Review: could Synthroid cause Eye pain?
Summary: Eye pain could be caused by Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.
We study 88,617 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 433 have Eye pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Eye pain and more.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 88,621 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 433 people (0.49%) have Eye Pain. They amount to 0.58% of all the 74,846 people who have Eye Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Synthroid when people have Eye pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Eye pain||36.36%||27.27%||0.00%||9.09%||0.00%||9.09%||18.18% |
Gender of people who have Eye pain when taking Synthroid * :
|Eye pain||83.55%||16.45% |
Age of people who have Eye pain when taking Synthroid * :
|Eye pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.76%||5.32%||11.39%||21.27%||61.27% |
Severity of Eye pain when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Eye pain||0.00%||80.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Eye pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Eye pain||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (62 people, 14.32%)
- Osteoporosis (46 people, 10.62%)
- Hypertension (39 people, 9.01%)
- Thyroid disorder (29 people, 6.70%)
- Glaucoma (28 people, 6.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (69 people, 15.94%)
- Vitamin d (61 people, 14.09%)
- Lipitor (55 people, 12.70%)
- Prilosec (53 people, 12.24%)
- Ambien (53 people, 12.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 month ago):
5 months pain and eye irritations
From this study (1 year ago):
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.
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.
From this study (3 years ago):
Just generally feel terrible! Just want answers...
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