Review: could Synthroid cause Myoclonus?
Summary: Myoclonus is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Hypothyroidism.
We study 88,946 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Myoclonus. Find out below who they are, when they have Myoclonus 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)
Myoclonus (a brief, involuntary twitching of a muscle or a group of muscles) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, epilepsy. (latest reports from 4,792 Myoclonus patients)
On Jan, 8, 2015: 88,908 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 44 people (0.05%) have Myoclonus.
Time on Synthroid when people have Myoclonus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Myoclonus when taking Synthroid * :
Age of people who have Myoclonus when taking Synthroid * :
Severity of Myoclonus when taking Synthroid ** :
How people recovered from Myoclonus ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (9 people, 20.45%)
- Osteoporosis (7 people, 15.91%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (5 people, 11.36%)
- Arthritis (3 people, 6.82%)
- Neuralgia (2 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cymbalta (14 people, 31.82%)
- Nexium (11 people, 25.00%)
- Percocet (10 people, 22.73%)
- Provigil (10 people, 22.73%)
- Lexapro (10 people, 22.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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