Review: could Synthroid cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Lasix, and have Hypothyroidism.
We study 88,973 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,993 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 93,823 Synthroid users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,592 Weight gain patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 88,973 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 2,993 people (3.36%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Synthroid when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||7.76%||12.65%||5.31%||12.24%||11.84%||11.02%||39.18% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Synthroid * :
|Weight gain||89.99%||10.01% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Synthroid * :
|Weight gain||0.04%||0.23%||0.95%||3.02%||6.83%||19.54%||27.18%||42.21% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||4.00%||58.00%||30.00%||8.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||12.90%||87.10% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (546 people, 18.24%)
- Depression (243 people, 8.12%)
- Hypertension (172 people, 5.75%)
- Thyroid disorder (164 people, 5.48%)
- Osteoporosis (156 people, 5.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (328 people, 10.96%)
- Lipitor (309 people, 10.32%)
- Aspirin (289 people, 9.66%)
- Premarin (221 people, 7.38%)
- Lyrica (218 people, 7.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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