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Thyroxine (Definition)

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Is there any interactions between "Schiff Move Free Advanced" and "Levothyroxine Sodium" ? Is it ok to use them simultaneously?

Is there any interactions between "Schiff Move Free Advanced" and "Levothyroxine Sodium" ? 
Is it ok to use  them simultaneously?

Drug interaction: Glucosamine is not one of the agent reported to have any interaction with levothytoxine, but any calcium or iron in it may interfere with the absorption of the thyroid medicine, Take the levothyroxine in the morning in empty stomach and take any other supplements 4 hrs later. ...Read more

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Any interactions taking and Aleve (naproxen) and levothyroxine?

Any interactions taking and Aleve (naproxen) and levothyroxine?

No: Levothyroxine is best taken in the morning on an empty stomach for maximal absorption. Aleve is an over the counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug containing naproxen, which is best taken with food to avoid gastric irritation. Since both are metablize by different pathway, there is no significant interaction. However, to have maximal therapeutic effects, timing of medicines should be done. ...Read more

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Can i take levothyroxine and omeprazole together without interactions?

Maybe but it depends: Neither epocrates.Com nor drugs.Com found any drug-drug interactions. Several new studies suggest that levothyroxine is best when taken on an empty stomach at night. In truth, as long as you're consistent w/your dosing regimen, we can always adjust your dose when monitoring your labs (via tsh). Ask your pharmacist for his/her opinion (they're specialists in drug timing & interactions). ...Read more

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Are there any interactions between 50mcg levothyroxine and 20mg Prozac (fluoxetine)? Can I take Prozac (fluoxetine) 1 hr after thyroid? I just did, is it safe?

Are there any interactions between 50mcg levothyroxine and 20mg Prozac (fluoxetine)? Can I take Prozac (fluoxetine) 1 hr after thyroid? I just did, is it safe?

Prozac (fluoxetine): If your doctor knows that you are taking levothyroxine and still prescribes Prozac (fluoxetine) please follow that advice. Of course if you feel a change in the wrong direction stop taking it and call your doctor. ...Read more

Levothyroxine (Definition)

Of the hormone produced by one's own ...Read more