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 - 6 months, 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 129,039 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 21, 2017

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:

Could Synthroid cause Insomnia?

Time on Synthroid when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 26.32 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.51 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.52 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.28 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
  • 10+ years: 15.04 %

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.

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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 137,652 users)

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