Synthroid Drug Interactions
Synthroid drug interactions can occur when it is combined with seizure medications, antacids, or antidepressants. These interactions can prevent Synthroid from being absorbed into the body or can alter the amounts of the medications in the blood. As a result, you may be at an increased risk for side effects. To avoid these complications, ask your healthcare provider about any Synthroid drug interactions that may apply to you.
An Overview of Synthroid Drug InteractionsSynthroid® (levothyroxine sodium) can potentially interact with a few other medications. Some of the medicines that may lead to Synthroid drug interactions include:
- Cholestyramine (Prevalite®, Questran®, Questran® Light)
- Colestipol (Colestid®)
- Diabetes medications
- Digoxin (Digitek®, Lanoxin®)
- Estrogens, such as birth control pills, patches, rings, or hormone replacement therapy
- Orlistat (Alli™, Xenical®)
- Raloxifene (Evista®)
- Rifampin (Rifadin®)
- Sucralfate (Carafate®)
- Theophylline (Uniphyl®, Theocron®, TheoCap®, Theo-24®, Elixophyllin®)
- Warfarin (Coumadin®, Jantoven®).