Who have Lightheadedness with Hypothyroidism - from FDA reports


Lightheadedness is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Synthroid and have High blood pressure. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,773 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 07, 2019

4,773 people who have Hypothyroidism and Lightheadedness are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Lightheadedness when you have Hypothyroidism?

Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Lightheadedness *:

  • female: 86.54 %
  • male: 13.46 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Lightheadedness *:

  • 0-1: 0.02 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.72 %
  • 20-29: 2.54 %
  • 30-39: 8.01 %
  • 40-49: 14.58 %
  • 50-59: 22.45 %
  • 60+: 51.59 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 1,072 people, 22.46%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 551 people, 11.54%
  3. Depression: 471 people, 9.87%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 393 people, 8.23%
  5. Pain: 361 people, 7.56%
  6. Stress And Anxiety: 307 people, 6.43%
  7. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 270 people, 5.66%
  8. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 256 people, 5.36%
  9. Diabetes: 241 people, 5.05%
  10. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 222 people, 4.65%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Synthroid: 1,442 people, 30.21%
  2. Novothyrox: 1,134 people, 23.76%
  3. Levothyroxine Sodium: 493 people, 10.33%
  4. Humira: 266 people, 5.57%
  5. Lyrica: 204 people, 4.27%
  6. Levoxyl: 187 people, 3.92%
  7. Fosamax: 179 people, 3.75%
  8. Aspirin: 153 people, 3.21%
  9. Vitamin D: 151 people, 3.16%
  10. Lipitor: 138 people, 2.89%

Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,496 people, 31.34%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1,194 people, 25.02%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 1,168 people, 24.47%
  4. Weakness: 850 people, 17.81%
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 645 people, 13.51%
  6. Breathing Difficulty: 553 people, 11.59%
  7. Heart Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing): 491 people, 10.29%
  8. Diarrhea: 480 people, 10.06%
  9. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 475 people, 9.95%
  10. Fall: 464 people, 9.72%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.



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