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Review: taking Zetia and Synthroid together

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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zetia and Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,469 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

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On Mar, 8, 2015: 3,469 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)
47.06%
(8 of 17 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)
82.61%
(19 of 23 people)
n/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Zetia is effective40.00%
(18 of 45 people)
42.86%
(9 of 21 people)
Synthroid is effective70.00%
(35 of 50 people)
52.38%
(11 of 21 people)

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)
18.33%
(11 of 60 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)
31.25%
(20 of 64 people)
46.51%
(20 of 43 people)

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 SensationHaemorrhoidsDepressionDyspnoea
Pain In ExtremityHepatic FailureThrombocytopeniaHepatomegalyMusculoskeletal StiffnessRenal DisorderSwollen TonguePain
PruritusAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedRhabdomyolysisAnxietyGait DisturbanceOsteopeniaMemory LossHeadache
ArthralgiaBack PainJaundice CholestaticMyalgiaNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisHypersomniaSeizureArthralgia
Chest PainDiarrhoeaAbdominal DistensionHypersensitivityPeau D'orangeNasal Turbinate HypertrophyAngioedemaDepression
Pulmonary EmbolismAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedAbdominal Pain UpperHeadacheOedema PeripheralHypothermiaIncreased Tendency To BruiseBack Pain

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

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 IncreasedVomitingDyspnoeaArthralgia
AnhedoniaDeep Vein ThrombosisGait DisturbanceAbdominal PainPain In Extremity
Emotional DistressCellulitisDyspnoeaDizzinessHeadache
Balance DisorderNauseaRenal Failure AcuteBlood Glucose IncreasedBack Pain

* 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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