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Review: could Synthroid cause Sleepiness (Drowsiness)?

Summary: Sleepiness is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 88,994 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,697 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,849 Synthroid users)

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,920 Sleepiness patients)

On Mar, 16, 2015: 88,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 1,697 people (1.91%) have Sleepiness.

Trend of Sleepiness in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Sleepiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleepiness5.33%13.33%9.33%9.33%8.00%17.33%37.33%

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Sleepiness83.58%16.42%

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleepiness0.00%0.27%1.41%3.03%4.85%13.67%26.33%50.44%

Severity of Sleepiness when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleepiness2.94%32.35%47.06%17.65%

How people recovered from Sleepiness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleepiness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (282 people, 16.62%)
  2. Depression (206 people, 12.14%)
  3. Hypertension (149 people, 8.78%)
  4. Pain (136 people, 8.01%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (98 people, 5.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (279 people, 16.44%)
  2. Lipitor (205 people, 12.08%)
  3. Lyrica (172 people, 10.14%)
  4. Lasix (159 people, 9.37%)
  5. Cymbalta (159 people, 9.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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