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Review: could Synthroid cause Coughing (Cough)?

Summary: Coughing is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 88,994 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,101 have Coughing. Find out below who they are, when they have Coughing and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,849 Synthroid users)

Coughing

Coughing has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 75,486 Coughing patients)

On Mar, 16, 2015: 88,973 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 2,099 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
Coughing22.45%6.12%2.04%34.69%8.16%10.20%16.33%

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%11.12%24.71%58.82%

Severity of Coughing when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Coughing10.00%60.00%20.00%10.00%

How people recovered from Coughing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Coughing0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (336 people, 16.01%)
  2. Hypertension (212 people, 10.10%)
  3. Osteoporosis (181 people, 8.62%)
  4. Asthma (143 people, 6.81%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (112 people, 5.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (401 people, 19.10%)
  2. Lasix (347 people, 16.53%)
  3. Lipitor (286 people, 13.63%)
  4. Prilosec (255 people, 12.15%)
  5. Fosamax (229 people, 10.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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