Review: taking Levothyroxine thyroid and Tylenol together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Levothyroxine thyroid and Tylenol together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levothyroxine thyroid and Tylenol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 14,041 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 752 users)

Tylenol

Tylenol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tylenol 81,872 users)

On Sep, 21, 2016

14,041 people who take Levothyroxine Thyroid, Tylenol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levothyroxine thyroid and Tylenol drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Levothyroxine Thyroid:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 47.0% - (8 of 17 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 62.0% - (17 of 27 people)
  • 10+ years: 78.0% - (39 of 50 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Tylenol:
  • < 1 month: 34.0% - (8 of 23 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.0% - (1 of 11 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.0% - (3 of 17 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 31.0% - (7 of 22 people)
  • 10+ years: 37.0% - (11 of 29 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Levothyroxine Thyroid:
  • female: 59.0% - (68 of 115 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (7 of 7 people)
Tylenol:
  • female: 28.0% - (32 of 113 people)
  • male: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Levothyroxine Thyroid:
  • 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: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 30-39: 43.0% - (7 of 16 people)
  • 40-49: 64.0% - (11 of 17 people)
  • 50-59: 65.0% - (23 of 35 people)
  • 60+: 63.0% - (30 of 47 people)
Tylenol:
  • 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: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 30-39: 31.0% - (5 of 16 people)
  • 40-49: 22.0% - (4 of 18 people)
  • 50-59: 34.0% - (12 of 35 people)
  • 60+: 26.0% - (12 of 46 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pruritus
  • pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • burning sensation
  • pain in extremity
  • diarrhoea
  • erythema
  • peripheral coldness
1 - 6 months:
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • diarrhoea
  • abdominal pain
  • headache
  • malaise
  • myalgia
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • chest pain
6 - 12 months:
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • atrial septal defect
  • congenital mitral valve incompetence
  • cyanosis
  • renal failure acute
  • dehydration
  • diabetes mellitus
  • atrial fibrillation
  • rheumatoid arthritis
1 - 2 years:
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • pain
  • back pain
  • lethargy
  • weight increased
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • constipation
2 - 5 years:
  • fibromyalgia
  • fatigue - chronic
  • headache
  • hypothyroidism
  • menopause
  • temporomandibular joint syndrome
  • diarrhoea
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • oedema peripheral
5 - 10 years:
  • tinnitus
  • copd
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • death
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • nausea
10+ years:
  • depression
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • blood glucose increased
  • chest pain
  • vertigo positional
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • adverse event
not specified:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
  • headache
  • fall
  • vomiting
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • vomiting
  • fall
male:
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • ankyloglossia congenital
  • croup infectious
  • diarrhoea
  • ear infection
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • gait disturbance
  • jaundice neonatal
  • plagiocephaly
  • sinusitis
  • torticollis
2-9:
  • viral infection
  • vomiting
  • convulsion
  • pyrexia
  • ear infection
  • hilar lymphadenopathy
  • hodgkin's disease
  • hypothyroidism
  • mycoplasma infection
  • nasal congestion
10-19:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • insomnia
  • pneumonia
  • alopecia
  • chills
20-29:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • pyrexia
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • nausea
  • injury
  • dyspnoea
30-39:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • pyrexia
40-49:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • oedema peripheral
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • depression
50-59:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
60+:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • fall
  • pneumonia
  • headache
  • vomiting

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Levothyroxine thyroid (levothyroxine sodium) is often used to treat hypothyroidism. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is often used to treat pain. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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