ALTERNATIVES FOR THYROXINE HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY
The Australian Thyroid Foundation Ltd. (ATF) supports evidence based medications and does not encourage patients to take any alternative formula of Natural Desiccated Thyroid, such as Armour desiccated preparation nor other compounded Levothyroxine and Triiodothyronine (T4 and T3) combination preparations.
Natural Desiccated Thyroid is imported into Australia. The Department of Health – Therapeutic Goods Administration categorises the import as a Food and not a Medicine. The Endocrine Society of Australia does not endorse this formula.
Patient choice to use this formula is the patient’s decision after all known information and education has been evaluated. Quality control certificates are not provided or available to confirm the ingredient or dose of each batch dispensed.