Are all brands of Generic levothyroxine the same?
There are different manufacturers that make Generic levothyroxine. When levothyroxine is branded, for example Synthroi, Levoxy and Tirosin in the United States, Thyrax in Europe, every prescription filled is for that same brand.
What can replace Generic levothyroxine?
Cytomel. Just like Generic levothyroxine, Cytomel (liothyronine) is another synthetic thyroid medication. But there is a difference. While Generic levothyroxine is a synthetic version of the T4 hormone, Cytomel is a synthetic version of the T3 hormone.
Is Generic levothyroxine a Tier 1 drug?
Medicare prescription drug plans typically list Generic levothyroxine on Tier 1 of their formulary. Generally, the higher the tier, the more you have to pay for the medication.
Which thyroid medication is best?
The most common treatment is Generic levothyroxine (Levoxyl, Synthroid, Tirosint, Unithroid, Unithroid Direct), a man-made version of the thyroid hormone thyroxine (T4). It acts just like the hormone your thyroid gland normally makes. The right dose can make you feel a lot better.
How can I boost my thyroid naturally?
Thyroid Superfoods: Roasted seaweed. Seaweed, such as kelp, nori, and wakame, are naturally rich in iodine--a trace element needed for normal thyroid function. - Brazil nuts, macadamia nuts, and hazelnuts are excellent sources of selenium, which helps support healthy thyroid function, Baked fish,Dairy,Fresh eggs
Why Generic levothyroxine is bad for you?
Warnings for people with certain health conditions: For people with heart problems: Generic Levothyroxine can increase your risk of serious heart problems, such as heart attack, abnormal heart rhythm, and heart failure. This risk is increased if you've already had these problems.