Thyroid care

Pls let me kw abt thyroid and wht shd be the interval for thyroid test and wht shd a person suffer from hypo thyroid be including in the regime.
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Dr. Nikhil Prabhu Mumbai | Diabetologist
Normally it takes around 6-8 weeks to reflect change in TSH value after altering medication. Once TSH is in normal range you can check TSH once every 3 months. For hypothyroidism treatment patient takes levothyroxine tablet daily on empty stomach. If patient forget to take a tablet for a day then she can take 2 tablets on next day. Food and drinks should be avoided for atleast 1hr after taking tablet.
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