Review: taking Levothroid and Rosuvastatin calcium together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Levothroid and Rosuvastatin calcium together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levothroid and Rosuvastatin calcium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,255 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)

Rosuvastatin Calcium

Rosuvastatin calcium has active ingredients of rosuvastatin calcium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from Rosuvastatin calcium 2,461 users)

On Aug, 27, 2016

7,255 people who take Levothroid, Rosuvastatin Calcium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levothroid and Rosuvastatin calcium drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Levothroid:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 26.0% - (4 of 15 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 37.0% - (11 of 29 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 64.0% - (33 of 51 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 57.0% - (34 of 59 people)
  • 10+ years: 80.0% - (100 of 124 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
Rosuvastatin Calcium:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.0% - (17 of 42 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (16 of 32 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 56.0% - (27 of 48 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 67.0% - (58 of 86 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 61.0% - (27 of 44 people)
  • 10+ years: 60.0% - (14 of 23 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Levothroid:
  • female: 65.0% - (140 of 215 people)
  • male: 63.0% - (50 of 79 people)
Rosuvastatin Calcium:
  • female: 54.0% - (111 of 203 people)
  • male: 60.0% - (48 of 80 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: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 35.0% - (5 of 14 people)
  • 40-49: 51.0% - (21 of 41 people)
  • 50-59: 63.0% - (68 of 107 people)
  • 60+: 73.0% - (96 of 131 people)
Rosuvastatin Calcium:
  • 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: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)
  • 40-49: 58.0% - (21 of 36 people)
  • 50-59: 59.0% - (61 of 103 people)
  • 60+: 55.0% - (72 of 130 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • myalgia
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • febrile neutropenia
  • dyspnoea
  • rash
1 - 6 months:
  • myalgia
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • headache
  • low density lipoprotein increased
  • pain in extremity
  • dizziness
  • pain
6 - 12 months:
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • myalgia
  • muscle weakness
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • weight gain
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • asthenia
  • rhabdomyolysis
1 - 2 years:
  • myalgia
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • insomnia
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • fluid retention
  • muscle spasms
  • muscle weakness
2 - 5 years:
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • muscle spasms
  • insomnia
  • muscle pain
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • myalgia
  • pain
  • platelet count decreased
5 - 10 years:
  • diarrhea
  • runny nose
  • tinnitus
  • insomnia
  • muscle pain
  • dry skin
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • high blood pressure
  • shortness of breath
10+ years:
  • impotence
  • erectile dysfunction
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • chronic depression
  • drooling
  • incontinence
  • lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness
  • dizziness
  • high blood pressure
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • myalgia
  • pain in extremity
  • drug ineffective

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • myalgia
  • dyspnoea
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • headache
male:
  • fatigue
  • flushing
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • drug ineffective
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • malaise
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • hypersensitivity
  • gait disturbance
  • myalgia
  • pain in extremity
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • gallbladder operation
  • sensation of foreign body
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • anomaly of external ear congenital
  • anxiety
2-9:
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • disorientation
  • erythema multiforme
  • foot fracture
  • hyperlipidaemia
  • hypertension
  • hypertensive encephalopathy
  • hypothyroidism
  • joint swelling
  • musculoskeletal pain
10-19:
  • dysphagia
  • gastric disorder
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • pneumonia aspiration
  • throat tightness
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • craniopharyngioma
20-29:
  • depression
  • hypertension
  • injection site pain
  • pneumonia
  • tremor
  • anxiety
  • anxiety disorder
  • bronchitis
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug ineffective
30-39:
  • nausea
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • pulmonary embolism
  • osteoporosis
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
40-49:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • myalgia
  • pain in extremity
  • malaise
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
50-59:
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • myalgia
  • headache
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • drug ineffective
  • oedema peripheral
60+:
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • myalgia
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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