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Review: could Synthroid cause High blood pressure?





Summary: High blood pressure is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Vioxx, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 88,908 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,792 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 93,746 users)

High blood pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from High blood pressure 328,584 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 88,885 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 4,295 people (4.83%) have High Blood Pressure.

Trend of High blood pressure in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure14.93%11.94%7.46%7.96%15.92%14.43%27.36%

Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
High blood pressure85.96%14.04%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.03%0.18%0.35%0.58%2.68%11.05%25.06%60.09%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure4.26%70.21%25.53%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood pressure9.52%28.57%61.90%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (737 people, 17.16%)
  2. Osteoporosis (555 people, 12.92%)
  3. Hypertension (536 people, 12.48%)
  4. Thyroid disorder (352 people, 8.20%)
  5. Depression (313 people, 7.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (734 people, 17.09%)
  2. Aspirin (726 people, 16.90%)
  3. Fosamax (606 people, 14.11%)
  4. Lasix (575 people, 13.39%)
  5. Lipitor (480 people, 11.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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