ea0019p366 | Thyroid | SFEBES2009
, Quinton R
, Ball S
Since the observation in 1961, that phenytoin treatment caused a reduction in protein bound iodine, the effect of various anticonvulsants on the thyroid hormones and in causing sub clinical and overt hypothyroidism has been a matter of debate. There are no reports linking newer antiepileptics like lamotrignine to thyroid hormone abnormalities. We report three patients who developed overt hypothyroidism while on treatment with Primidone, Lamotrignine and Carbamazepine respectiv...