Synthroid and Dry throat - from FDA reports
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 Nexium, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Dry throat 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 Apr, 19, 2017
137,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 194 people (0.14%) have Dry Throat
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Synthroid when people have Dry Throat *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 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: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Dry Throat when taking Synthroid *:
- female: 88.95 %
- male: 11.05 %
Age of people who have Dry Throat when taking Synthroid *:
- 0-1: 0.61 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.61 %
- 30-39: 5.49 %
- 40-49: 6.71 %
- 50-59: 21.95 %
- 60+: 64.63 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypothyroidism (33 people, 17.01%)
- High Blood Pressure (24 people, 12.37%)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (24 people, 12.37%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (22 people, 11.34%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (16 people, 8.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Spiriva (20 people, 10.31%)
- Nexium (20 people, 10.31%)
- Vitamin D (19 people, 9.79%)
- Lipitor (19 people, 9.79%)
- Prilosec (16 people, 8.25%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dry Mouth (49 people, 25.26%)
- Fatigue (32 people, 16.49%)
- Breathing Difficulty (31 people, 15.98%)
- Cough (28 people, 14.43%)
- Dizziness (27 people, 13.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Dry throat when taking Synthroid?
Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 145,886 users)
Dry throat has been reported by people with high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 5,469 Dry throat patients).
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