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Review: could Thyroid diseases cause Cataract?

We study 10,328 people who have Thyroid diseases from FDA and social media. Among them, 160 have Cataract. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Thyroid diseases

Thyroid diseases (latest reports from 49,478 patients) are typically treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Methimazole.

Cataract

Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) (latest reports from 135,834 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, diabetes.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 10,325 people who have thyroid diseases are studied. Among them, 160 (1.55%) have Cataract. They amount to 0.12% of all the 135,346 people who have Cataract on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cataract in thyroid diseases reports

Gender of people who have thyroid diseases and experienced Cataract * :

FemaleMale
Cataract88.39%11.61%

Age of people who have thyroid diseases and experienced Cataract * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cataract0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.47%2.94%30.88%65.44%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cataract100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (37 people, 23.12%)
  2. Hypertension (35 people, 21.88%)
  3. Osteopenia (27 people, 16.88%)
  4. Depression (26 people, 16.25%)
  5. Blood pressure (21 people, 13.12%)
  6. Pain (19 people, 11.88%)
  7. Arthritis (19 people, 11.88%)
  8. Diabetes mellitus (15 people, 9.38%)
  9. Rheumatoid arthritis (15 people, 9.38%)
  10. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 8.75%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Synthroid (70 people, 43.75%)
  2. Fosamax (52 people, 32.50%)
  3. Levoxyl (20 people, 12.50%)
  4. Atenolol (19 people, 11.88%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (19 people, 11.88%)
  6. Prednisone (19 people, 11.88%)
  7. Aspirin (16 people, 10.00%)
  8. Humira (15 people, 9.38%)
  9. Allegra (14 people, 8.75%)
  10. Simvastatin (13 people, 8.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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