Review: taking Synthroid and Cinnamon together


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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 191 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 133,829 users)

Cinnamon

Cinnamon has active ingredients of cassia cinnamon. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Cinnamon 1,284 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

191 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: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 83.0% - (5 of 6 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Cinnamon:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (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: 75.0% - (9 of 12 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Cinnamon:
  • female: 25.0% - (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: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 83.0% - (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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • acne
  • rash pruritic
1 - 6 months:
  • blood glucose increased
6 - 12 months:
  • osteopenia
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • bone and joint pain
  • constipation
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • elevated liver enzymes
  • hair loss
  • headache
  • high blood sugar
  • macular fibrosis
1 - 2 years:
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • eye twitch
  • headache
  • high blood cholesterol
  • high blood pressure
  • macular fibrosis
  • macular oedema
  • osteopenia
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:
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • malaise
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • nausea
  • pain
  • weight decreased
  • dizziness
  • pruritus

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • malaise
  • fall
  • pain
  • nausea
  • cough
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
male:
  • headache
  • anaemia
  • dizziness
  • malaise
  • cold sweat
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • anger
  • asthenia
  • choking
  • decreased appetite

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • injection site pain
30-39:
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • flushing
  • high blood sugar
  • muscle mass
  • pain
  • sweating - excessive
40-49:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • burning sensation
  • cold sweat
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pruritus
  • acne
  • altered state of consciousness
  • back pain
  • blood pressure decreased
  • cervical vertebral fracture
50-59:
  • nausea
  • malaise
  • sinusitis
  • crohn's disease
  • dizziness
  • staphylococcal infection
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • exostosis
60+:
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • malaise
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • pain
  • pruritus
  • arthralgia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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