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Review: could Synthroid cause Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)?

Summary: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) could be caused by Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, also take Albuterol, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 88,617 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos). Find out below who they are, when they have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) and more.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 88,617 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 18 people (0.02%) have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos). They amount to 0.30% of all the 5,915 people who have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos) on eHealthMe.

Trend of Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Gender of people who have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)0.00%0.00%40.00%12.00%40.00%0.00%8.00%0.00%

Severity of Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) when taking Synthroid ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (12 people, 66.67%)
  2. Migraine (8 people, 44.44%)
  3. Convulsion (7 people, 38.89%)
  4. Asthma (7 people, 38.89%)
  5. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (7 people, 38.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Albuterol (8 people, 44.44%)
  2. Tegretol (8 people, 44.44%)
  3. Mirtazapine (7 people, 38.89%)
  4. Carbatrol (7 people, 38.89%)
  5. Ortho tri-cyclen (7 people, 38.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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