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 140,558 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
140,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 297 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: 88.38 %
- male: 11.62 %
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Synthroid *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.42 %
- 10-19: 0.84 %
- 20-29: 2.1 %
- 30-39: 10.08 %
- 40-49: 26.89 %
- 50-59: 28.57 %
- 60+: 31.09 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (84 people, 28.28%)
- Pain (64 people, 21.55%)
- Stress And Anxiety (56 people, 18.86%)
- Fibromyalgia (52 people, 17.51%)
- Back Pain (33 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lyrica (77 people, 25.93%)
- Cymbalta (45 people, 15.15%)
- Xanax (38 people, 12.79%)
- Neurontin (33 people, 11.11%)
- Wellbutrin (27 people, 9.09%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (66 people, 22.22%)
- Feeling Abnormal (61 people, 20.54%)
- Insomnia (58 people, 19.53%)
- Pain (53 people, 17.85%)
- Stress And Anxiety (52 people, 17.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 149,656 users)
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