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  1. T3 and other results in
    ... With my enlarged thyroid they were talking about Thyroxine treatment, Im not sure what to do....

  2. Got my results...someone please decode?
    ... up for a while. TSH: 1.982 (uIU/ML) Thyroxine (T4): 7.9 (ug/dL) T3 Uptake: 30 (%) Free Tyroxine...
    ... taken at 8 am. TSH: 1.982 (uIU/ML) Thyroxine (T4): 7.9 (ug/dL) T3 Uptake: 30 (%) Free Tyroxine...

  3. Experts- I have 2 Questions????
    ... The statement by C.P. Lalonde in 1948 review: "When thyroxine is administered to a thyroidectomized or myxedematous ... patient, it takes 250 -350 micrograms of thyroxine (3.4 grains to 4.7 grains) to maintain a normal metabolism...

  4. Generic Levoxyl
    ... are the brand names dif for each substitute? e.g levo thyroxine = thyroxine?...

  5. New post
    ... i have been hypo for 3 years and gradually had thyroxine increased. I recently demanded a referral and instead ... my GP decided to raise my thyroxine again (previously he had insisted it was OK at 150mg...
    ... i have been hypo for 3 years and gradually had thyroxine increased. I recently demanded a referral and instead ... my GP decided to raise my thyroxine again (previously he had insisted it was OK at 150mg...

  6. Meaningless TSH
    ... 39(5):529-33. Suppressed TSH levels secondary to thyroxine replacement therapy are not associated with osteoporosis ... Thyroid. 1995 Feb;5(1):13-7. Suppressive doses of thyroxine do not accelerate age-related bone loss in late postmenopau ... 1999 Feb 20;28(7):323-9. [Prolonged suppressive L- thyroxine therapy. Longitudinal study of the effect of LT4 on ... hormone measurement by an ultrasensitive assay during thyroxine replacement: comparison with other tests of thyroid ... Sci. 1992 Dec;161(12):684-6. TSH as an index of L- thyroxine replacement and suppression therapy. Igoe D, Duffy...

  7. This is the FIRST time I have been "normal"
    ... would be awesome! :D TSH 3.410 range:0.350-5.500 Thyroxine (T4) 9.9 range:4.5-12.0 T3 uptake 26 range: ... 24-39 Free Thyroxine Index 2.6 range: 1.2-4.9 Thank yall! Have a...

  8. hyper thyroid and no weight loss??????
    ... is 4.5-12.0 T3 uptake (34) normal is 24-39 Free thyroxine (3.0) normal is 1.2-4.9 I have not had the radioactive...

  9. Importance of Free T4?
    ... being treated for Hashimotos and initially started on thyroxine . I started getting much worse with this course of...
    ... being treated for Hashimotos and initially started on thyroxine . I started getting much worse with this course of...

  10. How often to test?
    ... primary doctor was willing to give you a trial of thyroxine ; can you go back to him? Otherwise, TSH can elevate...
    ... ask the private doc if she's willing to provide the thyroxine . Even the doctor I worked for thought it was worth...

  11. Meep, Midwest, Anyone...Someone please diagnose me
    ... Thyroglobulin AB...........(35.3)............(0-2) Thyroxine Free.............(.87 L)............(.93-1.70) TSH...

  12. Did not take my levoxyl today...HELP?
    ... don't think it is a good idea to mess about with the thyroxine tablets. Thyroxine is a powerful hormone. Whenever...

  13. I have this sinking feeling
    ... 39(5):529-33. Suppressed TSH levels secondary to thyroxine replacement therapy are not associated with osteoporosis ... Thyroid. 1995 Feb;5(1):13-7. Suppressive doses of thyroxine do not accelerate age-related bone loss in late postmenopau ... 1999 Feb 20;28(7):323-9. [Prolonged suppressive L- thyroxine therapy. Longitudinal study of the effect of LT4 on ... hormone measurement by an ultrasensitive assay during thyroxine replacement: comparison with other tests of thyroid ... Sci. 1992 Dec;161(12):684-6. TSH as an index of L- thyroxine replacement and suppression therapy. Igoe D, Duffy...
    ... articles irrelevant if the med is Armour instead of thyroxine ? Ltraci... My own TSH is suppressed at .01 on a ... free hormone. My T4 is 10.5, T3 uptake is 31 and Free Thyroxine Index is 3.3. I am going to do research to see if...
    ... limits of the normal lab range for the T4 and the free thyroxine index in order to comment. (The T3 uptake is meaningless...

