Could Synthroid cause Acne - from FDA reports
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 . We study 129,039 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA. Among them, 257 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 Synthroid 137,508 users)
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 44,665 Acne patients).
On Jan, 19, 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:
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.
** Reports from social media are used.
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