that!!! For me, Synthroid , which is T4 only, proved to be very inadequate in...

  34. Hypo and Diabetes
    ... a 51 y.o. Male diagnosed Hypo 3 years ago. I am on Synthroid 150mcg. One month ago I found out I have Type 2 Diabetes ... doctor is very chatty huh!). He also increased my Synthroid to 175. I have experienced periods of lightheadedness ... and was unsure if it was the Glucophage or Synthroid . The periods seem to be later in afternoon and evening ... when first waking or mornings. I went back to my old Synthroid and the lightheaded feeling lessened. I am wondering...

  35. Results on full body scan - Artful, can you comment?
    ... Also, I feel a lot better after just one week on the synthroid . Can it be that I will be able to pull my life back...
    ... expect: my experience was the following: I went on Synthroid right after the ablation was considered "complete ... able to go back to eating anything and re-starting my Synthroid . I seem to require a little bit more than I did before...

  36. synthroid
    ... Hi Elyse. Synthroid and other synthetic T4-only meds take about 6-8 weeks ... and Hypo. There is a plethora of information about Synthroid (and many other medications) at RxList.com. Here ... 's the link that takes you directly to Synthroid . [url="http://www.rxlist.com/cgi/generic/levothy...

  37. more ? re: twitching/spasms?
    ... continue on these for the long term, or if they put me on synthroid , will I be able to combine pills? It really seems...

  38. questions about cytomel
    ... she sees what my bloodwork says. I take 250mcg of synthroid right now. I was under the impression that I would ... take both the synthroid and cytomel together, but she said no only one. Does...
    ... Welcome, Lin. You are correct: Synthroid is a T4-only med, and Cytomel is a T3-only med. Our ... bodies with additional T3 -- combination therapy ( Synthroid + Cytomel) works best for these folks. Still others...
    ... complete form of thyroid hormone than would Cytomel or Synthroid alone. The Information Archive thread above includes ... in case you want to compare it to your 250 mcg of Synthroid . Armour dosage is typically increased slowly, to...

  39. different doseage
    ... currently alternate my dose with 150 mcg and 175 mcg of Synthroid (following a total thyroidectomy), and I feel great ... how long you've been taking the alternate doses. Synthroid takes 6-8 weeks to fully assimilate in the body, and...

  40. Muscle Spasms and Thyroid
    ... and never recovered. since I have been upping my synthroid the spasms are less but are not gone. I am wondering ... I am on 100mcg now and I may go up to 112mcg of synthroid . I am curious to see if that is going to help. A...

  41. Hi
    ... and she didn't say much about it either. I'm on .1 Synthroid and the episodes are not as frequent, but my hands...

  42. Overactive Thyroid - Medicine is not Vegan friendly
    ... specific information, but RxList has only one listing for Synthroid (listed under its generic name) and says that it has ... 10I4NNaO4xH2O, and molecular weight of 798.86 (anhydrous). Synthroid Tablets Inactive Ingredients: Acacia, confectioner ... yellow No. 10, FD&C yellow No. 6, FD&C blue No. 1. Synthroid Injection Inactive Ingredients: 10 mg mannitol, USP...
    ... but artful the injectable synthroid has no gelatin or l,actose in the ingredients. Also...

  43. Pounds lost vs. inches lost when HYPO?
    ... come off once they get you on the correct amt. of synthroid or other medication, that is not happening to me....

  44. More medication.....again.
    ... I had my blood test done on Friday. I've been on synthroid for about two years now and have not been stable for...
    ... called me. They always call and then just send more synthroid or tell me to come in. So i figured everything was...

  45. just a ?
    ... hi i am hypo and i am on synthroid 0.1mg one tablet a day then alternate with two tablets...
    ... Hi Angela. Your Synthroid dose sounds a bit unusual. If your doc is having ... hasn't just written you a prescription for 0.150 mg Synthroid that you take every day? That said, it is possible ... symptoms or your TSH values, this is hard to know. Synthroid isn't a diet drug, but when our thyroid hormone levels...

