GP increases dose??

Hi, I went to collect my prescription for my Levothyroxine and when I looked at the script the GP has increased the dose from 125mcg to 150mcg. I have no idea why and my TSH is normal with my 2 thyroid hormones and thyroid antibodies high! I mentioned the changed dose to the practice's receptionist who asked me if the GP had spoken to me about changing my dose and I said no. I find this most odd, why would the GP suddenly change my dose when she has said I am on the correct dose? And why change it just before my thyroid blood test is due?

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  • Skyla, Your last results 18/20 days ago on 125mcg showed over range FT4 and FT3 and you had symptoms of overmedication. I don't think your GP knows what s/he is doing. I suggest you continue on your reduced dose, have the blood test and post your results for advice and consider seeing another GP at your practice before you increase your dose.

  • No I don't think she knows what she's doing either. I'm going to see another doctor at the practice as well. The blood test is booked in for next week, in the morning.

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