Nature-Throid

Last updated on RxList: 6/17/2021
Nature-Throid Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

What Is Nature-Throid?

Nature-Throid (thyroid) Tablets is a natural product made from porcine (pig) thyroid glands indicated as replacement of supplemental therapy in patients with hypothyroidism of any etiology, except transient hypothyroidism during the recovery phase of subacute thyroiditis; as pituitary TSH suppressants, in the treatment or prevention of various types of euthyroid goiters, including thyroid nodules, subacute, or chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis (Hashimoto's), multinodular goiter, and in the management of thyroid cancer; and as diagnostic agents in suppression tests to differentiate suspected mild hyperthyroidism or thyroid gland anatomy. Side effects of Nature-Throid are rare and are usually related to therapeutic overdose.

What Are Side Effects of Nature-Throid?

Side effects of therapeutic overdose or toxicity of Nature-Throid include:

Partial and temporary hair loss may be experienced by children in the first few months of Nature-Throid therapy.

Dosage for Nature-Throid

The dosage of Nature-Throid is determined by the indication and must in every case be individualized according to patient response and laboratory findings.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Nature-Throid?

Nature-Throid may interact with oral anticoagulants, insulin or oral hypoglycemics, cholestyramine, colestipol, estrogen, or oral contraceptives.

Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Nature-Throid During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Nature-Throid; it is not expected to be harmful to a fetus. Minimal amounts of thyroid hormones such as those in Nature-Throid pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Nature-Throid (thyroid) Tablets Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Nature-Throid Consumer Information

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Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Common side effects may include temporary hair loss (especially in children).

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Nature-Throid (Thyroid Tablets)

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SIDE EFFECTS

Adverse reactions other than those indicative of hyperthyroidism because of therapeutic overdosage, either initially or during the maintenance period, are rare (See .

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Nature-Throid (Thyroid Tablets)

© Nature-Throid Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Nature-Throid Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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