Review: taking Levothyroxine thyroid and Xanax together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Levothyroxine thyroid and Xanax together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levothyroxine thyroid and Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,665 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 742 users)

Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 67,594 users)

On Aug, 29, 2016

10,665 people who take Levothyroxine Thyroid, Xanax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levothyroxine thyroid and Xanax drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Levothyroxine Thyroid:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.0% - (9 of 28 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (12 of 24 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 40.0% - (14 of 35 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 49.0% - (33 of 67 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 57.0% - (56 of 98 people)
  • 10+ years: 71.0% - (90 of 126 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
Xanax:
  • < 1 month: 37.0% - (9 of 24 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 58.0% - (25 of 43 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 55.0% - (25 of 45 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 52.0% - (36 of 69 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 56.0% - (42 of 75 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 67.0% - (48 of 71 people)
  • 10+ years: 67.0% - (45 of 67 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Levothyroxine Thyroid:
  • female: 54.0% - (185 of 341 people)
  • male: 67.0% - (33 of 49 people)
Xanax:
  • female: 60.0% - (208 of 346 people)
  • male: 48.0% - (24 of 50 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 1 people)
  • 20-29: 68.0% - (11 of 16 people)
  • 30-39: 54.0% - (40 of 73 people)
  • 40-49: 55.0% - (50 of 90 people)
  • 50-59: 53.0% - (59 of 110 people)
  • 60+: 58.0% - (58 of 100 people)
Xanax:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 62.0% - (10 of 16 people)
  • 30-39: 60.0% - (46 of 76 people)
  • 40-49: 58.0% - (55 of 94 people)
  • 50-59: 65.0% - (69 of 106 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (52 of 103 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • diarrhoea
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • weight decreased
  • intentional overdose
  • suicide attempt
  • panic attack
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
1 - 6 months:
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • abdominal pain
  • asthenia
6 - 12 months:
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • involuntary body movements
  • mouth dry aggravated
  • stuttering
  • tremor - drug-induced
  • joint pain
  • shortness of breath
  • constipation
1 - 2 years:
  • palpitations
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • depression
  • confusion
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • hypothyroidism
  • muscle twitching
2 - 5 years:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • anger
  • pain
  • suicidal ideation
  • headache
  • road traffic accident
  • constipation
  • hallucination
5 - 10 years:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • fatigue - chronic
  • fatigue
  • loss of sensation, numbness and tingling, paresthesias, sensory loss, tingling and numbness
  • muscle pain
  • tremor
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • hypothyroidism
10+ years:
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pain
  • mobility decreased
  • swelling
  • impaired driving ability
  • post thrombotic syndrome
  • agitation
  • fear
not specified:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • headache
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • headache
  • fall
  • drug ineffective
  • dizziness
male:
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
  • drug ineffective
  • pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • thyroid disorder
  • accident
  • arthritis
  • coma
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • hepatic steatosis
  • homicidal ideation
  • hypertension
  • impaired gastric emptying
  • impaired work ability
2-9:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • acute stress disorder
  • adverse drug reaction
  • ankle fracture
  • anxiety
  • arthropathy
  • asthenia
  • benign intracranial hypertension
  • bipolar disorder
  • bipolar i disorder
10-19:
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • palpitations
  • drug administration error
  • weight increased
  • back pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
20-29:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • nausea
  • injury
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia
  • headache
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • constipation
40-49:
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • chest pain
  • weight increased
  • arthralgia
50-59:
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • oedema peripheral
  • dizziness
  • pneumonia
60+:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • fall
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
  • headache

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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