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Should I take named brand thyroid medicine like Synthroid (thyroxine) or generics? I heard name brand dosing is more consistent. Your thoughts?

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Dr. Tom Harrington
Internal Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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