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Blood and Blood Vessel board

  1. Red Blood cells
    ... treat my Hashimostos thyroid with anything other than Synthroid . I stay around a 3.0 TSH at the low end and go high ... better with your new meds. I remember when I started synthroid I was the same way feeling so good and full of energy...
    ... treat my Hashimostos thyroid with anything other than Synthroid . I stay around a 3.0 TSH at the low end and go high ... better with your new meds. I remember when I started synthroid I was the same way feeling so good and full of energy...
    ... No, I do not take statins. I only take iron, Synthroid , Zegrid (which is like Nexium) and vitamins. The...
    ... onsideration, when they were prescribed. For example, both synthroid and Zegrid recommend against taking iron supplements ... . Also, synthroid reacts with calcium and that's one, even I have to...
    ... onsideration, when they were prescribed. For example, both synthroid and Zegrid recommend against taking iron supplements ... . Also, synthroid reacts with calcium and that's one, even I have to...
    ... take that for T3. However, I still have to take Synthroid for T4. I started Armour 2 months ago and my energy...

  2. Need Opinion on Blood Results, Having Bone Marrow Biop
    ... 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...

  3. Prednisone causing problems
    ... appointment for next week. Mainly because I'm out of Synthroid (for my hypothyroid) and also because in addition...

  4. splenectomy
    ... The hypo is under control for the most part, with synthroid . I have been on prednisone for about 5 months. I started...

  5. Hypothyroidism May Cause High Platelet Count?
    ... is the high end of normal for my lab. I've been on synthroid for 10 years, but my thyroid levels have fluctuated ... feet also, (and other sypmtoms) - even while on the synthroid . Mary...

  6. White blood count is 16,900
    ... my TSH was 14 and should be 1-3. Started to give me synthroid for hypothyroid and within 3 months my wbc was almost...

  7. low platelet count..why?
    ... admitted me to the hospital. The first doctor put me on Synthroid and the Oncologist gave me Prednisone. I was supposed ... doctor when I started feeling bad again to get more Synthroid . So, I haven't been taking it regularly. Recently ... hypothyroid history, and she wrote me a prescription for Synthroid and some antibiotics for ear infections. She also ... stress at the time. I feel okay as long as I have the Synthroid , but I still get real bad dizzy spells, numbness in...

  8. High Platelet Level
    ... and generally feel crappy much of the time. I'm on synthroid for hypothyroid (started taking after the high blood...
    ... on the board have posted. I'm also hypothyroid (on synthroid ) and have high cholesterol - I'm trying to control ... your test's come out OK. Since your fairly new on synthroid , you may need your does adjusted before your feeling...
    ... monitored. I'm only on 10 mg a day of Lipitor. My Synthroid seems to be working and I was told to stay on my current...
    ... and generally feel crappy much of the time. I'm on synthroid for hypothyroid (started taking after the high blood...

  9. High Platelet Levels - High Cholesterol - Hypothyroidism
    ... cholesterol and an elevated platelet count. I've been on synthroid and Lipitor for about a month and a half now and am ... months ago (before I started taking the Lipitor and Synthroid , so I know it's not from the meds) and it was 474...

  10. Blood Test results/Question
    ... little light on it for me. I'm 28/f and have been on synthroid for almost 8 months. It has helped tremendously with...

  11. low blood pressure
    ... can do to bring it up a bit?...the meds I take are synthroid , zyrtec, and xanax...

  12. wbc normal??
    ... did have a total thyroidectomy last July and take synthroid . My TSH was a little low(.04). Hilery...

  13. High Platelet Count
    ... ago which motivated me to start medication (100 mcg Synthroid ). Having headaches almost daily on upper left side...
    ... me in the 1000. I started hypo meds yesterday ( Synthroid ) and already a lot of the symptoms I had attributed...

  14. Petechiae (spl?)
    ... ------------------ Hashimoto's~Hypo 50 mcg's of Synthroid DX'd in May 2003...

Heart Disorders board

  1. hypothyroidism and plasma donation
    ... if I have an underactive thyroid and have to take Synthroid on a daily basis?...
    ... never had a problem in the past donating while on Synthroid , but, I am a first time donor in NM....

  2. what does...
    ... major trouble with my thyroid. I am on 150 mcg of synthroid upped 3 weeks ago from 137 I have been sick for a...

  3. ? about heart palpatations
    ... tyroid taken out years ago, and is on a drug called synthroid .............could she be getting too much or too little...

