Could Hypothyroidism cause Fainting - from FDA reports

Summary

Fainting is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Synthroid and have High blood pressure. We study 576 people who have Fainting 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)

Fainting

Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, primary pulmonary hypertension (latest reports from 69,934 Fainting patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

576 people who have Hypothyroidism and Fainting are studied.


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Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Fainting *:

  • female: 81.7 %
  • male: 18.3 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Fainting *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.42 %
  • 10-19: 1.04 %
  • 20-29: 2.71 %
  • 30-39: 6.46 %
  • 40-49: 11.04 %
  • 50-59: 17.29 %
  • 60+: 61.04 %

Severity of Fainting *:

  • least: 22.22 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 22.22 %
  • most severe: 5.56 %

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (199 people, 34.55%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (148 people, 25.69%)
  • Fosamax (68 people, 11.81%)
  • Aspirin (55 people, 9.55%)
  • Simvastatin (44 people, 7.64%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (206 people, 35.76%)
  • Depression (102 people, 17.71%)
  • Osteoporosis (79 people, 13.72%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (75 people, 13.02%)
  • Diabetes (61 people, 10.59%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Dizziness (138 people, 23.96%)
  • Fall (104 people, 18.06%)
  • Weakness (95 people, 16.49%)
  • Hypotension (86 people, 14.93%)
  • Nausea (82 people, 14.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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