My TSH is right at 50 I've seen some posts on here a few yrs back that had levels over twice that high are those people still alive to respond. My Dr. said that my body could shut down and go into a comma in a matter of weeks if we don't get it down. Mine went up because there was no armour thyroid and the pharmacy made a substitute that is not working for me. She wants me off all my T3 and T4 and just on a mostly iodine glandular and amiono acid compound for a few weeks before going back on T3 I find that scary since I am already crashing any comments are appreciated.
I'm sure you will get other messages, but from what little info you've provided, your doctor's approach makes no sense to me. Why isn't the doctor prescribing an alternative T4/T3 med, such as Nature-throid or Thyrolar and getting you back on the program right away? What was the cause for your hypothyroidism? Were any other tests besides TSH done, like the actual thyroid hormones that are biologically active, namely FT3 and FT4? If so, what were the results and reference ranges for each?
Since it's the weekend, your doctor probably is not available. If you start feeling really bad, consider going to the hospital in the interim. They could help short term.
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