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Synthroid 80 Mcg
I have gillbert's disease & get jaundice frequently. I'm on propranolol 80 mg er, Synthroid 50 mcg, vitamin D3 400i.U, beano & colace. Is this ok?
My son was given a full dose of synthroid-125 mcg today because of miscommunication. His normal dose is 62.5 mcg a day. Should he be seen?
Fnp wants to raise my Synthroid from 50 mcg to 75. I don't understand the mechanics behind this medicine. Can you explain?
TSH: Hi. Your FNP probably tested your TSH and found it to be high on your current dose of 50 mcg/day. TSH is the pituitary hormone that reflects thyroid status (assuming normal pituitary function); if TSH is hi, your pituitary is trying to push your thyroid to make more thyroid hormone, but your thyroid is damaged and can't. Therefore, you give more Synthroid until the TSH is down in the normal range ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›