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Can I Take Iodine With Levothyroxine
Amberen&levothyroxin: Yes there is no conraindication for thaking these together. ...Read more
Not a good combo: Although there is not a specific contraindication, diannette has a lot of possible side effects. By getting your hyperthyroidism under control, and reducing your sweating/heat intolerance, your acne (i assume that's why you want the dianette) should get better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: No problem with this combination.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes,you can take: spirulina with l-thyroxine.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes, but why?: You can, but there is no scientific information every showing amberen is good for treating anything, except making the manufacturer wealthy. You don't know what's in it or what it's supposed to do for you. How do you tell if it's working? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes with caution: Seaweed contains very high levels of iodine. If you don't have thyroid problems, you should be safe to combine the two. On a side note, too much iodine can also alter the thyroid hormone levels. Be cautious with the amount of seaweed you ingest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My prenatal vits don't have iodine as supplement.I have hashimoto's thyroiditis.I take levothyroxine. Should I also take iodine supplements? How much?
Don't bother: Hi. No one in America is iodine deficient. Then, on top of that, you're hypothyroid! You need a healthy, functioning thyroid gland to use iodine to make thyroid hormone...which you ain't got! You are TAKING, not making, your thyroid hormone. Take your l-thyroxine and don't worry. ...Read more
Hashimoto's : Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune response against your thyroid. Armour thyroid is a prescription thyroid hormone mass from the extract of pig thyroid. I personally prescribe Armour often, including for patients with Hashimoto's. Talk to your doctor about other things you can do to improve your thyroid function and health. ...Read more
Sure: Selenium is a mineral that is considered a trace element that is used by the thyroid gland in active thyroid hormone production. No more than 200mcg 2-3 times a day should be taken. That is less than one milligram a day. However, more than just Selenium alone is needed to ensure healthy thyroid gland function. It always helps to have a full thyroid function lab panel checked on a regular basis. ...Read more
Is it ok to take multi vitamin with 150 mcgs. iodine? I don't have thyroid gland removed 2002 I take Synthroid (thyroxine) daily. Any concerns about iodine?
Excess iodine will: stimulate the thyroid gland to work harder. if you have not had total ablation, and assuming you have some residual however small synthetic activity in the glands, you will notice an increase in thyroid function with your Synthroid, (thyroxine) perhaps mild hyperthyroid symptoms as well. Please talk with your endocrinologist prior to taking supplements like these. ...Read more
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