Review: could Synthroid cause Withdrawal syndrome?
We study 88,750 people who have side effects while taking Synthroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 185 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.
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Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,584 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 56,284 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 88,741 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid. Among them, 185 people (0.21%) have Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.33% of all the 55,980 people who have Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Synthroid when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Synthroid * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||86.59%||13.41% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Synthroid * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.69%||0.00%||1.38%||13.79%||29.66%||28.28%||26.21% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Synthroid ** :
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (51 people, 27.57%)
- Pain (45 people, 24.32%)
- Hypothyroidism (38 people, 20.54%)
- Back pain (30 people, 16.22%)
- Thyroid disorder (30 people, 16.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lyrica (45 people, 24.32%)
- Duragesic-100 (26 people, 14.05%)
- Neurontin (26 people, 14.05%)
- Wellbutrin (23 people, 12.43%)
- Cymbalta (22 people, 11.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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