Review: could Synthroid cause Stuffy nose?
We study 88,750 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 381 have Stuffy nose. Find out below who they are, when they have Stuffy nose and more.
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Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,584 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Stuffy nose (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) (latest reports from 78,203 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems.
On Jul, 16, 2014: 88,741 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 381 people (0.43%) have Stuffy Nose. They amount to 0.49% of all the 78,188 people who have Stuffy Nose on eHealthMe.
Time on Synthroid when people have Stuffy nose * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stuffy nose||0.00%||8.33%||0.00%||58.33%||16.67%||16.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Stuffy nose when taking Synthroid * :
|Stuffy nose||82.14%||17.86% |
Age of people who have Stuffy nose when taking Synthroid * :
|Stuffy nose||0.27%||0.53%||0.53%||1.86%||11.41%||16.18%||29.71%||39.52% |
Severity of Stuffy nose when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stuffy nose||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Stuffy nose ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Stuffy nose||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (82 people, 21.52%)
- Hypertension (46 people, 12.07%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (36 people, 9.45%)
- Depression (29 people, 7.61%)
- Breast cancer (21 people, 5.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (57 people, 14.96%)
- Lasix (52 people, 13.65%)
- Lipitor (46 people, 12.07%)
- Folic acid (43 people, 11.29%)
- Ambien (43 people, 11.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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