The Best Way to Take Your Thyroid Medication

Bone-Healthy Living / Research / February 17, 2015

Lara Pizzorno is the author of “Your Bones: How You Can Prevent Osteoporosis and Have Strong Bones for Life – Naturally” and a member of the American Medical Writers Association with 29 years of experience specializing in bone health.

Recently we asked Lara if she would help us provide a series of short, ongoing videos to help you (our customers and readers) stay up to date on the latest facts and science related to bone health.

In this latest video, Lara discusses whether or not you can take a thyroid medication and strontium supplement at the same time (of day). Watch the video below (or read the transcript provided) and let us know what you think in the comments. 🙂


Drug interactions between L Thyroxine Roche and strontium-89 chloride

American Thyroid Association:

Cappelli C, Pirola I, Gandossi E, et al. treatment at breakfast: a mistake? Eur J Endocrinol. 2013 Nov 22;170(1):95-9. doi: 10.1530/EJE-13-0693. Print 2014 Jan. PMID: 24123095

Author: Lara Pizzorno, MDIV, MA, LMT

Grace from Australia
Grace from Australia

I don’t take Thyroid meds but have Thyroid Nodules. Can Strontium Citrate affect this condition negatively?


Hi Grace,

While Strontium Citrate is not likely to affect this condition, it is best to discuss with your doctor.

– Monica @ AlgaeCal

Linda Russell
Linda Russell

Thank you was not aware of drinking black coffee with my thyroid would be harmful.


Very helpful – excellent information, clear explanation. Thanks.

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