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 8,994 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 730 users)

Tylenol

Tylenol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tylenol 53,038 users)

On Jul, 27, 2016

8,994 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: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 43.0% - (13 of 30 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 64.0% - (22 of 34 people)
  • 10+ years: 67.0% - (56 of 83 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Tylenol:
  • < 1 month: 32.0% - (8 of 25 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.0% - (1 of 15 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 27.0% - (3 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.0% - (3 of 30 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0% - (8 of 31 people)
  • 10+ years: 45.0% - (18 of 40 people)
  • not specified: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Levothyroxine Thyroid:
  • female: 54.0% - (91 of 168 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (11 of 11 people)
Tylenol:
  • female: 25.0% - (38 of 152 people)
  • male: 60.0% - (9 of 15 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: 47.0% - (8 of 17 people)
  • 40-49: 70.0% - (14 of 20 people)
  • 50-59: 47.0% - (34 of 71 people)
  • 60+: 65.0% - (42 of 64 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: 27.0% - (5 of 18 people)
  • 40-49: 17.0% - (4 of 23 people)
  • 50-59: 29.0% - (17 of 57 people)
  • 60+: 27.0% - (17 of 62 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • injury
  • pain
  • pruritus
  • anxiety
  • oedema peripheral
  • burning sensation
  • dermatitis
  • dry skin
  • emotional distress
  • erythema
1 - 6 months:
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • myocardial infarction
  • rash
  • chest pain
  • abdominal pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
6 - 12 months:
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • atrial septal defect
  • congenital mitral valve incompetence
  • cyanosis
  • renal failure acute
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dehydration
  • atrial fibrillation
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
1 - 2 years:
  • insomnia
  • headache
  • lethargy
  • nausea
  • constipation aggravated
  • heat intolerance
  • anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension
  • burning eyes
  • chest pain
  • chronic pain
2 - 5 years:
  • fibromyalgia
  • fatigue - chronic
  • headache
  • hypothyroidism
  • menopause
  • temporomandibular joint syndrome
  • diarrhoea
  • oedema peripheral
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • dyspnoea
5 - 10 years:
  • tinnitus
  • copd
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • death
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • nausea
  • pain
10+ years:
  • depression
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • blood glucose increased
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • vertigo positional
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • adverse event
not specified:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • dizziness
  • oedema peripheral

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • pneumonia
  • anaemia
  • pyrexia
  • fatigue
  • renal failure acute
  • pain
  • constipation

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • agitation neonatal
  • arrhythmia
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone increased
  • cardiac failure
  • cold sweat
  • confusional state
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • dyspnoea
  • feeling cold
  • heart rate increased
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • viral infection
  • convulsion
  • ear infection
  • hilar lymphadenopathy
  • hodgkin's disease
  • hypothyroidism
  • mycoplasma infection
  • nasal congestion
  • nausea
10-19:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • muscular weakness
  • conjunctivitis infective
  • corneal neovascularisation
  • corneal opacity
  • dysmenorrhoea
  • ear infection
  • headache
  • hilar lymphadenopathy
  • hodgkin's disease
20-29:
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • migraine
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • injury
30-39:
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • dizziness
  • pulmonary embolism
  • depression
  • blood glucose increased
40-49:
  • fatigue
  • oedema peripheral
  • anaemia
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • depression
  • pain
  • back pain
  • dizziness
50-59:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • pain in extremity
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • emotional distress
60+:
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • vomiting
  • pneumonia
  • atrial fibrillation

* 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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