A 63-year-old female asked:
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is there a safe statin that a person with confirmed hypothyroid disease(hashimoto's) can take? currently taking 75mcg synthroid (thyroxine) daily.

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Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
All: There's no significant interaction known between synthroid (thyroxine) and any of the statins.
Answered on Feb 26, 2013
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