I went back to my endo 24/02/2020 with the results of my blood tests as follows:
T3 3,4 (3.1 – 6.7) T4 14,27 (12 – 21.9) TSH 0,96 (0.27 – 4.20)
I was taking 75mg / 50mg Levothyroxine on alternate days, an average of 62.5 mg with half Cynomel (T3)25mg.
I had thought I would increase my Levothyroxine dose to push my results higher in the ranges, feeling a little hypo – tired, putting on weight, brain fog etc but not as bad as previously. I thought I had understood from all of you that keeping TSH suppressed isn’t a problem.
When I saw my Endo, she spent ages explaining that because of my osteoporosis I need to keep TSH high as it’s bad for bones to have low TSH, and I need to stop T3 – Cynomel too. I said I’d prefer to continue with the Cynomel for the moment and she agreed albeit reluctantly.
Unfortunately, I can’t understand my prescription for Levothyroxine: 50mg/other day and half 25mg every day, which means 12.5mg and then 62.5mg the next. This means an average of 37.5mg.
So, what do you think? It seems like a big difference to me and I’m now thinking of taking 50mg.
Any input would be most welcome!
(BTW Vitamins all ok but Ferritin high)
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