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ea0019p345 | Thyroid | SFEBES2009

UK trends in prescribing thyroid hormone and patient satisfaction survey

Mitchell AL , Hickey B , Hickey JL , Pearce SHS

Background: Thyroid hormone replacement is one of the most commonly prescribed and cheapest treatments for a chronic disease. There have been recent changes in community prescribing policies in many areas of the UK that have changed patient access to necessary medications.Aim: To provide a picture of thyroid hormone usage in the UK and to survey patient opinion about current community prescribing policies for levothyroxine.Methods:...