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Review: could Sutent cause Hypothyroidism?

We study 16,282 people who have side effects while taking Sutent from FDA and social media. Among them, 296 have Hypothyroidism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypothyroidism and more.

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Sutent

Sutent (latest outcomes from 16,381 users) has active ingredients of sunitinib malate. It is often used in renal cell carcinoma.

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 130,407 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 1, 2014: 16,282 people reported to have side effects when taking Sutent. Among them, 296 people (1.82%) have Hypothyroidism. They amount to 0.23% of all the 129,627 people who have Hypothyroidism on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hypothyroidism in Sutent reports

Time on Sutent when people have Hypothyroidism * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hypothyroidism43.33%25.00%15.00%15.00%0.83%0.83%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Sutent * :

FemaleMale
Hypothyroidism41.53%58.47%

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Sutent * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypothyroidism0.00%0.43%0.85%0.00%2.13%3.40%31.06%62.13%

Severity of Hypothyroidism when taking Sutent ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hypothyroidism ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Renal cell carcinoma (89 people, 30.07%)
  2. Metastatic renal cell carcinoma (74 people, 25.00%)
  3. Renal cancer (40 people, 13.51%)
  4. Depression (37 people, 12.50%)
  5. Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (35 people, 11.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (44 people, 14.86%)
  2. Omeprazole (42 people, 14.19%)
  3. Acetaminophen (41 people, 13.85%)
  4. Aspirin (40 people, 13.51%)
  5. Synthroid (37 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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