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 High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 140,558 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

140,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 3,784 people (2.69%) 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: 26.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.61 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.87 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.78 %
  • 10+ years: 9.78 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 85.95 %
  • male: 14.05 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 0.31 %
  • 20-29: 1.23 %
  • 30-39: 5.11 %
  • 40-49: 13.42 %
  • 50-59: 21.29 %
  • 60+: 58.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (418 people, 11.05%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (189 people, 4.99%)
  • Depression (175 people, 4.62%)
  • Pain (148 people, 3.91%)
  • Osteoporosis (135 people, 3.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (349 people, 9.22%)
  • Lasix (302 people, 7.98%)
  • Lipitor (299 people, 7.90%)
  • Niaspan (238 people, 6.29%)
  • Nexium (228 people, 6.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (1,139 people, 30.10%)
  • Fatigue (499 people, 13.19%)
  • Nausea (468 people, 12.37%)
  • Urticaria (416 people, 10.99%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (364 people, 9.62%)

* 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 146,067 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure (latest reports from 159,949 Itching patients).

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