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Q. What can cause weight gain, sweating and tiredness?

Answered by
Dr. Divakara P
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Mar 24, 2016 and last reviewed on: Dec 19, 2019

Hi doctor,

Recently, I ordered thyrocare test. The test report shows total triiodothyronine (T3) CLIA 117 ng/dL, total thyroxine (T4) CLIA 10.9 µg/dL, thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) CLIA 9.04 µIU/mL, FT3 - 3.03, FT4 - 1.08 and anti-microsomal antibody (AMA) - 315. My BP is 145/90 mmHg. I have symptoms of anxiety, weight gain, sweating, tiredness, increased heartbeat, heart burn, disturbed and less sleep. I am currently taking Beta Anxit 20 mg daily and occasionally Pantocid 40. Do I need to take any other medicine? Please advice.

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  • You are having symptoms of hypothyroidism and the reports too are suggesting the same.
  • I recommend you to start tablet Eltroxin (Levothyroxine) 50 mcg every morning in empty stomach and repeat TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) after two months.

Revert back after two months to an endocrinologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/endocrinologist


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