After having two thyroidectomies and radioactive iodine for thyroid cancer (1997), I have been on 75 mcg of cytomel for 13 years. My new doctor wants to lower my dosage significantly because she says my tsh level is too low. I have already changed to 50 mcg daily. I am afraid to go any lower. What should I do?
If your existing Dr won't treat you properly by your Free T4 and Free T3, then find a new Dr. I cannot believe that a Dr would go by your TSH when you are on a T3 med only! Cytomel or any T3 med will supress the TSH to make it look hyper, even though you are not.
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