I was diagnosed August 1, 2010 with silent thyroiditis.
My stats are (Range: TSH 0.40 - 4.50 // Free T4 0.8 - 1.8)
08/01/10 TSH 0.03
08/09/10 TSH 0.01
09/23/10 TSH 0.41
10/28/10 TSH 1.36 -- T4 0.96
12/6/10 TSH 3.80 -- T4 0.92
12/28/10 TSH 0.99
02/11/11 TSH 2.45 -- Free T4 1.1
*****PUT ON 25 MCG of SYNTHROID*****
03/28/11 TSH 4.18 -- Free T4 0.9
*****PUT ON 50 MCG of SYNTHROID*****
04/28/11 TSH 0.6 -- Free T4 1.1
06/06/11 TSH 1.23 -- Free T4 1.2
06/14/11 *****PUT ON 25 MCG of SYNTHROID, 5 of CYTOMEL*****
07/07/11 TSH 2.91 -- Free T4 0.9
T3 Uptake 34 (Range 22-35 Percent)
Free T3 2.9 (Range 2.3-4.2 pg/mL)
Ferritin 51 (Range 10-154 ng/mL)
07/14/11 *****PUT ON 50 MCG of SYNTHROID, 10 of CYTOMEL*****
Do you think it was too much that he basically doubled the dosage all at once? Yesterday I had some chest anxiety. I was having a very stressful day, but I don't think my chest should have felt weird. I have also had some acid reflux, so that could be the reason why I suppose. I DO feel a lot better on this dosage. I will call him on Monday, but over the weekend I might go down to 50 mcg Synthroid and 5 Cytomel just to play it safe.
I feel like the doctor is pretty loose with things and I am not sure I am comfortable with that. He even told me to take 15 mcg Cytomel which I am not doing, so I am not even doing his full recommendation.
Did he raise my meds too much too soon? If I reduce the Cytomel to 5 mcg, at what point in time would you suggest me going up to 10 mcg?
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