levythyroxine

The fillers used in Eythyrox and Eltroxin tablets

Over the last 2 years, both pharmaceutical companies changed the ingredients of Euthyrox and Eltroxin. The active ingredient, levothyroxine sodium, is the same. But what makes up the rest of the tablets? I have been using Euthyrox for about 10 years.  Then, about 2 years ago, they changed the formula.  While the active ingredient was […]

When to take your thyroid medication

Many thyroid patients take their thyroid pills every day as prescribed, yet they don’t feel better.  Today I want to look at the factors that impact how your thyroid medication is absorbed, or not.   When I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in 2003, my doctor never told me that I would be taking my thyroid medication […]