A study for a 61 year old woman who takes Synthroid - from FDA reports


Summary

50,344 females aged 61 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 61 year old female patient who has Hashimoto's Disease. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Sep, 05, 2017

50,344 females aged 61 (±5) who take Synthroid are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Synthroid for a 61-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 61
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Hashimoto's Disease
  • Drugs taken:
    • Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Macular Oedema: 19 (0.04% of females aged 61 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Leukopenia: 49 (0.1% of females aged 61 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Photophobia: 54 (0.11% of females aged 61 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Ocular Hypertension: 2 (0% of females aged 61 (±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
  • nausea
  • heart rate increased
  • dizziness
  • malaise
  • high blood pressure
  • chest pain
1 - 6 months:
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • weakness
  • hair loss
  • breathing difficulty
  • insomnia
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone increased
  • heart palpitations
  • muscle spasms
6 - 12 months:
  • hair loss
  • headache
  • itching
  • fatigue
  • weakness
  • weight increased
  • diarrhea
  • nervousness
  • drug ineffective
  • muscle aches
1 - 2 years:
  • fatigue
  • heart palpitations
  • stress and anxiety
  • arrhythmias
  • tremor
  • feeling abnormal
  • cough
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone abnormal
  • high blood cholesterol
  • hair loss
2 - 5 years:
  • fatigue
  • high blood cholesterol
  • nosebleed
  • cataract
  • arthropathy
  • renal failure acute
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • indigestion
  • hypoaesthesia
5 - 10 years:
  • fatigue
  • stress and anxiety
  • weight increased
  • rashes
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • dizziness
  • weakness
  • fall
  • pain in extremity
10+ years:
  • weakness
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • high blood pressure
  • high blood cholesterol
  • chest pain
  • pain in extremity
  • constipation
  • stress and anxiety
  • hair loss
not specified:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • weakness
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • breathing difficulty
  • joint pain

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (4,789 people, 9.51%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4,431 people, 8.80%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (3,962 people, 7.87%)
  • Depression (3,435 people, 6.82%)
  • Pain (2,565 people, 5.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (3,514 people, 6.98%)
  • Lipitor (3,379 people, 6.71%)
  • Premarin (3,216 people, 6.39%)
  • Aspirin (3,085 people, 6.13%)
  • Lasix (2,863 people, 5.69%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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What are the drugs?

What are the conditions?

  • Hashimoto's disease (spectrum of autoimmune thyroid diseases (aitds) and is characterized by the destruction of thyroid cells) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine sodium, Levoxyl, Armour thyroid, Levothyroxine thyroid (latest reports from 5,148 Hashimoto's disease patients)

What are the symtoms?

  • Macular oedema (fluid and protein deposits collect on or under the macula of the eye (a yellow central area of the retina) and causes it to thicken) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 5,014 Macular oedema patients).
  • Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood) has been reported by people with hepatitis c, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 27,520 Leukopenia patients).
  • Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, hepatitis c (latest reports from 10,374 Photophobia patients).
  • Ocular hypertension (intraocular pressure higher than normal) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, macular oedema, age-related macular degeneration, pain (latest reports from 1,927 Ocular hypertension patients).

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