It's a couple of years since I posted on here. I have Hashimotos and after struggling to tolerate and benefit from levothyroxine I was changed to Erfa Thyroid, 60,two years ago and was doing very well - bloods within range and minimal symptoms. HOwever in May this year I told the consultant that I was experiencing a return of hypo symptoms. A blood test showed TSH 5.13 (omitted info re FT4) , quite a significant change for me. He increased the Thyroid to 60/90 alternate days. Within weeks I was experiencing hyper symptoms - edgy, anxious, sleepless, always on the go. This has continued over the summer, I manage the symptoms using beta blockers (agreed by GP). I was due to be seen again in clinic in September but as I have had no appointment yet (as usual) I repeated blood tests via my GP in Sep - FT4 was 6.8, TSH down to 1.41. There was a note requesting a repeat test in 3 months. I have made an appointment for this, and one with my GP to discuss results. Hopefully things are now moving back to a 'normal' level for me, but I am confused by the remaining hyper symptoms. They haven't worsened and are controllable (in fact I am quite enjoying all this extra energy on one level!) but I simply don't u derstand what is going on. I am very lucky to have a great GP who works collaboratively with me but she acknowledges I am better informed than her on some aspects, which leaves us both adrift! Would be good to hear if this sounds familiar to anyone....thanks.
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