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Review: could Synthroid cause Hot flashes?

We study 88,863 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Hot flashes. Find out below who they are, when they have Hot flashes and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,669 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Hot flashes

Hot flashes (latest reports from 1,795 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 88,801 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 16 people (0.02%) have Hot Flashes.

Trend of Hot flashes in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Hot flashes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hot flashes0.00%0.00%6.67%13.33%33.33%0.00%46.67%

Gender of people who have Hot flashes when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Hot flashes87.50%12.50%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hot flashes0.00%0.00%0.00%6.25%12.50%31.25%37.50%12.50%

Severity of Hot flashes when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hot flashes0.00%43.75%50.00%6.25%

How people recovered from Hot flashes ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hot flashes0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (9 people, 56.25%)
  2. High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (4 people, 25.00%)
  3. Hashimoto's thyroiditis (3 people, 18.75%)
  4. Stress and anxiety (2 people, 12.50%)
  5. Gerd (2 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (3 people, 18.75%)
  2. Aspirin (3 people, 18.75%)
  3. Cytomel (2 people, 12.50%)
  4. Prozac (2 people, 12.50%)
  5. Lorazepam (2 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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