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Review: could Synthroid cause Lower cholesterol (High Blood Cholesterol)?

Summary: Lower cholesterol is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Vioxx, and have Hypothyroidism. We study 89,024 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,775 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 93,877 Synthroid users)

Lower cholesterol

Lower cholesterol has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia. (latest reports from 172,048 Lower cholesterol patients)

On May, 6, 2015: 89,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 1,774 people (1.99%) have Lower Cholesterol.

Trend of Lower cholesterol in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Lower cholesterol * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lower cholesterol10.13%7.59%10.13%10.13%8.86%8.86%44.30%

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

FemaleMale
Lower cholesterol85.83%14.17%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lower cholesterol0.17%0.00%0.72%0.83%4.89%16.96%28.70%47.72%

Severity of Lower cholesterol when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lower cholesterol11.76%23.53%52.94%11.76%

How people recovered from Lower cholesterol ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lower cholesterol0.00%22.22%77.78%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (380 people, 21.42%)
  2. Osteoporosis (271 people, 15.28%)
  3. Depression (228 people, 12.85%)
  4. Hypertension (228 people, 12.85%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (203 people, 11.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (386 people, 21.76%)
  2. Lipitor (380 people, 21.42%)
  3. Fosamax (355 people, 20.01%)
  4. Aspirin (296 people, 16.69%)
  5. Seroquel (243 people, 13.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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