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Will levothyroxin show up in a drug test

Patient: Will levothyroxin show up in a drug test.

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.Yes, Levothyroxine can be detected in the body. But, I do not think that it will be test ed in a drug test. It is not really a banned drug or a drug that is illegal completely.If your Doctor does test for it, then you should not be taking it. I also hope you are not taking it to lose weight. The side effects outweigh the benefits several fold.Hope this helps you. All the best.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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