Top
10
Doctor insights on: Can You Eat Grapefruit While Taking Synthroid

Share
1

1
Can anyone taking 75 mg of Synthroid eat grapefruit?

Can anyone taking 75 mg of Synthroid eat grapefruit?

Yes: But thyroid is ideally taken in the morning an hour before eating anything. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Mathews
577 doctors shared insights

Synthroid (Definition)

Synthroid is one of several commercial (non-generic) brands of levothyroxine. Levothyroxine is the most common form ...Read more


4

4
I take Synthroid in am before breakfast. Are there any foods I should be avoiding? What about lemon water , grapefruit, walnuts , milk, any worries?

I take Synthroid in am before breakfast. Are there any foods I should be avoiding? What about lemon water , grapefruit, walnuts , milk, any worries?

Synthroid: You should wait about an hour after you take your synthroid or it won't be properly absorbed. You may be better off taking it at bed-time - about an hour after a snack. Your food and drink list sounds just fine. ...Read more

5

5
Can i eat watermelon after taking synthroid?

Yes: But ideally you wait an hour after synthroid before eating anything. ...Read more

6

6
Can i eat black walnuts while taking synthroid? I usually wait an hour after taking it to eat anything but I am confused as to whether it's ok to eat

Can i eat black walnuts while taking synthroid? I usually wait an hour after taking it to eat anything but I am confused as to whether it's ok to eat

Wait an hour.: Since some foods interfere with the efficient absorption of thyroid hormone, it is best to adopt the general rule of waiting an hour after a dose of synthroid before eating. ...Read more

8

8
Do you really need to eat an hour after you take synthroid?

Do you really need to eat an hour after you take synthroid?

30 min may suffice: If there is conflict in am, you can take at bedtime as shown in a recent study in a thyroid journal. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
I started synthroid 25 mcg 2.5 wks ago for hypo. The last few days, Ive felt very full (almost sick) when I don't eat much. Is this related? Why?

Unrelated: You've started on the smallest dose of Synthroid and is certainly not causing early satiety..If this feeling doesn't pass in the next few days,go c ur doc. ...Read more

Dr. David Sneid
1,346 doctors shared insights

Thyroxine (Definition)

Thyroxine is a thyroid ...Read more