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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Low blood pressure with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 140,558 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

140,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 3,620 people (2.58%) 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: 27.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.06 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.18 %
  • 10+ years: 15.15 %

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

  • female: 75.44 %
  • male: 24.56 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.36 %
  • 20-29: 1.28 %
  • 30-39: 4.24 %
  • 40-49: 9.63 %
  • 50-59: 17.91 %
  • 60+: 66.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (379 people, 10.47%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (217 people, 5.99%)
  • Osteoporosis (207 people, 5.72%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (205 people, 5.66%)
  • Pain (196 people, 5.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (635 people, 17.54%)
  • Aspirin (445 people, 12.29%)
  • Coumadin (371 people, 10.25%)
  • Lipitor (365 people, 10.08%)
  • Prilosec (308 people, 8.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (768 people, 21.22%)
  • Weakness (760 people, 20.99%)
  • Dizziness (739 people, 20.41%)
  • Fatigue (731 people, 20.19%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (600 people, 16.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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