  14. Saw a new endo today and have some questions
    ... goiter comes back as benighn he can treat it with Thyroxine ?? So is that a good idea? He said is kills off the...

  15. guys, i`m new here and i need ur help
    ... Testosterone, Free and Total TSH Total T3 Total T4 ( Thyroxine ) Free T3 Free T4 Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies...

  16. Exasperated -- Please Help
    ... sure. Get the Free T3, Free T4, Total T3, Total T4 ( Thyroxine ) and I would also ask for an antibodies test just...

  17. Help with new test results
    ... 0.222 ----- 0350-5.50 Thyroxine (t-4) 9.9 ----- 4.5 ... 33 ----- 24-39 Free thyroxine index 3.3 ------ 1.2-4.9...

  18. need opinions is this normal?
    ... personal opinion is that this is quite normal....as your thyroxine gets working, your metabollism speeds up, hence weight...

  19. tests levels say hyper but hypo symtoms
    ... I have been told my thyroxine dosage is too high and it is to be reduced. Tho my...

  20. new secondary hypothyroidism diagnosis..HELP
    ... in the normal range. The doctor wants to reduce my thyroxine although she admits my symptoms - exhausted and gaining...

  21. vitamins and hypo
    ... Shell 6273, Armour thyroid is the natural thyroxine derived from pigs and cows. Some people do better...

  22. Would like some input on my last numbers please.
    ... Range 2.30 - 4.20 T3 Total 1.41 Range .70 - 1.79 Thyroxine 5.3 Range 4.5 - 12.0 Thyroglobulin Ab 574 Range...

  23. overtreatment of levothyroxine
    ... have read about 'exhausted throtoxicosis' where the thyroxine is burning the patient out and making them feel exhausted...
    ... Excess thyroxine gets into your muscle tissue to cause "thyrotoxicosis...

  24. Losing it here - help!
    ... Range 2.30 - 4.20 T3 Total 1.41 Range .70 - 1.79 Thyroxine 5.3 Range 4.5 - 12.0 Thyroglobulin Ab 574 Range...

  25. really confused
    ... You need to have another TSH, Free T3, Free T4, Thyroxine , Total T3, Thyroglobulin Antibodies and Thyroid Peroxidase...

  26. Ever taken EXTRA Thyroxine to lose weight?
    ... i have which sends the thyroid to sleep and i have thyroxine to give me a level it basically stops the thyroid...

  27. symptoms question
    ... and they found nothing. I am shortly having my thyroxine dose reduced. It will be interesting to see if the...

  28. Messed up menstrual cycle, why?
    ... Absolute 0 - 0.4 0.2 Free Thyroxine Index 1.2 - 4.9 2 FSH ...

  29. Cholesterol and Hypothyroid
    ... cholesterol. If you ever reach an optimal dose of thyroxine , your cholesterol will likely go down to normal levels ... statin, but instead would push for the increase in thyroxine in order to lower the cholesterol....
    ... cholesterol. If you ever reach an optimal dose of thyroxine , your cholesterol will likely go down to normal levels ... statin, but instead would push for the increase in thyroxine in order to lower the cholesterol. i seem to need...

  30. Endo - extremely UNhelpful
    ... tests done with a 'quack' for suggesting a trial of thyroxine to help as my TSH was 3.3. He then did a check-up...
    ... had no symptoms and no positive affect with taking thyroxine and have stopped. Then there are others with borderine...

  31. Worried about Husband.
    ... diagnosed: TSH Free T3 Free T4 Total T3 Total T4 ( Thyroxine ) Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies Thyroglobulin Antibodies...

  32. Can synthroid/hypothyroid hurt my baby?
    ... Free T3, Free T4, Thyroid Antibodies and Total T3 and Thyroxine (Total T4). Once you have those numbers, you have...

  33. Results ADVICE NEEDED
    ... I thought that the goal for thyroxine therapy was TSH suppression when you are a thyroid...
    ... I thought that the goal for thyroxine therapy was TSH suppression when you are a thyroid...

