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Mild breathing issues with UTHYROX for HYPOTHYROIDISM.

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Hi, One moth back i got to know that I am suffering from subclinical hypothyroidism and stated using Uthyrox 50 (Thyroxine Sodium)(4 AUG 2015), used it for around 28 days. I have done the TSH test again and the value is 13.3, before using this tablet it was 9.5. Since it is increased the count, doctor(another doctor) told me to take Thyronorm 75 mcg. I have taken this new tablet today morning, but i am feeling uneasy and i feeling mild breathing issues after taking the new tablet. Why I am feeling like this? can i continue the new tablet or get old brand to use? please suggest. less than br greater than less than br greater than My age is 35 and Male

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You need to continue 50mcg dose only and test after 2 months. If TSH is still high, then dose needs to be changed. You will get adjusted to the effects of the medicine soon.
Feel free to discuss further,

Col (Dr) J Muthukrishnan, SM

Dr. J Muthukrishnan
Category: Diabetologist
1. 10th Asia-Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society  Fellows meeting, Seoul, Korea, Oct 2008
2. Eighth ICMR Course on Genetics and Genetic Counseling – Jul 2008 – SGPGI, Lucknow
3. Annual Certificate Course on Endocrinological Laboratory Techniques at National Institute of Nutrition (ICMR) Hyderabad,India, ( Aug-Sep 2006) 
Fellowship: Endocrinology, Diplomate of National Board, National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2008, Medwin Hospital, Hyderabad
Senior Residency: Diplomate of National Board (General Medicine), National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2002
Residency: MD, General Medicine, 1997-2000, Armed Forces Medical College, 2nd position in University
Medical School: MBBS, Armed Forces Medical College, 1992
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