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 88,946 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,714 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 93,791 Synthroid users)
Joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,740 Joint pain patients)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 88,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 3,714 people (4.18%) 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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