Synthroid and Acne - from FDA reports


Summary

Acne is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humira, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Acne with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 129,039 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 23, 2017

129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 257 people (0.2%) have Acne


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Acne?

Time on Synthroid when people have Acne *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 84.25 %
  • male: 15.75 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 1.07 %
  • 2-9: 2.14 %
  • 10-19: 0.53 %
  • 20-29: 4.81 %
  • 30-39: 16.04 %
  • 40-49: 18.72 %
  • 50-59: 16.04 %
  • 60+: 40.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (52 people, 20.23%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (23 people, 8.95%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (22 people, 8.56%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (21 people, 8.17%)
  • Depression (16 people, 6.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (18 people, 7.00%)
  • Methotrexate (17 people, 6.61%)
  • Cymbalta (17 people, 6.61%)
  • Lipitor (14 people, 5.45%)
  • Calcium (13 people, 5.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (64 people, 24.90%)
  • Diarrhea (46 people, 17.90%)
  • Fatigue (40 people, 15.56%)
  • Itching (37 people, 14.40%)
  • Nausea (36 people, 14.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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