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Should you take your thyroid medication at night?

Does Armour Thyroid cause weight gain or weight loss?

Can Armour Thyroid cause high blood pressure?

Can Armour Thyroid make you tired?

How long does Armour Thyroid stay in your system?

Can Armour Thyroid be purchased over the counter?

How long to feel the affects after starting Armour?

I was just diagnosed with hypothyroidism, with a TSH of 8.6. My doctor started me on 30mg of Armour Thyroid, and asked that I come back in 6 weeks for another blood test to determine if I will need a different dose. Today is the 5th day I have taken it (in the am on an empty stomach, 3 hrs before... read more

I have all symptoms of hypothyroidism but bloodwork is all normal. I have thinning brittle hair,?

... depression, weight gain around middle, irregular periods sometimes two a month sometimes skip months, moody, back and joint pain, depression, difficulty sleeping, cold extremeties, low body temp etc. A doc has finally agreed to start me on low dose armour thyroid but I'm scared. Will I... read more

How do I switch from synthroid to armour? I currently take 75 mg of synthroid once a day but am?

finding it is not working for me and I am even more tired than before. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

Armour thyroid - does anyone experience dizziness and tiredness on this?

I am new to Armour Thyroid 60mg in am before breakfast. Immediately I experienced dizziness. Actually, feels like the bed is spinning. Has anyone experienced this? Dr told me to cut the pill in half AND no one has ever experienced this symptom., but still feel EXTREMELY fatigued. Have been on it... read more

Did U no Medicare is removing armour thyroid from formulary?

Starting New Years Day, Medicare is removing Armour thyroid extract for hypothyroid from its pharmaceutical formulary of approved medications. I received the notice today. My HMO won't cover the cost of my Armour thyroid now. What makes it ridiculousness is that I called some pharmacies about... read more

Can you take Armour thyroid with synthroid?

I have been on synthroid for 12 years since the total removal of my thyroid. I have weight gain, hair loss(clog drain every time I wash my hair) and low energy. Sometimes my thinking seems foggy and slow. My dose has been checked and adjusted to current levels of 112mg.

Does synthroid cause anyone bowel problems?

Since on synthroid i have been irritable and having bouts of diahrea

Armour Thyroid - Re: armour dosage messing up my sleep?

Hi... I've been on 3 grains (180 mg) of armour thyroid for about 2 yrs now (taking it all in the morning). Thought I was doing great. Hair was super thick, & lots of energy... sleep wasn't great & pulse rate a little high. Kept me up at night if I took it twice a day & I... read more

Armour Thyroid - How do I find a doc who will prescribe Armour?

I do not trust TSH tests and want to TRY Armour after complete thyroid removal 20 years ago. After thyroid removal, my surgeon put me on Synthroid for 16 years and i felt super. Then my insurance plan dripped coverage of Synthroid and I was put on levothyroxine. Changed docs, who lowered my... read more

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