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What exactly is an overdose of thyroxine for a hypothyroidism patient?
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Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Symptomatic
Many times will treat based on symptoms once dz is confirmed (within a certain range of normal).
If symptoms of hyperthyroid would cut down dose, ie anxiety, agitation, tremor, exophthalmos, palpitations, diarrhea, jittery, racing heart, overheating, significant wt loss, insatiable appetite etc....

In brief: Symptomatic
Many times will treat based on symptoms once dz is confirmed (within a certain range of normal).
If symptoms of hyperthyroid would cut down dose, ie anxiety, agitation, tremor, exophthalmos, palpitations, diarrhea, jittery, racing heart, overheating, significant wt loss, insatiable appetite etc....
Dr. Slade Suchecki
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Dr. Thomas Lyons
Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Excess drug resultin
Any dose that results in a hyperthyroid staate or symptomology is an overdose.

In brief: Excess drug resultin
Any dose that results in a hyperthyroid staate or symptomology is an overdose.
Dr. Thomas Lyons
Dr. Thomas Lyons
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