BORNSCHEIN, Andressa; Da Paz Filho, Gilberto; Graf, Hans; Amaral de Carvalho, Gisah
Objective: Compliance to levothyroxine treatment in hypothyroidism is compromised by daily schedule, and a weekly dose may be an alternative. Subjects and methods: This was a randomized, crossover study. Fourteen females were assigned to daily or weekly doses of LT4. After six weeks, they switched regimens. Thyroid parameters were measured at baseline, and after 42 and 84 days. Echocardiogram and hyperthyroidism symptoms were evaluated before and four hours after LT4 intake. Results: In the...[Show more]
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