Review: taking Levothroid and Zicam together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Levothroid and Zicam together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levothroid and Zicam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 127 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. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Levothroid 5,546 users)

Zicam

Zicam has active ingredients of zinc gluconate. It is often used in nasopharyngitis. (latest outcomes from Zicam 4,216 users)

On Jul, 16, 2016

127 people who take Levothroid, Zicam are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levothroid and Zicam drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Levothroid:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Zicam:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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% - (2 of 3 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Zicam:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 2 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Zicam:
  • 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • ageusia
  • anosmia
  • dysgeusia
  • nasal discomfort
  • circulatory collapse
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • respiratory tract infection
  • hypogeusia
  • glossodynia
1 - 6 months:
  • chest discomfort
  • convulsion
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • hypoaesthesia oral
  • hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy
  • ageusia
  • brain oedema
  • central nervous system lesion
6 - 12 months:
  • anosmia
1 - 2 years:
  • vertigo
2 - 5 years:
  • ageusia
  • anosmia
10+ years:
  • inflammatory pain
  • myalgia
  • nausea
not specified:
  • anosmia
  • ageusia
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • pain
  • tremor
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • dysgeusia
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anaemia
  • headache
  • hypogeusia
  • pain
  • tremor
  • diarrhoea
  • anosmia
  • ageusia
  • nausea
  • dysgeusia
male:
  • anosmia
  • ageusia
  • tongue coated
  • inflammatory pain
  • myalgia
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • brain oedema
  • central nervous system lesion
  • chest discomfort
  • convulsion
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy
  • loss of consciousness
  • pain in extremity
30-39:
  • anosmia
  • ageusia
40-49:
  • ageusia
  • anosmia
  • product taste abnormal
50-59:
  • anosmia
  • ageusia
  • nasal discomfort
  • nausea
  • vertigo
  • hypoaesthesia oral
  • alopecia
  • application site pain
  • asthenia
  • burning sensation
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • chest pain
  • anosmia
  • ageusia
  • nausea
  • dysgeusia
  • anaemia
  • headache
  • pain
  • tremor

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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