I've been on T3 for around 12 months now on the recommendation of Dr P. Was taking Thyroxine 200mcg for 30 odd years after total thyroidectomy. GP reluctantly prescribed 20mcg Liothyronine, which I supplement with Cytomel from Mexico 25mcg. Have been getting increasingly tired and cold of late - GP took bloods 4 weeks ago and the results are T4 (range 12-22) 0.3; TSH (range 0.3-4.2) 1.32; T3 (range 3.1-6.8) 3.9. GP has prescribed 50mcg Thyroxine but says the TSH and T3 are fine. Am really reluctant to take Thyroxine again as it caused me dreadful joint pains which is why I consulted Dr P in the first place who told me to stop taking it. Not sure what to do now. Can't afford another consultation with Dr P but am literally dragging myself around every day and have all the symptoms of hypothyroidism. I'd be very grateful for any thoughts on this. Many thanks.
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