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Old 12-22-2012, 07:56 PM   #1
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Weight loss possible?

Is it possible to lose weight while taking Topazole? I've been on it for a few months for Graves and I am also a member of Weight Watchers. I can't seem to lose weight no matter how hard I try.

 
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Re: Weight loss possible?

Not every MD is adept at dosing anti-thyroid meds. If you're taking too high a dose, it will be very difficult to lose weight. Your MD needs to watch your free T4 and free T3 as well as TSH, not just TSH. Your free Ts should not be lower than lab median. If they are, your tapazole dose needs a slight reduction.
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:13 AM   #3
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