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Review: taking Levothroid and Psyllium husk together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Levothroid and Psyllium husk together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levothroid and Psyllium husk. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 124 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

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On Apr, 2, 2015: 124 people who take Levothroid, Psyllium husk are studied

Levothroid, Psyllium husk outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Levothroid (levothyroxine sodium)
- Psyllium husk (blond psyllium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Levothroid is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/a
Psyllium husk is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Levothroid is effective30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
Psyllium husk is effective45.45%
(5 of 11 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Levothroid is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
Psyllium husk is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
RestlessnessRestlessnessMetallic Tasten/aTinnitusOedemaBreathing DifficultyConstipation
HyperreflexiaDiarrheaOedemaBreathing DifficultyShoulder PainTinnitusWeight Decreased
SyncopeAmenorrhoeaWeight Bearing DifficultySwellingWeight Bearing DifficultyDelirium
NystagmusMetallic TasteSwollen TongueUrinary Tract Infection
Dizziness PosturalAngioedemaDepression
Shoulder PainDehydration
Visual Impairment
Fatigue
Insomnia
Decreased Appetite

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
ConstipationDermal Cyst
DeliriumAngina Unstable
Weight DecreasedHomicidal Ideation
Urinary Tract InfectionDepressed Mood
DehydrationRestlessness
DepressionNeoplasm
Visual ImpairmentFatigue
RestlessnessDrug Ineffective
FatigueDiarrhoea
InsomniaChest Pain

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aDiarrhean/an/aDepressed MoodDermal CystRestlessness
Condition AggravatedHomicidal IdeationHeadache
Drug IneffectiveNeoplasmFatigue
AmenorrhoeaEye DisorderDiarrhoea
Metallic TasteGastrointestinal PainAngina Unstable
DyspnoeaChest Pain
ConstipationAsthenia
HeadachePain
DizzinessPneumonia
DysphagiaInternational Normalised Ratio Increased

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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.

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