Review: could Cytomel cause Back pain?
Summary: Back pain is found among people who take Cytomel, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Synthroid, and have Thyroid diseases.
We study 2,259 people who have side effects while taking Cytomel from FDA and social media. Among them, 56 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 2,580 Cytomel users)
Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 107,007 Back pain patients)
On Jan, 25, 2015: 2,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Cytomel. Among them, 56 people (2.48%) have Back Pain.
Time on Cytomel when people have Back pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Back pain||88.89%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11% |
Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Cytomel * :
|Back pain||89.04%||10.96% |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Cytomel * :
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.14%||20.00%||45.71%||27.14% |
Severity of Back pain when taking Cytomel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Back pain||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Back pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Thyroid disorder (25 people, 44.64%)
- Thyroidectomy (22 people, 39.29%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 21.43%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (9 people, 16.07%)
- Fatigue (8 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Synthroid (49 people, 87.50%)
- Cod liver oil (24 people, 42.86%)
- Celexa (14 people, 25.00%)
- Lipitor (14 people, 25.00%)
- Wellbutrin (13 people, 23.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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