Synthroid and Rash - from FDA reports
Rash is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 129,039 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA. Among them, 5,465 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 137,587 users)
Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,402 Rash patients).
On Jan, 26, 2017
129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 5,465 people (4.24%) have Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Synthroid when people have Rash *:
- < 1 month: 27.07 %
- 1 - 6 months: 24.81 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.52 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.52 %
- 2 - 5 years: 9.77 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.78 %
- 10+ years: 10.53 %
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Synthroid *:
- female: 83.39 %
- male: 16.61 %
Age of people who have Rash when taking Synthroid *:
- 0-1: 0.07 %
- 2-9: 0.19 %
- 10-19: 0.37 %
- 20-29: 1.7 %
- 30-39: 5.73 %
- 40-49: 12.54 %
- 50-59: 24.21 %
- 60+: 55.16 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypothyroidism (926 people, 16.94%)
- High Blood Pressure (487 people, 8.91%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (446 people, 8.16%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (382 people, 6.99%)
- Pain (284 people, 5.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (546 people, 9.99%)
- Lasix (522 people, 9.55%)
- Lipitor (428 people, 7.83%)
- Nexium (339 people, 6.20%)
- Xanax (329 people, 6.02%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Itching (1,043 people, 19.09%)
- Fatigue (804 people, 14.71%)
- Nausea (741 people, 13.56%)
- Pain (733 people, 13.41%)
- Breathing Difficulty (610 people, 11.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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