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Review: could Thyroid diseases cause Myalgia?

We study 10,344 people who have Thyroid diseases from FDA and social media. Among them, 211 have Myalgia (Muscle aches). 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 49,605 patients) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Methimazole.


Myalgia (muscle pain) (latest reports from 505,048 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 10,337 people who have thyroid diseases are studied. Among them, 211 (2.04%) have Myalgia. They amount to 0.04% of all the 504,933 people who have Myalgia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Myalgia in thyroid diseases reports

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


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


Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (52 people, 24.64%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (49 people, 23.22%)
  3. Osteoporosis (42 people, 19.91%)
  4. Osteopenia (24 people, 11.37%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (18 people, 8.53%)
  6. Pain (16 people, 7.58%)
  7. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 6.64%)
  8. Anxiety (12 people, 5.69%)
  9. Depression (12 people, 5.69%)
  10. Blood pressure (11 people, 5.21%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Synthroid (91 people, 43.13%)
  2. Lipitor (52 people, 24.64%)
  3. Levothyroxine sodium (51 people, 24.17%)
  4. Fosamax (43 people, 20.38%)
  5. Aspirin (24 people, 11.37%)
  6. Atenolol (24 people, 11.37%)
  7. Levoxyl (21 people, 9.95%)
  8. Crestor (19 people, 9.00%)
  9. Simvastatin (13 people, 6.16%)
  10. Hydrochlorothiazide (12 people, 5.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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