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How does low T4 affect B2 transport for those of us on T3 meds?

Discussion in 'Thyroid Dysfunction' started by BadBadBear, Jan 11, 2018.

  1. Gondwanaland

    Gondwanaland Senior Member

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    I don't, but a couple of days ago I took my low dose B complex which contains two miligrams of B2 and a few hours later it went ALL down the toilet, my pee was very yellow. I think it means I am currently not able to utilize it

    I re-read a few old posts recently and @Asklipia reported that taking Manganese with B2 prevented loss of B2 in the urine.

    My concerns about Mn right now are

    • I might be intolerant to it right now - the last time I took it I had unpleasant joint issues (felt like joint weakening?)
    • I read that Mn blocks uric acid elimination (my serum uric acid is currently sky high)
     
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  2. Gondwanaland

    Gondwanaland Senior Member

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    I bet it is in my thyroid caps. I will have to check with the pharmacist. I will have to get a medical order to be able to change the excipients in my thyroid replacement :ill:
     
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  3. BadBadBear

    BadBadBear Senior Member

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    Ooh, I am going to try subbing out my PM half tab of T3 for half of an NDT tab every 4 days or so. I like that idea a lot! Maybe an occasional micro-dose will be well tolerated and helpful. :)
     
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  4. pattismith

    pattismith Senior Member

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    Thank you so much for your investigations !
     
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