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Review: could Synthroid cause Coughing (Cough)?

We study 88,801 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,099 have Coughing. Find out below who they are, when they have Coughing and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,655 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Coughing

Coughing (latest reports from 488,304 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 88,801 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 2,098 people (2.36%) have Coughing.

Trend of Coughing in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Coughing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Coughing22.92%6.25%2.08%35.42%8.33%8.33%16.67%

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Coughing82.86%17.14%

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Coughing0.16%0.21%0.27%0.86%3.85%11.13%24.67%58.86%

Severity of Coughing when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Coughing11.11%66.67%22.22%0.00%

How people recovered from Coughing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Coughing0.00%20.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (335 people, 15.97%)
  2. Hypertension (212 people, 10.10%)
  3. Osteoporosis (181 people, 8.63%)
  4. Asthma (143 people, 6.82%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (112 people, 5.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (401 people, 19.11%)
  2. Lasix (347 people, 16.54%)
  3. Lipitor (286 people, 13.63%)
  4. Prilosec (255 people, 12.15%)
  5. Fosamax (229 people, 10.92%)

* 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 month ago):

  • 1. Moderate usually dry cough, sometimes mild mucous, for 8-10 years duration, no other symptoms. 2. Mild & now fully controlled hypertension duration of 5-8 years.
    3. Recurrent prostatitis 10-14 years past, but symptom free since then.
    4. Mild hypothyroidism, fully corrected with low-dose thyroxine.
    5. Ex-smoker, began age 16, quit age 26, hasn't smoked for past 44 years.

    No other known medical conditions.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Intermittent cough which is productive at times comes on 2-3 times daily

    Reply

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