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  1. Synthroid Dosage ??? 16th August 2003
    ... last time she talked about going to the T3 therapy ( Cytomel ). Did you have, or are you having, any nervousness...
    ... Hi. Cytomel (T3) can work very well when added to Synthroid. I ... have a friend who LOVED Cytomel and was on it for years. Her dr retired and no one...

  2. test results. what now? 16th August 2003
    ... for it! All I know is when they put me on Armour or Cytomel , it screwed my stomach up something terrible. Even...

  3. Armour vs. Thyrolar-why would naturopath want to switch? 15th August 2003
    ... I reached my max dose of armour and am I also take cytomel .. 2.5 grains armour and 130mcg of cytomel. It seems...
    ... by Iwannalife: It seems like adding some extra T3( Cytomel ) to the mix would achieve more, or since your free ... You know I have wondered myself if adding a little Cytomel in might help. I mentioned that and Meeps said adding...

  4. Back to the old drawing board... 15th August 2003
    ... causes some stress to your body. I will INSIST on Cytomel (T3 is suppose to feedback to the pituitary to stop...

  5. Is it better to take meds at night or in the morning? 15th August 2003
    ... the AM. I get up an hour early, take the Armour and cytomel , with a full glass of water and go back tobed for...

  6. RAI for cancer...please help 14th August 2003
    ... are your TSH won't be high enough if you're still on Cytomel . They had me off Cytomel for 2 weeks before my RAI...
    ... they could do RAI outpatient. I just stopped taking Cytomel today. So, I'll see if they can wait a couple weeks...

  7. I am so sick...please help. 14th August 2003
    ... You could ask your doctor to give you cytomel to take even if it's just for 1 month, that would...

  8. Super High TSH 22.7...anyone else? 13th August 2003
    ... up and down within moderation. I take Levothroid, Cytomel , Rocaltriol, Atenolol and lotsa calcium daily. I...
    ... test? That can throw your results off, especially the Cytomel . Can I ask how old your are? I had Graves in 1996...
    ... am currently taking Atenolol, Levothroid .125, and Cytomel 25mcg. I have been on Atenolol for over a year, and...

  9. Shall you just have TSH lab done? 11th August 2003
    ... Some of those available are Synthroid, Thyrolar, Cytomel and natural meds like Armour. Wrong answer: Synthroid...

  10. I started with Hyer now am Hypo 10th August 2003
    ... feel better until I was taking T3. At the time it was Cytomel . I felt great on the Armour until I took too much...

  11. New dosage 10th August 2003
    ... only tested TSH. I'm wondering if doing Levoxyl and Cytomel would be helpful, or will that make my TSH higher...

  12. Changing T4 to Cytomel-reply to meep 9th August 2003
    ... I know I'm not in normal range hence the change to Cytomel . ...
    ... does the doctor consider "normal". When you take Cytomel only, your T4 level goes low while your TSH stays ... 75mcg is a fairly small dose. The addition of a little Cytomel (5-10mcg) may have helped, too, but I think it should...
    ... on the t4 issue. I went from a combo of armour and cytomel to cytomel only. Within one week I was experiencing ... went back onto 2.5 grains of armour and we kept my cytomel at 135mcg.... I feel really good now and I believe...
    ... 5) Free T4 24 (9-25) I am not doing well on the cytomel either. I could get some Armour and try that. You...
    ... you aren't converting T4 to T3, thne you will need Cytomel or Armour to get T3. I know it is hard to get a doctor...
    ... replies. I can see what you mean about the T4 med and cytomel . I don;t know what my labs were when I was diagnosed ... though I was going to pass out so I stopped. Hence the cytomel . I am on 25mcg at the moment having reduced the thyroxine...

  13. Ready for scan and returning to meds questions for Meep/Stardust or others??? 9th August 2003
    ... have a small bump ever since I stopped taking the Cytomel . I was not expecting to have any sensations in my...

  14. does anyone get tremor or twitches with hypo? 8th August 2003
    ... was on Levoxyl only and it went away. When I added Cytomel , it came back almost immediately. It is so irritating...

  15. Eyelash loss 7th August 2003
    ... vidualized, but that is my experience. I take synthroid and cytomel and started treatment Nov. 02....

