Could Synthroid cause Nausea - from FDA reports


Summary

Nausea 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 Lasix, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 132,342 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA. Among them, 10,565 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 137,417 users)

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 428,129 Nausea patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

132,342 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 10,565 people (7.98%) have Nausea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Nausea?

Time on Synthroid when people have Nausea *:

  • < 1 month: 19.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.8 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.1 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.8 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.24 %
  • 10+ years: 24.49 %

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 88.17 %
  • male: 11.83 %

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 0.58 %
  • 20-29: 2.54 %
  • 30-39: 6.34 %
  • 40-49: 13.46 %
  • 50-59: 24.01 %
  • 60+: 52.89 %

Severity of Nausea **:

  • least: 17.14 %
  • moderate: 52.86 %
  • severe: 28.57 %
  • most severe: 1.43 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (916 people, 8.67%)
  • Lipitor (901 people, 8.53%)
  • Aspirin (848 people, 8.03%)
  • Nexium (772 people, 7.31%)
  • Prilosec (743 people, 7.03%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (746 people, 7.06%)
  • Osteoporosis (723 people, 6.84%)
  • Depression (710 people, 6.72%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (576 people, 5.45%)
  • Pain (566 people, 5.36%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea And Vomiting (2,976 people, 28.17%)
  • Fatigue (2,107 people, 19.94%)
  • Diarrhea (2,038 people, 19.29%)
  • Dizziness (2,016 people, 19.08%)
  • Headache (1,898 people, 17.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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