  34. Chest infection? medicines safe to take please
    ... Hi lm on block and replace (ptu and thyroxine ) l feel like l have a 'raspy/heavy achy chest' at...

  35. daughter with thyroid probs??
    ... Hi KBT's mom, Thyroxine is one of those hormones that has it's fingers in ... everything else in the body, so to speak. If the thyroxine level isn't right, ain't nothing going to work right ... growth, and developement. Our son's lack total lack of thyroxine literally stopped his bones, (ie his teeth) from...
    ... 2.1 means the body is signaling that it needs more thyroxine . The American Association of Clinical Endochrinologists...

  36. Please help me understand what my levels mean.
    ... mean. TIA TSH 3.170 (0.350 - 5.500) Thyroxine (T4) Free, Direct, S T4, Free (direct) 1.27...
    ... mean. TIA TSH 3.170 (0.350 - 5.500) Thyroxine (T4) Free, Direct, S T4, Free (direct) 1.27...

  37. Am I Hypothyroid - Please read / help!
    ... My labs in September were: 1) T3 Uptake: 33% 2) Thyroxine (T4): 8.2 3) T3: 135 4) Thyroxine, Free (FT4): 1...

  38. New Test Results
    ... suggested to my doctor that she give me a trial of thyroxine . Obviously I'm hoping that's going to be straightforward...

  39. TSH of 393.40 Have you heard of such a thing??
    ... am a one off and im really sensitive to thyroxine never the less its put me off work for ... at the mo im going up really slowly on thyroxine till i find the right dose for me??????? anyway...
    ... levels and i sure dont feel good but i only been on my thyroxine 25 mg for 6 weeks and first tsh was 8.45 t3 was 8...

  40. Experts I REALLY need yall now PLEASE!!
    ... 10.4 range 4.5-12.0 T3 uptake 28 range 24-39 Free thyroxine Index 2.9 range 1.2-4.9 He increased my synthroid...

  41. I got my results..could anyone look at them
    ... T3. Uptake 34 (22-35) T4 Free 1.2 (0.8-1.8) T4 Thyroxine 9.2 (4.5-12.5) T4 Free Index (which she said is T7...
    ... T3. Uptake 34 (22-35) T4 Free 1.2 (0.8-1.8) T4 Thyroxine 9.2 (4.5-12.5) T4 Free Index (which she said is T7...

  42. New test results
    ... numbers follow (no Armour taken on day of test): Thyroxine 6.6 T3 Uptake l.09 FTI ...
    ... ranges please. Here they are (Current Numbers): Thyroxine 6.6 (4.5 - 12.5) T3 Uptake 1.09 (0.77 ... 1.1 (0.7 - 1.7) Previous numbers (7/12/04): Thyroxine 7.2 (4.5-12.5) T3 Uptake 0.99 (0.77-1.17...
    ... Here they are (Current Numbers): Thyroxine 6.6 (4.5 - 12.5) T3 Uptake 1.09 (0.77 ... T3 1.1 (0.7 - 1.7) Your thyroxine is a bit low. The FTI (Free T Index) which in my...
    ... Your thyroxine is a bit low. The FTI (Free T Index) which in my...

  43. Things you wish you knew before your first blood test.
    ... many women can be like low thyroid. Estrogen, like thyroxine , effects all of us as our bodies are uniquely created ... nasty circle, of high estrogen, low estrogen, high thyroxine , low thyroxine, like that. He said the list of symptoms...
    ... many women can be like low thyroid. Estrogen, like thyroxine , effects all of us as our bodies are uniquely created ... nasty circle, of high estrogen, low estrogen, high thyroxine , low thyroxine, like that. He said the list of symptoms...

  44. Need help with thyroid results, Meep !!!
    ... perspective: Thyroglobulin Ab 1244 Ref. 00 – 74 Thyroxine Peroxidase Ab >2700 Ref. 00 – 39 I know this...

  45. I need to Vent and Cry
    ... may have been a better alternative. I started on Thyroxine and an increase made me feel MUCH worse. I found...

  46. Is shortness of breath from being hypo?
    ... that they were being a little liberal with my levo thyroxine dose and cut it back slightly. I am OK now but it ... is apparent that the higher dose of thyroxine was actually pushing me towards hyperthyroidism. ...