  16. new member intro, and questions 6th August 2003
    ... combination of t3 and t4 such as armour, thyrolar or adding cytomel to your t4. You may very well feel a world of difference...
    ... can convince your doctort to add a small amount of Cytomel daily to your thyroid dose (start at 5mcg a day and...
    ... have both (?). Will bring up to the doc about the Cytomel or Armour. Fortunately, today for the first time I...
    ... start hurting and I just wouldn't feel as good. The cytomel really does help. I take only 5mcg a day with my 112...

  17. Jinglebets 6th August 2003
    ... synthroid SLOWLY kicked in, with the addition of some cytomel for a couple of weeks, then it stopped working in...

  18. Endo? Maybe not? Please help! 5th August 2003
    ... switched me to Levoxal (sp) and a small amount of Cytomel . Immediately my stomach started acting up again....

  19. Question!! 5th August 2003
    ... better with a t4/t3 combo like armour, thyrolar or cytomel added to t4....

  20. Meep, Armour question when you have time... 5th August 2003
    ... out I was hyop, T3 was about .08, my Dr put me on Cytomel , added 2 tiny pills daily( I get it filled at albertsons ... close, but they don't put the mg on it). He added the cytomel to the 3 grns of Armout I was taking daily. The...

  21. Any ideas on these readings? 3rd August 2003
    ... 1.4 (lab range .7-2.0) I'm wondering if adding Cytomel would possible benefit me, or maybe switch meds.?...
    ... be in the upper range. From what I've read about Cytomel though, I'm a little afraid to try it. So many people...
    ... Cytomel is the only T3 med out there for T3 by itself. Othre ... the T3 (thus the negative things you have read about Cytomel ) or undertreat (in the case of Armour and other combo...

  22. Is the Cytomel causing these Symptoms 3rd August 2003
    ... up because I'm curious too. I'm cutting back on my cytomel and am having the symptoms now that I'm at a lower...
    ... the benefit from the t3. Before giving up on the cytomel ... maybe the synthroid should be lowered. That's...

  23. Radioiodine TWICE? 2nd August 2003
    ... meds. I have been off Synthroid for 5 weeks and the Cytomel for the previous week now, and boy I am dragging....

  24. Panic and Thyroid 1st August 2003
    ... least worrisome person ever. Now I am only on 5mcg of cytomel and I have had complete success with this. I started...

  25. Medicating myself 1st August 2003
    ... on. In the end, I found a website where I could buy cytomel and Levothroid so I bought it and started medicating ... am on 150 mcg. of the Levothroid and 37.50 mcg. of cytomel with no problems at all. My Doc. was very disappoints...
    ... am on 150 mcg. of the Levothroid and 37.50 mcg. of cytomel with no problems at all. This is a very high starting...

  26. restless legs 31st July 2003
    ... as symptoms, I did have some hyper symptoms on the Cytomel , things like heart fluttering, hot flashes, and sweats ... . The last few days before going off the Cytomel , and since, I started having what you describe. I...

  27. Armour by Temperature 30th July 2003
    ... resistance. I am on 2.5 grains of armour and 130 mcg of cytomel . That amount of cytomel cannot be tolerated by someone...

  28. Scary new lab results....PLEASE interpret for me 30th July 2003
    ... taking 100mcg of Synthroid at 7am and splitting 5mcg of Cytomel taking half one hour after Synthroid and the other ... decided to drop my Synthroid to 88mcg and leave the Cytomel alone. I am to check back with him in one month. I...

  29. Why do I feel better toward Eve 28th July 2003
    ... Synthroid and just started taking a very small dose of Cytomel . Like half of half of 5mcg to start. I noticed this ... before adding the Cytomel . Since April my dose has been lowered twice now because...

  30. Hashimoto's Please Help 26th July 2003
    ... I'm taking Synthroid .125 and they have added some Cytomel 2.5mcg. My T3 level is very low normal. What meds...

