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High TSH level medicines and effect on pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you'
User :   hi Doctor
User :   yes...i am female 26 years old married 1 year back
User :   having high TSH level
Doctor :   What are the levels?
User :   taking 75mcg Ektroxin fron last 1 year
User :   now TSH is 1.3
User :   first it was 12...the 7.5...then 3 then again 7,...and now 1
User :   now i am planning my pregnency
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   good
User :   so my Doc told me to take eltroxin in alternate days
User :   and gradually to stop
User :   why? it is
User :   if i stop eltroxin will my TSH won't increase again?
Doctor :   Ok let me know few things before I can advice you
User :   yeah
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Age: 26Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Over wt, Diabetes, High Blood pressure, Asthma, Allergies,
User :   i had some problem with GOUT
User :   now it is under control
User :   even i stopped the Tablet Zyloric
User :   since i am planning for a baby
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
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