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Review: could Synthroid cause Lose weight (Weight loss)?

Summary: Lose weight is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.

We study 88,946 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 392 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 93,791 Synthroid users)

Lose weight

Lose weight has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 20,246 Lose weight patients)

On Jan, 9, 2015: 88,908 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 392 people (0.44%) have Lose Weight.

Trend of Lose weight in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Lose weight * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lose weight0.00%26.09%4.35%4.35%13.04%21.74%30.43%

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

FemaleMale
Lose weight81.89%18.11%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lose weight0.28%0.00%0.28%2.28%14.53%22.22%22.79%37.61%

Severity of Lose weight when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lose weight11.76%58.82%23.53%5.88%

How people recovered from Lose weight ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lose weight12.50%25.00%62.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (75 people, 19.13%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (62 people, 15.82%)
  3. Osteoporosis (48 people, 12.24%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (39 people, 9.95%)
  5. Hypertension (38 people, 9.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (104 people, 26.53%)
  2. Lasix (87 people, 22.19%)
  3. Lipitor (70 people, 17.86%)
  4. Ambien (67 people, 17.09%)
  5. Zoloft (62 people, 15.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • All this occurred when I started taking the Lipitor. I'm waiting on a phone call from my doctor.

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  • peanuts on Mar, 31, 2010:

    my friend is suffering from rhumatory arthertis.and is currenty taking cocaine. oxy cotin,prestine, wellbutrim, predisone 10mg what side effects should she expect ?????

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    mtntexas on May, 11, 2013:

    Just ask John Belushi

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