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How should I take levothyroxine and metformin together? Timing?

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Dr. Chaitanya Mamillapalli
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Metformin should be taken with food to minimize stomach side effects.
Levothyroxine should be taken on empty stomach and should wait atleast 1/2 hour before eating the food to promote absorption of the thyroid medication.

In brief: Different times

Metformin should be taken with food to minimize stomach side effects.
Levothyroxine should be taken on empty stomach and should wait atleast 1/2 hour before eating the food to promote absorption of the thyroid medication.
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