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My TSH level is 11.2. I was prescribed 25 mcg Eltroxin. When

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My TSH level is 11.2. I was prescribed 25 mcg Eltroxin. When will they start to work, I am afraid my symptoms won't go away.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HelloIt takes 6 weeks to reach a stead state.Then, it will need to be increased if TSH is still 2 or higher.You should start feeling better within 1 to 2 weeks. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.