Synthroid T4 is an oral drug containing Levothyroxine Sodium which is a synthetic version of one of the two hormones made by the thyroid gland – triiodothyronine. It is one the most potent form of thyroid hormone and it acts on the body to increase the basal metabolic rate and effect protein synthesis. Since many bodybuilders now use growth hormone during contest dieting, the use of Synthroid T4 became crucial for athletes to maintain their good shape and it is nowadays one of the most popular fat burning medications. This compound has shown great efficiency during the pre-contest dieting phase for those involved in competitive bodybuilding.
Synthroid T4 should be taken on an empty stomach, 30 minutes before the food intake. Morning administration is preferred and tolerance is required since it may take several weeks to gain a clear response. The usual cycle of Synthroid T4 should not last longer than 5-6 weeks and the average dosage is about 25 mcgs per day with an increase by about one tab or 25 mcgs per day every 5-6 days. The drug can be used in combination during anabolic steroids cycle, when bodybuilders are on special diet.
The main side effects of Synthroid are: nervousness, irritability, insomnia, excessive sweating, fever, headaches, upset stomach, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps, changes in menstrual cycle in women, sensitivity to heat and psychological disturbances.