Generic Levothyroxine Tablets
Description: Generic levothyroxine tablets are made and distributed by multiple manufacturers in the United States.
Manufacturers: AHP, Alvogen, Amneal, API, A-S, Bryant Ranch, Denton, Direct Rx, HJ Harkins, Humco, Lannett, Lupin, Major, Medisca, Mylan, Neolpharma, Par, PD-Rx, Proficient, Provell, Quality Care, Sandoz, and others
Dosage Sizes: 25 mcg, 50 mcg, 75 mcg, 88 mcg, 100 mcg, 112 mcg, 125 mcg, 137 mcg, 150 mcg, 175 mcg, 200 mcg, 300 mcg
Drug Insert: Contact your pharmacist.
Excipients: May include the following excipients. Check the drug insert, or ask the pharmacist, for details.
Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA)
Calcium sulfate dihydrate
Colloidal silicon dioxide
Ethanol / Ethyl alcohol
Lactose / Lactose monohydrate
Povidone / Povidone-Iodine
Silicon dioxide colloidal
Sodium lauryl sulfate
Sodium starch / Sodium starch glycolate
Dyes: Depend on manufacturer and dosage. Check the drug insert, or ask the pharmacist, for details. May include:
FD&C Blue No. 1
FD&C Red No. 27
FD&C Red No. 30
FD&C Red No. 40
FD&C Yellow No. 6
FD&C Yellow No. 10
Typical Retail Price: $12 - $20
Copay Tier: 1
Average Copay: $11
Key Ways to Save on Generic Levothyroxine:
Walmart makes dosage sizes of generic levothyroxine from 25 mcg to 200 mcg available for $4 for a one-month supply, and $10 for a three-month supply as part of the nationwide Walmart $4 Prescription Program. You’ll find a list of all the drugs on their program – which includes levothyroxine – online at https://www.goodrx.com/blog/the-walmart-4-generic-prescriptions-list.
Honeybee Health is a discount wholesale mail order pharmacy, licensed in 41 states. Honeybee charges $8 for a one-month supply, $22 for a three-month supply, and $44 for a six-month supply of generic levothyroxine, with free shipping. You can find Honeybee online at https://honeybeehealth.com.
To Report Adverse Events to FDA Medwatch: Call 800-FDA-1088, or visit the FDA Medwatch website at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch
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