Review: could Synthroid cause Lower cholesterol (High Blood Cholesterol)?
We study 88,863 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,774 have Lower cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower cholesterol and more.
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Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,720 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Lower cholesterol (latest reports from 454,620 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 88,863 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 1,774 people (2.00%) have Lower Cholesterol.
Time on Synthroid when people have Lower cholesterol * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lower cholesterol||10.13%||7.59%||10.13%||10.13%||8.86%||8.86%||44.30% |
Gender of people who have Lower cholesterol when taking Synthroid * :
|Lower cholesterol||85.83%||14.17% |
Age of people who have Lower cholesterol when taking Synthroid * :
|Lower cholesterol||0.17%||0.00%||0.72%||0.83%||4.89%||16.96%||28.70%||47.72% |
Severity of Lower cholesterol when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lower cholesterol||11.76%||23.53%||52.94%||11.76% |
How people recovered from Lower cholesterol ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lower cholesterol||0.00%||22.22%||77.78% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (380 people, 21.42%)
- Osteoporosis (271 people, 15.28%)
- Depression (228 people, 12.85%)
- Hypertension (228 people, 12.85%)
- Thyroid disorder (203 people, 11.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (386 people, 21.76%)
- Lipitor (380 people, 21.42%)
- Fosamax (355 people, 20.01%)
- Aspirin (296 people, 16.69%)
- Seroquel (243 people, 13.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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