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armour vs thyrolar for thyriod medicine

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Neither : The american thyroid association, the endocrine society and the american association of clinical endocrinologists all recommend the use of levothyroxi ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
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 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience in Endocrinology
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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Neinstein
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
16 years experience in Pharmacology
Thyroid: Hypothyroidism.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Armour thyroid is a natural preparation from pigs thyroid gland. It has both T4 and t3 (liothyronine).
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Thyroid: Please make sure that an Endocrinologist sees you for evaluation every 3-4 months. Before long your medicine may change for the better. Please let me ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fine
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
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.
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