Review: taking Synthroid and Atenolol together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Synthroid and Atenolol together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Synthroid and Atenolol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,286 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 104,321 users)

Atenolol

Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 90,318 users)

On Aug, 18, 2016

11,286 people who take Synthroid, Atenolol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Synthroid and Atenolol drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Synthroid:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.0% - (3 of 11 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.0% - (3 of 16 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 36.0% - (8 of 22 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 51.0% - (21 of 41 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 65.0% - (38 of 58 people)
  • 10+ years: 75.0% - (77 of 102 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Atenolol:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 35.0% - (5 of 14 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 46.0% - (12 of 26 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 51.0% - (27 of 52 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 64.0% - (49 of 76 people)
  • 10+ years: 65.0% - (52 of 79 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Synthroid:
  • female: 57.0% - (122 of 211 people)
  • male: 64.0% - (29 of 45 people)
Atenolol:
  • female: 56.0% - (124 of 221 people)
  • male: 61.0% - (30 of 49 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Synthroid:
  • 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: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 69.0% - (9 of 13 people)
  • 40-49: 40.0% - (11 of 27 people)
  • 50-59: 49.0% - (41 of 83 people)
  • 60+: 67.0% - (87 of 129 people)
Atenolol:
  • 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: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 56.0% - (9 of 16 people)
  • 40-49: 62.0% - (18 of 29 people)
  • 50-59: 59.0% - (50 of 84 people)
  • 60+: 55.0% - (76 of 137 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • convulsion
  • intestinal perforation
  • respiratory failure
  • blood pressure increased
  • dizziness
  • gastrointestinal stoma complication
  • oedema peripheral
  • fatigue
  • hypertension
  • anaemia
1 - 6 months:
  • chest discomfort
  • dyspnoea
  • agitation
  • citrate toxicity
  • cough
  • dyspepsia
  • nausea
  • pancreatitis acute on chronic
  • abdominal discomfort
  • alopecia
6 - 12 months:
  • shortness of breath
  • atrial fibrillation
  • hyperkalaemia
  • renal failure acute
  • shock
  • bradycardia
  • depression
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
1 - 2 years:
  • fatigue
  • hyperkalaemia
  • pain
  • renal failure acute
  • shock
  • bradycardia
  • cholelithiasis
  • hair loss
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cholecystitis chronic
2 - 5 years:
  • cellulitis
  • hypothyroidism postoperative
  • joint pain
  • headache
  • fatigue - chronic
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
5 - 10 years:
  • joint pain
  • cellulitis
  • hypothyroidism postoperative
  • shortness of breath
  • pain
  • weakness
  • dizziness
  • tiredness
  • vision problems
  • blue vision
10+ years:
  • weakness
  • dry skin
  • dry mouth
  • fatigue - chronic
  • hypothyroidism
  • dizziness
  • fibromyalgia
  • headache
  • tremor
  • vertigo positional
not specified:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
  • headache
  • fall
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
male:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood creatinine increased
  • breech presentation
  • cervix disorder
  • complications of maternal exposure to therapeutic drugs
  • epistaxis
  • facial dysmorphism
  • fallot's tetralogy
  • foetal distress syndrome
  • haemoglobin decreased
2-9:
  • gastroenteritis viral
  • headache
  • anticonvulsant drug level above therapeutic
  • blood glucose decreased
  • convulsion
  • scoliosis
  • sinus tachycardia
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • accidental exposure
  • bronchitis
10-19:
  • pain
  • gait disturbance
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • abdominal pain upper
  • back pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • hypomagnesaemia
  • hypothyroidism
20-29:
  • dizziness
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • anxiety
  • confusional state
  • pain
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • mental status changes
30-39:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain upper
  • arthralgia
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • cholelithiasis
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • chest pain
  • diarrhoea
40-49:
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dizziness
  • myalgia
  • pain in extremity
  • pyrexia
50-59:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • oedema peripheral
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • pain in extremity
  • chest pain
60+:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • headache

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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