Were you looking for information about Armour Thyroid? Armor Thyroid is a common misspelling of Armour Thyroid.
Armour® Thyroid is a prescription medicine that is used for treating various thyroid problems. It is a "natural" product that is made from thyroid glands of pigs. Armour Thyroid comes in tablet form and is generally taken once a day. Potential side effects include insomnia, heart palpitations, and hypertension.
Armour Thyroid has not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (it is an older medication, so this is not necessarily a bad thing). In addition, it may not be suitable for everyone. For example, people with osteoarthritis, diabetes, certain allergies, or adrenal insufficiency may not be able to safely take the drug.
(Click Armour Thyroid to read the complete eMedTV article, which provides a description of the drug's effects, an explanation of how and when to take it, and a list of the various strengths available. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)