Review: could Synthroid cause Lose Weight?


Summary

Lose weight 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 Seroquel, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 102,844 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 427 have Lose weight. Find out below who they are, when they have Lose weight and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 104,321 users)

Lose Weight

Lose weight has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, abdominal pain upper, diarrhea, malaise, fatigue (latest reports from 20,271 Lose weight patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

102,844 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 427 people (0.42%) have Lose Weight


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Lose weight?

Time on Synthroid when people have Lose Weight *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.75 %
  • 10+ years: 31.25 %

Gender of people who have Lose Weight when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 82.23 %
  • male: 17.77 %

Age of people who have Lose Weight when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.28 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.56 %
  • 20-29: 2.79 %
  • 30-39: 13.37 %
  • 40-49: 20.89 %
  • 50-59: 24.79 %
  • 60+: 37.33 %

Severity if Lose Weight when taking Synthroid **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 57.14 %
  • severe: 23.81 %
  • most severe: 4.76 %

How people recovered from Lose Weight **:

  • while on drug: 9.09 %
  • after off the drug: 18.18 %
  • not yet: 72.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (84 people)
  • Depression (77 people)
  • Osteoporosis (48 people)
  • Hypertension (38 people)
  • Anxiety (37 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (94 people)
  • Lasix (90 people)
  • Lipitor (74 people)
  • Ambien (68 people)
  • Zoloft (61 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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