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 88,973 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 has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,823 Synthroid users)
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 9,321 Hunger patients)
On Feb, 3, 2015: 88,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 278 people (0.31%) have Hunger.
Time on Synthroid when people have Hunger * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Hunger when taking Synthroid * :
Age of people who have Hunger when taking Synthroid * :
Severity of Hunger when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hunger ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (47 people, 16.91%)
- Thyroid disorder (29 people, 10.43%)
- Depression (27 people, 9.71%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (23 people, 8.27%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (22 people, 7.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (45 people, 16.19%)
- Lyrica (39 people, 14.03%)
- Prevacid (37 people, 13.31%)
- Aspirin (32 people, 11.51%)
- Byetta (29 people, 10.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- I have an abnormal liver enzyme cyp2d6 and i am extremely sensitive to medications, are there any multivitamins/supplements that i can safely take?
I have abnormal cyp2d6 liver enzyme and have to take Tirosint thyroid medication because I react to binders in other thyroid medications. Are there any multivitamins/supplements that I can safely take?
- My daughter has congenital php and diabetes(hyperglycemia) not diagnosed until 18.with both...now 23...blood sugars are uncontrolled nothing so far is helping
All the patients I have chatted with have LOW blood sugar but mine is high. Nothing is helping it just keeps climbing. What gives?
- I took fexofenadine for a few months last year, and had oesophagus pain and problems swallowing. i had a gastroscopy eventually. but by the time i had the procedure, i had stopped the fexofenadine.
I had started the Oesophagus problems about the time I was put on Flexofenadine. I did not at the time blame this Ryhinitis drug to the digestion problems I was having. But stopped the Flezofenadine, as it did not completely help my Ryhinitis. I was put on Loretidine for the Ryhinitis, but this made me feel washed out, so after a couple,of months I changed to Benedryl with Acrivastine . My Oesophagus problems were starting to improve. Today 9 months later, Imwent to the doctor to see if there was anything else for Ryhinitis, I have been put back on Fexofenadine, worried now that my Oesophagus will start again to cause problems.
- Does ganderma promote hot flashes
I also use the Organo gold vitamins. It seems whenever I have a beverage of Organo Gold...I get hot flashes. Is there anybody else experiencing this outcome.?
- Does anyone take oral methotrexate and use topical magnesium chloride oil. if you do, do you have any side effects?
I would like to try the Magnesium Chloride topical oil, but because of the oral MTX, I was wondering if anyone was taking/using this combination and if there were any side effects to watch for.....
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