Review: could Synthroid cause Bad Breath?


Summary

Bad breath is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Calcium Tablets, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 128,803 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Bad breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Bad breath and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 133,827 users)

Bad Breath

Bad breath has been reported by people with breath odor (latest reports from 424 Bad breath patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

128,803 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 8 people (0.01%) have Bad Breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Bad breath?

Time on Synthroid when people have Bad Breath *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bad Breath when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 62.5 %
  • male: 37.5 %

Age of people who have Bad Breath when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 33.33 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Severity if Bad Breath when taking Synthroid **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Bad Breath **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (1 person, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Multi-Vitamin (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Calcium Tablets (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Lithium (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Niaspan (2 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Skin Odour Abnormal (5 people, 62.50%)
  • Weight Increased (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Hot Flushes Nos (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Dry Eye Nec (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Dermatitis Nos (4 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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