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Hello doctor, I am 31 years old and 14 week pregnant.In my early pregnancy I was diagnose high tsh level 18 .so doc prescribe me eltroxin 150 after 6 week we did repeat thyroid test now my tsh is low 0.035 and t4 is 15.32. My doc is not available till one week .My concern is should I continue with same dose or is any need to reduce the dose. please help.

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Hi lybrate-user actually the starting dose 150 mcg for eltroxin is too high. It should have been started from a low dose then to recheck the levels after 1-2 wks to increase dose if needed. Now definitely you need to reduce the dose. Better consult an endocrinologist for better management of the condition.
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