Drug interactions are reported among people who take Levothroid and Psyllium husk together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levothroid and Psyllium husk. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 170 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Levothroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Levothroid 5,931 users)
Psyllium husk has active ingredients of blond psyllium. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Psyllium husk 141 users)
On Aug, 23, 2016
170 people who take Levothroid, Psyllium Husk are studied.
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binding with medicine. If you read the directions on the fiber bottle, it clearly says to not take with any medicine 2 hours before or after. When the fiber combines with water, it takes a while (2 hours), and after that time, the fiber does not absorb any more water. In that 2 hour period, if it comes into contact with anything, other food, or more importantly medicine. It will combine with it and make the medicine less effective. It says that on the label. I take it after I am done eating for the day, but a least 2 hours before I take my sleep medication. If you take the fiber with medicine, within a two hour window, the fiber WILL effect the medicines strength. It says that on the label.
On eHealthMe, Levothroid (levothyroxine sodium) is often used to treat hypothyroidism. Psyllium husk (blond psyllium) is often used to treat constipation. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.
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