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I've been taking between 180 and 240 mg of Armour for years. I'm currently on 240 mg.
My doctor doesn't seem concerned about the high dosage, but I keep wondering if my body isn't absorbing well or doesn't convert to T3 well. I don't know if there is a max dose. I take supplements to help the thyroid gland but they don't include thyroid hormone.

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Currently on 180mg of Armour and labs came back low (hypo again). Doc is saying maybe taking something else in conjunction with Armour. He says I'm at my max dosage. Anyone at a higher Armour dose or know the max dose? Anyone else mixing more than one thyroid medication?

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Started on the lowest dose of 1/4 grain. Now I'm just about perfect on 1/2 grain morning and 1/2 grain at about 3 pm. I can tell you with 100% honesty, I could not lose any weight no matter what I did until I went up to 1/2 morning and 1/2 in the evening. I was always considered "within normal ranges." At around 10 years of age my hair was falling out so much that my mom cut it off. By the time I had baby number 2 tsh was around 4.

It could have been worse but it did get worse. I never made enough milk to nurse my babies, I caught every cold I was exposed to, in '12 I had a rare form of ovarian cancer. In '14 my muscles in my neck would just seize up and I would be in debilitating pain. The thing that cured my muscle spasms was armour thyroid.

I started having muscle spasms again this year. Had an mri and have a herniated disc. Guess what? I went up on thyroid and the neck pain vanished! I've been on the recumbent bike since Nov. Have about 260 miles on it. My legs haven't looked this good in years. Optimized on NDT to thank, and my Father in heaven to whom I owe it all!

I wish I didn't have to depend on thyroid hormone, but I was living on sheer will without it. It's a blessing to be on armour when you need it for sure!

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I am hashimoto but without crazy high numbers, but was completely symptomatic. Took me years to find a doctor who was not "synthroid-only". First time on synthroid became so physically exhausted that I could not raise my arms above my head. Stayed med free for years and felt terrible. Second time on synthroid my TSH doubled over 30 days. Finally found a doc who would give me armour and it was a life changer. I was on 30 for a few years but recently upped to 45. Still not 100% but feel better than I have in years.

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I finally found a Nurse Practioner who would listen to me. After years of changing doctors and feeling bad and weighing 50 pounds more than I should, I've been taking 180 mg of Armour for several years now and look and feel like a highly functioning adult for a change! It's wonderful!

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I take 135 mg of Armour Thyroid every morning. (1 of the 120mg pills and 1 of the tiny 15mg pills.) I was diagnosed hypothyroid in 2001 and started on Synthroid, but finally switched to Armour in early 2015 and feel better on it. I was officially diagnosed with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and in the past few years my doctor has had to increase my Armour dosage 4 times. (Since I'm in my 40's now, I think my hormones are changing and may be affecting the disease progression.)

Lately I've been going in to have my TSH checked more often instead of annually, since it's been changing so quickly. (Earlier this year it went from 2.1 to 7.2 in just a few months.)

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very glad to see this chart. thanks for posting.

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I am on 90 mg of Armour. I started gaining weight like crazy as soon as I started it, which confused the doctors. it could be a coincidence, but wow! I can not take off the weight. I did a challenge at our gym, where i tracked what i ate (and it was checked by a trainer) and worked out quite a bit in classes (yoga, step, weights, etc). I lost 2 pounds in 2 months and gained 2% body fat, according to the scale they have. So frustrating. I talked to my doc about switching meds, and she wasn't comfortable because she said my dose was too high for her and she suggested I see an endocrinologist. Ugh.

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Problem is, when you live where there's a shortage of endocrinologists & doctors won't bother with treating thyroid, you sometimes have to take what you can get! My endo is the only one around who will even prescribe Armour, but she is a slave to insurance regulations, so has to tow the line and keep my TSH in recommended ratio.

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I am on 6 grain a day! 3 in am and 3 at around 2 pm. The thing is, if u cont to have hypo symptoms - u r on too little dose. There is great book and website: stopthethyroidmadnes.com Great information! The best way to figur if u on the right dose is to check your basal temperature every am before u get out of bed, if it less than 98.5 - u r still hypo. Please read the book, educate yourself. We r our best advocates! If your doctor is not helping u and treats only your labs number- find another doctor. Good luck everyone!

