A 26-year-old female asked:
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can birth control pill (viorele) interact with synthroid (thyroxine) medication at all and can birth control affect tsh or ft4 levels at all?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
TBG increase: Oral contraceptive pills increase thyroid binding globulin (TBG) which can affect T3 (liothyronine) levels, but not interfere with the Synthroid's effectiveness.
Answered on May 9, 2016

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