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Review: could Synthroid cause Rectal bleeding?

Summary: Rectal bleeding is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Lipitor, and have Thyroid gland removal. We study 89,024 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 79 have Rectal bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Rectal bleeding and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,877 Synthroid users)

Rectal bleeding

Rectal bleeding (bleeding from rectum) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, pain. (latest reports from 3,160 Rectal bleeding patients)

On May, 5, 2015: 89,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 79 people (0.09%) have Rectal Bleeding.

Trend of Rectal bleeding in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Rectal bleeding * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rectal bleeding0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Gender of people who have Rectal bleeding when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Rectal bleeding88.75%11.25%

Age of people who have Rectal bleeding when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rectal bleeding0.00%0.00%0.00%1.39%5.56%2.78%25.00%65.28%

Severity of Rectal bleeding when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rectal bleeding0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rectal bleeding ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rectal bleeding0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Thyroidectomy (1 people, 1.27%)
  2. Depression (1 people, 1.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (14 people, 17.72%)
  2. Lasix (13 people, 16.46%)
  3. Premarin (11 people, 13.92%)
  4. Xenical (11 people, 13.92%)
  5. Xanax (11 people, 13.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Bleeding symptoms reduce when off medication for nearly a week. Blood clot type content in loose stool (liquid). blood ranges from very dark to bright in same movement. Amount of blood is concern. There is pain and firm area in between upper pelvic and lower abdomen area that disappears after movement and release of blood. I have had scope tests resulting in small neg pollups, and although have hemorrhoids that may bleed on occasion, stool is loose and no pressure is present at the time on the hemorrhoids

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • I started having rectal bleeding/hemmroids about 2 months ago. I started on my thyroid pill and hormone cream about this time.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 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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