Yes, there are several generic versions of Synthroid available in the Untied States. Many of the generic versions currently available are now essentially equivalent to Synthroid. However, even small differences in the amount of levothyroxine can be important when it enters the body, so it is best to try to stay with the same brand of this medication, whether it is Synthroid or one of the generics. If you must change brands, you should have your blood tested to determine if you are receiving the correct dose.
- Q Is it safe to take Synthroid during my pregnancy?
- Q What can happen if I stop taking Synthroid for a while?
- Q What happens if I miss a dose of Synthroid (levothyroxine)?
- Q How should I take Synthroid?
- Q What symptoms would show up if my Synthroid is replaced by levothyroxine?
- Q How can a drug interaction between Synthroid and Amitriptyline be managed?