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My TSH is 7.9. I have been taking syntroid25mcg for 8 days. Wenr to holistic doc and he prescribed armour 15 mg. Can I switch right away?
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Dr. Martin Rossman
Holistic Medicine
In brief: Yes
These are low doses, appropriate for starting out.
Armour thyroid has two kinds of thyroid hormone, T4 and t3, while synthroid (thyroxine) is only t4. Armour doses are typically a bit lower for this reason. You'll need to slowly increase doses and monitor your condition and blood levels with your doctor until you are at the right dose for you.

In brief: Yes
These are low doses, appropriate for starting out.
Armour thyroid has two kinds of thyroid hormone, T4 and t3, while synthroid (thyroxine) is only t4. Armour doses are typically a bit lower for this reason. You'll need to slowly increase doses and monitor your condition and blood levels with your doctor until you are at the right dose for you.
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Dr. Martin Rossman
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: Must
Talk with your endocrinologist or primary care doctor.

In brief: Must
Talk with your endocrinologist or primary care doctor.
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Dr. Michael Korona
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