Review: taking Synthroid and Cinnamon together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Synthroid and Cinnamon together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Synthroid and Cinnamon. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20 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. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 92,444 users)

Cinnamon

Cinnamon has active ingredients of cassia cinnamon. It is often used in hyperglycemia. (latest outcomes from Cinnamon 199 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

20 people who take Synthroid, Cinnamon are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Synthroid and Cinnamon drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Synthroid:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 40% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 83% - (5 of 6 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Cinnamon:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Synthroid:
  • female: 69% - (9 of 13 people)
  • male: 100% - (1 of 1 people)
Cinnamon:
  • female: 25% - (2 of 8 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 2 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 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 66% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 100% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 33% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 83% - (5 of 6 people)
Cinnamon:
  • 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 100% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 14% - (1 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

1 - 6 months:
  • blood glucose increased
6 - 12 months:
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • bone and joint pain
  • constipation
  • elevated liver enzymes
  • hair loss
  • high blood sugar
  • migraine
  • osteopenia
  • restless legs syndrome
1 - 2 years:
  • eye twitch
  • high blood cholesterol
  • high blood pressure
2 - 5 years:
  • dizziness
  • flushing
  • headache
  • sweating - excessive
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • osteopenia
5 - 10 years:
  • joint stiffness
  • muscle mass
  • pain - knee
10+ years:
  • blood glucose increased
  • bone and joint pain
  • constipation
  • elevated liver enzymes
  • eye twitch
  • hair loss
  • high blood cholesterol
  • high blood pressure
  • high blood sugar
  • migraine
not specified:
  • joint stiffness
  • pain - knee

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • joint stiffness
  • hair loss
  • pain - knee
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • bone and joint pain
  • constipation
  • dizziness
  • eye twitch
  • flushing
male:
  • elevated liver enzymes

Most common drug interactions by age *:

30-39:
  • dizziness
  • flushing
  • headache
  • high blood sugar
  • muscle mass
  • sweating - excessive
40-49:
  • constipation
50-59:
  • joint stiffness
  • pain - knee
  • elevated liver enzymes
60+:
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • bone and joint pain
  • eye twitch
  • hair loss
  • high blood cholesterol
  • high blood pressure
  • migraine
  • osteopenia
  • restless legs syndrome

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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