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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 88,885 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,633 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 93,730 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

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Long-term memory loss

Long-term memory loss (latest reports from 62,109 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Long-term memory loss reports

On Oct, 29, 2014: 88,863 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 1,633 people (1.84%) have Long-term Memory Loss.

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 loss5.33%14.67%4.00%9.33%18.67%17.33%30.67%

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

FemaleMale
Long-term memory loss86.90%13.10%

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%7.67%16.02%24.71%49.56%

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

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Long-term memory loss7.27%63.64%27.27%1.82%

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

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Long-term memory loss3.45%10.34%86.21%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (261 people, 15.98%)
  2. Depression (158 people, 9.68%)
  3. Thyroid disorder (131 people, 8.02%)
  4. Osteoporosis (130 people, 7.96%)
  5. Pain (121 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (276 people, 16.90%)
  2. Lipitor (236 people, 14.45%)
  3. Ambien (184 people, 11.27%)
  4. Prilosec (154 people, 9.43%)
  5. Nexium (149 people, 9.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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