Skip to content
Hypo- for 2years, on 200 micro units of Levothyroxine
avatar
HimynameisSam posted:
Started with a TSH of 12.31, got it down to about 4.3 over 2 years. Started with 100 micro units and worked it up every 3 months. Last week my TSH came back at 12.80. I feel great compared to before the medication. I have not noticed any change in my body. I take a multivitamin and a vitamin c every day at the same time as the Levo but I have been the whole time. I took Chantix ( smoke free medication ) for one month. What could of caused the spike in my TSH? My doc brushed it off and said not to take my vitamins at the same time. Any idea's ?
Reply
 
avatar
DOGDANCING_TCOS responded:
take nothing with your thyroid med but water. You decrease the absortion of it when you take other meds with it.

Are you on brand name or generic? if your taking generic that could cause the spike.
 
avatar
kiznkitten responded:
Sounds like Hashimoto's. Go here and look up Hashimoto's:
http://www.stopthethyroidmadness.com/
Thyroid Blood tests are NOT accurate for diagnosing Thyroid problems! Your symptoms are the key!


Spotlight: Member Stories

Diagnosed with HypoThyroid 13 years ago.. and then again recently Currently on 50mcg of Synthroid and attempting to lose weight and feel NORMAL agai...More

Helpful Tips

everyone with a thyroid problem should try them!
many do not believe in the supplements but I know do.I was diagnosed 2 years ago and for 1 whole year I felt horrible, extream fatigue, ... More
Was this Helpful?
2 of 2 found this helpful

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.