Who have Cough with Hypothyroidism - from FDA reports

Cough is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Synthroid and have High blood pressure. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,616 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 02, 2019

1,616 people who have Hypothyroidism and Cough are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Cough *:

  • female: 84.9 %
  • male: 15.1 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Cough *:

  • 0-1: 0.31 %
  • 2-9: 0.38 %
  • 10-19: 0.54 %
  • 20-29: 1.53 %
  • 30-39: 4.6 %
  • 40-49: 11.2 %
  • 50-59: 18.48 %
  • 60+: 62.96 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 518 people, 32.05%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 302 people, 18.69%
  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 255 people, 15.78%
  4. Pain: 224 people, 13.86%
  5. Depression: 209 people, 12.93%
  6. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 197 people, 12.19%
  7. Asthma: 180 people, 11.14%
  8. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 158 people, 9.78%
  9. Diabetes: 143 people, 8.85%
  10. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 135 people, 8.35%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Synthroid: 673 people, 41.65%
  2. Humira: 263 people, 16.27%
  3. Levothyroxine Sodium: 211 people, 13.06%
  4. Fosamax: 126 people, 7.80%
  5. Spiriva: 122 people, 7.55%
  6. Aspirin: 114 people, 7.05%
  7. Methotrexate: 107 people, 6.62%
  8. Lipitor: 98 people, 6.06%
  9. Nexium: 93 people, 5.75%
  10. Vitamin D: 85 people, 5.26%

Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Breathing Difficulty: 391 people, 24.20%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 272 people, 16.83%
  3. Chest Pain: 215 people, 13.30%
  4. Diarrhea: 206 people, 12.75%
  5. Fever: 202 people, 12.50%
  6. Weakness: 201 people, 12.44%
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 191 people, 11.82%
  8. Headache (pain in head): 189 people, 11.70%
  9. Dizziness: 185 people, 11.45%
  10. Pain: 171 people, 10.58%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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