I have read that my thyroid meds can be taken at night but I can't find anything on taking the levo., lorazepam and the oxycontin. I was considering spacing it out by an hour if it is better
You must take levothyroxine on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes before your other medications. You have to not eat at least an hour before you take it. This is so the drug absorbs. This is why most people take it in the morning. Here is what the info is on levo and food The timing of meals relative to your levothyroxine dose can affect absorption of the drug. Therefore, levothyroxine should be taken on a consistent schedule with regard to time of day and relation to meals so as to maintain steady blood levels. In addition, absorption of levothyroxine may be decreased by foods such as soybean flour, cotton seed meal, walnuts, dietary fiber, calcium, and calcium fortified juices. These foods should be avoided within several hours of dosing if possible.
You could try taking it at night, and if your future blood work shows you are in the acceptable range, it will show you are absorbing it well and is ok to continue taking it at night. You could also call your pharmacist at the pharmacy where you have your levothyroxine filled, and he/she should be able to answer any questions you have, too! He/she might even give you additional info from what your doctor has given you, which could give you more information about it!
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