Review: could Synthroid cause Joint pain?
Summary: Joint pain is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 89,006 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,724 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.
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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,853 Synthroid users)
Joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,887 Joint pain patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 88,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 3,714 people (4.17%) have Joint Pain.
Time on Synthroid when people have Joint pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Joint pain||10.17%||15.25%||2.54%||8.47%||16.95%||11.86%||34.75% |
Gender of people who have Joint pain when taking Synthroid * :
|Joint pain||89.38%||10.62% |
Age of people who have Joint pain when taking Synthroid * :
|Joint pain||0.00%||0.06%||0.66%||1.23%||4.73%||12.04%||26.67%||54.61% |
Severity of Joint pain when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Joint pain||6.12%||48.98%||40.82%||4.08% |
How people recovered from Joint pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Joint pain||8.33%||8.33%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (643 people, 17.31%)
- Hypothyroidism (620 people, 16.69%)
- Hypertension (283 people, 7.62%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (241 people, 6.49%)
- Thyroid disorder (221 people, 5.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (586 people, 15.78%)
- Aspirin (582 people, 15.67%)
- Lipitor (412 people, 11.09%)
- Lasix (407 people, 10.96%)
- Prilosec (316 people, 8.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Levothyroxine Sodium for a 68-year old woman with Adult Hypothyroidism. The patient has Several Hair Loss, Fatigue. Memory Lack Of Concentration, No Appetite.
- A study of drug interactions between Ventolin, Anturol, Tramadol, Hydroxyzine, Wellbutrin, Methylphenidate Hydrochloride, Omeprazole, Gabapentin, Metoprolol Succinate, Levoxyl, Trileptal, Topiramate for a 44-year old woman with Panic Attacks, Overactive Bladder, Tension Headaches, Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Adhd, Gerd, Fibromyalgia, High Blood Pressure, Hypothyroidism, Bipolar. The patient has Leg And Arm Numbness (upper Arms), Exhaustion
- A study of drug interactions between Finasteride, Amlodipine Besylate for a 66-year old man with Prostration, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Pain - Joints
- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Losartan, Zetia for a 54-year old woman with Type 2 Diabetes, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Muscle Stiffness, Stiffness In A Joint
- A study of drug interactions between Clonidine, Levothyroxine Sodium, Simvastatin, Losartan Potassium, Metoprolol Succinate, Furosemide, Prednisone, Neoral for a 71-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Thyroxine Decreased, High Blood Cholesterol, Duretic, Anti Rejection, Suppress Immune System.
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