Review: could Synthroid cause Fatigue?
We study 88,801 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 6,527 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.
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Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,638 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,544,329 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 88,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 6,531 people (7.36%) have Fatigue. They amount to 0.42% of all the 1,543,327 people who have Fatigue on eHealthMe.
Time on Synthroid when people have Fatigue * :
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Severity of Fatigue when taking Synthroid ** :
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How people recovered from Fatigue ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (1,191 people, 18.24%)
- Hypertension (503 people, 7.70%)
- Osteoporosis (454 people, 6.95%)
- Depression (432 people, 6.61%)
- Thyroid disorder (335 people, 5.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (1,053 people, 16.12%)
- Lasix (765 people, 11.71%)
- Lipitor (728 people, 11.15%)
- Coumadin (538 people, 8.24%)
- Nexium (519 people, 7.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 days ago):
No weight problems until started taking the pravastatin and the levothyroxine
, started both meds same time
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Was prescribed lithium for bipolar disorder. Lithium impacted thyroid levels. TSH rose to reading of 52. (should not exceed 4.5) Lithium use suspended, Synthroid added to combat thyroid condition.
Severe joint pain ensued, first in left shoulder, left hand & left knee. Followed soon thereafter by same pain in right shoulder & right hand. (finger joints) Shoulder pain so severe that I could not retrieve wallet from rear pants pocket nor could I easily put on coat or long sleeve shirt.
Suspended Statin use & within 3-5 weeks, shoulder pain & range of motion improved to 90% of normal. Pain/stiffness in finger joints has not improved. Cannot make tight fist!!
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