Synthroid and High blood pressure - from FDA reports


Summary

High blood pressure is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Fosamax, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have High blood pressure with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 137,091 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 23, 2017

137,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 6,358 people (4.64%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause High blood pressure?

Time on Synthroid when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 19.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.66 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.39 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.82 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.48 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.23 %
  • 10+ years: 29.55 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 84.62 %
  • male: 15.38 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 0.45 %
  • 20-29: 0.66 %
  • 30-39: 3.21 %
  • 40-49: 10.54 %
  • 50-59: 23.33 %
  • 60+: 61.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (1,088 people, 17.11%)
  • Osteoporosis (668 people, 10.51%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (514 people, 8.08%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (467 people, 7.35%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (413 people, 6.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (714 people, 11.23%)
  • Lasix (698 people, 10.98%)
  • Vioxx (676 people, 10.63%)
  • Lipitor (657 people, 10.33%)
  • Aspirin (625 people, 9.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (1,095 people, 17.22%)
  • Nausea (1,091 people, 17.16%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1,070 people, 16.83%)
  • Headache (1,067 people, 16.78%)
  • Dizziness (1,004 people, 15.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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