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Q. Is hypothyroidism totally curable with medicines and how long do I need to take medicines?

Answered by
Dr. Divakara P
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Jul 25, 2018 and last reviewed on: Jan 20, 2022

Hello Doctor,

I am 30 years old. My TSH level is 36.5. Is hypothyroidism totally curable with medicines and how long do I need to take medicines?

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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Hypothyroidism is not totally curable. You may have to take medicines for your lifetime.

If you have not yet started medicines, I advise you start taking tablet Thyronorm 75mcg daily morning in empty stomach.

Repeat TSH after 2 months and revert back with the reports to an endocrinologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/endocrinologist


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