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A 23-year-old female asked:

Does coffee affect thyroid medication?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 53 years experience
Cofee: Very simply - NO! - but as always, too much of a good thing is not OK.
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A 39-year-old member asked:

Does coffee really interfere with thyroid medication absorption?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 23 years experience
Yes: Yes, a recent study done by an italian group and published in thyroid journal showed up to 35% reduction in thyroid level absorption if thyroxine was taken with coffee.
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Last updated Mar 11, 2016

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