9 patient evaluations for Desiccated thyroid

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Apr 12, 2016 (Started Jun 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Twice daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Nov 15, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypothyroidism)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for T4 only (levothyroxine) was not effective enough)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: You may notice that you are able to concentrate better, have more energy, but are not jittery or anxious. If you do feel anxious you may be taking too much. I also no longer have the fibromyalgia-like or depressive symptoms now that I am on Armour Thyroid.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2015 (Started Sep 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg M,W,F
Advice & Tips: My blood tests came out very bad . I am afraid my doc will force me to to synthetics.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 29, 2014 (Started Sep 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Since I started taking LDN I have slowly needed to go down on Thyroid meds. Aug to Sept . '14 I have gone down to only 60 mgs every 2 or 3 days!!! I am now AK testing off Chlorella and Molybdenum. I think the LDN have helped my Immune System w/my Hashimoto's, and cut my mood swings down.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 23, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 240 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Levothyroxine did not not work for me at all! My blood levels where better but I felt horrible! I've titrated up to 4 gns (240mgs) of Natural Desiccated Thyroid (Armour) I've lost 18 pounds and my energy is MUCH better!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Feb 10, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 1991)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 125 mcg (0.125 mg) Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 12, 2010 (Started Apr 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 16, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 1970)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hypothyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was taking 120 mg and took this dosage for years. New primary care doctor felt I was taking too much and reduced it to 90 mg. Have gained 15 pounds since dosage was changed.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 26, 2008 (Started May 03, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: USE Armour Thyroid for a full Thyroid balance.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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