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

We study 88,801 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,786 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 93,669 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Frequent bowel movements

Frequent bowel movements (latest reports from 1,103,712 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 88,801 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 3,900 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 movements21.37%15.38%9.40%6.84%11.97%8.55%26.50%

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%0.61%1.75%4.23%11.67%23.89%57.67%

Severity of Frequent bowel movements when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Frequent bowel movements6.25%53.12%40.62%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, 16.77%)
  2. Hypertension (386 people, 9.90%)
  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, 8.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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