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In response to the topic question, I take 15mg of Armour twice daily, as well as 25mcg of Liothyronine (T3) 4 times daily.

This is considered an uncommon and "progressive" regimen/dosing,but, after years of trial and error, and feeling terrible, this was the key that finally turned the lock.

How is your regimen working out for you? Do you still have hypo symptoms?

Tia

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Hi all, I am new to this group, and am starting split dosing my Armour thyroid. I was taking 120mg as a single dose, but had hyper symptoms due to too much T3. I saw the dosaging on this thread, and I just want to say that the dosage for the Armour thyroid/ Levothyroxine is incorrect.

One grain of Armour 60mg in comparison to Levo is 50mg.
Two grains of Armour 120mg / 100mgs of Levo.
Three grains of Armour 180mgs/ 150mgs of levo.
Four grains of Armour 240mgs of Armour thyroid.

Even though I was getting "hyper symptoms" and not putting on any weight taking the single dose of 120mgs of Armour which is the same as 100mgs of Levo, I know for sure I have been under medicated on this dose for so long. Since split dosing and "slowly" increasing Armour, I am now putting on weight, which indicates to me that I was under medicated. For a year and a half on armour 120mgs two grains/ 100mgs levo I always maintained my weight at 142lbs.
My "hyper symptoms" are really improving and I feel me again.
When changing from a T4 med to NDT like Armour, you need to do it very slowly. It takes a while for the T4 med like levo to leave ones system.

Please look at the link I attached.

Thank you. www.restartmed.com/armour-th
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If you cant find the link check out Dr westin Childs Fb page or website and you find the info there.

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KDAVIS12508, The doses of Armour and Synthroid are NOT equal! A 150mg dose of Armour is equal to 250mcg of Synthroid(levothyroxine). Here's a chart of thyroid medication equivalencies.


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I have been on Armour Thyroid 90 mg for 10 years. My Endocrinologist said that it's high but good. My Primary tells me it's too high, He wants me to take a synthroid 6 days a week. who should I listen to.

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I'm on 150mg of Armour my new doc wants me to switch cos my levels are very low still. Putting me on 150mcg Synthroid. Shouldn't these scripts be for different amounts they don't calculate out to be the same right? So sleepy and NO motivation.

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I am on 90 mg of Armour

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Cupcake!

Please find another doctor, one that listens to you and prescribes according to your symptoms.

Go to your pharmacy and ask your pharmacist who in your neck of the woods is prescribing T3(cytomel) or Armour. Then go to one of those doctors since they're using a wider range of protocols in caring for their patients.

Your Endo's specialty might be diabetics, which is often the case.

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I am taking 90 mg Armour Thyroid. I was taking 137mcg of Synthroid , but I did not find it to be helpful for me. I do better on Armour Thyroid. However I still have a low heart-rate below 60 at night ( often 56 bpm). My body temperature does not go up to 98 or above until 3:00pm.
Often 97 in the morning and still very sluggish in the morning.

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Cupcake - Do I understand correctly that you have been diagnosed with Hashis but were not put on meds? If that is the case, I would dump the endo and go with the hormone specialist. He seems to at least have a clue! If your body is not producing thyroid hormones, your body will not function properly until you have those hormones from another source. You should fill the prescription and give it a chance to work.

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I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's a little over 12 years ago. I felt OK for the most part, but this past year has been a struggle. Very tired and I gained 12 pounds, which for someone who eats the exact same thing 5 days a week, watches calories on the weekend and exercises 5x a week, is a lot. In the past 2 weeks I gained 6 pounds and I could barely get out of bed. I'm just exhausted, horribly exhausted. My endocrinologist tells me every year I just need to wait it out until I hit hypo. I told him I think I'm there I'm so cold all the time and so so tired and gaining weight but he refuses to look at what the test numbers show (low T3 and T4 but on the last number of the "normal" scale), and only focuses on the TSH which is normal. He did suggest I see a psychiatrist though cuz this is all in my head!!! I went to a second dr. who is a hormone specialist and not an endocrinologist and he thinks my symptoms and numbers show I'm hypo and he prescribed 120 of armour. So now I have this armour prescription and I'm scared to start it. I keep thinking this could be the pill that finally makes me feel normal again, but the more I read online, the more I worry this may actually make things worse. My wedding is in 3 months now (and in case you wondered what wedding planning while you're exhausted is like, it's a nightmare), and I want the energy to actually enjoy it! Any advice or pep talk would be appreciated :)

