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hi doctor, my aunt she is having thyroid and she

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Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: hi doctor, my aunt she is having thyroid and she was consuming 200mg tablets and we have done check up recently again.so please let us know what dose to be taken now. please find the report in the attachment thanks, sangam
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T4 level is slightly above normal range, can reduce the dose by 25microgram

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Hello Sangam,

I have gone through the attached report and it is showing a slight increase in the T4 level and that means the amount of thyroid hormone she is taking is slightly more.

In consultation with your treating physician or endocrinologist you can reduce the dose by 25 micrograms. That is, she can take 175 micrograms from now on instead of 200 micrograms.

Please discuss with the treating physician before making any changes to the dosage.

I hope that answers your question, thank you for asking me on Ask a Doctor forum.

Best regards
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