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LT4/LT3 dosage

Blueskyyy
Blueskyyy
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Hi

Is it normal to combine 125 mcg T4 with 30 mcg T3 daily ?

Is this dosage fine ? or too much ?

I know that dosage must always be in accordance with the patient’s status, however I just want to know if you are familiar with the above written dosage

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SeasideSusie
SeasideSusieAdministrator

There's no normal, it's just what the individual needs, so it's not possible to give an answer to your question I'm afraid.

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Blueskyyy

Have you ever known of people who taking such dosage or similar

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SeasideSusie
SeasideSusieAdministrator
in reply to Blueskyyy

I have been on 100mcg Levo plus 31.25 T3 (self sourced). It wasn't the right combination for me.

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Blueskyyy

Thx for the reply !

And what was then the right combination ?

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SeasideSusie
SeasideSusieAdministrator
in reply to Blueskyyy

A bit more Levo and less T3.

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Blueskyyy

120/20?

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SeasideSusie
SeasideSusieAdministrator
in reply to Blueskyyy

I experimented for months to find my optimal dose, but it doesn't matter what suits me, it's what suits the individual and that will vary greatly, so it wont help you to know what anyone else takes.

We all need our FT4 and FT3 at their optimal levels for us individually, and when we know we definitely need T3, having optimised our nutrient levels, then we add it low and slow, monitoring how we feel and our test results until we find the levels that suit us.

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Murphysmum

How did you find reducing the dose SeasideSusie ?

I think I may have overshot my sweet spot, so to speak, but I feel terrible if I reduce

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SeasideSusie
SeasideSusieAdministrator
in reply to Murphysmum

I can't recall anything specific, I just plodded on and I realised one day that I was feeling better than I used to.

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Murphysmum

Thankyou. I’ve just put on a new post I’d be grateful for your thoughts on it 😉

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Lalatoot

Dosage depends on your levels of Ft3 and ft4 and how you feel.

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Blueskyyy
Blueskyyy
in reply to Lalatoot

Have you ever known of people who taking such dosage or similar ?

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Lalatoot
Lalatoot
in reply to Blueskyyy

It doesn't matter what other people take; it is a personal journey as we are unique.

Have you got a problem?

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Blueskyyy
Blueskyyy
in reply to Lalatoot

Ty

I am just asking to see if there are People here who are taking similar dosage

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m7-cola
m7-cola
in reply to Blueskyyy

I am on T3/ 25mcg with 75mcg/ T4

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Blueskyyy
Blueskyyy
in reply to m7-cola

Thx

You feel fine ? You split the 25 mcg T3 or take all at once ?

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m7-cola
m7-cola
in reply to Blueskyyy

I take 20mcg T3 in the morning and 75mcg T4 at night before bedtime. I feel OK on this regimen in autumn and winter but I take 20mcg T3 in the warmer weather along with 75mcg T4.

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Suin

I’m on 125mcg of T4 and 30 mcg T3 and I’m thinking of upping my

T4 to 150 mcg

I’d tried T3 of 40mcg I felt no better

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Blueskyyy
Blueskyyy
in reply to Suin

Thx

Would you mind sharing your TsH, ft3 and FT4?

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Suin
Suin
in reply to Blueskyyy

TSH 0.02

FT4 12.1 (12-22)

FT3 5.5 (3.1-6.6)

But I’d rather my T four was higher

Digits are giving me a hard time on my mobile

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Blueskyyy
Blueskyyy
in reply to Suin

I expected a higher FT4 with 150 mcg T4 !Is there a reason behind the low FT4?

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Suin
Suin
in reply to Blueskyyy

I haven’t moved to higher dose yet

I’m still on one hundred twenty five

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Rhsana

I take 150mcg T4 and 25mcg T3 - I was taking it all in one dose but my doctor has asked me to try splitting the doses of T3 to see if that works better for me.

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Suin
Suin
in reply to Rhsana

How do you feel

And what are your bloods on that dose thanks?

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