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Thyroid Armour (Manufactured by Forest)
Armour Thyroid Medication Uses & Indications:
Thyroid Armour is an oral prescription drug that is made from the thyroid glands of domesticated pigs that are used for human consumption. Armour Thyroid medication is used to treat hypothyroidism that is caused by anything except in cases of temporary hypothyroidism, which is a result of an inflammation of the thyroid. This drug is meant to supplement or replace a hormone usually made by the thyroid gland. Armour Thyroid medication is also used in the prevention and treatment of normal functioning thyroid goiters like Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, thyroid nodules, multinodular goiter, and thyroid cancer.
You can buy Armour thyroid online from Canada Pharmacy at the lowest price in the market.
The active ingredient in Armour thyroid medication is thyroxine.
Avoid use of this drug if you suffer from uncorrected adrenal problems, overactive thyroid, hyperthyroidism, or are allergic to the ingredients of this drug. Before starting this treatment, make sure that your doctor is aware of your medical history especially if you have blood clotting problems, diabetes, heart disease, and pituitary or adrenal gland problems. He might need to change the dosage of the drugs that you might be using to control these conditions. If you suffer from diabetes, regularly check the sugar level in your blood and consult your doctor immediately if you see any changes. Follow the instructions of your doctor regarding the dosage.
Take note, do not change, exceed, or stop using this drug without consulting your doctor first. Make sure that your pharmacist is aware of any other allergies that you might have, are taking any other medicines, are breastfeeding, or are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant.
This medicine should not be used for weight loss or the treatment of obesity. Large doses of this medicine in patients with normal thyroid levels may result in life-threatening events especially when used with other drugs that reduce appetite.
This medicine should be taken with great caution by patients who suffer from cardiovascular problems especially those who are over 60 years of age.
Common side effects of this drug are:
- Increased pulse rate
- Irregular or rapid heartbeat
- Chest pains
- Excessive sweating
- Partial hair loss in children
Product Code: 11441
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A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.