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Review: could Synthroid cause Leg swelling (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling)?

Summary: Leg swelling is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Lotrel, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 88,994 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Leg swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg swelling and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,849 Synthroid users)

Leg swelling

Leg swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 1,440 Leg swelling patients)

On Mar, 10, 2015: 88,973 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 9 people (0.01%) have Leg Swelling.

Trend of Leg swelling in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Leg swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Leg swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%37.50%12.50%37.50%

Gender of people who have Leg swelling when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Leg swelling100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Leg swelling when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Leg swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%55.56%33.33%

Severity of Leg swelling when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Leg swelling0.00%33.33%55.56%11.11%

How people recovered from Leg swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Leg swelling0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (3 people, 33.33%)
  2. Thyroid disorder (2 people, 22.22%)
  3. Blood thinner (2 people, 22.22%)
  4. Hashimoto's thyroiditis (2 people, 22.22%)
  5. Anxiety and stress (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lotrel (2 people, 22.22%)
  2. Aspirin (2 people, 22.22%)
  3. Vitamin d (2 people, 22.22%)
  4. Norco (2 people, 22.22%)
  5. Lipitor (2 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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