Thyroid and Synthroid

Posted by annedodrill44 @annedodrill44, Nov 24, 2018

After much testing for numerous possible ailments — all with “normal” results, I am wondering if anyone who is taking Synthroid as I am, is experiencing nausea and nervousness? I’ve been on this med for almost 20 years and it’s closely monitored. But I’m wondering if this med could be causing my discomfort?

@retiredteacher

@contentandwell I have blood profiles done by my PCP twice a year. I assume the TSH is part of that. She never goes over my results. I am just not a sickly person. I see my Endocrinologist twice a year, and he does a blood profile. One time my PCP lowered the dosage of Synthroid. She's never mentioned it since. She sent the results and all were "normal." My endo also reports via the Portal on my computer that all results were "normal." If there is a problem, the endo will report on my computer Health Portal. My PCP sends a printout. I don't know all the medical terms and jargon because I've rarely been sick. The big bang came with Diabetes. Unless one of the doctors says something, I assume my thyroid is "normal.
Carol

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@retiredteacher sounds right on track, as mine is also. In the words of my endo, it’s “spot on”.
I am not overly knowledgeable about medical jargon either. I do try to keep up with anything that effects me but even in that I’m not always as knowledgeable as I would like to be.
JK

@steeldove

@retiredteacher I've been on thyroid hormones most of my life: I'm now 80 years old, and recall clearly being on it in my 20s and possibly earlier. But years ago I changed from synthetic hormones (Synthroid, Levothyroxine, etc) to Nature-Throid, derived from natural desiccated porcine thyroid. The manufacturer, RLC Labs, has been producing all natural thyroid treatments since the 1930s. Most doctors don't know what I'm talking about, as they've been educated only about the synthetic products. They try to get me to go on the synthetic stuff, but I'm polite and firm in refusing. Do our research!

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Thanks for the suggestion @steeldove, but I have to do what my doctors say unless I have reason to question it. I am 74 years old and have been on Synthroid for over 30 years, and have had no problems. If things start to go off the grid, I would question, but both my PCP and Endocrinologist agree with the Synthroid so I'll stay with it until there is reason for change.
@retiredteacher

@annedodrill44

Yes JK, I’m tested 3 times per year for thyroid function. Falls the “normal” range. But I’m going to ask if I can bump down a bit on Synthroid regardless and get good results. See if that helps with the bouts of nervousness/nausea. If not, I’ll be more inclined to think I truly do have an anxiety disorder. Doctors are too willing to label women anxious and write us off. Mayo ran a battery of tests. I’d never doubt their diagnosis but I’m only there once a year for a physical. Maybe thyroid hormone can ebb and flow in between and cause symptoms or the Synthroid itself can?

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@annedodrill44 I hope your doctor will be able to decrease your dose or change it to a different one so you can feel better.
If the anxiety started shortly after you began taking synchroid it would seem like an awfully big coincidence.
JK

What is nature ? Does it produce the same as syndriod, I've been on going on 8 years now like to kn more about what ur on

@steeldove

@retiredteacher I've been on thyroid hormones most of my life: I'm now 80 years old, and recall clearly being on it in my 20s and possibly earlier. But years ago I changed from synthetic hormones (Synthroid, Levothyroxine, etc) to Nature-Throid, derived from natural desiccated porcine thyroid. The manufacturer, RLC Labs, has been producing all natural thyroid treatments since the 1930s. Most doctors don't know what I'm talking about, as they've been educated only about the synthetic products. They try to get me to go on the synthetic stuff, but I'm polite and firm in refusing. Do our research!

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Does it work the same

@karolyn

What is nature ? Does it produce the same as syndriod, I've been on going on 8 years now like to kn more about what ur on

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@karolyn Here's the full scoop aboutNature-Throid:

Nature-Throid You Improved
ALL-NATURAL THYROID TREATMENT

DISCOVER THE NATURE-THROID DIFFERENCE

Nature-Throid Medication
Nature-Throid was first released in the 1930s, making it one of the first available medications for hypothyroidism. Trusted for more than 80 years, Nature-Throid has never been voluntarily or FDA-recalled for inconsistent T4 or T3 hormones. Our affordable and hypoallergenic medication remains in high demand by doctors and patients alike.

The benefits of Nature-Throid include:

T4 & T3 replacement hormones derived from natural desiccated porcine thyroid
Naturally occurring thyroid cofactors T1, T2, calcitonin and iodine (in trace amounts)
Always gluten-free
Contains NO artificial colors or flavors
Contains NO soy, yeast, egg, fish or shellfish, corn, peanut, or rice
USING NATURE-THROID FOR MAXIMUM BENEFIT

Take Nature-Throid in the morning on an empty stomach 30-60 minutes prior to food or caffeine with an 8 oz glass of water unless otherwise instructed by your physician. If you’ve already eaten, this medication can be taken two hours after consumption with an 8 oz glass of water, after which you must wait 30-60 minutes before consuming food or caffeine.

