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Review: could Xanax cause Hashimoto's thyroiditis?

Summary: Hashimoto's thyroiditis is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Percocet, and have Depression.

We study 55,076 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Find out below who they are, when they have Hashimoto's thyroiditis and more.

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Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 59,031 Xanax users)

Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Hashimoto's thyroiditis (chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease in which the thyroid gland is attacked by a variety of cell) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, hepatitis c, high blood cholesterol, osteopenia. (latest reports from 2,952 Hashimoto's thyroiditis patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 55,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 19 people (0.03%) have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.

Trend of Hashimoto's thyroiditis in Xanax reports

Time on Xanax when people have Hashimoto's thyroiditis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hashimoto's thyroiditis0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hashimoto's thyroiditis85.00%15.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hashimoto's thyroiditis0.00%0.00%0.00%30.00%0.00%70.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Hashimoto's thyroiditis when taking Xanax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hashimoto's thyroiditis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hashimoto's thyroiditis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hashimoto's thyroiditis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (6 people, 31.58%)
  2. Pain (5 people, 26.32%)
  3. Panic attack (5 people, 26.32%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (4 people, 21.05%)
  5. Sleep disorder (4 people, 21.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Percocet (7 people, 36.84%)
  2. Lasix (5 people, 26.32%)
  3. Ambien (4 people, 21.05%)
  4. Cymbalta (4 people, 21.05%)
  5. Oxycodone hcl (4 people, 21.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • I went to a Rheumatologist and he said I have Hashimoto disease and said its not serious enough to take meds for. The test is - Thyroid Peroxidase Antiboties - my number is 363. It says that is should be <9. I was wondering if these medications I am on could be causing abnormal reading. I do have severe inflammation due to serious injuries.

    Reply

    matypoe on Aug, 28, 2014:

    Please get treated! Go to a functional medicine doctor...those antibodies are way too high, no matter what the root cause...pick up the book Stop the Thyroid Madness, as well as The Root Cause by Isabela Wentz. Also check out Mary Shomon. There are FB Support Groups as well, including Hashimoto's 411, For Thyroid Patients Only, several others to find information and support, where we are all Hashi's sufferers. Please be your own best advocate and get to the right doctor (not an endo despite what you may have been led to believe) who will actually help you! I am a long time Hashimoto's patient, trust me!

    Reply

    SunnySky on Oct, 2, 2014:

    Amen to that regarding STTM. Take care!

    Reply

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