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i was dx with graves. I started a very low dose of Methimazole (2.5) on Wednesday, yesterday which was Saturday I forgot to take my Rx. I started sweating profusely, started getting shaky, cold and clammy and extremely uncomfortable. Light bulb went off.... I took my rx and rested with an hour I felt better. Today I woke made sure to take my rx, I am getting dizzy when I get up and my stomach is a little funny. I am on such a low dosage of Methimazole, can it be effecting like this? Will this go away?




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    Stuck with it Luvvie ... if you read the side effects that may calm you ... it can make folk a little queasy I believe  .. I had no real symptoms with it !

    And I started at 20mg per day 

    Then after a while 10 MG then down to 5 MG 

    It took up to 5/6 months but hey it works ... For  most of us !

    Then your awful hellish symptoms of Graves will start to disappear gradually ...

    Your symptoms you mention are pretty much what most people experience with Graves .... and certainly for most of us  ... considerably even more 

    Try to relax and be kind to yourself ..   print out your last blood results for us to give further advice 

    Best of luck


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    T4 8.9 ..    .range (4.5-12)

    thyroxine 1.40...   (0.82-1.77)

    triiodothyronine 165 (71-180)

    tsh <0.005.  (0.450-4.500)

    thyroglobulin 19.7     (0.0-0.9)

    thyrotropin receptor ab serum 3.05. (0.00-1.75)

    thyroid Stim immunoglobulin 2.13.  (0.00-0.55)


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