A study for a 59 year old woman who takes Synthroid - from FDA reports


Summary

48,558 females aged 59 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 59 year old female patient who has Autoimmune Thyroiditis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Sep, 10, 2017

48,558 females aged 59 (±5) who take Synthroid are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Synthroid for a 59-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 59
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Autoimmune Thyroiditis
  • Drugs taken:
    • Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Eye Pruritus: 41 (0.08% of females aged 59 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • weakness
  • heart palpitations
  • dizziness
  • heart rate increased
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • feeling abnormal
  • high blood pressure
1 - 6 months:
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • weakness
  • heart palpitations
  • hair loss
  • headache
  • rashes
  • weight increased
  • breathing difficulty
  • drug ineffective
6 - 12 months:
  • headache
  • hair loss
  • fatigue
  • weight increased
  • high blood pressure
  • dizziness
  • itching
  • nervousness
  • drug ineffective
  • muscle aches
1 - 2 years:
  • heart palpitations
  • fatigue
  • stress and anxiety
  • tremor
  • hair loss
  • breathing difficulty
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone abnormal
  • high blood cholesterol
  • insomnia
  • cough
2 - 5 years:
  • fatigue
  • arthropathy
  • headache
  • overdose
  • osteomyelitis
  • joint pain
  • aseptic necrosis
  • weight decreased
  • nosebleed
  • chest pain
5 - 10 years:
  • stress and anxiety
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • hair loss
  • weight increased
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • pain in extremity
  • nausea
  • headache
10+ years:
  • weakness
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • high blood pressure
  • stress and anxiety
  • chest pain
  • pain in extremity
  • high blood cholesterol
  • hair loss
  • headache
not specified:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • pain
  • weakness
  • dizziness
  • diarrhea
  • breathing difficulty
  • joint pain

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4,428 people, 9.12%)
  • High Blood Pressure (4,383 people, 9.03%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (3,613 people, 7.44%)
  • Depression (3,576 people, 7.36%)
  • Pain (2,526 people, 5.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (3,587 people, 7.39%)
  • Lipitor (3,156 people, 6.50%)
  • Premarin (3,124 people, 6.43%)
  • Methotrexate (2,735 people, 5.63%)
  • Aspirin (2,680 people, 5.52%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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