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Review: could Synthroid cause Chest pain?

Summary: Chest pain 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 88,973 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,480 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,823 Synthroid users)

Chest pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 136,838 Chest pain patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 88,973 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 4,480 people (5.04%) have Chest Pain.

Trend of Chest pain in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Chest pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chest pain24.18%21.43%3.30%11.54%7.69%8.24%23.63%

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

FemaleMale
Chest pain84.04%15.96%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chest pain0.00%0.00%0.58%1.97%7.02%15.34%26.21%48.88%

Severity of Chest pain when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chest pain20.00%53.33%26.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Chest pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chest pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (792 people, 17.68%)
  2. Hypertension (426 people, 9.51%)
  3. Osteoporosis (391 people, 8.73%)
  4. Pain (243 people, 5.42%)
  5. Depression (227 people, 5.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (857 people, 19.13%)
  2. Lasix (621 people, 13.86%)
  3. Vioxx (543 people, 12.12%)
  4. Lipitor (529 people, 11.81%)
  5. Premarin (494 people, 11.03%)

* 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 (2 months ago):

  • All this occurred when I started taking the Lipitor. I'm waiting on a phone call from my doctor.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Kevin Peters Ph.d on Mar, 4, 2013:

    Sammy, I'm a white 45 male; just wanted to agree on that Klonopin remark. When I was 21 I had my second kidney transplant which was a BAD issue all together, at any rate the hospital did not include my medications taken at home after my surgery. I went thru the worst hallucinations and jerking and seizures you could ever possibly imagine. This went on for almost 3 1/2 weeks before we decided to have me taken OUT of the hospital and relocated before they ended up taking my life. Then the whole staff of paychology including the chief of psychiatry cane in my room to see what they could do, Finallu. During one of my few moments of clarity the C.O.F after blaming me if talking "drugs" prior to my transplant listened to my word of telling him the meds I was on before being admitted. After asking when was the last time I had received my Klonopin and me not knowing, he then reviewed the charts, and didn't see me receiving this med once. He stormed out of the room of about 9 docs and came back in with two Klonopin; for the first time in almost 4 weeks and after three surgeries the first 72 hours I was hospitalized, I was sleeping like a baby, for about 49 hours with NO MORE hallucinations, or seizures or jerking! I finally got out of there without a kidney since that kidney was supposed to go to another man named the same as I in a different city! I do take Xanax and probably always will. The half life on Klonopin is much different hence one if its dangers, Nevwr Ever stop this drug cold! I've been on dialysis 25 1/2 years now and suffered from intense skin cancers, but have fought and done all I can do to live a normal as possible life, working full time except when I'm in yet another surgery, over 32 general anesthetic procedures since 1987. I was the youngest boy-man to ever be on the USA soccer team ready to play in the Korea 1988 Olympics. What a change in life.....
    All the Best,
    K. Peters

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    chris on Jun, 4, 2011:

    i have been taking clonzepam and trazedone and my speech is a very hoarse voice, I am wondering if if my speech problem is from these drugs's side effects.

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