Synthroid and Lower cholesterol - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Lower cholesterol 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, 17, 2017

137,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 2,380 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: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1.85 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.96 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.7 %
  • 10+ years: 59.26 %

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

  • female: 86.18 %
  • male: 13.82 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.21 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.07 %
  • 20-29: 0.8 %
  • 30-39: 4.12 %
  • 40-49: 13.9 %
  • 50-59: 30.05 %
  • 60+: 49.84 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (491 people, 20.63%)
  • Osteoporosis (336 people, 14.12%)
  • High Blood Pressure (293 people, 12.31%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (290 people, 12.18%)
  • Depression (222 people, 9.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (433 people, 18.19%)
  • Lipitor (388 people, 16.30%)
  • Vioxx (325 people, 13.66%)
  • Lasix (268 people, 11.26%)
  • Aspirin (228 people, 9.58%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (601 people, 25.25%)
  • Joint Pain (429 people, 18.03%)
  • Depression (415 people, 17.44%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (406 people, 17.06%)
  • Fatigue (375 people, 15.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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