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 129,039 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 29, 2017
129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 2,151 people (1.67%) have A-fib
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Synthroid when people have A-fib *:
- < 1 month: 20.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.5 %
- 10+ years: 32.5 %
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Synthroid *:
- female: 74.59 %
- male: 25.41 %
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Synthroid *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.16 %
- 20-29: 0.55 %
- 30-39: 1.2 %
- 40-49: 3.38 %
- 50-59: 15.6 %
- 60+: 79.11 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypothyroidism (246 people, 11.44%)
- High Blood Pressure (173 people, 8.04%)
- Osteoporosis (155 people, 7.21%)
- Thyroid Diseases (125 people, 5.81%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (115 people, 5.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (533 people, 24.78%)
- Coumadin (526 people, 24.45%)
- Aspirin (387 people, 17.99%)
- Digoxin (343 people, 15.95%)
- Lipitor (275 people, 12.78%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (443 people, 20.60%)
- Breathing Difficulty (362 people, 16.83%)
- Weakness (360 people, 16.74%)
- High Blood Pressure (349 people, 16.23%)
- Fatigue (329 people, 15.30%)
* 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 145,795 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 174,188 A-fib patients).
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