Synthroid and Joint pain - from FDA reports
Joint pain 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 Fosamax, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Joint pain 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 Apr, 24, 2017
137,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 5,821 people (4.25%) have Joint Pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Synthroid when people have Joint Pain *:
- < 1 month: 22.68 %
- 1 - 6 months: 21.65 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.09 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.15 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.4 %
- 5 - 10 years: 11.34 %
- 10+ years: 22.68 %
Gender of people who have Joint Pain when taking Synthroid *:
- female: 88.61 %
- male: 11.39 %
Age of people who have Joint Pain when taking Synthroid *:
- 0-1: 0.04 %
- 2-9: 0.06 %
- 10-19: 0.52 %
- 20-29: 1.01 %
- 30-39: 4.74 %
- 40-49: 11.6 %
- 50-59: 25.95 %
- 60+: 56.06 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypothyroidism (1,015 people, 17.44%)
- Osteoporosis (855 people, 14.69%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (803 people, 13.79%)
- High Blood Pressure (474 people, 8.14%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (460 people, 7.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fosamax (709 people, 12.18%)
- Lipitor (563 people, 9.67%)
- Lasix (539 people, 9.26%)
- Humira (525 people, 9.02%)
- Aspirin (491 people, 8.43%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain In Extremity (1,321 people, 22.69%)
- Fatigue (1,309 people, 22.49%)
- Pain (1,261 people, 21.66%)
- Back Pain (1,129 people, 19.40%)
- Weakness (1,037 people, 17.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Joint pain when taking Synthroid?
Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 145,886 users)
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