Synthroid and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports
Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lyrica, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Withdrawal syndrome with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 137,091 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 30, 2017
137,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 284 people (0.21%) have Withdrawal Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Synthroid when people have Withdrawal Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 100 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Synthroid *:
- female: 88.64 %
- male: 11.36 %
Age of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Synthroid *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.43 %
- 10-19: 0.87 %
- 20-29: 2.16 %
- 30-39: 10.39 %
- 40-49: 27.27 %
- 50-59: 28.57 %
- 60+: 30.3 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (81 people, 28.52%)
- Hypothyroidism (65 people, 22.89%)
- Pain (63 people, 22.18%)
- Stress And Anxiety (54 people, 19.01%)
- Thyroid Diseases (51 people, 17.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lyrica (75 people, 26.41%)
- Cymbalta (42 people, 14.79%)
- Xanax (35 people, 12.32%)
- Neurontin (33 people, 11.62%)
- Wellbutrin (27 people, 9.51%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (63 people, 22.18%)
- Feeling Abnormal (60 people, 21.13%)
- Insomnia (56 people, 19.72%)
- Pain (52 people, 18.31%)
- Stress And Anxiety (51 people, 17.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Synthroid?
Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 145,886 users)
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, back pain, fibromyalgia (latest reports from 15,159 Withdrawal syndrome patients).
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