A study for a 38 year old woman who takes Synthroid - from FDA reports


Summary

15,558 females aged 38 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 38 year old female patient who has Hypothyroid. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Oct, 12, 2017

15,558 females aged 38 (±5) who take Synthroid are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Synthroid for a 38-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 38
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Hypothyroid
  • Drugs taken:
    • Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Hypothyroid: 165 (1.06% of females aged 38 (±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
  • nausea
  • heart palpitations
  • dizziness
  • drowsiness
  • stress and anxiety
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • pain
  • weight increased
1 - 6 months:
  • fatigue
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone increased
  • hair loss
  • weight increased
  • stress and anxiety
  • feeling abnormal
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • headache
  • nausea
6 - 12 months:
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • metabolic acidosis
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • renal impairment
  • headache
  • general physical health deterioration
  • cervix carcinoma
  • rashes
  • feeling abnormal
  • hair loss
1 - 2 years:
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone increased
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • pulmonary embolism
  • stress and anxiety
  • weight increased
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • rashes
  • nausea
2 - 5 years:
  • pain
  • injury
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • emotional distress
  • stress and anxiety
  • weight increased
  • hair loss
  • loss of consciousness
5 - 10 years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • hyperthyroidism
  • deep venous thrombosis
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • stress and anxiety
  • joint pain
  • emotional distress
10+ years:
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone increased
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • drug ineffective
  • dizziness
  • depression
  • heart attack
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • stress and anxiety
not specified:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • pain
  • stress and anxiety
  • drug ineffective
  • dizziness
  • chest pain
  • breathing difficulty
  • weakness

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (1,235 people, 7.94%)
  • Birth Control (970 people, 6.23%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (823 people, 5.29%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (804 people, 5.17%)
  • Pain (636 people, 4.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (1,055 people, 6.78%)
  • Yasmin (706 people, 4.54%)
  • Zoloft (675 people, 4.34%)
  • Cymbalta (670 people, 4.31%)
  • Prednisone (643 people, 4.13%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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