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Re: Thyroid drugs during pregnancy

Re: Thyroid drugs during pregnancy

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Posted by Susan on September 29, 2000 at 16:50:48:

In Reply to: Thyroid drugs during pregnancy posted by Kandace on September 29, 2000 at 15:20:36:

: My doctor wants me to make a decision whether to continue taking Armour thyroid or switch to
: Synthroid before I get pregnant. Is there any difference in how Armour affects a fetus versus Synthroid? Where could I go to get info on the two drugs and their impact on a fetus?

I am and was taking synthroid (2 kids) while pregnant. Both kids had reflux the first mild the second severe. There may be a link but not proven to the synthroid and reflux. I would think the natural replacement Armor would be better but who knows. Check out About.com and see what articles/links are there. Let us know what you find out. If I run across anything I will pass it on. Susan


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