Would you have Cataract when you have Hypothyroidism?

Summary

Cataract is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Synthroid and have Hypothyroidism. We study 236 people who have Cataract and Hypothyroidism from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine thyroid, Levothroid (latest reports from 45,672 Hypothyroidism patients)

Cataract

Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) has been reported by people with gastric ulcer, sepsis, cardiac failure, fatigue, high blood pressure (latest reports from 15,371 Cataract patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

236 people who have Hypothyroidism and Cataract are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Cataract when you have Hypothyroidism?

Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Cataract *:

  • female: 87.61 %
  • male: 12.39 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Cataract *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.51 %
  • 40-49: 3.57 %
  • 50-59: 17.35 %
  • 60+: 78.57 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (234 people)
  • Osteoporosis (102 people)
  • Hypertension (53 people)
  • Osteopenia (29 people)
  • Osteoarthritis (26 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (21 people)
  • Pain (18 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (17 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (16 people)
  • Hypersensitivity (14 people)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (154 people)
  • Fosamax (114 people)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (42 people)
  • Alendronate Sodium (37 people)
  • Premarin (34 people)
  • Levoxyl (32 people)
  • Aspirin (32 people)
  • Vioxx (25 people)
  • Lipitor (23 people)
  • Allegra (21 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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