Armour Thyroid vs Westhroid

Armour Thyroid
(Rx)
Westhroid
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Armour Thyroid is a thyroid medication.
Westhroid is a thyroid medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Hypothyroidism
2.8
Concern level
1.7
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
21,170 Discussions
2,323 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Our data suggest that Armour Thyroid is taken for Hypothyroidism, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is prescribed for Thyroid Problems.
Condition
Number of posts
Our data suggest that Westhroid is taken for Hypothyroidism, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is prescribed for Thyroid Problems.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Arm
Weight Gain
10
Weight Loss
9
Anxiety
4
Palpitations
3
Insomnia
3
Headaches
3
Joint Pain
1
Dizziness
1
Feeling Hyper
1
Tired All The Time
1
Wes
Allergy
5
Weight Gain
4
Hair Loss
4
Weight Loss
3
Headaches
3
Palpitations
2
Anxiety
2
Insomnia
1
Constipation
1
Exhaustion
1
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Westhroid
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Weight Gain
Arm
Wes
10
4
Weight Loss
Arm
Wes
9
3
Anxiety
Arm
Wes
4
2
Palpitations
Arm
Wes
3
2
Insomnia
Arm
Wes
3
1
Headaches
Arm
Wes
3
3
Joint Pain
Arm
Wes
1
0
Dizziness
Arm
Wes
1
0
Feeling Hyper
Arm
Wes
1
0
Tired All The Time
Arm
Wes
1
0
Allergy
Wes
Arm
5
0
Weight Gain
Wes
Arm
4
10
Hair Loss
Wes
Arm
4
0
Weight Loss
Wes
Arm
3
9
Headaches
Wes
Arm
3
3
Palpitations
Wes
Arm
2
3
Anxiety
Wes
Arm
2
4
Insomnia
Wes
Arm
1
3
Constipation
Wes
Arm
1
0
Exhaustion
Wes
Arm
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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A Category A
Armour Thyroid is considered safe to use during pregnancy.
A Category A
Westhroid is considered safe to use during pregnancy.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 90 mg, 120 mg, 180 mg, 240 mg, 300 mg
Tablet: 16.25 mg, 30 mg, 32.4 mg, 32.5 mg, 48.75 mg, 60 mg, 64.8 mg, 65 mg, 81.25 mg, 97.5 mg, 113.75 mg, 120 mg, 129.6 mg, 130 mg, 146.25 mg, 162.5 mg, 180 mg, 194.4 mg, 195 mg, 240 mg, 260 mg, 300 mg, 325 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Thyroid Pork
Thyroid, Thyroid Pork
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Armour Thyroid and Westhroid: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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