Review: could Cytomel cause Anxiety?


Summary

Anxiety is found among people who take Cytomel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 3,419 people who have side effects while taking Cytomel from FDA and social media. Among them, 239 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Cytomel

Cytomel has active ingredients of liothyronine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Cytomel 3,729 users)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 283,880 Anxiety patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

3,419 people reported to have side effects when taking Cytomel.
Among them, 239 people (6.99%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cytomel cause Anxiety?

Time on Cytomel when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 5.56 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Cytomel *:

  • female: 89.32 %
  • male: 10.68 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Cytomel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.96 %
  • 30-39: 9.8 %
  • 40-49: 26.47 %
  • 50-59: 29.41 %
  • 60+: 32.35 %

Severity if Anxiety when taking Cytomel **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 44.44 %
  • severe: 44.44 %
  • most severe: 11.11 %

How people recovered from Anxiety **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (48 people, 20.08%)
  • Depression (46 people, 19.25%)
  • Hypertension (31 people, 12.97%)
  • Osteoporosis (29 people, 12.13%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (26 people, 10.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (108 people, 45.19%)
  • Effexor (66 people, 27.62%)
  • Fosamax (53 people, 22.18%)
  • Ambien (50 people, 20.92%)
  • Zometa (49 people, 20.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (73 people, 30.54%)
  • Pain (72 people, 30.13%)
  • Emotional Distress (72 people, 30.13%)
  • Fatigue (67 people, 28.03%)
  • Nausea (65 people, 27.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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