Xanax and Hashimoto's thyroiditis - from FDA reports


Hashimoto's thyroiditis is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Synthroid, and have Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Hashimoto's thyroiditis with Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 82,679 people who have side effects when taking Xanax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 02, 2017

82,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 31 people (0.04%) have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Hashimoto's thyroiditis?

Gender of people who have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 74.19 %
  • male: 25.81 %

Age of people who have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 26.32 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 42.11 %
  • 50-59: 15.79 %
  • 60+: 15.79 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (7 people, 22.58%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (5 people, 16.13%)
  • Pain (5 people, 16.13%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (5 people, 16.13%)
  • Depression (5 people, 16.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (11 people, 35.48%)
  • Oxycontin (8 people, 25.81%)
  • Percocet (7 people, 22.58%)
  • Cymbalta (7 people, 22.58%)
  • Lasix (6 people, 19.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (11 people, 35.48%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 35.48%)
  • Weight Increased (9 people, 29.03%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (9 people, 29.03%)
  • Malaise (8 people, 25.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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