9 patient evaluations for Desiccated thyroid

Feb 17, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Hashimoto's thyroiditis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 130 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Apr 5, 2010 (Started Nov 23, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was taking off of this due to high blood pressure. A newer lab showed I was low in T4-not T3

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Feb 1, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I began hypothyroid treatment with levothyroid. I did not realize that many other health problems I was experiencing were related to hypothyroidism until I researched the condition and treatment options. Adding the dessicated thyroid has been amasing. Muscle and joint pain decreased, sinus infections gone, hayfever greatly decreased, no asthma problems. I now take compounded time realease capsule that combines T3/t4 and dessicated thyroid
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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