Synthroid and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports


Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Lyrica, and have Depression . We study 129,039 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA. Among them, 243 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 137,580 users)

Withdrawal Syndrome

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, muscle spasticity (latest reports from 13,481 Withdrawal syndrome patients).

On Jan, 26, 2017

129,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 243 people (0.19%) have Withdrawal Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Gender of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 87.07 %
  • male: 12.93 %

Age of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.51 %
  • 10-19: 0.51 %
  • 20-29: 2.56 %
  • 30-39: 10.77 %
  • 40-49: 27.69 %
  • 50-59: 30.77 %
  • 60+: 27.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (71 people, 29.22%)
  • Hypothyroidism (54 people, 22.22%)
  • Pain (53 people, 21.81%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (42 people, 17.28%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (42 people, 17.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (58 people, 23.87%)
  • Cymbalta (32 people, 13.17%)
  • Xanax (31 people, 12.76%)
  • Neurontin (31 people, 12.76%)
  • Duragesic-100 (26 people, 10.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (52 people, 21.40%)
  • Nausea (51 people, 20.99%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (50 people, 20.58%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (45 people, 18.52%)
  • Headache (39 people, 16.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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