Hi wd be grateful fr feedback/advice on recent blood results done 6 wks after increasing meds to 75mcg T4 + 25mcg T3 - previous dose 50mcg T4+20 T3.
TSH <0.03. (0.34-5.6)
T4 13.2. (7.5-21.1)
T3. 5.4. (3.8-6.8)
Serum cortisol 318 (198-700) 8.30am fasting.
Adrenal saliva test showed low morning cortisol
On previous lower dose( 50T4+20T3) rslts were:
TSH 0.03 FT4 7.9 FT3 4.9
In spite of being v tired on this dose Endo wanted to reduce meds as TSH suppressed.
GP refused to continue to prescribe T3 and I decided to buy T3 and self medicate.
I am still tired on the increased dose and wondering of I shd increase meds and if so which one and by how much.
Before starting combo on T4 100
My Results were TSH 0.03 FT4 16.2 FT3 4.8
So again TSH suppressed.
I queried a pituitary problem and Endo suggested I stop meds for 2 wks to see if TSH wd rise.
As it went to 5.86 with FT4 at 4.6 and FT3 3.2 I was advised that I did not have a pituitary problem. From reading other posts it seems that other members have had blood test and scans to check out their pituitary function. Just wondered if this needs further investigation.