Review: Multiple sclerosis and Underactive thyroid
This is a review of Underactive thyroid (Hypothyroidism) among 203,215 people who have Multiple sclerosis. We analyze the Multiple sclerosis patients by their gender and age, drugs used, and common conditions other than Multiple sclerosis. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and is updated regularly.
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Multiple sclerosis are typically treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Betaseron, Baclofen.
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, hypothyroidism, depression, osteopenia.
On Nov, 24, 2013: 203,206 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 434 (0.21%) have Underactive Thyroid.
Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Underactive thyroid * :
|Underactive thyroid||91.86%||8.14% |
Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Underactive thyroid * :
|Underactive thyroid||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.41%||17.78%||31.48%||31.67%||16.67% |
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (434 people, 100.00%)
- Depression (24 people, 5.53%)
- Hypothyroidism (21 people, 4.84%)
- Hypertension (18 people, 4.15%)
- Multiple sclerosis relapse (16 people, 3.69%)
- Anxiety (16 people, 3.69%)
- Vertigo (13 people, 3.00%)
- Dizziness (13 people, 3.00%)
- Restless legs syndrome (12 people, 2.76%)
- Hemiparesis (12 people, 2.76%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Avonex (299 people, 68.89%)
- Rebif (124 people, 28.57%)
- Tysabri (120 people, 27.65%)
- Baclofen (58 people, 13.36%)
- Synthroid (50 people, 11.52%)
- Neurontin (47 people, 10.83%)
- Provigil (37 people, 8.53%)
- Zoloft (31 people, 7.14%)
- Betaseron (24 people, 5.53%)
- Clonazepam (22 people, 5.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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