January 23rd, 2011


Coffee Joins List of Things that Interfere with Thyroid Meds

THE LIST (these items all proven to decrease GI uptake of oral thyroid hormone medications)
coffee-->decreases absorption by about 1/3-->vicious cycle
antacids containing aluminum hydroxide (this is also in the anthrax vaccine)
ferrous sulfate
calcium carbonate
soy protein shakes
raloxifene/evista (pharm for osteoporosis)
chromium picolinate (supp for diabetics)

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