There really aren't any downsides to alternating dosages. I've done it quite a few times over the years and it's worked well.
Alternating 88 mcg and100 mcg will give you an average of 94 mcg/day - a difference of 6 mcg/day. Sometimes all we need is a small tweak to get our perfect dose.
Do you know what your current levels are right now? It would be helpful if you could post them, with reference ranges.
Does the 100 mcg alleviate your tiredness? Have you had vitamin B-12 tested? B-12 deficiency causes fatigue, as does folate deficiency. If you haven't been tested for those, this might be a good time to ask for the tests.
1.3 for FT4 is 52% of range vs 78% of range at 1.6, so I can see where you might have been a little high.
Dropping to 94 mcg/day might be just the tweak you need.
As I recall, you don't get Free T3 tested, is that right?
The only thing with alternating dosages, that I found was that it was best to write down which dose I took every day because it was easy to get mixed up. I just kept a notebook and each day when I took my med, I wrote the date and which dosage I took. It only took a few seconds and eliminated the possibility of spacing off and not remembering... But then I have a list of my meds and the supplements I take and check them off as I take them every day anyway, so I don't end up second guessing myself "Did I take that or didn't I?"...
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.