Some medications and supplements may lower the effectiveness of Nature-Throid when taken together, so it is important to take Nature-Throid at least one hour before any other medication.

Calcium supplements, iron products, or antacids must be taken four hours apart. Some foods may cause your body to absorb less Nature-Throid, including walnuts, infant soy formula, cottonseed meal, and high-fiber foods. Talk to your doctor about adjusting your dose if you consume these foods. Always follow these guidelines unless otherwise instructed by your physician. Keep out of reach of pets and children.

AVAILABLE STRENGTHS

Nature-Throid is available in 13 strengths. These vary from ¼ grain (16.25 mg) to 5 grains (325 mg).

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Nature-Throid ¼ GrainNature-Throid ¼ Grain
¼ Grain (16.25 mg)
9.5 mcg T4, 2.25 mcg T3

Nature-Throid ½ GrainNature-Throid ½ Grain
½ Grain (32.5 mg)
19 mcg T4, 4.5 mcg T3

Nature-Throid ¾ GrainNature-Throid ¾ Grain
¾ Grain (48.75 mg)
28.5 mcg T4, 6.75 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 1 GrainNature-Throid 1 Grain
1 Grain (65 mg)
38 mcg T4, 9 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 1 ¼ GrainNature-Throid 1 ¼ Grain
1 ¼ Grain (81.25 mg)
47.5 mcg T4, 11.25 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 1 ½ GrainNature-Throid 1 ½ Grain
1 ½ Grain (97.5 mg)
57 mcg T4, 13.5 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 1 ¾ GrainNature-Throid 1 ¾ Grain
1 ¾ Grain (113.75 mg)
66.5 mcg T4, 15.75 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 2 GrainNature-Throid 2 Grain
2 Grain (130 mg)
76 mcg T4, 18 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 2 ¼ GrainNature-Throid 2 ¼ Grain
2 ¼ Grain (146.25 mg)
85.5 mcg T4, 20.25 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 2 ½ GrainNature-Throid 2 ½ Grain
2 ½ Grain (162.5 mg)
95 mcg T4, 22.5 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 3 GrainNature-Throid 3 Grain
3 Grain (195 mg)
114 mcg T4, 27 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 4 GrainNature-Throid 4 Grain
4 Grain (260 mg)
152 mcg T4, 36 mcg T3 Temporarily unavailable

Nature-Throid 5 GrainNature-Throid 5 Grain
5 Grain (325 mg)
190 mcg T4, 45 mcg T3 Temporarily unavailable

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USES & SAFETY INFORMATION
Precautions
As with any prescription medication, talk to your doctor about any existing medical conditions, and let your doctor know immediately if you experience any side effects.
Tell your doctor if
You have any food or medicine allergies.
You’re pregnant, trying to conceive, or breastfeeding.
You are taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medications, or if you start or stop any medications while on WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid®.
You suffer from any medical conditions other than hypothyroidism, particularly heart disease, clotting disorders, or adrenal or pituitary gland problems.
You have diabetes. Monitor your blood and/or urinary glucose levels as directed by your doctor and immediately report any changes.
You’re taking anticoagulants (blood thinners).
Let your dentist know you are taking WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid® before any surgery.
You experience any of the following symptoms: rapid or irregular heartbeat, chest pain, shortness of breath, leg cramps, headache, nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, tremors, change in appetite, weight gain or loss, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive sweating, heat intolerance, fever, changes in menstrual periods, hives, skin rash or any other unusual medical event.
Warnings: Don’t Take For
Do not take WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid® either alone or in combination with other medicines, for the treatment of obesity or weight loss. In patients with normal thyroid levels, doses of WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid® within the typical range used for hormone replacement are not effective for weight loss. Larger doses may result in serious or even life-threatening effects, especially when used in combination with certain other drugs used to reduce appetite.
Do not take WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid® for male or female infertility unless it is associated with hypothyroidism.
Do not take WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid® if you have hyperthyroidism or are allergic to any of its ingredients.
Use WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid® exactly as prescribed. Unless otherwise directed by your doctor, do not stop taking either medication or alter how often it’s taken. Many factors can contribute to the length of time symptoms are alleviated, though generally people feel an improvement within a few weeks. For some, though, improvement in symptoms may take up to three months. Your doctor will determine which dose is right for you. If any life changes or new symptoms occur, consult your doctor to adjust your dose. Continue to see your doctor until your dosage levels prove stable based on your lab work, then continue to see your doctor at their request. Thyroid replacement therapy is usually taken for life.
© COPYRIGHT 2014 – 2017 RLC LABS

WP Thyroid and Nature-Throid are medications and only available through a doctor prescription. Pills are not shown at actual size.

