Thyroid (Dessicated Thyroid) Alternative Brand to Armour Thyroid
Before taking thyroid hormone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to pork; or if you have any other allergies.
Thyroid (desiccated thyroid) 30mg should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: decreased adrenal gland function, kidney disease (e.g., nephrosis), low pituitary hormone (e.g., hypopituitarism), low testosterone (e.g., hypogonadism), overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism).
Before using Thyroid (desiccated thyroid) 30mg, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: poor food absorption (malabsorption syndrome), heart disease (e.g., angina, high blood pressure, heart failure, irregular heartbeat, heart attack), sugar diabetes (diabetes mellitus), water diabetes (diabetes insipidus), long-term severe underactive thyroid (e.g., myxedema).
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are using Thyroid (desiccated thyroid) 30mg.
If you have diabetes, Thyroid (desiccated thyroid) 30mg may make it harder to control your blood sugar levels. Check your blood sugar regularly as directed by your doctor. Tell your doctor immediately if you have symptoms such as increased thirst/urination, shakiness, unusual sweating, and hunger. Your anti-diabetic medication or diet may need to be adjusted.
Caution is advised when using Thyroid (desiccated thyroid) 30mg in the elderly because they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially the effects on the heart.
Current information shows that Thyroid (desiccated thyroid) 30mg may be used during pregnancy. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or intend to become pregnant.
Thyroid (desiccated thyroid) 30mg hormone passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Store at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.