Synthroid and Coughing - from FDA reports
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 137,091 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 04, 2017
137,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 3,461 people (2.52%) have Coughing
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Synthroid when people have Coughing *:
- < 1 month: 9.52 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.05 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 35.71 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.76 %
- 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
- 10+ years: 14.29 %
Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Synthroid *:
- female: 83.86 %
- male: 16.14 %
Age of people who have Coughing when taking Synthroid *:
- 0-1: 0.28 %
- 2-9: 0.14 %
- 10-19: 0.39 %
- 20-29: 1.31 %
- 30-39: 4.02 %
- 40-49: 10.34 %
- 50-59: 22.9 %
- 60+: 60.62 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypothyroidism (590 people, 17.05%)
- High Blood Pressure (344 people, 9.94%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (342 people, 9.88%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (295 people, 8.52%)
- Asthma (273 people, 7.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (450 people, 13.00%)
- Lipitor (396 people, 11.44%)
- Aspirin (348 people, 10.05%)
- Prilosec (316 people, 9.13%)
- Nexium (280 people, 8.09%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (890 people, 25.72%)
- Fatigue (773 people, 22.33%)
- Chest Pain (646 people, 18.67%)
- Nausea (613 people, 17.71%)
- Weakness (566 people, 16.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Coughing when taking Synthroid?
Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 145,981 users)
Coughing has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 143,521 Coughing patients).
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