Originally Posted by midwest1
The prescribing information for Synthroid (and presumably all other thyroid replacement meds) says that levothyroxine increases the effect of anticoagulant agents. Prothombin time has to be carefully monitored and adjustment of the Coumadin dose made accordingly.
Thanks for your reply~
Hematologist has me on 81 mg. aspirin a day 'for now,' hoping to avoid the warfarin altogether! (This is due to autoantibodies testing positive in my blood, for a clotting syndrome where platelets stick together...)
After finding out from endo that there is interaction, and with the ups and downs of my thyroid numbers all the time, I am trying hard not to be scared out of my wits...
maybe just move across the street from the lab
not funny I guess