The prevalence of overmedication with levothyroxine in ambulatory elderly patients

To estimate the prevalence of overmedication with levothyroxine in ambulatory elderly patients and to determine if this older patient population is inherently more likely to have suppressed serum TSH concentration. The medical records of 180 elderly men above the age of 60 years who were on levothyroxine therapy were reviewed. The prevalence of suppressed… CONTINUE READING