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Review: could Synthroid cause Muscle cramps?





Summary: Muscle cramps is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Forteo, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 88,908 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 511 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 93,746 users)

Muscle cramps

Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression.(latest reports from Muscle cramps 10,796 patients)

On Dec, 14, 2014: 88,898 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 511 people (0.57%) have Muscle Cramps.

Trend of Muscle cramps in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Muscle cramps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle cramps8.70%17.39%8.70%0.00%13.04%17.39%34.78%

Gender of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Muscle cramps91.80%8.20%

Age of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%0.60%0.60%4.02%11.67%18.11%64.99%

Severity of Muscle cramps when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle cramps5.56%66.67%16.67%11.11%

How people recovered from Muscle cramps ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (120 people, 23.48%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (20 people, 3.91%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (18 people, 3.52%)
  4. Hypertension (8 people, 1.57%)
  5. Osteopenia (8 people, 1.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Forteo (137 people, 26.81%)
  2. Premarin (63 people, 12.33%)
  3. Aspirin (63 people, 12.33%)
  4. Zocor (63 people, 12.33%)
  5. Fosamax (53 people, 10.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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