COMPOUNDING AND THE TREATMENT FOR HYPOTHYROID PATIENTS
Nationwide there are currently shortages of several major thyroid hormone supplement products, Armour Thyroid, Nature-Throid and Westhroid. All of these products contain Desiccated Natural Thyroid, also known as Thyroid USP. Desiccated Natural Thyroid is a combination of hormones, Thyroxine (T4) and Triiodothyronine (T3), that are normally produced by your thyroid gland to regulate the body’s energy and metabolism. Desiccated thyroid is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of the hormone on its own. Currently, compounding pharmacies, like CustomScript Pharmacy, are the only source of Desiccated Natural Thyroid formulated in the proper proportion.
Working together with your medical provider, we can also compound custom blends of T4 and T3 hormones to treat your specific hypothyroid needs and have the ability to omit fillers and excipients present in commercially available tablets which may not be well tolerated by some patients. For example, we can compound:
- Sustained-release T3 preparations
- Customized combinations of sustained-release T3 and T4
- Excipient free thyroid preparations for hypersensitive patients
HYPOTHYROID (LOW THYROID) SYMPTOMS
- Cold and Heat Intolerance
- Low Blood Pressure
- Fluid Retention
- Dry Skin and/or Hair
- Low Sexual Desire
- Decreased Heart Rate
- Memory and Concentration Impairment
- Enlarged Tongue
- Aching Muscles and Joints
- Low Self-Esteem
- Slowed Metabolism
- High Cholesterol/Triglycerides
- Deep Voice
- Swollen Neck
- Weight Gain
- Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
- Irregular Menstrual Periods
To test for thyroid imbalance, blood spot and saliva testing kits are available at CustomScript Pharmacy.
THE CUSTOMSCRIPT DIFFERENCE
At CustomScript Pharmacy, we know how to take care of patients. You are not a number. You are our number one priority. As a full-service pharmacy, CustomScript can serve as a resource for all your regular and custom medication needs and will actively monitor potential drug interactions and side effects particular to your condition. We will even offer you a Patient Coordinator who will follow-up with you monthly to monitor adherence and ensure that all your medications are being delivered on time right to your door and that your treatment goals are being achieved. Please consider us as a part of your complete medical team… advisors who are guaranteed to take the time to ensure all your pharmacy needs are not only met… but satisfied.
Contact a CustomScript pharmacist today to learn more about how compounding can meet your thyroid imbalance needs.