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What could cause Hot Flashes for a 52-year old woman who takes Synthroid, Zegerid, Lorazepam?





Summary: 2 female patients aged 52 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 52 year old female patient who has Hypothyroidism, Reflux esophagitis, Esophagitis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 93,746 users)

Zegerid has active ingredients of omeprazole; sodium bicarbonate. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Zegerid 1,135 users)

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Lorazepam 47,090 users)

What are the conditions

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Armour Thyroid. (latest reports from Hypothyroidism 49,328 patients)

Reflux esophagitis (an oesophageal mucosal injury that occurs of gastric contents into the oesophagus) can be treated by Omeprazole, Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, Protonix, Prilosec Otc. (latest reports from Reflux Esophagitis 18,826 patients)

Esophagitis (inflammation of the oesophagus) can be treated by Nexium, Omeprazole, Protonix. (latest reports from Esophagitis 66 patients)

What is the symptom

Hot flashes (sudden feelings of heat) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, breast cancer, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Hot flashes 17,904 patients)

On Nov, 24, 2014: 2 females aged 47 (±5) who take Synthroid, Zegerid, Lorazepam are studied

Synthroid, Zegerid, Lorazepam outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 47

Gender: female

Conditions: Hypothyroidism, Reflux esophagitis, Esophagitis

Drugs taking:
- Synthroid - 0.1MG (levothyroxine sodium): used for 6 - 12 months
- Zegerid - 40MG;1.1GM (omeprazole; sodium bicarbonate): used for 1 - 6 months
- Lorazepam - 1MG (lorazepam): used for < 1 month

Drug interactions have: moderate hot flashes

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Hot Flashes (sudden feelings of heat)2 (100.00% of females aged 47 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Hot Flashes in Hypothyroidism49 (0.97% of females aged 47 (±5) who have Hypothyroidism)
Hot Flashes in Reflux Esophagitis9 (0.53% of females aged 47 (±5) who have Reflux esophagitis)
Hot Flashes in Esophagitis1 (9.09% of females aged 47 (±5) who have Esophagitis)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Hot Flashes in Synthroid125 (1.08% of females aged 47 (±5) who take Synthroid)
Hot Flashes in Zegerid1 (0.77% of females aged 47 (±5) who take Zegerid)
Hot Flashes in Lorazepam44 (0.91% of females aged 47 (±5) who take Lorazepam)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Synthroid is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a
Zegerid is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a
Lorazepam is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Hot Flashes (sudden feelings of heat)Hot Flashes (sudden feelings of heat)Hot Flashes (sudden feelings of heat)n/an/an/an/aHeat Exhaustion (dizziness and nausea and weakness caused by depletion of body fluids and electrolytes)
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- support group for people who have Hot Flashes and Reflux esophagitis
- support group for people who have Hot Flashes and Esophagitis
- support group for people who have Esophagitis
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- support group for people who have Reflux Esophagitis
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