  31. I called about my Cytomel 24th July 2003
    ... do you need to reduce the Synthroid when taking the Cytomel ?? ...
    ... are reasons to lower your T4 slightly when you add Cytomel . Since T3 ius approximately 4 times as strong as ... T3, when you add Cytomel , Synthroid should be lowered accordingly to be safe ... . In your case, you are currently adding 2.5mcg Cytomel a day. This is the equivalent of adding 10mcg Synthroid ... Synthroid to this is 112mcg. If you were to add 5 mcg Cytomel a day as per my suggestion, you should drop your Synthroid ... previous post, I recommmended 88mcg Synthroid and 5mcg Cytomel daily as a starting point. This is because I woudl...
    ... change doc's once again. Now I'm leary to take the Cytomel . I'm taking the day off of it today. I slept last ... up yet. Yesterday I had only taken 1/2 of the 5mcg cytomel but I spent at least 4-6 hours yesterday with a racing ... might be in my best interest not to start up on the Cytomel until we see where my Synthroid level will end up...
    ... to find something I can print out on the dosing of Cytomel . I went to the prescription insert and I swear I read...

  32. Has anyone been overdose on snythroid? 24th July 2003
    ... Hashi/Hypo Synthroid .125 and they are reccomending Cytomel 2.5mcg. That's a whole other story....

  33. Cytomel Question 24th July 2003
    ... reduced further before or concurrent with dosing with Cytomel . Armour has 9mcg T3 and 38mcg T4 per grain, so you ... my T3 and T4. I bet that 88mcg Synthroid and 5mcg Cytomel would be a good start for you. You may have to adjust...
    ... hi i am new.....i have a cytomel question to. i know when you go on cytomel you have ... to reduce synthroid. but when you reduce cytomel do you go back up on the synthroid to stay normal ... i thought was to high). anyway, doc added 25mg of cytomel ....then i plunged to .04, so he reduced the sythroid ... to 50mg and kept cytomel at 25mg...that my tsh .12, but i was having heart ... palps....so he reduced cytomel to 12.5mg and left synthorid at 50mg....still have ... heart palps. now i am on 5mg of cytomel and the same dose of synthroid at 50mg. do i need...
    ... hi i am new.....i have a cytomel question to. i know when you go on cytomel you have ... to reduce synthroid. but when you reduce cytomel do you go back up on the synthroid to stay normal ... i thought was to high). anyway, doc added 25mg of cytomel ....then i plunged to .04, so he reduced the sythroid ... to 50mg and kept cytomel at 25mg...that my tsh .12, but i was having heart ... palps....so he reduced cytomel to 12.5mg and left synthorid at 50mg....still have ... heart palps. now i am on 5mg of cytomel and the same dose of synthroid at 50mg. do i need...

  34. How long for meds to work? 23rd July 2003
    ... Hi DDD, I was on straight t3( cytomel ) only about 2 months ago. I had stopped taking armour ... and increased the cytomel to an astronomical amount. This is what happend. ... had clarity in my mind. This was all on 155mcg of cytomel . My heart rate was slow... my body absorbed it like ... take the other symptoms anymore so, we lowered the cytomel to 130mcg and added back 2.5 grains of armour. It ... grew back, etc. The point I am making is that cytomel alone NEVER worked for me at 155mcg. I could easily ... the coin I can tell you is that while on armour any cytomel increases were felt that day. Cytomel is fast acting...
    ... Isn't Cytomel fast acting but only works for a couple of hours?...
    ... Hi... yes cytomel is fast acting but it actually stays in your body ... a full 24 hrs. It's a common misconception that cytomel is "out of you" in a few hours. Yes for a few hours...
    ... So how long then is Cytomel active in your system? I find that interesting. You...
    ... Ellyn, No.. 24hours and then cytomel is gone. You will feel the effect of cytomel for...
    ... you should be tested within three hours of taking cytomel because that is when levels peak....

  35. Update 23rd July 2003
    ... finally just creeped into normal range. They also added Cytomel in which I have started this week. So again there...

  36. 50mcg synthroid + 10mcg cytomel 21st July 2003
    ... people require lessmost likely, the problem was the Cytomel , not the 50mcg Syntheroid. 10mcg Cytomel is alot ... to start out with. someone adding Cytomel to 50mcg Synthroid should start at 2.5-5 mcg a day...
    ... and my TSH is at 0.88. I know when someone starts Cytomel , they are supposed to drop down the T4, but isn't ... mcg's? So, if I wanted to start on a tiny bit of Cytomel , what would I do in regard to the T4? Thanks ---...
    ... the equivalent of 37.5mcg a day. Then add one 5mcg Cytomel a day, split into two doses--one in the morning and...

