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 89,006 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,461 have Low blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood pressure and more.
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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,858 Synthroid users)
Low blood pressure
Low blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 107,433 Low blood pressure patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 88,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 2,461 people (2.77%) have Low Blood Pressure.
Time on Synthroid when people have Low blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Low blood pressure||24.07%||22.22%||1.85%||5.56%||14.81%||14.81%||16.67% |
Gender of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Synthroid * :
|Low blood pressure||75.69%||24.31% |
Age of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Synthroid * :
|Low blood pressure||0.04%||0.04%||0.31%||1.01%||3.77%||9.38%||19.02%||66.43% |
Severity of Low blood pressure when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Low blood pressure||8.33%||50.00%||41.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Low blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Low blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (281 people, 11.42%)
- Hypertension (246 people, 10.00%)
- Osteoporosis (162 people, 6.58%)
- Depression (128 people, 5.20%)
- Pain (115 people, 4.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (599 people, 24.34%)
- Lasix (491 people, 19.95%)
- Coumadin (292 people, 11.87%)
- Lipitor (266 people, 10.81%)
- Lisinopril (265 people, 10.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Omeprazole, Altace, Crestor, Flomax, Levoxyl for a 82-year old man with Blood Clots, Acid Reflux, High Blood Pressure, Birth Control, Urinary Ca+2, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Angina - Stable, Mouth Ulceration, Anaemia
- A study of drug interactions between Meclizine, Restoril, Magnesium Glycinate, Flexeril, Calcium Carbonate, Calcitriol, Synthroid, Cymbalta for a 55-year old woman with Nausea, Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type, Hypoparathyroidism Secondary, Muscle Spasticity, Hypothyroidism Postoperative, Pain. The patient has Pain Exacerbated
- A study of side effects of Sotalol Hydrochloride for a 59-year old man with Atrial Fibrillation/flutter. The patient has Hypotension, Hypotension
- A study of drug interactions between Brisdelle, Levoxyl for a 56-year old woman with Hot Flashes, Hashimoto's Disease. The patient has Burning Mouth Syndrome
- A study of side effects of Celexa for a 69-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Low Blood Pressure
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