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Desiccated (dried) thyroid is a combination of hormones that are normally produced by your thyroid gland to regulate the body's energy and metabolism. Desiccated thyroid is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its own. Desiccated thyroid treats hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone). Desiccated thyroid is also used to treat or prevent goiter (enlarged thyroid gland), and is also given as part of a medical tests for thyroid disorders. Desiccated thyroid may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Thyroid Disorders

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You may not be able to use this medicine if you have a thyroid disorder called thyrotoxicosis, or an adrenal gland problem that is not controlled by treatment.

Call your doctor if you have signs of thyroid toxicity, such as chest pain, fast or pounding heartbeats, feeling hot or nervous, or sweating more than usual.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Armour Thyroid Tablet 120 Mg180 Mg60 Mg30 Mg300 Mg15 Mg240 Mg90 Mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
NP Thyroid Tablet 60 Mg120 Mg15 Mg30 Mg90 Mg
Westhroid Tablet 32.5 Mg130 Mg195 Mg65 Mg97.5 Mg

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