Could Synthroid cause Insomnia - from FDA reports
Insomnia is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Fosamax, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 129,039 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA. Among them, 4,210 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.
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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 137,492 users)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia (latest reports from 206,982 Insomnia patients).
On Dec, 18, 2016
129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 4,210 people (3.26%) have Insomnia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Synthroid when people have Insomnia *:
- < 1 month: 25.58 %
- 1 - 6 months: 29.46 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.65 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.3 %
- 2 - 5 years: 11.63 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.65 %
- 10+ years: 14.73 %
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Synthroid *:
- female: 86.25 %
- male: 13.75 %
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Synthroid *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.06 %
- 10-19: 0.48 %
- 20-29: 1.58 %
- 30-39: 6.91 %
- 40-49: 14.15 %
- 50-59: 26.63 %
- 60+: 50.2 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypothyroidism (751 people, 17.84%)
- Depression (431 people, 10.24%)
- Thyroid Diseases (394 people, 9.36%)
- Osteoporosis (371 people, 8.81%)
- High Blood Pressure (326 people, 7.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fosamax (364 people, 8.65%)
- Xanax (335 people, 7.96%)
- Ambien (315 people, 7.48%)
- Lasix (298 people, 7.08%)
- Lipitor (292 people, 6.94%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (996 people, 23.66%)
- Stress And Anxiety (914 people, 21.71%)
- Nausea (871 people, 20.69%)
- Headache (749 people, 17.79%)
- Dizziness (669 people, 15.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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