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can prozac cause hypothyroidism

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Forskolin: Not until you have discussed this with your doctor. You should also discuss weight loss with your doctor.

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Unlikely: Prozac (fluoxetine) can affect many endocrine systems but the thyroid is not one of them.
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No effect on thyroid: Hi. Fluoxetine (Prozac) has no effect on thyroid function or autoimmunity. Nevertheless, I trust your doc follows your thyroid function periodically a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Ragusea
41 years experience Clinical Psychology
Emotophobia: The kinds of problems you're describing may be helped with medications, but my experience tells me they are much better treated with psychotherapy. P ... Read More
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Psychotherapy: Often even though medication reduces the symptoms, psychotherapy is necessary to remove the cause of the problem.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
57 years experience Psychiatry
Category C: Risk can't be ruled out but pretty low-- it's been around longer than all the other Ssris & no major problems noted--most ons in our area okay it ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Autoimmune, surgery: The most common cause is autoimmune thyroid disease, that is, the body makes antibodies against the thyroid. Thyroid surgery can cause it too. So can ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Several: But the most common is thyroid inflammation which damages the thyroid's ability to make sufficient hormone. Luckily, it's easy to diagnose and treat w ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
32 years experience Internal Medicine
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Likely complex...: Thyroid hormones have complex interactions with many parts of the whole body. Hypothyroidism can lead to hyponatremia or to both SIADH + hyponatremia. ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
It does not: Hypothyroidism does not cause Cataplexy
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it cannot.

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