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A 60-year-old female asked:

Can levoxyl (thyroxine) cause heart burn if you take it and lay down?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Depends.: Levoxyl (thyroxine) does not cause irritation to the stomach. But it depends on what you took it with and how soon after taking it, unless it was with a small sip of water. It is always best to wait 45 minutes to 1 hour before lying down after significant water intact, or eating.
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