Medications to Watch Out For in Thyroid Conditions

Part of Thyroid For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

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)

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

  • Iron tablets

  • Iodine

  • Lithium

  • Propranolol

  • Corticosteroids