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Review: could Synthroid cause Insomnia?

We study 88,801 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,876 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia 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.

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 768,280 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 88,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 3,384 people (3.81%) have Insomnia. They amount to 0.43% of all the 778,970 people who have Insomnia on eHealthMe.

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
Insomnia22.79%20.93%5.12%7.44%18.14%9.30%16.28%

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Insomnia86.17%13.83%

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%8.02%16.10%28.34%45.29%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia8.96%37.31%43.28%10.45%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia7.41%18.52%74.07%

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, 5.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (317 people, 9.37%)
  2. Fosamax (310 people, 9.16%)
  3. Premarin (296 people, 8.75%)
  4. Xanax (277 people, 8.19%)
  5. Lasix (277 people, 8.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

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