There not discontinuing it. There was an issue with the strange smell in the bottles that are sent to the pharmacy. There was a Voluntary recall and the stock should be back up and running by 2014. (no firm date has been noted, but plan on it being late in the year)[br>[br>Being it was a VOLUNTARY recall, not everyone returned there stock. Call around to EVERY pharmacy in your town and find out who is still stocking it. Transfer your script there.[br>[br>You can also see if there there carrying other doses and combine to get as close to your dose as you can if your doc will write the script that way.
Talk to your doc about synthroid, that is the closest your going to get to levoxyl at the moment. Or perhaps switching to armour.
Then join the rest of us poor souls on the generic.
plan on having your labs checked a month into the switch, I was forced onto the generic 2 1/2 weeks ago and already I am having brain fog creeping in. sigh. gunna be a long year or so.
You would think with something so vital to life they would be a tad quicker about getting the stock back up.
Uugh, darn thyroids! They have a sneaky way of being symptomatic prior to it actually showing up in the lab work.
First off did you get a copy of you lab? so you can see for yourself where the numbers are?
Secondly I would try this, it will help.
Remove as much iodine from your diet as you can. Read every label if if has iodine in it eat something else. Your thyroid is what processes iodine. If its already sluggish ans you are eating tons of salt you can stress your thyroid more, further slowing it down.
Use iodine free salt, as that is the biggest dietary source of iodine.
Then see how you are feeling in a few weeks. It can take a bit for a pokey thyroid to perk back up.
Reduce your stress to might help.
If you can afford it check you labs again in a few month. As long as you are having symptoms keep reporting to MD and requesting labs.
If you are of the female variety, have your labs drawn right after your period one time and then drawn before your period the next time you get them drawn.
If in 6 months (or now if you can afford it) get into see an endocrinologist and see if they will do more comprehensive testing.View Thread
When they ran the last lab why didn't the doctor take you off?? And/or order thyroid replacement till your back in the "feel like a human range"?
If you can't get into endo for 2 months make an appt with your PCP and be seen, the hear issues and a tsh that low are nothing to mess around with. There is no reason to suffer from the hypothyroid effects you are being tortured with.View Thread
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