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How much dosage of levothyroxine is correct?

My current TSH value is 0.24 and Free T4 value is 1.19. I am currently taking levothyroxine 137 mcg. Should I change my dosage or can I continue with my current dosage? I am also trying to conceive.
Asked On : Wed, 28 Sep 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thanks for query,
Tour thyroid test is below normal.
Reducing of your medicine dose is required.
Consult your physician and show this report,he will decide the new dosage schedule.
Do not change any dose by yourself.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Thu, 29 Sep 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.welcome.You definitely require reduction of your dose of levothyroxine as your TSH is low.Consult your treating physician for any change in dosage.Good luck.
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Anesthesiologist Dr. Shivakumar. M. C.'s  Response
Hi rajakki,
The treatment of hypothyroidism is usually started with lower dosage as irrespective of hormonal level as suddenly increasing thyroid hormone to normal level will increase metabolism, it may precipitate mycardial ischemia and other adverse effects, so it is started at low then gradually increased to normal level over period. consult your physician for titration of dosage dont do it your self by seeing investigation report.
Take care
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