Review: could Synthroid cause Sleepiness?
We study 88,790 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,696 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.
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Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,627 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Sleepiness (excess sleeping) (latest reports from 494,567 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 88,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 1,696 people (1.91%) have Sleepiness. They amount to 0.34% of all the 494,469 people who have Sleepiness on eHealthMe.
Time on Synthroid when people have Sleepiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Synthroid * :
Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Synthroid * :
Severity of Sleepiness when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Sleepiness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (281 people, 16.57%)
- Depression (205 people, 12.09%)
- Hypertension (148 people, 8.73%)
- Pain (136 people, 8.02%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (98 people, 5.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (279 people, 16.45%)
- Lipitor (204 people, 12.03%)
- Lyrica (172 people, 10.14%)
- Lasix (159 people, 9.38%)
- Cymbalta (159 people, 9.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium) is often used for hypothyroidism. Find out below the conditions Synthroid is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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