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

We study 88,863 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Leg swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg swelling 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.

Leg swelling

Leg swelling (latest reports from 4,600 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, pain.

On Nov, 1, 2014: 88,863 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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