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ea0090ep315 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

Levothyroxine dosing following bariatric surgery – A 4-year follow up

Ribeiro Sara , Lima Bruno A , Goncalves Juliana , Moreno Telma , Ferreira Helena Urbano , Pedro Jorge , Varela Ana , Carvalho Davide , Freitas Paula

Introduction: The anatomical and physiological changes induced by bariatric surgery (BS) can significantly impact the absorption and pharmacokinetics of orally administered medication. In particular, levothyroxine (LT4) dosage, given its dependence on patientÂ’s weight and gastric pH for optimal absorption, is expected to change following BS. However, the literature is not unanimous and there is a void of longer-term studies. We aimed to compare LT4 dosage 4 years followin...