Review: could Synthroid cause Panic attacks?
We study 88,801 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 (latest outcomes from 93,638 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Panic attacks (latest reports from 117,113 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, panic disorder, pain.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 88,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 456 people (0.51%) have Panic Attacks. They amount to 0.39% of all the 117,036 people who have Panic Attacks on eHealthMe.
Time on Synthroid when people have Panic attacks * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Panic attacks||25.00%||0.00%||6.25%||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||18.75% |
Gender of people who have Panic attacks when taking Synthroid * :
|Panic attacks||93.72%||6.28% |
Age of people who have Panic attacks when taking Synthroid * :
|Panic attacks||0.00%||0.00%||0.73%||3.88%||11.89%||23.06%||29.85%||30.58% |
Severity of Panic attacks when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Panic attacks||0.00%||40.00%||40.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Panic attacks ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Panic attacks||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (86 people, 18.86%)
- Depression (64 people, 14.04%)
- Anxiety (44 people, 9.65%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (37 people, 8.11%)
- Hypertension (34 people, 7.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (84 people, 18.42%)
- Vioxx (66 people, 14.47%)
- Lipitor (43 people, 9.43%)
- Paxil (42 people, 9.21%)
- Nexium (39 people, 8.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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