  46. balanced hypothyroid, lost weight and now unbalanced
    ... symptoms worsened and I had to increase my dose of synthroid ) in the fall of 1998, it caused me to have a major ... The first thing that occurred to me is that my synthroid dose (0.188 mg) must be too high. This was confirmed ... L) Upon seeing these results, my endo lowered my synthroid to 0.175 mg and while on that dose, my anxiety and...

  47. New to boards
    ... to take my symptoms seriously. I am on .05 mg of Synthroid . I felt really good after about 10 days but now I ... yesterday so hopefully I can get on a higher dose of Synthroid but will that even help? This condition is just not...

  48. New too Board Hello
    ... any way. Feeling better with thyroid, doc uped the synthroid . Feeling sad and rejected by significant other. ...

  49. Artful... is this what I should expect?
    ... will actually tell. One more thing. I start taking synthroid the day after tomorrow :) The dose is .05 mg. Does...
    ... listen to your body and follow its requests. Your Synthroid starting dose is a bit low for most folks (they started ... week. I'm surprised that they're having you start Synthroid tomorrow, as they usually don't let you take Synthroid...
    ... Thanks marsv and Artful. You know, I am starting the synthroid before the scan. I start it tomorrow and have the...

  50. ? on medical lingo
    ... 2000 episode was a flare up of this. Have been on synthroid 50 mcg since and a few days ago was bumped up to 75...

  51. Taking thryoid supplement when not needed?
    ... try to make you hyper to lose weight. (That is my synthroid , I've never used the other.)...

  52. NEW TO BOARD.........DAUGHTER JUST DIAGANOSED WITH POSTPARTUM HYPOTHYROIDISM
    ... right, but the TSH reads 600....she started taking Synthroid last night....not sure what dose......her PCP was...

  53. Need surgery
    ... middle of the night the second day I had started the synthroid and thought, “oh, I’m awake again.” Can I possibly...

  54. RUI treatment..What now?

  55. Over the counter thyroid glandular supplement
    ... symptoms and my lab values she would treat me with synthroid and/or cytomel. Thanks for your help. Stacey...

  56. enlarged thyroid - possible causes???
    ... else to worry about. The doctor is putting him on Synthroid (not sure of the exact dosage he is giving him) and...
    ... thyroid gland (or cause us to grow nodules). The Synthroid may help support the gland and give it a chance to...

  57. Thyroid meds and viruses
    ... investigate that avenue. Since it takes 4-8 weeks for a Synthroid adjustment to fully assimilate in the body, it is...

  58. Need a little guidance please
    ... the medication. I have a friend who was placed on synthroid for the first time. She had told her dr. about me...

  59. Wilson's syndrome??
    ... Is it possible to ask for a trial VERY LOW dose of Synthroid or Cytomel to see if it will help? You could explain...

  60. Research on lowering the upper range on TSH test?
    ... Thyroid Hormone Replacement such as Levothyroxine Sodium/ Synthroid ? * * * But My Doctor Thinks that TSH Testing is ... Tests are a Waste of Time, TRH Tests Are Useless, Synthroid is the Only Drug to Prescribe, and There's no Such...

  61. Whats going on with me?
    ... anything wrong with my bloodwork but simply put me on synthroid because I had alot of the symptoms and I have an enlarged...

  62. weight
    ... boyfriend's mother is hypo. She's on the highest dose of synthroid you can take and has been for awhile I think. She...

  63. Does anyone have problem with anger?
    ... a symptom of Hypothyroidism. Perhaps the 0.075 mg Synthroid is not quite enough hormone for you. Most adult females...
    ... thought I was going crazy.. But my DR put me on 0.075 Synthroid and 10mg of Celexa (anitdepresant). Could I be taking...

  64. Is Weight Watcher's Good for Hypothyroid?
    ... ve been recently diagnosed as hypothyroid and am on synthroid . I joined Weight Watchers about 7 years ago and was...

