8 Medications to Be Cautious of in Thyroid Conditions - dummies

8 Medications to Be Cautious of in Thyroid Conditions

By Alan L. Rubin

Part of Thyroid For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Certain drugs can interact with your thyroid hormone to negatively affect your thyroid function. These are just a few commonly used medications that can affect your thyroid:

  • Amiodarone

  • Aspirin (more than 3,000 milligrams daily)

  • Estrogen (for example, in hormone replacement therapy, or in the oral contraceptive pill)

  • Iron tablets

  • Iodine

  • Lithium

  • Propranolol

  • Corticosteroids