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Review: could Synthroid cause Low blood pressure (Hypotension)?

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 Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 88,885 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,578 have Low blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood pressure and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,730 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Trend of synthroid reports

Low blood pressure

Low blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) (latest reports from 699,835 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression.

Trend of Low blood pressure reports

On Oct, 25, 2014: 88,863 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 2,461 people (2.77%) have Low Blood Pressure.

Trend of Low blood pressure in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Low blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Low blood pressure24.07%22.22%1.85%5.56%14.81%14.81%16.67%

Gender of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Low blood pressure75.69%24.31%

Age of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Low blood pressure0.04%0.04%0.31%1.01%3.77%9.38%19.02%66.43%

Severity of Low blood pressure when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Low blood pressure8.33%50.00%41.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Low blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Low blood pressure0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (281 people, 11.42%)
  2. Hypertension (246 people, 10.00%)
  3. Osteoporosis (162 people, 6.58%)
  4. Depression (128 people, 5.20%)
  5. Pain (115 people, 4.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (599 people, 24.34%)
  2. Lasix (491 people, 19.95%)
  3. Coumadin (292 people, 11.87%)
  4. Lipitor (266 people, 10.81%)
  5. Lisinopril (265 people, 10.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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