  37. starting Armour...have questions 19th July 2003
    ... I am on 2.5 grains (150mg) of armour and 130mcg of cytomel . This is equal to way more than 3 grains of armour...
    ... T3. Armour is much cheaper than taking Synthroid & Cytomel . The docs issues are not about the T3, since now they...

  38. Need guidance with Cytomel 18th July 2003
    ... Cytomel is shorter acting and has a half life of only 1 day ... possibly even lower. The reason for this is that Cytomel is approximately 4 times as active as Synthroid and ... since you are adding Cytomel , the Synthroid needs to drop some. This would be...
    ... Thanks Meep. I'm leary about starting the Cytomel . Is there a way that I could naturally get my T3 up ... Is this because of the low T3? What exactly is Cytomel . Is it a steroid of some sort. I read that body builders ... gets better. Thats why I wonder if I should start the Cytomel or wait the full 8 weeks of being on the .125. Maybe...
    ... Normal doesn't always mean optimal. What exactly is Cytomel . Is it a steroid of some sort. I read that body builders ... any? Can you just stop taking it whenever you want? Cytomel is synthetic T3 thyroid hormone. T3 is necessary in ... gets better. Thats why I wonder if I should start the Cytomel or wait the full 8 weeks of being on the .125. Maybe ... treatment by. I feel that if you start taking the cytomel , now, your TSH will drop below normal and your doc ... of action is to drop to 100mcg Synthroid an add the Cytomel . Discuss this with your doctor. Get a copy of "The ... Thyroid Solution" by Dr. Ridha Arem an trating with Cytomel will make more sense to you. Dr. Arem treats mostly...
    ... have had sometime to ponder and do more research on Cytomel . It boils down to like you said. The Synthroid should ... be reduced when prescribing Cytomel . I have not started it yet. My blood work was only ... the correct amount yet but they are prescribing the Cytomel becasue we talked about T3 levels last time I was ... did not sound like this doc treated many with the Cytomel . After seeing and reading more the best tests are...
    ... Hi Ellyn, If you are nervous about cytomel causing you hyper symptoms... there is an answer to...
    ... taking the selenium along with maybe starting the Cytomel . If I do take it I'm going to cut the pill in half...

  39. now i'm really confused 18th July 2003
    ... have had mixed symptoms since going on synthroid and cytomel . i was diagnosed with hashimotos and put on .50mg ... of synthroid and 10mcg of cytomel . at first, being on the meds, i began feeling better ... much better taking LESS synthroid and not taking the cytomel . i am 20years old and weigh 130lbs. on a synthroid ... prescribed to someone 200-250lbs. and on top of that, the cytomel . so, good luck people...this thing is tricky and a...

  40. Meep & others... question about Hashimoto's 15th July 2003
    ... that support being healthy. I won't comment on the Cytomel until I see your T3 and T4 results AND know when you...

  41. Hypo w/ wacky blood sugar 15th July 2003
    ... I have felt rotten - I am taking a supplement of Cytomel , and it helps a little, but my energy levels are not...

  42. is this all in my head? 14th July 2003
    ... thinking about asking endo for a sample dosage of cytomel . Any input as to whether this will help? Frustrated...
    ... point at which you feel well ... i'd try some T3 ( cytomel ) and see if that doesn't do the job (i had to try...

  43. TSH to low for Hypo/why don't I still feel better? 11th July 2003
    ... interested in seeing if maybe she could try me on Cytomel . I had heard here that people often feel better with ... eventually. She told me that I was not a candidate for Cytomel because my T3 was going up fine with just the T4....
    ... years once you are on the right dose. Do I think Cytomel or Armour woudl help? Yes, probably. Do I think ... Armour is the answer for you? Maybe. Cytomel ? maybe if you were at 88-100mcg Levoxyl daily and ... 5-10mcg Cytomel daily split into two doses. MEanwhile, though, get...
    ... I take 175 synthroid and 12.5 cytomel daily. I do not have a thyroid at all. My tsh usually ... personally feel my best. I really do think the cytomel has helped me. I was having lots of hypo symptoms...

