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Trying to Conceive (TTC) board

  1. Basal Body Temperature
    ... pregnant? Also prescription for thyroid switched to synthroid from generic. I know body temps can be affected by...

  2. Ovulating Temp
    ... have never gone higher than 98.1. I was just put on synthroid though too for a high TSh (hypothyroid), so this could...

  3. Need some info fairly fast please
    ... since last miscarriage and am wondering since I'm on synthroid and have my thyroid levels checked regularly, will...
    ... since last miscarriage and am wondering since I'm on synthroid and have my thyroid levels checked regularly, will ... blood work regularly and that your doc adjusts your Synthroid accordingly, you should be absolutely fine on that...

  4. ttc and thyroid disorders
    ... disorders who conceived easily, naturally. I'm on Synthroid , bloodwork came up normal. Thank you...
    ... pregnant twice after my first child was born. I was on Synthroid . I had a tubal pregnancy and a miscarriage....

  5. TTC and thyroid problems
    ... with only 15mcg Levoxyl and now I am at 100mcg of Synthroid . It just keeps going up. I wanted to wait awhile...
    ... have much trouble getting pregnant.i was on 125 of synthroid when i got pregnant with my last baby. good luck....
    ... removed about 2 and a half years ago. Now I am on synthroid every day to give me the thyroid hormone since it...
    ... found that I had thyroid disorders and she put me on Synthroid 50mg right away. We conceived easily from the first ... pregn ancy. After the baby was born I was still on Synthroid , but the dose was changed, Synthroid 75mg. So it...
    ... find out I have an underactive thyroid they put me on synthroid and I still could not ovulate. They then put me on...

Health Insurance SSDI Issues board

  1. Applications denied for minor conditions
    ... Zoloft for depression 50 mg. day, Hyperthyroidism-take Synthroid .05 mcg a day. That's it. I'm 42, not obese, don...

Anemia board

  1. Me too--I'm back
    ... balls with a schedule of supplements. I now take my Synthroid in the morning and my iron before dinner and it seems...
    ... This all sucks. It is really hard to juggle with the synthroid and the estrogen. Are you in meno? if not yet, be...
    ... that would be! But then you have to take high dose synthroid , right or is that just with CA? Do they want to take...
    ... this stuff please add your 2 cents. First--I take my synthroid at about 5:00am when dh gets up to get ready to go ... and anyway I don't want to do the iron so close to synthroid . After breakfast I take magnesium and B complex. ...

  2. No answers or help from docs.. any ideas?
    ... was missed and shortly thereafter she was prescribed Synthroid . So, you just never know until further testing is...

  3. Vitamin B12 deficiency and extremely tired don't find injections help much
    ... thyroid disorder which causes hypothyroidism. I take Synthroid and Cytomel daily for this. To diagnose it, the doctor...

  4. Someone please help me
    ... flowergirl Thanks for responding Flowergirl. I am on synthroid and toprol (which is a beta blocker I think) once...

  5. New Ferritin Levels
    ... day and have been doing so since 6/4/08. Also put on Synthroid on 6/4/08 due to a TSH of 5.4. Before that I was taking...

  6. Low Ferritin and Hashimotos
    ... hyper to hypo and need dose adjustments of levoxyl or synthroid about every 6 months, followed by an increase hair...
    ... kind of afraid to change to T-3 drugs or add to the Synthroid . I have been really ill from my anemia, it caused...
    ... produce T4, T3, T2, T1 and calcitonin. If you take synthroid it is a storage hormone. If you can't convert to T3 ... stuff is being said about it by pharmaceutical reps. Synthroid is who sponsors many of the the endocrinology conferences...

  7. I Need Help for My Extreme Anemia!
    ... I also have an underactive thyroid, which I take Synthroid for. I also have a bad acid reflux. I have been...
    ... reply. Yes, I do have an underactive thyroid. I take Synthroid for this. Every four months, I get blood work done...

  8. Increased saturation, but lower ferritin
    ... Hgb was only at 13 it was Hashi's. After beginning synthroid my numbers went down 33 points. We will have to continue...

