Synthroid and Heart attack - from FDA reports


Summary

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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Heart attack with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 140,558 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

140,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 2,438 people (1.73%) have Heart attack


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Heart attack?

Time on Synthroid when people have Heart attack *:

  • < 1 month: 17.39 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.39 %
  • 10+ years: 17.39 %

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

  • female: 73.81 %
  • male: 26.19 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.05 %
  • 20-29: 0.43 %
  • 30-39: 2.25 %
  • 40-49: 10.48 %
  • 50-59: 21.48 %
  • 60+: 65.26 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (215 people, 8.82%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (210 people, 8.61%)
  • Diabetes (177 people, 7.26%)
  • Arthritis (169 people, 6.93%)
  • Pain (130 people, 5.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (627 people, 25.72%)
  • Lipitor (434 people, 17.80%)
  • Plavix (400 people, 16.41%)
  • Lasix (350 people, 14.36%)
  • Aspirin (337 people, 13.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (433 people, 17.76%)
  • Coronary Heart Disease (381 people, 15.63%)
  • High Blood Pressure (371 people, 15.22%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (338 people, 13.86%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (267 people, 10.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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