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 study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51 people who have Addison's disease from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 13, 2018

51 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: 60.42 %
  • male: 39.58 %

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

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. High Blood Cholesterol: 5 people, 9.80%
  2. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 4 people, 7.84%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 3 people, 5.88%
  4. 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, 5.88%
  5. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 3 people, 5.88%

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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Hydrocortisone: 16 people, 31.37%
  2. Cortef: 13 people, 25.49%
  3. Florinef: 9 people, 17.65%
  4. Prednisone: 8 people, 15.69%
  5. Synthroid: 7 people, 13.73%

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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Weight Decreased: 13 people, 25.49%
  2. Nausea And Vomiting: 11 people, 21.57%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 10 people, 19.61%
  4. Dizziness: 9 people, 17.65%
  5. Drug Ineffective: 9 people, 17.65%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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