  44. Just Got TSH Results...HELP! 9th July 2003
    ... poor thing! I just stopped my meds and am taking Cytomel in preparation for my first year scan (I'm thyca, ... some of the same feelings you describe. I think the Cytomel makes me a bit hyper for the first 10 days to 2 weeks...

  45. New England Jrnl of Med study 9th July 2003
    ... synthroid .. my endo-from-hell said i was to stop cytomel because he didn't believe in it and said i needed...
    ... who didn't believe in armour and totally was against cytomel ... so, she took my mother off of the armour and put ... so that people can have access to meds like armour, cytomel , thyrolar. I am on armour and cytomel. I feel more...

  46. SPACINESS - Please, help! 8th July 2003
    ... the other one ... and have you tried adding a little cytomel (T3) to the mix? i'm on that regimen, and it sorta ... your follow-up?) ... you may also benefit from some cytomel ... if your doctor isn't bumping you up every 4 to...
    ... davis thyroid (armour in the US) ... but you can get cytomel ... i'm on a synthroid/cytomel regimen that's not...
    ... sooner than that. Thanks for the info about the cytomel ! I really need a new family doctor, too - mine...
    ... sooner than that. Thanks for the info about the cytomel ! I really need a new family doctor, too - mine...

  47. WHAT NEW MEDS DO YOU RECOMMEND? 8th July 2003
    ... means Synthroid. Synthetic T3 meds, of which only Cytomel is available in the US. Most docs are afraid to prescribe...

  48. Armour and time of month? 7th July 2003
    ... fibromyalgia symptoms pretty bad... so, my doc added cytomel to my armour. I happen to need more t3 to make me...

  49. Hot!! Night Sweats!! 2nd July 2003
    ... know this well! I just stopped my meds and added Cytomel for a scan in 6 weeks and this is exactly how I felt...

  50. Please help with symptoms 1st July 2003
    ... resolve the symptoms.... t3/t4 combo's like armour or cytomel plus the synthetic t4....

  51. Hypo for years, about medication 1st July 2003
    ... there is a concern regarding natural vs. synthetic ... cytomel (t3) can be added to the t4. ...
    ... . feeling better (but not fine) now ... i went on cytomel for about two months ... [img]http://www.healthboards...
    ... hormones...she is more than happy to prescribe Armour or cytomel to anyone that does not have heart problems, and needs...

  52. test results from may ... 27th June 2003
    ... low T4/high T3 thing? i'm on 75mcg synthroid, 5mcg cytomel (i get really depressed w/o it ...) [This message...

  53. your thoughts on self-medicating 26th June 2003
    ... What are your thoughts on self-medicating with Cytomel ? What side effects should I expect? I have always...
    ... of thyroid function than TSH. I do not know about Cytomel , my doc has just put me on Thyrolar because my T3 ... your T3 is and most likely you need to either take Cytomel or take Thyrolar or Armour. Let us know how it goes...
    ... One of the reasons that doctors are reluctant to use Cytomel is because it is difficult to regulate. It would ... going? You could damage your heart. You may need T3 ( Cytomel ) to rid yourself of symptoms, but please do not try...
    ... yo and feel much older. Thats why I wanted to try Cytomel , with everything I have read about it. Ringbearer...
    ... he has not had much luck with other patients trying Cytomel in the past. Go figure, huh? Seems everyone has ... but he does seem willing to humor me. He said that Cytomel is difficult to regulate and follow, but that most ... this week in preparation for a scan. They give me Cytomel to help with the symptoms. I'm very curious how I...
    ... advocate for Paxil. But I sure would like to give cytomel a try. What can happen? I know it needs to be monitored...
    ... lowered the armour.. at this time I was still on the cytomel which as you know is t3... The doc was able to increase...
    ... unwell and other treatments if needed. Levoxyl and Cytomel are far different than Paxil. Also, you should know ... that Cytomel is the more potent form of thyroid hormone, so if ... experiencing hyper symptoms on the levoxyl alone, Cytomel may just make them worse. Your T3 levels are not...
    ... unwell and other treatments if needed. Levoxyl and Cytomel are far different than Paxil. Also, you should know ... that Cytomel is the more potent form of thyroid hormone, so if ... experiencing hyper symptoms on the levoxyl alone, Cytomel may just make them worse. Your T3 levels are not ... with NO improvement, my (canadian!) GP put me on 5mcg cytomel , and it sort of works ... that is, i don't feel as...

