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Review: could Hypothyroidism cause Diarrhea?

We study 33,040 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,350 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 129,276 patients) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Cytomel.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,105,125 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 33,018 people who have hypothyroidism are studied. Among them, 1,350 (4.09%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in hypothyroidism reports

Gender of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Diarrhea * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea85.62%14.38%

Age of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Diarrhea * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea1.29%0.56%0.72%2.09%5.31%11.76%20.53%57.81%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea3.23%58.06%30.65%8.06%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (435 people, 32.22%)
  2. Depression (181 people, 13.41%)
  3. Osteoporosis (155 people, 11.48%)
  4. Anxiety (131 people, 9.70%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (129 people, 9.56%)
  6. Pain (109 people, 8.07%)
  7. Diabetes mellitus (104 people, 7.70%)
  8. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (100 people, 7.41%)
  9. Atrial fibrillation (98 people, 7.26%)
  10. Prophylaxis (91 people, 6.74%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Synthroid (634 people, 46.96%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (503 people, 37.26%)
  3. Aspirin (136 people, 10.07%)
  4. Fosamax (125 people, 9.26%)
  5. Levoxyl (116 people, 8.59%)
  6. Humira (94 people, 6.96%)
  7. Lisinopril (87 people, 6.44%)
  8. Atenolol (84 people, 6.22%)
  9. Omeprazole (79 people, 5.85%)
  10. Pradaxa (77 people, 5.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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