Follow Provincial Law and Pharmacy Policy When Substituting Levothyroxine

You often hear myths about the "right way" to take levothyroxine...which can lead to unnecessary confusion and hardship for patients.

MYTH: Levothyroxine products should never be switched. It's okay to switch brands...if the levothyroxine products are "therapeutic equivalents."

The catch is that sometimes a patient's thyroid level gets slightly off-kilter when switching to a different manufacturer...and may lead to more lab work and dosage changes to maintain thyroid levels.

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