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Review: Melatonin and Levothyroxine

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Melatonin and Levothyroxine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 465 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Melatonin (what 2,635 Melatonin users reported?) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is used in insomnia.

Levothyroxine sodium (what 70,024 Levothyroxine Sodium users reported?) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is used in hypothyroidism.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 446 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)
54.55%
(6 of 11 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 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)
50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
77.78%
(14 of 18 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 ClenchingFibromyalgiaPtsdHeadache
Antepartum HaemorrhageAnxietyDystoniaDark Circles Under EyesHeadache NosSpondylolisthesisDyshidrotic EczemaFatigue
Rash Maculo-papularAlopeciaRashHigh Blood PressureNightmares - RepeatedAnemiaAlopeciaDrug Ineffective
Pain In ExtremityDeja VuBrain NeoplasmUrethral PainDiarrhoeaCircadian Rhythm Sleep DisorderAnxiety DisorderPain
SepsisGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseCoughUrinary IncontinenceIrritabilityHeart Valve CalcificationDepressionFall
Throat TightnessMood SwingsMovement - UncoordinatedCoughHypersomnia - IdiopathicStomach UpsetInsomnia
DysphagiaVitamin D DeficiencyHeadache NosMovement - UncoordinatedAlopeciaChronic InsomniaConvulsion
Fungal InfectionSubchorionic HaemorrhageHeat IntoleranceVision BlurredInsomniaAnxietyMalaise
HypertensionMouth UlcerationConstipation AggravatedCholecystitisMood SwingsFeeling AbnormalDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Melatonin is effective30.00%
(12 of 40 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
Levothyroxine Sodium is effective58.14%
(25 of 43 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaMyelodysplastic Syndrome
HeadacheRespiratory Failure
FatigueMetastases To Bone
PainCrohn's Disease
Drug IneffectiveAnal Fistula
InsomniaSepsis
MalaiseAsthenia
ConvulsionFall
AnxietyDrug Ineffective
FallDizziness

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)
17.39%
(4 of 23 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)
36.00%
(9 of 25 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 InfectionAnxietyFatigueAnxiety
VasculitisConvulsionDiarrhoeaInjuryNauseaHeadacheConfusional State
Cerebrovascular AccidentSpastic DiplegiaPyrexiaPainDiarrhoeaGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseasePain
Pulmonary OedemaPneumonia AspirationPhotopsiaCholecystitis ChronicRash Maculo-papularRashDizziness
Arterial Occlusive DiseaseTransverse Sinus ThrombosisLymphopeniaAbdominal Pain UpperNasopharyngitisCellulitisHeadache
Abdominal PainHaemorrhagic Cerebral InfarctionMouth UlcerationScarSuicidal IdeationParaesthesiaDiarrhoea
Cerebral InfarctionPerirectal AbscessLactic AcidosisBalance DisorderVomitingMemory ImpairmentCough

* 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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