Review: could Synthroid cause Autoimmune disorder?
Summary: Autoimmune disorder is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Lipitor, and have Hypothyroidism.
We study 89,006 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 66 have Autoimmune disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Autoimmune disorder and more.
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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,853 Synthroid users)
Autoimmune disorder (a condition in which the immune system attacks the body's normal substances and tissue) has been reported by people with acne, hepatitis c, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 2,918 Autoimmune disorder patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 88,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 66 people (0.07%) have Autoimmune Disorder.
Time on Synthroid when people have Autoimmune disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Autoimmune disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Gender of people who have Autoimmune disorder when taking Synthroid * :
|Autoimmune disorder||97.06%||2.94% |
Age of people who have Autoimmune disorder when taking Synthroid * :
|Autoimmune disorder||0.00%||0.00%||1.72%||0.00%||13.79%||18.97%||20.69%||44.83% |
Severity of Autoimmune disorder when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Autoimmune disorder||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Autoimmune disorder ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Autoimmune disorder||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (10 people, 15.15%)
- Depression (7 people, 10.61%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 9.09%)
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 7.58%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (11 people, 16.67%)
- Aspirin (10 people, 15.15%)
- Lasix (7 people, 10.61%)
- Neurontin (7 people, 10.61%)
- Nexium (6 people, 9.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Simvastatin, Omeprazole, Atenolol, Levaquin, Jantoven, Synthroid for a 73-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol, Gerd, Hypertension, Acute Bronchitis, Atrial Fibrillation/flutter, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Knee Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, CoQ10, Spiriva, Pravastatin Sodium, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Valsartan; Hydrochlorothiazide for a 75-year old woman with Deficient In Vit. D In Blood Tests, Health, Asthma, High Blood Cholesterol, Hypothyroidism, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Muscle Weakness
- A study of side effects of Levothyroxine Sodium for a 68-year old man with Overactive Thyroid. The patient has Atorvastatin 40
- A study of drug interactions between Biotin, Namenda, Ginkgo Biloba, Niacin And Niacinamide, Levothyroxine Sodium, Simvastatin, Patanol for a 76-year old woman with Nail Disorder, Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Hypothyroidism, High Blood Cholesterol, Allergy. The patient has Fatigue, Rash Generalised
- A study of side effects of Levothyroxine Sodium for a 45-year old woman with Hypothyroidism.
Recent Synthroid related drug comparison:
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