Related topic: Thyroid diseases, Nystagmus
Review: could Thyroid diseases cause Nystagmus?
Summary: Nystagmus could be caused by Thyroid diseases, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease, and take Levothyroxine sodium.
We study 10,284 people who have Thyroid diseases from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Nystagmus (Eye movements - uncontrollable). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Thyroid diseases (latest reports from 48,640 patients) are typically treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Methimazole.
Nystagmus (a condition of involuntary eye movement) (latest reports from 12,553 patients) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, depression, convulsion, high blood pressure.
On Apr, 9, 2014: 10,270 people who have thyroid diseases are studied. Among them, 5 (0.05%) have Nystagmus. They amount to 0.04% of all the 12,641 people who have Nystagmus on eHealthMe.
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%)
- Depression (1 people, 20.00%)
- Hallucination (1 people, 20.00%)
- Delusional disorder, unspecified type (1 people, 20.00%)
- Fibromyalgia (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%)
- Seroquel (2 people, 40.00%)
- Zocor (2 people, 40.00%)
- Lyrica (2 people, 40.00%)
- Reglan (2 people, 40.00%)
- Glimepiride (2 people, 40.00%)
- Nexium (2 people, 40.00%)
- Diazepam (2 people, 40.00%)
- Zyflo (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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