Review: could Hypothyroidism cause Cataract?
We study 32,936 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA and social media. Among them, 258 have Cataract. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 130,407 patients) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Cytomel.
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) (latest reports from 135,698 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, diabetes.
On Sep, 12, 2014: 32,918 people who have hypothyroidism are studied. Among them, 258 (0.78%) have Cataract.
Gender of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Cataract * :
Age of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Cataract * :
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (106 people, 41.09%)
- Hypertension (57 people, 22.09%)
- Osteopenia (29 people, 11.24%)
- Osteoarthritis (26 people, 10.08%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (25 people, 9.69%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (18 people, 6.98%)
- Pain (18 people, 6.98%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (16 people, 6.20%)
- Hypersensitivity (15 people, 5.81%)
- Anxiety (14 people, 5.43%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Synthroid (159 people, 61.63%)
- Fosamax (118 people, 45.74%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (47 people, 18.22%)
- Alendronate sodium (40 people, 15.50%)
- Levoxyl (35 people, 13.57%)
- Premarin (34 people, 13.18%)
- Aspirin (33 people, 12.79%)
- Vioxx (25 people, 9.69%)
- Lipitor (24 people, 9.30%)
- Allegra (21 people, 8.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Elizabeth Mina on Jul, 11, 2011:
After my first dose of Citrucel fiber 3 days ago, I started noticing increasing symptoms of urinary retention (difficulty getting a stream of urine started with very little and dark urine). Because of former back surgery and a known propensity to experience urinary retention with nerve drugs like neurontin and SSRIs like Paxil, I always have to be alert to any ingredient that impairs urination. However, I didn't have any urinary retention in the 5 years I took Metamucil fiber for constipation. (I had to stop taking Metamucil after I started responding with chronic asthma to its main ingredient, the psyllium, which is ground husk from the plantain plant; my allergy doctor tested me to this common weed allergen and I had a positive reaction.) I am wondering why Citrucel gives me urinary retention whereas the Metamucil never did, since they are both similar forms of fiber geared to work the say way. Any answers?
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Common treatments for Hypothyroidism and their efficacy:
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Studies of common Hypothyroidism symptoms:
- Lethargy in Hypothyroidism (2,217 reports)
- Nausea in Hypothyroidism (1,856 reports)
- Dizziness in Hypothyroidism (1,777 reports)
- Short Of Breath in Hypothyroidism (1,665 reports)
- Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness in Hypothyroidism (1,529 reports)
- Frequent Headaches in Hypothyroidism (1,490 reports)
- Not Effective in Hypothyroidism (1,384 reports)
- Anxiolytic Therapy in Hypothyroidism (1,371 reports)
- Frequent Bowel Movements in Hypothyroidism (1,347 reports)
- Blood Pressure - High in Hypothyroidism (1,328 reports)
Cataract related symptom studies:
Hypothyroidism is also known as: Adult hypothyroidism, Hypothyroid, Hypothyroids, Hypothyroidy, Low Thyroid, Myxedema, Under Active Thyroid, Under Active Thyroids, Underactive Thyroid.
Cataract is also known as: Lens opacity.
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