Could Synthroid cause Hunger - from FDA reports


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 132,342 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA. Among them, 454 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 137,433 users)

Hunger

Hunger has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, quit smoking (latest reports from 15,246 Hunger patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

132,342 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 454 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: 17.65 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.65 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.65 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.88 %
  • 10+ years: 35.29 %

Gender of people who have Hunger when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 87.78 %
  • male: 12.22 %

Age of people who have Hunger when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.1 %
  • 20-29: 1.8 %
  • 30-39: 10.18 %
  • 40-49: 13.77 %
  • 50-59: 26.95 %
  • 60+: 45.21 %

Severity of Hunger **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (86 people, 18.94%)
  • Depression (45 people, 9.91%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (43 people, 9.47%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (42 people, 9.25%)
  • High Blood Pressure (31 people, 6.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (49 people, 10.79%)
  • Lasix (44 people, 9.69%)
  • Prevacid (34 people, 7.49%)
  • Aspirin (33 people, 7.27%)
  • Lipitor (31 people, 6.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (202 people, 44.49%)
  • Nausea (101 people, 22.25%)
  • Fatigue (89 people, 19.60%)
  • Weight Decreased (73 people, 16.08%)
  • Headache (70 people, 15.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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