  9. Another Ferritin Update
    ... an Endo to work with her on perhaps a trial dose of Synthroid , fat chance but worth a try. She went to this new...

  10. Back from anemia "hiatus" and with new lab values
    ... did find that my TSH levels were a tad low (too much Synthroid ) so I lowered my dose and that has helped just a TAD...

  11. b12?
    ... as I know I just am hypothyroid....i'm on 88mg of synthroid ....

  12. Bummed Over New Labs
    ... started supplementing with iron, my tsh went up and my synthroid was increased from 75 to 100. My previous endo should ... wondering about your going hyper whether you had your synthroid dose calibrated to higher iron intake and you lowered...

  13. Update and FINALLY some answers
    ... this is why my hair is falling out. I asked about Synthroid causing hair loss and he said, only in high doses...
    ... I am somewhat suppressed with Synthroid and, no, hair falling out has not been a problem. ... time I ever lost hair was when I was taken off my Synthroid for 6 weeks. I got very, very hypo (TSH at around ... I "talk" to many thyroid cancer survivors--all on Synthroid --and hair loss has not been a major issue with any...

  14. What's optimal for Ferritin?
    ... with my thyroid level which has been unstable and the synthroid dose was just raised. I would leave off with the iron...

  15. iron? thyroid?
    ... happymedium--When taking iron supplements and Synthroid the iron can interfere with the absorption of the ... Synthroid . These have to be taken apart. I was told on...

  16. Good/Strange News
    ... hashimoto's reactive lymph node. She is increasing my synthroid from 75 to 88mcg. AND she wants me to take the xanax...
    ... Let us know how you get along with your new dose of Synthroid too. As far as a dose of Xanax goes. Your right...
    ... iron supplements even when taken 12 hrs. away from synthroid screwed up my tsh and then a synthroid increase and...
    ... down ! My endo did not even want my 75 mcg dose of synthroid to go up by taking one extra 75 a week like alot of ... awhile no matter how far I took it away from the synthroid . Sometimes it makes me wonder if the pharmacy is giving ... me old synthroid that has lost its potency. Probably that is unlikely...

  17. Any comments would be appreciated
    ... the point. Hemo says my TSH is 0 so she reduced my synthroid my 25 MCG and wants me back in six weeks. If nothing...

  18. Very confused and frustrated with low ferritin
    ... ed with Hashi's my Total Cholesterol was 241 after Synthroid it is now 188 with the high range 199, so I am within...

  19. Follow Up Report
    ... borderline, he said that it is good and responding to my synthroid therapy. But he thinks that I may have a fatty liver...
    ... my next test about 6 wks. later,after lowering my synthroid , I was back to normal both tsh and liver enzymes....

  20. Difficult news...
    ... cbc seemed to look so much better before I started synthroid even though my tsh was out of range .Thanks again...

  21. New Lab Resutls and Questions???
    ... you on the higher dose? When I was first put on Synthroid I had a great experience. I don't know exactly how ... really groggy and feel like I can't function until the Synthroid hits my system. Then It's like having caffeine or...
    ... took the high dose ferrous sulfate-I had to increase synthroid , the doc went too high and I went hyper. Since then...

  22. Iron and Thryoid TSH level
    ... wondering is whether a person who is not on thyroid meds( synthroid , for example) would see a change in their tsh when ... supplemental iron. In my case, I have hashi's and I am on synthroid . When taking slow fe- a large dose of iron, my tsh ... while on synthroid went from 1.5 to 4.0. The doctor then raised my synthroid ... iron. When I stopped the larger dose of iron , my synthroid had to be lowered to the level I was previously taking ... So, it is not that you can't take the iron when on synthroid or other thyroid med- but that the med must be adjusted ... Thyroid for Dummies talks about having to adjust the synthroid when taking iron. Also there are other meds that might...
    ... Osteo--I remember that you had to increase the Synthroid when you were on high dose iron. My TSH numbers stayed ... handle for me. Didn't you say that the higher dose of Synthroid made you go hyper? I have never had that happen yet ... get heart palps and thought it was the higher dose Synthroid (NOT) that I was on so I had them lower it. Now they...

