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ea0014p318 | (1) | ECE2007

Carbamazepine and risk of hypothyroidism: a prospective study

Horacek Jiri , Simko Julius , Waberzinek Gerhard

While carbamazepine (CBZ) treatment may affect serum thyroid hormone concentrations it rarely leads to clinically important hypothyroidism. This study was aimed to evaluate an early effect of CBZ on thyroid status in hypothyroid patients with thyroid hormone replacement, as compared with patients without a thyroid disorder.Twenty-nine patients indicated for CBZ treatment were followed prospectively. Their thyrotropin (TSH), total thyroxine (TT4) and free...