A 20-year-old woman presented 24 hours after taking an overdose of 80 tablets of levothyroxine 100 micrograms


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A 20-year-old woman presented 24 hours after taking an overdose of 80 tablets of levothyroxine 100 micrograms.
On examination, she was clinically euthyroid.
What is the most appropriate treatment?

A: β-adrenoceptor blockade
B: forced alkaline diuresis
C: haemodialysis
D: no treatment required
E: stomach washout

Correct answer: D Explanation This patient presented late following a levothyroxine overdose and she remained asymptomatic and did