Synthroid and Burning sensation - from FDA reports


Summary

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 129,039 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA. Among them, 980 have Burning sensation. Find out below who they are, when they have Burning sensation and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in False. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 137,558 users)

Burning Sensation

Burning sensation has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 34,759 Burning sensation patients).

On Feb, 06, 2017

129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 980 people (0.76%) have Burning Sensation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Burning sensation?

Time on Synthroid when people have Burning Sensation *:

  • < 1 month: 60 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 4 %

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

  • female: 89.19 %
  • male: 10.81 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.24 %
  • 20-29: 1.34 %
  • 30-39: 5.74 %
  • 40-49: 14.41 %
  • 50-59: 25.03 %
  • 60+: 53.24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (124 people, 12.65%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (107 people, 10.92%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (92 people, 9.39%)
  • High Blood Pressure (71 people, 7.24%)
  • Depression (70 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (93 people, 9.49%)
  • Neurontin (75 people, 7.65%)
  • Lipitor (72 people, 7.35%)
  • Lyrica (71 people, 7.24%)
  • Lasix (69 people, 7.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (220 people, 22.45%)
  • Pain (175 people, 17.86%)
  • Pain In Extremity (163 people, 16.63%)
  • Weakness (160 people, 16.33%)
  • Nausea (158 people, 16.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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