What does it mean when it says here that there is a "POSSIBLE" drug interaction when taking Levothyroxine (lowest dose) and Sinemet (25/100 tabs, 1/2 tab 7x a day)? What would be the symptoms of an adverse interaction if there were to be one, especially in a geriatric patient? (I want to be proactive on behalf of my elderly parent.) Thanks!
Levothyroxine and Parkinson's drugs such as Sinemet?
- 20 Jun 2010 by Childof
- 20 June 2010
- sinemet, parkinson's disease, levothyroxine
Added 21 Jun 2010:
It says so right here on this very website:
"Possible food and drug interactions when taking Levothyroxine
"levothyroxine can interact with a wide variety of medications. It's advisable to check with your doctor before taking any other drug, but you should be especially wary of the following:
...[Then begins long list, including the following:]
***Parkinson's drugs such as Sinemet***" [emphasis mine]
Yet when inputting the two for potential interaction, you're right--it says they don't interact. Just find this confusing/contradictory. Do the two interact or not?
It appears that there are no interactions between your selected drugs
What source have you seen a "possible drug interaction"?
If you are unsure check with your doctor.
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