Synthroid and Coughing - from FDA reports


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 Lasix, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Coughing with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 129,039 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 27, 2017

129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 3,257 people (2.52%) have Coughing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Coughing?

Time on Synthroid when people have Coughing *:

  • < 1 month: 16.28 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.28 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 34.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.98 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.63 %
  • 10+ years: 13.95 %

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 83.59 %
  • male: 16.41 %

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.3 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 0.41 %
  • 20-29: 1.34 %
  • 30-39: 3.99 %
  • 40-49: 10.32 %
  • 50-59: 23.06 %
  • 60+: 60.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (560 people, 17.19%)
  • High Blood Pressure (331 people, 10.16%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (306 people, 9.40%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (279 people, 8.57%)
  • Asthma (250 people, 7.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (430 people, 13.20%)
  • Lipitor (375 people, 11.51%)
  • Aspirin (348 people, 10.68%)
  • Prilosec (311 people, 9.55%)
  • Fosamax (275 people, 8.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (848 people, 26.04%)
  • Fatigue (719 people, 22.08%)
  • Chest Pain (623 people, 19.13%)
  • Nausea (578 people, 17.75%)
  • Weakness (532 people, 16.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Coughing when taking Synthroid?

Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 137,652 users)

Coughing

Coughing has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,748 Coughing patients).

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