Review: Zetia and Synthroid
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zetia and Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on 3,398 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 4, 2014: 3,398 people who reported to have interactions when taking Zetia, Synthroid are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Zetia (ezetimibe)
- Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Zetia, Synthroid:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||817|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||688|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||649|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||648|
|Headache (pain in head)||414|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Zetia, Synthroid:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Myalgia (muscle pain)||33|
|Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)||31|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||27|
|Pain In Extremity||22|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||20|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||18|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||16|
|Skin Induration (an abnormally hard spot or area on the skin)||14|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased
- Diabetes mellitus
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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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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- Synthroid is used in:
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