Synthroid and A-fib - from FDA reports


Summary

A-fib is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Lasix, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have A-fib with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 137,091 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 03, 2017

137,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 2,234 people (1.63%) have A-fib


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause A-fib?

Time on Synthroid when people have A-fib *:

  • < 1 month: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
  • 10+ years: 27.78 %

Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 74.58 %
  • male: 25.42 %

Age of people who have A-fib when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.53 %
  • 30-39: 1.16 %
  • 40-49: 3.44 %
  • 50-59: 15.44 %
  • 60+: 79.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (264 people, 11.82%)
  • High Blood Pressure (182 people, 8.15%)
  • Osteoporosis (155 people, 6.94%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (132 people, 5.91%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (124 people, 5.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (548 people, 24.53%)
  • Coumadin (531 people, 23.77%)
  • Aspirin (388 people, 17.37%)
  • Digoxin (343 people, 15.35%)
  • Lipitor (290 people, 12.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (454 people, 20.32%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (377 people, 16.88%)
  • Weakness (372 people, 16.65%)
  • High Blood Pressure (357 people, 15.98%)
  • Fatigue (339 people, 15.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have A-fib when taking Synthroid?

Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 145,981 users)

A-fib

A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 174,303 A-fib patients).

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