Review: taking Levothyroxine thyroid and Ibuprofen together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Levothyroxine thyroid and Ibuprofen together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levothyroxine thyroid and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,403 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Levothyroxine Thyroid

Levothyroxine thyroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Levothyroxine thyroid 750 users)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 92,738 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

9,403 people who take Levothyroxine Thyroid, Ibuprofen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levothyroxine thyroid and Ibuprofen drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Levothyroxine Thyroid:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 38.0% - (7 of 18 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 45.0% - (9 of 20 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 41.0% - (13 of 31 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 63.0% - (23 of 36 people)
  • 10+ years: 63.0% - (44 of 69 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 43.0% - (13 of 30 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.0% - (9 of 26 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 31.0% - (5 of 16 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 29.0% - (5 of 17 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.0% - (2 of 21 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 34.0% - (11 of 32 people)
  • 10+ years: 31.0% - (14 of 44 people)
  • not specified: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Levothyroxine Thyroid:
  • female: 51.0% - (87 of 168 people)
  • male: 52.0% - (11 of 21 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • female: 30.0% - (53 of 172 people)
  • male: 36.0% - (7 of 19 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Levothyroxine Thyroid:
  • 0-1: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 27.0% - (3 of 11 people)
  • 30-39: 44.0% - (12 of 27 people)
  • 40-49: 52.0% - (28 of 53 people)
  • 50-59: 47.0% - (23 of 48 people)
  • 60+: 64.0% - (31 of 48 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 30.0% - (8 of 26 people)
  • 40-49: 20.0% - (11 of 55 people)
  • 50-59: 36.0% - (19 of 52 people)
  • 60+: 34.0% - (16 of 47 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • hypotension
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • oesophagitis haemorrhagic
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
  • pain
1 - 6 months:
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • hypokalaemia
  • abdominal pain
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
6 - 12 months:
  • renal failure acute
  • nausea
  • death
  • depression
  • atrial fibrillation
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • diabetes mellitus
  • headache
  • pain
  • vasculitis
1 - 2 years:
  • anaemia
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress
  • vomiting
  • arrhythmia
  • chest pain
2 - 5 years:
  • general physical health deterioration
  • dyspnoea
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • somnolence
  • urinary tract infection
  • blood pressure decreased
  • dysphagia
  • cholelithiasis
  • anticoagulation drug level above therapeutic
5 - 10 years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • cholelithiasis
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
10+ years:
  • pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • anxiety
  • pulmonary embolism
  • nausea
  • red face
  • tic
  • swelling
  • confusional state
  • dehydration
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • drug ineffective
  • diarrhoea
  • arthralgia
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • injury
  • weight decreased
  • anaemia
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea
  • cough

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • jaundice neonatal
  • ankyloglossia congenital
  • croup infectious
  • diarrhoea
  • ear infection
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • gait disturbance
  • plagiocephaly
  • sinusitis
  • torticollis
2-9:
  • convulsion
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • hypothyroidism
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • ear infection
  • hilar lymphadenopathy
  • hodgkin's disease
10-19:
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • anxiety
  • completed suicide
  • injury
  • vomiting
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
20-29:
  • pain
  • injury
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • emotional distress
  • pain in extremity
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder disorder
  • abdominal pain
30-39:
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • injury
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • chest pain
40-49:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • pulmonary embolism
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • vomiting
  • injury
50-59:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • pain in extremity
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • back pain
60+:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • back pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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