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Levothyroxine

Levothyroxine is an inexpensive drug used to treat hypothyroidism. It also treats an enlarged thyroid gland and thyroid cancer. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. There are brand-name versions of levothyroxine available, but the brands and generics are not interchangeable. Generic levothyroxine is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of levothyroxine is around $4.00, 76% off the average retail price of $16.73. Compare thyroxines.
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Why Synthroid Is the Most Prescribed Drug in the US

Katie Mui - November 07, 2017

Why is Synthroid (levothyroxine), a medication that treats thyroid hormone deficiencies—or hypothyroidism, as it’s called—the number one drug in terms of the number of prescriptions written by physicians? 

It’s easy to understand why atorvastatin would be on the list. For years, widespread marketing has flooded with TV commercials and website ads for statins as a means (after changes in diet and exercise) to treat high cholesterol. See More

Could Your Meds Be Causing Diarrhea?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - November 06, 2017

Most diarrhea will resolve within 24 to 48 hours—if it’s caused by viral gastroenteritis (a stomach bug) or food borne illness. If your diarrhea is hanging on and not resolving, take a look at your medications. It can be challenging to identify which medication may be causing drug-induced diarrhea, especially if you’re taking multiple medications. Here are some well-known offenders commonly associated with drug-induced diarrhea. See More

What Can You Do If Your Antidepressant Isn’t Helping?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - October 24, 2017

If you have depression that hasn’t responded to a single antidepressant, switching to another one or adding a second medication is your next step. New evidence is guiding what to do next if you aren’t much better after 6 – 12 weeks of treatment.

When your antidepressant isn’t working to improve or relieve your depressive symptoms, what’s your next step?

8 Things That Can Mess With Your Thyroid Medication

Dr. Sharon Orrange - September 07, 2017

Generic levothyroxine and brand name Synthroid are two of the most commonly prescribed medications in the U.S. for the treatment of hypothyroidism. Other similar medications include Levoxyl, Tirosint, and Unithroid. Synthetic thyroxine (T4), as Synthroid or the generic option levothyroxine, is a prohormone that is de-iodinated in our tissues to form T3, the active thyroid hormone. Once your doctor starts you on thyroid replacement they will follow your TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) blood test and make adjustments in dosage as needed. See More

New GoodRx Top 10 Drug Guide

Elizabeth Davis - June 05, 2015

Our new top 10 lists are in for the most-dispensed and most expensive prescriptions in the US—take a look at these interesting updates.

Which prescriptions have been filled the most in 2015 so far?

Based on a sample of claims reported by pharmacies across the country, thyroid meds like Synthroid and levothyroxine near the top of the list, while standard heart and diabetes prescriptions lisinopril (Zestril, Prinivil), atorvastatin (Lipitor), and metformin (Glucophage) are still very frequently prescribed—no surprises there. See More

Keep Track of Your Medications to Stay Safe

The GoodRx Pharmacist - May 26, 2015

Whether you use one medication or fifteen, it is important to know exactly what your doctor has prescribed for youto make sure you get the right medication and dose each time. You should also know why your meds were prescribed, and how you are supposed to take them.

It’s unfortunate but true that many people don’t know what they’re taking, let alone why. Playing a proactive role in managing your medications may not always be easy, but you can look for help from your pharmacist, doctor, or nurse. See More

Is My Thyroid Medication Working? These Drugs Can Cause Interactions

Dr. Sharon Orrange - February 17, 2015

Levothyroxine is the best drug for the treatment of hypothyroidism. Almost 12% of women take lifelong thyroid replacement therapy in the form of the generic levothyroxine or the brand name Synthroid. The most common cause of hypothyroidism, an underactive thyroid gland, is autoimmune thyroiditis.

If you are taking your thyroid replacement and still just don’t feel right, pay attention to these common mistakes and drug interactions that may be affecting how well your levothyroxine is absorbed. See More

GoodRx Top 10 Drug Guide

Elizabeth Davis - February 06, 2015

We’ve updated our lists of the Top 10 most-dispensed and most expensive prescriptions in the US, with some interesting changes from the end of 2014.

Curious about the most popular prescriptions?

Based on a sample of claims reported by pharmacies across the country, some common antibiotics, like amoxicillin (Amoxil) and azithromycin (Zithromax) top the list, along with heart meds like atorvastatin (Lipitor) and lisinopril (Zestril, Prinivil). See More

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