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 Depression. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain - unintentional with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 140,558 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 19, 2017
140,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 4,610 people (3.28%) have Weight gain - unintentional
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Synthroid when people have Weight gain - unintentional *:
- < 1 month: 10.06 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.53 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.15 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.38 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.53 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.26 %
- 10+ years: 39.11 %
Gender of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Synthroid *:
- female: 89.09 %
- male: 10.91 %
Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Synthroid *:
- 0-1: 0.06 %
- 2-9: 0.26 %
- 10-19: 0.96 %
- 20-29: 2.68 %
- 30-39: 6.12 %
- 40-49: 17.36 %
- 50-59: 27.32 %
- 60+: 45.24 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (348 people, 7.55%)
- High Blood Pressure (299 people, 6.49%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (286 people, 6.20%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (270 people, 5.86%)
- Pain (239 people, 5.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (426 people, 9.24%)
- Lipitor (394 people, 8.55%)
- Lyrica (328 people, 7.11%)
- Xanax (271 people, 5.88%)
- Premarin (246 people, 5.34%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (957 people, 20.76%)
- Nausea (570 people, 12.36%)
- High Blood Pressure (541 people, 11.74%)
- Weakness (520 people, 11.28%)
- Headache (514 people, 11.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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