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Should the thyroid test t3,t4 ,TSH be taken on empty stomach? Also can I have the medicine thyronorm 150 mcg on the day before taking the test?
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Thyronorm can interfere with thyroid test results. Tests should be done in fasting state preferably, to pick up mild early hypothyroidism. Therefore tests should be done after 8 hrs fasting and by not taking the medication before the blood draw. It’s ok to take the medicine after blood is drawn
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