  23. Received my new results & unexpected news
    ... very well explain your hair issues. Perhaps with Synthroid or whatever it may help this even more, I hope so ... took iron as you know all year about 3 hours after Synthroid and had blood tests every month and never had a problem...
    ... hair due to only being on a T4 type drug like the synthroid and they stop losing their hair when they take a drug...
    ... hair due to only being on a T4 type drug like the synthroid and they stop losing their hair when they take a drug ... They think that the doctors are all in the pocket of Synthroid . I just don't believe that is true. There are two...
    ... to be clear, T4 is the hormone your body gets from Synthroid (or makes on it's own). There are two different...
    ... have been treated for about a year and a half. I take synthroid . I have also had low ferritin and used supplemental ... increase my ferritin level. While taking iron, my dose of synthroid had to be increased because the iron affects thyroid ... dose of iron). When I stopped taking the big dose, my synthroid had to be decreased. I just wanted to let you know...
    ... 20some% who find that they no longer need to take synthroid after a period. You might want to look at the selenium...

  24. thyroid and anemia
    ... hypothyroidism, despite getting treatment for it with Synthroid or the other brands, that they still are going to...

  25. Has Anyone Experienced Break Outs With B12 Or Iron Pills?
    ... with me, it's a long story. I have been taking Synthroid for about 13 years and I've always been fine. About ... But I was very confused because, lo and behold, my Synthroid contained Povidone and it wasn't giving me hives? ... have Povidone in it. Well, when I got rid of my Synthroid , I got rid of that awful chronic "rash" and breakout...

  26. New Ferritin results
    ... fall out so I don't have a clue what the reason is Synthroid , Hashi's or low Ferritin????? FLFLOWERGIRL:)...

  27. Any advice for me? Ferritin of 9!
    ... me. Soon it should be adjusted to my new dose of Synthroid . I NEED to feel normal again! FLFLOWERGIRL:)...

  28. I tried the Lysine and....
    ... of days. Don't know if the Lysine reacted with my Synthroid , thyroid or just me? It reminded me of when I was ... for the story about your mom. Thank goodness that Synthroid and Nexium don't bother me. Take care. FLFLOWERGIRL...

  29. ferrous sulphate
    ... my thyroid is acting up. Maybe the higher dose of synthroid is my answer. This is a good example how two different...

  30. When do you see a hematologist?
    ... effect ferritin, but my TSH is well sontrolled with Synthroid . The lowest my ferritin has been is 2, the lowest...

  31. Ferritin Update and CBC Lab History
    ... telling me that there was something H. I have been on Synthroid for 2 yrs and we still haven't found a dose that's ... the TSH should be under 3. I have been fine on .050 synthroid with 2's and 3's. I think that is what Hashi's does...
    ... thyroid gland is going to work and so the dose of Synthroid you are on might be fine as long as your own gland ... on strike and then all you have to rely on is the Synthroid . At those times your normal dose of Synthroid won ... a real roller coaster. Obviously if you take more Synthroid you might be fine for awhile but then when your thyroid...
    ... regular one because I read that prenatal compromise the synthroid that I take. My hair was shedding very badly...

  32. Useful information
    ... ultrasound confirming Hashi's. I now take low dose synthroid probably not enough. I retest this week Ferritin...

  33. **Could** iron supps. cause/encourage weight loss OR at least make it hard to lose>>>
    ... destined to be chunky! I am currently taking .05 mg synthroid and 25 mcg cytomel, as well as Yaz bcp and Spironolactone...

  34. Any thoughts on these numbers, PLEASE!
    ... because I've read that you are not to take them with Synthroid and I take that for Hashi's. Good luck to you. FLFLOWERGI...

  35. New Here....Going Crazy HELP!
    ... she's been diagnosed as having low thryoid (using synthroid now). PS I am on an antidepressant also (low dose...

  36. As far as you gals know, vitamins, herbs, and minerals don't have a negative effect>>
    ... hours from thyroid meds. I take mine 2 hours after Synthroid and my body absorbs it just fine. I know that is...

