Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Underactive thyroid?
We study 203,332 people who have Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. Among them, 454 have Underactive thyroid (Hypothyroidism). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 280,503 patients) can be 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) (latest reports from 129,603 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, hypothyroidism, depression.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 203,329 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 454 (0.22%) have Underactive Thyroid. They amount to 0.35% of all the 130,187 people who have Underactive Thyroid on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Underactive thyroid * :
|Underactive thyroid||91.48%||8.52% |
Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Underactive thyroid * :
|Underactive thyroid||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.34%||17.30%||30.81%||32.97%||16.76% |
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Depression (24 people, 5.29%)
- Hypertension (19 people, 4.19%)
- Multiple sclerosis relapse (16 people, 3.52%)
- Anxiety (16 people, 3.52%)
- Vertigo (13 people, 2.86%)
- Dizziness (13 people, 2.86%)
- Aphonia (12 people, 2.64%)
- Restless legs syndrome (12 people, 2.64%)
- Hemiparesis (12 people, 2.64%)
- Anger (12 people, 2.64%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Avonex (305 people, 67.18%)
- Rebif (127 people, 27.97%)
- Tysabri (123 people, 27.09%)
- Baclofen (59 people, 13.00%)
- Synthroid (50 people, 11.01%)
- Neurontin (47 people, 10.35%)
- Provigil (37 people, 8.15%)
- Zoloft (31 people, 6.83%)
- Betaseron (24 people, 5.29%)
- Ibuprofen (23 people, 5.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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