Review: taking Synthroid and Probiotic together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Synthroid and Probiotic together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Synthroid and Probiotic. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 853 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)

Probiotic

Probiotic has active ingredients of bacillus coagulans. It is often used in supplementation therapy. (latest outcomes from Probiotic 4,770 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

853 people who take Synthroid, Probiotic are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Synthroid and Probiotic drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Synthroid:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 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 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 70.0% - (7 of 10 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Probiotic:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 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: 60.0% - (12 of 20 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
Probiotic:
  • female: 33.0% - (6 of 18 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (2 of 3 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 60+: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
Probiotic:
  • 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 50-59: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • malaise
  • breast cancer female
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • pancreatitis
  • fatigue
  • acne
  • aphasia
  • arthralgia
  • body height decreased
  • bone disorder
1 - 6 months:
  • fatigue
  • muscular weakness
  • vascular calcification
  • adverse event
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone increased
  • bronchial disorder
  • cardiac failure acute
  • chest discomfort
6 - 12 months:
  • loss of taste
  • fatigue
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • ankle fracture
  • constipation
  • dizziness
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • dry mouth
  • dry skin
  • fall
1 - 2 years:
  • pancreatitis
  • blood sugar levels
  • depressive symptom
  • high blood cholesterol and triglycerides
  • hypermobile joints
  • intra-abdominal pressure increased
  • joint swelling
  • pain - joints
  • psoriasis
  • tinnitus
2 - 5 years:
  • arthritis
  • chronic sinusitis
  • fibromyalgia
  • headache - mixed tension migraine
  • hypersomnia
  • insomnia
  • pain exacerbated
  • rheumatoid factor positive
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
5 - 10 years:
  • night sweats
  • testicular mass
  • ankle fracture
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • fall
  • lightheadedness
  • nerve pain
  • pre-existing condition improved
10+ years:
  • arthritis
  • chronic sinusitis
  • fibromyalgia
  • headache - mixed tension migraine
  • hypersomnia
  • insomnia
  • pain exacerbated
  • rheumatoid factor positive
  • tinnitus
  • blood sugar levels
not specified:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • malaise

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • insomnia
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
male:
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • visual impairment
  • constipation
  • decreased appetite
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • convulsion
  • infantile spasms
  • respiratory tract infection
2-9:
  • muscle spasms
  • neutrophil count decreased
  • platelet count decreased
  • thirst
  • urine output increased
10-19:
  • fatigue
  • gingival abscess
  • gingival bleeding
  • gingivitis
  • headache
  • tooth loss
20-29:
  • abnormal dreams
  • agitation
  • anxiety
  • balance disorder
  • contusion
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • device expulsion
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • feeling abnormal
30-39:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • injection site pain
  • headache
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • memory impairment
  • palpitations
  • crohn's disease
  • dizziness
40-49:
  • pain
  • headache
  • injection site pain
  • malaise
  • dyspnoea
  • pain in extremity
  • constipation
  • gait disturbance
  • nasopharyngitis
  • adverse event
50-59:
  • nausea
  • arthritis
  • insomnia
  • diarrhoea
  • fibromyalgia
  • pain
  • chronic sinusitis
  • headache - mixed tension migraine
  • hypersomnia
  • pain exacerbated
60+:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • rash
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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