  54. maybe i'm hyper? 25th June 2003
    ... feel that I need something else. Which brings me to cytomel , T3. Maybe my TSH is telling my body that I don't...

  55. how long for levothroid to kick in? 25th June 2003
    ... stunned feeling), but i was so sad! finally went on cytomel and that was tricky because a side effect is seizures...

  56. Ringbearer 23rd June 2003
    ... have to go off meds? Also are they putting you on Cytomel to ease you into hypo land? I was just curious. Did...
    ... off meds the end of June. I do have a script for Cytomel , which I will take for the first 4 weeks. I had that...

  57. lab numbers, and poss. problems for at least two years 23rd June 2003
    ... real" numbers then ... i'm on 75mcg synthroid, 5mcg cytomel ... how can the fT3 be high when my TSH/T4 are where...

  58. Ellyn 21st June 2003
    ... balance was just not right for you. With the two pills ( cytomel and synthroid) you can balance according to what you...
    ... . I would go in there and demand it! I am on the cytomel and it has definitely relieved that annoying debilitating...

  59. Labs results please respond 21st June 2003
    ... normal.... like mine. I am on 120mg armour and 125mcg cytomel and not an ounce hyper. There is evidence that the...

  60. Lab Results-Please Respond 20th June 2003
    ... benefit from a t3/t4 combo like armour... or adding cytomel to your t4. Just know that you don't have to settle...

  61. Effexor? 19th June 2003
    ... fiction ... so i'd ask for another antiD, or some cytomel (the T3 that the T4 is supposed to drag up as it works ... ) ... i'm on cytomel (and synthroid) and while it doesn't work well yet...

  62. thyroid cancer 18th June 2003
    ... about 6 weeks. During that time they may give you Cytomel for a while to ease hypo symptoms, but they will be...
    ... awhile for this to happen. The drs. will give you Cytomel for about 3-4 weeks to keep you going, and then you...
    ... kids and my normal activities. I felt fine on the Cytomel right up until I had to stop it. After that, I felt...
    ... been 2 weeks since my surgery and he started me on Cytomel . My surgeon didn't say anthing about this med. I had...
    ... OK. I am not an expert but in everything I read, cytomel is OK to take prior to scan. I have been reading...
    ... hey hil, cytomel is a short lasting medication compared to syntroid ... to clear out of your system. Many doctors prescribe cytomel before any tests/scans/etc because it will clear your...
    ... off my Levoxyl 6 weeks before my scan, I then was on Cytomel only for 4 weeks before my scan. I was totally off...

  63. tests results...take a look and explain why I feel so bad 17th June 2003
    ... ask you something. I have a sample prescription of Cytomel . I never took it becuase the doc never explained...
    ... hopefully the doctor gave you the 5mcg little tablets of cytomel .. not the 25mcg, first of all. With a TSH as high ... problems whatsoever. You wouldn't drop and die but cytomel needs to be monitored closely in anyone with a heart ... the dose it would only last for about 6 to 7 hours. Cytomel has a 24hr half life.. it's out of you very very quickly ... "buzz" you get during the 6 hrs that you feel the cytomel is all it's meant to do. The T3 is doing it's work...
    ... might be someone who benefits tremendously from T3 ( cytomel ) -- I know I do, and many others as well. As far as...
    ... Doc did presribe the 5 mg of cytomel . What type of benefits did you all have from taking ... Tues. Did your personality change after taking the cytomel ? I am tired of being tired and "not myself". Also...
    ... is a common false belief that the sole purpose of cytomel is to give you a coffee type jolt... that my dear ... will get your symptoms immediately creep back in. My cytomel chills me out. I don't wig out at all from the stuff...

