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Under active thyroid. On eltroxin. Why are levels high? Increase dosage?

Hi I am Manasi , I am 40 years old lady.I have under active thyroid for last 10years and on Eltroxin 100mcg.In jan my TSh levels become high, increased the dosage to 150mcg because of under- active symptoms, but still i don t have any relief and my tsh has become very low and my TPO is 690 which is very high.Currently i am on 125mcg dosage. please help
Asked On : Tue, 5 Jun 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi.. Mansi welcome.. First of all.. U have 'hashimoto' s thyroiditis '. In this disease initially thyroid level will fluctuate.. So don't get panic.. Kindly recheck your thyroid levels again, if tsh is still low - ur doctor will decrease your thyroxine dosage.. Don't repeat TPO levels now.. It has no value in monitoring.. Once the dosage has been adjusted you will get relief from the symptoms.. Also kindly reduce your intake of cauliflower and cabbage.. It will also inhibit thyroid function. And also remember u have to take thyroxine tab early morning fasting..
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