Review: Turmeric and Synthroid drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Turmeric and Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on 25 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
Turmeric (latest outcomes from 166 users) has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in arthritis.
Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,377 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 25 people who reported to have interactions when taking Turmeric, Synthroid are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Turmeric (turmeric)
- Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Turmeric, Synthroid:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Periorbital Haematoma (collection of blood around the eyes)||3|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||3|
|Lung Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour of lung)||3|
|Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally)||3|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||2|
|Myelodysplastic Syndrome (a group of conditions that occur when the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow are damaged)||2|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Turmeric, Synthroid:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides||2|
|High Blood Sugar (high blood sugar)||2|
|High Blood Pressure||2|
|Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)||2|
|Reflux (stomach contents come back up into the food pipe (gullet or oesophagus) or even into the mouth)||2|
|Nausea And Vomiting||1|
|Spinal Stenosis (narrowing of spinal column)||1|
|Myoclonic Jerks (involuntary twitching of a muscle or group of muscles)||1|
|Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Healthy living
- Diabetes mellitus
- Supplementation therapy
- Mantle cell lymphoma
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin d
- Fish oil
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Turmeric (turmeric) is often used to treat arthritis. 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Turmeric is used in:
- Synthroid is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Turmeric alternatives:
- Synthroid alternatives:
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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.
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By fatima: To know whether drugs for hypothyroidism have side effects
hypertension range 130-140/90-95 for 2 mths. No previous history
- By Nancy: How long before the a fib stops after stopping cymbalta?
Have been taking Cymbalta for 2 months for nerve pain and developed atrial fibrillation. I stopped taking the drug 4 days ago. Can I expect the atrial fibrillation to stop any time soon?
- By junemc: Can levothyrosine for under active thyroid make you have high potassium
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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