i am confused. Is what Im taking generic for synthroid?I am a 59 year and also take 100mg gabapentin caps.my thyroid levels were low according to my bloodwork.Is it okay to take both these meds? The health dept. is who put me on both meds. I have no insurance therefor i cant afford a family dr. or a specialist.Thank you for any information. Jackie
14 Feb 2013
I have better results on synthroid, levoxyl. The brand. Generics vary in dose and for this med I have to be accurate. If cost is a factor then the generic will be ok. My recommendation is the brand for exact dosing. My endocrinologist agrees. I have used the generic and did experience a difference and more frequent adjustments. Karen
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
1 answer • 28 May 2010
I thought being on the correct dose of levothyroxine--I'm between a 1 and 2 on the blood test thyroid charts, taking 88mcg--it should be keeping ...
2 answers • 26 Jul 2012
I had my thyroid meds upped in September and then changed to synthroid. I was taking levothyroxine. After that I broke out in hives ... I just did ...
1 answer • 1 Dec 2013
... ago. Today after injection I cried all day. Is this normal?
1 answer • 23 Feb 2014
Thyroid Disease - I lost my thyroid to cancer in July 2014. I started out on Levothyroxine which did
... not get my TSH labs low enough. I also tried Synthroid. I felt terrible. I had Dr switch me to Armour. MyTSH went to high and other lab numbers ...
2 answers • 27 Jan 2015