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Review: could Synthroid cause Itching?

We study 88,801 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,301 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,655 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 544,797 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 88,801 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 2,301 people (2.59%) have Itching.

Trend of Itching in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching19.75%22.22%9.88%4.94%13.58%9.88%19.75%

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Itching85.16%14.84%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.30%0.30%1.22%5.17%14.30%21.30%57.40%

Severity of Itching when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching4.35%56.52%26.09%13.04%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching22.22%0.00%77.78%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (389 people, 16.91%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (194 people, 8.43%)
  3. Hypertension (181 people, 7.87%)
  4. Depression (114 people, 4.95%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (102 people, 4.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (441 people, 19.17%)
  2. Niaspan (227 people, 9.87%)
  3. Lasix (222 people, 9.65%)
  4. Lipitor (217 people, 9.43%)
  5. Coumadin (154 people, 6.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • I broke out in a rash on several places on my body. A doctor diagnosed one area as contact dermatitis and another area as a yeast infection. After 2 weeks the rash is gone for the most part but I am still itching. It is worst after sleeping. I will awake itching and itch for some time after waking but eventually it tapers off.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Head itchy ...and waistline and under breast area...worsens at night. have tried creams and they do help..hasn't interrupted my sleeping. what is causing this?

    Reply

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Chronic itching with no rash - all over body. Worse at night.

    Reply

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