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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 88,885 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

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,730 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Trend of synthroid reports

Stuffy nose

Stuffy nose (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) (latest reports from 78,403 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 88,863 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 381 people (0.43%) have Stuffy Nose.

Trend of Stuffy nose in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Stuffy nose * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stuffy nose0.00%8.33%0.00%58.33%16.67%16.67%0.00%

Gender of people who have Stuffy nose when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Stuffy nose82.14%17.86%

Age of people who have Stuffy nose when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stuffy nose0.27%0.53%0.53%1.86%11.41%16.18%29.71%39.52%

Severity of Stuffy nose when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stuffy nose0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Stuffy nose ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Stuffy nose0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (82 people, 21.52%)
  2. Hypertension (46 people, 12.07%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (36 people, 9.45%)
  4. Depression (29 people, 7.61%)
  5. Breast cancer (21 people, 5.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (57 people, 14.96%)
  2. Lasix (52 people, 13.65%)
  3. Lipitor (46 people, 12.07%)
  4. Folic acid (43 people, 11.29%)
  5. Ambien (43 people, 11.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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