Thyroid diseases and Cataract - from FDA reports


Cataract is found among people with Thyroid diseases, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Synthroid and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Cataract with Thyroid diseases. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 351 people who have Thyroid diseases from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 15, 2017

351 people who have Thyroid Diseases and Cataract are studied.

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Gender of people who have Thyroid Diseases and experience Cataract *:

  • female: 87.43 %
  • male: 12.57 %

Age of people who have Thyroid Diseases and experience Cataract *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.37 %
  • 20-29: 1.47 %
  • 30-39: 0.73 %
  • 40-49: 3.66 %
  • 50-59: 19.41 %
  • 60+: 74.36 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (101 people, 28.77%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (91 people, 25.93%)
  • Pain (56 people, 15.95%)
  • Depression (56 people, 15.95%)
  • Osteoporosis (53 people, 15.10%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (122 people, 34.76%)
  • Fosamax (64 people, 18.23%)
  • Nexium (40 people, 11.40%)
  • Metformin (32 people, 9.12%)
  • Crestor (29 people, 8.26%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (62 people, 17.66%)
  • Fall (60 people, 17.09%)
  • Joint Pain (59 people, 16.81%)
  • Osteoarthritis (57 people, 16.24%)
  • Visual Impairment (55 people, 15.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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