Synthroid and Insomnia - from FDA reports


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 Fosamax, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 137,091 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 23, 2017

137,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 4,482 people (3.27%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Insomnia?

Time on Synthroid when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 31.72 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.83 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.59 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.83 %
  • 10+ years: 13.79 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 86.29 %
  • male: 13.71 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.49 %
  • 20-29: 1.55 %
  • 30-39: 6.88 %
  • 40-49: 14.14 %
  • 50-59: 26.35 %
  • 60+: 50.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (818 people, 18.25%)
  • Depression (452 people, 10.08%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (417 people, 9.30%)
  • Osteoporosis (384 people, 8.57%)
  • High Blood Pressure (352 people, 7.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (373 people, 8.32%)
  • Xanax (352 people, 7.85%)
  • Ambien (325 people, 7.25%)
  • Lasix (312 people, 6.96%)
  • Lipitor (303 people, 6.76%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (1,067 people, 23.81%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (960 people, 21.42%)
  • Nausea (927 people, 20.68%)
  • Headache (801 people, 17.87%)
  • Dizziness (711 people, 15.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 145,886 users)

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