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Medicines That Interact With Thyroid 131 Full Body Scan
I have sjogrens. Is it common to develop hyperthyroidism too? Do drugs like plaque nil interact with thyroid medication?
Common problem: Sjogrens is an autoimmune disease, and there is a higher occurrence of other autoimmune diseases, such as autoimmune thyroiditis. Usually this results in hypothyroidism, but can also involve hyperthyroidism with a graves disease picture. You should be seeing a rheumatologist and endocrinologist. Plaquenil should not interfere with thyroid medication. ...Read more
Unlikely if . . .: Check out http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1463-0,1059-10639 assuming you're referring to Levothyroxine (there are thyroid medications for an overactive thyroid, too). Do be careful w/your Clonazepam as it can cause confusion, addiction & increase risk for falls & fractures (at least in elderly, no, you don't qualify yet). ...Read more
Common: Most people who have had thyroid cancer are "survivors", since it is very uncommon to die of thyroid cancer. Full body scans are typically done to see if there is any evidence for thyroid cancer elsewhere in the body. You need to be on a low iodine diet for 2 weeks beforehand, and typically it is done after receiving thyrogen for 2 days. ...Read more
Full body numbness started in saddle area now even ears numb, MRI scan shows narrowing of spinal column between l4.L5 also have had thyroid problems i?
Barely visable but full body tremors.Cant keep legs still need to move. Eye twitch since thurs.Something majorly wrong?Normal thyroid no drug/caffiene
Consider side effect: I assume you have been examined by your provider and have normal vital signs and normal chemistries including calcium and magnesium levels. Next, i would wonder about your plaquenil. Side effects have included headache, dizziness, vertigo, tinnitus, nystagmus, nerve deafness, convulsions, ataxia, irritability, nervousness, emotional changes, nightmares, and psychosis. Consult md about stopping it. ...Read more
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