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 1,768 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 57,626 Hypothyroidism patients)


Diarrhea has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, fever, drug ineffective, abdominal pain (latest reports from 175,062 Diarrhea patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

1,768 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: 84.08 %
  • male: 15.92 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Diarrhea *:

  • 0-1: 0.34 %
  • 2-9: 0.68 %
  • 10-19: 0.88 %
  • 20-29: 1.83 %
  • 30-39: 4.75 %
  • 40-49: 12.89 %
  • 50-59: 22.12 %
  • 60+: 56.51 %

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 (1,821 people)
  • Hypertension (577 people)
  • Depression (246 people)
  • Osteoporosis (181 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (168 people)
  • Anxiety (161 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (153 people)
  • Pain (152 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (138 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (125 people)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (794 people)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (526 people)
  • Levothyroxine (169 people)
  • Aspirin (169 people)
  • Humira (164 people)
  • Fosamax (148 people)
  • Omeprazole (124 people)
  • Levoxyl (122 people)
  • Lisinopril (113 people)
  • Atenolol (112 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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