Review: could Synthroid cause Rash?
We study 88,750 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,401 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,584 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 968,738 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 88,741 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 3,512 people (3.96%) have Rash. They amount to 0.36% of all the 970,097 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.
Time on Synthroid when people have Rash * :
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How people recovered from Rash ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (641 people, 18.25%)
- Hypertension (316 people, 9.00%)
- Osteoporosis (246 people, 7.00%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (222 people, 6.32%)
- Pain (215 people, 6.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (627 people, 17.85%)
- Lasix (447 people, 12.73%)
- Lipitor (368 people, 10.48%)
- Nexium (297 people, 8.46%)
- Coumadin (294 people, 8.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I've had a rash on my face for about 2 months now that is concentrated mostly from the left side of my mouth almost down to the chin. I've used tea tree oil with some benefit, but it still only will dry up a little and never completely goes away. It is fairly red most of the time and sometimes will have bumps that look like pimples. It doesn't hurt or itch, but being 52 years old, it's pretty embarrassing. I've made a dermatologist appt., but have had to wait 6 weeks to get in. My new primary care doctor didn't have a clue. Could the dextroamphetamine be causing this rash?
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