Health-Related Content Disclaimer: Any information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Health-related topics found on this website should not be used for diagnosing purposes or be substituted for medical advice. As with any new or ongoing treatment, always consult your professional healthcare provider before beginning any new treatment. If you have any concerns about your health, please contact your healthcare provider. RLC Labs assumes no responsibility or liability for any consequence resulting directly or indirectly for any action or inaction you take based on or made in reliance on the information, services, or material on or linked to this website.

WP Thyroid and Nature-Throid Tablets ARE PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit http://www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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USE

WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid® are thyroid replacement medications, containing standardized (T4) and (T3) hormones, used to treat hypothyroidism naturally; except in cases of temporary hypothyroidism, which is usually associated with an inflammation of the thyroid gland (thyroiditis). Thyroid replacement medication needs to be taken as prescribed by your physician and is typically taken for life.
SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS

Do not take WP Thyroid® or Nature-Throid® either alone or in combination with other medicines for the treatment of obesity or weight loss. In patients with normal thyroid levels, doses of WP Thyroid® or Nature-Throid® within the typical range used for hormone replacement are not effective for weight loss. Larger doses may result in serious or even life-threatening effects, especially when used in combination with certain other drugs used to reduce appetite. Too much thyroid hormone may result in a hyperthyroid state.

© Nature Throid
Source: http://www.naturethroid.com/
© Protected by WebToMed

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@steeldove

@karolyn Here's the full scoop aboutNature-Throid:

Nature-Throid You Improved
ALL-NATURAL THYROID TREATMENT

DISCOVER THE NATURE-THROID DIFFERENCE

Nature-Throid Medication
Nature-Throid was first released in the 1930s, making it one of the first available medications for hypothyroidism. Trusted for more than 80 years, Nature-Throid has never been voluntarily or FDA-recalled for inconsistent T4 or T3 hormones. Our affordable and hypoallergenic medication remains in high demand by doctors and patients alike.

The benefits of Nature-Throid include:

T4 & T3 replacement hormones derived from natural desiccated porcine thyroid
Naturally occurring thyroid cofactors T1, T2, calcitonin and iodine (in trace amounts)
Always gluten-free
Contains NO artificial colors or flavors
Contains NO soy, yeast, egg, fish or shellfish, corn, peanut, or rice
USING NATURE-THROID FOR MAXIMUM BENEFIT

Take Nature-Throid in the morning on an empty stomach 30-60 minutes prior to food or caffeine with an 8 oz glass of water unless otherwise instructed by your physician. If you’ve already eaten, this medication can be taken two hours after consumption with an 8 oz glass of water, after which you must wait 30-60 minutes before consuming food or caffeine.

Some medications and supplements may lower the effectiveness of Nature-Throid when taken together, so it is important to take Nature-Throid at least one hour before any other medication.

Calcium supplements, iron products, or antacids must be taken four hours apart. Some foods may cause your body to absorb less Nature-Throid, including walnuts, infant soy formula, cottonseed meal, and high-fiber foods. Talk to your doctor about adjusting your dose if you consume these foods. Always follow these guidelines unless otherwise instructed by your physician. Keep out of reach of pets and children.

AVAILABLE STRENGTHS

Nature-Throid is available in 13 strengths. These vary from ¼ grain (16.25 mg) to 5 grains (325 mg).

Roll over the images below to zoom.

Nature-Throid ¼ GrainNature-Throid ¼ Grain
¼ Grain (16.25 mg)
9.5 mcg T4, 2.25 mcg T3

Nature-Throid ½ GrainNature-Throid ½ Grain
½ Grain (32.5 mg)
19 mcg T4, 4.5 mcg T3

Nature-Throid ¾ GrainNature-Throid ¾ Grain
¾ Grain (48.75 mg)
28.5 mcg T4, 6.75 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 1 GrainNature-Throid 1 Grain
1 Grain (65 mg)
38 mcg T4, 9 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 1 ¼ GrainNature-Throid 1 ¼ Grain
1 ¼ Grain (81.25 mg)
47.5 mcg T4, 11.25 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 1 ½ GrainNature-Throid 1 ½ Grain
1 ½ Grain (97.5 mg)
57 mcg T4, 13.5 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 1 ¾ GrainNature-Throid 1 ¾ Grain
1 ¾ Grain (113.75 mg)
66.5 mcg T4, 15.75 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 2 GrainNature-Throid 2 Grain
2 Grain (130 mg)
76 mcg T4, 18 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 2 ¼ GrainNature-Throid 2 ¼ Grain
2 ¼ Grain (146.25 mg)
85.5 mcg T4, 20.25 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 2 ½ GrainNature-Throid 2 ½ Grain
2 ½ Grain (162.5 mg)
95 mcg T4, 22.5 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 3 GrainNature-Throid 3 Grain
3 Grain (195 mg)
114 mcg T4, 27 mcg T3

