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Northridge, CA
A 70-year-old male asked:

Is it normal to just stop taking your thyroid medication because you have kidney disease?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Thyroid: No. Most thyroid medications do not affect the kidney function, so you should not stop it just because you have kidney disease.
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
No: Hi. No, it's not. You need to talk with your doc and have the reason for stopping your thyroid explained to you, and the plan for moving ahead. Good luck!
Last updated Apr 5, 2016

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