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Suggest medications for underactive thyroid

Hi, I have an underactive thyroid and am currently prescribed 50mg levothroxine. I have had IBS symptoms due to work stresses and am currently experiencing some of the typical hypo symptoms (e.g. extreme fatigue, weakness). Should I take extra tablets to counter the fact that my levels may have dropped? Or any other advice?Thanks!
Wed, 17 Aug 2016
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if you are hypothyroid , you need to have routine follow up for TSH hormonal level. if TSH ia abnormal, you have to increase the doses provided that you are taking the pills in the morning on Empty stomach & 1 hour before the meal
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Suggest medications for underactive thyroid

if you are hypothyroid , you need to have routine follow up for TSH hormonal level. if TSH ia abnormal, you have to increase the doses provided that you are taking the pills in the morning on Empty stomach & 1 hour before the meal