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Review: could Synthroid cause Itching?

We study 88,790 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,360 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,627 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 545,267 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 88,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 2,301 people (2.59%) have Itching. They amount to 0.42% of all the 544,818 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

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 (3 weeks 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?

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  • From this study (5 months ago):

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

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I am not sure this is what is causing me to itch, but it has only after my dosage being increased to .112 mg. I plan on discussing with my doctor on our next visit, which is this month.

    Reply

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