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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 88,946 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

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,791 Synthroid users)

Autoimmune disorder

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 2,904 Autoimmune disorder patients)

On Jan, 16, 2015: 88,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 66 people (0.07%) have Autoimmune Disorder.

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%33.33%66.67%

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

FemaleMale
Autoimmune disorder97.06%2.94%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Autoimmune disorder0.00%0.00%1.72%0.00%13.79%18.97%20.69%44.83%

Severity of Autoimmune disorder when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Autoimmune disorder0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%

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 (10 people, 15.15%)
  2. Depression (7 people, 10.61%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 9.09%)
  4. Osteoporosis (5 people, 7.58%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (11 people, 16.67%)
  2. Aspirin (10 people, 15.15%)
  3. Lasix (7 people, 10.61%)
  4. Neurontin (7 people, 10.61%)
  5. Nexium (6 people, 9.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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