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Review: taking Omeprazole and Synthroid together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Omeprazole and Synthroid together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Omeprazole and Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,669 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 92,810 Omeprazole users)

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,791 Synthroid users)

On Jan, 24, 2015: 15,669 people who take Omeprazole, Synthroid are studied

Omeprazole, Synthroid outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Omeprazole (omeprazole)
- Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Omeprazole is effective30.00%
(9 of 30 people)
41.27%
(26 of 63 people)
40.00%
(18 of 45 people)
50.00%
(37 of 74 people)
62.30%
(76 of 122 people)
64.95%
(63 of 97 people)
63.83%
(30 of 47 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
Synthroid is effective40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
29.63%
(8 of 27 people)
51.72%
(15 of 29 people)
44.00%
(22 of 50 people)
58.24%
(53 of 91 people)
59.09%
(65 of 110 people)
69.64%
(117 of 168 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DiarrhoeaFatigueBack PainDizzinessFatigueFatigueDizzinessNausea
VomitingDizzinessFebrile NeutropeniaFatigueDyspepsiaOedema PeripheralInsomniaDyspnoea
NauseaAbdominal PainRenal Failure AcuteAnxietySleep Apnoea SyndromeNauseaDepressionFatigue
HypotensionDiarrhoeaGenital HerpesPulmonary EmbolismHypertensionDizzinessFatiguePain
DizzinessMyalgiaFatigueDyspnoeaDizzinessTirednessDry MouthAsthenia
PruritusHeart Rate IrregularPneumoniaPainNauseaFebrile NeutropeniaExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessFall
HypersensitivityHypothyroidismNecrotising FasciitisNauseaGastrointestinal PerforationPulmonary EmbolismHair LossDizziness
HypertensionSleep DisorderSyncopeDepressionChest PainDeep Vein ThrombosisLethargyDiarrhoea
RashNauseaCardiac Failure CongestiveDeep Vein ThrombosisCardiac Failure CongestiveExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessWeight IncreasedVomiting
Respiratory FailureBack PainHeart Valve IncompetenceHeadacheConvulsionPain In ExtremityWeight GainDrug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Omeprazole is effective53.54%
(212 of 396 people)
55.29%
(47 of 85 people)
Synthroid is effective58.59%
(232 of 396 people)
60.00%
(51 of 85 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaNausea
PainDyspnoea
DyspnoeaDizziness
FatigueHypotension
AstheniaFatigue
FallAsthenia
DiarrhoeaDiarrhoea
DizzinessCough
VomitingAnaemia
Chest PainPneumonia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Omeprazole is effectiven/an/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
66.67%
(8 of 12 people)
27.38%
(23 of 84 people)
30.43%
(49 of 161 people)
32.30%
(73 of 226 people)
32.61%
(105 of 322 people)
Synthroid is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
54.55%
(6 of 11 people)
32.47%
(25 of 77 people)
28.74%
(48 of 167 people)
38.65%
(80 of 207 people)
37.69%
(124 of 329 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
DeathHypertensionCholecystitis ChronicPainPainNauseaNauseaNausea
ConvulsionDyskinesiaPainInjuryNauseaChest PainPainDyspnoea
Depressed Level Of ConsciousnessEye DischargeVomitingPyrexiaDepressionFatigueFatigueAsthenia
Upper Respiratory Tract InfectionCytomegalovirus ViraemiaAbdominal Pain UpperAnxietyAnxietyVomitingOedema PeripheralFall
Congenital Choroid Plexus CystUrine Output DecreasedDiarrhoeaBiliary DyskinesiaFatigueDiarrhoeaDyspnoeaFatigue
Blood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone IncreasedPneumonia AspirationGallbladder DisorderNauseaArthralgiaPyrexiaAnxietyDizziness
EpilepsyGastrointestinal HypermotilityOverdoseDeep Vein ThrombosisAbdominal PainDyspnoeaDrug IneffectivePain
Feeling ColdHyperkalaemiaBone DisorderDizzinessAstheniaWeight IncreasedHeadacheDiarrhoea
Heart Rate IncreasedHypotensionGastric UlcerAbdominal PainPruritusDepressionDizzinessHypotension
Cold SweatBronchitisTooth DisorderGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationSinusitisHeadacheVomitingVomiting

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Omeprazole (omeprazole) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium) is often used to treat hypothyroidism. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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