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Review: could Synthroid cause Enlarged prostate?

Summary: Enlarged prostate could be caused by Synthroid, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Lipitor, and have Hypertension.

We study 88,631 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 84 have Enlarged prostate. Find out below who they are, when they have Enlarged prostate and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,438 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Enlarged prostate

Enlarged prostate (latest reports from 41,618 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, arthritis, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 88,621 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 84 people (0.09%) have Enlarged Prostate. They amount to 0.20% of all the 41,513 people who have Enlarged Prostate on eHealthMe.

Trend of Enlarged prostate in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Enlarged prostate * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Enlarged prostate0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Gender of people who have Enlarged prostate when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Enlarged prostate2.44%97.56%

Age of people who have Enlarged prostate when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Enlarged prostate0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.29%11.43%84.29%

Severity of Enlarged prostate when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Enlarged prostate0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Enlarged prostate ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Enlarged prostate0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (14 people, 16.67%)
  2. Arthralgia (13 people, 15.48%)
  3. Blood cholesterol (11 people, 13.10%)
  4. Seasonal allergy (11 people, 13.10%)
  5. Fluid retention (11 people, 13.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (33 people, 39.29%)
  2. Lasix (29 people, 34.52%)
  3. Aspirin (25 people, 29.76%)
  4. Vioxx (19 people, 22.62%)
  5. Vitamin e (19 people, 22.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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