Review: could Synthroid cause Hunger?


Summary

Hunger is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Lyrica, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 128,803 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 439 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 Synthroid 133,830 users)

Hunger

Hunger has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, confusional state, diarrhea, coagulation time prolonged (latest reports from 14,598 Hunger patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

128,803 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 439 people (0.34%) have Hunger


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Hunger?

Time on Synthroid when people have Hunger *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
  • 10+ years: 50.0 %

Gender of people who have Hunger when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 87.59 %
  • male: 12.41 %

Age of people who have Hunger when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.15 %
  • 20-29: 1.85 %
  • 30-39: 10.15 %
  • 40-49: 13.23 %
  • 50-59: 26.77 %
  • 60+: 45.85 %

Severity if Hunger when taking Synthroid **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 75 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hunger **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (85 people, 19.36%)
  • Thyroid Disorder (41 people, 9.34%)
  • Depression (41 people, 9.34%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (30 people, 6.83%)
  • Hypertension (30 people, 6.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (45 people, 10.25%)
  • Lasix (44 people, 10.02%)
  • Prevacid (34 people, 7.74%)
  • Aspirin (33 people, 7.52%)
  • Lipitor (29 people, 6.61%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (196 people, 44.65%)
  • Nausea (97 people, 22.10%)
  • Fatigue (82 people, 18.68%)
  • Weight Decreased (71 people, 16.17%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (64 people, 14.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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