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Review: R-ALA and Synthroid

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between R-ALA and Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 116 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

R-ala (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of alpha - lipoic acid.

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,720 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 116 people who take R-ALA, Synthroid are studied

R-ALA, Synthroid outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- R-ALA (alpha - lipoic acid)
- Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
R-ALA is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/a
Synthroid is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/aVein DisorderSlurred Speechn/aDyspnoea
Oedema PeripheralPancytopeniaGingival Ulceration
AnxietyHypothyroidism
ArthralgiaBone Disorder
Weight IncreasedArthralgia
PainDepression
PancytopeniaOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
Pain In ExtremityAnaemia
Deep Vein ThrombosisFatigue
Venous InsufficiencyMental Status Changes

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
R-ALA is effective0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
Synthroid is effective42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PalpitationsGingival Ulceration
HeadacheHypothyroidism
AnxietyBone Disorder
HypersensitivityDyspnoea
DyspnoeaOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
FlushingArthralgia
Blood Pressure IncreasedAnaemia
Sensation Of Foreign BodyVentricular Hypertrophy
Throat TightnessMental Status Changes
Pain In ExtremityAortic Stenosis

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
R-ALA is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 14 people)
Synthroid is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
28.57%
(4 of 14 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aGallbladder DisorderPalpitationsChest PainDyspnoeaHaemoglobin Decreased
Abdominal Pain UpperOedema PeripheralMyocardial InfarctionAnxietyDizziness
CholelithiasisAnxietyScotomaDry MouthDiarrhoea
Cholecystitis ChronicArthralgiaOptic NeuritisOsteomyelitisPlatelet Count Decreased
Vein DisorderOsteonecrosis Of JawRenal Impairment
PainPainArthralgia
Pain In ExtremityTooth InfectionGingival Ulceration
Deep Vein ThrombosisDiscomfortExostosis
Venous InsufficiencyDental CariesDyspnoea
Weight IncreasedGingival UlcerationThrombocytopenia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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