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A 55-year-old female asked:

I need to come off benzos ( addicted ) my prescribed levothyroxine 75mg makes me anxious, would it be safe to cut out levothyroxine for week/2 - whilst trying to come off benzodiazepines ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Benzo taper: Don't recommend stopping your thyroid medication. I would talk to your doctor about a safe benzodiazapine taper.
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