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E.H. is a 47-year-old female with a three month history of intermittent heat intolerances, sweats, and tremor. There is a positive history of thyroid disease, but she denies taking any medications. Her other medical problems include diabetes which is cont

b. Methimazole
e. Propranolol

E.H. is a 47-year-old female with a three month history of intermittent heat intolerances, sweats, and tremor. There is a positive history of thyroid disease, but she denies taking any medications. Her other medical problems include diabetes which is cont

b. Serum TSH of 0.1 mlU/mL

G.B. is a 72 year old male (66kg) with a history of heart disease newly diagnosed with primary hypothyroidism. What dosage of levothyroxine would you, the pharmacist, recommend for this patient?
a. Initial dose of 25-50 ug, titrated every 6 to 8 weeks to

c. Initial dose of 12.5-25 ug daily, titrated every 2 months to achieve a normal serum TSH level

G.B. is a 72 year old male (66kg) with a history of heart disease newly diagnosed with primary hypothyroidism. Which signs or symptoms might G.B. be experiencing if he was initially prescribed a significantly higher dosage of levothyroxine
a. Cold intoler

c. Nervousness

R.K. is a 66-year-old white female. Her TSH concentration is 11.2 mIU/L and her free T4 concentrations is 1.8 ng/dL. She is otherwise healthy and denies any symptoms of thyroid disease and is taking no medications Interpret these findings and provide an a

d. She has subclinical hypothyroidism, which should be treated