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Review: could Synthroid cause Myoclonus?

We study 88,761 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 (latest outcomes from 93,598 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Myoclonus

Myoclonus (a brief, involuntary twitching of a muscle or a group of muscles) (latest reports from 25,478 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, epilepsy.

On Jul, 16, 2014: 88,741 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 44 people (0.05%) have Myoclonus. They amount to 0.17% of all the 25,470 people who have Myoclonus on eHealthMe.

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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