  37. funny head
    ... took me many months before they would start me on Synthroid for my Hashi's. What type of iron made your skin...

  38. What Does Slightly Anemic Mean
    ... inflammation of the gland. Then they started me on Synthroid . At your age you should be tested for thyroid function...

  39. B12 and exercise
    ... not being able to get my thyroid numbers right. My synthroid was changed again last week. I am still trying...

  40. Post Colonoscopy-Weird Feeling
    ... So the drugs are coming out slowly. I am also on synthroid because I am hypo with hashimoto's and I have heard ... synthroid stays in your body for 6 days-not sure if that is...
    ... For Fentanyl, the half life is about 7 hours. For Synthroid , yep, the half life is roughly 7 days. Which is why...

  41. Thrilled!
    ... to take it and I have to work everything around my Synthroid so it gets difficult. I'm not hypothyroid but I...
    ... your hypothyroid. It is hard to juggle around the synthroid . Perhaps you already know, but if you dont--- iron ... is needed to assist in the conversion of the t4( synthroid ) that you take in to make the usable t3.So for those ... of us on synthroid meds it is so impt. to get the ferritin up there so ... the synthroid can do its work. You have a good psych. to help ... push it to a really larger dose , it could throw your synthroid dose off- meaning you would have to increase it for...

  42. My mom needs some help
    ... ferritin is a 4) she is also hypothyroid and is taking synthroid . Her B12 is 350. She is also on her menstrual cycle...

  43. Iron injections
    ... Folate were so high when I was DX'ed. Now, I take my synthroid , and have tea. Wait 1-2 hrs and then take iron on...

  44. Symptoms of Loww ferritin????
    ... t understand about it is, I am being treated with synthroid and my number is within range 3.? Before I was treated...
    ... t understand about it is, I am being treated with synthroid and my number is within range 3.? Before I was treated...
    ... likely undermedicated. The doc had just raised my synthroid to 0.075mg, 3 days a wk.when I became anemic and started...
    ... age related. FLFLOWERS, you said that you take Synthroid but that your hair shedding is improving. I was just ... bit of research and read that some people who are on Synthroid end up with hair loss due to this medication as it ... T3 and T4, instead of just T4 which i think it said Synthroid was. It is odd that a certain drug is supposed to...
    ... Audrey-B;3213765] FLFLOWERS, you said that you take Synthroid but that your hair shedding is improving. I was just ... bit of research and read that some people who are on Synthroid end up with hair loss due to this medication as it ... T3 and T4, instead of just T4 which i think it said Synthroid was. It is odd that a certain drug is supposed to ... anemia I got scared. I have read about the hair and synthroid too. I was already doing this before the meds. It...
    ... only makes sense. He did say there can be S/E to synthroid . Thanks again for all your help and suggestions....

  45. Partial Facial Swelling after Iron Loading
    ... be allergic to synthetic thyroid hormone (T4; i.e., Synthroid ). If a person has an allergic reaction to the medication...

  46. Ferrous Fumarate or Gluconate
    ... seen your name at the thyroid board as well. I take synthroid and noticed when my iron was higher the labs looked ... have to do a big dose again, it really screwed up by synthroid dosing....

  47. anemia and low ferritin levels
    ... began to see improvement since adding Cytomel to my Synthroid . I'm feeling better with everyday functioning, but...

  48. Newly Anemic
    ... make sure that the iron is not interfering with my Synthroid . Bottom line: Overall I think your doctor is spot...

  49. ~*~I have Anemia and.....~*~
    ... and I'm definitely hypothyroid. So I was prescribed synthroid for that. As for the rest of the results regarding...
    ... and I'm definitely hypothyroid. So I was prescribed synthroid for that. As for the rest of the results regarding...

  50. Ferritin/Serum iron/Transferrin - testing
    ... about 3 weeks in march where I felt great after inc my synthroid , then I crashed. I thikn that something else if there...

  51. Help--Which Blood Tests?
    ... hyperthyroid. Took care of the thyroid and am now on Synthroid . (I joined this forum when I found out I was hyperthyroid...

