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Can anyone taking 75 mg of Synthroid (thyroxine) eat grapefruit?

Can anyone taking 75 mg of Synthroid (thyroxine) eat grapefruit?

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

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

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

Synthroid (thyroxine): You should wait about an hour after you take your synthroid (thyroxine) 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

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

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

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

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I started synthroid (thyroxine) 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?

I started synthroid (thyroxine) 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 (thyroxine) and is certainly not causing early satiety..If this feeling doesn't pass in the next few days,go c ur doc. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism and take thyroxine , is it ok for me to eat cruciferous vegetables and soya products?

I have hypothyroidism  and take thyroxine , is it ok for me to eat  cruciferous vegetables  and soya products?

Yes, however...: Eating large amounts of cruciferous vegetables & soy can suppress thyroid function, but it is not clear how much and moderate consumption, esp. If these are cooked, should not have much of an effect. If you eat very large amounts of these then monitor levels of thyroid hormone to see if you need to take more thyroxine. See www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=george&dbid=47. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Mathews
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