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    Old 09-26-2007, 10:39 AM   #1
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    Amount of T3 & T4 in Armour?

    How many mcg of T3 and T4 are in 1 grain of Armour?

     
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    Old 09-26-2007, 11:13 AM   #2
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    Re: Amount of T3 & T4 in Armour?

    Consulted my handy pharmacological data base:
    There is a 4:1 ratio of T4 to T3 in armour compositions.

    Armour Thyroid
    - Tablets 15 mg T4 (¼ grain) - 3.55 mg T3
    - Tablets 30 mg T4 (½ grain) - 7.11 mg T3
    - Tablets 60 mg T4 (1 grain) - 14.22 mg T3
    - Tablets 90 mg T4 (1½ grain) - 21.32 mg T3
    - Tablets 120 mg T4 (2 grain) - 28.44 mg T3
    - Tablets 180 mg T4 (3 grain) - 42.63 mg T3
    - Tablets 240 mg T4 (4 grain) - 56.88 mg T3

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    Cytomel the synthetic extended release T3 equivalent has the follow stats:
    Twenty-five mcg of liothyronine is equivalent to approximately 1 grain of desiccated thyroid or thyroglobulin and 0.1 mg of L-thyroxine.. translation to One grain of armour would have the equiv. of 25 mcg cytomel.. 2 grains 50 mcg.. 3 grains 75 mcg.

    Synthetic and natural hormones can have different absorption rates and efficiencies.
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    Old 09-26-2007, 12:54 PM   #3
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    Re: Amount of T3 & T4 in Armour?

    The simple answer is 38 mcgs T4 and 9 mcgs T3 in one grain (60 mgs).

     
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