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Levo Dosing and labs
Last Post 31 Mar 2015 01:04 PM by Janie F. 0 Replies.
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31 Mar 2015 01:04 PM
    Elaine

    My cousin has very similar labs as me. Can you please help her with levothyroxine dosing? FT4 is still too low for her as she is still getting hypo symptoms. She is currently on 37.5mcg of levothyoxine. How much increase should bring her FT4 to slightly under top of the range? She, like me, started off hyper and while on ATD, felt the best when FT4 is around 20-21.

    Also when increasing levo, is it expected to get symptoms?

    March
    TSH 0.05 (range 0.35-5.00)
    FT3 4.9 (range 2.6-5.7)
    FT4 17 (range 12-22)
    Levothyroxine 37.5mcg

    February
    TSH 0.03 (range 0.35-5.00)
    FT3 5.6 (range 2.6-5.7)
    FT4 15 (range 12-22)
    Erfa Thyroid 30mg/day

    January
    TSH 0.15 (range 0.35-5.00)
    FT3 4.3 (range 2.6-5.7)
    FT4 13 (range 12-22)
    Stopped Tapazole for 3 months

    Thanks!
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