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Thyroid Hormone Therapy

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Compounded Thyroid Medication

Our Natural Desiccated Porcine Powder USP, has the ratio of T3 T4 that is recognized as the standard for natural thyroid replacement therapy.

Ask about our “Certificate of Analysis” from our suppliers should you or your provider require documentation.

Our compounded capsules are available in all the strengths from ¼ grain (15mg) up to 5 grain (300mg). A few of our patients require special formulas taking into consideration unique requirements for their needs. Ask our compounding pharmacist as to available options for your specialized formulation. Our use of Avicel™(microcrystalline cellulose) as the filler in our capsules, is recognized to have better absorption characteristics and is the preferred method for compounded natural thyroid.

Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy also stocks natural selenium and iodine supplements to enhance your thyroid hormone uptake and conversion reactions from T4 to T3.

In addition to the Natural Glandular Thyroid, we compound many formulas of BioIdentical T3T4, both in immediate release and sustained release formulations. Gluten and Lactose Free Special formulations can be requested by Your health care provider. You may have a need to utilize a very specific ratio of T3T4 in order to meet your unique requirements. Our raw material for this type of formulation has been analyzed by an independent laboratory to assure you of the exact potency of your preparation.

Ask our compounding pharmacist about this important quality control measure. See our blog post for more information.

Compounded T3/T4 formulations offer an alternative to commercially available thyroid medications. Compounded medications offer the advantage of being made without fillers such as lactose and gluten. Dr. Izabella Wentz recently released a new warning about thyroid medications, noting that many commercially available thyroid medications contain gluten, lactose, and other fillers that may be problematic for many thyroid patients. Studies have shown that lactose and gluten affects absorption of thyroid in many patients with Hashimoto’s, IBS, and celiac disease.

Dr. Wentz also notes “not all compounding pharmacies are created equal.” Because T3/T4 formulations are dosed in micrograms, it is necessary for specially trained pharmacists to prepare a dilution to ensure precise and accurate doses. Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy mixes our dilutions on our Resonant Acoustic Mixer (RAM), the most advanced method available to ensure powders are completely blended and uniform. In addition to using the RAM, each batch of T3 and T4 dilution is analyzed by Eagle Analytical Labs for potency. This very important quality control measure is NOT done by every compounding pharmacy. By knowing the exact potency of our dilutions, Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy is able to ensure that T3/T4 formulations are exactly how your doctor prescribes. Ask your compounding pharmacy if they are doing this important quality control measure. We are happy to provide you with our reports.

Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy can also make sustained release formulations, which many professionals recommend so that the hormone is released continuously throughout the day.

We also offer Natural Desiccated Thyroid USP formulations. Dosages and fillers can be customized to meet your unique needs. Dye free and lactose free formulations are common requests from prescribers. We even have vegetable capsules available for those patients who wish to avoid gelatin.

Give us a call today or e-mail to discuss our commitment and dedication to quality and safety. We have the training, technology, and third party testing available to ensure you are receiving the highest quality product available.

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