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Doctor insights on: What Foods Interact With Thyroid Medication

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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What medications or foods interact with synthroid, welbutrin or buspar (buspirone)?

What medications or foods interact with synthroid, welbutrin or buspar (buspirone)?

Too broad a question: Generally speaking none of the meds you mentioned are known for their drug-drug or food-drug interactions. However, that's not to say they have none. Being more specific about which foods or meds you are asking about might help. ...Read more

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What drugs and foods can interact with propionyl-l-carnitine supplements?

What drugs and foods can  interact with propionyl-l-carnitine supplements?

Proionyl: Please go online to "WebMD" and type in "propionyl-l-carnitine" and you should find all you need to know about your important question. Take your time going through the article. ...Read more

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Some foods interfere with thyroid medication absorbtion for hypothyroidism, are drumstick (moringa), Ivy gourd and Jaggery safe to consume?

Some foods interfere with thyroid medication absorbtion for hypothyroidism, are drumstick (moringa), Ivy gourd and Jaggery safe to consume?

Thyroid Rx: Some foods interfere with thyroid medication absorbtion for hypothyroidism, are drumstick (moringa), Ivy gourd and Jaggery safe to consume? ANS: always take thyroid meds on empty stomach and do not eat for 1 hour. ...Read more

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What meds can interact with betel nut?

Carcinogenic: The betel nut is actually a drupe & not really a nut. I am not sure of interactions. But why ingest a carcinogenic material? ...Read more

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What medications can interact with mineral supplements?

What medications can interact with mineral supplements?

Too many to list: Realistically you don't want/need a whole list of all medication/supplement interactions, just the ones you're taking, right? Check out http://www.Uspharmacist.Com/content/d/featured%20articles/c/10439/ for one pharmacist's thoughts on medication/supplement interactions. Or go to www.Epocrates.Com, www.Drugs.Com, etc for each individual medication & search for interactions. ...Read more

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Does coffee really interfere with thyroid medication absorption?

Does coffee really interfere with thyroid medication absorption?

Yes: Yes, a recent study done by an italian group and published in thyroid journal showed up to 35% reduction in thyroid level absorption if thyroxine was taken with coffee. ...Read more

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Dose rhodiola or any other natural fertility help effect a person on levothyroxine and regulates hypothyroidism. What other things should I avoid?

Dose rhodiola or any other natural fertility help effect a person on levothyroxine and regulates hypothyroidism. What other things should I avoid?

'Natural help': - is no help - herbs, vitamins, and supplements definitely don't help with fertility. None of it does. It also is not a reliable way to treat thyroid disease. You really should see a doctor for some real help with these problems. ...Read more

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Why thyroid medicines supplied along with psychiatric drugs?

Why thyroid medicines supplied along with psychiatric drugs?

Augment: Some psychiatrists augment thyroid for a patient who is depressed with low/ low nl thyroid function. ...Read more

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What medications interact with vitamin d?

What medications interact with vitamin d?

Numerous: There are many drugs which can interact with vitamin d, but the main ones which should be avoided included magnesium hydroxide and magnesium-containing antacids, mineral oil, vitamin d analogs, and probably thiazide diuretics (blood pressure med) as well. ...Read more

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Can iron supplement interact with your hormone medications?

Yes: They can interact with thyroid hormone medications. Do not take them at the same time. Ask your pharmacist. ...Read more

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What diet pills are safe with hypothyroidism?

What diet pills are safe with hypothyroidism?

NO diet: Pills are safe or effective for anyone, much less for someone with hypothyroidism. By the way, it's easy to treat hypothyroidism with the correct dose of brand name T4 replacement, and then it's like the problem doesn't exist as long as you take the proper medication. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Could eating grapefruit interfere with certain medications?

Could eating grapefruit interfere with certain medications?

Grapefruit juice : may interact with a # of meds to include: Dexedrine, Adderall, Desoxyn, Ritalin, Halcion, Versed, Mogodon, Norvir, Zoloft, Lustral, Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Buspar, Levothyroxine,Xanax, Doral, Valium, Verapamil, Prandon, Luvox, Codiene, Seroquel, Serzone, Oxycodone, dextromethorphan, Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Trazodone, Tegretol, cisapride, etc. Ask your pharmacist for more info. ...Read more

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To what extent could dosages of anti-depressants, levoxl, and propranolol interact and impact TSH levels ? Should they be managed holistically?

To what extent could dosages of anti-depressants, levoxl, and propranolol interact and impact TSH levels ? Should they be managed holistically?

Interact: Best advice is to monitor TSH level every 6 weeks to titrate your thyroxine dose. As regards antidepressants, i believe a holistic approach may be suitable for managing depression as long as it is not major depression or bipolar. ...Read more

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Are there any good diet pills which people with an underactive thyroid can take?

Are there any good diet pills which people with an underactive thyroid can take?

Diet pills: If your thyroid is truly underactive then your dr. Will probably recommend thyroid replacement and that may help with your weight. I have had little to no success with other diet pills and recommend lifestyle changes instead with exercise and dietary changes. Good luck with your weight loss. ...Read more

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Can leviothyrozine and vitamin D3 pills interfere with iron absorption? What foods interfere with hypothyroidism and iron intake and should b avoided?

Can leviothyrozine and vitamin D3 pills interfere with iron absorption? What foods interfere with hypothyroidism and iron intake and should b avoided?

NO: Neither interfere with Iron absorption. You might consider taking some Vitamin C with the Iron it is better absorbed in an acid environment. (Vit C=Ascorbic acid) Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more