Review: could Synthroid cause Neuropathy Peripheral?


Summary

Neuropathy peripheral 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 Zometa, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 128,803 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,191 have Neuropathy peripheral. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy peripheral and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 133,829 users)

Neuropathy Peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, drowsiness, insomnia, malaise (latest reports from 51,712 Neuropathy peripheral patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

128,803 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 1,191 people (0.92%) have Neuropathy Peripheral


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Neuropathy peripheral?

Time on Synthroid when people have Neuropathy Peripheral *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 61.54 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 7.69 %

Gender of people who have Neuropathy Peripheral when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 82.81 %
  • male: 17.19 %

Age of people who have Neuropathy Peripheral when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.32 %
  • 20-29: 0.96 %
  • 30-39: 3.53 %
  • 40-49: 12.42 %
  • 50-59: 28.37 %
  • 60+: 54.39 %

Severity if Neuropathy Peripheral when taking Synthroid **:

  • least: 40 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Neuropathy Peripheral **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (172 people, 14.44%)
  • Osteoporosis (112 people, 9.40%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (100 people, 8.40%)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (90 people, 7.56%)
  • Depression (90 people, 7.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (277 people, 23.26%)
  • Lasix (242 people, 20.32%)
  • Fosamax (202 people, 16.96%)
  • Neurontin (194 people, 16.29%)
  • Aspirin (190 people, 15.95%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (315 people, 26.45%)
  • Anxiety (299 people, 25.10%)
  • Fatigue (287 people, 24.10%)
  • Depression (279 people, 23.43%)
  • Back Pain (264 people, 22.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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