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Review: could Synthroid cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?

Summary: Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Coumadin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 88,885 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,661 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,730 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Trend of synthroid reports

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 382,143 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 88,863 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 1,699 people (1.91%) have Atrial Fibrillation.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial fibrillation17.07%7.32%12.20%2.44%14.63%7.32%39.02%

Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation74.50%25.50%

Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.25%1.56%3.36%17.11%77.72%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Atrial fibrillation0.00%62.50%37.50%0.00%

How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Atrial fibrillation20.00%10.00%70.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (205 people, 12.07%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (158 people, 9.30%)
  3. Osteoporosis (142 people, 8.36%)
  4. Hypertension (116 people, 6.83%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (96 people, 5.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (523 people, 30.78%)
  2. Lasix (507 people, 29.84%)
  3. Aspirin (505 people, 29.72%)
  4. Digoxin (384 people, 22.60%)
  5. Potassium chloride (270 people, 15.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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