carbamazepine and levothyroxine

Posted by user_ch031a490 @user_ch031a490, Aug 6, 2017

hi
i have seen a patient 46yrs/F on chronic intake of tab.carbamazepine for epilepsy.The patient had developed hypothyroidism recently for which levothyroxine is started.she gets seizures;when levothyroxine is taken,when levothyroxine is stopped she is seizure free.
kindly explain
Dr Arun Kannan

Hello,

Unfortunately, we do not and cannot offer medical advice on Mayo Clinic Connect. I suggest contacting the referring physician resources if you have questions about a patient of yours. I suggest checking out the following resource, http://www.mayoclinic.org/medical-professionals.

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