Review: could Synthroid cause Halitosis (Breath odor)?
Summary: Halitosis is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Zoloft, and have Hypothyroidism. We study 89,024 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Halitosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Halitosis and more.
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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,877 Synthroid users)
Halitosis (offensive breath) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, high blood cholesterol, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 487 Halitosis patients)
On Apr, 27, 2015: 89,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 8 people (0.01%) have Halitosis.
Time on Synthroid when people have Halitosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Halitosis when taking Synthroid * :
Age of people who have Halitosis when taking Synthroid * :
Severity of Halitosis when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Halitosis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (1 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (4 people, 50.00%)
- Multi-vitamin (4 people, 50.00%)
- Calcium tablets (4 people, 50.00%)
- Lithium (3 people, 37.50%)
- Niaspan (2 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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