Synthroid and Joint pain - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Joint pain 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 Oct, 20, 2017

140,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 5,994 people (4.26%) have Joint pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Joint pain?

Time on Synthroid when people have Joint pain *:

  • < 1 month: 24.49 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.41 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.1 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.2 %
  • 10+ years: 20.41 %

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

  • female: 88.6 %
  • male: 11.4 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.55 %
  • 20-29: 0.98 %
  • 30-39: 4.69 %
  • 40-49: 11.6 %
  • 50-59: 25.91 %
  • 60+: 56.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (861 people, 14.36%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (855 people, 14.26%)
  • High Blood Pressure (487 people, 8.12%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (474 people, 7.91%)
  • Pain (398 people, 6.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (722 people, 12.05%)
  • Lipitor (579 people, 9.66%)
  • Humira (558 people, 9.31%)
  • Lasix (557 people, 9.29%)
  • Aspirin (491 people, 8.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (1,364 people, 22.76%)
  • Pain In Extremity (1,357 people, 22.64%)
  • Pain (1,306 people, 21.79%)
  • Back Pain (1,170 people, 19.52%)
  • Weakness (1,061 people, 17.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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