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Finding the right dose and potentially being under medicated is hard and I certainly feel for you. The only way you are going to find the correct dosage for certain is to allow your body to adjust (might mean needing to take a regular nap each day) to the new medication regimen and then after 6-8 weeks, having your labs drawn. Mixing medications will only prolong the transition and not allow the labs to accurately show how your body is responding to the new medication dosage.

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So,....if I was taking 200mcg of Levothyroxin I should be taking 2.7 grain of Armour? Did I figure that right? My Endocrinologist just switched me late last week and on Sunday I could barely function. All I wanted to do was sleep and I couldn't hardly fight it off, so today I took my 90mg Armour with 100mcg of Levo. I probably shouldn't have done that but at least I made it through the day. I will have lab done on July 22. Should I wait til then to tell the doctor that I can't stay awake with the 90mg Armour and ask her to increase it now or have I not given it enough time? I have taken it for 4 days. Thanks for your input.

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I have just started on Armour as my blood work has showed a slow downward range of free T3 andT4 for almost 2 years now. My initial dose is low 15mg but only 5 days a week. My endo NP said 5 days on, 2 off. My pharmacist thought it interesting but said from a drug level perspective he prefers only one day off at a time.

Just wondering if any if you also started with this 5 days a week dose, and how did you do it?
I don't have symptoms of hypothyroid other than after losing 70lbs in the last 2 years I can no longer lose and in fact am gaining even with more exercise. Ugggh!

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Thank you for the link but I can't find the chart that tells you the Levothyroxin = Armour dose. I am currently on 200mcg of Levo but requested that my doctor try me on Armour. I got a voice mail yesterday that the dr is going to call in a Rx for 90mg Armour. How does that compare to the 200mcg Levo that I am taking now? Thanks.

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Hello Everyone,

I have been on 260 mg of dessicated thyroid for over 3 years. About 1 month ago I started experiencing low back pain. I have no other symptoms of too much medication. I was wondering if anyone has experienced this and has had results by lowering the dose?

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Hello,

I started on 15mg of Armour and now take 90mg. I use a pill splitter and take 45mg at 7:00 a.m. and then 45mg at 12:00 p.m. When I took my full dose once in the morning by 1:00 p.m. I was *exhausted*!

Going to the doc. in a few weeks for my 6 month check-up; I'm feeling like I could use a bump in dose.

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I have been through 2 years of trying to balance a hypothyroid...Hashimotos disease.... Dr started me on Levo 25mg which didnt touch my test results ( I however felt slightly better- from days of wanting to faint continually) Then she switched it up triple to Synthroid after 4 days on that I said NO MORE My hair came out I felt awful ....just awful it took some work to have her switch me quickly to ARMOUR .. however have been on ARMOUR for 3 weeks now at 60 mg daily ...Been through ups and downs / serious muscle pain / major day long headaches / tired again ... so I took double one day 120 felt great ... But I certainly dont want the heart palpitations etc....I continued on 60mg and now tired again.. Don't have test results til next month. Saw this team and thought hmmmm maybe I can compare these symptoms ITS EITHER OVER WORKED or not enough ARMOUR or TOO MUCH ARMOUR.. Such a tricky balance. and may I mention I have been holistic my whole life so medications are so threatening to me .............feeling it may cause more problems.
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Hi,

I had a sub-total thyroidectomy in 2009. From my experience, the best thing you can do is kick your endo. to the curb. It is very,very, detrimental for anyone with a thyroid condition to be on a very calorie restricted diet.

http://www.sheknows.com/health-and-welln
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after my surgery, I was fine for a whole year. I never felt better!!! Energy levels off the roof, happy, content, etc, etc. UNTIL I started a 1.200 calorie restrictive 'diet'. Within 3 weeks I had full blown hypothyroidism.. I could not move from my bed to my sofa. I was so weak and tired. I had the 'traditional' moon face attributed to untreated hypothyroidism and all of the 56 something other symptoms, I was SO sick!. The change in diet had brought on my hypothyroidism. I have been struggling since. I have NEVER returned to 'normal'. It has been a terrible struggle for 2 years!! And to think, I brought it on myself by calorie restrictive dieting!! If, I could only turn the clock back and try to lose weight sensibly, if ONLY!!!

