Review: could Synthroid cause Heart Attack?


Heart attack is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Vioxx, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 102,844 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,139 have Heart attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart attack and more.

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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 104,321 users)

Heart Attack

Heart attack has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, thrombocytopenia, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 139,567 Heart attack patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

102,844 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 2,139 people (2.08%) have Heart Attack

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Heart attack?

Time on Synthroid when people have Heart Attack *:

  • < 1 month: 18.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.41 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 32.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.62 %
  • 10+ years: 10.81 %

Gender of people who have Heart Attack when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 74.28 %
  • male: 25.72 %

Age of people who have Heart Attack when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.05 %
  • 20-29: 0.22 %
  • 30-39: 2.31 %
  • 40-49: 10.76 %
  • 50-59: 22.0 %
  • 60+: 64.6 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (217 people)
  • Hypertension (171 people)
  • Arthritis (160 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (155 people)
  • Thyroid Disorder (140 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (627 people)
  • Lipitor (385 people)
  • Plavix (352 people)
  • Aspirin (327 people)
  • Lasix (312 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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