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Review: could Synthroid cause Suicide attempt?

Summary: Suicide attempt is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Klonopin, and have Depression.

We study 88,973 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 315 have Suicide attempt. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicide attempt and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,823 Synthroid users)

Suicide attempt

Suicide attempt has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, pain, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 32,157 Suicide attempt patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 88,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 315 people (0.35%) have Suicide Attempt.

Trend of Suicide attempt in Synthroid reports

Time on Synthroid when people have Suicide attempt * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Suicide attempt0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%25.00%25.00%

Gender of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Synthroid * :

FemaleMale
Suicide attempt89.73%10.27%

Age of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Synthroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Suicide attempt0.00%0.38%4.92%8.33%18.94%36.74%23.11%7.58%

Severity of Suicide attempt when taking Synthroid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Suicide attempt0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Suicide attempt ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (78 people, 24.76%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (61 people, 19.37%)
  3. Anxiety (59 people, 18.73%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (58 people, 18.41%)
  5. Pain (48 people, 15.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Klonopin (71 people, 22.54%)
  2. Zoloft (58 people, 18.41%)
  3. Ambien (49 people, 15.56%)
  4. Xanax (47 people, 14.92%)
  5. Seroquel (44 people, 13.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (19 hours ago):

  • 2weeks after starting to take synthroid 25 mg., I started with urgency & frequency urinary discomfort at night to the point where I cant get comfortable to sleep...now I am 2 months in taking the synthroid and my discomfort is so unbearable it brings me to tears... I do get kidney stones often, but was ruled out...had a pelvic ultrasound, found bilateral cysts....and last week had a cystoscopy to rule out other...all clear, urologist diagnosed me with Interciystal cystitis...I think the synthroid has something to do with it...my Doctor just switched me to Armour Thyroid today...I will try anything at this point

    Reply

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • have had slightly elevated liver enzymes for 2 years, AST 44, ALT 69

    Reply

    Ys7 on Feb, 10, 2015:

    Female 63.had Tt dec2013and is now bothered with cough and lots of phlegm since Christmas.;can't seem to shake it. Blood work now shows elevated liver enzyme. Having symptoms of hypo, when will I be normal again, and what is all this happenings

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