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  1. Results on full body scan - Artful, can you comment? 18th November 2002
    ... Also, I feel a lot better after just one week on the synthroid . Can it be that I will be able to pull my life back...
    ... expect: my experience was the following: I went on Synthroid right after the ablation was considered "complete ... able to go back to eating anything and re-starting my Synthroid . I seem to require a little bit more than I did before...

  2. synthroid 17th November 2002
    ... Hi Elyse. Synthroid and other synthetic T4-only meds take about 6-8 weeks ... and Hypo. There is a plethora of information about Synthroid (and many other medications) at RxList.com. Here ... 's the link that takes you directly to Synthroid . [url="http://www.rxlist.com/cgi/generic/levothy...

  3. more ? re: twitching/spasms? 16th November 2002
    ... continue on these for the long term, or if they put me on synthroid , will I be able to combine pills? It really seems...

  4. questions about cytomel 15th November 2002
    ... she sees what my bloodwork says. I take 250mcg of synthroid right now. I was under the impression that I would ... take both the synthroid and cytomel together, but she said no only one. Does...
    ... Welcome, Lin. You are correct: Synthroid is a T4-only med, and Cytomel is a T3-only med. Our ... bodies with additional T3 -- combination therapy ( Synthroid + Cytomel) works best for these folks. Still others...
    ... complete form of thyroid hormone than would Cytomel or Synthroid alone. The Information Archive thread above includes ... in case you want to compare it to your 250 mcg of Synthroid . Armour dosage is typically increased slowly, to...

  5. different doseage 15th November 2002
    ... currently alternate my dose with 150 mcg and 175 mcg of Synthroid (following a total thyroidectomy), and I feel great ... how long you've been taking the alternate doses. Synthroid takes 6-8 weeks to fully assimilate in the body, and...

  6. Muscle Spasms and Thyroid 14th November 2002
    ... and never recovered. since I have been upping my synthroid the spasms are less but are not gone. I am wondering ... I am on 100mcg now and I may go up to 112mcg of synthroid . I am curious to see if that is going to help. A...

  7. Hi 13th November 2002
    ... and she didn't say much about it either. I'm on .1 Synthroid and the episodes are not as frequent, but my hands...

  8. Overactive Thyroid - Medicine is not Vegan friendly 13th November 2002
    ... specific information, but RxList has only one listing for Synthroid (listed under its generic name) and says that it has ... 10I4NNaO4xH2O, and molecular weight of 798.86 (anhydrous). Synthroid Tablets Inactive Ingredients: Acacia, confectioner ... yellow No. 10, FD&C yellow No. 6, FD&C blue No. 1. Synthroid Injection Inactive Ingredients: 10 mg mannitol, USP...
    ... but artful the injectable synthroid has no gelatin or l,actose in the ingredients. Also...

  9. Pounds lost vs. inches lost when HYPO? 13th November 2002
    ... come off once they get you on the correct amt. of synthroid or other medication, that is not happening to me....

  10. More medication.....again. 12th November 2002
    ... I had my blood test done on Friday. I've been on synthroid for about two years now and have not been stable for...
    ... called me. They always call and then just send more synthroid or tell me to come in. So i figured everything was...

  11. just a ? 12th November 2002
    ... hi i am hypo and i am on synthroid 0.1mg one tablet a day then alternate with two tablets...
    ... Hi Angela. Your Synthroid dose sounds a bit unusual. If your doc is having ... hasn't just written you a prescription for 0.150 mg Synthroid that you take every day? That said, it is possible ... symptoms or your TSH values, this is hard to know. Synthroid isn't a diet drug, but when our thyroid hormone levels...

  12. balanced hypothyroid, lost weight and now unbalanced 9th November 2002
    ... symptoms worsened and I had to increase my dose of synthroid ) in the fall of 1998, it caused me to have a major ... The first thing that occurred to me is that my synthroid dose (0.188 mg) must be too high. This was confirmed ... L) Upon seeing these results, my endo lowered my synthroid to 0.175 mg and while on that dose, my anxiety and...

  13. New to boards 9th November 2002
    ... to take my symptoms seriously. I am on .05 mg of Synthroid . I felt really good after about 10 days but now I ... yesterday so hopefully I can get on a higher dose of Synthroid but will that even help? This condition is just not...

  14. New too Board Hello 7th November 2002
    ... any way. Feeling better with thyroid, doc uped the synthroid . Feeling sad and rejected by significant other. ...

  15. Artful... is this what I should expect? 7th November 2002
    ... will actually tell. One more thing. I start taking synthroid the day after tomorrow [img]http://www.healthboards...
    ... listen to your body and follow its requests. Your Synthroid starting dose is a bit low for most folks (they started ... week. I'm surprised that they're having you start Synthroid tomorrow, as they usually don't let you take Synthroid...
    ... Thanks marsv and Artful. You know, I am starting the synthroid before the scan. I start it tomorrow and have the...

