Could Synthroid cause Tinnitus - from FDA reports


Summary

Tinnitus 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 Fosamax, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 132,329 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA. Among them, 809 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 137,417 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 28,204 Tinnitus patients).

On Nov, 16, 2016

132,329 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 809 people (0.61%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Tinnitus?

Time on Synthroid when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 3.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.0 %
  • 10+ years: 28.33 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 85.53 %
  • male: 14.47 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.89 %
  • 20-29: 1.49 %
  • 30-39: 5.21 %
  • 40-49: 12.5 %
  • 50-59: 28.12 %
  • 60+: 51.79 %

Severity of Tinnitus **:

  • least: 2.63 %
  • moderate: 44.74 %
  • severe: 39.47 %
  • most severe: 13.16 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (111 people, 13.72%)
  • Lipitor (93 people, 11.50%)
  • Premarin (82 people, 10.14%)
  • Celebrex (76 people, 9.39%)
  • Xanax (74 people, 9.15%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Synthroid, learn more )

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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