Synthroid and Sleepiness - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Depression. This review analyzes which people have Sleepiness with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 140,558 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

140,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 2,731 people (1.94%) have Sleepiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Sleepiness?

Time on Synthroid when people have Sleepiness *:

  • < 1 month: 20.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.35 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.94 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 34.92 %

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 83.18 %
  • male: 16.82 %

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.29 %
  • 10-19: 1.24 %
  • 20-29: 2.52 %
  • 30-39: 5.56 %
  • 40-49: 13.5 %
  • 50-59: 24.87 %
  • 60+: 51.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (317 people, 11.61%)
  • High Blood Pressure (229 people, 8.39%)
  • Pain (207 people, 7.58%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (188 people, 6.88%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (165 people, 6.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (282 people, 10.33%)
  • Cymbalta (257 people, 9.41%)
  • Lipitor (256 people, 9.37%)
  • Aspirin (218 people, 7.98%)
  • Lasix (212 people, 7.76%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (855 people, 31.31%)
  • Nausea (519 people, 19.00%)
  • Weakness (502 people, 18.38%)
  • Dizziness (482 people, 17.65%)
  • Headache (396 people, 14.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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