Generic Name(s): Desiccated thyroid
Drug Class: Thyroxines
Treats: Hypothyroidism, goiter
Nature-Throid is a medicine used to treat hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid gland). Normally, thyroid glands produce a combination of hormones that regulate the body's energy and metabolism. Medication is required when the thyroid does not produce enough of these hormones on its own to restore the balance in the body.
Nature-Throid is a hormone medication indicated for the treatment of underactive thyroid, also known as hypothyroidism. Nature-Throid is a natural derivative of pig’s thyroid glands. Nature-Throid may also be used to treat other thyroid disorders such as thyroid cancer and certain types of goiters.
Nature-Throid is in a class of medicines called thyroid replacement hormones.
Having sufficient amounts of the thyroid hormone is essential in maintaining normal physical can mental activity. In children having enough amounts of thyroid helps in physical development. It is important to note that Nature-Throid should not be used to treat infertility caused by low thyroid hormone levels.