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Posted 16 Mar 2011 by • 18 answers
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 ...
Posted 16 Aug 2010 by • 7 answers
finding it is not working for me and I am even more tired than before. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Posted 31 May 2013 by • 2 answers
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 ...
Posted 30 Dec 2013 by • 3 answers
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 ...
Posted 18 Jan 2010 by • 8 answers
... 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 ...
Posted 12 Jul 2011 by • 7 answers
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 ...
Posted 9 Nov 2012 by • 6 answers
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 ...
Posted 9 Sep 2010 by • 1 answer
I recently switched from Levothyroxin to Armour. I have a friend who also takes it and she was advised to take the medication four hours before eating or taking other medications. I did not receive this same information. Are there specifics about taking Armour?
Posted 13 Jul 2010 by • 5 answers
Since on synthroid i have been irritable and having bouts of diahrea
Posted 29 Apr 2011 by • 6 answers
it looks like i am gaining weight on cymbalta my pain did not change i have fibromyalgia
Posted 13 Aug 2013 by • 1 answer
When is it best to take Armour Thyroid? I have heard varied answers describing in the morning, and at night. As well as on an empty stomach or that it doesn't matter.
Posted 26 Mar 2010 by • 2 answers
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.
Posted 4 Mar 2011 by • 3 answers
... the capsules as opposed to the hard tablets?
Posted 15 Jan 2015 by • 4 answers
HELP!! I am really suffering here! I was diagnosed with Graves' disease in 1996. Had to swallow radioactive iodine, which I now deeply regret after learning more. I am now turning 46 years old. I spent 15 years on synthroid which resulted in many negative, intolerable side effects and my ...
Posted 4 Jul 2011 by • 3 answers
... physician about 2 years ago even though I informed him that I had been diagnosed with a pork allergy. I did not realize that Armour Thyroid came from pigs. I developed some very unpleasant symptoms including a daily fever (101-103) every day for over seven months. I also had extreme itching on ...
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