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 88,994 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,906 have Frequent bowel movements. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent bowel movements and more.
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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,849 Synthroid users)
Frequent bowel movements
Frequent bowel movements has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 139,352 Frequent bowel movements patients)
On Mar, 20, 2015: 88,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 3,906 people (4.39%) have Frequent Bowel Movements.
Time on Synthroid when people have Frequent bowel movements * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Frequent bowel movements||20.33%||15.45%||8.94%||6.50%||11.38%||8.94%||28.46% |
Gender of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Synthroid * :
|Frequent bowel movements||83.23%||16.77% |
Age of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Synthroid * :
|Frequent bowel movements||0.03%||0.14%||0.64%||1.75%||4.23%||11.68%||23.91%||57.63% |
Severity of Frequent bowel movements when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Frequent bowel movements||5.26%||55.26%||34.21%||5.26% |
How people recovered from Frequent bowel movements ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Frequent bowel movements||10.00%||10.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (656 people, 16.79%)
- Hypertension (387 people, 9.91%)
- Osteoporosis (356 people, 9.11%)
- Depression (246 people, 6.30%)
- Thyroid disorder (209 people, 5.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (712 people, 18.23%)
- Lasix (522 people, 13.36%)
- Lipitor (419 people, 10.73%)
- Fosamax (364 people, 9.32%)
- Nexium (338 people, 8.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Losartan, Actos, Metformin, Synthroid, Invokana for a 53-year old woman with Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Binge Eating
- A study of drug interactions between Tamiflu, Albuterol Sulfate And Ipratropium Bromide, Nitrostat, Ondansetron, Oxycodone, Actemra, Nasonex, Spiriva, Victoza, Arava, Diovan Hct, Lipitor, Ranexa, Lantus Solostar, Wellbutrin Xl, Tricor, Carvedilol, Plavix, Xarelto for a 71-year old woman with Influenza B, Copd, Angina, Nausea And Vomiting, Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rhinitis, Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Diabetes Mellitus, Stop Smoking, Blood Clots. The patient has Shortness Of Breath, Neuropathy, Tinnitus, Loss Of Coordination, Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Weight Loss, Appetite - Decreased, Diarrhea, Nausea And Vomiting
- A study of side effects of Cellcept for a 21-year old woman with Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura. The patient has Chills (felling of cold), Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness, Sweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating), Fever, Sleepiness (excess sleeping), Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness), Diarrhoea, Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
- A study of drug interactions between Levothyroxine Sodium, Wellbutrin for a 63-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder, Depression. The patient has Constipation
- A study of side effects of Levothyroxine Sodium for a 54-year old man with Thyroid Disorder. The patient has Numb & Painful Feet Pain. Possible Metatarsalgia, Mortans Nueroma
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- Comparions of Meloxicam, Synthroid for a 45-year old woman who has Antiinflammatory Therapy
- Comparions of Dexilant, Aldactone, Lamictal, Viibryd, Synthroid for a 33-year old woman who has Weight Loss
- Comparions of Omeprazole Magnesium, Synthroid for a 40-year old woman who has Hypothyroidism
- Comparions of Levothyroxine Sodium, Omeprazole, Keppra for a 68-year old woman who has Confusion, Barrett's Esophagus
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