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Review: could Synthroid cause Insomnia?
We study 88,863 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.
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Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,669 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 757,392 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.
On Sep, 15, 2014: 88,801 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 3,384 people (3.81%) have Insomnia.
Time on Synthroid when people have Insomnia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Synthroid * :
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Synthroid * :
Severity of Insomnia when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Insomnia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (575 people, 16.99%)
- Depression (327 people, 9.66%)
- Osteoporosis (301 people, 8.89%)
- Thyroid disorder (247 people, 7.30%)
- Hypertension (187 people, 5.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (317 people, 9.37%)
- Fosamax (310 people, 9.16%)
- Premarin (296 people, 8.75%)
- Xanax (277 people, 8.19%)
- 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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On eHealthMe, Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium) is often used for hypothyroidism. Find out below the conditions Synthroid is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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