Review: Atrial fibrillation in Synthroid
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 4, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter) by studying 85,338 people who take Synthroid. We analyze: the time on Synthroid when people have Atrial fibrillation, gender and age of these people, the severity of Atrial fibrillation, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Synthroid. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Synthroid (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism, thyroid diseases. Commonly reported side effects of Synthroid include nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue, weakness, fatigue aggravated.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Nov, 28, 2013: 85,248 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 1,619 people (1.90%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
Time on Synthroid when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||18.42%||7.89%||13.16%||2.63%||13.16%||7.89%||36.84% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Synthroid * :
|Atrial fibrillation||74.46%||25.54% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Synthroid * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.20%||1.50%||3.46%||16.50%||78.34% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||53.85%||46.15%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial fibrillation||28.57%||14.29%||57.14% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (202 people, 12.48%)
- Hypothyroidism (146 people, 9.02%)
- Osteoporosis (133 people, 8.21%)
- Hypertension (113 people, 6.98%)
- Thyroid disorder (93 people, 5.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Coumadin (507 people, 31.32%)
- Lasix (487 people, 30.08%)
- Aspirin (484 people, 29.89%)
- Digoxin (379 people, 23.41%)
- Potassium chloride (256 people, 15.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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