Synthroid and Myoclonus - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Myoclonus with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 137,091 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 21, 2017

137,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 63 people (0.05%) have Myoclonus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Myoclonus?

Time on Synthroid when people have Myoclonus *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Myoclonus when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 69.84 %
  • male: 30.16 %

Age of people who have Myoclonus when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.75 %
  • 30-39: 3.51 %
  • 40-49: 8.77 %
  • 50-59: 26.32 %
  • 60+: 59.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (8 people, 12.70%)
  • Osteoporosis (7 people, 11.11%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (5 people, 7.94%)
  • Schizophrenia (4 people, 6.35%)
  • Oedema (3 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (16 people, 25.40%)
  • Lasix (15 people, 23.81%)
  • Provigil (12 people, 19.05%)
  • Prevacid (12 people, 19.05%)
  • Neurontin (12 people, 19.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (26 people, 41.27%)
  • Headache (23 people, 36.51%)
  • Nausea (22 people, 34.92%)
  • Fatigue (22 people, 34.92%)
  • Dizziness (21 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Myoclonus when taking Synthroid?

Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 145,981 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 7,218 Myoclonus patients).

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