Levothyroxine vs. Synthroid?

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Hey everyone!
I have a question: Levothyroxine vs. Synthroid? I know they are technically the same thing, but they are made differently.

I was recently switched to Synthroid (3 months ago) and I have been feeling like total crap. I think my levels are off again. I had been on Levo for almost 3 years prior to this switch, and I’m really starting to feel like I did before I was on meds. I mean, the Levo by no means was a life changing pill, but I was defintiely more functional than I am now.

Anyway, which pill do you think is better and why? Should I just switch back or ride out the synthroid because it gets better?

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Sonya 3 years 0 Answers 268 views 0

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  1. There’s really no better or worse, just what suits you best. Some love Synthroid, others do fine on a different brand of T4. Why not switch back to Levothyroxine and see how you feel?

  2. Whatever works for you.

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