Synthroid and Sleepiness - from FDA reports
Sleepiness is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Lyrica, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Sleepiness with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 137,091 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 24, 2017
137,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 2,658 people (1.94%) have Sleepiness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Synthroid when people have Sleepiness *:
- < 1 month: 19.64 %
- 1 - 6 months: 5.36 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.93 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.36 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.93 %
- 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
- 10+ years: 37.5 %
Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Synthroid *:
- female: 83.21 %
- male: 16.79 %
Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Synthroid *:
- 0-1: 0.1 %
- 2-9: 0.29 %
- 10-19: 1.26 %
- 20-29: 2.57 %
- 30-39: 5.59 %
- 40-49: 13.5 %
- 50-59: 24.87 %
- 60+: 51.82 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypothyroidism (438 people, 16.48%)
- Depression (313 people, 11.78%)
- High Blood Pressure (225 people, 8.47%)
- Thyroid Diseases (204 people, 7.67%)
- Pain (204 people, 7.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lyrica (275 people, 10.35%)
- Lipitor (252 people, 9.48%)
- Cymbalta (247 people, 9.29%)
- Aspirin (218 people, 8.20%)
- Lasix (208 people, 7.83%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (825 people, 31.04%)
- Nausea (502 people, 18.89%)
- Weakness (489 people, 18.40%)
- Dizziness (467 people, 17.57%)
- Headache (383 people, 14.41%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Sleepiness when taking Synthroid?
Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 145,886 users)
Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 123,250 Sleepiness patients).
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