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Hi my TSH is 16 in spite of taking 100mcu of thyroxine. What is the best dosage. T3 (liothyronine) n T4 r normal?

Hi my TSH is 16 in spite of taking 100mcu of thyroxine.  What is the best dosage. T3 (liothyronine) n T4 r normal?

Hypothyroidism: If free T4 is normal and you have no clinical signs or symptoms and TSH is elevated, you should be okay. Your doctor will make that determination. ...Read more

Dr. Jesse Krakauer
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What are some reasons why thyroid blood levels tsh, t3, (liothyronine) T4 can fluctuate within a short amt of time (every 6 wks) resulting in a dosage change?

What are some reasons why thyroid blood levels tsh, t3, (liothyronine) T4 can fluctuate within a short amt of time (every 6 wks) resulting in a dosage change?

Need dose adjustment: Thyroid gland reacts daily stress and strain of daily life , once your doctor fine tunes and adjusts right dose and medications , to your body's need , you will be ok . Follow your doctor's advise. ...Read more

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My T3 (liothyronine) : 78 ; T4 :6.9 & TSH 9.24. My daily dosage is one tablet of 25mcg thyroxine. Do i need to increase or decrease my dosage?

My T3 (liothyronine) : 78 ; T4 :6.9 & TSH 9.24. My daily dosage is one tablet of 25mcg thyroxine. Do i need to increase or decrease my dosage?

Hypothyroid: Your thyroid level is way too low. Please follow the instructions given you by your physician. No physician would be prescribing you this dose given your lab results. ...Read more

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My TSH Level is high 9.5 but T3 (liothyronine) & T4 levels are within normal range.. I am taking thyroxine 50 mcg. Do u recommend change imn dosage?

My TSH Level is high 9.5 but T3 (liothyronine) & T4 levels are within normal range.. I am taking thyroxine 50 mcg. Do u recommend change imn dosage?

Hypothyroidism: once you are on Levothyroxine , there is no point in checking your T3 (liothyronine) or T4 levels. You should see your doctor and probably you need to take a higher dose keeping with your TSH levels. Your TSH needs to be checked 2-4 weeks after dose adjustment. Please do not increase it on your own and talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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High T4 and low T3 (liothyronine) after complete thyroidectomy. Currently take 200mcg of levethyroxine. Should i increase or cut my dose?

Depends: Levothyroxine is t4. T4 is converted to t3 (liothyronine), (liothyronine) the active thyroid hormone. Some patients have trouble converting T4 to t3 (liothyronine) and need t3 (liothyronine) replacement inaddition to T4 replacement. You should talk to your doctor about your levels. Depending on the reason for your thyroidectomy, like thyroid cancer, you may want to have higher T4 levels to suppress your tsh. ...Read more

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I 'm hypothyroid but i take my dose of eltroxin but my T3 (liothyronine) levels are low ..Can this be what causing miscarriages ?

I 'm hypothyroid but i take my dose of eltroxin but my T3 (liothyronine) levels are low ..Can this be what causing miscarriages ?

Yes.: Thyroidopathies are a common cause of miscarriages and infertility/amenorrhea. Please consult a perinatologist (mfm) preconceptionally to get your thyroid function under control asap. Some autoimmune anti-thyroid antibodies may also have pathogenic role. ...Read more

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