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Natural Desiccated Thyroid

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Updated December 29, 2003

Question: Natural Desiccated Thyroid
Answer: Brand Names

Brand names in US/Canada/Europe: Armour Thyroid, Westhroid, Naturethroid, Thyroid Strong

Description

Natural thyroid is the term used to describe "dessicated thyroid," the non-synthetic - "natural" -- thyroid hormone replacements produced using the thyroid gland of pigs. These drugs contain natural versions of the thyroid hormones T4, T3, T1, T2, and other sub-component thyroid hormones.

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