I would ask for a trial of Cytomel with your Synthroid since your free t3 level is low normal. Make sure that your DR or PA know to lower your T4 med when adding T3.
When my T3 level was low normal I felt aweful with all the hypo symptoms. Everyone is different so you need to be treated accordingly. Good luck and let us know how you do. :) :)
THANKS so much, how much should she lower the Levo? I DO feel just as you said, AWFUL! All of this is just SO confusing to me. There just has to be SOME way to feel half way alive!! lol THANKS again!
For every 5 mcg of cytomel you reduce t4 med by 20 mcg.
Hang in there! :)
Thank you VERY much, I will definitely let her know this in case she doesn't know. I'm PRAYING it works for me. I SHOULD say, my Dad is Hashi's as well, he was taking 300mcg of Levo, he now takes 250mcg of Levo and 5 mcg of Cytomel, he says he feels better. I'm a 3rd generation thyroid sufferer on his side. I'm HOPEFUL, I have to be! THANKS SO MUCH!! Does the Cytomel help you? Did you have any negative side effects?
I am on Armour but not sure if I will eventually have to take cytomel with synthroid or not. I can't seem to get my t3 level up high enough yet...time will tell. I switched over to armour in july so i need to give it time and keep adjusting. :)