  16. ? on medical lingo 7th November 2002
    ... 2000 episode was a flare up of this. Have been on synthroid 50 mcg since and a few days ago was bumped up to 75...

  17. Taking thryoid supplement when not needed? 7th November 2002
    ... try to make you hyper to lose weight. (That is my synthroid , I've never used the other.)...

  18. NEW TO BOARD.........DAUGHTER JUST DIAGANOSED WITH POSTPARTUM HYPOTHYROIDISM 6th November 2002
    ... right, but the TSH reads 600....she started taking Synthroid last night....not sure what dose......her PCP was...

  19. Need surgery 5th November 2002
    ... middle of the night the second day I had started the synthroid and thought, “oh, I’m awake again.” Can I possibly...

  20. RUI treatment..What now? 5th November 2002
    ... why I was feeling so bad. He started me on .01 of Synthroid . After 4 days I am feeling better but still not "normal...

  21. Over the counter thyroid glandular supplement 4th November 2002
    ... symptoms and my lab values she would treat me with synthroid and/or cytomel. Thanks for your help. Stacey...

  22. enlarged thyroid - possible causes??? 3rd November 2002
    ... else to worry about. The doctor is putting him on Synthroid (not sure of the exact dosage he is giving him) and...
    ... thyroid gland (or cause us to grow nodules). The Synthroid may help support the gland and give it a chance to...

  23. Thyroid meds and viruses 3rd November 2002
    ... investigate that avenue. Since it takes 4-8 weeks for a Synthroid adjustment to fully assimilate in the body, it is...

  24. Need a little guidance please 2nd November 2002
    ... the medication. I have a friend who was placed on synthroid for the first time. She had told her dr. about me...

  25. Wilson's syndrome?? 2nd November 2002
    ... Is it possible to ask for a trial VERY LOW dose of Synthroid or Cytomel to see if it will help? You could explain...

  26. Research on lowering the upper range on TSH test? 2nd November 2002
    ... Thyroid Hormone Replacement such as Levothyroxine Sodium/ Synthroid ? * * * But My Doctor Thinks that TSH Testing is ... Tests are a Waste of Time, TRH Tests Are Useless, Synthroid is the Only Drug to Prescribe, and There's no Such...

  27. Whats going on with me? 1st November 2002
    ... anything wrong with my bloodwork but simply put me on synthroid because I had alot of the symptoms and I have an enlarged...

  28. weight 31st October 2002
    ... boyfriend's mother is hypo. She's on the highest dose of synthroid you can take and has been for awhile I think. She...

  29. Does anyone have problem with anger? 31st October 2002
    ... a symptom of Hypothyroidism. Perhaps the 0.075 mg Synthroid is not quite enough hormone for you. Most adult females...
    ... thought I was going crazy.. But my DR put me on 0.075 Synthroid and 10mg of Celexa (anitdepresant). Could I be taking...

  30. Is Weight Watcher's Good for Hypothyroid? 30th October 2002
    ... ve been recently diagnosed as hypothyroid and am on synthroid . I joined Weight Watchers about 7 years ago and was...

  31. Best thyroid RX 29th October 2002
    ... let me decide which I would prefer to take. I had synthroid for years but would like to try something else. He...
    ... The most commonly known brand of levothyroxine is Synthroid . There's also Levoxyl, Levothroid, Unithroid, and...

  32. Has any one suffered from vertigo and headaches??? 27th October 2002
    ... was diagnosed as hypothyroid and after 3 months of synthroid (100mcg/112mcg) I became hyper (THS.003)I started...
    ... solution may have been to reduce your meds. Because Synthroid takes 4-6 weeks to fully assimilate in the body, it...
    ... didnt realize that the symptoms was that of too much synthroid . He orinally diagnosed me with an inner ear infection ... Allegra, but when the symptoms continued, he took me off synthroid . That was 2 months ago, and I just started back on...

  33. Low tsh, t3 and t4...what does this mean? 27th October 2002
    ... have had low TSH levels and the doctor reduced my synthroid and then the TSH level dropped even lower. He even...
    ... symptoms. Oh and are you only being treated with synthroid ? For how long? thanks for your help. Stacey...
    ... when something is not right physically. I am taking Synthroid and Cytomel (T3.) I have been treated with Synthroid...
    ... troubles started when a (former) doctor kept reducing my synthroid dose based solely on my TSH. However, even though...

  34. dosages 27th October 2002
    ... I think, whether it is stated in mcg or mg. With Synthroid , I would be on .1mg, on Levoxyl, they call it 100mcg...

  35. When Will... 25th October 2002
    ... gif[/img] I have been losing it and I just started Synthroid a week and a half ago. I am getting really really...
    ... Hi JadenStacy A temporary side effect of Synthroid can be hair loss, or it may be that you have not taken...

