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Thyroid, Desiccated
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Thyroid, Desiccated?

(THYE roid DES i kay tid)

• This medicine is used as a thyroid hormone replacement.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects. You may need a smaller dose.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• If you are allergic to tartrazine, talk with healthcare provider. Some products contain tartrazine.

• Do not take iron products, aluminum- and magnesium-containing antacids, calcium carbonate, simethicone, sucralfate, Kayexalate®, colestipol, or cholestyramine within 4 hours of this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Unexplained change in...