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Review: could Synthroid cause Weight gain - unintentional (Weight increased)?
We study 88,863 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,990 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.
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Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,669 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Weight gain - unintentional
Weight gain - unintentional (latest reports from 527,968 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 88,801 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 2,990 people (3.37%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional.
Time on Synthroid when people have Weight gain - unintentional * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain - unintentional||7.82%||12.76%||4.94%||12.35%||11.93%||11.11%||39.09% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Synthroid * :
|Weight gain - unintentional||89.98%||10.02% |
Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Synthroid * :
|Weight gain - unintentional||0.04%||0.23%||0.96%||3.02%||6.84%||19.56%||27.17%||42.19% |
Severity of Weight gain - unintentional when taking Synthroid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain - unintentional||3.09%||57.73%||30.93%||8.25% |
How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain - unintentional||0.00%||13.79%||86.21% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (544 people, 18.19%)
- Depression (242 people, 8.09%)
- Hypertension (171 people, 5.72%)
- Thyroid disorder (164 people, 5.48%)
- Osteoporosis (156 people, 5.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (328 people, 10.97%)
- Lipitor (309 people, 10.33%)
- Aspirin (289 people, 9.67%)
- Premarin (221 people, 7.39%)
- Lyrica (218 people, 7.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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