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RCT: Levothyroxine does not reduce the risk of developing depressive symptoms in older adults with subclinical hypothyroidism

18 Feb, 2021 | 02:46h | UTC

Effect of Levothyroxine Therapy on the Development of Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults With Subclinical Hypothyroidism: An Ancillary Study of a Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

Related Studies: Association Between Levothyroxine Treatment and Thyroid-Related Symptoms Among Adults Aged 80 Years and Older With Subclinical Hypothyroidism – JAMA AND Thyroid Hormone Therapy for Older Adults with Subclinical Hypothyroidism – New England Journal of Medicine AND L-Thyroxine Therapy for Older Adults With Subclinical Hypothyroidism and Hypothyroid Symptoms: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Trial – Annals of Internal Medicine

Guidelines (conflicting viewpoints): BMJ Guideline: Treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism AND Society for Endocrinology & British Thyroid Association issue statement against new treatment recommendations for subclinical hypothyroidism


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