Anyone know of any research done about why people who can't convert levo? I was summoned to see the Dr today by the practice pharmacist. My repeat prescription for t3 had already been cancelled so I went prepared to plead, rant, cry or do whatever was necessary to get it renewed.
My Dr was surprisingly understanding. She looked at my medical history & agreed I couldn't convert levo (t4) so there was no point giving me it. She said she would renew my prescription for another 3 months, but to be prepared for an ongoing battle to stay on it.
She went on to say, she thought people who can't convert t4 have a different kind of thyroid disease than people who can, but on one will research it because 'there's no money to be made from it.'
At the end of the day, she said I had a condition I couldn't prove & was taking a drug that wasn't approved. She would fully support me, but there are no guarantees the NHS will continue to fund the medication I need to stay alive.
Well I could do without the drama!