Christoph A. Meier

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Effects of drugs on thyroid function tests

Are you sure the thyroid function tests are influenced by medications/drugs? Drug-induced thyroid dysfunction should be considered when thyroid function test results are inconsistent with the clinical scenario or when a patient is taking a medication known to commonly disrupt thyroid function. Pseudo-abnormalities in thyroid function tests should be differentiated from true thyroid dysfunction. Certain…

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