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Review: taking Synthroid and Cinnamon together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Synthroid and Cinnamon together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Synthroid and Cinnamon. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,877 Synthroid users)

Cinnamon has active ingredients of cassia cinnamon. It is often used in hyperglycemia. (latest outcomes from 101 Cinnamon users)

On May, 14, 2015: 17 people who take Synthroid, Cinnamon are studied

Synthroid, Cinnamon outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)
- Cinnamon (cassia cinnamon)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Synthroid is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
100.00%
(4 of 4 people)
n/a
Cinnamon is effectiven/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Synthroid is effective80.00%
(8 of 10 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Cinnamon is effective33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Synthroid is effectiven/an/an/an/a33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
Cinnamon is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/aBlood Glucose IncreasedElevated Liver Enzymesn/aBlood Triglycerides IncreasedMuscle MassBlood Glucose IncreasedJoint Stiffness
ConstipationOsteopeniaJoint StiffnessElevated Liver EnzymesPain - Knee
OsteopeniaDizzinessPain - KneeConstipation
Blood Triglycerides IncreasedFlushingHigh Blood Sugar
High Blood SugarSweating - Excessive
Headache

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
OsteopeniaElevated Liver Enzymes
Blood Triglycerides Increased
Constipation
Muscle Mass
Blood Glucose Increased
Joint Stiffness
Pain - Knee
Sweating - Excessive
Flushing
Dizziness

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/aHigh Blood SugarConstipationElevated Liver EnzymesBlood Glucose Increased
Muscle MassJoint StiffnessOsteopenia
DizzinessPain - KneeBlood Triglycerides Increased
Flushing
Sweating - Excessive
Headache

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Please help me, I don't know if it is my age or if it is all of this medication and suppliments I am taking but here over the last few month my health has been deterating.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • triglycerides were normal before starting treatment for hypothyroidism, 3 years later have risen 100 points

    Reply

Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium) is often used to treat hypothyroidism. Cinnamon (cassia cinnamon) is often used to treat hyperglycemia. 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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