Review: Flaxseed Oil and Synthroid drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Flaxseed Oil and Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on 35 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Flaxseed oil (latest outcomes from 169 users) has active ingredients of flaxseed oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,377 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 35 people who reported to have interactions when taking Flaxseed Oil, Synthroid are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Flaxseed Oil (flaxseed oil)
- Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Flaxseed Oil, Synthroid:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Cardiogenic Shock (inadequate circulation of blood)||6|
|Multi-organ Failure (multisystem organ failure)||6|
|Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)||2|
|Blood Creatinine Increased||2|
|Increased Upper Airway Secretion||2|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||2|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Flaxseed Oil, Synthroid:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Cardiogenic Shock (inadequate circulation of blood)||5|
|Multi-organ Failure (multisystem organ failure)||5|
|Short-term Memory Loss||4|
|Skin Spots - Aging (spot on skin with ageing)||2|
|Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin)||2|
|Pitting Oedema (skin discoloration)||1|
|Carbohydrate Craving (a desire to have carbohydrate)||1|
|Heat Cramps (muscle spasms that result from loss of large amount of salt and water through exercise)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Medical diet
- Breast cancer
- Rheumatoid arthritis
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin e
- Vitamin d
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Flaxseed Oil (flaxseed oil) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Flaxseed oil is used in:
- Synthroid is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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- Synthroid alternatives:
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By fatima: To know whether drugs for hypothyroidism have side effects
hypertension range 130-140/90-95 for 2 mths. No previous history
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Have been taking Cymbalta for 2 months for nerve pain and developed atrial fibrillation. I stopped taking the drug 4 days ago. Can I expect the atrial fibrillation to stop any time soon?
- By junemc: Can levothyrosine for under active thyroid make you have high potassium
Have taken Levothyroxine for 10+ years and now have high potassium levels? Could this medication affect potassium levels? Any help appreciated thanks june
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