... My TSH was 6.5 and FT4 was 1.17. Doc started me on levothyroxine .05mg. Had no symptoms of hypothyroidism. ... (1 replies)
... I've already been on levothyroxine . ... (13 replies)
... I decided option 3 was the way to go. I started taking Levothyroxine .05mg. ... (2 replies)
... he started me on levothyroxine .05mg. he said we would check my levels every 6 weeks until we got my tsh level normal. he said it would probably take some time. ... (6 replies)
... I have been taking (generic name) levothyroxine .05mg for hypothyroidism. At the phamrmacy the drug was called Levoxyl. I just switched pharmacies and now it is called Levothroid. Does this mean I am getting the same thing but from another company so a different name? Will they both be exactly the same in my system? It seems like I have been very emotional the last few... (3 replies)
... Hi everyone, this is my first post and I would like to hear others opinions on my problem. I have been taking .05mg of levothyroxine for about 20-25 years. I am over menopause and feel very tired and achy all the time I have problems sleeping and am somewhat overweight. I have no energy, psoriasis on my hands and feet can't remember things even words I want to say. I just got... (4 replies)
... Hello, I am 19 years old and I was diagnosed with Hoshimotos Thyroiditis about 2 and a half years ago. I started medication about two years ago. I am
taking 0.05mg of Levothyroxine. I've noticed that my anxiety has gotten worse and worse over the past couple years. I have panic attacks and they leave me feeling depressed afterwards. This has gotten even worse over the past... (1 replies)
... does levothyroxine make you sleepy? ... (3 replies)
... thyroid is at a normal level and that i should be feeling great but thats were the problem comes in i feel horriable. My tsh level is at 1.76 i take a 0.088mg of levothyroxine one day and a 0.1mg of levothyroxine the next. ... (23 replies)
... FT4 1.80
That is the only test my doctor did the last visit. I had RAI for hot nodules 1 and 1/2 years ago. I have an appt. with my endo friday and I want to be prepared.
taking : Levothyroxine 0.05mg 1 a day
What I am asking is if the TSH level is to high, does it need to be lower? (3 replies)
... Thanks for the help. All I know is I've felt terrible for a year, keep going to the doctor, and he kept giving me nothing. Saying things like "oh yeah, thats going around, here's an antibiotic." So I went in there and said I KNOW SOMETHING IS WRONG. And made him test. The blood work paper he gave me (I have it in front of me) says they only tested for TSH (3rd generation). And... (6 replies)
... Hello everyone~
Well I went for my routine blood work last week and just got results today and they are not good. :confused:
Just a little repeat of my history.
DX'd with Graves
Tried anti-thyroid meds. Didn't work. Bad reaction to them.
RAI in Feb
Hypo in April (22 replies)
... Hi Its The Newbie Again. Thanks To You All For Your Info On My Last Post. As I Stated I Have Only Recently Been Diagnosed Hypothyroid And Have Been On .05mg Levothyroxine For A Bit Over Three Weeks And My Main Symptoms Were Muscle Aches/weakness, Nausea, Fatigue, Brain Fog And Insomnia. There Was Some Improvement, Then The Nausea And Muscle Weakness Got A Bit Worse. Now I... (18 replies)
... I Have Been On .05mg Levothyroxine For Three Weeks. I Had Noticed Some Improvement In Most Of The Symptoms And The Nausea Part Was Gone. ... (5 replies)
... Well today is my 5th day into replacement therapy (yea I know it is still really early) but could I be feeling side effects already?? My anxiety issues have come back??? :( And THAT bugs me the most. I am on 0.05mg of Levothyroxine. Should I just work my way thru these symptoms or call dr? There are other things going on still as well. Headaches and today had to go to... (11 replies)
... I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism about a year ago, after complaining for years about being excessively tired. For the past nine months or so I've been taking Levothyroxine 0.05mg and well... I don't know if I'm feeling any better or not. My past few blood tests have been coming back consistently normal, but I'm still exhausted. ... (8 replies)
... I am a 53 year old who had my thyroid out last year - I take Levothyroxine (3 a day 0.05mg) - I went to my doc for a check up last week and the first thing he said to me was 'you are not taking your meds' Yes I am - I was on 2 1/2 pills a day until last week - he upped them to 3 a day. I have no idea what the test results ment but something that is supose to be around a "3"... (6 replies)
... Hi alll, new to this board. So glad I found you. I have some confusion :) Haven't heard that before - eh?
Here are the test results:
Entitled Thyroid Panel
T-3, Uptake 24.6 L (25.0-35.0)
T-4, Total 8.7 (4.5-12.0x)
Free Thyroxine Index 2.14 (1.12-4.20)
TSH 3.41 (0.40-5.5) (4 replies)
... Hi everyone!
My Dr. diagnosed me with hypothyroidism a few weeks ago and I just started my first dosage of meds. She said she has to put me on a low dosage to start because you need to be careful not to overdose.
She has started me on 0.05mg of Levothyroxine.. It's been about 3 weeks and I haven't noticed a thing! I still feel run-down.. I sleep 14 hours a day.. I'm... (13 replies)
... I am four weeks into my meds (0.05mg Levothyroxine) and I am feeling very depressed. A bit jittery/panicky almost. I just want to cry. (I have also been on 150m of Effexor XR for 2 years.) I am really tired of the pain in my muscles all the time. My symptoms are quite extreme. It is so hard because I am a competitive rider and even that hurts to do so I am even having a hard... (5 replies)