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does dextromethorphan affect thyroid

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Not directly: Is a cough suppressant , ingredient in most of cough medicines , may cause hallucinations ( misused as recreational drug ) sudden release of his ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Testing: A full evaluation by a doctor including a careful history, physical exam and appropriate blood testing.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Dextromethorphan: Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Mildly: For adults, it may be a mild suppressive for cough.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Cofee: Very simply - NO! - but as always, too much of a good thing is not OK.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: It has no effect on your thyroid.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: The pill itself should have no affect on thyroid function.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Throttle: Think of the thyroid gland as the throttle for the speed by which metabolism occurs.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Ambiguous: Not specifically, But it will affect all the functions in your body that are affected by thyroid hormone. Why do you ask? What are your specific conc ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
It doesn't: Despite warnings that hydrochlorothiazide can interfere with results of a thyroid test, the best info i can find suggests it does not! see http://www. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
False increase in T4: Levels of thyroid binding protein increase in pregnancy and levels of T4 are higher than during the non-pregnant state. This change does not affect th ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
No affects or action: There are no affects or interactions. May sure your thyroid is regulated. Why are you taking an aromatase inhibitor? Breast ca? Make sure thyroid is ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sentef
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes, it can: Avoid fenugreek if you have either an underactive thyroid or overactive thyroid gland. Phyllis a. Balch, author of 'prescription for herbal healing, ' ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
In females, it can: High TSH in females have been associated with increased miscarriage and diffuclty in conceiving. Profound hypothyroidism can also make the women ameno ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Potentially: Hi. By lowering endogenous estrogen, letrozole may lead to a slight decrease in TBG. Unless you are taking l-thyroxine for hypothyroidism, it won&#x27 ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Hypothyroidism: Zoloft (sertraline) is problematic for patients with hypothyroidism. Your prescribing Physician, and your Pharmacist, will know that. Please review ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience in Endocrinology
Many ways: It depends on the type of thyroid problem. Hypothyroid women may need more thyroid in each trimester. By delivery many patients are taking half again ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in Neurosurgery
Not mine but maybe..: Dextromethorphan, (the dm) is a neurotransmitter receptor blocker, which means it definitely causes alteration of brain signalling. Some people are mo ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
It should not: Melatonin is actually quite safe with very little drug interaction, if any. In combination with sleeping pills etc..It can make you more sleepy/groggy ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carly Kelley
11 years experience in Endocrinology
Thyroid and growth: Hypothyroidism in childhood does affect growth (slows it down) and so it should definitely be treated as soon as detected.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes: It can make people feel like they need much more sleep than usual - 10-12 hours would not be uncommon. Hypothyroidism can also raise the risk for sle ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Taking vit B12 would not affect or interact with synthroid (thyroxine). High doses of B12 are harmless as your body simply excretes the excess amount.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Patterson
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Studies say yes: There are ongoing studies ( and papers) from the NIH, etc that deal with autoimmune-induced damage of the midbrain dopaminergic pathways. Lupus, an au ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience in Rheumatology
Nothing: Steroids don't change tsh.

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