Thyroid Side Effects
Brand Names: Armour Thyroid
Please note - some side effects for Thyroid may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects of Thyroid - for the Consumer
Applies to: capsules; tablets
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. When used in small doses, no COMMON side effects have been reported with Thyroid. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Thyroid:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); changes in appetite; changes in menstrual periods; chest pain; diarrhea or increased bowel movements; excessive sweating; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; inability to tolerate warm or hot temperatures; nervousness; tremor; trouble sleeping; unexplained weight loss; unusual weakness.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.Top
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: compounding powder; oral capsule; oral tablet
Excessive doses may result in a hypermetabolic state resembling in every respect the condition of endogenous origin.
If sings and symptoms of overdosage appear, the dosage should be reduced or therapy temporarily discontinued. Treatment may be reinstituted at a lower dosage. Normal hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis function has been restored in 6 to 8 weeks after thyroid suppression.Top
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