Oroxine vs Synthroid

Oroxine
(Rx)
Synthroid
(Rx)
Oroxine is a thyroid medication.
Synthroid is a thyroid medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Hypothyroidism
2.5
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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Not Available
July 24, 2002
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
868 Discussions
182,628 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Oroxine is prescribed for Hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's Disease, Hyperthyroidism and Thyroid Problems and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Synthroid is prescribed for Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Hashimoto's Disease and Thyroid Problems and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Oro
Weight Gain
10
Depression
6
Weight Loss
6
Hair Loss
4
Anxiety
3
Exhaustion
2
Palpitations
2
Allergy
2
Insomnia
2
Headaches
2
Syn
Weight Gain
9
Weight Loss
7
Depression
5
Hair Loss
5
Anxiety
4
Palpitations
3
Headaches
2
Insomnia
2
Allergy
2
Exhaustion
2
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6
7
Hair Loss
Oro
Syn
4
5
Anxiety
Oro
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3
4
Exhaustion
Oro
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2
2
Palpitations
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2
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Allergy
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2
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Oro
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2
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2
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Oro
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10
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Oro
7
6
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Oro
5
6
Hair Loss
Syn
Oro
5
4
Anxiety
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Oro
4
3
Palpitations
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Oro
3
2
Headaches
Syn
Oro
2
2
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Syn
Oro
2
2
Allergy
Syn
Oro
2
2
Exhaustion
Syn
Oro
2
2
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
Synthroid is considered safe to use during pregnancy.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
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
Solution: 200 mcg, 500 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 Oroxine and Synthroid: 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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