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  1. It's been nearly a month and still no diagnosis
    ... results. They were: TSH 2.3 (Limits 0.350-5.500) Thyroxine T4 5.4 (Limits 4.5-12.0) T3 Uptake 38 (Limits 24 ... -39) Free Thyroxine Index 2.1 (Limits 1.2-4.9) Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO ... 05 which were.... TSH 3.289 (Limits 0.350-5.500) Thyroxine T4 4.4 (Limits 4.5-12.0) T3 Uptake 37 (Limits 24 ... -39) Free Thyroxine Index 1.6 (Limits 1.2-4.9) Sedimentation Rate-Westergren...

  2. eye symptoms
    ... do any other tests. They only do a free t3 t4 if thyroxine is being taken. They have taken so much blood I...

  3. catching germs and viruses easily
    ... have mentiond that Jade is currently taking 75mc of Thyroxine every day. I'm wondering if it's her environment....

  4. Finally got to see surgeon again
    ... just the blood results and started me of 100 mg of thyroxine and said to get my blood tested again in two months...
    ... just the blood results and started me of 100 mg of thyroxine and said to get my blood tested again in two months...
    ... since I've been taking my meds. I'm on 150 mcg of levo thyroxine how about you? I'm happy to hear that you've been ... care, Tanja My doctor started me off at 100 mg of thyroxine and said he'll test me in a couple of months to see...

  5. Hypothyroid and weight loss
    ... that special category. We are just backwards. The thyroxine works backwards on us as well, as it will help us...
    ... that special category. We are just backwards. The thyroxine works backwards on us as well, as it will help us...

  6. Does anyone else feel like this !
    ... when she was 7 yrs old. She's been taking 75mc of Thyroxine for years and just recently her symptoms have become...

  7. Length of Goiter Surgery
    ... tips anyone can offer. I already have my scrip for thyroxine . LOL My cus' had graves surgery there last year and...

  8. another tsh question, sorry.
    ... going to have a heart attack on the 1st day of taking thyroxine . (chest pains, breathlessness, palpatations, sweating...

  9. Hashimoto's disease help please
    ... s Disease when she was 7 years old. She was given Thyroxine to take for life and her goiter deceased in size and...
    ... for your reply. She has been on the same level of Thyroxine for many years now. I did wonder if the dose was ...

  10. Can anyone help?
    ... 30 - 4.20 T3 TOTAL - Reference Range .70 - 1.79 Thyroxine (TOTAL T4) - Reference Range 4.5 - 12.0 Im hoping...

  11. does all meds for hypo throid contain iodine
    ... The most common thyroid hormones are T3 and T4. Thyroxine (tetraiodothyronine) is called T4 because it contains...

  12. hypothyroidism any body got it ??
    ... told my thyroid gland is packing up and i will need thyroxine by the end of the year i am also seing a gastroentoligist...

  13. Help with my confusion over various thyroid screen results!
    ... thyroid levels were low. So he prescribed me Levo thyroxine and told me that we'd so how the meds helped, he run ... - 12.0 T3 Uptake 37 with the limits 24 -39 Free Thyroxine Index 1.6 with the limits 1.2 - 4.9 So it would ... 11/12 TSH 2.300 with the limits 0.350 - 5.500 Thyroxine (t4) 5.4 with the limits 4.5 - 12.0 T3 Uptake 38 ... with the limits 24 - 39 Free Thyroxine Index 2.1 with the limits 1.2 - 4.9 What can you ... 12 test was taken BEFORE I started on that dose of Thyroxine . I've been feeing a lil' better but my tongue started ... to swell up a little after starting on my Levo thyroxine , not to mentioned a discomfort on the back end of...

  14. lightheaded off balance/thyroid related
    ... seemed to affect me during the summer... started on my thyroxine at the start of this summer and my allergies were...

  15. My thyroid is coming out!
    ... feet afterwards? Has it been easy to regulate your thyroxine ? Thanks in advance - I'm so glad I found this site...

  16. T4 (Levothyroxine) from a compounding pharmacy
    ... type of thyroid replacement? Dawn Hello I receive thyroxine "L" 25 mcg from a compounding pharmacy ...However...

  17. Confused over bloods
    ... arguing until he got fed up with me and let me try thyroxine (my TSH was 2.8 at the time). Good luck with it,...

  18. Thyroid Goiter and Blood Results
    ... 30 - 4.20 T3 TOTAL - Reference Range .70 - 1.79 Thyroxine (TOTAL T4) - Reference Range 4.5 - 12.0 ....then...

  19. Panic attack or nervous feelings?
    ... feelings but not as bad now I'm on higher doses of thyroxine ....

  20. Inflammation and hyperthyroidism
    ... stop when you get used to the dose? Im on ptu and thyroxine block and replace was on carbinmazole at first developed...

