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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 88,908 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 Synthroid 93,746 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 Myoclonus 4,791 patients)

On Dec, 2, 2014: 88,885 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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  • After a month of celebrex i lost the taste and no help for oa
    (Asked by a 86 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism ,hypertension, Osteoarthritis, and takes Celebrex, Synthroid, Valsartan And Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Need to know more about Celebrex and not controlled hypertension
  • What is the time space for taking l-thyroxine and pantoprazole am dose
    (Asked by a 73 year old woman who has Reflux Gastritis, Tiredness)
    also taking Panioprazole in am forty-five minutes before breakfast,
  • Could fenofibrate cause extreme vaginal irritation?
    (Asked by a 72 year old woman who has Itching,burning Of External Vaginal Area., and takes Levothyroxine Sodium, Fenofibrate)
    might possibly be pre-diabetic...Dr checks blood sugar every 6 mo.
  • Hallucinations and skin thas red and hurts
    (Asked by a 46 year old woman who has Hallucinations.skin Thats Red Like A Sun Burn And Mouth Blisters, and takes Hydrochlorothiazide, Sudafed, Levothyroxine Thyroid)
    I am having horrable hallucinations.manic episodes because i slam on the brakes to avoid people or animals that are not there.i feel like im going to razy.high bood pressure, heavy breathing and anxiety.my face and body have spoys that are like a sun burn and blisters in my mouth.emergency room accu ...
  • Is it okay to take co enzyme q 10 with levothyroxine
    (Asked by a 66 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
    Is it okay to take Co Enzyme Q10 with Lovothyroxine. Will it stop my Levothyroxine from working properly. I am also on Simvastaton. Would appreciate any advice on this.

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