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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 89,006 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

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,853 Synthroid users)

Myoclonus

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 Apr, 18, 2015: 89,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 44 people (0.05%) have Myoclonus.

Trend of Myoclonus in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Myoclonus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Myoclonus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Myoclonus when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Myoclonus71.11%28.89%

Age of people who have Myoclonus when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myoclonus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.65%13.95%30.23%51.16%

Severity of Myoclonus when taking Synthroid ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Myoclonus ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (9 people, 20.45%)
  2. Osteoporosis (7 people, 15.91%)
  3. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (5 people, 11.36%)
  4. Arthritis (3 people, 6.82%)
  5. Neuralgia (2 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cymbalta (14 people, 31.82%)
  2. Nexium (11 people, 25.00%)
  3. Percocet (10 people, 22.73%)
  4. Provigil (10 people, 22.73%)
  5. Lexapro (10 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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