Thyroxines are used to treat hypothyroidism, thyroid cancer, and goiter. They work by replacing thyroid hormones in the body.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Thyroxines

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
levothyroxine
12
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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.
Synthroid
39
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Synthroid (levothyroxine) is a moderately priced drug used to treat hypothyroidism. It also treats an enlarged thyroid gland and thyroid cancer. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. There several brand and generic versions of levothyroxine available, but they are not interchangeable. Synthroid is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy may be lower.
Levoxyl
16
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Levoxyl (levothyroxine) is a moderately priced drug used to treat hypothyroidism. It also treats an enlarged thyroid gland and thyroid cancer. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There several brand and generic versions of levothyroxine available, but they are not interchangeable. Levoxyl is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy may be lower.
Tirosint
120
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Tirosint (levothyroxine) is an expensive drug used to treat hypothyroidism. It also treats an enlarged thyroid gland and thyroid cancer. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There several brand and generic versions of levothyroxine available, but they are not interchangeable. Tirosint is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Unithroid
15
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Unithroid (levothyroxine) is a moderately priced drug used to treat hypothyroidism. It also treats an enlarged thyroid gland and thyroid cancer. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There several brand and generic versions of levothyroxine available, but they are not interchangeable. Unithroid is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy may be lower.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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