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Armour vs thyrolar for thyriod medicine

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
Endocrinology 33 years experience
Not the best: All of the major professional societies for thyroid specialists, the endocrine society, the american thyroid association, and the american association... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Neither : The american thyroid association, the endocrine society and the american association of clinical endocrinologists all recommend the use of levothyroxi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
Endocrinology 33 years experience
Not the best: All of the major professional societies for thyroid specialists, the endocrine society, the american thyroid association, and the american association... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
Endocrinology 54 years experience
He/she will not: Armour brand dessicated thyroid is no longer the first choice of real thyroidologists to treat hypothyroidism. Be weary of anyone foisting it on you. ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Neinstein
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
For hypothyroidism: Armour thyroid is a type of thyroid replacement hormone, made of desiccated pig and/or beef thyroid. Thyroid replacement hormones are prescribed to pa... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Hypothyroid : However, the american thyroid association and american academy of clinical endocrinologists do not recommend it.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Complicated question: It would not hurt to stop it for 1-2 days and then resume at the normal dose. However, it is unclear what is meant by "overdose", and it is unclear w... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Armour thyroid is a natural preparation from pigs thyroid gland. It has both T4 and t3 (liothyronine).
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fine
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Take in evening : Thyroid meds are to be taken on empty stomach. Try to take ranitidine with evening meal and go on anti reflux diet.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Sure this is cause?: I've had hundreds of patients on these meds and none have reported depression or chest pain; I question if these are the cause. Only options are levot... Read More

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