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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Can you recommend a proper medication for hypothyroid since long ?

i am 5 2 hieghted and 32 year old unmarried female hypothyroid patient since 2002 with 9 tsh , but started medicine in 2005 eltroxin 150 mcg, my tsh level in 2005 was 150, now this level is reduced to 0.3 and i am still on 100 mcg for long 4 years, after that my weight is not reduced, feel anger, headach, cant sleep at nihgt and most of all whole day my head experieces heaviness and pains on upper part. My body weight was 60kg in 2002 and now it is 78kg
Thu, 12 Jan 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Dear Roli,you should get in touch with your doctor as your TSH is low means the tablets dose needs adjustment.There could be other reason for not losing weight.Other hormones may also be responsible.It is better that you consult an endocrinologist in your city and take his advise.bye.
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hello ,
You need to adjust dose eltoxin.your tsh lelel is low but still harmones are not balanced. along this treatment start ayurveda medicins and panchakarma. If u want to consult my email-dr.shilpa.benade@gmail.com
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