Re: Unique/PA/BK - a question on T3
Posted by Mitch on March 11, 1997 at 13:23:00:
In Reply to: Re: Unique/PA/BK - a question on T3 posted by Unique on March 10, 1997 at 23:02:25:
: : If a person has low T3 levels, what would be
: : the right treatment for that condition?
: : I was thinking of increasing dosages of
: : Tiromade (Cytomel) from 4 tabs a day (25mcg/tab) to
: : about 6-7 to compensate for the "missing" hormone,
: : but I am not sure this is the right thing to do.
: : Would this cause a complete and irreversible thyroid shutdown
: : given the fact the the gland is already not
: : functioning normally ?
: : This info isn't for me as my thyroid is all right,
: : but for a friend of mine who is a female. I appreciate
: : your advice.
: : Thanks, guys!
: : /Mitch
: Is she just hypothyroid or has she had a thyroidectomy?
Not sure. All I can tell is that 100mcg of
T-3 a day had *absolutely* no effect over
a 25 day period.