Review: taking Synthroid and Probiotic together


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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 309 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 107,543 users)

Probiotic

Probiotic has active ingredients of bacillus coagulans. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Probiotic 1,855 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

309 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:
  • pancreatitis
  • fatigue
1 - 6 months:
  • vascular calcification
  • anxiety
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone increased
  • bronchial disorder
  • chest discomfort
  • cough
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • muscle spasms
6 - 12 months:
  • loss of taste
  • fatigue
  • constipation
  • dizziness
  • metallic taste
  • muscle weakness
  • nasal ulcer
  • palpitations
  • rash
  • tachycardia
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
  • diarrhoea
  • lightheadedness
  • nerve pain
  • shortness of breath
  • skin - dry
  • vertigo
10+ years:
  • arthritis
  • chronic sinusitis
  • fibromyalgia
  • headache - mixed tension migraine
  • hypersomnia
  • insomnia
  • pain exacerbated
  • rheumatoid factor positive
  • tinnitus
  • blood sugar levels
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • diarrhoea
  • injection site pain
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • rash
  • pruritus
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • arthritis
  • diarrhoea
  • injection site pain
  • chronic sinusitis
  • fibromyalgia
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
male:
  • chest pain
  • visual impairment
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • flushing
  • night sweats
  • testicular mass
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cough
  • overdose

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • fatigue
30-39:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • injection site pain
  • vomiting
  • crohn's disease
  • dizziness
  • dysarthria
  • dysphemia
  • memory impairment
  • muscular weakness
40-49:
  • injection site pain
  • gait disturbance
  • pain
  • chills
  • constipation
  • contusion
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • malaise
  • neuralgia
  • pain in extremity
50-59:
  • arthritis
  • chronic sinusitis
  • fibromyalgia
  • headache - mixed tension migraine
  • hypersomnia
  • insomnia
  • pain exacerbated
  • rheumatoid factor positive
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
60+:
  • fatigue
  • rash
  • hypotension
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • blood uric acid increased
  • rash erythematous
  • cough
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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