Review: could Synthroid cause Rash?


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 128,803 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,276 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 133,829 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 254,287 Rash patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

128,803 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 5,276 people (4.1%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Rash?

Time on Synthroid when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 22.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.14 %
  • 10+ years: 14.86 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 83.43 %
  • male: 16.57 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 0.41 %
  • 20-29: 1.64 %
  • 30-39: 5.79 %
  • 40-49: 12.71 %
  • 50-59: 24.62 %
  • 60+: 54.55 %

Severity if Rash when taking Synthroid **:

  • least: 9.38 %
  • moderate: 56.25 %
  • severe: 31.25 %
  • most severe: 3.12 %

How people recovered from Rash **:

  • while on drug: 5.88 %
  • after off the drug: 5.88 %
  • not yet: 88.24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (913 people, 17.30%)
  • Hypertension (455 people, 8.62%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (361 people, 6.84%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (276 people, 5.23%)
  • Pain (275 people, 5.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (544 people, 10.31%)
  • Lasix (507 people, 9.61%)
  • Lipitor (418 people, 7.92%)
  • Nexium (332 people, 6.29%)
  • Xanax (321 people, 6.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pruritus (1,005 people, 19.05%)
  • Fatigue (734 people, 13.91%)
  • Pain (714 people, 13.53%)
  • Nausea (711 people, 13.48%)
  • Dyspnoea (595 people, 11.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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