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Re: Low Thyroid and lithium

Posted by Noa on January 17, 2003, at 5:38:58

In reply to Re: Low Thyroid and lithium Ritch, posted by BarbaraCat on January 17, 2003, at 0:17:41

Ritch, you have been through a lot. Kind of scary, I would think. Is your thyroid functioning more or less stabel now, with the meds?

Barb, re cytomel--my endo had me split the dose in 2 because he said it is short acting, so dosing only once a day could cause spiking which could cause palpitations. I never had the problem, but I do follow his advice--beside the spiking, there is the problem, of course, of not having enough of the T3 during the second 12 hours of the day. I hope you are able to find a great doctor.

Good luck, both of you!




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