Review: could Synthroid cause Rectal bleeding?
Summary: Rectal bleeding could be caused by Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Lipitor.
We study 88,617 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 78 have Rectal bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Rectal bleeding and more.
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Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,438 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Rectal bleeding (bleeding from rectum) (latest reports from 9,979 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, gastroesophageal reflux disease.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 88,617 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 78 people (0.09%) have Rectal Bleeding. They amount to 0.78% of all the 9,975 people who have Rectal Bleeding on eHealthMe.
Time on Synthroid when people have Rectal bleeding * :
Gender of people who have Rectal bleeding when taking Synthroid * :
|Rectal bleeding||88.61%||11.39% |
Age of people who have Rectal bleeding when taking Synthroid * :
|Rectal bleeding||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.41%||5.63%||2.82%||23.94%||66.20% |
Severity of Rectal bleeding when taking Synthroid ** :
How people recovered from Rectal bleeding ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (14 people, 17.95%)
- Lasix (13 people, 16.67%)
- Xenical (11 people, 14.10%)
- Premarin (11 people, 14.10%)
- Xanax (11 people, 14.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 years ago):
Using 500 mg per day for approx. 18 months, with bleeding only when infected or taking high doses of NSAIDs. Bleeding became continuous approx. 72 hours after switch to 1,000 mg per day, getting worse over 72 hours thereafter.
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