Effects of chronic methadone administration on the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis

L. Shenkman, B. Massie, T. Mitsuma, C. S. Hollander

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Abstract

Pituitary and thyroidal response to the iv administration of thyrotropin releasing hormone was assessed in 8 subjects on chronic methadone therapy. All subjects showed a normal rise of thyrotropin and triiodothyronine, suggesting that the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroidal axis is intact.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-170
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Volume35
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1972
Externally publishedYes

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