  65. Best thyroid RX
    ... let me decide which I would prefer to take. I had synthroid for years but would like to try something else. He...
    ... The most commonly known brand of levothyroxine is Synthroid . There's also Levoxyl, Levothroid, Unithroid, and...

  66. Low tsh, t3 and t4...what does this mean?
    ... have had low TSH levels and the doctor reduced my synthroid and then the TSH level dropped even lower. He even...
    ... symptoms. Oh and are you only being treated with synthroid ? For how long? thanks for your help. Stacey...
    ... when something is not right physically. I am taking Synthroid and Cytomel (T3.) I have been treated with Synthroid...
    ... troubles started when a (former) doctor kept reducing my synthroid dose based solely on my TSH. However, even though...

  67. dosages
    ... I think, whether it is stated in mcg or mg. With Synthroid , I would be on .1mg, on Levoxyl, they call it 100mcg...

  68. When Will...
    ... out? :( I have been losing it and I just started Synthroid a week and a half ago. I am getting really really...
    ... Hi JadenStacy A temporary side effect of Synthroid can be hair loss, or it may be that you have not taken...

  69. ArtfulD
    ... 6 weeks back and it was 12.5 , So the Dr. upped my Synthroid 25mcg (now at 175mcg) Ok I just had my Blood work ... meds again and it will be 25 mcg because that is how Synthroid runs ( by 25mcg I think) anyway when they upped my...
    ... the type of increase I was just ordered. Because Synthroid comes in increments of 25 mcg, my doc told me to alternate...

  70. Can someone tell me what these LA B RESULTS mean??
    ... nothing is in those boxes? After being on .1mcg of synthroid for a month, I was retested. This is the results ... severe constipation), so he put me up to .112 of synthroid , but still no change. Can lab results be normal but...

  71. How do they treat...
    ... Post-Partum Thyroiditist(sp??)I am still on synthroid and i read that it isn't good to take if you have...
    ... Who told you it isnt' good to take Synthroid for Post-Partum Thyroiditis? If your thyroid levels ... are low, then supplementing with Synthroid or another thyroid med can only help. If your thyroiditis...

  72. Need advice, please
    ... hypothyroidism for many years prior. I was treated with synthroid and it felt like a miracle in my life. I continued ... see him)who found my TSH was too low and reduced my synthroid dose (I had been feeling fine.) When he checked my ... and while he agreed with the combined treatment of synthroid and cytomel, he felt the internist did not cut my ... synthroid dose enough to compensate for the cytomel and my TSH ... levels confirmed his belief. My synthroid dose was lowered. He also determined that I have Hashimoto ... cautious with my thyroid levels since that time. After my synthroid level was reduced in June, I crashed within 5 days...

  73. LAB RESULTS
    ... reference range. I don't know when you started the Synthroid that was prescribed, but this med typically takes...

  74. Introduction
    ... this board because I was just told I have to take Synthroid for life. That didn't make me too happy and now I ... control I don't understand why I would have to take Synthroid for life. I hate medicines. I hardly ever take medicines ... take this I guess. Do any of you know a thing about Synthroid and if it is pretty harmless? My blood test came...
    ... Forum118/HTML/000045.html"]Member Stories [/url] Synthroid is not an evil drug. It is a replacement hormone that ... emotions and overall quality of life is WELL worth it. Synthroid is NOT the only thyroid medication out there and many ... aware that a doc who refuses to prescribe anythign but Synthroid may be cheating you out of your healt and well-being...

  75. hypothyroidism
    ... anyone tell me what CAUSES hypothyroidism?? Also, does Synthroid have any side effects? ...
    ... is YEARS later that the hypothyroidism develops. Synthroid has side effects listed on their packaging, but if ... allergy to the fillers in the pills is the culprit. Synthroid is NOT the only thyroid medication out there and many ... aware that a doc who refuses to prescribe anythign but Synthroid may be cheating you out of your healt and well-being...