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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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Synthroid 53,992
Levothyroxine 22,010
Cytomel 10,092
Last Update February 9, 2016
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Levothroid
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Synthroid
Other name: Synthroid Synthroid
Other name: Levothyroxine Levothyroxine
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2.6
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Helpfulness
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for Hypothyroidism
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3.3
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Hypothyroidism
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperthyroidism
Thyroid Problem
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Taken for:
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Hypothyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hashimoto's Disease
Thyroid Problem
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Goiter
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Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Method of use:
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Rx
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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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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and I am on 100 mg of levothroid. There have been other...
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" ...long hair, not anymore. My hair has been falling out for a year and ...is 2.6 and I am on 100 mg of levothroid. There have been other posts that SYnthroid does cause hair loss, everytime I got a... "

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nthroid, and finally to Levothroid. I'm having good s...
" ...Aloha! I have Hashimoto's thyroiditis and I have been on thyroid medication for more than a few decades. I started out on the old Armour (which wasn't much good), then switched to Synthroid, and... "

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I had a lot of leg pain both on Synthroid, Levothroid and...
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" ...in my gums. I had a lot of leg pain both on Synthroid, Levothroid and Armour and found that it was totally unrelated. I got a spinemax out the the skymall catalogue and that has helped immensly for... "

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ks I've started to regain it back and I'm all bloated again...
" ...of weeks agao I changed my meds from Synthroid to Levothroid and I instantly lost twelve pounds. Then after about 2 weeks I've started to regain it back and I'm all bloated again, none of my... "

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versions w/o the confectioners sugar listed for the synthro...
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" ...day before taking it until I can change to Levothroid or Levaxyl (both generic versions w/o the confectioners sugar listed for the synthroid). Thank you for sharing ...was terrified to take the... "

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(or, like im taking- levothroid) kicked in?I've been o...
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" How many days/weeks before your synthroid (or, like im taking- levothroid) kicked in? I've been on levothroid for three days. I... "

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ood tests showed that I was on the hyper side of \"normal\...
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" ...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... "

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Levothroid. Which, I believe is very similar to synthroid....
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" 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... "

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Levothroid did not make any difference in my weight. It...
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" ...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... "

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got on Levothroid, I started feeling better. Maybe you wo...
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" ...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..... "

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