Synthroid and Low blood pressure - from FDA reports


Summary

Low blood pressure 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 Lasix, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Low blood pressure with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 137,091 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 21, 2017

137,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 3,423 people (2.5%) have Low Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Low blood pressure?

Time on Synthroid when people have Low Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 31.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.62 %
  • 10+ years: 18.75 %

Gender of people who have Low Blood Pressure when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 75.79 %
  • male: 24.21 %

Age of people who have Low Blood Pressure when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.38 %
  • 20-29: 1.29 %
  • 30-39: 4.29 %
  • 40-49: 9.65 %
  • 50-59: 18.16 %
  • 60+: 66.09 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (422 people, 12.33%)
  • High Blood Pressure (368 people, 10.75%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (209 people, 6.11%)
  • Osteoporosis (206 people, 6.02%)
  • Pain (187 people, 5.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (598 people, 17.47%)
  • Aspirin (445 people, 13.00%)
  • Lipitor (346 people, 10.11%)
  • Coumadin (342 people, 9.99%)
  • Prilosec (294 people, 8.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (742 people, 21.68%)
  • Weakness (724 people, 21.15%)
  • Dizziness (707 people, 20.65%)
  • Fatigue (691 people, 20.19%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (571 people, 16.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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