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Dr. David Sneid
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I have TSH 9.6 & dr advise 25mg daily thyroxine. I also take esomeprazole 40mg for acid reflux. Will it effect thyroxine intake?

I have TSH 9.6 & dr advise 25mg daily thyroxine. I also take esomeprazole 40mg for acid reflux. Will it effect thyroxine intake?

No: For best results, take the thyroid med on an empty stomach 30-60 min away from other meds and food. It's best to be consistent. ...Read more

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Ate there any interactions between synthroid, hydromet and levaquin (levofloxacin)?

Ate there any interactions between synthroid, hydromet and levaquin (levofloxacin)?

No: But i would recommend synthroid (thyroxine) to be taken always on its own without food either early in morning or bedtime for maximal absorption. ...Read more

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Dr. told me to take Nexium, (esomeprazole) but it interacts badly with my Valium. I haven't found any interaction with Prevacid. Ok to take with Valium?

Dr. told me to take Nexium, (esomeprazole) but it interacts badly with my Valium. I haven't found any interaction with Prevacid. Ok to take with Valium?

Probably: there are drug interactions between almost everything. i can tell you many people take a proton pump inhibitor and a benzodiazepine without any problem, especially if both are taken on as needed basis. I assume you are already avoiding foods that provoke acid reflux, and working on weight loss if overweight. That will cut down need for drugs like nexium, (esomeprazole) unless you have other reasons for taking it ...Read more

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Can Amltriptyline 10 mg be taken at the same time when I am already on Nexium (esomeprazole) and Renetedine? I mean is there any interaction concern?

Amitrityline+nexium:: Nexium (esomeprazole) oral will increase the level or effect of amitriptyline oral by altering drug metabolism. Monitor for increase in side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, weight gain, or trouble urinating. Consult prescriber if problems occur. Best regards. ...Read more

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When on Synthroid (thyroxine) and Adderall what is a safe time between taking them to avoid any interaction?

When on Synthroid (thyroxine) and Adderall what is a safe time between taking them to avoid any interaction?

In a perfect world: You would take your synthroid (thyroxine) an hour or two prior to your adderall. Remember, you should avoid taking your synthroid (thyroxine) with diary and/or mineral supplements too. Overall though, there really isn't any significant interaction between the two medications. ...Read more

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Synthroid (thyroxine) and estrogen interaction; does this cause weight gain?

No: Being on estrogen may cause you to need more synthroid, (thyroxine) but if your thyroid level is normal, it makes no difference whether you are on estrogen or not. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Mathews
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Synthroid (Definition)

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