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Question: Tribulus Terrestris safe for thyroid


 billy101 - Sun Oct 21, 2007 1:19 am

I am 19 male i have hypothroidism no past surgeries family history heart disease and diabetes.My current medication is levothyroxin 25mcg once daily. i wanted to know if it is safe to take Tribulus Terrestris

thank you in advance
 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:23 pm

User avatar Supplements are not regulated by the FDA and therefore we do not know much about interactions they may have with other medications. I cannot say it is safe or unsafe. Perhaps your doctor can advise you on this.

Good luck.

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