Synthroid and Weight gain - unintentional - from FDA reports
Weight gain - unintentional 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 Lasix, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 129,039 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA. Among them, 4,214 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.
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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 137,587 users)
Weight Gain - Unintentional
Weight gain - unintentional has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,299 Weight gain - unintentional patients).
On Feb, 20, 2017
129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 4,214 people (3.27%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Synthroid when people have Weight Gain - Unintentional *:
- < 1 month: 8.92 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.83 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.73 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.37 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.38 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.01 %
- 10+ years: 40.76 %
Gender of people who have Weight Gain - Unintentional when taking Synthroid *:
- female: 89.15 %
- male: 10.85 %
Age of people who have Weight Gain - Unintentional when taking Synthroid *:
- 0-1: 0.06 %
- 2-9: 0.25 %
- 10-19: 0.98 %
- 20-29: 2.65 %
- 30-39: 6.27 %
- 40-49: 17.71 %
- 50-59: 27.44 %
- 60+: 44.64 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypothyroidism (703 people, 16.68%)
- Depression (327 people, 7.76%)
- Thyroid Diseases (301 people, 7.14%)
- High Blood Pressure (266 people, 6.31%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (265 people, 6.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (404 people, 9.59%)
- Lipitor (374 people, 8.88%)
- Lyrica (301 people, 7.14%)
- Xanax (251 people, 5.96%)
- Premarin (238 people, 5.65%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (845 people, 20.05%)
- Nausea (515 people, 12.22%)
- High Blood Pressure (476 people, 11.30%)
- Oedema Peripheral (466 people, 11.06%)
- Weakness (464 people, 11.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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