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17 Jul 2006

Eltroxin
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What does Eltroxin do?

Why would a dietician prescribe Eltroxin and Moduretic for me?
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01 Jan 0001

Eltroxin is a thyroid hormone supplement - It is indicated for an underactive thyroid. It should only be used after a thyroid function test has been done (at your GP). Moduretic is a diuretic used to control blood pressure and also help with water retention.
A dietician cannot 'prescribe' this as both are prescription items - By law dieticians (unless also a medical doctor) are not allowed to prescribe medication.
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