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Review: could Hepatitis c cause Hyperthyroidism?

We study 30,023 people who have Hepatitis c from FDA and social media. Among them, 202 have Hyperthyroidism. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hepatitis c

Hepatitis c (latest reports from 56,449 patients) is typically treated by Ribavirin, Pegasys, Peginterferon, Incivek.

Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism (over activity of the thyroid gland) (latest reports from 30,751 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, hypothyroidism, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 30,023 people who have hepatitis c are studied. Among them, 202 (0.67%) have Hyperthyroidism. They amount to 0.66% of all the 30,741 people who have Hyperthyroidism on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hyperthyroidism in hepatitis c reports

Gender of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Hyperthyroidism * :

FemaleMale
Hyperthyroidism77.33%22.67%

Age of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Hyperthyroidism * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hyperthyroidism0.58%0.00%1.16%7.25%15.36%29.28%33.33%13.33%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (14 people, 6.93%)
  2. Hiv infection (12 people, 5.94%)
  3. Prophylaxis (12 people, 5.94%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (12 people, 5.94%)
  5. Ill-defined disorder (6 people, 2.97%)
  6. Headache (5 people, 2.48%)
  7. Fatigue (3 people, 1.49%)
  8. Hypertension (2 people, 0.99%)
  9. Neutropenia (2 people, 0.99%)
  10. Thyroiditis (2 people, 0.99%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Rebetol (170 people, 84.16%)
  2. Ribavirin (155 people, 76.73%)
  3. Peg-intron (143 people, 70.79%)
  4. Pegasys (110 people, 54.46%)
  5. Copegus (65 people, 32.18%)
  6. Intron a (42 people, 20.79%)
  7. Methimazole (15 people, 7.43%)
  8. Levothyroxine sodium (15 people, 7.43%)
  9. Bactrim (12 people, 5.94%)
  10. Truvada (12 people, 5.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • When my levels are normal I am only taking 50mg every eight hours. When increased to 100mg ever 8 the hyperthyroidism comes back. Weight loss 6-10 pounds, increased sleep disturbance and anxiety.

    Reply

    trouboemaker on Jul, 5, 2014:

    Still experiencing weight loss 5ft 8in at 110lbs. Increased intake of calories over the last three months and still unable to gain weight. High pulse rate 112 while resting. Female 28

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Sudden hyperthyroidism following opiate, alcohol cessation and a immediately following a prescribed increase in citalopram.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Fatty Liver Disease.
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