Could Hypothyroidism cause Cataract - from FDA reports

Summary

Cataract is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Synthroid and have Osteoporosis. We study 397 people who have Cataract and Hypothyroidism from FDA. 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 77,198 Hypothyroidism patients)

Cataract

Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 27,440 Cataract patients).

On Dec, 05, 2016

397 people who have Hypothyroidism and Cataract are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

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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 %

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%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • 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%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • 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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