Thyroid Disease Basics When Should Thyroid Medication Be Taken? Share Pin Email More in Thyroid Disease Basics Symptoms and Risk Factors Testing and Diagnosis Treatment Holistic Treatment Weight Loss Conditions Hypothyroidism Impacts to Women's Health Dealing with Doctors Hyperthyroidism Thyroid Cancer News, Lawsuits and Recalls Related Conditions Endocrine Autoimmune Diseases View All Updated April 21, 2016 When should thyroid medication be taken? Thyroid medication should be taken if you have low thyroid levels. But first consult with your doctor to see if you actually require thyroid medication. Up Next Up Next Article The TSH Reference Range: A Guide for Thyroid Patients Up Next Article Overactive Thyroid Increases Risk of Bone Fracture in Thyroid Patients Up Next Article Should Thyroid Patients Self-Medicate? An Editorial from Mary Shomon Up Next Article Should You Treat Hashimoto's Thyroiditis When Your TSH is Normal?