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Synthorid and Cytomel

ause of my symptoms my doctor has added cytomel to my medicine regiment. I was taking 115 mcg synthroid, now I’m takinf 100 and 10 mcg of cytomel. My question is the following. Should I take the meds together? Or should I space them out?  Thank you
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As gimel said, everyone is different and must take it in the manner that works best for them.  When I was on 10 mcg T3, it did work best for me to take 5 mcg in the morning with my T4 med and 5 mcg around noon or shortly after.  That seemed to help prevent my mid-afternoon crash.  
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Thank you for being there in answering my question.  I am so grateful I found this group.  
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There is no single correct answer to that question.   A lot of people would take the 115 mcg of Synthroid along with the 10 mcg of T3 at one time in the morning.  Others would split the T3 and take half in the morning and half in the early afternoon.  Some people even find that it works for them to take all their thyroid med at night before bed.    So my opinion is to always take it the way that seems to work best for you.   With the relatively small dose of T3 I really don't see the need to split the dose at present; however,  as your T3 dosage is increased as needed to relieve hypo symptoms, you might find that you do better with splitting the dose.  
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Thank you again for all of your help and input.  It is so refreshing to be able to contact people dealing with the same problems.  Dealing with this disease can be frustrating at times because people in general do not understand our symptoms.
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