Armour Thyroid Medication Info
If you have an underactive thyroid, your healthcare provider may prescribe Armour® Thyroid (thyroid USP). This drug is considered a natural product, as it is made from thyroid glands of pigs. It comes in tablet form and is taken once daily. Insomnia, hair loss, and a rapid heart rate are some of the possible side effects of this medicine.
It's important to review this medication's safety information with your healthcare provider before starting treatment with Armour Thyroid. This medicine may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you have any other medical conditions (such as diabetes, osteoporosis, or any heart problems) or if you are taking any other types of medicine (including nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements).
(For more information on this medication, click Armour Thyroid. This article provides a more in-depth discussion, explaining how it works, whether it is FDA-approved, and details on why this product may not be the best choice for some people.)