Review: taking Flaxseed oil and Synthroid together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Flaxseed oil and Synthroid together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Flaxseed oil and Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 201 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Flaxseed Oil

Flaxseed oil has active ingredients of flaxseed oil. It is often used in health. (latest outcomes from Flaxseed oil 613 users)

Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 104,321 users)

On Aug, 19, 2016

201 people who take Flaxseed Oil, Synthroid are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Flaxseed oil and Synthroid drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Flaxseed Oil:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Synthroid:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 87.0% - (7 of 8 people)
  • 10+ years: 84.0% - (11 of 13 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Flaxseed Oil:
  • female: 33.0% - (6 of 18 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Synthroid:
  • female: 77.0% - (21 of 27 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Flaxseed Oil:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 60+: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
Synthroid:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 66.0% - (8 of 12 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (11 of 11 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • abortion spontaneous
  • rectal bleeding
1 - 6 months:
  • abortion spontaneous
  • carbohydrate craving
  • heat cramps
  • itching scar
  • joint sprain
  • petechiae
  • short-term memory loss
  • skin injury
  • skin spots - aging
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
6 - 12 months:
  • muscle aches
1 - 2 years:
  • forgetfulness
  • pain in jaw
  • pain in limb
  • painful response to normal stimuli
  • pancreatitis chronic
  • sleep inertia
  • tinnitus
2 - 5 years:
  • colon cancer metastatic
  • hypertension
  • hypothyroidism
  • bacterial infection
  • malaise
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • pitting oedema
  • pneumonia
  • dizziness
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
5 - 10 years:
  • colon cancer metastatic
  • hypertension
  • hypothyroidism
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • blood pressure increased
  • heartburn - chronic
  • hot flashes
  • metallic taste
  • ms
10+ years:
  • hot flashes
  • carbohydrate craving
  • heat cramps
  • itching scar
  • joint sprain
  • petechiae
  • short-term memory loss
  • skin injury
  • skin spots - aging
  • tinnitus
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • pruritus
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • myalgia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
  • myalgia
  • depression
  • pruritus
  • diarrhoea
male:
  • dizziness
  • colon cancer metastatic
  • hypertension
  • hypothyroidism
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • bacterial infection
  • cough
  • gastritis erosive
  • haemoglobin decreased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • injection site pain
  • injection site rash
  • colitis
30-39:
  • burning sensation
  • cough
  • dyspnoea
  • erythema
  • fatigue
  • pruritus
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain upper
  • adenoma benign
  • alopecia
40-49:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • thrombophlebitis superficial
  • abdominal pain upper
  • amnesia
  • anxiety
  • aphagia
  • biliary colic
  • blood calcium decreased
  • blood cholesterol increased
50-59:
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • myalgia
  • bone disorder
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • atelectasis
  • bone lesion
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • bacterial infection
  • dyspnoea
  • haemoglobin decreased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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