A member asked:

4 months post total thyroidectomy gained 10lbs and have low bp and pulse. tsh has been normal till now. it's 8.9 switching to brand name synthroid (thyroxine).?

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Dr. Teresa Menendez Hood answered

Specializes in Cardiology

Tsh should be below 5. Make sure you are followed by an endocrine doc and i would change to a brand name med.

Answered Oct 4, 2016

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