Review: could Synthroid cause Dry Throat?


Summary

Dry throat is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lipitor, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 102,844 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 134 have Dry throat. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry throat and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 104,321 users)

Dry Throat

Dry throat has been reported by people with itching, hoarseness or changing voice, balanitis, abdominal pain (latest reports from 3,359 Dry throat patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

102,844 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 134 people (0.13%) have Dry Throat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Dry throat?

Time on Synthroid when people have Dry Throat *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 50 %

Gender of people who have Dry Throat when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 90.08 %
  • male: 9.92 %

Age of people who have Dry Throat when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.54 %
  • 40-49: 7.08 %
  • 50-59: 23.89 %
  • 60+: 65.49 %

Severity if Dry Throat when taking Synthroid **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Dry Throat **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (31 people)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (18 people)
  • Hypertension (15 people)
  • Depression (14 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (12 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (16 people)
  • Spiriva (15 people)
  • Prilosec (14 people)
  • Nexium (14 people)
  • Atenolol (12 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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