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Question: Is increase in Synthroid needed?

 Rascal-wv - Mon May 23, 2005 6:26 pm


I am a 44 year old woman that was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism/Hashamotos/Mulit-nodular, over two years ago. Through my own oversight (and stupidity) I went off my Synthroid about 5 month ago for about 6 weeks. I have been back on Synthroid for over 3 months 0.050 mcg q.d. I still feel tired, gaining weight, can't sleep but fall to sleep at the drop of a hat, no sexual desire, bowel problems are increasing (constipation), body aches, frankly I am at the end of my rope!!!

I had my TSH test done today and it is 1.18, the PA that I am seeing did not raise my dosage. TSH is the only test she had done. I think that I need my dosage increased, I am on 0.050 mcg 1q.d.

What do you think, please will you give me some advice?

Thank you so much for your time,
rascal-wv :cry:
 Rascal-wv - Fri May 27, 2005 1:48 am

:o :? :shock:

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