Addison's disease and Weakness - from FDA reports

Weakness is found among people with Addison's disease, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Hydrocortisone and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Weakness with Addison's disease. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43 people who have Addison's disease from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 09, 2018

43 people who have Addison'S Disease and Weakness are studied.

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Gender of people who have Addison'S Disease and experience Weakness *:

  • female: 62.5 %
  • male: 37.5 %

Age of people who have Addison'S Disease and experience Weakness *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 12 %
  • 30-39: 16 %
  • 40-49: 20 %
  • 50-59: 20 %
  • 60+: 32 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. High Blood Cholesterol: 4 people, 9.30%
  2. Hypothalamo-Pituitary Disorder (loss of function in an endocrine gland due to failure of the pituitary gland to secrete hormones which stimulate that gland's function): 3 people, 6.98%
  3. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 3 people, 6.98%
  4. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 3 people, 6.98%
  5. Localised Infection (infection at the single location): 3 people, 6.98%
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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Hydrocortisone: 16 people, 37.21%
  2. Cortef: 13 people, 30.23%
  3. Florinef: 9 people, 20.93%
  4. Prednisone: 8 people, 18.60%
  5. Synthroid: 6 people, 13.95%
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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Weight Decreased: 12 people, 27.91%
  2. Nausea And Vomiting: 11 people, 25.58%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 10 people, 23.26%
  4. Dizziness: 8 people, 18.60%
  5. Drug Ineffective: 8 people, 18.60%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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