Thyroid

Thyroid

Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine issue that is due to the inability to produce adequate thyroid levels. Symptoms of hypothyroidism include:

  • Fatigue
  • Hypotension
  • Fluid Retention
  • Constipation
  • Headaches
  • Low Sexual Desire
  • Irregular Menstrual Periods
  • Aching Muscles and Joints
  • Depression Anxiety
  • Slowed Metabolism
  • Enlarged Tongue
  • Swollen Neck
  • Weight Gain
  • Hypoglycemia
  • High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

There are commercially available forms of Thyroids (T4/T3) are available. Some patient’s symptoms may not be well controlled with the commercial forms and need a specific strength or combination compounded.

At CareFirst Specialty Pharmacy we can compound the thyroid preparation to your specific needs. Some of the advantages of compounded thyroid are:

  • The use of desiccated porcine thyroid, pure liothyronine (T3) and levothyroxine (T4)
  • Thyroid can be compounded to a specific strength or ratio
  • Sustained-release capsules are available
  • We can compound with hypoallergenic excipients such as cellulose or acidophilus

Nature-Throid® vs. Westhroid® vs. CareFirst Specialty Pharmacy®

Several years ago, the formulation of Nature-Throid® and Westhroid® was merged to be completely identical with one another. All aspects of the products, from the raw materials (active Thyroid USP to all inactive ingredients in exact ratios) to manufacturing process, are absolutely identical with the only difference being the tablet imprint code (NT for Nature-Throid® & TH for Westhroid®).

Nature-Thyroid®
(Thyroid USP)
Westhroid®
(Thyroid USP)
CareFirst Specialty Pharmacy®
(Thyroid Compounded)
  • Thyroid USP = 65mg
  • (T3 = 9mcg / T4 = 38mcg)
  • Colloidal Silicon Dioxide
  • Dicalcium Phosphate
  • Lactose Monohydrate
  • Magnesium Stearate
  • Microcrystalline Cellulose*
  • Croscarmellose Sodium
  • Stearic Acid
  • Opadry II 85F19316 Clear
  •  
  • Tablet Imprint Code:
  • Front = N 1
  • Back = RLC

 

 

* This ingredient is NOT added as a separate ingredient during formulation but rather diluent base present in Thyroid USP raw material (per USP monograph)

  • Thyroid USP = 65mg
  • (T3 = 9mcg / T4 = 38mcg)
  • Colloidal Silicon Dioxide
  • Dicalcium Phosphate
  • Lactose Monohydrate
  • Magnesium Stearate
  • Microcrystalline Cellulose*
  • Croscarmellose Sodium
  • Stearic Acid
  • Opadry II 85F19316 Clear
  •  
  • Tablet Imprint Code:
  • Front = W 1
  • Back = RLC

 

 

* This ingredient is NOT added as a separate ingredient during formulation but rather diluent base present in Thyroid USP raw material (per USP monograph)

  • Thyroid USP = 65mg
  • (T3 = 9mcg / T4 = 38mcg)
  • Microcrystalline Cellulose**
  • Veggie Capsule***

 

 

** May be substituted for filler of choice.

*** Veggie Capsules are made of hydroxypropylmethylcellulose which is derived from vegetable cellulose. 100% natural and contain no preservatives, gelatin, wheat, gluten, animal by-products or starch

 

 

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  1. Levothyroxine (T4) / Liothyronine (T3) Compounded

    Levothyroxine (T4) / Liothyronine (T3) Compounded

    Our pharmacy can compound levothyroxine (T4) and liothyronine (T3) as an immediate and slow release (modified) capsule.

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  2. Liothyronine (T3) Compounded

    Liothyronine (T3) Compounded

    Our pharmacy can compound liothyronine (T3) as an immediate and slow release (modified) capsule.

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  3. Nature Throid

    Nature Throid

    Nature Throid is a thyroid replacement medication.

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    Nature Throid
    As low as $31.95
  4. Thyroid (Porcine)

    Thyroid (Porcine) Compounded

    Our pharmacy can compound Thyroid as an immediate and slow release (modified) capsule.

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