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A 62-year-old female asked:

Been on levoxyl (thyroxine) 50mcg. for 12 yrs. levoxyl (thyroxine) was recalled and now have to switch to synthroid. am concerned, are they the same? would take brand name

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Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 44 years experience
Get thyroid checked: There are differences between brands, and your blood levels may have changed with the switch to synthroid (thyroxine). Best to get your thyroid blood levels checked.
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