  36. ArtfulD 24th October 2002
    ... 6 weeks back and it was 12.5 , So the Dr. upped my Synthroid 25mcg (now at 175mcg) Ok I just had my Blood work ... meds again and it will be 25 mcg because that is how Synthroid runs ( by 25mcg I think) anyway when they upped my...
    ... the type of increase I was just ordered. Because Synthroid comes in increments of 25 mcg, my doc told me to alternate...

  37. Can someone tell me what these LA B RESULTS mean?? 21st October 2002
    ... nothing is in those boxes? After being on .1mcg of synthroid for a month, I was retested. This is the results ... severe constipation), so he put me up to .112 of synthroid , but still no change. Can lab results be normal but...

  38. How do they treat... 17th October 2002
    ... Post-Partum Thyroiditist(sp??)I am still on synthroid and i read that it isn't good to take if you have...
    ... Who told you it isnt' good to take Synthroid for Post-Partum Thyroiditis? If your thyroid levels ... are low, then supplementing with Synthroid or another thyroid med can only help. If your thyroiditis...

  39. Need advice, please 16th October 2002
    ... hypothyroidism for many years prior. I was treated with synthroid and it felt like a miracle in my life. I continued ... see him)who found my TSH was too low and reduced my synthroid dose (I had been feeling fine.) When he checked my ... and while he agreed with the combined treatment of synthroid and cytomel, he felt the internist did not cut my ... synthroid dose enough to compensate for the cytomel and my TSH ... levels confirmed his belief. My synthroid dose was lowered. He also determined that I have Hashimoto ... cautious with my thyroid levels since that time. After my synthroid level was reduced in June, I crashed within 5 days...

  40. hair loss and hypothyroidism 16th October 2002
    ... to (benign) multinodules, and am taking 100mcg of Synthroid daily. The only problem I have is a lot of hair loss...

  41. LAB RESULTS 15th October 2002
    ... reference range. I don't know when you started the Synthroid that was prescribed, but this med typically takes...

  42. Introduction 15th October 2002
    ... this board because I was just told I have to take Synthroid for life. That didn't make me too happy and now I ... control I don't understand why I would have to take Synthroid for life. I hate medicines. I hardly ever take medicines ... take this I guess. Do any of you know a thing about Synthroid and if it is pretty harmless? My blood test came...
    ... Forum118/HTML/000045.html"]Member Stories [/url] Synthroid is not an evil drug. It is a replacement hormone that ... emotions and overall quality of life is WELL worth it. Synthroid is NOT the only thyroid medication out there and many ... aware that a doc who refuses to prescribe anythign but Synthroid may be cheating you out of your healt and well-being...

  43. hypothyroidism 13th October 2002
    ... anyone tell me what CAUSES hypothyroidism?? Also, does Synthroid have any side effects? ...
    ... is YEARS later that the hypothyroidism develops. Synthroid has side effects listed on their packaging, but if ... allergy to the fillers in the pills is the culprit. Synthroid is NOT the only thyroid medication out there and many ... aware that a doc who refuses to prescribe anythign but Synthroid may be cheating you out of your healt and well-being...

  44. Pros and Cons 13th October 2002
    ... better to get the blood tests before starting meds. Synthroid and other T4-only meds take 4-6 weeks to assimilate...

  45. Labs back need answers. Please help. 11th October 2002
    ... thyroid? Please advise! My Dr wants me to try 50 MCG of synthroid to see if that shrinks the mass, is this a good idea...
    ... I have my appointment on the 21st. I've taken the synthroid 2 days now. The ENT I'm sure will want to do a biopsy ... the same boat. I talked to my grandmother who is on synthroid and they started her on it for hyper, and now she...
    ... hyperthyroidism. I'm very confused. She took me off the synthroid , because she didn't think it was going to do any good...

  46. Test results, help! 9th October 2002
    ... appointment with endo yesterday. He prescribed 50 mcg Synthroid . I know it will take some time to see any changes...

