eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community

Personalized health information & community

  Tools   Community
All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Check symptoms       Ask question       Write review       Answered/ Unanswered       Reviews       WellConnected

Review: could Synthroid cause Insomnia?





Summary: Insomnia is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 88,908 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,877 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Synthroid and have Insomnia >>>

Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 93,746 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Insomnia 135,811 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 88,885 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 3,385 people (3.81%) have Insomnia.

Trend of Insomnia in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia22.69%20.83%5.09%7.41%18.06%9.26%16.67%

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Insomnia86.18%13.82%

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.10%0.39%1.77%8.01%16.09%28.36%45.27%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia8.82%36.76%44.12%10.29%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia7.14%17.86%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (575 people, 16.99%)
  2. Depression (327 people, 9.66%)
  3. Osteoporosis (301 people, 8.89%)
  4. Thyroid disorder (247 people, 7.30%)
  5. Hypertension (187 people, 5.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (317 people, 9.36%)
  2. Fosamax (310 people, 9.16%)
  3. Premarin (296 people, 8.74%)
  4. Lasix (277 people, 8.18%)
  5. Xanax (277 people, 8.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Insomnia while taking Synthroid?

You are not alone! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Synthroid and have Insomnia
- support group for people who take Synthroid
- support group for people who have Insomnia

Recent conversations of related support groups:

  • Support group for people who have Insomnia
    My insomnia was provoked by a 'medicine cocktail', prescribed medications that were contraindicated. I just had a rough experience with Serotonin Syndrome, grateful to be alive.

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause:

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

More questions for: Synthroid, Insomnia

You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • Cardio version caused fingernail abnormalities
    (Posted by a 66 year old woman who has Hip Fracture, Atrial Fibrillation, and takes Cymbalta, Klor-con M10, Levothyroxine Sodium)
    Right hip fracture. When prepping for surgery AFIB was found. Surgery was cancelled and they attempted to get AFIB under control. Finally, cardioversion was performed. When my nails started to grow out they all had two horizontal lines that cause the nail to break when it grows out to that point.
  • Doxylamine succinate and severe restless legs and insomnia
    (Posted by a 53 year old woman who has Insomnia, Severe Restless Legs, and takes Doxylamine Succinate)
    Could not sleep so took 2 doxylamine gel tablets. Got very sleepy but could not actually fall asleep. So I ended up, over the next few hours, taking 3 more. More sleepiness and more restless legs, and still couldn't sleep At All. Up the entire night but couldn't really do anything cause I was so ...
  • Synthroid and breast enlargement
    (Posted by a 61 year old woman who has Breast Swelling, Breast Enlargement, and takes Synthroid)
    I have went from a B-C cup size to a D cup in the past 8-9 months.
  • Lorazepam nearly killed me during cancer treatment
    (Posted by a 66 year old woman who has Insomnia, Bowel Movement Irregularity, Withdrawal Syndrome, and takes Wellbutrin Sr, Prozac, Lorazepam)
    Day 31 of cold turkey and I want to die. It is a roller coaster from body tics and sweats to rage and crying in one day. I felt so good the 4h day of c/t. It was like before my cancer diagnosis. My bowels are better off Lorazepam. I threw up during bowel movements from the pain. Off Lorazepam first ...
  • Double vision on levothyroxine
    (Posted by a 49 year old woman who has Joint Stiffness, Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness, Itching, Allergy To Food, Allergy To Chemicals, Fatigue - Chronic, Confusional State, Hair Loss, Double Vision, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
    Diagnosed with under active thyroid in January 2011. Noticed onset of double vision in January 2014. Blurred vision and double vision worsened to such an extent that my glasses prescription has changed three times in less than 7 months. All the symptons I experience are a direct result of taking Le ...

More reviews for: Synthroid, Insomnia

Recent related drug studies (Check your drugs):

More related studies for: Synthroid, Insomnia

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.