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How long to feel the affects after starting Armour?

Posted 16 Mar 2011 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 ...

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

Posted 16 Aug 2010 7 answers

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

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

Posted 31 May 2013 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 ...

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

Posted 30 Dec 2013 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 ...

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

Posted 18 Jan 2010 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 ...

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

Posted 12 Jul 2011 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 ...

Did U no Medicare is removing armour thyroid from formulary?

Posted 9 Nov 2012 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 ...

When is the best time to take Armour thyroid?

Posted 9 Sep 2010 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?

Does synthroid cause anyone bowel problems?

Posted 13 Jul 2010 5 answers

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

Does cymbalta make you gain weight?

Posted 29 Apr 2011 6 answers

it looks like i am gaining weight on cymbalta my pain did not change i have fibromyalgia

When to take Armour Thyroid?

Posted 13 Aug 2013 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.

Can you take Armour thyroid with synthroid?

Posted 26 Mar 2010 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.

Armour Thyroid - Help! Armour is now causing numerous unbearable side effects for me!?

Posted 15 Jan 2015 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 ...

Hi: Is anyone else on compounded Armour Thyroid? If so, have you noticed any difference in taking?

Posted 4 Mar 2011 3 answers

... the capsules as opposed to the hard tablets?

Why is Armour Thyroid on the market on your site; if it is not FDA approved?

Posted 18 Jul 2013 4 answers

I was given a RX of Armour Thyroid and I filled the RX also. After looking at the side affects on & the Pharmacy; I found it had the same side affects as different Thyroid medication that I was taking and after looking in to Armour Thyroid I found that it is NOT FDA approved after ...

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