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Taking Levothyroxine and omeprazole before breakfast. How long should I wait?

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t Levothyroxine 100 mcg before breakfast. I have before breakfast, along with omeprazole DR 20 mg. Is it alrght to take these two together and hoe long
should I wait before eating?
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Posted Sat, 26 Oct 2013 in General Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. S Patra 53 minutes later
Brief Answer:
WAIT 2 hrs AFTER TAKING LEVOTHYROXINE.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Thanks for writing to us.

It is better to take Levothyroxine medicine alone in empty stomach for better absorption. No food or drugs (even omeprazole) can't be taken within 2 hrs of taking.

You should wait at least 2 hrs after taking Levothyroxine medicine to get effective result.

Hope, it helps for you. Let me know, if you need any clarification.

Wish your good health. Take care yourself.

Regards,
Dr Soumen
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