Review: could Synthroid cause Insomnia?


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 . We study 89,158 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,000 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 92,444 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, memory loss, fatigue, stress and anxiety, taste - impaired (latest reports from 124,271 Insomnia patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

89,158 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 3,000 people (3.36%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Insomnia?

Time on Synthroid when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 21.99 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.98 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.94 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.13 %
  • 10+ years: 19.09 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 85.83 %
  • male: 14.17 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.04 %
  • 10-19: 0.28 %
  • 20-29: 1.79 %
  • 30-39: 8.2 %
  • 40-49: 15.29 %
  • 50-59: 28.82 %
  • 60+: 45.58 %

Severity if Insomnia when taking Synthroid **:

  • least: 7.79 %
  • moderate: 38.96 %
  • severe: 40.26 %
  • most severe: 12.99 %

How people recovered from Insomnia **:

  • while on drug: 5.26 %
  • after off the drug: 26.32 %
  • not yet: 68.42 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (524 people)
  • Depression (339 people)
  • Osteoporosis (286 people)
  • Thyroid Disorder (230 people)
  • Hypertension (195 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (291 people)
  • Xanax (247 people)
  • Lipitor (244 people)
  • Ambien (240 people)
  • Lasix (224 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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