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Review: could Synthroid cause Eye pain?

We study 88,790 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 435 have Eye pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Eye pain and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,627 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Eye pain

Eye pain (latest reports from 75,690 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 88,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 435 people (0.49%) have Eye Pain. They amount to 0.57% of all the 75,673 people who have Eye Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Eye pain in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Eye pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Eye pain30.77%23.08%0.00%7.69%0.00%15.38%23.08%

Gender of people who have Eye pain when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Eye pain83.62%16.38%

Age of people who have Eye pain when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Eye pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.76%5.29%11.34%21.41%61.21%

Severity of Eye pain when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Eye pain0.00%85.71%14.29%0.00%

How people recovered from Eye pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Eye pain0.00%20.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (63 people, 14.48%)
  2. Osteoporosis (46 people, 10.57%)
  3. Hypertension (39 people, 8.97%)
  4. Thyroid disorder (30 people, 6.90%)
  5. Glaucoma (28 people, 6.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (69 people, 15.86%)
  2. Vitamin d (61 people, 14.02%)
  3. Lipitor (55 people, 12.64%)
  4. Prilosec (53 people, 12.18%)
  5. Ambien (53 people, 12.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I need to sleep many hours. I am not depressed. this is different. I am on Thyroid medication. Thyroid levels are fine. Just started Levothyroxine after no more Armour Thyroid. Eye pain is every so often and deep and sharp -- one eye only - separate from migraines. Nausea is new. Also more frequent extreme episodes of bowel issues and diarrhea -- feels like an allergic reaction.

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    Steve on Jan, 6, 2013:

    Why do you say no more Armour? ARMOUR IS READILY AVAILABLE FROM MANUFACTURER FOREST LABS. IT IS SAFE NATURAL and effective. Sounds like you are having an allergic reaction to the man made synthroid medication. Check out stop the thyroid madness Web site. Synthroid only has one hormone t4 that is supposed to be converted to t3. In many people it doesn't convert.

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