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Synthroid and cytomel dosage

Premium Questions

Dr.  Shoaib Khan MD

I have just begun generic cytomel but my doctor was not clear on when to take it. Is cytomel okay to take with food? and is it best to split the dose? I am also on synthroid and I take that several... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shoaib Khan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh MD

I take synthroid but do best when on Cytomel as well . I have not thyroid due to surgery and radiation . How can I explain that to my new md who doesnt get it. XXXX ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shivaprasad C MD

How long does it take Cytomel to work and is dosage too low? =================== In December, I was started on .25 of generic Synthroid because I had several hypo symptoms - 30lb weight gain despite... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shivaprasad C ( Endocrinologist)
Dr.     Rovena Murati MD

My endo. recently added 5mg of cytomel to my usual 112mg of synthroid because I was so tired ... increase the dosage of Cytomel? I weigh 145 lbs. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rovena Murati ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Rovena Murati MD

Hi, I am on 75mg of synthroid and still experiencing alot of symptoms. can I add cytemel to the synthroid. and would that help. tsh-4.20,t4free 1.2,t4 total 7.5 t3 free 2.6, ck total 41. Thankyou, XXXXXXX ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rovena Murati ( General & Family Physician)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Thashli Thankachen MD

I am hypothyroid . I take synthroid and cytomel . I am still exhausted all the time. My blood test are a little high but not enough to change dosage. I am constantly constipated and my stomach is... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Thashli Thankachen ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Akhilesh Dubey MD

synthroid 175 mcg and cytomel 5 mcg. im not on birth control . last week (sunday, so exactly one week ago) i ... b twice in a week will anything bad happen? i know plan b is an enormous dosage of... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhilesh Dubey ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

I have recently started taking cytomel as a supplement with my synthroid for my hypothyroidism. Is this medication like synthroid in that I have to take it one hour before or two hours after eating? I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Prabhakar Laxman Jathar MD

I had total thyroidectomy in 2015, and I am taking 175 mcg of Synthroid and 5 mcg of Cytomel. I recently started taking an extra 75 mcg at night to feel better. Are there any serious health complications ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prabhakar Laxman Jathar ( Diabetologist)
Dr.   Tushar Kanti Biswas MD

Hi. I ve been on a Synthroid(175)/Cytomel(5) combo for the past 8 years and am now switching ... dosage? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Tushar Kanti Biswas ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Diptanshu Das MD

Difficult to comment. Please consult your doctor directly

Dr.  Praveen Tayal MD

Hello. Thanks for writing to us. Yes. You can start with the supplement but you will have to get your thyroid hormone levels checked after every 4 weeks to see the change. I hope this information has been both...

Dr. Dadapeer K MD

Hello Gaining of weight with hypothyroidism indicate probable inadequate treatment. Hence you need yo consult your doctor for evaluation of thyroid status and treatment accordingly. Hope the information is helpful to...