Doc asked me to raise t3 from 10mcg to 15 and then to 20. My last tests were good (apologies, I don't have the results to hand) - v low tsh, good t4 and t3 but still symptomatic, so I was prescribed a low dose of t3 in addition to my t4. (My doc is pretty good on thyroid matters.) Within days of raising the dose to 15 I was suddenly v swollen - legs, feet, arms, face, etc - and so tired I couldn't stay awake. (It was hot, but no hotter than it had been the previous week when I was fine.) Can these be symptoms of being overtreated? I have none of the 'usual' hyper symptoms.
It is v unlikely that I am hypo at this stage (current dose of t4 has been consistent and has kept tsh below 1). I need to have a blood test (just waiting for my appt) but for the moment I'm confused. Don't want to reduce my dose because I want to be consistent for the blood results.
Apologies - I know I don't have a lot of details here. I just want to know if anyone else has had these symptoms when hyper or has had this reaction to a small dose of t3.