  47. NEWBIE - Q on blood tests and returning to normal
    ... first 1/2 taken 5 years ago) and am on medication ( thyroxine .200) daily. My husband and I have just decided to...

  48. Blood tests...
    ... FT3, TSH)in a couple of months (started taking Levo thyroxine 4 weeks ago) and as there was no instruction on my ... the tablet as normal, as they want to see how the thyroxine is affecting me. I'm still trying to understand everything...
    ... FT3, TSH)in a couple of months (started taking Levo thyroxine 4 weeks ago) and as there was no instruction on my ... the tablet as normal, as they want to see how the thyroxine is affecting me. I'm still trying to understand everything ... know for ourselves. Within two hours of taking thyroxine (T4, Synthroid, Levothyroxine, Levoxyl. Unithroid ... blood have time to attach themselves to the incoming thyroxine you have taken. Free T4 remains artificially high...

  49. Which indegestion remedies safe with atd/thyroxine pls
    ... is it safe to take rennies(UK) whilst on ptu and thyroxine ? Ive been a little piggy since xmas (thanx for buying...

  50. new meds
    ... cured' l hope so!!! lm doing block and replace ptu and thyroxine for my graves theres some good reading about if you...

  51. after radioactive iodine tx?
    ... will have to take a thyroid hormone supplement like thyroxine and probably abeta blocker.I had RAI 10 years ago ... brushed my hair,hung out washing,ate a sandwich.Taking thyroxine is fine ,it's only a hormone,finding the right beta...

  52. weight loss with hypothyroid!
    ... i'm taking 100mcg of thyroxine daily. had my blood tests done a couple of weeks ago...

  53. Walking Thyroid Experiment
    ... medications, armour, cytomel, synthroid, levoxyl, thyroxine , whatever stuff they were putting in my timed release...

  54. Is it possible to have a balance problem with thyroid?
    ... WOw I thought heart palps were due to too much thyroxine . Shows how much I know! I am on 10mcg T3. Can you...

  55. Balance/weird feeling, brainfog but normal thyroid results (ME/CFS diagnosis)
    ... balance/weird, spaced out feeling and got better with thyroxine ? Oh and were your results normal too? Martin...
    ... balance/weird, spaced out feeling and got better with thyroxine ? Oh and were your results normal too? Martin ...

  56. Please respond/question
    ... free T3 [not total T4/T3, nor T3 uptake, nor free thyroxine index], and TPO and Tg antibodies. This combination...

  57. About TSH test!!
    ... numbers are tsh 19.360H (t4)4.2L (t3 uptake 35 free thyroxine index 1.5 trilodothyronine (T3) 109 does this mean...
    ... numbers are tsh 19.360H (t4)4.2L (t3 uptake 35 free thyroxine index 1.5 trilodothyronine (T3) 109 does this mean...

  58. MEEP! New labs! :D
    ... these are the most recent labs I just got done: T4, Thyroxine : 9.1 (range 4.5-12.5) TOTAL T3: 1.38 (range 0.86...

  59. Ran out of Thyroxin :(
    ... out of thyroxin can be felt? I had 5 days without Thyroxine , and have suffered from extreme tiredness, musle aching ... to get back to normal? Why doesit take so long for thyroxine to get into your bloodstream, and not so long for...
    ... you were on and how sensitive you are to it. T4 ( Thyroxine ) generally takes a week or two to be felt, but some...

  60. Treating hypo w CVAD & diabetes?
    ... increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Adequate thyroxine replacement will reverse the lipid abnormalities....

  61. Newbie looking for advice (blood results)
    ... 12.0 T3.......30%...........range 24 - 39 Free Thyroxine Index.....2............range 1.2 - 4.9 I don't...
    ... Your T4 is on the lower end as is the Free thyroxine index. FREE levels (Free T3 and Free T4) are your ... should be in the upper 1/3 of the labs range. The Free thyroxine index though not as accurate does tell your Free levels...
    ... T3 at all. The test is done as a step in the Free Thyroxine Index test and doesn't otherwise indicate anything ... directly measured with a free T3 test. The "Free Thyroxine Index" is an estimation of the amount of free T4 in...

  62. Withdrawl possible from antithyroid drugs?
    ... experiencing l still have my ptu morning and night and thyroxine morns (block n replace) is it possible to suffer withdrawl...

