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Review: Microgestin Fe 1/20 and Synthroid

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Microgestin Fe 1/20 and Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 835 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Microgestin fe 1/20 (what 172 Microgestin Fe 1/20 users reported?) has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate. It is used in birth control.

Synthroid (what 93,627 Synthroid users reported?) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is used in hypothyroidism.

On Aug, 20, 2014: 835 people who take Microgestin Fe 1/20, Synthroid are studied

Microgestin Fe 1/20, Synthroid outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Microgestin Fe 1/20 (ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate)
- Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Microgestin Fe 1/20 is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
57.14%
(8 of 14 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
95.00%
(19 of 20 people)
85.71%
(6 of 7 people)
90.91%
(10 of 11 people)
n/a
Synthroid is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
50.00%
(5 of 10 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
40.00%
(4 of 10 people)
57.89%
(11 of 19 people)
53.85%
(7 of 13 people)
63.16%
(12 of 19 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
FatigueCholecystitis ChronicPancreatitisFatigueFatigueSweating - ExcessiveHeadacheFatigue
LethargyDyspnoeaCholecystitis ChronicBreast Cancer MetastaticOsteoarthritisCerebrovascular AccidentNauseaNausea
HypersomniaFlushingBone Marrow DepressionBreast Cancer FemaleFatigue - ChronicDepressionFatigueDiarrhoea
NauseaPancreatitisMenorrhagiaStomach DiscomfortHypothyroidismCerebral IschaemiaFeeling AbnormalDepression
HypercalcaemiaChest PainLymphoedemaOsteoarthritisCerebrovascular AccidentArthropathyLoss Of ConsciousnessPain
AnaemiaCholecystitisAnaemiaNasal UlcerAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedInfertility FemaleAnaemia
DepressionAbdominal Pain UpperBreast Cancer FemaleLactose IntoleranceHypotensionGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseTremorAsthenia
Skin DisorderAbdominal DistensionMetrorrhagiaHypotensionDepressionBlood Glucose IncreasedVomitingVomiting
Smear Cervix AbnormalAnxietyPneumoniaSleep Apnoea SyndromeStressGlycosylated Haemoglobin IncreasedLactation DisorderUrinary Tract Infection
Uterine LeiomyomaBiliary DyskinesiaWeight GainConstipationUrinary Tract InfectionStressBlood Sodium DecreasedDrug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Microgestin Fe 1/20 is effective77.27%
(51 of 66 people)
n/a
Synthroid is effective51.85%
(42 of 81 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
FatigueAnaemia
NauseaAsthenia
DepressionHaemoglobin Decreased
DiarrhoeaCondition Aggravated
PainFatigue
HeadacheRenal Failure Acute
VomitingPain
MalaisePneumonia
InsomniaDiarrhoea
Urinary Tract InfectionFall

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Microgestin Fe 1/20 is effectiven/an/an/a48.15%
(13 of 27 people)
61.11%
(11 of 18 people)
65.22%
(15 of 23 people)
40.74%
(11 of 27 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
Synthroid is effectiven/an/an/a30.30%
(10 of 33 people)
39.13%
(9 of 23 people)
50.00%
(13 of 26 people)
34.48%
(10 of 29 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aPainCholelithiasisFatigueFatigueBreast CancerAsthenia
InjuryTremorPainDepressionFatigueVomiting
AnxietyHeadachePulmonary EmbolismPancreatitisMyalgiaDrug Ineffective
Cholecystitis ChronicHypotensionSuicidal IdeationLethargyHeadacheNausea
Ataxia NecThyroid CancerMyocardial InfarctionInjection Site PainPalpitationsPneumonia
Cerebrovascular Accident NosPainInjuryDiarrhoeaNauseaHaemoglobin Decreased
HemiplegiaVomitingWeight IncreasedAbdominal Pain UpperBlood Pressure IncreasedDiarrhoea
WeaknessBlood Sodium DecreasedDepressionAnaemiaInsomniaMalaise
AphasiaDecreased AppetiteDeep Vein ThrombosisAbdominal DistensionParaesthesiaConfusional State
DiplopiaHeparin-induced ThrombocytopeniaBiliary ColicUrinary Tract InfectionDyspnoeaRenal Failure Acute

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Microgestin Fe 1/20 (ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate) is often used to treat birth control. Synthroid (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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