  47. Synthroid causing weight gain? 8th October 2002
    ... Hi wiski, I doubt the synthroid is making you gain weight. Keep track of what you ... eat. Maybe you thought you could eat more with the synthroid ...not true that it makes one lose weight. You may...
    ... Synthroid will actually speed up your metabolism, so it shouldn ... weight. But who knows.....you might be sensitive to Synthroid and it might be messing up your system. Anything is...
    ... Synthroid won't speed up the metabolism if you are getting an...
    ... gland was still somewhat functional. As you take the Synthroid to lower your TSH (TSH tells the thyroid gland to ... hormones now than what you were producing before going on Synthroid . In essence, you are under-medicated and need a dose...
    ... problem. Never a problem with my weight till I got on Synthroid ! I am so glad to hear you say this....but I am sorry ... It is so frusterating. I was 119 lbs till I got on synthroid , and in one month gained 10 lbs that will not budge...
    ... I too have noticed weight gain on synthroid . It seems to make me retain water, though I don't ... thin adn weighed 118 before surgery. I stayed on the synthroid till august when I switched to 25mcg 3x's day in prep ... rise!). After the treatment I went back on .125 of synthroid and agian gained approx 8 pounds within 2 weeks. ...
    ... Synthroid is synthetic T4. In many people, synthetic T4-only...
    ... mirror for the first time in over a year of being on Synthroid only. Its hard to describe, but I had a foggy look ... a.m. , and 10 mcg in the p.m., with my 100 mcg of synthroid has changed my life, and has allowed me to get "me ... very tough road to get here. After feeling worse on Synthroid , I have tried to wein myself off of it 3 times, and ... look at pictures of myself before my doctor put me on Synthroid and just cry. I was angry that I let this doctor ... away my spark and vitality. I now am dependent on Synthroid , but atleast have finally found the missing element ... cannot say that I am BETTER than I was before I started Synthroid , but with Cytomel added, and am the same, which was ... always good enough for me. When I started Synthroid , I was just missing periods, having very infrequent...
    ... have been reading about another medication besides synthroid ?...
    ... Levothroid Levoxyl Naturethroid Synthroid T4 only Tapazole Thyrogen Thyrolar ... Levothyroxine /L-thyroxine - this is what I take instead of Synthroid Liothyronine Liotrix Methimazole ... out about it. I take Levothyroxine - generic for synthroid . A number of different Drug Manufacturers make the...

  48. anyone been on armour went back to synthyroid? 2nd October 2002
    ... so I don't wonder if you'd do better with Armour & Synthroid ?...
    ... made his mind feel very cloudy and he went back to synthroid only....
    ... A few weeks after I started Armour, I went back to Synthroid . I couldn't tolerate the Armour. Then I treated ... feel so much better on Armour (after 25+ years on Synthroid ). There is no one treatment best for everyone. ... Some people do very well on a combination of Synthroid & Cytomel too. I think the most common mistake...

  49. T3 ???? 1st October 2002
    ... it more standard a doctor will just increase your Synthroid (or equivalent med) dosage? Thanks. ...
    ... it more standard a doctor will just increase your Synthroid (or equivalent med) dosage?] I think most doctors ... change the dose, most doctors do simply increase the Synthroid dose. Most docs are afraid of giving T3, as they do...
    ... of supplementing with T3 versus just upping T4 (or synthroid )? ...

  50. TSH results (why do I still feel bad?) 30th September 2002
    ... Ok, last year I was prescribed 75 mcg of Synthroid for hypothyroidism. When I went to Asia, I could ... I will have a hard time getting my doctor to up my Synthroid again. This is so frustrating, but what other option...

  51. No change yet 29th September 2002
    ... little over half my thyroid removed and was put on synthroid . It's been 5 weeks and I DO NOT feel any better than ... the way I feel. Do you think I will have to have my synthroid increased or is it just to soon to feel a difference...

  52. HypoT or /and something else ??? 28th September 2002
    ... thyroidism.( Free T4-0.5, T3-0.9,TSH-43.04) and started on Synthroid medication ( with 0.025mg for initial week and then...

  53. can anyone tell me what's going on? 22nd September 2002
    ... reach the 100 mcg level he wants you to be taking. Synthroid is a T4-only medication and, as your doctor mentioned...

  54. Hey Guys! Any thoughts? 17th September 2002
    ... considered supplementing your Armour with a little Synthroid , Unithroid or some other T4 med? I wonder if adding...

  55. New here - ? about Hypo & depression - undertreatment? 29th August 2002
    ... the impression that he almost exclusively prescribes Synthroid for his patients -- although he did not ask me to...
    ... diet and hours of exercise every day. I was put on Synthroid , went on LA Weight Loss and eventually the weight...

  56. Test results HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 13th August 2002
    ... worth following up on, I am hypothyroid and was put on synthroid (massive fatigue was about it for me and weight gain ... ) synthroid made me feel better and after 2 weeks I regressed...

  57. Multi-nodular goiter treatment? TSH 0. 27th July 2002
    ... first treatment (prescribing a thyroid med such as Synthroid or Levoxyl to "suppress" the hormone production in...
    ... has been explained to me that they will not give me synthroid immediately because my TSH is at 0. BTW, I have had ... blood draw. They will get my readings and introduce synthroid . This is the tricky part- introducing synthroid while...
    ... kill off the entire gland and I would start taking synthroid at some point. Dr Drane believes I will be relatively ... the nodule and get my thyroid working again without synthroid , I'll be very relieved. [This message has been...
    ... long-term symptoms haven't begun yet. And I'm not on synthroid .... yet. In 3 more weeks I have my first blood test...
    ... is "Working". I now start taking 112 micrograms of synthroid for 6 wks and then will have another blood test. ... I am curious to find out how I will feel taking synthroid but my endo "thinks" I will feel "Better" than I do...
    ... your needs as well. Like many other medications, Synthroid dosages are measured in micrograms instead of milligrams ... micrograms can also be described as 0.125 milligrams. Synthroid and other T4 meds typically take 4-6 weeks to be completely...
    ... doing well. Since 10/02 I have been on 112 mcg of synthroid and doing very well. In 1/03 my bloodwork was retested ... retaken and it is necessary to increase my dosage of synthroid now to 150 mcg. A family practice doctor is monitoring ... ve been one of the lucky ones. I'm an advocate of synthroid based on my own personal experience and I'm glad my...