  4. Synthroid & Fast Heartrate
    ... Radioactive Iodine Treatments. I Am On 100 Mcgs Of Synthroid Daily. No High Blood Pressure, But Stay Fatigued ... All The Time. The Synthroid Meds Are To Keep My Tsh Levels Down Because I Have ... Quite honestly, I am surprised that your dosage of Synthroid is elevating your heart rate. As dosages go, it is ... in thyroid cancer patients on suppressive doses of Synthroid is to add a daily dose of a beta blocker (propanolol ... popular one). This will counteract the higher dose of Synthroid and bring the heart rate down. Many, many thyroid...
    ... Quite honestly, I am surprised that your dosage of Synthroid is elevating your heart rate. As dosages go, it is ... in thyroid cancer patients on suppressive doses of Synthroid is to add a daily dose of a beta blocker (propanolol ... popular one). This will counteract the higher dose of Synthroid and bring the heart rate down. Many, many thyroid ... ABSOLUTELY NO ENERGY. MAYBE I AM NOT TAKING ENOUGH SYNTHROID , BUT 137 MCGS PUT ME INTO THE EMERGENCY ROOM WITH ... SAID IT WAS PROBABLY HER FAULT THAT SHE HAD RAISED MY SYNTHROID LEVEL TOO HIGH. SO IT SEEMS TO BE A VERY DELICATE...
    ... still producing thyroid hormone AND you are taking Synthroid . It sounds as if you have too much thyroid hormone...
    ... still producing thyroid hormone AND you are taking Synthroid . It sounds as if you have too much thyroid hormone...

  5. What The Heck??? Someone Please
    ... 25 mg of Triamterene, and was already on 50 MCG of synthroid . I would still get mild discomfort in my chest, but...
    ... as lightheadedness, dizziness and headache. The synthroid , I believe is to treat hypothyroidism. QT waves...

  6. racing pulse and palpitations
    ... around 110/70. I do take zocor for high cholesterol, synthroid for hypothyroidism, diltazem for high blood pressure...

  7. question on ct scan of heart...
    ... take b12 injections. This all started when I tried Synthroid , low dose, this past summer to see if I felt better...

  8. Advice on stopping aspirin
    ... s all been over the last 7 weeks. I have been on Synthroid for many years, and over the past 2 years, Zetia and...

  9. racing heartbeat
    ... types of food trigger this I take an aspiring a day, synthroid and tenormin. They lowered my tenormin dose when i...

  10. Resolved Heart Failure?
    ... tests with my throid levels being low and was put on synthroid for that. Roulette00- Yes, I have lung problems...

  11. Can someone help me interpret my echo?
    ... resting so I started the beta blocker, I also take synthroid with can raise the HR. My BP was high before the...

  12. Stress test normal and ongoing chest pains (long)
    ... not making problems.....I take BCP and 150 mcgs of synthroid - could either of these be causing the SOB? I also...

  13. Frightening experience this morning....
    ... Hi Gramstoo, I too take synthroid and atenolol....when I first started the atenolol...
    ... hope it gets better. Do you take your Atenolol and Synthroid in the morning together? They told me today that...
    ... sometimes I'm lazy about this and take the atenolol, synthroid and my other meds all at the same time in the morning ... . But I was told to get the max benefit from the synthroid to take it seperately from everything....I too am...

  14. EKG - Anterior MI, prob recent - stress test Mon
    ... beta blocker I was running HR > 110 resting (maybe my synthroid )...the beta blocker brought it down to 70-80....It...

  15. what rate to cut back on atenelol?
    ... watch BP and heart rate closely and especially the synthroid too - I am heading for 25 mg of atenolol I think....

  16. Taking Atenelol since mid-october - dose too high
    ... time soon - I have a thyroid problem and must take synthroid so I have to balance that with my heart rate and BP...
    ... heart too and my endocrinologist just had to raise my synthroid dose two days ago so I don't want to mess up my good...
    ... rate being too high that seem to be related to my synthroid dose - the endo keeps my dose kinda high to suppress...

  17. Palpitations, Tachycardia and other weird heart sensations -- Share your story!
    ... My doctor didn't like the idea as he prescribed synthroid for me, but, guess what. It took care of the problem...

  18. What is going on with me!!!
    ... back abnormal was I was hypothyroid. I've been on Synthroid for years and they increased my dose. I go for blood...

  19. After Bypass - Hot Flashes
    ... swelling would probably go away. I take Klonopin, Synthroid , Nexium, Plavix, Lisinopril, Toprol, Ambien, Zocor...
    ... swelling would probably go away. I take Klonopin, Synthroid , Nexium, Plavix, Lisinopril, Toprol, Ambien, Zocor...

  20. Heart Skipping Beats Driving Me Nuts!!!
    ... interracts with heart medicines. I am taking Univasc, Synthroid and HCTC for BP and being fat lol!! Has anyone heard...