  21. Hypoglysemia/ Endocrine problem?
    ... thats the only way unfortunately.B/c you replace the thyroxine your thyroid is no longer producing due to the high...
    ... wanted to add to this was I also felt like [email protected] on thyroxine so gave it up. This decision came after I fainted...
    ... noticed that if I did a blood test before I took my thyroxine and before having any breakfast then my blood sugar ... or 10, then if I tested again 1 hr after takin my thyroxine then it would plummet to around 3. hope this has...

  22. Midwest, et al... TSH - FT4- FT3
    ... Medical Journal that says that a "subnormal total thyroxine or free thyroxine" level combined with raised TSH...

  23. birth control pills...what has your experience been
    ... agreed - I've felt great since, I take the pill and my thyroxine at the same time every day and have had no probs at...

  24. Have surgery or not?
    ... biopsy said no sign of cancer. My levels are: Thyroxine 8.0 TSH 1.98 Total T3 1.80 They say I should feel...

  25. Hypothyroid? PLEASE HELP!!
    ... he was eager to help. Here are the results: Free Thyroxine : 1.1 (normal is .8-1.5) TSH: 4.62 (normal is .2 ... and went in for the retest. New numbers...: Free Thyroxine : 1.0 TSH: 4.23 Did not retest TPO antibodies. ...

  26. meep, midwest.......ideas please
    ... what a t7 is and what is the difference in the free thyroxine index and the free t4? Ok, remember my surgeon ... t3 43.3 (32.0-48.4) t7 6.90 (4.88-14.76) thyroxine index 6.4 ( 6.1-12.2) This is on 200 mcgs of ... Do you dose anything by these t7 tests and the thyroxine index test? Any opinions please on labs and what...
    ... T7 is the same thing as free thyroxine index or FT4 index. It's an estimate of free T4 based ... How silly is that. So then, we're left with " thyroxine index". I simply don't know what that is. It sounds ... like a total thyroxine index, doesn't it? :) My guess is as good as yours...

  27. Verdit is Hashimotos Thyroiditis
    ... Increasing thyroxine to .50mcg.s for 2 weeks then he says bloodwork and...

  28. Undermedicated or Overmedicated?
    ... 22 from memory). Started immediately on 50mcg of thyroxine , increasing initially every 3 weeks by 25mcg and retested...

  29. Very new here and informative
    ... information and support :) I started on 50mcg of thyroxine in June so I think that's the standard starting dose...

  30. Can you help !
    ... that it hasn't happened in a while so I'm hoping the thyroxine is slowly killing off my symptoms (been taking it...

  31. Pressure Urticaria
    ... STARTED BUT DOCTOR SAYS IT IS JUST COINCIDENT.I TAKE THYROXINE DAILY....
    ... As This Started,but Doctor Says Its Coincident.take Thyroxine Daily....

  32. Hyperthyroid?
    ... stopping taking it they continued. After starting taking thyroxine I found that, although I felt better, my symptoms ... levels and give me a chance to get used to my dose of thyroxine , seems to be working so far! I have read a few...

  33. Help am i Hypo?
    ... tablet when you wake up in the morning. I've been on thyroxine since June and I'm feeling loads better. Read the...

  34. Taking meds together
    ... helped matters. i take that at the same time as my thyroxine in the morning and both seem to be working :) I ... as it's not mentioned on the notes for either the thyroxine or the pill I should think you'd be ok :) Becky...

  35. hypo & ferritin
    ... also just read 'anemia; a cause of intolerance to thyroxine sodium' (attached via edit). "Usual causes of ... intolerance to thyroxine sodium include coronary artery disease, advanced age ... anemia and primary hypothyroidism. After treatment with thyroxine sodium, these patients developed palpitations and ... sulfate for 4 to 7 weeks, they were able to tolerate thyroxine sodium therapy. Iron deficiency anemia coexisting ... anemia in hypothyroid patients who are intolerant to thyroxine sodium therapy may result in tolerance to this agent...

  36. Hypothyroidism, can anyone help?
    ... my T4 was 9.5 and my TSH was 29.53 I had been on thyroxine 50mg for six weeks when I then went back to doctors ... it was T4 6.2 and TSH 15.5 I am now on 75mg thyroxine . What are the T4 and TSH levels I don’t quite understand...

  37. Copper's effect on thyroid
    ... copper can interfere with thyroid hormones specifically thyroxine it can also increase estrogen (which can also interfere...

  38. Lab results
    ... lab results back and would like anyones feedback. Thyroxine free,serum-------------1.48---------0.61 - 1.76 ... thyroxine -------------------------9.6----------4.5 - 12.0 ...

  39. Synthroid and Normal Levels?? Question
    ... between 0.10-0.85. FSH was 1.85 over the max of 1.80 Thyroxine (T4) Free, direct S T4, Free (Direct) is how thats...

