Could Sutent cause Hypothyroidism - from FDA reports
Hypothyroidism is found among people who take Sutent, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Renal cell carcinoma . We study 28,330 people who have side effects while taking Sutent from FDA. Among them, 478 have Hypothyroidism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypothyroidism and more.
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Sutent has active ingredients of sunitinib malate. It is often used in renal cell carcinoma. (latest outcomes from Sutent 28,481 users)
Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, hypothyroidism, osteopenia, depression (latest reports from 77,198 Hypothyroidism patients).
On Nov, 26, 2016
28,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Sutent.
Among them, 478 people (1.69%) have Hypothyroidism
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Sutent when people have Hypothyroidism *:
- < 1 month: 33.76 %
- 1 - 6 months: 30.57 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.92 %
- 1 - 2 years: 15.92 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.18 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.64 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Sutent *:
- female: 43.52 %
- male: 56.48 %
Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Sutent *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.29 %
- 10-19: 1.44 %
- 20-29: 0.86 %
- 30-39: 4.32 %
- 40-49: 4.61 %
- 50-59: 24.5 %
- 60+: 63.98 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (55 people, 11.51%)
- Lisinopril (40 people, 8.37%)
- Synthroid (39 people, 8.16%)
- Aspirin (39 people, 8.16%)
- Allopurinol (36 people, 7.53%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Sutent, learn more )
Potential co-existing conditions
- Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (106 people, 22.18%)
- Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (46 people, 9.62%)
- High Blood Pressure (43 people, 9.00%)
- Renal Cancer Metastatic (34 people, 7.11%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Fatigue (125 people, 26.15%)
- High Blood Pressure (109 people, 22.80%)
- Weakness (98 people, 20.50%)
- Diarrhea (94 people, 19.67%)
- Nausea (81 people, 16.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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