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What should be ideal levothyroxine limit when TSH is 5.12?

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My Tsh is 5.12 .my wt is 104 kgs .less intake but weight junk foods . what is my ideal levothyroxine limit
Posted Tue, 4 Feb 2014 in Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 32 minutes later
Brief Answer: Start with T4 100 mcg. Detailed Answer: Dear user, Hi! there is nothing like ideal dose but you must start with 100 mcg and monitor after 6 weeks. you need to maintain TSH between 1 and 2, at whatever dose. as far as weight is concerned other than thyroid and diet, start exercising as well regularly. Regards!
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