  64. Still cold all the time despite meds 17th June 2003
    ... still showed below normal. So, my doc did away with cytomel (T3) and raised the Armour back to 60 mg twice a day ... Armour up to 175 or 180 mg a day, just fine. Too much cytomel made my finger's skin peel at one time, though. Some...

  65. benefits of switching meds? 17th June 2003
    ... Hi.. No,no.. cytomel for me does not make me anxious. I can fall asleep ... the stuff. My body sucks it up like a sponge!! Cytomel has cured my symptoms of brain fog and body pain....

  66. paranoia anyone? 16th June 2003
    ... to investigate.. maybe adding a small amount of t3 ( cytomel ) to your levoxyl or switching to armour. I don't...

  67. depressed again -- and venting 15th June 2003
    ... depressed again, and also full of rage -- not enough cytomel ? too much synthroid? meanwhile, it's a bright sunny...
    ... to use!) it felt good ... i decided to double my cytomel and it sort of worked (to 10 mcg) ... [img]http:...

  68. maybe not so good after all 15th June 2003
    ... after all. My doc put me on an experimental dose of cytomel only.... lots of it. I will not even say how much ... on this board!! I was previously on armour and cytomel together. When I was on both I had relief from the ... motivated as my usual self though, so I wanted to give the cytomel "only" a try. My body just absorbs the stuff as if...
    ... Hi daldre1269, You likely have OD'd on cytomel , and went hyper. Normally the body converts T4 into...

  69. Synthroid vs other medicines 13th June 2003
    ... but T3 is low, you may need to be supplemented with Cytomel a synthetic T3, or you may want to ask your Dr. for...

  70. New to board, pls help! (Re: Armour, TSH) 11th June 2003
    ... perhaps I needed to try some T3. He started me on Cytomel in June last year, titrating from 5mcg X2/day up to ... 100mcg/day. I was feeling wonderful on the Cytomel , but my inability to manage stress caused my bp to ... norm of 120/68 up to 198/118. He presumed it was the Cytomel and cut me down to 25mcg/day. End result: return of ... that he wanted to try me on Armour. I had to quit all Cytomel and start at 5mg Armour. After 48 hours I was a zombie ... . With his knowledge, I added back 50mcg Cytomel while titrating up to 2 grains of Armour (120mg.) ... " :-P Suffice it to say, I'm currently on 100mcg Cytomel and 1/2 grain (30mg) of Armour. Hoping that the next...
    ... delete all of the synthroid info!! I am on 125mcg of cytomel and 2 grains of armour. I tried cytomel alone but ... to have a definite need for both the armour and the cytomel . There is a definite max of t4 that my body can handle ... though. I would try adding cytomel to the armour in this case.. just me.. I am a rebel...
    ... literature I receive with my meds. Second is about the Cytomel . I have heard a few cases where people were only...
    ... ringbearer et al., psychiatrists are now using cytomel , with good effects, along with other antiD's -- these...
    ... me to keep the Armour at 2 grains and add back the Cytomel . I was actually worried wbout it being too much. I ... 've been at 100mcg Cytomel + 30mg (1/2 grain) Armour for the past 3 days and...
    ... never occurred to me either until 3 wks into being on cytomel "only" I felt half dead..my whole body blew up from...

  71. Anyone feel better? 4th June 2003
    ... and have it now, just a little, even tho' i'm on cytomel ... i know there are arguments against taking paxil...

  72. Itch 2nd June 2003
    ... Does anyone get itchy skin after taken a dose of Cytomel (T3)?...

  73. My drug research...MAYBE, HELP FOR US!! 1st June 2003
    ... who use T3 alone (the major brand of T3 is known as Cytomel ) in thyroid and fibromylagia therapies. Basically...

  74. please help!!!! 31st May 2003
    ... cant seem to get any better, im on 175 synthroid, cytomel 10 mgs, norvasc 5 mg,,, and i feel like im gonna blow...

  75. Can someone PLEASE help? 31st May 2003
    ... I had severe pain which was relieved by armour and cytomel . Infact the cytomel worked so well for me that on...
    ... I had severe pain which was relieved by armour and cytomel . Infact the cytomel worked so well for me that on...

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