I went quickly from 1.5 TSH to 5.44 TSH and had terrible symptoms, and was very depressed. With Armour (1 grain a day) my TSH is down to 2.44. I still have a ways to go. But at least I am back to being a functioning human being! I AM losing a bit of weight, but it is a slow go. That's part of the disease. Don't get frustrated. I am in a group of Thyroid Support group ( at my church)who meet weekly and it has been a great support system for me. We all have agreed ( there are 6 of us) that we must accept what limitation ( even if overweight and hair loss, loss of energy are among them ). We have to accept our limitations as best we can without becoming complacent.We still need to keep up the 'fight' to get well, but we cannot let our disease define who we are as people. Seek out a good support system. Hypo is very difficult to deal with.

Please, please do some research and do not stay on a restrictive calorie diet It is very bad for hypothyroidism, even if your hypo is controlled with meds.. There is lots of articles online ( just examine the source BEFORE reading, as there are lots of charlatans jumping on the thyroid bandwagon').

Please be careful, eat sensibly and gently exercise. I don't know why, unless he,she is uniformed( which is usually the case) your endo would tell you to go one a 900 calorie a day diet. That's insane and will only make things worst. I know each case is different, but for the most part it is recommended by thyroid experts (not your average endo-which I no longer deal with) to stay away from restrictive calorie dieting.

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Hi Everyone, I just joined today. I was switched to Armor last year and now take 240. Its a really huge amount but I do not have a thyroid. I had thyroid cancer in 1984 and they had to remove my gland. I gained almost 60 lbs in a very short amount of time after my surgery and it's almost impossible for me to loose weight. I am so frustrated, my endocronologist has me on 900 calories a day, I am so hungry, I can't begin to tell you.

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I take 90mg (1.5 grains) 1 day and 120mg(2 grains) the next day.

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Thank you! I appreciate the link...

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By going on 60mg of Armour, your dose was lowered,
as it is equivalent to 100mcg of Levoxyl. I'll
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chart of equivalents under the FAQ's in Patient Information.

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www.armourthyroid.com/

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I started Armor 3 weeks ago. And, since starting it, I've had less energy (if that's possible) need to sleep during the day (kinda hard with an office job so I have to really force myself to not fall asleep on my ride home), my face, neck, and shoulders are breaking out in deep, large zits that hurt, have gained weight (2 pounds), my nails are all splitting. I had blood work done yesterday for my follow up appointment on Wednesday, but they didn't run anything other than TSH. But, she was really interested in my symptoms so maybe she'll treat by symptoms and raise my dosage. Right now, I'm only on 60 mcg and was on 112 mcg of Levoxyl.

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You really don't have to split it up, but some people
on larger doses do because T3 is shorter acting than
T4 and it makes some people feel better to spread it
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I take 180mg daily, 120 in the AM and 60 in the PM.

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Question for everyone then...if you have to take your dose split up throughout the day, why do you have to split it up? And how far apart should the two doses be taken within one day?

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Right now I am at 75 but I know it's too low (I was on 90 but that was too high). I go back March 5th for a blood draw and adjustment.

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I take 150 of Armour. I had to split a 300 in half, but for some reason, the company is decreasing the amount of dosage options. So now, I have to take 2 and a half 60s. The 60s are a lot harder to split than the 300s!

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I was just swithced to Armour from Synthroid. I was on 112 mcg of Synthroid and now taking a 90 mcg and 1/2 of a 30 mcg per day of Armour. Not sure of any side effects thus far.

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I take 3 grains a day - 2 in the morning and 1 in the afternoon. Had blood drawn yesterday for a re-check and get the results on Wednesday.

