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Tirosint Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Tirosint?

You should not take Tirosint if you:
  • Are allergic to Tirosint, levothyroxine sodium, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Have untreated adrenal insufficiency, as Tirosint 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.
  • Are unable to swallow a capsule whole.

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Tirosint should not be taken, as well as several warnings and precautions people should be aware of before starting treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these safety concerns were discussed in this article. Therefore, talk with your healthcare provider about the specific issues that may apply to you.
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