Review: could Cytomel cause Back Pain?


Back pain is found among people who take Cytomel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Synthroid, and have Hypertension . We study 2,727 people who have side effects while taking Cytomel from FDA and social media. Among them, 67 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Cytomel has active ingredients of liothyronine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Cytomel 2,909 users)

Back Pain

Back pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, high blood pressure, dizziness (latest reports from 126,425 Back pain patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

2,727 people reported to have side effects when taking Cytomel.
Among them, 67 people (2.46%) have Back Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cytomel cause Back pain?

Time on Cytomel when people have Back Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Back Pain when taking Cytomel *:

  • female: 85.94 %
  • male: 14.06 %

Age of people who have Back Pain when taking Cytomel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.85 %
  • 30-39: 9.26 %
  • 40-49: 25.93 %
  • 50-59: 24.07 %
  • 60+: 38.89 %

Severity if Back Pain when taking Cytomel **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (13 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (9 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (8 people)
  • Hypothyroidism (8 people)
  • Fatigue (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (33 people)
  • Lipitor (15 people)
  • Wellbutrin (14 people)
  • Celexa (14 people)
  • Effexor (13 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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