Review: could Synthroid cause Itching?
We study 88,750 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 (latest outcomes from 93,584 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Itching (latest reports from 544,910 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 88,741 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 543,393 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.
Time on Synthroid when people have Itching * :
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Gender of people who have Itching when taking Synthroid * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Synthroid * :
Severity of Itching when taking Synthroid ** :
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How people recovered from Itching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (389 people, 16.91%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (194 people, 8.43%)
- Hypertension (181 people, 7.87%)
- Depression (114 people, 4.95%)
- Thyroid disorder (102 people, 4.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (441 people, 19.17%)
- Niaspan (227 people, 9.87%)
- Lasix (222 people, 9.65%)
- Lipitor (217 people, 9.43%)
- Coumadin (154 people, 6.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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?
From this study (5 months ago):
Chronic itching with no rash - all over body. Worse at night.
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.
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