  21. Help needed - Chest pains, abnormal ECG, arrythmias ???
    ... monkey wrench into my plans! No, I only take synthroid , a multi-vitamin and magnesium supplements. Thanks...

  22. Heart or Thyroid Problem?
    ... Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Age 61 Rx: Tenormin, Synthroid , Pravachol, Niaspan, and Asprin In June I met with...

  23. bardaycardia normal?
    ... in shape." In reality though, she needed to go on Synthroid ... The fact that he didn't feel well and his heart...

  24. Symptoms
    ... normal range. I have palpitations at times. I do take Synthroid and have heard that the dose being off in either direction...
    ... Sandy, I think it's the Synthroid . The fact that you can manage 45 minutes of aerobic...

  25. Newly Diagnosed Cardiac Hypertension,
    ... woman, 54 yrs old, and hypothyroid. I take .125 synthroid daily and 1 extra one a week. My heart has always ... I was a child, so I have no reason to suspect the synthroid has anything to do with this. Also, an echo-cardiogram...

  26. Important Questions.
    ... plan. My son has a hypothyroid, which he takes 100MCG Synthroid medication for every morning, he also takes Phentermine...

  27. anyone have any ideas?
    ... history of gastric ulcers. I take 20mgs prevacid, .75 synthroid and gloucophage. ER doc says i haven't had a stroke...
    ... history of gastric ulcers. I take 20mgs prevacid, .75 synthroid and gloucophage. ER doc says i haven't had a stroke...

  28. Pulse rate....
    ... thyroid meds, as well. When I first started taking synthroid , my heart rate started to get pretty high. It would...

  29. mild aortic regurgit. and hypothyrod
    ... last 2 weeks, I've learned I am hypothyroid. I'm on synthroid now. Yesterday, I had an echocardiogram, and was ... freaked out. The Dr. said if I end up needing higher synthroid dosage, it could be a problem. I simply am at a loss...

  30. New Heart Problems Very Scared
    ... How can that happen? I had tumors in my thyroid. Synthroid once a day took care of that problem. But another...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. Antihypertensives and glucose metabolism abnormalities
    ... nurse at the Endo's office said so many patients on Synthroid gain weight so I guess modern medicine can't replace...

  2. Blood Pressure Higher when stressed
    ... higher it goes. Also I am on Toprol XL 50 mg Synthroid 112 Lexapro 10 mg (for stress)...

  3. Concern about taking BP meds on a liquid only diet after surgery
    ... med can be crushed & diluted in water. I take my Synthroid crushed & then sprinkled on a tablespoon of applesauce...

  4. Statins & Memory Problems
    ... is getting old!!! Now I have to find out about the Synthroid /lebetalol interaction in case I have to go fulltime ... on Synthroid . Thanks for all the info. I've read it so much but...

  5. Any Suggestions?
    ... diagnosed with Hypothyrodism and was treated with Synthroid . However, once my levels became normal, my blood pressure...

  6. High Blood Pressure and Weigh Loss/Gain
    ... slow down metabolism plus I've recently learned that Synthroid hinders weight loss as well. My Endo doesn't wants...

  7. Generic drugs & brand name drugs
    ... for this very reason. 4.) With some drugs like Synthroid for the Thyroid, a generic may work but it is very ... drug you are taking has a narrow therapeutic index. Synthroid is a example of this because just a little more can...

  8. What Medication Next?
    ... inactive ingredients. With Thyroid meds especially Synthroid , most Endo's insist on the name brand because there...

  9. Glucose metabolism and antihypertensive medication
    ... found others who have gained weight since being on Synthroid as I have. I'm not going to rush to blame it on that...

  10. B/p spikes & steriod creams
    ... removes (lots of risks there), taking mega doses of synthroid & becoming hyperthyroid which burns the thyroid out...

  11. low blood pressure, syncoope
    ... day, lipitor 1x day, pacerone 1x every other day and synthroid 1x day. He feels dizzy when he stands up, sometimes...
    ... day, lipitor 1x day, pacerone 1x every other day and synthroid 1x day. He feels dizzy when he stands up, sometimes...

  12. Effects of antihypertensives on a heart rate
    ... clean & dry since I was cutting several pills. My synthroid has to be taken before any other meds or food so it...

  13. Labetalol and Hypothyroid
    ... thyroid under control. I take .75mg of the generic synthroid for that. I know that labatalol is not particularly...

  14. Just Started on Inderal
    ... something similar again. Also I read the post about the Synthroid . I now take that becaue my thyroid is on the low...

  15. Blood pressure and thyroid meds
    ... I've been taking synthroid for my thyroid. I was at the doctor yesterday and...

