Review: could Synthroid cause Rash?
We study 88,801 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,428 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,638 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 966,908 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 88,773 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 968,916 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.
Time on Synthroid when people have Rash * :
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Gender of people who have Rash when taking Synthroid * :
Age of people who have Rash when taking Synthroid * :
Severity of Rash when taking Synthroid ** :
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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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From this study (4 weeks ago):
I broke out in a rash on several places on my body. A doctor diagnosed one area as contact dermatitis and another area as a yeast infection. After 2 weeks the rash is gone for the most part but I am still itching. It is worst after sleeping. I will awake itching and itch for some time after waking but eventually it tapers off.
From this study (3 months ago):
I took INH in 1995 for 9 months also wondering if these symptoms could be long term side effect from that.
From this study (4 months ago):
Luekemia ruled out. Ana negative, hiv negative. CT scan negative, cardiogram (ultrasound) negative. Bone marrow biopsy negative for hypereosinophilia and luekemia.
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