Is WP thyroid currently available?
Currently no lots of Nature-Throid and WP Thyroid tablets are commercially available, so a replacement with the same product is not an option.
Why was NP Thyroid recalled 2021?
Dozens of lots of subpotent NP Thyroid tablets manufactured for Acella Pharmaceuticals are included in a Class I recall in the June 2, 2021, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report. The classification signals use of the affected tablets could cause serious adverse health consequences or death.
Which thyroid medication has been recalled?
On April 30, 2021, Acella Pharmaceuticals voluntarily recalled 38 lots of NP Thyroid® (thyroid tablets, USP), in 100- and 7-count bottles, because testing found these lots to be subpotent. The product may have as low as 90% of the labeled amount of liothyronine (T3) and/or levothyroxine (T4).
Are WP Thyroid and Nature-Throid the same?
Official Answer. Westhroid is NOT the same as WP Thyroid, but it is the same as Naturethroid. All three thyroid preparations, Westhroid, WP Thyroid, and NatureThroid are manufactured by RLC Labs.
Why is NP Thyroid not available?
Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Certain Lots of NP Thyroid® (Thyroid Tablets, USP) Due to Sub Potency. When a company announces a recall, market withdrawal, or safety alert, the FDA posts the company’s announcement as a public service.
Is nature Throid back on the market 2021?
As of right now, we are not 100% certain that manufacturing will ever start again. Patients are not able to obtain either of the natural thyroid products from RLC Labs and they may not be able to get them for a long time.
Which brand of thyroid medication is best?
Levothyroxine is synthetic T4, and it’s the first-choice treatment for hypothyroidism — its common brand names are Synthroid, Unithroid, and Levoxyl. It’s a first-choice option because of its effectiveness, low cost, and infrequent side effects.
Are Synthroid and euthyrox the same?
Are Synthroid and Euthyrox the Same Thing? Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium) and Euthyrox (levothyroxine sodium) are synthetic compounds identical to T4 (levothyroxine) produced by the human thyroid gland used to treat hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone). Synthroid is also used for pituitary TSH suppression.