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Thyroid (Usp) (Armour Thyroid)

Also known as Armour Thyroid, Natural Thyroid, Westhroid, Nature-Throid, Thyrotab, Etwon, and Bio-Throid

Desiccated thyroid or thyroid extract, refers to porcine (or mixed beef and pork) thyroid glands, dried and powdered for therapeutic use. Pork (or mixed beef and pork) thyroid preparations were developed in the late 19th century, and are still used today to treat hypothyroidism, the condition of having an underactive thyroid gland. This product is sometimes referred to as "natural thyroid", "natural thyroid hormones", "pork thyroid", thyroid USP, thyroid BP, or by the name of a commercial brand, such as "Armour Thyroid" or "Nature-Throid" & "Westhroid".

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $6.65 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed thyroid (usp) to treat hypothyroidism, thyroid disease, menopause, and mitral valve disease.

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