Review: could Synthroid cause Chapped lips?
We study 88,750 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Chapped lips. Find out below who they are, when they have Chapped lips and more.
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Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,584 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Chapped lips (cracking, fissuring, and peeling of the skin f lip) (latest reports from 7,358 patients) has been reported by people with acne, depression, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 88,741 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 45 people (0.05%) have Chapped Lips. They amount to 0.61% of all the 7,349 people who have Chapped Lips on eHealthMe.
Time on Synthroid when people have Chapped lips * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chapped lips||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Gender of people who have Chapped lips when taking Synthroid * :
|Chapped lips||82.22%||17.78% |
Age of people who have Chapped lips when taking Synthroid * :
|Chapped lips||0.00%||0.00%||10.00%||0.00%||2.50%||25.00%||22.50%||40.00% |
Severity of Chapped lips when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chapped lips||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Chapped lips ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chapped lips||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (17 people, 37.78%)
- Acne (11 people, 24.44%)
- Sinusitis (7 people, 15.56%)
- Eczema (7 people, 15.56%)
- Headache (7 people, 15.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Accutane (11 people, 24.44%)
- Nexium (9 people, 20.00%)
- Topamax (8 people, 17.78%)
- Cipro (7 people, 15.56%)
- Vicodin (7 people, 15.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Female 48 on Jan, 17, 2011:
I take Levothyroxine and I have very painful chapped lips.
What can I take to replace this drug?
bindu on Feb, 20, 2013:
I too use the same and i too have painful chapped lip... i havent found any solutions.. did you find any
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