Synthroid and A-fib - from FDA reports
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:
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 has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 145,981 users)
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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