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Just prescribed levothyroxin 75mcg if i start taking this do I have to take this medication for life? Went from hyper to hypo if take can go off later

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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Replacement

The medication is replacing the thyroid hormone that your body is not making anymore or making too little.
This hormone is essential for the body to function properly. Unless something happens that your body starts making it again (rare) you will have to continue taking it. If your doctor prescribed it i suggest you take it...

In brief: Replacement

The medication is replacing the thyroid hormone that your body is not making anymore or making too little.
This hormone is essential for the body to function properly. Unless something happens that your body starts making it again (rare) you will have to continue taking it. If your doctor prescribed it i suggest you take it...
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