Review: could Hypothyroidism cause Halitosis?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 1, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 32,417 people who have Hypothyroidism. Among them, 2 experience Halitosis (Breath odor). See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Hypothyroidism (latest reports from 126,065 patients) is typically treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothroid, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Armour Thyroid.
Halitosis (offensive breath) (latest reports from 1,166 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 32,376 people who have hypothyroidism are studied. Among them, 2 (0.01%) have Halitosis.
Gender of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Halitosis * :
Age of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Halitosis * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (2 people, 100.00%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Hydrochlorothiazide (1 people, 50.00%)
- Levoxyl (1 people, 50.00%)
- Gleevec (1 people, 50.00%)
- Synthroid (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I started 18 units of levimir in january and my levothyroxine was raised from 112 mg to 125 at the same time. Levimir was raised from 15 to 34 units on feb 4 and since then to 38 units. I started novolog flex pen on feb. 4th. and my levothyroxine was elevated to alternating doses of 125 and 137. Since then I have been to the ER where they did ck test that was 726. The normal reference range is 30-200. My ckmb was4.9 with the normal reference range being 0.1-4.0. I had numbness on my left ear which has not gone away, it was coming and going, but is now more constant. Headaches, dizziness, difficulty breathing, loss of sleep, 3-4 hours a night max, can't catch my breath sitting or laying down, am better off when I'm on my feet,dizziness, fatigue, feels like a pressure or dizziness in both eyes. Have been in contact with endocrinologist and PCP. I stopped Testosterone injections, had my levothyroxine reduced to 112, quit taking novolog and got back on glimeperide, and stopped atorvastatin. Symptoms are not going away. It's been going on since the increases in medicine on feb 4. I had been getting test of ck and ckmb before and they were not high until the change in these medicines. I've been back to my PCP twice and shes trying to tell me it isn't the meds but I know it is. My blood pressure was high this week and that is never the case with me. I have had MRI on the chest and head, a brain scan MRI and carotid artery ultra sound that showed nothing out of the norm. I feel that these medicines are killing me. I can't go on like this much longer. My PCP does not seem to agree. Please advise!
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