Around the world, many people start their day with a cup of coffee, a cappuccino, or an espresso. At the same time, there are many people with various thyroid conditions who rely on synthetic thyroid hormone replacement medication like levothyroxine (., Synthroid, Levoxyl, and Unithroid) to treat their hypothyroidism. And following doctor's instructions, most of those people take their thyroid pills in the morning. There is a problem, however, when coffee drinkers take their prescription thyroid medication along with their morning coffee or espresso. Find out why you should wait for that morning cup of joe.