Synthroid and Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 137,091 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 09, 2017

137,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 3,670 people (2.68%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Itching?

Time on Synthroid when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 31.52 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.83 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.43 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.96 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.78 %
  • 10+ years: 11.96 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 85.9 %
  • male: 14.1 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 0.32 %
  • 20-29: 1.27 %
  • 30-39: 5.24 %
  • 40-49: 13.39 %
  • 50-59: 21.41 %
  • 60+: 58.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (616 people, 16.78%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (413 people, 11.25%)
  • High Blood Pressure (314 people, 8.56%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (204 people, 5.56%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (180 people, 4.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (349 people, 9.51%)
  • Lipitor (293 people, 7.98%)
  • Lasix (291 people, 7.93%)
  • Niaspan (238 people, 6.49%)
  • Nexium (213 people, 5.80%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (1,097 people, 29.89%)
  • Fatigue (473 people, 12.89%)
  • Nausea (445 people, 12.13%)
  • Urticaria (396 people, 10.79%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (343 people, 9.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Itching when taking Synthroid?

Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 145,886 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 159,849 Itching patients).

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