Review: could Synthroid cause Dairy product intolerance?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 85,665 people who take Synthroid. Among them, 92 have Dairy product intolerance. See who they are, when they have Dairy product intolerance and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,377 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism, thyroid diseases. Commonly reported side effects of Synthroid include nausea aggravated, nausea, fatigue, weakness, fatigue aggravated.
Dairy product intolerance
Dairy product intolerance (inability to digest lactose) (latest reports from 5,173 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, pain, high blood pressure, depression.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 85,665 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 92 people (0.11%) have Dairy Product Intolerance.
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%)
- Neoplasm malignant (10 people, 10.87%)
- Multiple myeloma (10 people, 10.87%)
- Anxiety disorder (9 people, 9.78%)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (9 people, 9.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aredia (24 people, 26.09%)
- Zometa (24 people, 26.09%)
- Premarin (23 people, 25.00%)
- Fosamax (16 people, 17.39%)
- Reglan (14 people, 15.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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.
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