Could Synthroid cause Paranoia - from FDA reports


Summary

Paranoia is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Depression . We study 129,039 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA. Among them, 231 have Paranoia. Find out below who they are, when they have Paranoia and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 137,508 users)

Paranoia

Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 14,320 Paranoia patients).

On Dec, 28, 2016

129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 231 people (0.18%) have Paranoia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Paranoia?

Time on Synthroid when people have Paranoia *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 25 %

Gender of people who have Paranoia when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 86.4 %
  • male: 13.6 %

Age of people who have Paranoia when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.53 %
  • 30-39: 11.76 %
  • 40-49: 26.74 %
  • 50-59: 26.2 %
  • 60+: 34.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (38 people, 16.45%)
  • Pain (23 people, 9.96%)
  • Quit Smoking (20 people, 8.66%)
  • Hypothyroidism (20 people, 8.66%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (19 people, 8.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (42 people, 18.18%)
  • Zoloft (32 people, 13.85%)
  • Effexor (31 people, 13.42%)
  • Seroquel (30 people, 12.99%)
  • Percocet (28 people, 12.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (85 people, 36.80%)
  • Depression (55 people, 23.81%)
  • Agitation (54 people, 23.38%)
  • Confusional State (48 people, 20.78%)
  • Fatigue (43 people, 18.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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