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 14,203 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 133,830 users)

Atenolol

Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 111,688 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

14,203 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:
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • blood pressure increased
  • convulsion
  • intestinal perforation
  • respiratory failure
  • gastrointestinal stoma complication
  • hypertension
  • oedema peripheral
  • anaemia
1 - 6 months:
  • chest discomfort
  • fatigue
  • myalgia
  • dyspnoea
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • hypertension
  • anaemia
  • bradycardia
  • diarrhoea
  • convulsion
6 - 12 months:
  • shortness of breath
  • atrial fibrillation
  • hyperkalaemia
  • renal failure acute
  • shock
  • bradycardia
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
1 - 2 years:
  • fatigue
  • hyperkalaemia
  • pain
  • renal failure acute
  • shock
  • atrial fibrillation
  • bradycardia
  • cholelithiasis
  • hair loss
  • cholecystitis chronic
2 - 5 years:
  • cellulitis
  • hypothyroidism postoperative
  • joint pain
  • headache
  • fatigue - chronic
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • renal failure acute
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
  • hypothyroidism
  • fatigue - chronic
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • depression
  • fibromyalgia
not specified:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

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
  • pain
  • anticonvulsant drug level above therapeutic
  • blood glucose decreased
  • convulsion
  • scoliosis
  • sinus tachycardia
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • abnormal behaviour
10-19:
  • pain
  • gait disturbance
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • abdominal pain upper
  • back pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • drug ineffective
  • hypomagnesaemia
20-29:
  • dizziness
  • vomiting
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • confusional state
  • nausea
  • mental status changes
  • renal failure
  • nephrolithiasis
  • urinary tract infection
  • pain
30-39:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • vomiting
  • arthralgia
  • fall
  • pain in extremity
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • pulmonary embolism
40-49:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • weight increased
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
50-59:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in extremity
  • dyspnoea
  • drug ineffective
60+:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • headache

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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