  58. What should I do? 23rd April 2002
    ... uninformed docs will usually put you on synthetics like Synthroid or Levoxyl. I would strongly and experientially recommend...

  59. How long before feeling better? 5th April 2002
    ... my TSH shot up to 133 before they could start me on Synthroid again. It took about 2 months to start feeling "human ... " after my doc started me on a good dosage of Synthroid . It takes a few weeks for your body to adjust to...

  60. Let's post our stories here. I will start with mine: 29th December 2000
    ... well, well, even though I was put on a low dose of Synthroid , my TSH went down and I began to feel energy coursing...
    ... since my tsh levels were still low, i was switched to synthroid (higher dosage.) now, i'm feeling TONS better! granted...
    ... accident nearly killed her. As for me, I've been on synthroid 5 years with no change, despite normal tsh levels...
    ... Hypo I am currently on .3(2-125's mcg and 1-50mcg of synthroid . And my new endo has requested that I take prozac ... these symptoms could have been headed off by giving me synthroid and treatinhg me like a person not a thing. Now I...
    ... fatiqued). Yet, I continue to gain weight. I've been on Synthroid for over three years and the hair loss has only worsened...
    ... had no reflexes. My primary care dr. put raised my synthroid from .125 to .2. Then he killed himself. So, I was ... doc since mine killed himself. This one dropped my Synthroid to .175. Then he dropped it again to .150. This...
    ... From that time on (15 years ago) i've been on Synthroid . My doses have had to be increased a few times. I ... tests were coming back and agreed to change me from Synthroid to Thyroid (which today was my first day on the new...
    ... with the symptoms. At age 19, I was put on 0.1mg synthroid for PMS, and various meds plus a special diet for ... normal, so thyroid disease was never suggested. The synthroid and migraine meds continued until I was about 25. ... weaned myself from all the prescriptions including the synthroid . It never seemed to help the mood swings anyway. ... Endocrinologist is very old-school and insists on synthroid only, but he is extremely well-respected by all the...
    ... Dr and my TSH was 37! So since then I have been on synthroid , but it is ever changing and the way I can tellis...
    ... the next doctor. I read that you requested to try Synthroid , and you felt better. I know we are all different...
    ... years ago I stopped all medications except for the synthroid (now levoxyl), in order to take a good long look at...
    ... to boot! Well, after a year of trial and error my Synthroid dose was at a good level for me, although I had gained...
    ... hormone are not back. I have HASHI's. Doctor put me on synthroid 88mcg to put my thyroid "asleep" since it is struggling...
    ... cancer and I had surgery oct/00.I had to be off my synthroid for 6 weeks for radiation treatment.Those weeks were...
    ... hypothyroidism. Was prescribed standard dose of Synthroid . A lot of time passed before I realized the treatment ... that was wrong with my life. Nowadays, I just pop my Synthroid pill each morning along with a dose of Cytomel and...
    ... living in. Every day taht I wake up and take my pill ( Synthroid .15 mg) I think, "I am one step closer to gettin better...
    ... since the thyroidectomy (symptoms and reactions to Synthroid ). I take a lot of supplements now, and they seem ... ablation was 1/16/01. After the ablation, I started Synthroid at 125 mcg/day on 1/18/01. In March 2001, my levels ... 34 (0.70-1.50) [/code] My Endo increased my Synthroid dosage to 150 mcg on March 6, 2001. In May 2001 ... level, so my Endo subsequently increased me to 175 mcg Synthroid . (Typical treatment is to slowly increase the medication ... 2.28 (0.80-1.80) [/code] My Endo reduced my Synthroid back to the 150 mcg following this blood test. In ... thyroid tissue. I was getting used to the 150 mcg Synthroid dose. (Still achy, but emotionally more stable. ... for the scan. Following the scan, I started back on Synthroid 150 mcg and Maca (June 28, 2002). Body ache returned...
    ... diagnosed me with Hypothyroidism, so he prescribed Synthroid , and also Effexor to assist with the depression I ... work... Recently, I've returned to taking my .1 mg Synthroid , my 75 mg Effexor for the depression, am researching...
    ... and stated my thyroid test was high and put me on Synthroid which I just started at 50 mg's once a day. I started...
    ... my doctor for some reason switched prescription to synthroid and my hair started falling out again. i told him ... falling out. the same thing was happening to my mom on synthroid . she asked to switch to levothroid and her hair is...
    ... Range was 0-34 was normal. He right away put me on synthroid . He told me I would be taking this the rest of my...
    ... about when I exercised. Occurred before I was put on Synthroid in '81, and continued afterwards, even when my TSH...
    ... borderline hypo with a TSH of around 6.2. I was put on Synthroid and my TSH went down to a nice low number. But for ... all that time, my fT3 was never in an optimal range. Synthroid and/or ANY synthetic alone was not doing what my body...
    ... ArtfulD) I went through the RAI in June and was put on Synthroid I am still not on the right dose but we are getting...
    ... researching soy and its thyroid connection. I was put on Synthroid by my father's elderly and out-of-it doctor; the dosage...
    ... me on replacement hormone and I have been on .025 Synthroid for two weeks now. I feel a bit better. As of a week...
