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Drug Effects on Thyroid Function

July 21, 2020

Session Description: A growing list of medications is known to interfere with thyroid function testing and thyroid hormone therapy. In addition, many medications can cause or exacerbate thyroid dysfunction. This session will provide an overview, with a focus on the thyroidal effects of newer drugs such as immune checkpoint inhibitors.

Faculty: James V. Hennessey, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify drugs that interfere with thyroid hormone therapy.
  2. Discuss data regarding drugs that interfere with thyroid function laboratory tests.
  3. Summarize current medical knowledge regarding drugs that interfere with endogenous thyroid function.

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