Levothyroxine and metformin interactions

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levo<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thyroxine</span>, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>metformin</span> MONITOR: The efficacy of oral hypoglycemic agents and insulin may be diminished by certain drugs, including thiazides and other diuretics, corticosteroids, estrogens, progestins, thyroid hormones, human growth hormone, gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists, phenothiazines, atypical antipsychotics, sympathomimetic amines, protease inhibitors, phenytoin, megestrol, danazol, isoniazid, asparaginase, pegaspargase, diazoxide, temsirolimus, sucralfate oral suspension, as w
I did a search for drug <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>interactions</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> found that hypoglygemic agents (<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>metformin</span>) <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> insulin may be diminished by certain drugs; there's a whole list of them, but thyroid hormones, is one on the list, that's why your instructions said you might have to alter your diabetes med. 898_1 -- that's interesting about metformin suppressing TSH if one has TPO antibodies.
find out what kind of BCP he wants to put you on. If you're on a T4 med, there can be <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>interactions</span> between it <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> some forms of BCP. Its even in the pamphlet the pharmacy gives you along with your rx. Hope all this works for you!
Thanks for bringing this up. I know Joe's first and only biopsy showing cirrhosis, did not show a fatty liver. I remember the PA brought this up when I was arguing for metformin before starting TX. She said, "No way" and I then took my studies to Joe's regular MD and he gave it to him. Well, none of it worked in the end but I think the PA would be more agreeable to test him for insulin resistance now.
At any exertion, sweat would pour from his head <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> the rest of his body <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> he would continue sweating for a long time afterwards. Heartburn <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> acid reflux, especially at night. Flushing in the face, without apparent reason. His doctor diagnosed him with depression. Against his grain, he agreed to try different anti-depressants but things kept getting worse. Apart from all of the other symptoms, he started having some episodes that his doctor described as panic attacks.
Morning we have oatmeal with raisin and cinnamon with milk we do not add sugar or honey. We share a apple <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> a bannana <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> we have a tad of cottage cheese on a half tomatoe. Lunch we usually have a sandwich mostly peanut butter n jelly sometimes tuna etc. At night we mostly have a nice fresh salad and our meat dish. Meat us usually baked in the oven on racks or bar-b-que.
They are not sharp pains but more of a constant 'throb' <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> can go on for hours. Pain relief medication does nothing <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> the only relief I can get at all is the application of something topical like '4-Head' or the American 'Head-On'. Although I have been a reasonably 'active' drinker in the past, if anything now, at the age of 61 (male), I rarely have more than two drinks at a time ... which is why I'm surprised at the onset of these headaches.
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