A 31-year-old female asked:
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i have been treated for hyperthyroidism with carbimazole but now my results show i m hypothyroid should i stop the carbimazole ?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: See your doctor to get the dose adjusted. Depending on how hypo you are now and how big of a swing you've had, you might just need to cut down the dose. Your doctor should guide you through this.
Answered on Jan 12, 2021
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