Review: could Synthroid cause Hot flashes?
We study 88,801 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 (latest outcomes from 93,638 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Hot flashes (latest reports from 1,720 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 88,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 16 people (0.02%) have Hot Flashes. They amount to 0.96% of all the 1,671 people who have Hot Flashes on eHealthMe.
Time on Synthroid when people have Hot flashes * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hot flashes||0.00%||0.00%||6.67%||13.33%||33.33%||0.00%||46.67% |
Gender of people who have Hot flashes when taking Synthroid * :
|Hot flashes||87.50%||12.50% |
Age of people who have Hot flashes when taking Synthroid * :
|Hot flashes||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.25%||12.50%||31.25%||37.50%||12.50% |
Severity of Hot flashes when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hot flashes||0.00%||43.75%||50.00%||6.25% |
How people recovered from Hot flashes ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hot flashes||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (9 people, 56.25%)
- High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (4 people, 25.00%)
- Hashimoto's thyroiditis (3 people, 18.75%)
- Stress and anxiety (2 people, 12.50%)
- Gerd (2 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Simvastatin (3 people, 18.75%)
- Aspirin (3 people, 18.75%)
- Cytomel (2 people, 12.50%)
- Prozac (2 people, 12.50%)
- Lorazepam (2 people, 12.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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