Review: could Synthroid cause Lower Cholesterol?


Summary

Lower cholesterol is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Fosamax, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 128,803 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,246 have Lower cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower cholesterol and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 133,829 users)

Lower Cholesterol

Lower cholesterol has been reported by people with skin blushing/flushing, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness, joint pain (latest reports from 236,104 Lower cholesterol patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

128,803 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 2,246 people (1.74%) have Lower Cholesterol


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Lower cholesterol?

Time on Synthroid when people have Lower Cholesterol *:

  • < 1 month: 4.05 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.41 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.46 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.51 %
  • 10+ years: 52.7 %

Gender of people who have Lower Cholesterol when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 86.04 %
  • male: 13.96 %

Age of people who have Lower Cholesterol when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.22 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.06 %
  • 20-29: 0.72 %
  • 30-39: 4.4 %
  • 40-49: 13.86 %
  • 50-59: 30.88 %
  • 60+: 48.86 %

Severity if Lower Cholesterol when taking Synthroid **:

  • least: 9.52 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 47.62 %
  • most severe: 9.52 %

How people recovered from Lower Cholesterol **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (477 people, 21.24%)
  • Osteoporosis (331 people, 14.74%)
  • Hypertension (273 people, 12.15%)
  • Thyroid Disorder (265 people, 11.80%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (218 people, 9.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (424 people, 18.88%)
  • Lipitor (371 people, 16.52%)
  • Vioxx (325 people, 14.47%)
  • Lasix (243 people, 10.82%)
  • Aspirin (227 people, 10.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypertension (474 people, 21.10%)
  • Arthralgia (405 people, 18.03%)
  • Depression (400 people, 17.81%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (361 people, 16.07%)
  • Anxiety (356 people, 15.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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