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How does hydrocoden w/aetaminophen affect an underactive thyroid?

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suzanne66 11 Oct 2009

Use of narcotic analgesics eg. hydrocodone should be used with caution in patients with an underactive thyroid gland. This is because hypothyroidism slows the bodies metabolism. A reduced dose of narcotic analgesic may be required.

harleyhoney2130 20 Oct 2009

several narcotics has a effect on the thyroid

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