A study for a 55 year old woman who takes Armour Thyroid - from FDA reports

1,212 females aged 55 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 55 year old female patient who has Hypothyroid. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jun, 12, 2018

1,212 females aged 55 (±5) who take Armour Thyroid are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Armour Thyroid for a 55-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 55
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Hypothyroid
  • Drugs taken:
    • Armour Thyroid (thyroid tablets, usp)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  2. Breathing difficulty
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Chest pain
1 - 6 months:
  1. Weight increased
  2. Weakness
  3. Hair loss
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
6 - 12 months:
  1. High blood cholesterol
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Swallowing difficulty
  5. Dry mouth
1 - 2 years:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Weight increased
  3. Chest pain
  4. Muscle aches (muscle pain)
  5. Eye pain
2 - 5 years:
  1. Weight increased
  2. Stress and anxiety
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Joint pain
  5. Kidney stones
5 - 10 years:
  1. Heart rate increased
  2. Heart rate irregular
  3. Blood pressure systolic increased
  4. Feeling abnormal
  5. Drug ineffective
10+ years:
  1. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  2. Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)
  3. Feeling jittery
  4. Breathing difficulty
  5. Dizziness
not specified:
  1. Headache (pain in head)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Rashes (redness)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression : 88 people, 7.26%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 86 people, 7.10%
  3. High Blood Pressure : 77 people, 6.35%
  4. Pain : 76 people, 6.27%
  5. Stress And Anxiety : 56 people, 4.62%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vitamin D (107 people, 8.83%)
  2. Humira (104 people, 8.58%)
  3. Cymbalta (75 people, 6.19%)
  4. Xyrem (73 people, 6.02%)
  5. Vitamin D3 (62 people, 5.12%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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