Review: taking Levothroid and Garcinia cambogia together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Levothroid and Garcinia cambogia together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levothroid and Garcinia cambogia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 37 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Levothroid

Levothroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Levothroid 6,756 users)

Garcinia Cambogia

Garcinia cambogia has active ingredients of garcinia. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from Garcinia cambogia 340 users)

On Sep, 19, 2016

37 people who take Levothroid, Garcinia Cambogia are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levothroid and Garcinia cambogia drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Levothroid:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Garcinia Cambogia:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Levothroid:
  • female: 66.0% - (6 of 9 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Garcinia Cambogia:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Levothroid:
  • 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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
Garcinia Cambogia:
  • 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 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • hemoglobin
1 - 6 months:
  • acne
  • acne cystic
  • hemoglobin
6 - 12 months:
  • hair loss
  • drug-induced liver injury
2 - 5 years:
  • hair loss
5 - 10 years:
  • acne
  • acne cystic
not specified:
  • oedema
  • gastrointestinal stromal tumour
  • pain in extremity
  • blood pressure increased
  • cellulitis
  • decreased activity
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • heart rate increased
  • musculoskeletal pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • hair loss
  • acne
  • acne cystic
  • hemoglobin
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • ageusia
  • anastomotic ulcer haemorrhage
  • anticonvulsant drug level increased
  • application site rash
  • arthralgia
male:
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • oedema
  • gastrointestinal stromal tumour
  • blood pressure increased
  • cellulitis
  • decreased activity
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • heart rate increased
  • hypokinesia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • hemoglobin
30-39:
  • acne
  • acne cystic
  • drug-induced liver injury
50-59:
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • oedema
  • pain in extremity
  • blood pressure increased
  • cellulitis
  • decreased activity
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • gastrointestinal stromal tumour
  • heart rate increased
60+:
  • hair loss
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • anastomotic ulcer haemorrhage
  • anticonvulsant drug level increased
  • back pain
  • balance disorder
  • dysarthria
  • dysstasia
  • epistaxis
  • flushing

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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