Synthroid and Dry throat - from FDA reports


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 Spiriva, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 129,039 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA. Among them, 186 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 137,587 users)

Dry Throat

Dry throat has been reported by people with high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma (latest reports from 5,129 Dry throat patients).

On Feb, 08, 2017

129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 186 people (0.14%) have Dry Throat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Dry throat?

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: 88.52 %
  • male: 11.48 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.63 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.63 %
  • 30-39: 5.03 %
  • 40-49: 6.29 %
  • 50-59: 22.64 %
  • 60+: 64.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (32 people, 17.20%)
  • High Blood Pressure (23 people, 12.37%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (23 people, 12.37%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (22 people, 11.83%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (15 people, 8.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Spiriva (20 people, 10.75%)
  • Nexium (19 people, 10.22%)
  • Vitamin D (18 people, 9.68%)
  • Lipitor (18 people, 9.68%)
  • Prilosec (16 people, 8.60%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dry Mouth (48 people, 25.81%)
  • Fatigue (30 people, 16.13%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (30 people, 16.13%)
  • Dizziness (27 people, 14.52%)
  • Drug Ineffective (25 people, 13.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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