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Armour Thyroid - Overview

Armour Thyroid is a medication used as a replacement medication in people with hypothyroidism (i.e. an underactive thyroid gland). People in need of an Armour Thyroid prescription can use Push Health to request Armour Thyroid medication from a medical provider who can prescribe it when appropriate to do so.

What Is Armour Thyroid?

Armour Thyroid is a medication containing thyroid hormone. Armour Thyroid is generally prescribed as therapy for people with most types of hypothyroidism. Armour Thyroid medication helps supplement clinically low levels of endogenous thyroid hormones due to inadequate thyroid gland stimulation or thyroid hormone synthesis. The mechanism through which thyroid hormones govern metabolic processes in the body is not fully understood. After oral administration, over 48% of the administered dose is absorbed - a quantity that is increased with fasting. In the circulation, almost all of the thyroid hormone is bound to proteins and metabolites are found in the bile, suggesting processing by the liver.

Armour Thyroid - Dosage and Cost

The Armour Thyroid dosage used depends on the medical provider but often starts at Armour Thyroid 15 mg. Armour Thyroid medication dosing is then titrated as needed to symptoms and based on thyroid lab test measurements. Each grain contains approximately liothyronine 9 mcg and levothyroxine 38 mcg. Armour Thyroid has a distinctive smell somewhat related to the fact that it is derived from porcine thyroid glands. A wide range of Armour Thyroid formulations are available, with 60 mg of Armour Thyroid generally found in 1 grain. Armour Thyroid is not inexpensive, costing approximately $1 per Armour Thyroid 60mg tablet at many pharmacies. Armour Thyroid coupons can be found online and some insurance plans will cover the cost of Armour Thyroid medication. Armour Thyroid should be stored between 15° C and 30° C.

Can I Buy Armour Thyroid Online?

Armour Thyroid medication requires a prescription before it can be dispensed by a pharmacy. One cannot just buy Armour Thyroid over the counter or buy Armour Thyroid online in the US. However, Push Health can connect people who need an Armour Thyroid prescription with licensed medical providers who can prescribe Armour Thyroid medication when safe and appropriate to do so.

Armour Thyroid - Side Effects

Armour Thyroid can cause side effects in some people. Armour Thyroid's side effects include nervousness, agitation, palpitations, diarrhea and temperature intolerance and sweating. Armour Thyroid should not be used by people with untreated thyrotoxicosis or adrenal cortical insufficiency. Armour Thyroid and alcohol should not be used at the same time. People with a hypersensitivity to Armour Thyroid or other ingredients in the formulation should not use the medication. Prior to using Armour Thyroid medication, it is important to discuss possible side effects and any questions with a medical provider and pharmacist.

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Last updated November 7, 2019. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions.