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Review: Synthroid and Lipitor

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Synthroid and Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,797 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,584 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,616 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 16, 2014: 15,796 people who take Synthroid, Lipitor are studied

Synthroid, Lipitor outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)
- Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Synthroid is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
22.73%
(5 of 22 people)
41.18%
(7 of 17 people)
55.00%
(22 of 40 people)
53.95%
(41 of 76 people)
64.76%
(68 of 105 people)
82.52%
(118 of 143 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Lipitor is effective0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
45.71%
(16 of 35 people)
47.62%
(10 of 21 people)
47.17%
(25 of 53 people)
66.06%
(72 of 109 people)
70.45%
(62 of 88 people)
76.56%
(49 of 64 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
MyalgiaFatigueMyalgiaMyalgiaFatigueMyalgiaPain In ExtremityNausea
HeadacheMyalgiaBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDepressionMyalgiaPainMyalgiaFatigue
Muscle SpasmsNauseaInsomniaPain In ExtremityArthralgiaFatigueFatigueDyspnoea
DizzinessPain In ExtremityPain In ExtremityFatiguePainBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedWeight IncreasedDizziness
Pain In ExtremityOedema PeripheralPainChest PainGait DisturbanceWeight IncreasedAnxietyPain
ArthralgiaArthralgiaFatigueMuscle SpasmsMyocardial InfarctionPalpitationsDepressionAsthenia
FatiguePainMuscular WeaknessArthralgiaAnxietyPain In ExtremityFallMyalgia
PainDepressionAstheniaHypertensionBack PainMuscle SpasmsBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDrug Ineffective
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedBack PainArthralgiaPainDepressionOedema PeripheralMuscular WeaknessChest Pain
AstheniaAmnesiaHepatic Enzyme IncreasedNauseaConstipationMuscular WeaknessMulti-organ FailureArthralgia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Synthroid is effective63.44%
(177 of 279 people)
66.93%
(85 of 127 people)
Lipitor is effective58.53%
(151 of 258 people)
70.59%
(84 of 119 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaFatigue
FatigueDizziness
PainMyocardial Infarction
DyspnoeaDyspnoea
AstheniaNausea
DizzinessChest Pain
MyalgiaAsthenia
FallDrug Ineffective
ArthralgiaPain
Drug IneffectiveMyalgia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Synthroid is effectiven/an/an/a5.56%
(1 of 18 people)
11.11%
(2 of 18 people)
33.98%
(35 of 103 people)
37.56%
(80 of 213 people)
50.35%
(144 of 286 people)
Lipitor is effectiven/an/an/a5.56%
(1 of 18 people)
18.75%
(3 of 16 people)
32.29%
(31 of 96 people)
33.51%
(64 of 191 people)
49.28%
(136 of 276 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
OsteoarthritisRoad Traffic AccidentCholelithiasisRenal Failure AcuteFatigueChest PainNauseaNausea
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusSleep DisorderGallbladder CholesterolosisConfusional StateType 2 Diabetes MellitusNauseaFatigueFatigue
Stress FractureConfusional StateCholecystitis ChronicPyrexiaBlood Cholesterol IncreasedPainAnxietyDizziness
PainTremorPyrexiaConstipationDiabetes MellitusAnxietyDyspnoeaAsthenia
Lupus-like SyndromeHallucination, VisualType 2 Diabetes MellitusInsomniaBlood Glucose IncreasedFatiguePainDyspnoea
ArthralgiaTachycardiaKidney Transplant RejectionPainAbdominal PainPain In ExtremityChest PainPain
Oedema PeripheralFeeling AbnormalLeukopeniaEjection Fraction DecreasedDepressionType 2 Diabetes MellitusMyocardial InfarctionDrug Ineffective
Patellofemoral Pain SyndromeContusionImmunosuppressant Drug Level DecreasedDizzinessObesityHeadacheWeight IncreasedFall
Lactic AcidosisConstipationPainDiverticulumInsomniaDizzinessArthralgiaMyalgia
Blood Triglycerides IncreasedFallAbnormal BehaviourDeliriumArthralgiaMyocardial InfarctionAstheniaDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I started taking Lipitor a week ago and almost immediately started experiencing severe neck and shoulder pain.

    Reply

    Em on Jun, 23, 2014:

    Stop taking it AND call your physician immediately.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Occurs periodically usually a short time after food

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Pos polio syndrome with new upper body pain in arms and hands

    Reply

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