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Review: could Synthroid cause Autoimmune disorder?

Summary: Autoimmune disorder could be caused by Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Lipitor, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 88,631 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 have Autoimmune disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Autoimmune disorder and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,438 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Autoimmune disorder

Autoimmune disorder (a condition in which the immune system attacks the body's normal substances and tissue) (latest reports from 9,735 patients) has been reported by people with acne, hepatitis c, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 5, 2014: 88,621 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 65 people (0.07%) have Autoimmune Disorder. They amount to 0.67% of all the 9,691 people who have Autoimmune Disorder on eHealthMe.

Trend of Autoimmune disorder in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Autoimmune disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Autoimmune disorder0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

Gender of people who have Autoimmune disorder when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Autoimmune disorder97.01%2.99%

Age of people who have Autoimmune disorder when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Autoimmune disorder0.00%0.00%1.75%0.00%14.04%17.54%21.05%45.61%

Severity of Autoimmune disorder when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Autoimmune disorder0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Autoimmune disorder ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Autoimmune disorder0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (9 people, 13.85%)
  2. Depression (7 people, 10.77%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 9.23%)
  4. Osteoporosis (5 people, 7.69%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 4.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (11 people, 16.92%)
  2. Aspirin (10 people, 15.38%)
  3. Lasix (7 people, 10.77%)
  4. Neurontin (7 people, 10.77%)
  5. Nexium (6 people, 9.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Synthroid 112 mg has added red color AND SUGAR.I am allergic to red. Changed to 2x50 and 1/2 of 25 mg. STILL SUGARS IS VERY BOTHERING.
    Hydroxyzie was very effective for controlling allergies and help with sleep. Tinnitus is most bothering during the day, less in the morning. I am not steady, have ear ache and feel noxious. Also have stomach pain.

    MFS is on and off. Less in warmer weather.

    Reply

  • From this study (13 months ago):

  • High FSH levels, Low GH levels, depression, anxiety, mood swings, anger, weight gain, muscle aches, weakness, lack of ambition, saddness, bloating, food allergies.

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    DaMemegialSal on May, 2, 2013:

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