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Review: could Synthroid cause Long-term memory loss?

We study 88,801 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,629 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 (latest outcomes from 93,638 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Long-term memory loss

Long-term memory loss (latest reports from 467,190 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 10, 2014: 88,761 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 1,629 people (1.84%) have Long-term Memory Loss. They amount to 0.35% of all the 466,052 people who have Long-term Memory Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Long-term memory loss in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Long-term memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Long-term memory loss5.63%15.49%4.23%9.86%19.72%14.08%30.99%

Gender of people who have Long-term memory loss when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Long-term memory loss86.87%13.13%

Age of people who have Long-term memory loss when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Long-term memory loss0.00%0.00%0.27%1.78%7.62%15.99%24.64%49.69%

Severity of Long-term memory loss when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Long-term memory loss5.88%66.67%27.45%0.00%

How people recovered from Long-term memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Long-term memory loss0.00%12.00%88.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (260 people, 15.96%)
  2. Depression (158 people, 9.70%)
  3. Osteoporosis (130 people, 7.98%)
  4. Thyroid disorder (130 people, 7.98%)
  5. Pain (121 people, 7.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (276 people, 16.94%)
  2. Lipitor (236 people, 14.49%)
  3. Ambien (184 people, 11.30%)
  4. Prilosec (154 people, 9.45%)
  5. Nexium (149 people, 9.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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