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Eutroxsig and dairy products?

Hi, I'm 20 years old and I've recently been prescribed a small dose of Eutroxsig (a 50mg tablet per day). My blood tests showed I was showing decrease in my TSH and I'm apparently showing symptoms that could potentially turn into thyroditis one day, though I'm wondering if these symptoms could also be due to my poor sleep schedule, diet and lack of exercise.
Anyway, I've been taking it about a week and am seeing my doctor again early September but it's kind of a hassle of having to wait an hour before eating or drinking anything other than water when I wake up (which, by the way my doctor didn't tell me a thing about, I only knew when the pharmacist gave them to me and she actually said half an hour, so I'm confused). I can manage, however, but I just noticed on the box a few days in that it said "Do not take dairy products within two hours of taking this medication" and the few days prior I'd had a coffee (with milk) an hour after I'd taken the tablet. I'm wondering how much this dairy rule applies. I know the absorption of the pill decreases with calcium and such but would it be alright after an hour? I kind of miss my morning coffee.
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1756321 tn?1547095325
I have two stickers on my eutroxsig prescription although the pharmacist crossed out dairy products in pen. Hmmm.

Avoid excessive skin exposure to sunlight and sunlamps while being treated with this medication.

Do not take dairy products, antacids, iron, or calcium supplements within two hours of each dose of this medication.

This is info from Australian Prescriber: Taking care of thyroxine

"Patients should be instructed to take thyroxine 30–60 minutes before breakfast in order to maximise absorption. If this is too difficult or threatens compliance, the patient may try taking the thyroxine last thing at night on an empty stomach. Patients who still decide to take their tablets with, rather than before, breakfast need to do this consistently, to avoid fluctuating thyroxine concentrations. Depending on the fibre and milk content of the meal, taking thyroxine with food may require a larger dose to maintain euthyroidism, because of the decreased bioavailability."
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Assuming that you're not drinking a full glass of milk in your coffee, I don't think the little bit you'd use would have that much effect on your thyroid medication, if you're waiting at least 30 minutes after taking it, to drink your coffee. You're not getting "that" much calcium in a couple/few tablespoons of milk...  The biggest thing is consistency.
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