Review: could Synthroid cause Burning Sensation?


Burning sensation 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 Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 102,844 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 713 have Burning sensation. Find out below who they are, when they have Burning sensation and more.

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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 104,321 users)

Burning Sensation

Burning sensation has been reported by people with pain, feeling abnormal, oedema peripheral, drowsiness, fatigue (latest reports from 21,906 Burning sensation patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

102,844 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 713 people (0.69%) have Burning Sensation

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Burning sensation?

Time on Synthroid when people have Burning Sensation *:

  • < 1 month: 48 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Burning Sensation when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 88.81 %
  • male: 11.19 %

Age of people who have Burning Sensation when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.34 %
  • 20-29: 1.01 %
  • 30-39: 6.06 %
  • 40-49: 13.3 %
  • 50-59: 25.59 %
  • 60+: 53.7 %

Severity if Burning Sensation when taking Synthroid **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Burning Sensation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (82 people)
  • Thyroid Disorder (56 people)
  • Depression (51 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (48 people)
  • Hypertension (47 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (93 people)
  • Neurontin (62 people)
  • Lipitor (60 people)
  • Lasix (59 people)
  • Xanax (53 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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