What is Synthroid?

Levothyroxine, also L-thyroxine or T4, is a synthetic form of the thyroid hormone thyroxine, which is normally secreted by the follicular cells of the thyroid gland. It is also used to treat thyroid hormone deficiency.

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My mother was on Synthroid medication for many years (dosage 125), prescribed by her family doctor, for some reason she stopped taking it for a one...

doctor1 MD

Hello, I'd be happy to help you with your question. To put it simply, levothyroxine and Synthroid are the same thing. One is a brand name and the...

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hi my name is Kathleen Duncan I have a real sreious weight problem but now I am taking synthroid I also have a real sweet tooth so I was using...

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Dear Kathleen Duncan, regards! definitely you can use splenda along while you are on synthroid. thanks!

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