Review: could Synthroid cause Bad breath (Breath odor)?
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 Zoloft, and have Hypothyroidism.
We study 89,006 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 has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,853 Synthroid users)
Bad breath has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 486 Bad breath patients)
On Apr, 16, 2015: 89,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 8 people (0.01%) have Bad Breath.
Time on Synthroid when people have Bad breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bad breath||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bad breath when taking Synthroid * :
|Bad breath||62.50%||37.50% |
Age of people who have Bad breath when taking Synthroid * :
|Bad breath||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||66.67% |
Severity of Bad breath when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bad breath||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bad breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bad breath||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (1 people, 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%)
* 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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