Is taking Synthroid (thyroxine) with the ACE diet pill ok?

Talk to your doctor. The ace diet pills contain caffeine, and other drugs which give you a kick, like caffeine. Think of it like one of those "5 hr energy" drinks. Synthroid (thyroxine) boosts your metabolism, and at high doses it does the same, but hopefully your synthroid (thyroxine) dose is properly adjusted so that your thyroid is in balance. Do these ace pills put you at risk? Maybe. Talk to your doctor.

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Can you help? Could taking diet pills cause serious complications if taken with synthroid (thyroxine)?

It may affect absorp. It may hinder the absoption of synthroid (thyroxine) and you may not get the full dose of thyroid replacement as needed. So there is no absolute contraindication for taking diet pills and synthroid (thyroxine) as long as thyroid functions are monitored regularly and dose adjustment made if needed. Read more...

Is it safe to take a diet pill while on synthroid (thyroxine)?

Maybe. Questions remain about the safety of diet pills in general. If you're on the right dose of synthroid, (thyroxine) it should not add to whatever risks are there. Read more...

Will diet pills affect my Synthroid (thyroxine) medication. I'm looking into the natural garcinia pill. But I take Synthroid (thyroxine) for thyroid.

No Diet Pills work. Please save your money. There is still no diet pill that will really lead you to real and lasting weight loss. Please do not be gullible to this one more product designed to take money from the overweight. Read more...

I've had thyroid cancer 2 years ago, I take the name brand synthroid (thyroxine). Is it okay for me to take diet pills?

No problem. Most thyroid cancers do well after surgery if nodes were neg. and age at surgery under 40. If all is well after surgery which removes a major part if not all of the thyroid, there is a tendency to have low levels of thyroxin requiring oral supplements and patients tend to put on wt. Taking diet pills may even be helpful if there was a significant wt. increase post surgery. Read more...
Free T4 check. Diet pills OTC are not FDA regulated and have been shown to contain drugs like spironolactone and various hormones as well as other contaminants. Most contain a large amount of caffeine. One diet pill can put a patient into the ER with an arrhythmia. Please use caution. Exercise and a healthy diet for weight loss is. Some people also do better at the high end of the normal range for thyroxine. Read more...