Pseudomalabsorption of levothyroxine.

@article{Ain1991PseudomalabsorptionOL,
  title={Pseudomalabsorption of levothyroxine.},
  author={Kenneth B. Ain and Samuel Refetoff and Henry G. Fein and Bruce D. Weintraub},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1991},
  volume={266 15},
  pages={
          2118-20
        }
}
OBJECTIVE --The issue of patient compliance with pharmacological therapy vs malabsorption of medication was explored in the context of persistent hypothyroidism despite the administration of large doses of levothyroxine sodium. DESIGN --Retrospective case series. SETTING --Referred care in two large tertiary care centers. PATIENTS --Four patients, seen within two decades, with clinical and biochemical hypothyroidism while receiving levothyroxine, were evaluated for selective malabsorption… CONTINUE READING

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