The patient was taking the following medications and supplements managed by his medical doctor: levetiracetam (Keppra) 1000 mg daily (250 mg 4x/day); levothyroxine (Synthroid
) 125 mg tablets daily; tamsulosin HCI 40 mg daily; cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) 50,000/week; fluoxetine (Prozac) 20 mg daily; glucosamine chondroitin (Osteo Bi-Flex) 1200 mg daily.
* Hypothyroidism is treated with levothyroxine (Synthroid
), a medication that increases the level of thyroid hormone.
See also In re Synthroid
Marketing Litigation, 325 F.3d 974 (7th Cir.
The most common medication prescribed for hypothyroidism is the many brands of T4 (tyrosine with four iodine molecules attached) with Synthroid
being the most common name brand.
You are fortunate in that you've been diagnosed and can restore your hormone balance with the drug thyroid hormone levothyroxine (Synthroid
Finally, her history of hypothyroidism, which is another risk factor for bradycardia, is well managed with Synthroid
Samuels and her coinvestigators enrolled in the trial 138 hypothyroid but otherwise healthy patients who had been on a stable dose of levothyroxine (Synthroid
and others) alone for at least 3 months and had normal TSH levels.
Doctors will often prescribe a synthetic T4 product called Synthroid
, which can work if T4 is all you need.
Chart Published by Life Extension in 1999 Exposing Scandalous High Drug Prices (This problem has exponentially worsened since then) Comparison of US and European Drug Prices Drug Quantity Potency US Price European Price Premarin 28 0.625 mg $ 14.98 $ 4.25 Synthroid
50 100 mcg $ 13.84 $ 2.95 Coumadin 25 10 mg $ 30.25 $ 2.85 Prozac 14 120 mg $ 36.12 $18.50 Prilosec 28 20 mg $109.00 $39.25 Norvasc 30 5 mg $ 44.00 $23.00 Claritin 20 10 mg $ 44.00 $ 8.75 Augmentin 12 500 mg $ 49.50 $ 8.75 Zocor 28 20 mg $ 96.99 $45.00 Paxil 28 30 mg $ 63.69 $43.00 Zestril 60 5 mg $ 53.49 $15.00 Prempro 28 0.625 mg $ 23.49 $ 4.75 Glucophage 50 850 mg $ 54.49 $ 4.50 (metformin) Cipro 20 500 mg $ 87.99 $62.75 Zoloft 100 50 mg $480.00 $65.00 Pravachol 28 10 mg $ 55.60 $31.00 References
Patients describe the importance of taking their medication at the same time before breakfast every morning as prescribed by their healthcare professional.As the new face of Synthroid
.com, the website provides educational resources about the condition as well as SYNTHROID
(levothyroxine sodium tablets, USP) product information, coupons and saving card offers.
If you're wondering, the most prescribed medications are Synthroid
, Crestor, and Nexium.
The patient's history revealed a diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma 8 months prior, which was treated with total thyroidectomy and [sup.131]I radioablation followed by L-thyroxine (Synthroid