A 35-year-old member asked:
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what can i use to replace armour thyroid meds?.i do not tolerate synthroid (thyroxine) or levitroid?

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
"do not tolerate ..': do not tolerate synthroid (thyroxine) or levothroid means you don't have correct dose!! the chemical in them is exact same chemical your body produces
Answered on Jan 28, 2015

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