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Hypothyroidism (pronounced ) is a condition in which the thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone. (a deficiency of thyroid ...
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Common Hypothyroidism treatments discussed around the web
Synthroid 44,384 Levothyroxine 15,649 Cytomel 7,740
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Levothroid vs Synthroid

Levothroid
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Synthroid
Other name: Synthroid (Synthroid)
Other name: Levothyroxine (Levothyroxine)
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Taken for:
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Hypothyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Thyroid Problem
Hashimoto's Disease
Graves
Goiter
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Method of use:
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Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
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Levothyroxine, also L-thyroxine, synthetic thyroxine, or 3,5,3',5'-tetraiodo-L-thyronine, is a synthetic form of thyroxine (thyroid hormone), used as a hormone replacement for patients with thyroid problems. The natural hormone is chem...
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Levothyroxine, also L-thyroxine, synthetic thyroxine, or 3,5,3',5'-tetraiodo-L-thyronine, is a synthetic form of thyroxine (thyroid hormone), used as a hormone replacement for patients with thyroid problems. The natural hormone is chem...
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About Levothroid
Levothyroxine, also L-thyroxine, synthetic thyroxine, or 3,5,3',5'-tetraiodo-L-thyronine, is a synthetic form of thyroxine (thyroid hormone), used as a hormone replacement for patients with thyroid problems. The natural hormone is chem...
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About Synthroid
Levothyroxine, also L-thyroxine, synthetic thyroxine, or 3,5,3',5'-tetraiodo-L-thyronine, is a synthetic form of thyroxine (thyroid hormone), used as a hormone replacement for patients with thyroid problems. The natural hormone is chem...
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ood tests showed that I was on the hyper side of \"normal\...
" ...for 3 years and he changed me to the Levothroid because the Synthroid didn't ...but after taking the levothroid 1.37 my blood tests showed that I was on the hyper side of \"normal\" so he lowered it... "

Levothroid. Which, I believe is very similar to synthroid....
" I'm on Levothroid. Which, I believe is very similar to synthroid. And it's working on some level.... about three weeks into a new dose I feel great... and then it... "

Levothroid did not make any difference in my weight. It...
" ...pounds after I staeted taking synthroid. Levothroid did not make any difference in my weight. It stayed right up ...causing a lot of her edema. She has cut way... "

got on Levothroid, I started feeling better. Maybe you wo...
" ...med. (Have you?) I was on Synthroid once, and only for a ...me sicker than sick. Once I got on Levothroid, I started feeling better. Maybe you would do ...find a way to feel better soon..... "

am now taking 100 mcg levothroid - i don't think tha...
" ...anyone have any advice regarding hair loss and hypothyroidism? i was ...taken all the forms of synthroid (levothyroxine, levothroid) and am now taking 100 mcg levothroid - i don't think that... "

f Nov. and put me on Levothroid .75Thank you for any respons...
" ...thyroid issues. I just had lab work done and am confused about what it all ...with anxiety, restlessness, etc. They took me off Synthyroid 1.0 at the end of Nov. and put me on Levothroid .75 Thank... "

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have been taking Levothroid. I recently changed to 150 S...
" ...I've been treated for Graves Disease with radioactive iodine 10 years ago. Since then I have been taking Levothroid. I recently changed to 150 Synthroid. Recently, my lab results came ...3.0... "

ntended to switch me back from Levothroid (that the other do...
" ...I was in last week, he gave me a few sample packs of Synthroid 112 mcg because he intended to switch me back from Levothroid (that the other doc put me on) whether I need an increase or... "

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now they have changed my dosage to 125mcg of Levothroid...
" ...my dosage should be. I was hyper. I took 200mcg of Synthroid for about 13 years, now they have changed my dosage to 125mcg of Levothroid. I think that everyone is... "

to Tirosant. I was on Levothroid and loved it but it...
" ...switch to Tirosant. I was on Levothroid and loved it but ...had thyroidectomy in 1980 was on Synthroid (hated it ) Levothyroxin (hated it) and tried Armour which I liked but it made my throat hurt on 90... "

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