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Review: could Synthroid cause Rash (Rashes)?





Summary: Rash is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 88,908 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

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 93,746 users)

Rash

Rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.(latest reports from Rash 150,227 patients)

On Dec, 12, 2014: 88,898 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 3,512 people (3.95%) have Rash.

Trend of Rash in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash16.46%34.15%6.10%8.54%10.37%12.80%11.59%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Rash82.71%17.29%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.03%0.12%0.49%1.31%5.38%13.10%25.96%53.60%

Severity of Rash when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash10.71%64.29%21.43%3.57%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rash7.14%7.14%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (641 people, 18.25%)
  2. Hypertension (316 people, 9.00%)
  3. Osteoporosis (246 people, 7.00%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (222 people, 6.32%)
  5. Pain (215 people, 6.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (627 people, 17.85%)
  2. Lasix (447 people, 12.73%)
  3. Lipitor (368 people, 10.48%)
  4. Nexium (297 people, 8.46%)
  5. Coumadin (294 people, 8.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 49 year old woman who has Depression,anxiety, Insomnia,diabetes , ITP , Lupus, and takes Atenolol, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Synthroid, Prozac)
    Long period of depression desperate to find something that will work quik and give me some energy.
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    (Asked by a 86 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism ,hypertension, Osteoarthritis, and takes Celebrex, Synthroid, Valsartan And Hydrochlorothiazide)
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    (Asked by a 73 year old woman who has Reflux Gastritis, Tiredness)
    also taking Panioprazole in am forty-five minutes before breakfast,
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    (Asked by a 72 year old woman who has Itching,burning Of External Vaginal Area., and takes Levothyroxine Sodium, Fenofibrate)
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  • Hallucinations and skin thas red and hurts
    (Asked by a 46 year old woman who has Hallucinations.skin Thats Red Like A Sun Burn And Mouth Blisters, and takes Hydrochlorothiazide, Sudafed, Levothyroxine Thyroid)
    I am having horrable hallucinations.manic episodes because i slam on the brakes to avoid people or animals that are not there.i feel like im going to razy.high bood pressure, heavy breathing and anxiety.my face and body have spoys that are like a sun burn and blisters in my mouth.emergency room accu ...

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