Review: could Synthroid cause Acne?
Summary: Acne is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Zoloft, and have Hypothyroidism.
We study 89,006 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 154 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.
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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,858 Synthroid users)
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 33,155 Acne patients)
On Apr, 13, 2015: 88,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 154 people (0.17%) have Acne.
Time on Synthroid when people have Acne * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Acne when taking Synthroid * :
Age of people who have Acne when taking Synthroid * :
Severity of Acne when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Acne ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (36 people, 23.38%)
- Thyroid disorder (13 people, 8.44%)
- Thyroid cancer (12 people, 7.79%)
- Anxiety (11 people, 7.14%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (10 people, 6.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (15 people, 9.74%)
- Cyproheptadine hcl (13 people, 8.44%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (13 people, 8.44%)
- Aspirin (9 people, 5.84%)
- Premarin (9 people, 5.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Clonidine, Levothyroxine Sodium, Simvastatin, Losartan Potassium, Metoprolol Succinate, Furosemide, Prednisone, Neoral for a 71-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Thyroxine Decreased, High Blood Cholesterol, Duretic, Anti Rejection, Suppress Immune System.
- A study of drug interactions between Synthroid, Topamax, Lithium Carbonate for a 36-year old man with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Bipolar Ii Disorder.
- A study of drug interactions between Levothyroxine Sodium, Boniva for a 54-year old woman with Low Thyroid, Osteopenia. The patient has Dizzy, Chest Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Multivitamin, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Losartan, Metoprolol Succinate, Synthroid, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 72-year old woman with Supplement, Sjogren's Syndrome, Hypertension, Cardiac Flutter, Hypothyroidism, Ldl/hdl Ratio Increased. The patient has Laboratory Test Abnormal
- A study of drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate, Synthroid, Zoloft for a 58-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Hypothyroidism, Chronic Depression. The patient has Depressed Mood
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