Would you have Diarrhea when you have Hypothyroidism?


Diarrhea is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Synthroid and have Hypertension. We study 2,599 people who have Diarrhea and Hypothyroidism from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine thyroid, Levothroid (latest reports from 77,089 Hypothyroidism patients)


Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,431 Diarrhea patients).

On Oct, 19, 2016

2,599 people who have Hypothyroidism and Diarrhea are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Diarrhea when you have Hypothyroidism?

Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Diarrhea *:

  • female: 84.23 %
  • male: 15.77 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Diarrhea *:

  • 0-1: 0.37 %
  • 2-9: 0.56 %
  • 10-19: 0.84 %
  • 20-29: 2.15 %
  • 30-39: 4.26 %
  • 40-49: 11.85 %
  • 50-59: 22.11 %
  • 60+: 57.85 %

Severity of Diarrhea *:

  • least: 3.85 %
  • moderate: 58.97 %
  • severe: 28.21 %
  • most severe: 8.97 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Hypertension (824 people, 31.70%)
  • Depression (357 people, 13.74%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (265 people, 10.20%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (255 people, 9.81%)
  • Anxiety (239 people, 9.20%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (1,073 people, 41.29%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (511 people, 19.66%)
  • Levothyroxine (301 people, 11.58%)
  • Humira (293 people, 11.27%)
  • Fosamax (154 people, 5.93%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Nausea (626 people, 24.09%)
  • Vomiting (501 people, 19.28%)
  • Fatigue (354 people, 13.62%)
  • Weight Decreased (339 people, 13.04%)
  • Abdominal Pain (325 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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