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taking synthroid

I take synthroid between 2am and 5am. Now I heard that you must take it the same exact time every day or cancer can come back. Is this true?
Age
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66
Sex
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Female
Weight
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140
Current Medications
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synthroid
Drug Allergies
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none
Medical Conditions
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thyroid cancer
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It is generally recommended that you take your medications at the same time each day, as a general rule of thumb, this helps the medication to reach a 'steady state' or constant level in your system. With that said, Synthroid (levothyroxine) will remain in your system for a number of days, and so when you take it routinely you will have a steady state that shouldn't be effected much by small variances in when you take the medication.

What is more important is that you take levothyroxine with the same diet each day. It is generally recommended to be taken on an empty stomach, 30 minutes before eating, to help with absorption.
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