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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 66-67

Management of primary hypothyroidism: Role of addition of levothyroxine at night

Practising, Endocrinologist, Patna, Bihar, India

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Santosh Kumar Singh
301, Udaimaan Apartment, Opp. A. N. College, Boring Road, Patna - 800 001
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-0354.129729

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Background: Levothyroxine (LT4) is conventionally taken in the morning. Methods and Result: This retrospective study was done to assess the effect of addition of LT4 on thyroid hormone profile in primary hypothyroid patients. Conclusion: The study demonstrated significant improvement, which could be explained by greater bioavailability of LT4 and improved compliance.

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