Synthroid and Frequent bowel movements - from FDA reports


Summary

Frequent bowel movements 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 Lasix, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Frequent bowel movements 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, 23, 2017

137,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 7,038 people (5.13%) have Frequent Bowel Movements


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Frequent bowel movements?

Time on Synthroid when people have Frequent Bowel Movements *:

  • < 1 month: 35.04 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.4 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.42 %
  • 10+ years: 22.22 %

Gender of people who have Frequent Bowel Movements when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 82.7 %
  • male: 17.3 %

Age of people who have Frequent Bowel Movements when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 0.6 %
  • 20-29: 1.52 %
  • 30-39: 4.08 %
  • 40-49: 10.8 %
  • 50-59: 21.79 %
  • 60+: 60.94 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (1,133 people, 16.10%)
  • High Blood Pressure (641 people, 9.11%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (478 people, 6.79%)
  • Osteoporosis (436 people, 6.19%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (430 people, 6.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (752 people, 10.68%)
  • Aspirin (614 people, 8.72%)
  • Lipitor (591 people, 8.40%)
  • Nexium (544 people, 7.73%)
  • Prilosec (505 people, 7.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (2,211 people, 31.42%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (1,550 people, 22.02%)
  • Fatigue (1,384 people, 19.66%)
  • Weakness (1,143 people, 16.24%)
  • Headache (979 people, 13.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 145,886 users)

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