Armour Thyroid

Thyroid

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Medically reviewed by: Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated on August 18, 2021

Dr. Maaiah is a PharmD graduate who has practiced both in pharmaceutical consulting and retail pharmacy. His interests include consulting and the development and approval of new therapeutics. He currently works as a Medical Information Consultant (MIC) and as a retail pharmacist. As a MIC he helps pharmaceutical companies with projects and by consulting as a medical information expert.

When Dr. Maaiah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, doing outdoor activities, working out, and reading.

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How to buy Armour Thyroid (Thyroid) online?

Armour Thyroid can be ordered online through 90daymeds.com or by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to customer support. The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information please visit the “How to Order” page on 90daymeds.com.

Is a prescription required?

Yes, a valid prescription from your doctor is required. Armour Thyroid is a prescription medication and can only be sold with a prescription. To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be emailed ([email protected]), faxed (1-800-416-8019), or uploaded. Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription if you would like.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 3-month supply (90 days) is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time. Refills are kept on file for future orders. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your provider.

Is it safe to order from 90-Day Meds?

Absolutely. All our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries. We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee. We operate just like your local pharmacy would, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication.

Cost

Average US Retail Price 90-Day Meds Price
Thyroid Hormone 60mg
(100 tablets)
$132.00 $112.00

How much does Armour Thyroid (Thyroid) cost?

At 90DayMeds.com, we make sure to keep drug prices low. Above shows the price comparison of brand Thyroid Hormone 60mg at a quantity 90 tablets between the average U.S. retail price and 90-Day Meds price.

Armour Thyroid is also marketed as Thyroid Hormone. A quantity of 100 tablets of Thyroid Hormone 60mg costs $112, which comes out to $1.12 per tablet.

Above shows the price comparison of brand Thyroid Hormone 60mg at a quantity 90 tablets between the average U.S. retail price and 90-Day Meds price.

 

What is the lowest price of Armour Thyroid per unit?

Lowest Price Per Unit: $0.75/unit for Thyroid Hormone 30mg tablets

Is this price for Armour Thyroid without insurance?

The above listed prices are without insurance. Unfortunately, we cannot accept insurance. However we will give you an official receipt in case it can qualify for a reimbursement from your insurer. We are also unable to adjudicate with U.S. insurance providers.

Why is Armour Thyroid cheaper from Canada than from the United States?

Prices of medications ordered from Canada or the United Kingdom are internally controlled by the respective governments. This differs from the US as it is a free market economy and pharmaceutical suppliers can charge what they deem a product is worth. As a result, we can offer lower prices to our patients as we source medications from these countries.

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Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Armour Thyroid available?

Armour Thyroid is not available as a generic alternative.

How much cheaper is generic Armour Thyroid?

There is currently no generic alternative to Armour Thyroid. 

What is the difference between brand and generic Armour Thyroid?

Once available on the market, there will be no difference between generic and brand Armour Thyroid. Generic formulations of medications contain the same active ingredients and meet the same quality, strength, and purity standards as the brand formulation.

Shipping

Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes. Your order will be shipped from Canada to the U.S. within 7 to 10 business days. An email notification will be sent to you once the item has been shipped. There are no shipping charges.

Is express shipping available?

If a product of Canada is available then express shipping can be selected with an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days. You have the option at the checkout page to select the express shipping option ($25) if available for that medication source.

How much does shipping cost?

There are no shipping charges for standard shipping.

Refill RX

How to refill a prescription?

Refilling your prescription is made easy with 90-Day Meds. You can sign into your online account and view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the reorder section in your account.
You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat is also a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be cases where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc. However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About

What is Armour Thyroid?

Armour Thyroid is a prescription medication that is classified as a thyroid product.

Uses

What is Armour Thyroid used for?

It is used to treat hypothyroidism, either replacing or supplementing the thyroid hormone. It is derived from porcine thyroid glands.

How does it work?

It exerts physiologic actions through control of DNA transcription and protein synthesis via Triiodothyronine (T3) and levothyroxine (T4).

Directions

How to take Armour Thyroid?

You will take the tablet by mouth on an empty stomach to increase absorption of the medication (e.g., 30 to 60 minutes before breakfast).

