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Would you have Underactive thyroid (Hypothyroidism) when you have Multiple sclerosis?

Summary: Underactive thyroid is found among people with Multiple sclerosis, especially people who are female, 40-49 old, also have Depression, and take medication Avonex.

We study 455 people who have Underactive thyroid (Hypothyroidism) and Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) can be treated by Tysabri, Copaxone, Avonex, Rebif, Betaseron, Baclofen. (latest reports from 224,251 Multiple Sclerosis patients)

Underactive thyroid

Underactive thyroid (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 49,468 Underactive thyroid patients)

On Jan, 28, 2015: 455 people who have multiple sclerosis and Underactive Thyroid are studied.

Trend of Underactive thyroid in multiple sclerosis reports

Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Underactive thyroid * :

FemaleMale
Underactive thyroid91.49%8.51%

Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Underactive thyroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Underactive thyroid0.00%0.00%0.00%2.33%17.24%30.88%32.85%16.70%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Underactive thyroid0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (24 people, 5.27%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (21 people, 4.62%)
  3. Hypertension (19 people, 4.18%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis relapse (16 people, 3.52%)
  5. Anxiety (16 people, 3.52%)
  6. Dizziness (13 people, 2.86%)
  7. Vertigo (13 people, 2.86%)
  8. Restless legs syndrome (12 people, 2.64%)
  9. Hemiparesis (12 people, 2.64%)
  10. Anger (12 people, 2.64%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Avonex (305 people, 67.03%)
  2. Rebif (127 people, 27.91%)
  3. Tysabri (124 people, 27.25%)
  4. Baclofen (59 people, 12.97%)
  5. Synthroid (50 people, 10.99%)
  6. Neurontin (47 people, 10.33%)
  7. Provigil (37 people, 8.13%)
  8. Zoloft (31 people, 6.81%)
  9. Betaseron (24 people, 5.27%)
  10. Copaxone (24 people, 5.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • How do i know if an injection site is infected?
    I have MS and take an injection 3 times a week. My stomach area on my left side will occasionally burn or sting days after as if I just did my injection 5 minutes prior. I've been taking the injections since 2007 and this basically started maybe 3 weeks ago. The pain is on and off.
  • Has anyone taking eliquis suffered from itching? not rashes, jsut irritating itching?
    Going crazy with itching since starting eilquis..Doctors insist that's not a side effect. I insist since it's happening to me, it IS, even if it was never documented when in trials. Since it' happening to me, a patient, than I consider it a side effect. Anyone else???
  • Is it okay to take co enzyme q 10 with levothyroxine
    Is it okay to take Co Enzyme Q10 with Lovothyroxine. Will it stop my Levothyroxine from working properly. I am also on Simvastaton. Would appreciate any advice on this.
  • Can my sister take phentermine with multiple sclerosis to lose weight
    I worry she is taking a pill that will affect the nervous system and may not be good for her body.
  • Omeprazole or pantoprazole?
    I take an oral contraceptive, Diane-35 ED, which is not in the list of drugs to choose from on this site.

    Recently, the medication I was taking for my stomach ulcer (Omeprazole) became unavailable in my country of residence and was replaced by Patoprazole. I started taking it yesterday morning and by midday today the side effects were unbearable. I am nauseous, have diarrhea, and a very severe headache. This didn't happen with Omeprazole. Do you think this is a drug interaction or is there some difference between the two that I am perhaps sensitive to?

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You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • Dont use copaxone. it caused huge necrosis of my flesh!!
    I took injections for 1.5 yrs. No problem. Then received a batch that caused huge indentions in my skin. I am a body builder, very obsessed with how my body and skin looks. Now I have massive (1/2 dollar sized) craters in my thighs and upper arms. I can no longer compete. Copaxone ruined my life. So sad, I was diagnosed with MS, but it's the medication that destroyed me. it's the f**ing treatment
    . Be careful. The drug companies don't care. They are just making $$$ off of you.
  • Ms relapse - changed to copaxone in april
    I've never joined one of these sites but saw this site. I have had MS for 14yrs but changed to Copaxone in April, had a relapse last week and wondered how others were getting on with it. I have a puffy left calf/ankle which can be a side effect of Copaxone - have others had this - can you reduce the swelling?
    If I haven't started using this site - my apologies!
  • Shortness of breath after taking levothyroxine for 8-10 yrs.
    I have been experiencing shortness of breath lately when taking the levothyroxine. If I stop taking it for a couple of days my shortness of breath is pretty much gone.
  • Developed systemic scleroderma while on copaxone for 10 yrs.
    I just tested positive for both crest and systemic scleroderma. I already have ms and have been on copaxone over 10 yrs. I believe copaxone may have caused this. I dont blame the makers. I am sure it has helped more then hurt, but I wonder if this has happened to others. If so it should be something ppl are aware of. That there is a risk.
  • My memory loss due to omeprazole
    I took omeprazole for 20 years until I developed edema of the lower extremities. I started having memory problems right away and they still persist even though I have not taken omeprazole now for about 6 yrs. I am hoping it will dissipate or clear my system. I do not have a constant memory problem but rather problems remembering words from time to time. I ended up having to take magnesium for leg cramps that developed from taking omeprazole.

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