Review: could Synthroid cause Blood Pressure Fluctuation?


Summary

Blood pressure fluctuation 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 Lipitor, and have Hypertension . We study 128,803 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 235 have Blood pressure fluctuation. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure fluctuation 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)

Blood Pressure Fluctuation

Blood pressure fluctuation has been reported by people with application site pruritus, constipation, application site erythema, drowsiness, blood urine present (latest reports from 8,649 Blood pressure fluctuation patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

128,803 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 235 people (0.18%) have Blood Pressure Fluctuation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Blood pressure fluctuation?

Time on Synthroid when people have Blood Pressure Fluctuation *:

  • < 1 month: 44.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Blood Pressure Fluctuation when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 84.72 %
  • male: 15.28 %

Age of people who have Blood Pressure Fluctuation when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.56 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.78 %
  • 40-49: 9.44 %
  • 50-59: 13.33 %
  • 60+: 73.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (57 people, 24.26%)
  • Hypothyroidism (36 people, 15.32%)
  • Thyroid Disorder (31 people, 13.19%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (19 people, 8.09%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (18 people, 7.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (27 people, 11.49%)
  • Cymbalta (23 people, 9.79%)
  • Lisinopril (22 people, 9.36%)
  • Aspirin (22 people, 9.36%)
  • Diovan (19 people, 8.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (42 people, 17.87%)
  • Nausea (40 people, 17.02%)
  • Headache (40 people, 17.02%)
  • Hypertension (37 people, 15.74%)
  • Fatigue (36 people, 15.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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