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    Default Thyroid medication

    Anyone been told they need to take thyroid medication during pregnacy?

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    I had an under active thyroid prior to pregnancy and was on 50mcg thyroxine. When I was preg with ds it had to be upped to 100mcg and stayed with that after he was born. This preg thyroid has stayed stable at that same 100mcg


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    I had to start thyroxine medication when I got pregnant.
    Had to have 75mcg per day. Now baby is 7w old I'm still having to take it but down to 50 mcg per day.

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    At least you are aware you may have to take thyroxine in pregnancy, my dr just keep on saying you are an older mother so you will be tired I wasn't too old just undiagnosed underactive thyroid. So I slept the entire pregnancy and wasn't treated until my baby was 4 months old. But I still feel exhausted 4 years later so I am going to see endocrinologist in Feb. Please if you feel your dosage isn't right demand a higher level of medication don't end up like me, I feel like concrete blocks are weighing me down everyday. Good luck

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    I take a very low dose of 25mcg throxine every day. Not sure its necessary as most of my results my tsh has been between 1 & 2 however on 2 tests it was 2.6 & 2.8. I was put on a low dose to stabilise it as they like it under 2.5 for pregnancy and ttc


 

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