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Synthroid Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Synthroid?

You should not take Synthroid if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Synthroid, levothyroxine sodium, or any of the inactive components used to make Synthroid. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Have untreated adrenal insufficiency, as Synthroid can cause serious problems unless this condition is appropriately treated.
     
  • Have an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) or a low TSH (which can be an early symptom of hyperthyroidism).
     
  • Have recently had a heart attack.
     

Synthroid Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Synthroid should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Synthroid warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
 
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