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Unithroid® Brand Levothyroxine Tablets

Description: Unithroid is a brand-name levothyroxine tablet, manufactured by Jerome Stevens, and distributed by Amneal. Unithroid was the first levothyroxine drug to receive new drug approval by the FDA. 

Form: Tablet
 

Drug Website: http://www.unithroid.com


Manufacturer/Website: http://www.unithroid.com

Manufacturer: Jerome Stevens / https://www.jeromestevens.com

US Distributor/Website: Amneal / http://www.amneal.com

Product Information and Inquiries: 877-835-5472 / DrugSafety@amneal.com

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: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2000/21210lbl.pdf

Excipients:  Acacia, Colloidal silicon dioxide, Cornstarch, Lactose, Magnesium stearate, Microcrystalline cellulose, Sodium starch glycolate

Dyes:25 mcg: FD&C Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lake
50 mcg: None
75 mcg: FD&C Red No. 40 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake
88 mcg: D&C Yellow No. 10 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Blue No. 1 Aluminum Lake
100 mcg: D&C Yellow No. 10 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lake
112 mcg: D&C Red No. 27 Aluminum Lake
125 mcg: FD&C Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Red No. 40 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Blue No. 1 Aluminum Lake
150 mcg: FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake
175 mcg: FD&C Blue No. 1 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Red No. 27 Aluminum Lake
200 mcg: FD&C Red No. 40 Aluminum Lake
300 mcg: D&C Yellow No. 10 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Blue No. 1 Aluminum Lake

 

Typical Retail Price: $15 - $20 

 

Copay Tier: 1

 

Average Copay: $11

Manufacturer Copay Card: Unithroid® distributor Amneal offers a copay card, and a related voucher program, which are outlined at their website at https://www.Unithroid.com/#help-patients-save. According to Amneal, with the Unithroid® copay card, more than 90% of commercially-insured patients pay as little as $3 for a one-month supply. You can get a Unithroid® Copay Card online at https://www.activatethecard.com/7194

 

Manufacturer Direct Purchase Program: None available
 

Patient Assistance Program: None available 

To Report Adverse Events to Amneal: 877-835-5472 / DrugSafety@amneal.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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