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Review: taking Melatonin and Levothyroxine together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Melatonin and Levothyroxine together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Melatonin and Levothyroxine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 467 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 2,673 Melatonin users)

Levothyroxine sodium has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 70,182 Levothyroxine sodium users)

On Jan, 12, 2015: 448 people who take Melatonin, Levothyroxine Sodium are studied

Melatonin, Levothyroxine Sodium outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Melatonin (melatonin)
- Levothyroxine Sodium (levothyroxine sodium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Melatonin is effective0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
27.27%
(3 of 11 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
50.00%
(6 of 12 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a
Levothyroxine Sodium is effectiven/an/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
50.00%
(5 of 10 people)
55.56%
(5 of 9 people)
73.68%
(14 of 19 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PruritusAntepartum HaemorrhageMuscle TwitchingSupraventricular TachycardiaInsomnia Related To Another Mental ConditionArthritisInsomniaNausea
NasopharyngitisFeeling AbnormalMouth UlcerationVision BlurredTeeth Grinding And ClenchingFibromyalgiaDepressionHeadache
Antepartum HaemorrhageAnxietyDystoniaDark Circles Under EyesHeadache NosSpondylolisthesisPtsdFatigue
Rash Maculo-papularAlopeciaRashHigh Blood PressureNightmares - RepeatedAnemiaDyshidrotic EczemaDrug Ineffective
Pain In ExtremityDeja VuBrain NeoplasmUrethral PainDiarrhoeaCircadian Rhythm Sleep DisorderAnxiety DisorderPain
SepsisGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseCoughUrinary IncontinenceIrritabilityHeart Valve CalcificationChronic InsomniaFall
Throat TightnessMood SwingsMovement - UncoordinatedCoughHypersomnia - IdiopathicStomach UpsetInsomnia
DysphagiaVitamin D DeficiencyHeadache NosMovement - UncoordinatedSkin Blushing/flushingAlopeciaConvulsion
Fungal InfectionSubchorionic HaemorrhageHeat IntoleranceVision BlurredInsomniaAnxietyMalaise
HypertensionMouth UlcerationConstipation AggravatedCholecystitisMood SwingsExercise Tolerance DecreasedDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Melatonin is effective30.95%
(13 of 42 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
Levothyroxine Sodium is effective57.78%
(26 of 45 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaMyelodysplastic Syndrome
HeadacheRespiratory Failure
FatigueMetastases To Bone
PainCrohn's Disease
InsomniaAnal Fistula
Drug IneffectiveSepsis
MalaiseAsthenia
AnxietyFall
ConvulsionDrug Ineffective
DizzinessDizziness

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Melatonin is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 19 people)
0.00%
(0 of 9 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
26.09%
(6 of 23 people)
17.86%
(5 of 28 people)
Levothyroxine Sodium is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
15.79%
(3 of 19 people)
22.22%
(2 of 9 people)
50.00%
(5 of 10 people)
30.43%
(7 of 23 people)
33.33%
(10 of 30 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Respiratory DistressDiarrhoeaAnal FistulaMuscle SpasmsHeadachePruritusDrug IneffectiveNausea
DehydrationCrohn's DiseaseHypotensionConvulsionFatigueInsomniaFatigue
Radiation InjuryHeadacheDiplopiaEpilepsyWeight IncreasedDyspnoeaFall
Skin HypertrophyConfusional StateHypothyroidismUrinary Tract InfectionAnxietyFatigueConfusional State
VasculitisConvulsionDiarrhoeaInjuryNauseaHeadacheAnxiety
Cerebrovascular AccidentSpastic DiplegiaPyrexiaPainDiarrhoeaGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseasePain
Pulmonary OedemaPneumonia AspirationPhotopsiaCholecystitis ChronicRash Maculo-papularRashDepression
Arterial Occlusive DiseaseTransverse Sinus ThrombosisLymphopeniaAbdominal Pain UpperNasopharyngitisCellulitisDiarrhoea
Abdominal PainHaemorrhagic Cerebral InfarctionMouth UlcerationScarSuicidal IdeationParaesthesiaHeadache
Cerebral InfarctionPerirectal AbscessLactic AcidosisBalance DisorderVomitingMemory ImpairmentDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Melatonin (melatonin) is often used to treat insomnia. Levothyroxine Sodium (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.

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