Review: Levothroid and Psyllium husk drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Levothroid and Psyllium husk. It is created by eHealthMe based on 106 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
Levothroid (latest outcomes from 5,433 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Psyllium husk (latest outcomes from 71 users) has active ingredients of blond psyllium. It is often used in constipation.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 106 people who reported to have interactions when taking Levothroid, Psyllium husk are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Levothroid (levothyroxine sodium)
- Psyllium husk (blond psyllium)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Levothroid, Psyllium husk:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Restlessness (not able to rest)||33|
|Delirium (wild excitement)||11|
|Urinary Tract Infection||11|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||10|
|Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)||9|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Levothroid, Psyllium husk:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Metallic Taste (a bad taste in the mouth)||2|
|Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)||1|
|Oedema (fluid collection in tissue)||1|
|Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Sleep disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin d
- Potassium chloride
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Levothroid (levothyroxine sodium) is often used to treat hypothyroidism. Psyllium Husk (blond psyllium) is often used to treat constipation. 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:
- Levothroid is used in:
- Psyllium husk is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Levothroid alternatives:
- Psyllium husk alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (10 months ago):
From this study (11 months ago):
Sine Feb 2013 began to developed swollen tongue and difficulty speaking and now is more severe making my speech difficult.
Gabapentin helps with nerve pain and RLS but causes edema that is getting progressively worse.
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
- By Nancy: How long before the a fib stops after stopping cymbalta?
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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