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Borderline high TSH and medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   hello
Doctor :   plz continue with your query
User :   i have some queries related to Gynaecology
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   plz proceed
User :   i have irregular periods and when tested for tsh my gyneac told me it is slightly on higher side so she has advised me some tablets..
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am planning pregnancy
Doctor :   ok
User :   and want to know if the tablets that i am taking are ok
User :   i can gve u the name of the tablets
Doctor :   ok
User :   Thyronorm and Metadoz IPR
Doctor :   were you diagnosed with hypothyroidism
Doctor :   is the second tablet METADOZE IPR
User :   i guess so, the doctor told it is very slight variation compared to normal reading
User :   yes it is metadoze ipr
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you a diabetic?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help you in this
Doctor :   can I ask few relevant questions?
User :   yes
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight,
Doctor :   you are female and married, plz provide other details
User :   age-29,female,Married, 5'1, 65
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   your weight as compared to height falls in overweight category
Doctor :   do you have any family history of diabetes
Doctor :   or allergies,thyroid problems
Doctor :   High Blood pressure
User :   my father was diabetic and has high blood pressure

Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   no family history of thyroid problems and allergies
Doctor :   have you taken blood glucose test?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have no family history of thryroid problems
User :   i have taken blood glucose test some time in jan'09

User :   and was normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what was the value
Doctor :   was it borderline normal
User :   yes

User :   i dont know the exact value
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the two medications that are prescribed to you, one of them is thyronorm which is meant for the hypothyroidism
User :   yes i am aware of that
User :   the other one

Doctor :   the other tablet is METADOZE IPR it is prescribed in diabetes and you were given the tablet as you were borderline normal and you had family history of diabetes and also as you were diagnosed with hypothyroidism
Doctor :   it will help in controlling the weight and blood sugar
User :   ok
User :   should i continue to wth medication i have been taking for 3 months now
Doctor :   yes you should take both the tablets
Doctor :   as now you are planning for pregnancy
User :   yes
Doctor :   you will need to be extra conscious
Doctor :   also you should plan for pregnancy as early as possible
Doctor :   because hypothyroidism can lead to infertility
Doctor :   so plz monitor your blood glucose levels very closely
Doctor :   sorry
Doctor :   I mean Thyroid profile
User :   ok

User :   should i take any other tablets
Doctor :   for that you will need to tell me the current strength of both the tablets along with the exact values of your investigations you have undergone
Doctor :   then I can advice you correctly in the maatter
User :   i can get these details tomm..
Doctor :   yes plz get the details and revert back to me I will guide you in this matter
User :   can i get back tomm around 11.30 am

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