Generic Drugs vs. Name-Brand Prescription Drugs

When I switched endocrinologists, my new doctor wasn’t happy to see I was taking the generic version of Synthroid, called levothyroxine, to treat my Hashimoto’s thyroiditis autoimmune disease. We discussed how my previous endocrinologist didn’t seem to mind, as he’d checked off the “allow generic substitution” on the prescription, which allowed my pharmacy to fill […]