L-thyroxine malabsorption due to calcium carbonate impairs blood pressure, total cholesterolemia, and fasting glycemia.

Affiliation

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy. [Email]

Abstract

Calcium carbonate was previously shown to interfere with L-thyroxine absorption. To estimate the magnitude of tablet L-thyroxine malabsorption caused by calcium carbonate, with resulting increase in serum thyrotropin (TSH), we performed a cohort study in a referral care center.

Keywords

Blood pressure,Calcium carbonate,Fasting blood glucose,Hypothyroidism,L-thyroxine malabsorption,Serum cholesterol,

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