  40. anyone noticed?
    ... just rung my local Boots and they only stock alpharm thyroxine , this is the brand i have been taking since june....

  41. Thyroid Problem - Help
    ... is my t4 was 9.5 and my tsh was 29.53 i ave been on thyroxine 50 for six weeks when i went back to docs it was t4 ... 6.2 and tsh 15.5 now on 75 thyroxine i have put weight on well i have most of all the things...

  42. uk help
    ... of a private medical practitioner and prescribe me thyroxine . It's far better - although with thyroid problems...

  43. Recieved my test results, HELP
    ... last week: TSH= 2.181 f range (0.450-5.500) Thyroxine , Free= 1.09 range (0.75-2.00) Thyroid Cascade...

  44. tests are in and i need help..
    ... free thyroxine index 2.8(1.2-4.9) ... 0.3 (0.0-1.0) thyroxine binding globulin 18 (13-39) ...

  45. Got my big list of thyroid lab results back...
    ... (230-420) T3 Uptake: 31 (22-35) Free Thyroxine Index: 2.8 (1.4-3.8) What is that test? ...
    ... Hi, Can't help ya with the B12 or thyroxine questions---but the Cytomel will affect the FT3 and...

  46. Need some help with results
    ... The proper use of the test is to compute the free thyroxine index. Total T3: This is usually not ordered as ... to carrier proteins plus freely circulating T3. Thyroxine (T4) . This shows the total amount of the T4. High ... different. THese are the more important test. free thyroxine (fT4) free triiodothyronine (fT3) anti-thyroglobulin...

  47. Confused newbie don't know what I am
    ... s lab range. You gave the value for FREE T4 (Free Thyroxine ) but the range for TOTAL T4. I think you made a mistake...

  48. TSH of 4.1? Please help!
    ... 4.5 - 12.0) T3 Uptake 31 (24 - 39) Free Thyroxine 1.9 (1.2 - 4.9) Any thoughts? Does the ...
    ... replacement dose for primary hypothyroidism." " Thyroxine requirements increase during pregnancy. Thyroid status...

  49. I need help for my 16 yr old
    ... need to get other tests, namely Free T3, Free T4, Thyroxine and Total T3. He should certainly have more pep at...

  50. new-need test result help
    ... 8.1 >4.5-12.00 t3uptake 27 >24-39 free thyroxine index 202 >1.2-4.9 forgot to add neck feels...

  51. Is there a chart somewhere?
    ... 80) Free T3: 3.57 – 4.00 (Range 2.30 – 4.20) Thyroxine (Total T4): 9.60 – 11.00 (Range 4.50 – 12.00) ... Numbers: TSH: .95 FREE T4: 1.55 Free T3: 3.78 Thyroxine : 10.30 Total T3: 1.56...
    ... 197 May 20, 2005 8.120 ********************** Thyroxine (Total T4) Ref. Range: 4.5 - 12.0 October...

  52. What is a good FT4, FT3 reading?
    ... perhaps educate your doctor: "Suppressive doses of thyroxine do not accelerate age-related bone loss in late postmenopau ... and cross-sectional data suggest that long-term levo thyroxine therapy using suppressive doses has no significant ... K, Kiriyama T, Ito M, et al. Suppressive doses of thyroxine do not accelerate age-related bone loss in late postmenopau ... 1):13-7. "Suppressed TSH levels secondary to thyroxine replacement therapy are not associated with osteoporosis ... densities in two groups of post-menopausal women receiving thyroxine replacement therapy (those with serum TSH levels persistent ... population, the reduction in bone mineral density due to thyroxine is small. It is unlikely to be of clinical significance ... should not on its own be an indication for reduction of thyroxine dose in patients who are clinically euthyroid. ... CR, Davies RR. Suppressed TSH levels secondary to thyroxine replacement therapy are not associated with osteoporosis ... 1993 Nov;39(5):529-33. "[Prolonged suppressive L- thyroxine therapy. Longitudinal study of the effect of LT4 on ... TSH blockade. Rachedi F. [Prolonged suppressive L- thyroxine therapy. Longitudinal study of the effect of LT4 on...

  53. LOOK please!
    ... being severely hypothyroid. I was given 100mg of levo thyroxine and after 4 days was discharged. my first day home ... and told me that i was probably being given too much thyroxine and my heart pulse etc were at a normal rate but were...

  54. Analyze labs please
    ... to 125 after latest labs: T-3 Uptake: 33 T-4 ( Thyroxine ): 8.7 Free T-4: 2.9 TSH: 9.95 He said TSH is...
    ... references ranges are these: T3 Uptake: 33 (22-35%) T4 Thyroxine : 8.7 (4.5-12.5) Free T4: 2.9 (1.4-3.8) TSH: 9.95...

