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 88,946 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,295 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,791 Synthroid users)
High blood pressure
High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 329,315 High blood pressure patients)
On Jan, 24, 2015: 88,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 4,295 people (4.83%) have High Blood Pressure.
Time on Synthroid when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||14.93%||11.94%||7.46%||7.96%||15.92%||14.43%||27.36% |
Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Synthroid * :
|High blood pressure||85.96%||14.04% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Synthroid * :
|High blood pressure||0.03%||0.18%||0.35%||0.58%||2.68%||11.05%||25.06%||60.09% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||4.26%||70.21%||25.53%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||9.52%||28.57%||61.90% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (737 people, 17.16%)
- Osteoporosis (555 people, 12.92%)
- Hypertension (536 people, 12.48%)
- Thyroid disorder (352 people, 8.20%)
- Depression (313 people, 7.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (734 people, 17.09%)
- Aspirin (726 people, 16.90%)
- Fosamax (606 people, 14.11%)
- Lasix (575 people, 13.39%)
- Lipitor (480 people, 11.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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