  63. TSH - what a useless indicator for diagnosed thryoid problems!
    ... this only tests pituitary response to circulating thyroxine ? It is not an indicator of thryoid health! At best...
    ... Hi Kloet Before going on to thyroxine (18 months ago) my TSH was 16 (range .6 to 5) and...

  64. Iodmere and Thytrophin
    ... help. While it contains bovine thryoid extract the thyroxine has been removed (which is probably the only way they...

  65. Do Hypos Suffer Extreme Nausea?
    ... you all xxx niecsey ps my gp told me to not take the thyroxine before the blood test but to take my antithyroids...
    ... details he said me been '14' when l hadnt took my thyroxine for 24hrs was a good sign and showed l was getting...
    ... rocking so today ive had my 2 ptu this morn and my thyroxine 1 ptu late dinner time and tonight l will have my...

  66. Blood results - help!
    ... R TFT INTERPRETATION Comment :- Euthroid. If on Thyroxine , replacement adequate Thats all it says for the...

  67. Calling any runners with underactive thyroid
    ... been on Levoxyl since. Levoxyl is a T4 only med. Thyroxine is just the chemical name for T4. I was able to...
    ... the thyroid. Currently I'm on a combination of thyroxine and armour. And when I hit a balance point--wow-...
    ... are available in other countries, including the UK. Thyroxine means, literally, T4. It is a T4-only med, not a ... combination of T3 and T4. If you are taking Thyroxine , then your T3 would be from a separate pill. Most...

  68. results help please ??
    ... have the blood tests I want .. I am taking 100 mcg of thyroxine .. Doesn't the word 'normal' make you feel angry...

  69. low TSH low T3...Help please
    ... Thanks everyone... I am on 125 mcg thyroxine and the T3 is the free T3 reading. For some reason...

  70. back from Dr report
    ... They may be named other things on the form - "free thyroxine " perhaps, or "triiodothyronine free"... something...

  71. Need help with lab results
    ... better for x-mas. Here are my results: 9-13-04 Thyroxine (T4 Free, Direct, S T4, Free (Direct) 1.31 (0 ... 6 - 2.6) 12-2-04 TSH .0935 (0.350 - 5.500) Thyroxine (T4) 10.2 (4.5 - 12.0) T3 Uptake 31 (24 - 39 ... ) Free Thyroxine Index 3.2 (1.2 - 4.9) Thyroid Antithyroglobulin...
    ... better for x-mas. Here are my results: 9-13-04 Thyroxine (T4 Free, Direct, S T4, Free (Direct) 1.31 (0 ... 6 - 2.6) 12-2-04 TSH .0935 (0.350 - 5.500) Thyroxine (T4) 10.2 (4.5 - 12.0) T3 Uptake 31 (24 - 39 ... ) Free Thyroxine Index 3.2 (1.2 - 4.9) Thyroid Antithyroglobulin...
    ... used by your cells for metabolism. Your total T4 [= Thyroxine (T4)] of 10.2 includes both free and bound T4, which ... its purpose serves as one of the steps in the Free Thyroxine Index test. The FTI is an estimation of your FT4...

  72. Question about t3?
    ... Hi, This is interesting! I'm on Armour and Thyroxine . My Free t4 level is at the top of the range but I...
    ... increased my Armour by 1/2 grain. He wanted to increase my thyroxine but I was scared I would go hyper. I'm now on 125...

  73. Blood Test Results
    ... dL (5.3-11.5) T-Uptake - 44.2% (33.5-44.7) Free Thyroxine Index - 13.1 (5.9-13.1) TSH - 1.50 uIU/mL (0.34-5...

  74. Help with lab results please?
    ... results. I am hypo and was diagnosed in August and given thyroxine and then additional Armour. I started feeling much ... crashed again. My specialist told me to stick at 125 mcg thyroxine and 2 grains of Armour for two weeks and then have...
    ... results. I am hypo and was diagnosed in August and given thyroxine and then additional Armour. I started feeling much ... crashed again. My specialist told me to stick at 125 mcg thyroxine and 2 grains of Armour for two weeks and then have...

  75. itching questions
    ... Hi, Yes I get itchy skin if I am on just Thyroxine (T4) (we call it thryoxine here in england but the...


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