Dosing of thyroid hormone is certainly not anything I am familiar with, except at the time it is time to first begin administering thyroid hormone. And my endo did not do it then, either. My endo always goes by how I am feeling, plus the labs. AND if decisions are being made about
to change the of Synthroid, in any time less that six weeks to three months, I have learned that is terribly wrong, and you and your doc will not be working with accurate decision tools, either by how you are feeling, and/or by the labs.
I look forward to the facilitators's comments here, too. There have been some very good explanations of how it takes way longer than we want it to take to know “where we are” with our dosing of thyroid hormone, and as I said previously, it is determined by labs AT THE VERY LEAST six weeks apart, two months+ is preferable.
Kimberly, Ski and Bobbi, please chime in on this subject.
And, of course, ask your ends these issues I have raised, too.
TED 2008-present. OD for pressure on optic nerve 02/02/10
Eye muscle surgery 09/23/10 Upper eyelid surgery 02/01/11
Lower eyelids with grafts from palate, 10/5, 10/25/11
Graves dx/thyroidectomy 1959-Synthroid from 1980