Review: taking Levothroid and Tambocor together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Levothroid and Tambocor together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levothroid and Tambocor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 482 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 5,546 users)

Tambocor

Tambocor has active ingredients of flecainide acetate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Tambocor 1,438 users)

On Jul, 25, 2016

482 people who take Levothroid, Tambocor are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levothroid and Tambocor drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Levothroid:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (5 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (15 of 15 people)
  • 10+ years: 93.0% - (14 of 15 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Tambocor:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 90.0% - (10 of 11 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 85.0% - (6 of 7 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (12 of 12 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Levothroid:
  • female: 96.0% - (29 of 30 people)
  • male: 81.0% - (9 of 11 people)
Tambocor:
  • female: 84.0% - (28 of 33 people)
  • male: 81.0% - (9 of 11 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 0 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 91.0% - (11 of 12 people)
  • 60+: 91.0% - (22 of 24 people)
Tambocor:
  • 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% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (12 of 12 people)
  • 60+: 80.0% - (21 of 26 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • cardiac output decreased
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • haematoma
  • hemiplegia
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • blood aldosterone decreased
  • blood creatinine increased
  • blood magnesium decreased
  • bradycardia
1 - 6 months:
  • blood pressure decreased
  • dehydration
  • gastric haemorrhage
  • gastrointestinal ulcer
  • malnutrition
  • weight decreased
  • acute stress disorder
  • bradycardia
  • drowsiness
  • dupuytren's contracture
6 - 12 months:
  • vaginal irritation
  • chest discomfort
  • elevated liver enzymes
  • food interaction
  • hot flashes
  • irregular heartbeat
1 - 2 years:
  • nightmares
  • abnormal weight gain
  • asthma
  • dry mouth
  • elevated liver enzymes
  • ringing in the ears
2 - 5 years:
  • atrial fibrillation
  • loss of consciousness
  • acute sinusitis
  • amnesia
  • angina pectoris
  • arthropod bite
  • bradycardia
  • chest pain
  • cholelithiasis
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
5 - 10 years:
  • ringing in the ears
  • atrial fibrillation
  • blood glucose decreased
  • blood glucose increased
  • bronchitis
  • hyperhidrosis
  • lethargy
  • loss of consciousness
  • malaise
  • nervousness
10+ years:
  • nightmares
  • palpitations
  • tachycardia
  • vaginal irritation
  • atrial fibrillation
  • drowsiness
  • dry mouth
  • dupuytren's contracture
  • fatigue
  • food interaction
not specified:
  • dyspnoea
  • atrial fibrillation
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • pain in extremity
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • hyponatraemia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • dyspnoea
  • atrial fibrillation
  • nausea
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • hyponatraemia
male:
  • atrial fibrillation
  • chest pain
  • pneumonia
  • pneumonitis
  • pruritus
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • hypotension
  • neoplasm malignant
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

30-39:
  • myocardial infarction
  • pulmonary embolism
40-49:
  • pain
  • general physical health deterioration
  • anxiety
  • emotional distress
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • joint swelling
  • mobility decreased
  • musculoskeletal stiffness
  • pain in extremity
  • fatigue
50-59:
  • ringing in the ears
  • cardiac output decreased
  • fatigue
  • muscular weakness
  • anaemia
  • areflexia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • blood glucose increased
  • drug ineffective
  • intestinal obstruction
60+:
  • atrial fibrillation
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • nausea
  • hypotension
  • dizziness
  • hyponatraemia
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • asthenia
  • fatigue

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Levothroid (levothyroxine sodium) is often used to treat hypothyroidism. Tambocor (flecainide acetate) is often used to treat atrial fibrillation/flutter. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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