Clinical and metabolic state resulting from decreased levels of free thyroid hormone or from resistance to hormone action
Primary (intrinsic thyroid disease) or central (secondary or ...
Muscle cramps, arthralgias, paresthesias
Modest weight gai...
Levothyroxine (Synthroid, Levothroid)
1.5 to 1.8 μg/kg/day (use ideal body weight) (2)[A]; titrate by 12.5 to 25.0 μg/day every 4 to 8 weeks until TSH in normal range.
Monitor TSH and free T4 every 4 to 8 weeks after initiating treatment or after change in dose. Once stabilized, periodic TSH level should be don...
E03.9 Hypothyroidism, unspecified
E06.3 Autoimmune thyroiditis
E89.0 Postprocedural hypothyroidism
E05.10 Thyrotxcosis w toxic sing thyroid nodule w/o thyrotxc crisis
E05.21 Thyrotxcosis w toxi...
Screening test: TSH levels; Serum free T3 or total T3 should not be done to diagnose hypothyroidism (1)[A].
Monitor TSH and free T4 every 4 to 8 weeks after initiating treatment or afte...
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