Hypothyroidism and Rigors - from FDA reports


Rigors is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Synthroid and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Rigors with Hypothyroidism. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 523 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 23, 2017

523 people who have Hypothyroidism and Rigors are studied.

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Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Rigors *:

  • female: 86.02 %
  • male: 13.98 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Rigors *:

  • 0-1: 0.22 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.89 %
  • 20-29: 3.56 %
  • 30-39: 5.57 %
  • 40-49: 15.59 %
  • 50-59: 26.28 %
  • 60+: 47.88 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (150 people, 28.68%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (76 people, 14.53%)
  • Pain (65 people, 12.43%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (63 people, 12.05%)
  • Depression (60 people, 11.47%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (214 people, 40.92%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (78 people, 14.91%)
  • Humira (69 people, 13.19%)
  • Lasix (30 people, 5.74%)
  • Levoxyl (27 people, 5.16%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Fever (179 people, 34.23%)
  • Nausea (132 people, 25.24%)
  • Fatigue (114 people, 21.80%)
  • Weakness (105 people, 20.08%)
  • Headache (99 people, 18.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine sodium, Levothyroxine thyroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid (latest reports from 85,738 Hypothyroidism patients)


Rigors (an episode of shaking or exaggerated shivering) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 75,190 Rigors patients).

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