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Abingdon, VA
A 37-year-old female asked:

I've been put on 50mcg of synthroid (thyroxine) for hashimoto thyroiditis. how long before i see any results ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Recheck: It is customary to recheck your thyroid levels within 2 to 4 weeks of starting treatment to guide you. Starting with a low dose and working upwards is the proper treatment but symptoms may not improve until you reach therapeutic doses which often are higher than 50mcg.
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