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Thyroid levels and use of eltroxin in pregnancy?

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my wife detected pregnancy we have tested urine in lab and also htp in different bard it is true..we have consulted gync and they gave depastone , folviate and doxinate.
is that fine.. also we have taken thyroid test..as we have find during first trimester T4 and T3 slight elevated..T4 have 15 and T3 1.90 and TSH normal..so we consult general physician.
She gave eltroxin 25 mg ..my wife took one medicine of eltroxin and then i enquired about this in internet and notice eltroxin given in hypothyroid where T4 and T3 low to normal range..but in case slight elevated.
So i stop and consult gyac she surprised and seeing report of thyroid said no worries there is no thyroid u have all fine in pregnancy slight elevation is there ..for sure stop eltroxin... So all fine right..
I have question here also taking one medicine of eltroxin on day only and then stop will not hamper any thing to my baby and wife ..normal thyroid function..
Not to take tension and worry right all good right..


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replied March 10th, 2012
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Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Mild elevation in thyroid hormone levels is normal. Normal levels are important for baby’s neural & brain development. The body responds to the higher requirement during pregnancy and baby’s requirement by producing little extra hormones. Taking one dose of the Eltroxin will not affect the baby growth and development. Continue to get her thyroid levels monitored to make sure that they are within normal range (normal physiologic ranges described during pregnancy). She should be in regular monitoring and follow-up with her treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.



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