    ... and told me that I had "no thyroid" and called me in synthroid 150. When I started taking the synthroid my blood ... coma. I was taken off clonidine and paxil and put on synthroid 100 and cytomel 25 and norvasc. I had a low sodium ... do have new hair growing in though. Now I am on synthroid 125 and cytomel 12.5. I only had to take the norvasc...
    ... othyrodism. That was about fours years ago. I have been on Synthroid ever since but have had to have dosage changed a number...
    ... confirm that. Now I'm very curious to see if the Synthroid has any effect on my mental state - if I'll start...
    ... TSH test was 195.48 and I was started on 50mcg of Synthroid . Six weeks later I was tested again and I was at ... 48, & my Synthroid went up to 75mcg. Tested again & came in at 32, Synthroid...
    ... supposed to be .5 to 4.0, and mine was .7! I went on synthroid for 3 months, lost 15 pounds, but didn't like the...
    ... symptoms meant but she immdiately got me started on Synthroid . I very slowly started feeling better, it took a long...
    ... 14) and he included a prescription for 100 mcg of Synthroid . That's all the info I got, which is what led me...
    ... at about 7. I have hashimoto's and have been taking synthroid ever since. The doc had me on every dose imaginable...
    ... My TSH came back over 6 and she started me on .25 Synthroid . I was checked every three months and they kept upping...
    ... that's what I did. 10 days later, he started me on synthroid WITHOUT ANY BLOOD TESTS and sent me back to my GP ... few weeks the GP would order a TSH and increase my Synthroid . By this time I was having full scale panic attacks ... before. My pulse was up to 180. We backed down the synthroid and he put me on an anti-depressant for the panic ... the anti-depressant and with closer monitoring, the synthroid would work out fine. I remember he was amazed because ... graphing my test results in Excel to correlate with the synthroid dosage and he thought that was neat. (How can they ... His doctor died and the new one switched him to Synthroid and he started complaining of not having any energy...
    ... wasnt! I am now, 12 months later on 150 thryoxine ( synthroid ) I still dont feel any better. I am getting a second...
    ... well, well, even though I was put on a low dose of Synthroid , my TSH went down and I began to feel energy coursing ... and it had changed to 3.0. That is when she gave me synthroid , and halleluya! Now I am on Armour and still trying...
    ... pill everything went whacko. I am on .125 of synthroid . I am still real tired. I occassionally have bursts ... headaches. My head hurts alot more now with taking the synthroid than in the past. I am also dizzy alot! I...
    ... and I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism..Iwas put on synthroid * the lowest level* and I was to take a pill a day...
    ... healthy and NEVER on meds, now not only do I take Synthroid , but I also take Toprol (a beta blocker for high blood...
    ... Zilch. So they started this little 2 week old on Synthroid and within weeks I was healing and perking up. ... on Birth Control. I am student insurance and get my synthroid and BC through UC Clinic. Well I thought all was well ... , no one told me about BC affecting Synthroid , in fact one doc said I could take the pills at the...
    ... before I found out Iwas Hypo.My doctor put me on 150mcg Synthroid and I have been on it ever since.He said it was not ... a real big deal that the Synthroid would help.I am no longer cold and my energy is not ... another medication (as most Docs want you to be on Synthroid I have heard.She said she sometimes prescribes T3...
    ... week. My first endocrinologist started me out with Synthroid only and since I was young and rather uneducated about ... what was going on, I lived with my Synthroid -only dosage (between .150 and .250 throughout the ... some of the symptoms, he took some tests, lowered my Synthroid dose to .150 and had my start taking 5 mcg of Cytomel...
    ... well, well, even though I was put on a low dose of Synthroid , my TSH went down and I began to feel energy coursing...
    ... I was confirmed to be hypothyroid. I've been on Synthroid for seven years now (I'm 27) and the dosages have...
    ... cocktail" and stabilized with a daily dose of 188 mcg Synthroid . I was diagnosed as Type II diabetic in 1997 (take ... 0.15 (0.28-4.02) Doctor changed dosage to 150 mcg Synthroid daily. 5/14/2004 Calcium 10...
    ... My Dr. insists that I just need to keep taking my Synthroid . I see Synthroid posters and flyers all over the...
    ... says no way. Hashimoto's isn't painful. And with synthroid I shouldn't have any symptoms. I've read a lot all...
    ... I had a partial ********ctomy... and have been on Synthroid ever since. My dose has been increased and increased...
    ... The weight gain, UGH! The depressing news about Synthroid not helping me to lose the weight. That even with...
    ... tested in March this year and was at 38. I was put on synthroid starting at 50 mg and has been upped to 100 mg and...
    ... Tree Frog...How long did it take the low dosage of Synthroid to start working. Your story sounds like mine and ... my doctor started me on Synthroid 25mg last week. Wondering how long before I COULD...
