Synthroid and 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 5 - 10 years, also take medication Fosamax, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Tinnitus with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 129,039 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 22, 2017

129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 778 people (0.6%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Tinnitus?

Time on Synthroid when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.64 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 31.82 %
  • 10+ years: 18.18 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 85.34 %
  • male: 14.66 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.94 %
  • 20-29: 1.4 %
  • 30-39: 4.99 %
  • 40-49: 12.48 %
  • 50-59: 26.99 %
  • 60+: 53.2 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (136 people, 17.48%)
  • Osteoporosis (75 people, 9.64%)
  • High Blood Pressure (75 people, 9.64%)
  • Depression (75 people, 9.64%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (67 people, 8.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (111 people, 14.27%)
  • Lipitor (91 people, 11.70%)
  • Premarin (82 people, 10.54%)
  • Celebrex (74 people, 9.51%)
  • Xanax (70 people, 9.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (225 people, 28.92%)
  • Headache (159 people, 20.44%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (152 people, 19.54%)
  • High Blood Pressure (147 people, 18.89%)
  • Fatigue (143 people, 18.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Tinnitus when taking Synthroid?

Synthroid

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 137,652 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis (latest reports from 28,325 Tinnitus patients).

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