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Review: could Synthroid cause Panic attacks (Panic disorder)?





Summary: Panic attacks is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 88,908 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 459 have Panic attacks. Find out below who they are, when they have Panic attacks 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)

Panic attacks

Panic attacks has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, panic disorder, pain.(latest reports from Panic attacks 23,381 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 88,885 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 456 people (0.51%) have Panic Attacks.

Trend of Panic attacks in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Panic attacks * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Panic attacks25.00%0.00%6.25%0.00%25.00%25.00%18.75%

Gender of people who have Panic attacks when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Panic attacks93.72%6.28%

Age of people who have Panic attacks when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Panic attacks0.00%0.00%0.73%3.88%11.89%23.06%29.85%30.58%

Severity of Panic attacks when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Panic attacks0.00%40.00%40.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Panic attacks ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Panic attacks0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (86 people, 18.86%)
  2. Depression (64 people, 14.04%)
  3. Anxiety (44 people, 9.65%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (37 people, 8.11%)
  5. Hypertension (34 people, 7.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (84 people, 18.42%)
  2. Vioxx (66 people, 14.47%)
  3. Lipitor (43 people, 9.43%)
  4. Paxil (42 people, 9.21%)
  5. Nexium (39 people, 8.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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