Synthroid and Hot flashes - from FDA reports


Summary

Hot flashes is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Premarin, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Hot flashes 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 May, 08, 2017

137,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 1,104 people (0.81%) have Hot Flashes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Hot flashes?

Time on Synthroid when people have Hot Flashes *:

  • < 1 month: 22.58 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.03 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.45 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.9 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.9 %
  • 10+ years: 16.13 %

Age of people who have Hot Flashes when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.12 %
  • 20-29: 1.28 %
  • 30-39: 4.32 %
  • 40-49: 15.05 %
  • 50-59: 29.05 %
  • 60+: 50.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (220 people, 19.93%)
  • Osteoporosis (106 people, 9.60%)
  • Breast Cancer (106 people, 9.60%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (89 people, 8.06%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (83 people, 7.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Premarin (101 people, 9.15%)
  • Aspirin (96 people, 8.70%)
  • Fosamax (90 people, 8.15%)
  • Lipitor (89 people, 8.06%)
  • Ambien (81 people, 7.34%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (242 people, 21.92%)
  • Headache (203 people, 18.39%)
  • High Blood Pressure (192 people, 17.39%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (187 people, 16.94%)
  • Dizziness (187 people, 16.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Synthroid

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