  55. Nodule tenderness & electric current
    ... change your meds within 2 months? Are you on a generic thyroxine replacement? Also, did your doc check your FreeT4...
    ... TBG level, which is the main transport system for thyroxine . Apparantly it is a weird inherited trait. You can...

  56. How can I loose weight!
    ... food! I don't crave carbs anymore with the levoxyl ( thyroxine ?) replacement. As a matter of fact, I'm back to where...

  57. synthroid side effect stories
    ... feel like crap. turns out I have naturally high TBG ( Thyroxine Binding Globulins) which is the protein made by the...

  58. Are these numbers ok?
    ... T4 6.9 (4.5-12.0) T3 Uptake 35 (24-39) Free Thyroxine index 2.4 (1.2-4.9) Good news is my cholesterol...
    ... TSH and anti-bodies done. To prove a point, the Free thyroxine (T4) index is a math equation to "estimate" the Free...

  59. Can you tell me what these mean?
    ... today. TSH 1.435 (0.350-5.500) Thyroxine (T4) 8.3 (4.5-12.0) T3 uptake 27 ... (24-29) Free Thyroxine Index 2.2 (1.2-4.9) Triiodothyronine(T3) 176 ...

  60. Ongoing Hypo Problems
    ... REFERENCE RANGE 4.5-12 MCG/DL FREE THYROXINE INDEX 2.05 REFERENCE RANGE 1.12-4.20 TSH 1.22...

  61. To Lady50 Re- TOTALLY FED UP 15/7/05
    ... is considered the determinant of optimal daily levo thyroxine sodium dose in patients with primary hypothyroidism ... , whereas normal thyroxine and triiodothyronine levels in the mid or upper normal...

  62. Whats the difference T3/T4 Variations
    ... 'T3, Total' and 'T-4 ( Thyroxine ) Total' tests measure the total amount (both bound...

  63. underactive thyroid
    ... ive been on thyroxine for over a year now, but i find that i feel better...

  64. Pains Across The Chest ??
    ... hospital had probably given me a too high dose of thyroxine at the outset and as my body had probably only been...

  65. Post Thyroidectomy Labs & Armour trouble
    ... great since everyone here is so helpful!! T4, Free Thyroxine 0.79 range 0.61-1.76 TSH 4.283 ...

  66. Radioactive Iodine pill for hyperthyroidism
    ... 49.4 22.5-37.0 Thyroxine (T4) 17.70 ...

  67. Understanding blood tests
    ... in the lower neck) to produce three hormones (T4 - thyroxine ; T3 - Tri-iodothyronine; Calcitonin). Although T3...

  68. TSH results, need help.
    ... he he he...that's the much needed thyroxine going to work for you. Feels good doesnt it? THAT...

  69. Lab result opinion?
    ... hypothyroidism", where serum TSH is slightly elevated, but thyroxine (T4) levels are in range. Of course, when these guys...

  70. Lab results..should meds be lowered?
    ... 4.5-12.0 T3 uptake 34 normal 24-39 Free Thyroxine index (?) 3.8 normal 1.2-4.9 T3 158 normal ... two weeks ago he switched me from the generic levo thyroxine to synthroid brand and I am feeling markedly better...

  71. miserable
    ... better soon. I also got headaches before I started the thyroxine . I think they might have been due to the high BP from ... adjustment period? I just finished 2 months on the levo thyroxine and while I feel somewhat better overall, but lately...

  72. I need advice please.
    ... fatigue, brain fog, hairloss, etc that indicate my thyroxine replacement levels at 50mcgs are too low but my GP ... won't increase my thyroxine as my last TSH was 3.1 and she says that it is within ... have it. I also asked if she could just increase my thyroxine and retest to see if it was still within range (but ... decided to take the situation in hand and bought some thyroxine online to supplement the dose I am prescribed. I started ... better either. Would you recommend that I increase my thyroxine by another 25mcgs next week, or should I give it more...
    ... I would give it more time. Thyroxine has a half life of 1 week and it takes 5 to 7 weeks...

  73. it's been forever since i posted here ...
    ... T4 12.5 (4.5 -12) T3 Uptake - 23L (24 - 39) free thyroxine index - 2.8 (1.2 - 4.9) T3 - 206 (85 - 205) ...

  74. I could really use some help interpreting my results!! Let me know what you think.
    ... thyroid tests 3 years ago showed the following: T4- Thyroxine 8.6 (4.5-12.0) T3-116.9 (40-150) TSH .61 (.30-5 ... results show: T3 - 120 (85-205) TSH 1.257 (.35-5.5) Thyroxine Free 1.07 (.61 - 1.76) HDL 72 LDL 56 Chol/HDL ratio...

  75. lab results please help
    ... has advised I appear hypo now and I will start on thyroxine 50mcg a day and get further tests in a month to check...


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