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Review: could Synthroid cause Suicide attempt?
We study 88,863 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 (latest outcomes from 93,669 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Suicide attempt (latest reports from 144,608 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, pain, bipolar disorder.
On Sep, 14, 2014: 88,801 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 315 people (0.35%) have Suicide Attempt.
Time on Synthroid when people have Suicide attempt * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Suicide attempt||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||25.00%||25.00% |
Gender of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Synthroid * :
|Suicide attempt||89.73%||10.27% |
Age of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Synthroid * :
|Suicide attempt||0.00%||0.38%||4.92%||8.33%||18.94%||36.74%||23.11%||7.58% |
Severity of Suicide attempt when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Suicide attempt||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Suicide attempt ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (78 people, 24.76%)
- Hypothyroidism (61 people, 19.37%)
- Anxiety (59 people, 18.73%)
- Bipolar disorder (58 people, 18.41%)
- Pain (48 people, 15.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Klonopin (71 people, 22.54%)
- Zoloft (58 people, 18.41%)
- Ambien (49 people, 15.56%)
- Xanax (47 people, 14.92%)
- Seroquel (44 people, 13.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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At age 78, I know I must have some arthritis in most of my joints, but have had absolutely no pain until about a month after starting Levothyroxine. Changed to Synthroid and it didn't help. Joint is swollen and mishapen and is quite sore and achy. I am very careful not to bump it and try not to use that finger any more than I have to. I definitely feel that it was the Levo that started it all. I am also having a very difficult time losing weight on the meal plan that I usually lose on. Stomach and thigh areas seem larger.
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