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    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    2/19/2010 7:04:52 AM

    Reviewer: catherine, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)


    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5


    Current Rating: 1

    recently my pharmacy switched my Synthroid to unithroid without me knowing it. pills look a lot alike and unless you are aware of it, you will not notice difference. shortly after i started experiencing same symptoms i had before i was diagnosed. well, my life became struggle again. FDA may say that all thyroid pills are equal or biocompatable, but my feeling is they have to look into this statem ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    11/20/2009 9:56:25 AM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)


    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4


    Current Rating: 1

    Recently, my pharmacy switched my Synthroid medication to generic Levothroxine. I didn't notice the change at the time but began to feel very fatigued and started losing my hair. After researching thyroid medications, I decided it had to be the generic hormone. At my next doctors visit, I requested the brand name, Synthroid, be prescribed again. My symptoms disappeared within a few weeks of r ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    8/12/2009 12:57:37 PM

    Reviewer: yaya, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)


    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2


    Current Rating: 1

    I have experienced hair loss, weight gain, mood swings. I do not like taking this drug and wish anyone having to take this drug a lot of luck. It's awful and should be taken off the market.

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