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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....
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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.
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