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Review: could Synthroid cause Hunger (Appetite - increased)?

Summary: Hunger is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Lasix, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 89,006 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 278 have Hunger. Find out below who they are, when they have Hunger and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,853 Synthroid users)

Hunger

Hunger (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 9,324 Hunger patients)

On Apr, 7, 2015: 88,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 278 people (0.31%) have Hunger.

Trend of Hunger in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Hunger * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hunger0.00%7.69%15.38%15.38%7.69%7.69%46.15%

Gender of people who have Hunger when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Hunger88.82%11.18%

Age of people who have Hunger when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hunger0.00%0.00%1.19%0.40%13.44%12.65%26.48%45.85%

Severity of Hunger when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hunger0.00%25.00%75.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hunger ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hunger0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (47 people, 16.91%)
  2. Thyroid disorder (29 people, 10.43%)
  3. Depression (27 people, 9.71%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (23 people, 8.27%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (22 people, 7.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (45 people, 16.19%)
  2. Lyrica (39 people, 14.03%)
  3. Prevacid (37 people, 13.31%)
  4. Aspirin (32 people, 11.51%)
  5. Byetta (29 people, 10.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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