Hypothyroidism and Cataract - from FDA reports


Cataract is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Synthroid and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Cataract with Hypothyroidism. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 397 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 21, 2017

397 people who have Hypothyroidism and Cataract are studied.

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Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Cataract *:

  • female: 86.79 %
  • male: 13.21 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Cataract *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.67 %
  • 20-29: 0.33 %
  • 30-39: 0.67 %
  • 40-49: 4.01 %
  • 50-59: 16.39 %
  • 60+: 77.93 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (129 people, 32.49%)
  • High Blood Pressure (110 people, 27.71%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (68 people, 17.13%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (50 people, 12.59%)
  • Osteopenia (47 people, 11.84%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (225 people, 56.68%)
  • Fosamax (140 people, 35.26%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (48 people, 12.09%)
  • Alendronate Sodium (43 people, 10.83%)
  • Humira (39 people, 9.82%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Fall (102 people, 25.69%)
  • Dizziness (81 people, 20.40%)
  • Osteoarthritis (78 people, 19.65%)
  • High Blood Pressure (72 people, 18.14%)
  • Back Pain (66 people, 16.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Cataract and 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 82,628 Hypothyroidism patients)


Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, diabetes, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 29,297 Cataract patients).

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