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How Can Tsh Levels Be Reduced
On75mcg synthroid (thyroxine).Y TSH levels of 4.57 (fT41.2) after a 3-4 wk chemical pregnancy hv reduced to 0.25 wit free T4 1.8.Did test 8 days after miscarryin?
Hypothyroid.: If I read your statement correctly, and I'm not sure I do, you are still hypothyroid and need to stay on the higher dose. Your numbers are somewhat confusing, but with your TSH still elevated at 4.57 on 75 mcg of Synthyroid you are not corrected and should not go down despite whatever the free T4 level is. In fact if you were my patient I would have increased your dose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hypothyroid-TSH level 4.67.On 75mcg synthroid, (thyroxine)TSH reduced to 0.03 and fT4 is 2.3.Doc advised to continue 75mcg but skip 2 days per week.Will it work?
Give it a try: It is likely that it will work. Do keep your appointments with your doctor and get follow up tests as advised. ...Read more
On 25mcg synthroid, (thyroxine)TSH reduced frm 4.67 to 2.61 in18 days.So decided 2 try to conceive.Levels 12 days later-TSH 4.57; Free T4 1.2; T3 103.Whts d prob?
Thyroid replacement: 25 mcg is a very low dose. It appears that such a low dose did not really affect your TSH. 4.67 to 2.61 could be just random lab variation. Your baseline TSH of 4.67 is very close to normal. If the goal is to lower TSH, you may need a higher dose, but talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Depends: Are you on thyroid replacement currently? Tsh can fluctuate if you are on the wrong kind of thyroid replacement, or you are not taking it regularly, or lab misinterpretation...Work closely with your doc or see a thyroid specialist if this continues to be a problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on lab, but: Depends alot on the lab you use: most run roughly from 0.3 to about 5.0. But - this is important - most endocrinologists now consider anything above (roughly) 2.0-2.5 to be elevated, meaning an under-active thyroid. See your doctor for more specifics. ...Read more
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