Does Levothyroxine cause Hives?

Last Update April 29, 2016
Hives is a known side effect of Levothyroxine
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Levothyroxine, also L-thyroxine, synthetic thyroxine, or 3,5,3',5'-tetraiodo-L-thyronine, is a synthetic form of th...
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Does Levothyroxine cause Hives?

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Thyronorm and Hives
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I have had Hypothyroid for about 11 years now. I was on Thyronorm 100mcg (Levothyroxine) for about 3 years now. Latest Blood Test show TSH T3 and T4 levels as normal therefore Doctor advised to reduce the dose to Thyronorm 50mcg. Since this reduction I am having a bad case of Hives. What could be the reason and how to tackle it?
Allergy Specialist
October 8, 2014
Hives are often linked to hypothyroidism

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