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Review: taking Turmeric and Synthroid together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Turmeric and Synthroid together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Turmeric and Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Turmeric has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in inflammation. (latest outcomes from 176 Turmeric users)

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,791 Synthroid users)

On Jan, 26, 2015: 38 people who take Turmeric, Synthroid are studied

Turmeric, Synthroid outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Turmeric (turmeric)
- Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Turmeric is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/a
Synthroid is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
71.43%
(5 of 7 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
High Blood PressureConstipationn/aAnemia - Idiopathic AplasticHigh Blood PressureSnoringHigh Blood PressureNarcolepsy
Back Pain - LowPancytopeniaFatigue - ChronicDizzinessDepressionPruritus Generalised
SyncopeSpinal StenosisHigh Blood SugarPancytopeniaFatigue
Panic Disorder With AgoraphobiaMyoclonic JerksAnemia - Idiopathic AplasticLung Neoplasm Malignant
Diverticulitis AggravatedSnoringWeight GainPeriorbital Haematoma
DepressionHypothyroidismArrhythmiaAccident
AsthmaRefluxMyoclonic JerksOedema Peripheral
Weight GainNausea And VomitingDiverticulitis AggravatedDepression
Runny NoseBipolar I DisorderAsthmaMyelodysplastic Syndrome
Short-term Memory LossHigh Blood Cholesterol And TriglyceridesPanic Disorder With AgoraphobiaBack Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Turmeric is effective16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
Synthroid is effective63.64%
(7 of 11 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Periorbital HaematomaPancytopenia
DepressionMyelodysplastic Syndrome
NarcolepsyActinic Keratosis
Lung Neoplasm MalignantMemory Impairment
AccidentAsthenia
Pruritus GeneralisedRhinorrhoea
Oedema PeripheralConfusional State
High Blood PressureMuscular Weakness
FatigueLoss Of Consciousness
Back PainFall

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Turmeric is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 10 people)
5.26%
(1 of 19 people)
Synthroid is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
16.67%
(2 of 12 people)
31.82%
(7 of 22 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/aAstheniaUrinary Tract InfectionNarcolepsy
Influenza Like IllnessMyoclonic JerksFatigue
Gait DisturbanceBlood Glucose IncreasedLung Neoplasm Malignant
ConstipationDrug IneffectivePancytopenia
HypoglycaemiaPeriorbital Haematoma
Glycosylated Haemoglobin IncreasedPruritus Generalised
High Blood SugarOedema Peripheral
High Blood PressureDepression
High Blood Cholesterol And TriglyceridesAccident
Bipolar I DisorderDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Syntroid and pruritus
    I have been on levothyroxine for more than ten years and have had two episodes, each lasting over several months of unbearable itching. Doctors seem to deny any connection but are also unable identify the cause of the itching. None of the tests pick anything. Antihistamines are not much of a help. I am still in the throes of the second episode and life is plain, simple miserable.
  • Thrush while on prograf
    I am a health provider at an emergency room and had a patient come in because of a food bolus and when i examined his oral/pharynx I noticed he had thrush. Patient stated it has been their for a while. Patient also stated he has been having progressive difficulty in swallowing. Pt is a kidney transplant patient and has been worked up for other causes of his thrush (including HIV, as per patient results neg) and everything came back negative. I can only conclude that maybe the prograf which is a immunosupressent can possible be the cause
  • Cardio version caused fingernail abnormalities
    Right hip fracture. When prepping for surgery AFIB was found. Surgery was cancelled and they attempted to get AFIB under control. Finally, cardioversion was performed. When my nails started to grow out they all had two horizontal lines that cause the nail to break when it grows out to that point.
  • Turmeric and atrial fabrillation
    I am a "health nut" who has always avoided any and all tobacco and alcohol, am on no medication, am on a reasonably purer diet (organic foods etc.,) and daily take and assortment of vitamins, minerals and a few herbs like garlic and saw palmetto. I had recently began taking therapeutic doses of Turmeric for its anti-inflammatory properties in both powered and capsule forms--(powdered form for approximately two to three weeks--one teaspoon twice daily; capsule form for approximately three or four days--one capsule twice daily.) On the day in question, I took one teaspoon of the powered form of turmeric with a late lunch and left off the capsule form. I jog/walk two or three miles intermittently and roughly twice a week. Into the second mile of a three mile jog/walk that night,I experienced an unusual weakness and fatigue, stopped after the second mile and pulse was over 200. I had sweated a lot and after resting a while, I walked the third mile back home and showered. I was unable to sleep. My heart was in atrial fibrillation which was diagnosed hours later at the local Medical Center ER. Heart rate was fluctuating in the 150-170 range and was brought down to 100-120 range with I.V. medication but stayed in that range. Exactly 11 hours after its beginning and with virtually no sleep for over 24 hours and after drinking only water but with very little food and no vitamin or Turmeric consumption, immediately after standing up for the third time in four or five hours to go to the bathroom, I suddenly converted back to a normal heart rate which is 60 to 70 beats a minute and was released from the medical center seven hours later. Plan to stop taking all forms of Turmeric.
  • Synthroid and breast enlargement
    I have went from a B-C cup size to a D cup in the past 8-9 months.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • The kidney stones are the main problem, I drink more water than the average person that I know. The pain is just unbearable, I can't take much more

    Reply

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • No heart issues for 20+ years after having cath ablation. Started taking a teaspoon of turmeric 2x day and after less than a week I was having severe arythemia. The only change in my habits was adding turmeric (which really helped the arthritis in my hands)

    Reply

  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • I am experiencing intentional movements when going to sleep. The movements follow what I am dreaming about.

    Reply

    Liz on May, 2, 2014:

    Tumeric gave me very bad chest pain radiating to my left arm and a migraine at the same time that came on suddenly and left as soon as the chest pain left.

    I tried putting it in milk and got the same reaction.
    I made lamb curry and ate a bit of that and it had tumeric and had the chest pain, sweating, headache.

    I tried putting it in bone broth and got very bad chest pains I went to the emergency room thinking i was having a heart attack.

    Reply

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On eHealthMe, Turmeric (turmeric) is often used to treat inflammation. 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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