As of July 28, 2009, all but one dosage size of the natural desiccated prescription thyroid drug Armour Thyroid, made by Forest Labs, is unavailable and backordered until August, according to the manufacturer's patient "hotline." The dosage sizes that are unavailable, and on backorder until an unspecified date in August, including: 1/4 grain (15 mg), 1/2 grain (30 mg), 1 grain (60 mg), 1 1/2 grain (90 mg) and 3 grain (180 mg). The only size that is not on backorder is the 2 grain (120 mg).
Thyroid patients taking Armour who are unable to fill their prescriptions can consider switching to Nature-Throid, another prescription natural thyroid medication. Check here for information about Nature-Throid and how to make the switch from Armour.
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