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Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Underactive thyroid?

Summary: Underactive thyroid could be caused by Multiple sclerosis, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Depression, and take Avonex.

We study 203,280 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

Multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 279,856 patients) are typically treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Betaseron, Baclofen.

Underactive thyroid

Underactive thyroid (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 128,816 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 203,277 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 454 (0.22%) have Underactive Thyroid. They amount to 0.35% of all the 127,998 people who have Underactive Thyroid on eHealthMe.

Trend of Underactive thyroid in multiple sclerosis reports

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

FemaleMale
Underactive thyroid91.48%8.52%

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%2.34%17.30%30.81%32.97%16.76%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (24 people, 5.29%)
  2. Hypertension (19 people, 4.19%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis relapse (16 people, 3.52%)
  4. Anxiety (16 people, 3.52%)
  5. Vertigo (13 people, 2.86%)
  6. Dizziness (13 people, 2.86%)
  7. Aphonia (12 people, 2.64%)
  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, 67.18%)
  2. Rebif (127 people, 27.97%)
  3. Tysabri (123 people, 27.09%)
  4. Baclofen (59 people, 13.00%)
  5. Synthroid (50 people, 11.01%)
  6. Neurontin (47 people, 10.35%)
  7. Provigil (37 people, 8.15%)
  8. Zoloft (31 people, 6.83%)
  9. Betaseron (24 people, 5.29%)
  10. Ibuprofen (23 people, 5.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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