Active Ingredient(s): Desiccated Thyroid
Category: Thyroid

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Desiccated thyroid, also known as thyroid extract, is thyroid gland that has been dried and powdered for medical use.[1] It is used to treat hypothyroidism.[1] It is less preferred than levothyroxine.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1] Maximal effects may take up to 3 weeks to occur.[1] Side effects may occur from excessive doses.[1] This may include weight loss, fever, headache, anxiety, trouble sleeping...

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armour thyroid medication

For underactive thyroid conditon ## I am trying to find a listing of the inert ingredients in Armour thyroid medicine ## Why is it so important to find the ingredients in a medication that has helped millions of people for many years? I have taken this medication for 25 years without any complications or side effects. Why isn't that enough for doctors? Don't they listen to their patients anymore. Are you a doctor or just a person I'm dumping on. ## Is ArmourThyroid meds is it better than Levothyroxine ??? ## Sunshine, there is really no way to say, since we are all different, it is really a matter of trial and error to discover what medication works for you, without causing unwanted side effects that make you miserable. The FDA warns that they both may cause similar side eff...

reviews on different levothyroid generics.

My TSH goes and up and down but i mostly feel OK with TSH at 1.0 at a dose of .075. Recently my nails are splitting, hair/skin very dry and stubborn weight gain. Dr. say its all in your head and to go on a diet. My question is the history and reviews of different levothyroid manufactures. For sure i cannot find a Dr. to RX armour or T3 of any kind and I'm not crazy about trying. I'm 65 y.o. and have only my thyroid med to take.. So my next option is to consider different options with synthroid,levoxol... Milan vs.Lannett. In 1995 to 1998 My weight,skin and hair were healthy and comfortable at 1.00 synthroid? i wasn't paying attention then to 'brands' of thyroid. Then as the years went on and they changed to levothyroxine generics....i started with yearly fluctuations...

Breathing problems with Hypothyroid

I have always been active, hiking, biking, walking. I am a former smoker though. Quit almost 20 years ago. About a year ago I was diagnosed with having low Thyroid levels and was put on levothyroxine 50mg. A couple of months later after more tests it was concluded that I have Hashimotos. Time frame August 2014-Aug 2015. In Jan 15 I noticed some asthma upon exertion and after talking with my doctor he suggested I carry an inhaler when exercising. I used the inhaler twice and then nothing for a couple of months although I did notice some gradual shortening of breath and headaches. Breathing got worse in April after a severe bout with bronchitis. Went back to Dr and he decided to try me on Armour. Still having shortness of breath but still able to take walks. About a month ago I went to se...

what is urbanol

definition and explanation ## Dear Sirs, my finacee is on Cipranil and Urbanol tablets for about a year she tells me. What is her problem? She refuses to discuss this with me. Please give me some idea of her problem. many thanks in advance. ## i dont need a different pill, i just need to know, how much urbanol i can take, for an overdose, reason why, my fiance left me with no reason, he doesnt pick up his phone, no responses to my smses, i recently had i miscarage, and seems to me thats where everything went wrong, i dont see the point of going on anymore, I'm tired of feeling this way and dont see the point of going on with my life! ## Sweetie, he's NOT worth it and obviously not your soul mate, your Knight in Shining armour is still out there. Be strong. ## What is the other n...

armour thyroid replacement hormone

## what are the side effects of this drug? ## How is Armour Thyroid Replacement Hormone listed for side effects? I have taken it for years and have stacked on the lbs. I am just learning it may be the Thyroid medication that may be the issue. I take two strengths and alternate them daily. 90 one day and 120 the next, then back to 90 etc.... I am told by my dietitian I do not eat enough. I am also diabetic so sugar is eaten but rarely. I am a carb eater though. My sugars are almost in the normal range. So why all this weight gain? I understand other factors are involved here. But I wonder if the Thyroid is one of those factors? ## The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, hair loss, mood changes, and weight changes. Some people do gain weig...

Damp Armour Thyroid Pills

My opened bottle of Armour Thyroid spilled in to my damp sink. I quickly put them on a soft clean cloth to dry. Have they lost their potency? Some pills were pretty wet. ## Hello, Faye! How are you? Some of them have probably lost some potency, but there's no way to be sure how much. It would likely be best to speak to your doctor and obtain a new supply. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, hair loss and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with?


Given as a hunger supresent. ## Interested in the medication Novotiral and its side effects... ## This is not available nor approved for use in the U.S. Therefore, I cannot find any information on it. ## I've been using Novotiral Thyroid medication for several years & it works very well for me. My energy was really low & now it's great. ## Novotiral is 100mcg of T4 and 20 mcg of T3. I take one grain of Armour. Can anyone tell me how much one grain of Armour is Merck's Novotiral? ## Am interested to know if this drug has side effects, is it approved by th FDA in USA? Is it sold by Merck there? ## How much armour are you taking?. I was on armour and could not find it in Mexico, i was taking 90 of armour, now I take 1/2 grain of novotiral. Hope it helps

white round pill with T J on one side and the other side is blank

There is a T J on one side with what looks like a small pharmacy logo inside of an A(maybe). The other side of the pill is blank. Any clue what type of medication this is? ## Hello, Drew! How are you? This is a 90mg Armour Thyroid tablet, it's used to treat thyroid disorders. It's actually derived from porcine thyroid glands. Is there anything else I can help with? ## This pill is round white has what looks like TJ on one side and 2 on other what is this

thyroxine headaches

Thyroxine gives me debilitating headaches. Armour Thyroid seems to do nothing. Tyrosine and iodine also give me headaches and make me perspire and feel weak. Anyone got any advice? I suffer from hypothyroidism and fibromyalgia ## Levothyroxine is a thyroid hormone used to treat people whose thyroids are underactive. That said, headaches can be a common side effect, though they normally taper off as your body adjusts to the medication. Did yours continue past a month or so? Have you tried talking to your doctor to see if there is a solution, perhaps something you can use for the headaches or to prevent them? ## I have had migraines with Levothyroxine so came off tablets but went on the liquid Iml syringe at a time and increase every three days; this seems to be working. Hope this helps! ...

tiny round pill with tc on the bottom one side

Tiny round off white pill. One side is plain. The other side seems to have a large impimprint of the letter A with upper case letters TC underneath the A. ## Hello, Amanda! How are you? This is a 15mg Armour Thyroid tablet, which is used to treat thyroid disorders. Typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, irritability, leg cramps and sweating. Is there anything else I can help with?


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Desiccated Thyroid
  • Capsule: 120mg, 15mg, 180mg, 240mg, 30mg, 60mg, 90mg
  • Tablet: 120mg, 129.6mg, 130mg, 15mg, 180mg, 194.4mg, 195mg, 1gr, 240mg, 2gr, 300mg, 30mg, 32.4mg, 60mg, 64.8mg, 65mg, 90mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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