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 10,112 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 92,449 users)

Atenolol

Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 82,266 users)

On Jul, 21, 2016

10,112 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 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.0% - (7 of 20 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.0% - (3 of 18 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 34.0% - (10 of 29 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.0% - (29 of 94 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 70.0% - (79 of 112 people)
  • 10+ years: 78.0% - (108 of 138 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Atenolol:
  • < 1 month: 46.0% - (7 of 15 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.0% - (4 of 13 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.0% - (6 of 36 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 44.0% - (13 of 29 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 57.0% - (38 of 66 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 75.0% - (102 of 135 people)
  • 10+ years: 61.0% - (88 of 142 people)
  • not specified: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Synthroid:
  • female: 51.0% - (173 of 335 people)
  • male: 77.0% - (64 of 83 people)
Atenolol:
  • female: 62.0% - (219 of 353 people)
  • male: 45.0% - (40 of 87 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% - (4 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 57.0% - (12 of 21 people)
  • 40-49: 43.0% - (13 of 30 people)
  • 50-59: 37.0% - (58 of 153 people)
  • 60+: 71.0% - (150 of 209 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: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 70.0% - (17 of 24 people)
  • 40-49: 65.0% - (21 of 32 people)
  • 50-59: 67.0% - (106 of 156 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (113 of 223 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

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

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

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:
  • constipation
  • fatigue
  • feeling abnormal
  • hypertension
  • hypoalbuminaemia
  • muscular weakness
  • pain
  • proteinuria
  • transient ischaemic attack
10-19:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • pain
  • polyneuropathy
  • gallbladder cholesterolosis
  • granulocytopenia
  • sinus disorder
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • difficulty in walking
20-29:
  • dizziness
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • chest pain
  • nausea
  • general physical health deterioration
  • asthenia
  • bronchitis
30-39:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain upper
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • cholelithiasis
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • chest pain
40-49:
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • oedema peripheral
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • headache
  • weight increased
50-59:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • oedema peripheral
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
60+:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • headache

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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