  52. floradix question
    ... experience. I haven't tried the Slow-FE because I take Synthroid . As you probably know, when taking synthetic thyroid ... with it. Even if I separate the Slow-FE from the Synthroid , the iron is so slow dissolving that it will still ... be in my GI tract when I take the Synthroid . I cannot afford to have my TSH values all screwed...
    ... stomach quickly and should barely interfere with your Synthroid . I have been taking Spatone for a long time and ... longer). There is bound to be some troubles with the Synthroid . This is why I have shied away from it. Now, how...
    ... dr. the slow release is more problematic with the synthroid ? You also stated there may be an absorption problem...
    ... dr. the slow release is more problematic with the synthroid ? You also stated there may be an absorption problem ... I think taking the slow release 4 hours after Synthroid is fine. My issue with it is that I *believe* that ... tract the next morning when you take your next dose of Synthroid . That leftover stuff is what is blocking your Synthroid ... it's safe to say, I think, that when you take your Synthroid in the morning, you've still got iron somewhere in ... your GI system and that iron is blocking some of your Synthroid . A regular release tablet is going to be through...

  53. Has this been the root of Anxiety?
    ... thyroid AT ALL, and I can only tolerate .137 mcg of Synthroid . You were WAY overtreated. Unbelieveable. I can...

  54. Does any suffer joint pain?
    ... October I found out I have Hashimoto's, & was started on Synthroid , thought that would help, it has not, saw a rheumatologist...

  55. Thyroiditis...
    ... have hypertension or angina. A synthetic t4 hormone ( Synthroid , Levoxyl, ect.) is always prescribed for hypothyroidism...

  56. Hypothyroid w/ low ferritin & B12 - need advice on optimal values
    ... The ER doctor started me off with a prescription of Synthroid , .075 mgs. I hope to get the TSH down to 1, so I...

  57. Teen and Borderline Anemia
    ... Taking pills is definitely a pain. I have to take a Synthroid every morning and it took me YEARS to get to a point...

  58. New here-Intro and Questions
    ... I had my thyroid removed about 5 yrs ago and take synthroid (always take it separate from iron supp.) Ok.....
    ... today it was 10.06 and that is w/ the same dosage of synthroid ! No wonder I feel like :) My B-12 was in the 400...

  59. regarding low b12 and tolerating thyroid meds
    ... I get very short of breath when I get up to 50 of Synthroid , and then any small amount of Armour just makes me...

  60. Question about chronic mild anemia
    ... November? Also, since July I have started taking synthroid and my periods have become much lighter, so I don...

  61. Successful Treatments?
    ... absorbing the iron. I also have low thyroid, so I take Synthroid for that. My doctor wasn't much help the last time...

  62. Successful Treatments?
    ... absorbing the iron. I also have low thyroid, so I take Synthroid for that. My doctor wasn't much help the last time...

  63. How do I increase my iron without supplements?
    ... good now. It was a little high for a while, but my Synthroid was decreased. I am also a Diabetic, but have been...

  64. Chronic Anemia?
    ... extreme fatigue, feeling cold all the time (I do take Synthroid for a thyroid imbalance) severe bruising, and dizziness...

  65. iron supplements
    ... meds, one cancels out the other. I usually take my synthroid in the morning and chromagen before I go to bed with...

  66. Iron vs. B12 anemia?
    ... have a multinodular goiter/hypothyroidism and take Synthroid (have for 23 yrs). Other than that, I consider myself...
    ... have a multinodular goiter/hypothyroidism and take Synthroid (have for 23 yrs). Other than that, I consider myself...

  67. Anemia + Hypothyroidism
    ... worse being fatigue and lightheadedness. I’m taking Synthroid for the hypoT and an iron supplement for the anemia...

  68. shortness of breath lying down
    ... this? Could it be something else? I am also taking Synthroid for hypothyriodism, and am having a hard time keeping...

  69. anemia questions
    ... answer on the meds. I was put on the lowest dosage of synthroid . In a few days I felt a difference. But now I do...