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On antihistamine and sinus medications it says to consult your doctor if you have thyroid disease. Why?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Avoid stimulants

Many otc cold medicines have pseudophed or similar stimulant medications.
If you are hyperthyroid, this would be an added stimulant. If your heart rate is already 95 from your thyroid, the added stimulant could be bad for your heart. However, if your thyroid is being treated, and your blood ft4 is normal, you are probably ok.

In brief: Avoid stimulants

Many otc cold medicines have pseudophed or similar stimulant medications.
If you are hyperthyroid, this would be an added stimulant. If your heart rate is already 95 from your thyroid, the added stimulant could be bad for your heart. However, if your thyroid is being treated, and your blood ft4 is normal, you are probably ok.
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