A study for a 60 year old woman who takes Synthroid - from FDA reports


Summary

49,551 females aged 60 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 60 year old female patient who has . The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Oct, 11, 2017

49,551 females aged 60 (±5) who take Synthroid are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Synthroid for a 60-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 60
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions:
  • Drugs taken:
    • Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (4,603 people, 9.29%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4,453 people, 8.99%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (3,761 people, 7.59%)
  • Depression (3,502 people, 7.07%)
  • Pain (2,554 people, 5.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (3,574 people, 7.21%)
  • Lipitor (3,268 people, 6.60%)
  • Premarin (3,220 people, 6.50%)
  • Aspirin (2,869 people, 5.79%)
  • Methotrexate (2,711 people, 5.47%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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