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 88,946 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 513 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.
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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,791 Synthroid users)
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 10,823 Muscle cramps patients)
On Jan, 13, 2015: 88,908 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 513 people (0.58%) have Muscle Cramps.
Time on Synthroid when people have Muscle cramps * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle cramps||8.00%||20.00%||8.00%||0.00%||12.00%||16.00%||36.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Synthroid * :
|Muscle cramps||91.83%||8.17% |
Age of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Synthroid * :
|Muscle cramps||0.00%||0.00%||0.60%||0.60%||4.01%||11.82%||18.24%||64.73% |
Severity of Muscle cramps when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle cramps||5.00%||65.00%||20.00%||10.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle cramps ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle cramps||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (120 people, 23.39%)
- Hypothyroidism (20 people, 3.90%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (18 people, 3.51%)
- Osteopenia (8 people, 1.56%)
- Hypertension (8 people, 1.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Forteo (137 people, 26.71%)
- Aspirin (64 people, 12.48%)
- Premarin (63 people, 12.28%)
- Zocor (63 people, 12.28%)
- Fosamax (53 people, 10.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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