Synthroid and Fatigue - from FDA reports


Summary

Fatigue is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Fatigue with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 129,039 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 19, 2017

129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 10,204 people (7.91%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Fatigue?

Time on Synthroid when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 25.49 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.63 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.65 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.45 %
  • 10+ years: 15.29 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 82.16 %
  • male: 17.84 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 0.66 %
  • 20-29: 1.47 %
  • 30-39: 5.73 %
  • 40-49: 13.53 %
  • 50-59: 22.87 %
  • 60+: 55.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (1,685 people, 16.51%)
  • High Blood Pressure (718 people, 7.04%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (572 people, 5.61%)
  • Depression (567 people, 5.56%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (548 people, 5.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (975 people, 9.56%)
  • Lipitor (884 people, 8.66%)
  • Aspirin (833 people, 8.16%)
  • Nexium (662 people, 6.49%)
  • Xanax (652 people, 6.39%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (2,412 people, 23.64%)
  • Nausea (2,123 people, 20.81%)
  • Dizziness (1,542 people, 15.11%)
  • Headache (1,496 people, 14.66%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (1,421 people, 13.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 137,652 users)

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