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Old 04-20-2008, 03:02 PM   #1
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Please Help! Question About Percentages.?

Hi all~

I had a quick question... Can someone please convert the amount of T3 & T4 in each of these dosages??

Levothyroxine- 50mcg

Armour- 30 mg

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Re: Please Help! Question About Percentages.?

50 mcgs of levothyroxine contains 50 mcgs of T4 and no T3.

30 mgs of Armour contains 19 mcgs of T4 and 4.5 mcgs of T3.

 
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Re: Please Help! Question About Percentages.?

Thank you!

I am trying to figure out what I should be taking since my dr can't see me until the end of May!!! I THINK I need more T4 med based on my last labs. But I don't want to give up the T3 completley either.

Awhile ago I was on just the levo at 112mcg's and my T4 level was still low. The only time my T4 level has actually gone up some is when I was taking the Armour. But then on the Armour I end up getting to much T3. Ugg.. It is a frustrating game of cat & mouse it seems. lol

So I am figuring even though I still have hypo symptoms at the levels I am taking I am just going to stay there until I can see my endo in May and get some new labs and re adjust the meds then.

For now I will take

75mcg's levo with 30mg armour or 15mg armour depending on how I feel.... I am also thinking of upping the levo dose to 100mcg's for now and just doing the 15mg's Armour....????

 
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