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Can I Stop Thyroxn After 50 Years Of Intake?

My T4 Thyroxin was .within normal range. My TSH 3rd generation was .03 very low. I have been taking thyroid for over 50 years, have been at the 90 mg level for several years and have had some trouble sleeping for a while, have no weight problems. My doctor suggested that I increase the amount of thyroid that I am taking, and I'm reluctant to do so.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016
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Hello. It makes no sense to increase your medication, and, were I your doctor, I would decrease the dosage since you may be hyperthyroid at this point.
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Can I Stop Thyroxn After 50 Years Of Intake?

Hello. It makes no sense to increase your medication, and, were I your doctor, I would decrease the dosage since you may be hyperthyroid at this point.