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Old 03-25-2009, 10:37 AM   #6
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Re: I need some guidance (Long 1st post)!

I've been on T4/T3-treatment over 3 years now. Started with 5 mcgs then after a couple of weeks added another 5. T3 is about 4 times as potent as T4 so you need to be careful. Trying to drop T4 just a tiny bit made me even more HypoT than I already was (and I was a zombie) so I returned to my original dose. I would not advice taking T3 alone in long term use since your body needs T4 too - T3 gives you a "kick" but T4 gives "steady motion". It takes awhile for the meds to really kick in and big changes in your medication in a short period of time are not good for your body.