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Posted by Tina
on October 06, 2000 at 08:29:56:
In Reply to: What about taking armour AND synthroid? posted by mmick on October 06, 2000 at 05:11:00:
: Curious if anyone has taken both at the same time or have ever heard of it being prescribed.
I added Snythroid (apx. 25 mcg.) back in with my Armour (1 grain) over a month ago. I needed extra hormone but I couldn't tolerate any more T3 than I was already getting with the grain of Armour. Since I started out with hyperthyroid that had caused CHF I have to be very careful about getting an excess of T3. This combination isn't the best yet, may take a while longer to find the best combination. I think the best dose and combination are hard for me to find because of the thyroid antibodies that seem to attack more at times.
I got the idea from others who's Doctors had Rx'ed combining them. BTW..I will be switching the Snythroid to Unithroid as soon as it is available. While it may not make a big difference, I won't have to be "as" concerned about getting potency problem that have occured with all the synthetic T4's.
How is everything else going? Tina
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