Synthroid and Weight gain - from FDA reports
Weight gain 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. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain 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 has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,298 Weight gain 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
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Synthroid when people have Weight Gain *:
- < 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 when taking Synthroid *:
- female: 89.15 %
- male: 10.85 %
Age of people who have Weight Gain 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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