Could Synthroid cause Halitosis - from FDA reports


Halitosis is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Zoloft, . We study 129,039 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA. Among them, 7 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 Synthroid 137,492 users)


Halitosis (offensive breath) has been reported by people with depression, high blood cholesterol, gastroesophageal reflux disease, multiple myeloma, pain (latest reports from 429 Halitosis patients).

On Dec, 23, 2016

129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 7 people (0.01%) have Halitosis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Halitosis?

Gender of people who have Halitosis when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 57.14 %
  • male: 42.86 %

Age of people who have Halitosis when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Niaspan (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Norvasc (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Folic Acid (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Accupril (1 person, 14.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Skin Odour Abnormal (5 people, 71.43%)
  • Weight Increased (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Tongue Coated (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Retinal Tear (excl Detachment) (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Dry Skin (4 people, 57.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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