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Review: could Synthroid cause Long-term memory loss?

Summary: Long-term memory loss could be caused by Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 88,617 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,627 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 93,438 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Long-term memory loss

Long-term memory loss (latest reports from 461,515 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 88,617 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 1,627 people (1.84%) have Long-term Memory Loss. They amount to 0.35% of all the 461,337 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 loss5.80%15.94%4.35%10.14%20.29%13.04%30.43%

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

FemaleMale
Long-term memory loss86.86%13.14%

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%1.79%7.63%15.95%24.67%49.69%

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

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Long-term memory loss4.08%67.35%28.57%0.00%

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

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Long-term memory loss0.00%13.04%86.96%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (260 people, 15.98%)
  2. Depression (157 people, 9.65%)
  3. Thyroid disorder (130 people, 7.99%)
  4. Osteoporosis (130 people, 7.99%)
  5. Pain (121 people, 7.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (276 people, 16.96%)
  2. Lipitor (236 people, 14.51%)
  3. Ambien (184 people, 11.31%)
  4. Prilosec (154 people, 9.47%)
  5. Nexium (149 people, 9.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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