Nature-Throid 4 GrainNature-Throid 4 Grain
4 Grain (260 mg)
152 mcg T4, 36 mcg T3 Temporarily unavailable

Nature-Throid 5 GrainNature-Throid 5 Grain
5 Grain (325 mg)
190 mcg T4, 45 mcg T3 Temporarily unavailable

ingredients
prescribe
doc
pharm
USES & SAFETY INFORMATION
Precautions
As with any prescription medication, talk to your doctor about any existing medical conditions, and let your doctor know immediately if you experience any side effects.
Tell your doctor if
You have any food or medicine allergies.
You’re pregnant, trying to conceive, or breastfeeding.
You are taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medications, or if you start or stop any medications while on WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid®.
You suffer from any medical conditions other than hypothyroidism, particularly heart disease, clotting disorders, or adrenal or pituitary gland problems.
You have diabetes. Monitor your blood and/or urinary glucose levels as directed by your doctor and immediately report any changes.
You’re taking anticoagulants (blood thinners).
Let your dentist know you are taking WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid® before any surgery.
You experience any of the following symptoms: rapid or irregular heartbeat, chest pain, shortness of breath, leg cramps, headache, nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, tremors, change in appetite, weight gain or loss, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive sweating, heat intolerance, fever, changes in menstrual periods, hives, skin rash or any other unusual medical event.
Warnings: Don’t Take For
Do not take WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid® either alone or in combination with other medicines, for the treatment of obesity or weight loss. In patients with normal thyroid levels, doses of WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid® within the typical range used for hormone replacement are not effective for weight loss. Larger doses may result in serious or even life-threatening effects, especially when used in combination with certain other drugs used to reduce appetite.
Do not take WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid® for male or female infertility unless it is associated with hypothyroidism.
Do not take WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid® if you have hyperthyroidism or are allergic to any of its ingredients.
Use WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid® exactly as prescribed. Unless otherwise directed by your doctor, do not stop taking either medication or alter how often it’s taken. Many factors can contribute to the length of time symptoms are alleviated, though generally people feel an improvement within a few weeks. For some, though, improvement in symptoms may take up to three months. Your doctor will determine which dose is right for you. If any life changes or new symptoms occur, consult your doctor to adjust your dose. Continue to see your doctor until your dosage levels prove stable based on your lab work, then continue to see your doctor at their request. Thyroid replacement therapy is usually taken for life.
© COPYRIGHT 2014 – 2017 RLC LABS

WP Thyroid and Nature-Throid are medications and only available through a doctor prescription. Pills are not shown at actual size.

Health-Related Content Disclaimer: Any information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Health-related topics found on this website should not be used for diagnosing purposes or be substituted for medical advice. As with any new or ongoing treatment, always consult your professional healthcare provider before beginning any new treatment. If you have any concerns about your health, please contact your healthcare provider. RLC Labs assumes no responsibility or liability for any consequence resulting directly or indirectly for any action or inaction you take based on or made in reliance on the information, services, or material on or linked to this website.

WP Thyroid and Nature-Throid Tablets ARE PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit http://www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

WebToMedMedical Website Design and Medical Internet Marketing by
WebToMed
USE

WP Thyroid® and Nature-Throid® are thyroid replacement medications, containing standardized (T4) and (T3) hormones, used to treat hypothyroidism naturally; except in cases of temporary hypothyroidism, which is usually associated with an inflammation of the thyroid gland (thyroiditis). Thyroid replacement medication needs to be taken as prescribed by your physician and is typically taken for life.
SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS

Do not take WP Thyroid® or Nature-Throid® either alone or in combination with other medicines for the treatment of obesity or weight loss. In patients with normal thyroid levels, doses of WP Thyroid® or Nature-Throid® within the typical range used for hormone replacement are not effective for weight loss. Larger doses may result in serious or even life-threatening effects, especially when used in combination with certain other drugs used to reduce appetite. Too much thyroid hormone may result in a hyperthyroid state.

© Nature Throid
Source: http://www.naturethroid.com/
© Protected by WebToMed

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Thank you so much

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