Manufacturer: CP Pharmaceuticals, Ash Road North, Wrexham LL13 9UF. Levothyroxine 25mcg tablets Ingredients: Levothyroxine Sodium Lactose, Sucrose (fine powder Maize Starch, Magnesium Stearate Actavis (.uk ) Information below taken from PIL dated March 2011.
MHRA Press release Date: Thursday 16 February 2012 MHRA suspends licence for Teva levothyroxine 100 microgram tablets Click here to: Download the MHRA Press Release in PDF format Click here to: Download the MHRA Questions and Answers document about Teva 100mcg.
That they are no longer producing their own levothyroxine in any doses. Teva are however, distributing all doses (25mcg, 50mcg, 100mcg) of Mercury Pharma levothyroxine products instead. So, if your pharmacist gives you levothyroxine tablets in Teva packaging, details on the PIL (Patient Information Leaflet) inside the box should confirm that the tablets are manufactured.
You need to check the PIL (patient information leaflet) that comes inside the box to find out the details of the actual manufacturer, and the ingredients of the particular medication that you have been given.
The tablets also contain: sodium citrate, lactose, maize starch, acacia powder, magnesium stearate and purified water. Levothyroxine 25mcg tablets. Each tablet contains 25 micrograms Levothyroxine sodium anhydrous Ph Eur. List of excipients: Sodium Citrate, Lactose, Maize starch, Powdered acacia, Magnesium Stearate.
Manufacturer Custom Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Tecore House, Conway Street, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 3LW, UK. Levothyroxine 50mcg and 100mcg tablets Each strength contains respectively 50 and 100 micrograms of anhydrous levothyroxine sodium.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer: Actavis, Barnstaple, EX32 8NS Levothyroxine 50mcg and 100mcg tablets Ingredients: Anhydrous Levothyroxine Sodium Lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Maize Starch, Stearic Acid, Pregelatinised Maize Starch. The PIL (Patient Information Leaflet) for Activis Levothyroxine 50micrograms and 100micrograms tablets can be viewed online here: px?
Almus (.uk) Almus Medical Information Line Telephone: Email: Almus distribute generic levothyroxine, (Almus labelled products are frequently obtained through Boots Pharmacies). According to their Spring / Summer 2010 (issue 11) product information list, the thyroid medications that they supply are: Levothyroxine Tablets 100mcg Levothyroxine Tablets 50mcg Levothyroxine Oral Solution 25mcg/5ml Levothyroxine Oral Solution 50mcg/5ml Levothyroxine.
DocID18104 MercuryPharma m 12-16 Addiscombe Roa, d Croydon, Surrey CR0 0XT. Tel: email: Information below taken from PIL dated July 2012 (50mcg and 100mcg) and PIL dated October 2012 (25mcg) Marketing Authorisation Holder Mercury Pharma (Generics) Ltd., No.1 Croydon, 12-16 Addiscombe Road, Croydon CR0 0XT, UK.
UK - Synthetic Levothyroxine (T4) Tablets currently available with an NHS or private prescription are: Wockhardt (.uk ) Information below taken from PIL dated April 2008. Marketing Authorisation Holder: Wockhardt Ltd, Ash Road North, Wrexham LL13 9UF.
Teva ( m ) Teva UK Limited - Head Office Ridings Point, Whistler Drive, Castleford WF10 5HX Teva Medical Information Service: Telephone Email: NB In September 2012, Thyroid UK obtained confirmation from Teva UK Ltd.
The list of inactive ingredients is always included there.
Levoxyl, Levothroid, and the generic manufactured by Mylan do not contain lactose. Synthroid and Unithroid do. I imagine you have many brands there unavailable here and vice versa. To check the brand you're considering, just check the package insert.