Does prednisone affect thyroid medication?

We found no reported interactions between prednisone and levothyroxine.

Does prednisone affect thyroid?

Anti-inflammatory doses of prednisone administered every other day did not interfere with thyroid hormone monitoring. So, at least with short-term administration of a single daily anti-inflammatory dose of prednisone, thyroid function may be evaluated by looking at free T4 or TSH concentrations.

How does prednisone affect hypothyroidism?

Orally administered prednisone, in a dose of 20 mg each day for nine days, resulted in a significant decrease in mean serum TSH levels (p less than 0.01) without significant changes in levels of serum T4, T3, and thyroxine binding globulin (TBG).

Can I take prednisolone and levothyroxine together?

Combination treatment with prednisone and levothyroxine decreased the risk of bleeding and improved platelet recovery compared to control treatment and treatment with either prednisone or levothyroxine alone.

Can prednisone affect TSH?

Dexamethasone doses as low as 0.5 mg can lower serum TSH levels, while 30 mg of prednisone is likely required to significantly alter TSH levels (4).