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TSH 5.62 preconception
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TSH 5.62 preconception

Hi doc.
My Lab tests is :
TSH 5.62 normal value.    0.27-4.20
ATPO antibodies 754.5  normal value 1-16
I have hashimoto disease I went to endo. He prescribe to me levothyroxine 12.5 mg/day. I think it is low dose plzz whats ur opinion ?????
Thanx alot
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It is a conservative dose, would usually start w/ 50mcg in an otherwise young/healthy person
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