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Review: could Synthroid cause Hunger?

We study 88,801 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 (latest outcomes from 93,638 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Hunger

Hunger (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) (latest reports from 59,468 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 88,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 278 people (0.31%) have Hunger. They amount to 0.47% of all the 59,401 people who have Hunger on eHealthMe.

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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