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Do diet pills cause thyroid problems overtime

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Markman
73 years experience General Practice
Possibly: This really depends on what is in the "diet pills" that one is taking. Some diet pills can contain thyroid hormones that can cause weight loss in addi ... Read More
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Dr. Terri Washington
16 years experience Endocrinology
NO: Diet pills should not cause thyroid disease but some of the side effects of those meds can be confused with symptoms of thyroid disease. Discuss risk ... Read More

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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Want early demise ?: This is how you get........talk to your PMD.....stop your diet pill.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Not likely: It may depend on what "diet pills" you are talking about, but most over the counter pills will not affect your thyroid or pituitary gland.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
They do for short pe: They do but for a short period but than there is not sustained weight loss and they can not be taken more than 12 weeks as there is potential for addc ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Don't do it unless:: Depending on the nature of your thyroid condition, certain diet medication will be contraindicated. Until your thyroid condition is under control, yo ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Avoid diet pills: Who knows what's in the diet pills, but it's nothing that can help you and may harm you. If you're overweight, you don't have low cortisol levels, as ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
No human studies yet: Yes, but while raspberry ketones are touted as a miracle weight loss supplement ; some animal studies suggest it might help, there have been absolute ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Diet pills: If your thyroid is truly underactive then your dr. Will probably recommend thyroid replacement and that may help with your weight. I have had little t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liuska Pesce
23 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No: There are no diet pills to treat overactive thyroid. Usually, when the thyroid is overactive, an anti-thyroid medication is used to slow down thyroid ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
No Diet Pills work: Please save your money. There is still no diet pill that will really lead you to real and lasting weight loss. Please do not be gullible to this one m ... Read More

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