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Review: could Synthroid cause Joint pain?

We study 88,863 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,721 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,720 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Joint pain

Joint pain (latest reports from 800,907 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 88,863 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 3,711 people (4.18%) have Joint Pain.

Trend of Joint pain in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Joint pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Joint pain10.43%15.65%2.61%8.70%17.39%11.30%33.91%

Gender of people who have Joint pain when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Joint pain89.37%10.63%

Age of people who have Joint pain when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Joint pain0.00%0.06%0.66%1.21%4.73%12.05%26.66%54.62%

Severity of Joint pain when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Joint pain6.52%50.00%41.30%2.17%

How people recovered from Joint pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Joint pain8.70%8.70%82.61%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (643 people, 17.33%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (618 people, 16.65%)
  3. Hypertension (283 people, 7.63%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (241 people, 6.49%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (221 people, 5.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax (586 people, 15.79%)
  2. Aspirin (582 people, 15.68%)
  3. Lipitor (412 people, 11.10%)
  4. Lasix (407 people, 10.97%)
  5. Prilosec (316 people, 8.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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