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Impaired nitrazepam metabolism in hypothyroidism.
  1. R. A. Kenny,
  2. K. Kafetz,
  3. M. Cox,
  4. J. Timmers,
  5. M. Impallomeni


    Delayed metabolism of a number of drugs has been described in hypothyroid patients. We report an elderly hypothyroid female who had prolonged delay in the metabolism of a commonly-used sedative, nitrazepam, and discuss the importance of delayed drug metabolism in hypothyroidism.

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