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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. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of Unithroid is around $9.55, 86% off the average retail price of $68.81. Compare thyroxines.
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Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy: Levothyroxine and Synthroid

Dr. Sharon Orrange - August 14, 2018

Synthroid (levothyroxine) is the most commonly prescribed medication in the US, and is used to treat hypothyroidism—often for a lifetime. Symptoms of hypothyroidism, or under-active thyroid, may include fatigue, weight loss, anxiety and depression. Here are seven questions I get asked a lot about levothyroxine and thyroid hormone replacement therapy.

What is thyroid hormone replacement therapy?

Synthetic thyroxine (T4) comes as brand-name Synthroid or generic levothyroxine. See More

10 Surprising Facts about Levothyroxine, the Hypothyroidism Drug

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 05, 2018

Levothyroxine is the current standard treatment for hypothyroidism, but many patients are hesitant about a drug they may have to take for their lifetime. I get that. From when to take it and what it does to your body to different options in medications, it can be scary. So, here are some lesser known facts about levothyroxine that may help seal your commitment.

First, levothyroxine is a synthetic hormone used to treat hypothyroidism and the most frequently prescribed medication in many states. See More

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

Roni Shye - 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

Levoxyl Shortage: When Will It Return?

Roni Shye - February 24, 2014

Levoxyl is mainly used for the treatment of hypothyroidism or low thyroid hormone levels. It was voluntarily recalled by its manufacturer, Pfizer, in February of 2013, due to reports from consumers and pharmacists that the tablets had a strange smell.

When is Levoxyl expected to be available again?
According to the Levoxyl website the estimated date of availability is March 3, 2014, but the exact date is subject to change without notice. See More

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