  16. Type of doctor for LBP?
    ... elevated TSH level - 5.6. My family doctor started me on Synthroid 50 mcg. I took that for 2 days and then I had a very ... spell that lasted about 12 hours. I quit taking the Synthroid and contacted my family doctor. He told me I probably...
    ... feeling better and save my grades! I only took the Synthroid for 2 days because I had the vertigo attack in the...

  17. Diovan/upset stomach
    ... lining isnt damaged or something from taking it(and synthroid ) on an empty stomach for 2yrs+. If anyone has a food...
    ... red-ryder, Levothyroxine ( Synthroid ) of course MUST be taken on an empty stomach and can ... after breakfast for it? But you are stuck with the Synthroid on an empty stomach.:)...
    ... It is the Diovan that is hurting my stomach~not the synthroid ~I am positive of that. The doctor wanted me to take ... my BP pill upon waking for better control and the synthroid a little later. If I take the synthroid first it ... stomach-period. The doc never told me~I read it in a synthroid booklet~go figure:) If anyone has a similiar problem...

  18. Intro HBP and Magnesium
    ... AM first-thing tea. So 4AM it will be. If I add Synthroid , which I understand is also an empty-stomach item...
    ... Let me know how you tolerate Synthroid on an empty stomach. Thanks....
    ... Let me know how you tolerate Synthroid on an empty stomach. Thanks. I will, if I get it...
    ... Synthroid ...wait 1/2 hour. Then take the MgO...wait a half hour...

  19. diretic given with BP pills..why?
    ... renewals of all my meds that the other doctor gave me. Synthroid for thyroid Crestor for Cholesterol InnoPran XL...

  20. What does hyperkalmenia means?
    ... this in diabetics. The drug tracker also stated that synthroid and zocor should not be used together. It said that ... the synthroid would make the zocor not work as well. It also stated...

  21. Toprol XL
    ... also have a sluggish thyroid and have been put on Synthroid 50mg and I also take Cymbalta and Neurontin for depression...

  22. Who here takes or has taken Verapamil?
    ... don't know why this is happening, but she does take synthroid for her thyroid. Verapamil can cause edema, and...

  23. Stopped Diovan--Hurrah!!
    ... magnesium than I ever knew. Okay~I take Diovan and synthroid and a tiny dose of Ativan daily(to control bp spikes...
    ... there are many meds that must be taken apart from Synthroid ~I cant even have a calcium tab or a Tums if I need ... it unless I space 3 hrs between them. Also Synthroid must be taken on an empty stomach~which is a pain...

  24. SPIKE update and question?
    ... spikes) was enough to keep me on meds. I also take synthroid and sometimes it affects the way I feel(can revv me...
    ... [QUOTE=red-rider]I also take synthroid and sometimes it affects the way I feel(can revv me ... Thought I might mention that my daughter takes synthroid too. Shortly after starting this med she developed...
    ... believe that how my thyroid functions and the dose of Synthroid I take has affected my "nerves" and my BP as well...

  25. Question about Ativan?
    ... med I have for anxiety could hurt me. I also take synthroid daily~so I probably need to space the time out carefully...
    ... med I have for anxiety could hurt me. I also take synthroid daily~so I probably need to space the time out carefully...

  26. Moms blood pressure above 200
    ... Lipitor (10mg) (1 eve) Synthroid (0.125mg) (1 morn.) Plavix (75mg)...

  27. Diovan Results
    ... am just wondering if, for some reason, Diovan PLUS Synthroid have some kind of synergistic effect on heart rate...
    ... the dosage. How long were you on the increased synthroid before starting the Diovan? Just wondering if the ... malaise could be synthroid related and lil' ol' Diovan isn't the bad guy here...
    ... zuzu8, I only was on the increased Synthroid dose for three days prior to trying the Diovan. I ... had been on Synthroid 88mcg for over a year and the increase was to 100mcg ... I am hypo and I would think that any increase in Synthroid would result in mild hyper symptoms. But slowed heart...
    ... suspicions turned out to be correct. The increased Synthroid was a little too much. I returned to the prior 88mcg...
    ... Donsabi, Hope you feel better backing off the Synthroid a little. Keep us posted! zuzu xx...

  28. Anyone familiar with Tarka
    ... getting can be attributed to that as the dosage of synthroid can be lowered even further. The think that bothers...

  29. What are we afraid of??
    ... Sandra, I am hypothyroid, and I have been taking Synthroid since I was 12 years old. Synthroid never gave me...

High Cholesterol board

  1. How Horrible Is This???
    ... tofishfork, I am curious, are you getting good results with Synthroid or do you use Armour? I've heard a lot of complaints ... that Synthroid doesn't work well at all. Good to hear that someone...

  2. HELP!---with everything!
    ... thyroid. I have been treated for that and now take Synthroid to avoid being hypothyroid. Back then in 2006...