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TSH level high

Hi, I have been eating throxine 50mcg since 6-8 months. Some time back i got it checked, TSH was as high at 5.56. So can u suggest me what to do? Should i increase the thyroxine intake?
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Dr. Sheetal Aversekar Mumbai | Diabetologist
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I suggest you wait for another 3 months. Repeat tsh. If its still high, you can increase the dose. However, you need to increase the dose if you are planning pregnancy. Meanwhile , make sure you aren't skipping any doses and ensure that you are taking the medicine early morning with a gap of atleast 45 minutes between intake of medicines and breakfast.
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