What dosages are available?

This medication comes as 15mg, 30mg, 60mg, 90mg, 120mg tablets, 180mg [scored], 240mg, and 300mg [scored] tablets. We may not have all dosages available to order.

What is the recommended dosage?

For the treatment of hypothyroidism, your doctor may initially start you at 30 to 32.5 mg/day and increase your dose by 15 to 16.25 mg increments every 2-3 weeks until adequate response to the medication has occurred. The recommended dose is patient-specific, refer to your doctor for accurate dosing recommendations.

What is the maximum dosage?

Max dosing of 130 mg/day.

What if I miss a dose?

Take the medication as soon as possible if you have missed a dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return back to your regular schedule. Never double the doses.

Precautions

What should you know before you take this medication?

Caution in those with diabetes mellitus and insipidus, adrenal insufficiency, or myxedema, as symptoms can be aggravated/exaggerated.

Initial dosing should be lowered with a conservative dose titration in patients with cardiovascular disease.

Thyroid supplements are not approved or recommended for the treatment of infertility (female or male), unless associated with hypothyroidism.

Overtreatment can cause craniosynostosis in infants and premature closure of epiphyses in children. It can cause transient alopecia in children during the first few months of therapy. Cardiac overload, arrhythmias, and aspiration from suckling can occur during initiation of therapy (e.g., first 2 weeks) and should be monitored closely.

U.S. BOXED WARNING: Thyroid supplements are not approved for weight reduction. Thyroid supplements within the range of daily hormonal requirements, are ineffective for weight reduction in euthyroid patients. High-doses of thyroid supplementation may cause serious/life-threatening toxic side effects, especially when used with certain anorectic agents (e.g., sympathomimetic amines).

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Armour Thyroid?

The most common side effects include:

  • Abdominal cramps
  • Alopecia
  • Ataxia
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Chest pain
  • Constipation, diarrhea
  • Diaphoresis
  • Dyspnea
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Heat intolerance
  • Increased appetite
  • Insomnia
  • Menstrual disease
  • Myalgia
  • Nervousness
  • Palpitations
  • Tachycardia
  • Tremor, tremor of hands
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss

Speak to your doctor for a full list of side effects if you are taking Armour Thyroid.

Interactions

Does this medication interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

Thyroid products may decrease the therapeutic effect of sodium iodide, and use together should be avoided (Risk Category X).

Separate the dose of the calcium salt at least 4 hours from the Armour Thyroid dose as it can cause a decrease in effectiveness of the Armour Thyroid (Risk Category D).

Speak to your doctor for a full list of potential drug-drug-interactions.

Storage

How should this medication be stored?

Armour Thyroid tablets should be stored in a tight container to protect from light and moisture between 15°C-30°C (59°F-86°F).

Pharmacist Tips

  • Make sure to take your Armour Thyroid on an empty stomach, such as 30 to 60 minutes before breakfast, to help with absorption of the medication.

FAQ

Does Armour Thyroid cause hair loss?

Armour thyroid can cause hair loss, or alopecia.

What supplements should not be taken together with Armour Thyroid?

Supplements that include calcium should be separated from the Armour Thyroid dose by at least 4 hours as the calcium salts can decrease the effectiveness of the Armour Thyroid.

Does Armour Thyroid contain T3 and T4?

Armour Thyroid contains 38 mcg of levothyroxine (T4) and 9 mcg of liothyronine (T3) per gram of thyroid.

Does Armour Thyroid help with weight loss?

Although Armour Thyroid can cause weight loss as a side effect, it should not be used, nor is it approved, for the weight loss reduction. Armour Thyroid carries a U.S. Boxed Warning: Thyroid supplements within the range of daily hormonal requirements, are ineffective for weight reduction in euthyroid patients. High-doses of thyroid supplementation may cause serious/life-threatening toxic side effects, especially when used with certain anorectic agents (e.g., sympathomimetic amines).

Does Armour Thyroid affect blood sugar?

Armour Thyroid can exaggerate or exacerbate symptoms in patients with diabetes mellitus and insipidus.

DISCLAIMER:

This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs before taking any medication.