Review: could Synthroid cause Fatigue?


Summary

Fatigue is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Lasix, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 88,882 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,000 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 92,389 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, insomnia, high blood pressure (latest reports from 194,989 Fatigue patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

88,882 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 7,000 people (7.88%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Fatigue?

Time on Synthroid when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 9.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.9 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.31 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.94 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.68 %
  • 10+ years: 23.83 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 83.19 %
  • male: 16.81 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.13 %
  • 10-19: 0.46 %
  • 20-29: 1.4 %
  • 30-39: 6.71 %
  • 40-49: 14.62 %
  • 50-59: 23.57 %
  • 60+: 53.07 %

Severity if Fatigue when taking Synthroid **:

  • least: 2.19 %
  • moderate: 50.44 %
  • severe: 39.47 %
  • most severe: 7.89 %

How people recovered from Fatigue **:

  • while on drug: 2.33 %
  • after off the drug: 6.98 %
  • not yet: 90.7 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (1,039 people)
  • Hypertension (422 people)
  • Osteoporosis (420 people)
  • Depression (416 people)
  • Thyroid Disorder (316 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (719 people)
  • Aspirin (713 people)
  • Lipitor (677 people)
  • Coumadin (500 people)
  • Xanax (463 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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