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Levothyroxine, also L-thyroxine, synthetic thyroxine, or 3,5,3',5'-tetraiodo-L-thyronine, is a synthetic form of th...
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Does Synthroid cause Rosacea ?

#186 in Synthroid discussions - 81 posts discuss Rosacea with Synthroid. Rosacea is #186 concern in Synthroid discussions.
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Can Synthroid cause Rosacia?
I started on Synthroid 3 months ago and have had the worst rosacia symptoms every since then. I didn't make the connection at first. But, I seriously look like I have the measles. I am covering my face with thicker makeup to help tone it down...but it doesn't cover bumps. Nothing topical is helping. Although, Apple Cider Vinegar helped initially (I read that some folks were having great results treating rosacia with vinegar). It's bad again. I've never had it this bad. Then, I looked back and it's exactly when I started treatment for my Hoshimotos. Is there any help? I look terrible and have a client facing job.
Anon
September 4, 2014
Hi, you've probably already figured this out by now, but I'll go ahead and reply anyway just in case. I don't know about Rosacea. but Synthroid contains both acacia and lactose, two things that you could possibly be allergic to, hence the skin problems. If you can afford it, schedule for an allergen test, but if you can't afford it, talk to your doc about switching to a thyroid med that doesn't contain either of those ingredients. Best of luck to you.

rosacea did appear when I started the synthroid. Mine is...
" ...I look back the rosacea did appear when I started the synthroid. Mine is only really visible in the cold weather and with this last bump up... "

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een on synthroid for 50 years, have only had rosacea for a f...
" ...I've been on synthroid for 50 years, have only had rosacea for a few.... "

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for 50 years, have only had rosacea for a few. ---------...
" ...before I even heard of rosacea, but was showing the symptoms. Synthroid did nothing to reduce the redness, swelling or bumps for ... I've been on synthroid for 50 years, have only had rosacea... "

synthroid too! I had been diagnosed with Rosacea approx 5...
" Im on synthroid too! I had been diagnosed with Rosacea approx 5 or 6 ...after... "

My rosacea got so bad after I started synthroid, I was...
" ...causing the redness. My rosacea got so bad after I started... "

synthroid for a short time and it made my rosacea (which...
" I used synthroid for a short time and it made my rosacea (which had been in remission) ...took months after stopping the synthroid to recover. It was... "

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or 50 years, have only had rosacea for a few. -----------...
" ...not true for everyone. Also, synthroid is not a drug to ...trigger for many of us. Synthroid may exacerbate rosacea in people ... I've been on synthroid for 50 years, have only had rosacea for a... "

and was told I had excema, and possibly early mild rosacea...
" I started having problems with my face flushing and red dry patches ...was diagnosed, and placed on synthroid. I finally went to a derm and was told I had excema, and possibly early mild rosacea. So,... "

I cannot take the generic. I have only had rosacea...
" ...with my brain. My doctor put me on Synthroid. I cannot take the generic. I have only had rosacea for 2 or 3 years that I am sure ...a correlation between Thyroid and Rosacea? Hope this helps a... "

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