Review: Synthroid and Metformin drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Synthroid and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 11,198 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,377 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,457 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 11,198 people who reported to have interactions when taking Synthroid, Metformin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Synthroid, Metformin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||1,283|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||1,092|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||845|
|Blood Glucose Increased||807|
|Headache (pain in head)||595|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Synthroid, Metformin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||44|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||44|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||31|
|Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)||28|
|Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)||19|
|Abdominal Pain Upper||17|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium) is often used to treat hypothyroidism. Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat type 2 diabetes. 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Synthroid is used in:
- Metformin is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Synthroid alternatives:
- Metformin alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
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My mom was admitted to a nursing home 2-weeks ago before that she was held over at the hospital 13 days, meds was changed, Aricept removed and Detrol she had a staff MD. her primary care md passed away 3 years ago. He put her on her meds and tooked good care of her. She has not been without a primary md but he does not practice outside his offices. Mom had a good mental status did removing Aricept/Detrol trigger bad symptoms?
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Have taken Levothyroxine for 10+ years and now have high potassium levels? Could this medication affect potassium levels? Any help appreciated thanks june
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