Review: could Thyroid diseases cause Nystagmus?
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 7, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,243 people who have Thyroid diseases. Among them, 5 experience Nystagmus (Eye movements - uncontrollable). See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Thyroid diseases (latest reports from 47,332 patients) are typically treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothroid, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Cytomel.
Nystagmus (a condition of involuntary eye movement) (latest reports from 12,320 patients) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, depression, convulsion, pain.
On Feb, 6, 2014: 10,220 people who have thyroid diseases are studied. Among them, 5 (0.05%) have Nystagmus.
Gender of people who have thyroid diseases and experienced Nystagmus * :
Age of people who have thyroid diseases and experienced Nystagmus * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 40.00%)
- Delusional disorder, unspecified type (1 people, 20.00%)
- Fibromyalgia (1 people, 20.00%)
- Depression (1 people, 20.00%)
- Hallucination (1 people, 20.00%)
- Bipolar 1 (1 people, 20.00%)
- Grand mal convulsion (1 people, 20.00%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Levothyroxine sodium (3 people, 60.00%)
- Reglan (2 people, 40.00%)
- Zocor (2 people, 40.00%)
- Diazepam (2 people, 40.00%)
- Seroquel (2 people, 40.00%)
- Plavix (2 people, 40.00%)
- Zyflo (2 people, 40.00%)
- Lyrica (2 people, 40.00%)
- Nexium (2 people, 40.00%)
- Cymbalta (2 people, 40.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Levothyroxine medication was 50 micrograms per day but reduced recently to 25 micrograms to adjust thyroid problem (not because of eye problem - involutary eye movement ). However since reduction to 25 micrograms I have not had any eye problems - so I wondered if there was any connection between my previous uncontrolled eye movements and the levothyroxine dosage.
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