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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Unithroid oral.

Overall User Ratings

12 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 8 Next»
Condition: Underactive Thyroid
5/9/2014 11:30:11 AM

Reviewer: Jeannie, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
No energy, fall a sleep anywhere, skin and hair problems. Forget memory.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
1/23/2014 11:55:59 AM

Reviewer: jillsipher, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a similar experience as others have posted. My perscription plan changed and I recieved the Unithroid instead of my usual Abbott brand Synthroid. Within a few weeks all my symtoms came back. It is now $375 a year more expense to get the synthroid. If it's all the same why can't they make the cost the same. Abbott or Abbvie should not take advantage of consumers who need the medicatio ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/27/2013 12:39:49 AM

Reviewer: mammym, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on thyroid medication for 19 years. I switched to generic about 10 years ago to save money but soon started having the same symptoms again. I have switched several times since then, mostly to see if it really was the generic drug causing it, because my Dr. keeps saying there is no difference. Each time I switch I start having symptoms and my TSH levels go haywire. The savings is just n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
4/20/2013 11:13:13 PM

Reviewer: hunnyblive, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/25/2011 10:19:14 PM

Reviewer: MEW, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I took Unithroid for 2 years. Prior symptoms of weight gain, constipation, loss of hair, tiredness, and high LDL level disappeared. Upon retirement I had to change companies to fill my prescriptions. The new company switched me to Synthroid. Since then my LDL has risen by 28 points and I have experienced very mild constipation and hair loss. It has taken awhile for me to put this together as t ... Show Full Comment

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