Drug interactions are reported among people who take Levothroid and Pycnogenol together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levothroid and Pycnogenol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8 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)
Pycnogenol has active ingredients of pycnogenol. It is often used in supplementation therapy. (latest outcomes from Pycnogenol 46 users)
On Aug, 23, 2016
8 people who take Levothroid, Pycnogenol are studied.
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I started taking pycnogenol with the hope of capping the free radicals in my body to reduce the possibility of getting cancer. Unfortunately, I did not read the instructions carefully. Pycnogenol should not be taken if one has rhumetoid arthritis, which I have a mild case of in my left foot. So, after consistently taking the pills for a year, I ate some spicy food, curry specifically, and just overnight, I developed Pityriasis Versicolor, a form of fungal infection on the skin that initially appeared as red inflamed patches on my body, but now appear as white spot. Interestingly, my red blood cell readings (during my annual overall health check ups) came up higher than usual at 6.8 when the typical range should be 4.5 - 6.5 (Unit 10^12/L). This, I read is a common result for auto-immune disease symptoms where the immune system becomes more active after taking pycnogenol resulting in the immune system attaching my healthy cells. Now I am seeking treatment for my Pityriases Versicolor skin condition. I have been healthy all along, play sports, but got all these skin problems after taking pycnogenol.
On eHealthMe, Levothroid (levothyroxine sodium) is often used to treat hypothyroidism. Pycnogenol (pycnogenol) is often used to treat supplementation therapy. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.
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