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Asked by : roman0828 on Thu, 11 Aug 2011
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'm a healthy 46 yr old woman. average height and weight, non smoker, no biological childern. I am on no other meds excect Levothroxine 200mcgs. I have had hasimoto's disease ( hypo thyroid) for 20 years. Has been under control with meds levothyroxine. I have had it checked via blood test regularly. however last year my test was slightly abnormal (TSH 15.8 and Thyoxine (T4) 15.8, T3 28, free thyroxine index 4.4. This test was preformed on 01/01/2010. I continued to take levothroxine 200mcg ( which I have been taking for years and all proir blood test were normal). My blood test on 08/08/2011 showed TSH .130, thyroxine (T4) 14.2, T3 uptake 30, free thyroxine index 4.3. I have NO symptoms. I feel great. :) what are your recommendations. thanks


Answered by : simipaknikar on Thu, 18 Aug 2011

You probably do need a change in dosage. The level of thyroid hormone could vary with time; a slight adjustment in dose could solve the problem. You may not have any symptoms initially or they may be too minor for you to take notice. It is better you visit your doctor to adjust your levothyroxine dosage.


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