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Review: Levothroid and Tambocor

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levothroid and Tambocor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 470 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Levothroid (latest outcomes from 5,582 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Tambocor (latest outcomes from 1,450 users) has active ingredients of flecainide acetate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

On Sep, 18, 2014: 470 people who take Levothroid, Tambocor are studied

Levothroid, Tambocor outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Levothroid (levothyroxine sodium)
- Tambocor (flecainide acetate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Levothroid is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(3 of 3 people)
(3 of 5 people)
(5 of 5 people)
(9 of 10 people)
Tambocor is effectiven/a75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
(3 of 6 people)
(5 of 6 people)
(4 of 5 people)
(3 of 3 people)
(2 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Cardiac Output DecreasedGastrointestinal UlcerChest DiscomfortElevated Liver EnzymesSyncopeAtrial FibrillationHeartburnDyspnoea
Ventricular TachycardiaGastric HaemorrhageHot FlashesRinging In The EarsAtrial FibrillationLoss Of ConsciousnessAtrial FibrillationAtrial Fibrillation
Cerebral HaemorrhageBlood Pressure DecreasedIrregular HeartbeatDry MouthLoss Of ConsciousnessMalaisePancreatic Enzymes AbnormalFatigue
FatigueWeight DecreasedVaginal IrritationNightmaresSinus BradycardiaLethargyNightmaresNausea
Drug Level Above TherapeuticDehydrationElevated Liver EnzymesBradycardiaHyperhidrosisVaginal PainFall
HyponatraemiaMalnutritionFood InteractionHead InjuryBlood Glucose DecreasedDry MouthPain In Extremity
Atrial FibrillationItchingWeight DecreasedBronchitisVaginal IrritationHyponatraemia
PancytopeniaDrowsinessBlood PressureNervousnessDrowsinessPain
Interstitial Lung DiseaseAcute Stress DisorderVaginal PainBlood Glucose IncreasedDupuytren's ContractureMalaise
DizzinessDupuytren's ContractureUrinary Tract InfectionVomitingFood InteractionDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Levothroid is effective93.75%
(15 of 16 people)
(6 of 8 people)
Tambocor is effective77.78%
(14 of 18 people)
(6 of 8 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

DyspnoeaAtrial Fibrillation
Atrial FibrillationChest Pain
Pain In ExtremityCardiac Output Decreased

Drug effectiveness by age :

Levothroid is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
(3 of 5 people)
(2 of 3 people)
(14 of 27 people)
Tambocor is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
(2 of 6 people)
(3 of 3 people)
(13 of 28 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/an/an/aMyocardial InfarctionPainMuscular WeaknessDyspnoea
Pulmonary EmbolismGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationIntestinal ObstructionAtrial Fibrillation
Emotional DistressCardiac Output DecreasedNausea
Nephrogenic Systemic FibrosisAnaemiaHyponatraemia
Joint SwellingMyopathyHypotension
Musculoskeletal StiffnessUrticariaPalpitations
Mobility DecreasedLoss Of ConsciousnessDizziness
Pain In ExtremityVomitingAsthenia
Skin DiscolourationDrug IneffectiveMalaise

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you take Levothroid and Tambocor?

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Nightmares more frequently since starting Flecainide about 1 1/2 years ago. The dreams vary in intensity and seem to be less on days when I have been very active and tired at bed time.


  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Since being on Pradaxa I have extreme vaginal itching. I have no yeast infection or UTI


  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • It seems that the side effects of the meds I take always seem to present other problems; in other words, more meds hit me with more problems. I really become upset when doctors don't understand what I'm saying or what I'm dealing with.


    Natalie on Sep, 28, 2012:

    Female. 8 surgeries and counting. 15 y/o


    Natalie on Sep, 28, 2012:

    Side effects of high doses of Lortab suck. You will feel sleepy. If you are taking it frequently, you will not want to eat. Feel somewhat depressed, yet it takes away the pain.


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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Levothroid (levothyroxine sodium) is often used to treat hypothyroidism. Tambocor (flecainide acetate) is often used to treat atrial fibrillation/flutter. 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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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