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synthroid, Grape Seed Extract for a 56-year old woman





Summary: 1 female patient aged 56 (±5) who takes the same drugs is studied.

This is a personalized study for a 56 year old female patient who has Low Thyroid. 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)

Grape seed extract has active ingredients of grape. It is often used in medical diet. (latest outcomes from Grape seed extract 82 users)

What are the conditions

Low thyroid (abnormally low thyroid hormone production) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Armour Thyroid. (latest reports from Low Thyroid 43,270 patients)

On Nov, 22, 2014: 1 female aged 51 (±5) who take synthroid, Grape Seed Extract is studied

synthroid, Grape Seed Extract outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 51

Gender: female

Conditions: Low Thyroid

Drugs taking:
- synthroid (levothyroxine sodium): used for 2 - 5 years

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Grape Seed ExtractThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aTelangiectasia (small dilated blood vessels near the surface of the skin)
Red Blood Cell Sedimentation Rate Increased
Gangrene (body tissue dies)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Peripheral Ischaemia (impaired circulation to an extremity)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- support group for people who have Low Thyroid
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    Diagnosed w/ Hashimoto's thyroiditis after 1/2 thyroid removed Nov 2011; my antibodies are unbelievably high. I declined in thinking, memory, anxiety-unable to think/track, losing most,getting lost driving, sleep very dysfunctional, too emotional, crying easily & often (unusual for me). I feared losing ability to live independently. My maintenance Rx (Silenor, Lyrica) seemed to drug me. I tried to explain to drs. that I needed thyroid replacement hormones that I never had these problems before.
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