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Armour Thyroid vs. Westhroid for Hypothyroidism

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Armour Thyroid

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Other Names: Nature Throid   Westhroid   NP Thyroid

Westhroid

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Other Names: Nature Throid   Armour Thyroid
Rating: 4 out of 5
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Rating: 3 out of 5
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Desiccated thyroid or thyroid extract, refers to pig (or mixed beef and pork) thyroid glands, dried and powdered for medication use. As an animal product, it is not suitable for use by vegetarians. Some religious dietary laws object to the use of ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By collie
December 27, 2013
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By Mary Rivas
October 17, 2013
Mary Rivas wrote
Armour caused foot pain
I was diagnosed with RLS, and am taking a fairly low dosage of Ropinirole. My feet jerking in my sleep has been favorably addressed . However during my sleep I am awakened with achiness in my either feet. I get up and and ice them and I usually am able to return to sleep restfully. I there anyone can help me in this chronic matter ?
Shortie  |  January 16, 2014
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By Alexa lichter
August 21, 2013
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Armor Thyroid
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What patients are saying about Armour Thyroid vs. Westhroid

108 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Thyroid's Spring 2009 Reformulation Causing Problems For...
...Problems For Some Thyroid Patients: Some Patients Switch to Nature-Throid and Westhroid Me too, I'm finding I'm having more...
to Westhroid I've been taking Armour Thyroid for the past 6...
...I've been taking Armour Thyroid for the past 6 ...get it anymore. My doctor has switched me to Westhroid. I had lots of ...to come back! Does anyone know much about Westhroid and wh...
sensitivity so I switched to Armour Thyroid and am now on...
...Westhroid. If you are recently taking it--it might take your body some time to adjust to it and make sure it's the right dosage. However, besides those symptoms I think it's one of the safer medi...
to Armour thyroid because after 30 years my Levothyroid...
I had to change to Armour thyroid because after 30 years my Levothyroid wasn't working. The itching ...on Benadryl. My doctor just switched me to Westhroid by RLC labs....
Thyroid's Spring 2009 Reformulation Causing Problems: Some...
...Forest Pharmaceuticals: Armour Thyroid and Thyrolar ...Less http://thyroid.about.com/b/2009/07/01/fo....t-care-less.htm Armour Thyroid's Spring 2009 Reformulation Causing Problems: Some Patient...
Oct 2000: How To Switch From Synthroid To Armour Thyroid...
...is my opinion...I have been on Westhroid since being on Synthroid for ...you. I would prefer the Westhroid/Armour. There is a chart that ...Oct 2000: How To Switch From Synthroid To Arm
Thyroid's Spring 2009 Reformulation Causing Problems: Some...
...you on Armour. Armour Thyroid's Spring 2009 Reformulation Causing Problems: Some Patients Switching to Nature-Throid and Westhroid Thursday July 2, ...thyroid drug, Armour Thyroid, apparently u...
I think some of our patients have switched to the westhroid
...and we don't have the armour thyroid but we do ...of our patients have switched to the westhr...
Does she give enough Armour Thyroid to optimize treatment?...
...this particular doctor do? Does she: titrate Armour Thyroid using FT4, FT3 tests? Does she give enough Armour Thyroid to optimize treatment? ...who give either Armour Thyroid, Naturethroid, or W...
making it right now, so I will have to go back to westhroid...
...have hashimotos and had it ...feel it's from that). I take armour thyroid, however, I just found out they aren't making it right now, so I will have to go back to westhroid when I run out. I...
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