Review: could Synthroid cause Chest Pain?


Chest pain is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Lasix, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 102,845 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,888 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 107,543 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, pain, weakness, high blood pressure (latest reports from 154,013 Chest pain patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

102,845 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 4,888 people (4.75%) have Chest Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Chest pain?

Time on Synthroid when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 24.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.62 %
  • 10+ years: 25.0 %

Gender of people who have Chest Pain when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 84.33 %
  • male: 15.67 %

Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.02 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.55 %
  • 20-29: 1.99 %
  • 30-39: 7.08 %
  • 40-49: 15.55 %
  • 50-59: 26.28 %
  • 60+: 48.5 %

Severity if Chest Pain when taking Synthroid **:

  • least: 19.35 %
  • moderate: 51.61 %
  • severe: 29.03 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Chest Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 7.14 %
  • not yet: 92.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (813 people)
  • Hypertension (432 people)
  • Osteoporosis (405 people)
  • Depression (251 people)
  • Pain (248 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (614 people)
  • Aspirin (596 people)
  • Lipitor (496 people)
  • Vioxx (475 people)
  • Premarin (451 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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