    ... last child was born 16 years ago. I have been on Synthroid since then. I do have my levels checked, however ... ago, my husband and I went out of town. I take my Synthroid like clockwork every morning as soon as I get up. ... Well, I forgot my Synthroid and I figured a couple of days without it would be ... me that I probably should not have quit taking the Synthroid - but I was feeling great getting back into shape ... though I felt so much better for awhile. Would the Synthroid actually cause me to get puffy and swollen again? ... even temporarily. Is there such a thing as taking Synthroid every other day? Is there something else I could ... be taking along with the Synthroid to conteract the puffiness? You would think I would...
    ... diagnosed and given RAI when I was 25 and 49. Never took Synthroid afterward...don't remember why. Lately during routine ... said I am now hypothyroid. Wants to start me on synthroid tomorrow. I've been reading symptoms and just don...
    ... nervousness dry skin hoarsness I've been on and off synthroid every time I go on my levels shoot out the roof.....
    ... goiter. i do have problems with my weight though. im on synthroid but i dont really see the weight problem going away...
    ... things started going downhill. After taking synthroid for years and continuing to battle problems, I found...
    ... guess what, she had it. Her's was controlled with Synthroid . I have mine checked every month with the TSH and ... other. The drugstore said they had stopped producing Synthroid and I was put on Levothiroxin and have had trouble...
    ... your blood work. Sounds like you should be taking synthroid but let a doctor make that decision. Wishing you...
    ... wait to get worse before he could help me out with synthroid . Well I am getting worse and worse by the day. ...
    ... Yeast infections due to the same. I have been on Synthroid since the last surgery and the endocrinologist has...
    ... I am seeing a specialist for this and my dose of Synthroid is 125mcg/2 pills a day. It seems to be a very high...
    ... County, I used to live there. I take a high dose of synthroid 175 once a day but 125 twice a day. I'd get a second...
    ... million have this. I take rocaltrol for the calcium and synthroid for my thyroid. Also a word of advice, keep your eye...
    ... diagnosed 18 months ago with hypo by my gp who gave me synthroid .1 mg. my later test results were "fine" but i felt ... on for depression could be lessening the effects of synthroid ?...
    ... family doctor about losing my hair. She put me on Synthroid and then never mentioned it again. No regular tests ... blood tests. Well they found I needed to increase my Synthroid and never mentioned my hypothyroidism again. I had ... What tests should I make sure I get? All I know is Synthroid and the generic version does not work for me!!...
    ... concern then) and that I might no even need to take the synthroid . He was giving me a small does of the radioactive...
    ... as .5L, and my TSH came back at 189.31HP. I was on Synthroid at .50 micro's for the first week, and am now at 100...
    ... no energy, but no other symtons. They started me on synthroid I can not remeber the doseage, I went back 3 months ... I get a call they are uping my dosage to 100 mg of synthroid , I was like okay, I was on it a few weeks when all...
    ... thyroid tests showed borderline. He put me on 50mg. synthroid a couple months ago. I am due to go back and have...
    ... suspect was myxedema coma---a "doctor" cut my dose of synthroid from 175 to 100---and at my next "check-up", he drops ... telling him I was fine when I was on a higher dose synthroid . They keep me there for 6 hours---waiting for my...
    ... cold node. Not cancer, but extensive hashis. I took synthroid for a couple of years, but then stopped with no adverse...
    ... was diagnosed as Hypothyroid in 2002. I was put on Synthroid and was fine for a whole year. Then, I started getting...
    ... everything would be great. I went hypo and was put on Synthroid . After 3 years I became hyper thyroid again, even ... the nightmare of being sick. I was then put back on Synthroid and have had nothing but a horrible time adjusting...
    ... of Levothyroxine, which I think is the generic of Synthroid from what I've read. I have another blood test end...
    ... she ran a second test same results so i was put on synthroid 25mg for now and the truth is has been one moth and...
    ... many supplements (oral and intravenous), as well as synthroid , cortef, cytomel and testosterone (gel, patch, injections...
    ... removed, and went through radiation. I have been on Synthroid for almost 5 months. I take 300mg of it every day...
    ... 3 Weeks My Own Doc Ran More Labs And Changed Me To Synthroid Telling Me It Was The Same, Yahta Yahta Yahta. Well ... After 3 Days On Synthroid All My Symptoms Started Coming Back. My Next Visit...
    ... an overweight person (135). It took six weeks on synthroid at 175 mcg to where I could finally keep food down ... so much better. I'm taking levothyroxine, generic synthroid , 125 mcg. I was left with many serious side effects...
    ... know it was WAY out of line! So I was started on Synthroid at the lowest possible level. I think that was 12...
    ... the doctor started me on synthroyid. I have been on synthroid for over 2 years now and have not felt better at all...
    ... the doctor started me on synthroyid. I have been on synthroid for over 2 years now and have not felt better at all...
    ... had radio active iodine treatment and has been on synthroid ever since. Though a sad truth, she has no thyroid...
    ... So, from there they started me on lowest dose of synthroid and I worked my way up. My meds were changed I don ... I was totally in the dumper. Switched me back to Synthroid . Over the years, I they have tried to put me on antidepres...
    ... about 10 years ago. Then a new doctor changed it to synthroid and lowered the dose to 200mcg. I have been feeling...

