... First, genuine Synthroid brand levothyroxine tablets are dyed "violet" in the 75 mcg and "lilac" in the 175 mcg. "Violet" is bluer than "lilac", which is more pinkish. And of course, the 175s are larger than the 75s. ... (2 replies)
... ape. They have a score in the center. An M on onside and an L and 5 on the other. I haven't noticed a difference between generic versus synthroid in the 50 or 75 mcg values. But each individual has their own individual body chemistry. ... (7 replies)
... The main difference is the dyes. 75 mcg has a combo of blue dyes in it. You may have a sensitivity or reaction to the dyes. It is not unheard of. Get your 75 mcg dosage in 50 mcg tablets. Take one whole and the half of another. See if you get the same reaction. If not.. it is the dyes. ... (24 replies)
... Levothyroxine Sodium Tablets, USP, for oral administration, are available containing 25 mcg, 50 mcg, 75 mcg, 88 mcg, 100 mcg, 112 mcg, 125 mcg, 137 mcg, 150 mcg, 175 mcg, 200 mcg or 300 mcg of Levothyroxine sodium. ... (1 replies)
... Here is a convertion chart for armour that I found...Hope its correct!!
Drug → Thyroid Tablets, USP
Liotrix Tablets, USP
Liothronine Tablets, USP
Levothyroxine Tablets, USP (8 replies)
... I believe you not converting your T4 to T3. Your going to have to go to Cytomel 5mcg and lower the synthyroid to 75 mcg. slowly increase Cytomel by 5 mcg about every week or so depending on how you feel, til you get to 25 mcg. Some people divide their doses into 2 or 3 doses or more a day. ... (3 replies)
... Ah. I misread your post and skipped over the lactose-free part, thinking you were noting that all meds had gelatin.
I don't know brand-specific information, but RxList has only one listing for Synthroid (listed under its generic name) and says that it has lactose:
Levothyroxine sodium components from Rxlist: (13 replies)
... In your Synthroid, Levothroid, Levoxyl.. the thyroxine hormone concentration is standardized and thus the same give same strength medications. The differences are in the fillers or inert or inactive ingrediants. IF one does not work as well as another for you.. you most likely have issues with a filler or inactive ingrediant.
This is extra information on performance and... (2 replies)
... uses, either. But I can read. The first paragraph of their very own prescribing information says, "T3 liothyronine is approximately four times as potent as T4 levothyroxine on a microgram for microgram basis. ... (19 replies)
... my dear sweet blue ... it takesx up to four weeks for eltroxin to have any effect, and if i'd started at my current dose (125/137), i'd be dead now or freaking out or something -- i'd be a basket case ... and whether you start at 50 or 100 is not going to speed things up -- you may just go overboard and have to reduce your dosage, which probably won't do you any harm, but... (24 replies)
... nd I only have the prescription for 100 mg tablets. Since I was going to gradually increase my dosage for everything, I was going to start out with my current 25 mcg of cytomel, and add the entire 100 mg of eltroxin right to it. I am not doing so well in any of the symptoms department, and I want a boost. ... (24 replies)