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I've been on levothyroxine for three weeks and almost feel like my symptoms are worse. Both my t4 and my t3 (liothyronine) are low, the most bothersome symptoms ach?

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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: Dosage adjustment

Usually, most cases of hypothyroidism are treated with increasing doses of l-thyroxin until all levels of T3 (liothyronine).
T4 and TSH are normalized. This is determined by routine blood testing including checking for anti- thyroid antibodies to rule out autoimmune ( Hashimoto's) thyroiditis.

In brief: Dosage adjustment

Usually, most cases of hypothyroidism are treated with increasing doses of l-thyroxin until all levels of T3 (liothyronine).
T4 and TSH are normalized. This is determined by routine blood testing including checking for anti- thyroid antibodies to rule out autoimmune ( Hashimoto's) thyroiditis.
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