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Is Generic Synthroid Okay To Take
Yes: Generic synthroid is called levothyroxine. Taking generic version is reasonable and will likely achivevsimilar results , however i would recommend that you inform your endocrinologist about such switch as you may need to have your thyroid levels checked soon (a few weeks) after making the switch to ensure your dosing is appropriate. I would also recommend that you adhere to one kind of preparation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the generic for Synthroid (levothyroxine) be broken into 4? I take half one day and a half of a half the next.
Which is better for thyroid levothyroxine or synthroid? I take the generic but i think i would feel better on name brand I have readed many things
Thyroid: It makes no difference but stick with either the generic or the brand dont mix and match may have different bioavailability. ...Read more
Is it better to take the name brand Synthroid (thyroxine) than thegeneric brand.I am taking the generic but I feel I would feel better on Synthroid (thyroxine) is there bette?
Same Hormone with a: twist. Each manufacturer uses the same levothyroxine hormone, and puts the correct amount in each pill. The difference between different manufacturers is the binders they use to actually make the pill. These different binders can change the absorption of the hormone, and since we are only taking about micrograms of the hormone in the pill, a little difference in absorption makes a big change. ...Read more
Should I take named brand thyroid medicine like Synthroid (thyroxine) or generics? I heard name brand dosing is more consistent. Your thoughts?
Thyroid meds: Thyroid medication is one of the most common medications written for. I use generics unless there continues to be a wide variability in the labs (TSH) that are used to follow this condition. Cerainly if the patient desires a branded name i usually comply. ...Read more
Only if: You like the taste of pomegranate juice -- otherwise it has no benefits. It won't interact however. ...Read more
Yes: Coenzyme q10 is presently being peddled for pretty much everything and if you believed what these people are saying you would at best be reading uncritically. Coenzyme q specifically helps a group of very rare diseases. Supplement makers are not held by law to the standards of truth that the healthtap team is. If you want to pay money to people for deceiving you, that's your business. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes you may: Branched-chain amino acids are held as beneficial. These are essential aa. Carnitine is made in livers from methionine and lysine. We can also ingest formed carnitine in meats. --or as a supplement. Carnitine can serve as an energy cofactor at the cellular level and is believed valuable for myocardial dysfunctions. Carnitine may inhibit thyroid hormone action at the cellular level, tho. ...Read more
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