Synthroid and Long-term memory loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Long-term memory loss is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Lipitor, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 129,039 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA. Among them, 2,421 have Long-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Long-term memory loss and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 137,580 users)

Long-term Memory Loss

Long-term memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,178 Long-term memory loss patients).

On Feb, 17, 2017

129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 2,421 people (1.88%) have Long-term Memory Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Long-term memory loss?

Time on Synthroid when people have Long-term Memory Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 13.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.89 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.44 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
  • 10+ years: 30.56 %

Gender of people who have Long-term Memory Loss when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 86.47 %
  • male: 13.53 %

Age of people who have Long-term Memory Loss when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.48 %
  • 20-29: 2.25 %
  • 30-39: 7.08 %
  • 40-49: 15.56 %
  • 50-59: 24.09 %
  • 60+: 50.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (374 people, 15.45%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (226 people, 9.33%)
  • Depression (222 people, 9.17%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (205 people, 8.47%)
  • High Blood Pressure (188 people, 7.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (255 people, 10.53%)
  • Aspirin (208 people, 8.59%)
  • Ambien (206 people, 8.51%)
  • Nexium (191 people, 7.89%)
  • Neurontin (189 people, 7.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (529 people, 21.85%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (417 people, 17.22%)
  • Weakness (390 people, 16.11%)
  • Headache (363 people, 14.99%)
  • Dizziness (358 people, 14.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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