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Review: could Synthroid cause Frequent bowel movements (Diarrhea)?

Summary: Frequent bowel movements is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 88,885 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,901 have Frequent bowel movements. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent bowel movements and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,730 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Trend of synthroid reports

Frequent bowel movements

Frequent bowel movements (latest reports from 1,112,574 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Nov, 15, 2014: 88,885 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 3,901 people (4.39%) have Frequent Bowel Movements.

Trend of Frequent bowel movements in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Frequent bowel movements * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Frequent bowel movements21.19%16.10%9.32%6.78%11.86%8.47%26.27%

Gender of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Frequent bowel movements83.21%16.79%

Age of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Frequent bowel movements0.03%0.14%0.64%1.75%4.23%11.66%23.89%57.66%

Severity of Frequent bowel movements when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Frequent bowel movements6.06%54.55%39.39%0.00%

How people recovered from Frequent bowel movements ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Frequent bowel movements13.33%6.67%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (654 people, 16.76%)
  2. Hypertension (386 people, 9.89%)
  3. Osteoporosis (356 people, 9.13%)
  4. Depression (246 people, 6.31%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (209 people, 5.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (711 people, 18.23%)
  2. Lasix (521 people, 13.36%)
  3. Lipitor (418 people, 10.72%)
  4. Fosamax (364 people, 9.33%)
  5. Nexium (338 people, 8.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 66 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
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  • Why would i get copd since i never smoked?
    (Asked by a 62 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, PBC, AIH, Asthma, and takes Vitamin D, Calcium Carbonate, Anturol, Morphine Sulfate, Levothyroxine Sodium, Pyridium, Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, Azathioprine, Proair Hfa, Advair Diskus 250/50, Combivent)
    I have several autoimmune disorders, I was shocked to get the COPD diagnosis since I have never smoked but I had second hand smoke first 23 years of my life. My doctor said my Autoimmune Hepatitis and Primary Biliary Cholingitis set me up for COPD.

  • Have you taken levothyroxine and noticed a ringing in your eyes after taking the medication.
    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Tinnitus, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
    Never had ringing before taking Levothyroxine for thyroid problem.If you have experienced the same please respond when and if you had the same.Thanks

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