  61. Information Archive 10th November 2000
    ... answer: whatever if takes. Some of those available are Synthroid , Thyrolar, Cytomel and natural meds like Armour. ... Wrong answer: Synthroid only. c. If I don't feel well when my labs are...
    ... and is also quick to be metabolized. Alternatively, Synthroid and other T4-only meds break down to T3, T2, T1, etc...
    ... betacarotene which is a more expensive process. #2. Synthroid has Acacia which is a gum bark from an Afircan tree...
    ... along with my thanks!) [list] [*]If you are taking Synthroid or any other T4-only med within 8 hours of a blood...

TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint board
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  1. I need advice on if i may have TMJ and where to go from here im lost Please 21st January 2006
    ... 300mg, klonopin 1 mg 2 times a day, ambien for sleep. Synthroid .05mg, remeron 30mg 2x day, tricor 140mg, and prevacid...

  2. TMJ makes me tired 29th November 2004
    ... and cried about anything until I started on 25mcg of Synthroid and I'm upto 137mcg, and it's helped tremendously...

  3. Is it TMJ / anxiety? or something else? 15th September 2004
    ... and I used to get a lot of headaches until I got on Synthroid . I've read through the Thyroid Disorder Message Board...

  4. Now I don't know what to do 8th September 2004
    ... diagnosed in 1990 Anxiety Depression Medications: Synthroid Clonopin Desyrel Ibuprofin for pain Therapy...

  5. tmj headache question 29th October 2003
    ... remained. Blood work showed I was hypothyroidal, been on synthroid for 10 months and energy is better but headache remains...
    ... remained. Blood work showed I was hypothyroidal, been on synthroid for 10 months and energy is better but headache remains...

  6. Hello TiffanyAnn 24th October 2003
    ... in endocrinology. I have hypothyroidism and take Synthroid daily. I heard through the grapevine that Dr. Porte...
    ... helped me so much. I also have thyroid problems. I take Synthroid too. I don't know if she is on any of those HMO or...

TTC (Trying to Conceive) board
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  1. Hypothryoid and TTC? 26th June 2008
    ... or difficulty losing weight. As long as I take my synthroid I feel much better....

  2. Thyroid? Synthroid? Help? 30th June 2007
    ... hypothyroidism. My thyroids are under active. I take Synthroid .50mg daily and have noticed a change it the way I...
    ... something associated with it. I am skeptical about Synthroid because I've read reports about weight gain and I...
    ... having trouble losing weight before I started the Synthroid but had no clue that my inability to lose weight had ... dieting but I have started to lose weight since starting Synthroid ....
    ... Hi Laf, I have been taking synthroid for years and it has made a huge difference in my ... thyroxin in your body causes your metabolism to be slow. Synthroid helps bring it up. When I started taking it, I noticed...
    ... Jen. No you're not being preachy at all! I'm glad Synthroid works for you. I think I am just wary of drugs in...

  3. 2ww - af due (not welcome!!!) 2nd week July 24th June 2007
    ... in the meantime, I will be taking 125 mg a day of Synthroid each day and of course Prenatal Vitamins to balance...

  4. 2ww..yeah!!! 20th March 2007
    ... at the level is should be at. Iam currently taking synthroid 0.050 mg. My Dr. said once I concieve my dosage would...

  5. Hypothyroidism? 7th March 2007
    ... moisturizes it seems. Now that I'm being medicated ( synthroid ) I'm not losing as much hair and my skin seems to...

  6. TSH and TCC 13th February 2007
    ... called to tell me I was hypothyroid and to start on Synthroid . I did START to feel a BIT better a few days later...

  7. I just found out I have severe HYPOthyroidism 8th December 2006
    ... results and that she's called in a prescription of synthroid for me. My question is...has or does anyone else...
    ... I was just put on Synthroid myself for hypothyroid. According to my specialist...

  8. Basal Body Temperature 23rd November 2005
    ... pregnant? Also prescription for thyroid switched to synthroid from generic. I know body temps can be affected by...

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