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 Hypothyroidism. We study 1,310 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 45,672 Hypothyroidism patients)


Diarrhea has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness, intestinal obstruction (latest reports from 135,185 Diarrhea patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

1,310 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: 84.47 %
  • male: 15.53 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Diarrhea *:

  • 0-1: 0.35 %
  • 2-9: 0.52 %
  • 10-19: 0.61 %
  • 20-29: 2.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.23 %
  • 40-49: 11.59 %
  • 50-59: 21.25 %
  • 60+: 58.45 %

Severity if Hypothyroidism and experience Diarrhea *:

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

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (1,363 people)
  • Hypertension (434 people)
  • Depression (182 people)
  • Osteoporosis (149 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (123 people)
  • Anxiety (105 people)
  • Pain (98 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (96 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (89 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (89 people)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (607 people)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (494 people)
  • Aspirin (133 people)
  • Fosamax (124 people)
  • Levoxyl (101 people)
  • Omeprazole (96 people)
  • Humira (92 people)
  • Atenolol (90 people)
  • Lisinopril (82 people)
  • Lasix (74 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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