Could Synthroid cause 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 . We study 129,039 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA. Among them, 2,475 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.
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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 137,492 users)
Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,709 Sleepiness patients).
On Dec, 20, 2016
129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 2,475 people (1.92%) have Sleepiness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Synthroid when people have Sleepiness *:
- < 1 month: 14.55 %
- 1 - 6 months: 10.91 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.27 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.64 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.27 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.73 %
- 10+ years: 43.64 %
Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Synthroid *:
- female: 83.37 %
- male: 16.63 %
Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Synthroid *:
- 0-1: 0.05 %
- 2-9: 0.31 %
- 10-19: 1.23 %
- 20-29: 2.67 %
- 30-39: 5.59 %
- 40-49: 13.34 %
- 50-59: 25.24 %
- 60+: 51.56 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypothyroidism (397 people, 16.04%)
- Depression (298 people, 12.04%)
- High Blood Pressure (212 people, 8.57%)
- Pain (188 people, 7.60%)
- Thyroid Diseases (187 people, 7.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lyrica (256 people, 10.34%)
- Cymbalta (237 people, 9.58%)
- Lipitor (234 people, 9.45%)
- Aspirin (218 people, 8.81%)
- Neurontin (194 people, 7.84%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (763 people, 30.83%)
- Nausea (478 people, 19.31%)
- Weakness (460 people, 18.59%)
- Dizziness (436 people, 17.62%)
- Headache (355 people, 14.34%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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