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Posted 16 Mar 2011 by • 12 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 • 5 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 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 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 31 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
I get 60mg of armyur thyroid made by ACTAVIS and 15mg made by Forest-are the ingredients the same in both pills? The pharmacy has so many of the 15mg they are probablyy trying to get rid of! I'm thinking of changing to Nature-throid it is much less expensive and by taking 4 tablets a day of ...
Posted 21 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
Is 60 mg of Armour considered a low dosage to start out on or should I reduce it to 30 mg for a few?
Posted 16 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
... days? I was on 112 mcg levothyroxine for 8 years. Dr gave me 60 mg but everything I am reading suggest to start out on 30 mg
Posted 2 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
I just picked up my refill today and it went up to $53.50 for a 60 day supply. My last refill cost $44 and change. When I first started this medication a little over 2 years ago, I was only paying $8 for a 60 day supply. My dosage is 60 mg.
Posted 2 Jan 2017 by • 1 answer
I broke a bone in my foot and was prescribed this as part of my treatment.
Posted 26 Dec 2016 by • 0 answers
I also take metformin
I have taken Armour Thyroid for about 4 months now started out on 30 my tsh was 2 something my free?
Posted 2 Nov 2016 by • 0 answers
... t4 was low .80 and my t3 was normal. increased dose due to pregnancy to 45 my tsh is now under 1 my t3 is still in normal range but my free t4 is now .70 why does it keep lowering when my dose is increased?
Posted 13 Oct 2016 by • 1 answer
Does Armour Thyroid have gluten in it?
Posted 25 Sep 2016 by • 2 answers
About me - 40y/o female, healthy, vegetarian, exercise regularly, normal weight/BMI, no prescriptions or other medical conditions. I discovered low thyroid around 33y/o with fatigue and dizzy spells. GP ran blood found T3 low but not T4 (or vice versa) and prescribed Armour. Continued on it for ...
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