Hashimoto thyroiditis

Liquid or tablet Levothyroxine

      The liquid and soft gel formulations of levothyroxine allowing better L-T4 absorption in comparison to the traditional tablet form. Recent study compared the effects of thyroid replacement therapy with either liquid or tablet formulation of levothyroxine on mood states, self-perceived mental well-being and thyroid hormone profile in recently thyroidectomized patients. The results, after 2 months of liquid formulation of levothyroxine in recently thyroidectomized patients, show a greater efficacy of liquid formulation of[…]


Thyroid medication intake

    Levothyroxine sodium is widely prescribed to treat hypothyroidism. For long there is an agreement that levothyroxine should be taken before breakfast in order to prevent its interference with food or other medications. Some hypothyroid patients, despite taking thyroid medication, still report unbalanced thyroid hormone levels. A Randomized Double-blind study shows that Levothyroxine when taken at bedtime, at least 2 hours after dinner, significantly improves thyroid hormone levels. When levothyroxine was taken at bedtime,[…]