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I believe we are saying the same thing but in different terms. You have to have a comparison of apples to apples or in this case mcg or mcg. That was simply all the mathmatical comparison was to provide. Sorry if it was confusing.

Just trying to say that it isn't a straight switch of say 125 for 125 because you are dealing with difference potency as well as different units.

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2/18/08 11:04 A

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Hi Tanya,

According to the Armour Thyroid website FAQ's the
changeover seems to be a pretty straight switch.
See their table below:

Drug Thyroid Tablets, USP (Armour Thyroid) Liotrix Tablets, USP (Thyrolara) Liothronine Tablets, USP (Cytomelb) Levothyroxine Tablets, USP(Unithroidc, Levoxyld, Levothroide, Synthroidf)
Approx. Dose Equivalent 1/4 grain (15 mg) 1/4 25 mcg (.025 mg)
Approx. Dose Equivalent 1/2 grain (30 mg) 1/2 12.5 mcg 50 mcg (.05 mg)
Approx. Dose Equivalent 1 grain (60 mg) 1 25 mcg 100 mcg (0.1 mg)
Approx. Dose Equivalent 1 1/2 grains (90 mg) 1 1/2 37.5 mcg 150 mcg (0.15 mg)
Approx. Dose Equivalent 2 grains (120 mg) 2 50 mcg 200 mcg (0.2 mg)
Approx. Dose Equivalent 3 grains (180 mg) 3 75 mcg 300 mcg (0.3 mg)


www.armourthyroid.com/

Edited by: HIPPIEGURL at: 2/18/2008 (11:07)
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Just as an FYI - the switch from Synthroid to Armour is not a strait switch because of the component difference.

1 grain (60 mg) of Armour thyroid contains 9 mcg of T3 and 38 mcg of T4. T3 is approximately four times as potent as T4 so you need to multiply the 9 mcg of T3 times 4 and add that to the 38 mcg of T4:

36 mcg (9 mcg of T3 times 4)
+ 38 mcg of T4
----------------------------------
74 mcg

So, 1 grain (60 mg) of Armour equals approximately 74 mcg of T4 (Synthroid). So, your Armour dose should be less then your syntroid (or other T4 only medication)typically.

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I am on 180mg per day.

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I switched from Synthroid to Armour. Synthroid I was on 175 but Armour I am on 180. just started last week.. I haven't been able to eat much at all my belly feels like its turning I am not puking but I feel like it sometimes I hope that side affect goes away !!!!!!

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I take two 90s a day, which equals three grains.

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If you can't get the 15gs, perhaps you can invest in a pill splitter and half the 30's? Might also be more cost effective that way.

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2 grains per day.

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Feb 1st I switched from Synthroid to Armour. Synthroid I was on 175mcg but Armour I am on 180. I take 2 90s a day. The only problem I have experienced is the pharmacy not having the 90 day supply as prescribed. I could only get 60 and have to contact the pharmacy when I need the other 30 day supply. I was on Synthroid for years (about 5) and just switched because of many of the things I have read on this site and my mom has been on it for 40 years. I feel different in that my mood swings aren't as bad and not as cold as I was on Synthroid. The weight still isn't coming off and that is frustrating beyond words. Good luck with the Armour and I am curious as to how you are doing.

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No. I have much more energy, my hairloss has pretty much stopped, my skin isn't as dry, etc. I can just tell you that I know it if I miss a dose. It's really strange. I've never been one to take much medicine and now I try to make sure I never miss a dose of my Armour. I haven't had any side effects that I can tell.

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KD1KC, I was just wondering what is typical since I have no frame of reference. I take it that you have no side effects from your medicine? No racing heart beat, nervousness?

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I started on 60 mg twice a day and now at 120 mg twice a day. I'm not sure about the lower doses. I've never really had a problem getting my medicine filled.

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Hey everyone,
I found a naturopath to put me on Armour. I guess it starts usually at 30 mg? I am now up to 60 but suspect we will need to increase it again since I am still cold, dry skin, hair problems, etc.
For those of you on Armor, what dose are you on? Are you able to get pills in anything besides a 30mg? The doctor said it was hard to come by the 15's.

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