Review: taking Synthroid and Flaxseed together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Synthroid and Flaxseed together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Synthroid and Flaxseed. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 376 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)

Flaxseed

Flaxseed has active ingredients of flaxseed. It is often used in supplementation therapy. (latest outcomes from Flaxseed 1,743 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

376 people who take Synthroid, Flaxseed are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Synthroid and Flaxseed drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Synthroid:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Flaxseed:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Synthroid:
  • female: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Flaxseed:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Flaxseed:
  • 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: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • abasia
  • alopecia
  • application site haematoma
  • asthenia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • chest pain
  • coronary artery occlusion
  • cough
  • fall
1 - 6 months:
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • breast tenderness
  • colitis microscopic
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • fatigue aggravated
  • irritability
  • menstruation delayed
  • mood swings
  • alopecia
6 - 12 months:
  • alopecia
  • change of bowel habit
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • flatulence
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • headache
  • macular fibrosis
  • macular oedema
1 - 2 years:
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • breast tenderness
  • colitis microscopic
  • cough
  • fatigue aggravated
  • irritability
  • menstruation delayed
  • mood swings
  • osteopenia
2 - 5 years:
  • anaemia
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone increased
  • fatigue
  • feeling abnormal
  • hypothyroidism
  • myalgia
  • sluggishness
  • tremor
  • tri-iodothyronine decreased
  • weight increased
5 - 10 years:
  • chest pain
  • restless leg syndrome
  • accidental exposure
  • heart rate increased
  • nausea
  • nervousness
  • tremor
  • vomiting
10+ years:
  • feeling abnormal
  • abasia
  • alopecia
  • application site haematoma
  • asthenia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • chest pain
  • coronary artery occlusion
  • cough
not specified:
  • nausea
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • pain in extremity
  • fall
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • hypertension

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • fall
  • drug ineffective
  • alopecia
  • asthenia
male:
  • blood glucose increased
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • gait disturbance
  • asthenia
  • dysstasia
  • hypotension
  • blood calcium decreased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone abnormal
  • coeliac disease
30-39:
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • headache
  • aortic stenosis
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • dizziness
  • dyspepsia
  • dyspnoea
  • face injury
  • faecal volume increased
40-49:
  • throat irritation
  • fatigue
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • irritability
  • fall
  • injection site pain
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • pain in extremity
50-59:
  • headache
  • blood glucose increased
  • anaemia
  • dizziness
  • weight decreased
  • gait disturbance
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • oropharyngeal pain
60+:
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • arthralgia
  • fall
  • drug ineffective
  • hypertension
  • pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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