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Review: Zetia and Synthroid

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zetia and Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,468 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Zetia (latest outcomes from 24,972 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,730 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 3,468 people who take Zetia, Synthroid are studied

Zetia, Synthroid outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Zetia (ezetimibe)
- Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Zetia is effectiven/a16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
40.00%
(6 of 15 people)
38.10%
(8 of 21 people)
43.75%
(7 of 16 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
n/a
Synthroid is effectiven/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
50.00%
(7 of 14 people)
61.90%
(13 of 21 people)
81.82%
(18 of 22 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DizzinessMyalgiaBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedMuscle SpasmsBone PainChronic Fatigue SyndromeFatigueNausea
FatigueBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedMyalgiaDiverticulumPain In ExtremityArteriosclerosisDizzinessFatigue
MyalgiaRhabdomyolysisNauseaFatigueJoint SwellingMyalgiaPulmonary EmbolismDizziness
NauseaPelvic PainFatigueMuscular WeaknessJoint Range Of Motion DecreasedParathyroid Tumour BenignDeep Vein ThrombosisAsthenia
DiarrhoeaDeep Vein ThrombosisHeadacheCognitive DisorderBurning SensationHaemorrhoidsSwollen TongueDyspnoea
Pain In ExtremityHepatic FailureThrombocytopeniaHepatomegalyMusculoskeletal StiffnessRenal DisorderAngioedemaPain
PruritusAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedRhabdomyolysisAnxietyGait DisturbanceHypersomniaDepressionHeadache
ArthralgiaBack PainJaundice CholestaticMyalgiaNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisOsteopeniaSeizureArthralgia
Chest PainDiarrhoeaAbdominal DistensionHypersensitivityPeau D'orangeNasal Turbinate HypertrophyPostnasal DripDepression
Pulmonary EmbolismAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedAbdominal Pain UpperHeadacheOedema PeripheralHypothermiaWeight IncreasedBack Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Zetia is effective38.64%
(17 of 44 people)
42.86%
(9 of 21 people)
Synthroid is effective69.39%
(34 of 49 people)
52.38%
(11 of 21 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaFatigue
FatigueAsthenia
DizzinessDizziness
PainDyspnoea
AstheniaRenal Failure Acute
DyspnoeaPneumonia
HeadacheOedema Peripheral
ArthralgiaNausea
Back PainCardiac Failure Congestive
Pain In ExtremityAnxiety

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Zetia is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a26.67%
(4 of 15 people)
16.95%
(10 of 59 people)
28.57%
(12 of 42 people)
Synthroid is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
40.00%
(6 of 15 people)
30.16%
(19 of 63 people)
46.51%
(20 of 43 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitusn/an/aCholecystitis AcuteDyspnoeaNauseaNauseaFatigue
Sensation Of Foreign BodyGallbladder Non-functioningSleep Apnoea SyndromePainDepressionDizziness
Gallbladder OperationAnxietyAnxietyCompleted SuicideHeadacheNausea
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedPainAstheniaNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisPainAsthenia
InjuryConvulsionHeadacheAstheniaDyspnoea
FatiguePeritonitisOedema PeripheralFatiguePain
General Physical Health DeteriorationBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedVomitingDizzinessArthralgia
AnhedoniaDeep Vein ThrombosisGait DisturbanceAbdominal PainPain In Extremity
Emotional DistressCellulitisDyspnoeaDyspnoeaHeadache
Balance DisorderNauseaRenal Failure AcuteBlood Glucose IncreasedBack Pain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Latest outcomes in real world:

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Could fenofibrate cause extreme vaginal irritation?
    (Asked by a 72 year old woman who has Itching,burning Of External Vaginal Area., and takes Levothyroxine Sodium, Fenofibrate)
    might possibly be pre-diabetic...Dr checks blood sugar every 6 mo.

  • Hallucinations and skin thas red and hurts
    (Asked by a 46 year old woman who has Hallucinations.skin Thats Red Like A Sun Burn And Mouth Blisters, and takes Hydrochlorothiazide, Sudafed, Levothyroxine Thyroid)
    I am having horrable hallucinations.manic episodes because i slam on the brakes to avoid people or animals that are not there.i feel like im going to razy.high bood pressure, heavy breathing and anxiety.my face and body have spoys that are like a sun burn and blisters in my mouth.emergency room accu ...

  • Is it okay to take co enzyme q 10 with levothyroxine
    (Asked by a 66 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
    Is it okay to take Co Enzyme Q10 with Lovothyroxine. Will it stop my Levothyroxine from working properly. I am also on Simvastaton. Would appreciate any advice on this.

  • Why would i get copd since i never smoked?
    (Asked by a 62 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, PBC, AIH, Asthma, and takes Vitamin D, Calcium Carbonate, Anturol, Morphine Sulfate, Levothyroxine Sodium, Pyridium, Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, Azathioprine, Proair Hfa, Advair Diskus 250/50, Combivent)
    I have several autoimmune disorders, I was shocked to get the COPD diagnosis since I have never smoked but I had second hand smoke first 23 years of my life. My doctor said my Autoimmune Hepatitis and Primary Biliary Cholingitis set me up for COPD.

  • Have you taken levothyroxine and noticed a ringing in your eyes after taking the medication.
    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Tinnitus, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
    Never had ringing before taking Levothyroxine for thyroid problem.If you have experienced the same please respond when and if you had the same.Thanks

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    (Posted by a 61 year old woman who has Breast Swelling, Breast Enlargement, and takes Synthroid)
    I have went from a B-C cup size to a D cup in the past 8-9 months.

  • Double vision on levothyroxine
    (Posted by a 49 year old woman who has Joint Stiffness, Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness, Itching, Allergy To Food, Allergy To Chemicals, Fatigue - Chronic, Confusional State, Hair Loss, Double Vision, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
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    (Posted by a 72 year old woman who has Hashimotos Hypothroidism, and takes Synthroid)
    I went off after 7 years on it when I discovered a link to a higher rate of lung cancer. I switched to Armour and it handled the hypothyroidism way better. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3765368/

  • High blood pressure - find the right medication
    (Posted by a 55 year old woman who has Graves Disease, Essential High Blood Pressure, and takes Lisinopril, Losartan, Amlodipine, Levothyroxine Sodium)
    I was going through the menopause with all the usual drama when I started feeling awful. Doc said that my blood pressure was through the roof and prescribed Lisinopril. This gave me technicolour dreams and a runny nose, so he switched me to Losartan. This made me soooo tired that I didn't want to ...

  • Shortness of breath after taking levothyroxine for 8-10 yrs.
    (Posted by a 38 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
    I have been experiencing shortness of breath lately when taking the levothyroxine. If I stop taking it for a couple of days my shortness of breath is pretty much gone.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Zetia (ezetimibe) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. 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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