Sutent and Hypothyroidism - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Hypothyroidism with Sutent. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 30,134 people who have side effects when taking Sutent from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2017

30,134 people reported to have side effects when taking Sutent.
Among them, 503 people (1.67%) have Hypothyroidism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sutent cause Hypothyroidism?

Time on Sutent when people have Hypothyroidism *:

  • < 1 month: 33.53 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.65 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.24 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.59 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Sutent *:

  • female: 44.05 %
  • male: 55.95 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Sutent *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.27 %
  • 10-19: 1.36 %
  • 20-29: 0.81 %
  • 30-39: 4.34 %
  • 40-49: 4.34 %
  • 50-59: 23.58 %
  • 60+: 65.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Renal Cell Carcinoma (166 people, 33.00%)
  • Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (111 people, 22.07%)
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (48 people, 9.54%)
  • High Blood Pressure (45 people, 8.95%)
  • Renal Cancer Metastatic (38 people, 7.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (55 people, 10.93%)
  • Lisinopril (40 people, 7.95%)
  • Synthroid (39 people, 7.75%)
  • Aspirin (39 people, 7.75%)
  • Lipitor (37 people, 7.36%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (134 people, 26.64%)
  • High Blood Pressure (119 people, 23.66%)
  • Diarrhea (104 people, 20.68%)
  • Weakness (100 people, 19.88%)
  • Nausea (90 people, 17.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Sutent

Sutent has active ingredients of sunitinib malate. It is often used in renal cell carcinoma. (latest outcomes from Sutent 30,314 users)

Hypothyroidism

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 82,830 Hypothyroidism patients).

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