Just received my thiroyd

Just received thiroyd from <Admin deleted site>,...I am on ERfra 60 plus 30 and was on liothyronine 5mcgs per day i could not tolerate the 10 mcgs so staid on the 5 .I have only been on erfra about 4 months and like most others makes from levo to Armour then erfra i get nothing from my meds .On erfra i feel numb no feelings still walk at a snails pace but think the t3 took some of my pain away from the bottem back and hips..When i first took Armour i felt like a light had been switched on but its not been like this on erfra even my daughters have said i am not my usual self .I thought the LIO would have helped with my memory but infact its gone worse ..I take all the vits plus magnesium the only thing i dont know about is if my iron ferritin or folate is ok .,i dont have an endo app for a while .I hope you can understand what i am trying to write about and if anyone would kindly tell me what dosage of the new thiroyd to take

thanks and hugs sue xx

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  • Hi,

    What dose of levothyroxine were you taking before you switched over?

    You also said you took liothyronine 10mcg twice daily so I think you mean you took lio (T3) 20mcg a day but didn't feel any benefit and switched to Erfa?

    You are now taking Erfa only?

  • Hi shaws I was on 75 of levo then endo put me on armour some time ago, i tried to raise it but had palpations and with having AF when i was hyper i was worried it would start again,..The lio T3 was prescribed for me at 10 mcg per day split into to 2 doses of 5 each,I had to stop the dose in the afternoon because i was getting bad cramps again in my ankles like when i was hyper so clutter avised me to cut the afternoon one out

    Many thanks sue xx

  • O.K. thanks.

  • Sue1947, 1 grain Thiroyd-S is pretty much equivalent to 1 grain Erfa so take one and a half tablets.

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  • sorry about that clutter my head and whole body feels like its numb, just how i felt on levo .Many thanks for your reply ,going to try them in the morning ,do you think i should leave the liothyronine off for now

    Hugs sue xx

  • Sue, I don't know what your FT3 is, so I can't answer that. If you've been taking T3 with Erfa I don't see any reason to stop taking it because you are switching to Thyroid-S unless you feel overmedicated.

  • thanks for replying clutter ,i will just take 5 mcgs in a morning ,hoping and praying these will work

    hugs sue xx

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