Review: could Synthroid cause Stuffy nose (Nasal congestion)?
Summary: Stuffy nose is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.
We study 88,994 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 has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,849 Synthroid users)
Stuffy nose (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems. (latest reports from 14,504 Stuffy nose patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 88,973 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 381 people (0.43%) have Stuffy Nose.
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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- A study of drug interactions between Levothyroxine Sodium, Wellbutrin for a 63-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder, Depression. The patient has Constipation
- A study of side effects of Levothyroxine Sodium for a 54-year old man with Thyroid Disorder. The patient has Numb & Painful Feet Pain. Possible Metatarsalgia, Mortans Nueroma
- A study of side effects of Synthroid for a 52-year old man with Hypothyroidism. The patient has Raynaud's Phenomenon (discoloration of the fingers, toes, and occasionally other areas)
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Hydrochlorothiazide, Synthroid for a 52-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Night Sweats, Hot Flashes, Cough
- A study of drug interactions between Symbicort, Levothyroxine Thyroid for a 55-year old woman with Asthma, Thyroxine Decreased. The patient has Osteoporosis
Recent Synthroid related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Lyrica, Flexeril, Adderall 10, Levothyroxine Sodium, Norco for a 39-year old woman who has Cervical Spinal Stenosis
- Comparions of Meloxicam, Synthroid for a 45-year old woman who has Antiinflammatory Therapy
- Comparions of Dexilant, Aldactone, Lamictal, Viibryd, Synthroid for a 33-year old woman who has Weight Loss
- Comparions of Omeprazole Magnesium, Synthroid for a 40-year old woman who has Hypothyroidism
- Comparions of Levothyroxine Sodium, Omeprazole, Keppra for a 68-year old woman who has Confusion, Barrett's Esophagus
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