Review: could Synthroid cause Dairy product intolerance?
We study 88,750 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 have Dairy product intolerance. Find out below who they are, when they have Dairy product intolerance and more.
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Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,584 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Dairy product intolerance
Dairy product intolerance (inability to digest lactose) (latest reports from 5,451 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, pain, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 88,741 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 92 people (0.10%) have Dairy Product Intolerance. They amount to 1.69% of all the 5,449 people who have Dairy Product Intolerance on eHealthMe.
Time on Synthroid when people have Dairy product intolerance * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Dairy product intolerance||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33% |
Gender of people who have Dairy product intolerance when taking Synthroid * :
|Dairy product intolerance||82.00%||18.00% |
Age of people who have Dairy product intolerance when taking Synthroid * :
|Dairy product intolerance||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.27%||20.25%||5.06%||39.24%||34.18% |
Severity of Dairy product intolerance when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Dairy product intolerance||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Dairy product intolerance ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Dairy product intolerance||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (16 people, 17.39%)
- Multiple myeloma (10 people, 10.87%)
- Neoplasm malignant (10 people, 10.87%)
- Anxiety disorder (9 people, 9.78%)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (9 people, 9.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (24 people, 26.09%)
- Aredia (24 people, 26.09%)
- Premarin (23 people, 25.00%)
- Fosamax (16 people, 17.39%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (14 people, 15.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 years ago):
During the past two years I have developed, in the following order, extreme fatigue, stomach discomfort (diarrhea, vomiting, bloating, gas, pain), joint pain, and problems with short memory. The stomach discomfort seems to be due to a lactose intolerance and the joint pain to a gluten sensitivity. Those symptoms have largely subsided. The fatigue is still present and conflicts with my ability to secure a job, and I think it's probably associated with the memory issues. It might be due to sleep apnoea but I have not yet completed a sleep study. I have always had low blood pressure.
Helpful on Nov, 24, 2012:
Have you had your thyroid levels checked? Be sure to ask your doctor for the complete thyroid panel. A TSH is helpful but not a complete picture and may miss more subtle indications of an imbalance.
From this study (2 years ago):
i have puffy feet and get tremor and have put on a lot of weight
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