Who have Cough with Synthroid - from FDA reports


Cough 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 Lasix, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 161,620 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

How to use this study: bring a copy to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.


Peer to Peer mobile support

Peer support for this study is available on our Ginger Health app. It's free, anonymous and secure. The app is ideal for people taking multiple medications or having multiple conditions.



On Jan, 17, 2019

161,620 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 4,241 people (2.62%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Cough?

Time on Synthroid when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 10.87 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 32.61 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.7 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.39 %
  • 10+ years: 10.87 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 83.74 %
  • male: 16.26 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.23 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 0.38 %
  • 20-29: 1.32 %
  • 30-39: 3.93 %
  • 40-49: 10.28 %
  • 50-59: 22.41 %
  • 60+: 61.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 476 people, 11.22%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 401 people, 9.46%
  3. Asthma: 353 people, 8.32%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol: 331 people, 7.80%
  5. Pain: 240 people, 5.66%
  6. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 235 people, 5.54%
  7. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 195 people, 4.60%
  8. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 184 people, 4.34%
  9. Depression: 181 people, 4.27%
  10. Stress And Anxiety: 133 people, 3.14%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lasix: 512 people, 12.07%
  2. Lipitor: 449 people, 10.59%
  3. Prilosec: 363 people, 8.56%
  4. Aspirin: 348 people, 8.21%
  5. Nexium: 316 people, 7.45%
  6. Fosamax: 287 people, 6.77%
  7. Tylenol: 280 people, 6.60%
  8. Coumadin: 263 people, 6.20%
  9. Xanax: 261 people, 6.15%
  10. Singulair: 251 people, 5.92%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Breathing Difficulty: 1,087 people, 25.63%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,000 people, 23.58%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 752 people, 17.73%
  4. Chest Pain: 746 people, 17.59%
  5. Weakness: 663 people, 15.63%
  6. Fever: 622 people, 14.67%
  7. Headache (pain in head): 597 people, 14.08%
  8. Pain: 596 people, 14.05%
  9. Diarrhea: 571 people, 13.46%
  10. Joint Pain: 562 people, 13.25%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you have Cough while taking Synthroid?


You are not alone:




Related studies

Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 170,727 users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 185,366 Cough patients).


Drugs that are associated with Cough
Cough (3,445 drugs)
Could your condition cause Cough
Cough (3,364 conditions)
Synthroid side effects

Browse by gender and age

Female: 0-1 2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+

Male: 0-1 2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+


Browse all side effects of Synthroid
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Compare Synthroid to similar drugs:


What would happen?

Predict new side effects and undetected conditions when you take Synthroid and have Cough


FDA reports used in this study



Recent updates

Recent general studies
Recent personal studies

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

Submit your testimonial

  • Please fill in your Testimonial.
  • Please enter a minimum of 10 characters for your Testimonial.
  • Please fill in your Name.

Please wait...

{progressItem}

Thank you!