Review: could Synthroid cause Tinnitus?
Summary: Tinnitus is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Fosamax, and have Hypothyroidism. We study 89,024 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 632 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.
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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 93,877 Synthroid users)
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 20,293 Tinnitus patients)
On May, 13, 2015: 89,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 632 people (0.71%) have Tinnitus.
Time on Synthroid when people have Tinnitus * :
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Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Synthroid * :
Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Synthroid * :
Severity of Tinnitus when taking Synthroid ** :
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How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (130 people, 20.57%)
- Depression (64 people, 10.13%)
- Osteoporosis (62 people, 9.81%)
- Hypertension (61 people, 9.65%)
- Thyroid disorder (51 people, 8.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (100 people, 15.82%)
- Aspirin (91 people, 14.40%)
- Lipitor (82 people, 12.97%)
- Premarin (79 people, 12.50%)
- Vioxx (78 people, 12.34%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 months ago):
originally started Ranexa and metoprolol for angina. stopped due to severe ringing in the ears. M.D. started me on Imdur. Starting having morning after headaches and intermittent ringing in ears. Less loud.
From this study (4 months ago):
The Only time I haven't had tinnitus was during the process of changing my medication from Dilantin to Keppra, then again during the process of changing from Keppra to Lamictal. I do not work in a loud environment nor listen to loud media.
From this study (5 months ago):
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