Review: could Synthroid cause Long-term memory loss (Memory loss)?
Summary: Long-term memory loss is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.
We study 89,006 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,801 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 has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,858 Synthroid 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 63,469 Long-term memory loss patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 88,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 1,639 people (1.84%) have Long-term Memory Loss.
Time on Synthroid when people have Long-term memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Long-term memory loss||5.00%||13.75%||6.25%||8.75%||18.75%||17.50%||30.00% |
Gender of people who have Long-term memory loss when taking Synthroid * :
|Long-term memory loss||86.89%||13.11% |
Age of people who have Long-term memory loss when taking Synthroid * :
|Long-term memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.27%||1.77%||7.70%||16.09%||24.74%||49.42% |
Severity of Long-term memory loss when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Long-term memory loss||6.56%||63.93%||27.87%||1.64% |
How people recovered from Long-term memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Long-term memory loss||3.03%||9.09%||87.88% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (266 people, 16.23%)
- Depression (159 people, 9.70%)
- Thyroid disorder (131 people, 7.99%)
- Osteoporosis (130 people, 7.93%)
- Pain (121 people, 7.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (277 people, 16.90%)
- Lipitor (236 people, 14.40%)
- Ambien (184 people, 11.23%)
- Prilosec (154 people, 9.40%)
- Nexium (149 people, 9.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Nuvaring, Tramadol for a 36-year old woman with Birth Control, Pain. The patient has Weight Gain, Fatigue, Forgetfulness
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