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Sorbiline syrup for a hypothyroid patient. What changes in diet?

My wife (55 years old,5 3 , 82 kg in weight )is a patient of hypo-thyroidism ( TSH ) for last 25 years.Her sugar, BP ,TSH are in limits after having medicines in following ways: Early morning (Zoryl 2, Lasictone,Myonit sr 2.6, Veloz-D ) 1 tab each, after lunch ( Eltroxine 100, Lotensyl 10, Zyloric, Macalvit-500, Gluformine 1000, Met XL 25 ) 1 tab each Evening ( Myonit SR 2.6, Veloz-D, Lasilactone ) 1 tab each, After dinner ( Gluformine 1000, Ecospring AV 75, Macalvit 500, Alprex 0.25 ) 1 tab each. Except apetite, other things r in limits. At present she has less apetire. Hardly takes 1 thinn chapatty with the help of pickles. Stooling function is, I hope , OK. Goes max twice a day. Can u please suggest for her apetite ! Can I give SORBILINE Syrup or Tablets at present ? my email address is YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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Your wife has already multiple medical morbidities and is on multiple medications. Loss of appetite can be symptom of hypothyroidism itself or Depression due to hypothyroidism.

In my view repeat her Serum TSH level. It is not good to give sorbitol in current state.

Apart from that discuss your current physician if her current medical problems under control or change is needed in existing medications.

I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Wish you Good Health.

Dr. Ashish Mittal
Answered: Wed, 19 Sep 2012
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