A 25-year-old female asked:
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now i increased my dosage to 200mg of thyroxine. will it be sufficient to improve my level orelse am i required to do something else.

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Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Thyroid: It depends. You need to wait a bit and then have your levels rechecked. Your doctor will adjust the dose accordingly. If your TSH is still high at that point, then you might need a referral to an endocrinologist. Ive seen people react differently to generic levothyroxine vs synthroid more than any other med so that might be something they'll consider.
Answered on Apr 11, 2018
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