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Armour thyroid

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Satisfaction
7.2
5.4  Effectiveness
4  Side Effects
6.1  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 6 Armour thyroid side effects and 7 Armour thyroid benefits.

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Treatment Information
The generic name of this medication is thyroxine and brand names are Armour Thyroid and Bio-Throid.

The active ingredient of this medication is thyroxine. Inactive ingredients include calcium stearate, dextrose, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate and opadry white.

Mainly used in treating underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism.
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Effectiveness of Armour thyroid by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Armour thyroid, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 7.7% 7.7% 53.8% 19.2% 11.5%
Balance/Equilibrium 7.7% 7.7% 61.5% 11.5% 11.5%
Blood Pressure 7.7% 3.8% 53.8% 15.4% 19.2%
Breathing 15.4% 3.8% 57.7% 11.5% 11.5%
Confidence 7.7% 3.8% 53.8% 15.4% 19.2%
Coordination/Motor Skills 7.7% 3.8% 50% 23.1% 15.4%
Digestion 11.5% 11.5% 46.2% 19.2% 11.5%
Emotional Well-being 7.7% 11.5% 30.8% 23.1% 26.9%
Energy 11.5% 15.4% 19.2% 26.9% 26.9%
Eyesight 11.5% 7.7% 65.4% 3.8% 11.5%
Memory 15.4% 7.7% 30.8% 19.2% 26.9%
Mental Clarity 7.7% 11.5% 30.8% 23.1% 26.9%
Pain 11.5% 0% 57.7% 19.2% 11.5%
Patience 7.7% 15.4% 30.8% 23.1% 23.1%
Sexual Health 11.5% 11.5% 38.5% 15.4% 23.1%
Skin Complexion 7.7% 15.4% 38.5% 23.1% 15.4%
Sleep 11.5% 15.4% 30.8% 26.9% 15.4%
Stress Level 11.5% 15.4% 34.6% 15.4% 23.1%
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Commonly Reported Armour thyroid Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 92% 0% 0% 4% 4%
Anxiety 40% 0% 20% 20% 20%
Blurred Vision 60% 0% 20% 20% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 83.3% 0% 0% 16.7% 0%
Change in Weight 54.2% 8.3% 16.7% 8.3% 12.5%
Chills 70.8% 16.7% 4.2% 0% 8.3%
Cold Symptoms 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Confusion 40% 20% 20% 20% 0%
Coordination / Balance Problems 94.7% 0% 0% 0% 5.3%
Depression 40% 20% 0% 40% 0%
Diarrhea 60% 20% 0% 20% 0%
Dizziness 76% 8% 4% 8% 4%
Drowsiness 70.8% 8.3% 8.3% 0% 12.5%
Fatigue 56% 8% 12% 12% 12%
Gas 60% 20% 0% 20% 0%
Headache 83.3% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
Hives 96% 0% 0% 4% 0%
Insomnia 60% 20% 20% 0% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 60% 20% 0% 0% 20%
Mood Swings 40% 0% 0% 40% 20%
Muscle Cramping 60% 40% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 84% 4% 8% 4% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 60% 0% 0% 40% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Skin Rash 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Swelling 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Armour thyroid Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Change in Weight 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Constipation 84.2% 0% 0% 0% 15.8%
Headache 68.4% 15.8% 5.3% 5.3% 5.3%
Increased Appetite 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Insomnia 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 75% 4.2% 4.2% 4.2% 12.5%
Rapid Heartbeat 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Reduced Libido 71.4% 0% 0% 14.3% 14.3%
Skin Inflammation 91.7% 4.2% 0% 0% 4.2%
Sweating 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Tingling Sensations 83.3% 12.5% 4.2% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Armour thyroid
Since taking Armour thyroid Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Blindness 2.3%
Hospitalization 2.3%
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10 Jul 2019 hello iam worried about the inactive ingrediances!
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30 May 2019 Formula must have been changed. Had used successfully for years when made by Forest but now it makes me itch, my hair is falling out, eyebrows and eyelashes are gone. So tired and cold. Price has more than tripled and no benefit.
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30 May 2019 Formula must have been changed. Had used successfully for years when made by Forest but now it makes me itch, my hair is falling out, eyebrows and eyelashes are gone. So tired and cold. Price has more than tripled and no benefit.
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30 May 2019 Formula must have been changed. Had used successfully for years when made by Forest but now it makes me itch, my hair is falling out, eyebrows and eyelashes are gone. So tired and cold. Price has more than tripled and no benefit.
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10 Aug 2017 This last batch has me itching from head to foot. Very tired and having to take deep breaths often even though o2 level is good
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