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Suggest an alternative of Levoxyl

I have been on Levoxyl for years; when it was off the market for a year I was on Unithyroid; not sure if it was the brand name or generic. I went back on Levoxyl when it came back on the market; it has gotten very expensive so I asked the doctor if I could try the generic; she said yes; when I picked up the prescription today it said levothyroxine sodium; I cannot take synthroid; have I made a mixtake?
Thu, 26 Oct 2017
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Hello There!
Thank you for asking Health Care Magic .
I have gone through your question and i understand your concern.
All these 3 drugs contains the same medication -levothyroxine ( wich is the farmacolig name ) .
The important is to take the right dosage for you.
Take Care!

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