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Review: could Synthroid cause Chapped lips?

Summary: Chapped lips could be caused by Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Accutane, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 88,617 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

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,438 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Chapped lips

Chapped lips (cracking, fissuring, and peeling of the skin f lip) (latest reports from 7,216 patients) has been reported by people with acne, depression, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 88,621 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 45 people (0.05%) have Chapped Lips. They amount to 0.63% of all the 7,172 people who have Chapped Lips on eHealthMe.

Trend of Chapped lips in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Chapped lips * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chapped lips0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

Gender of people who have Chapped lips when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Chapped lips82.22%17.78%

Age of people who have Chapped lips when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chapped lips0.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%2.50%25.00%22.50%40.00%

Severity of Chapped lips when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chapped lips33.33%0.00%33.33%33.33%

How people recovered from Chapped lips ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chapped lips0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (17 people, 37.78%)
  2. Acne (11 people, 24.44%)
  3. Sinusitis (7 people, 15.56%)
  4. Eczema (7 people, 15.56%)
  5. Headache (7 people, 15.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Accutane (11 people, 24.44%)
  2. Nexium (9 people, 20.00%)
  3. Topamax (8 people, 17.78%)
  4. Cipro (7 people, 15.56%)
  5. Vicodin (7 people, 15.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Female 48 on Jan, 17, 2011:

    I take Levothyroxine and I have very painful chapped lips.
    What can I take to replace this drug?

    Reply

    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

    Reply

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