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Review: could Synthroid cause Fatigue?

We study 88,733 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 6,519 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,576 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,542,050 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Jun, 13, 2014: 88,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 6,525 people (7.36%) have Fatigue. They amount to 0.42% of all the 1,540,139 people who have Fatigue on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fatigue in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fatigue9.97%16.37%6.65%7.42%19.44%16.11%24.04%

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Fatigue83.16%16.84%

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fatigue0.05%0.13%0.47%1.31%6.51%14.59%23.60%53.33%

Severity of Fatigue when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fatigue2.46%53.69%35.96%7.88%

How people recovered from Fatigue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fatigue3.57%7.14%89.29%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (1,187 people, 18.19%)
  2. Hypertension (503 people, 7.71%)
  3. Osteoporosis (454 people, 6.96%)
  4. Depression (431 people, 6.61%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (335 people, 5.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (1,053 people, 16.14%)
  2. Lasix (765 people, 11.72%)
  3. Lipitor (728 people, 11.16%)
  4. Coumadin (538 people, 8.25%)
  5. Nexium (519 people, 7.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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