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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, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism. We study 89,024 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 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 93,877 Synthroid users)

Leg swelling

Leg swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism, gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest reports from 1,448 Leg swelling patients)

On May, 12, 2015: 89,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 11 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%10.00%40.00%20.00%30.00%

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

FemaleMale
Leg swelling90.91%9.09%

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%9.09%9.09%45.45%36.36%

Severity of Leg swelling when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Leg swelling0.00%36.36%54.55%9.09%

How people recovered from Leg swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Leg swelling0.00%28.57%71.43%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (3 people, 27.27%)
  2. Seizures (2 people, 18.18%)
  3. Hashimoto's thyroiditis (2 people, 18.18%)
  4. Blood thinner (2 people, 18.18%)
  5. Hypertension (2 people, 18.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (2 people, 18.18%)
  2. Lotrel (2 people, 18.18%)
  3. Vitamin d (2 people, 18.18%)
  4. Atenolol (2 people, 18.18%)
  5. Norco (2 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I had a hysterectomy and bladder sling about 8 yrs ago. Seizures started after that.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Started lantus and victoza in December. Started having right hip pain. Pain moved to left hip and then down left leg. Got to the point I could not walk. Trip to ER said I had spinal stenosis due to degenerative disk disease, which I knew I had for the last ten years or so. Taking hydrocodone to fight the pain.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I have swelling in my feet and sole of feet and sometimes on my hands and joints too, it subsides and then relapses after sometime, usually the swelling is preceded by chills and fever .

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