Levothyroxine vs Tirosint

Levothyroxine
(Rx)
Tirosint
(Rx)
Levothyroxine is a thyroid medication.
Tirosint is a thyroid medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Hypothyroidism
2.5
Concern level
2.2
Concern level
2.1
Approval Date
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Not Available
October 13, 2006
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
69,463 Discussions
2,948 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Levothyroxine is prescribed for Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's Disease and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Tirosint is prescribed for Hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's Disease and Hyperthyroidism and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Lev
Weight Gain
10
Weight Loss
8
Depression
7
Hair Loss
6
Anxiety
4
Palpitations
4
Headaches
3
Insomnia
3
Exhaustion
3
Allergy
2
Tir
Allergy
9
Anxiety
7
Hair Loss
6
Weight Gain
6
Palpitations
5
Headaches
5
Feeling Hyper
4
Depression
4
Insomnia
4
Weight Loss
4
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Levothyroxine
Lev
Tirosint
Tir
Weight Gain
Lev
Tir
10
6
Weight Loss
Lev
Tir
8
4
Depression
Lev
Tir
7
4
Hair Loss
Lev
Tir
6
6
Anxiety
Lev
Tir
4
7
Palpitations
Lev
Tir
4
5
Headaches
Lev
Tir
3
5
Insomnia
Lev
Tir
3
4
Exhaustion
Lev
Tir
3
0
Allergy
Lev
Tir
2
9
Allergy
Tir
Lev
9
2
Anxiety
Tir
Lev
7
4
Hair Loss
Tir
Lev
6
6
Weight Gain
Tir
Lev
6
10
Palpitations
Tir
Lev
5
4
Headaches
Tir
Lev
5
3
Feeling Hyper
Tir
Lev
4
0
Depression
Tir
Lev
4
7
Insomnia
Tir
Lev
4
3
Weight Loss
Tir
Lev
4
8
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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A Category A
Levothyroxine is considered safe to use during pregnancy.
A Category A
Tirosint is considered safe to use during pregnancy.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 25 mcg, 50 mcg, 75 mcg, 88 mcg, 100 mcg, 112 mcg, 125 mcg, 137 mcg, 150 mcg, 175 mcg, 200 mcg, 300 mcg
Capsule: 13 mcg, 25 mcg, 50 mcg, 75 mcg, 88 mcg, 100 mcg, 112 mcg, 125 mcg, 137 mcg, 150 mcg
Solution: 100 mcg, 200 mcg, 500 mcg
Capsule: 13 mcg, 25 mcg, 50 mcg, 75 mcg, 88 mcg, 100 mcg, 112 mcg, 125 mcg, 137 mcg, 150 mcg
Food Instructions
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Talk to your doctor about fiber consumption as it may decrease the drug's absorption. , Talk to your doctor about soy consumption as it may decrease the absorption of the drug. , Talk to your doctor about coffee consumption as it may affect the drug's absorption.
Talk to your doctor about fiber consumption as it may decrease the drug's absorption., Talk to your doctor about soy consumption as it may decrease the absorption of the drug., Talk to your doctor about coffee consumption as it may affect the drug's absorption.
Ingredients
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Levothyroxine Sodium
Levothyroxine Sodium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Levothyroxine and Tirosint: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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