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


1,478 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 Sep, 12, 2018

1,478 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. Breathing difficulty
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Feeling jittery
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Chest pain
1 - 6 months:
  1. Weight increased
  2. Weakness
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Hair loss
  5. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
6 - 12 months:
  1. High blood cholesterol
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Feeling abnormal
  4. Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)
  5. Panic disorder
1 - 2 years:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Drowsiness
  3. Weight increased
  4. Chest pain
  5. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Weight increased
  2. Stress and anxiety
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Kidney stones
  5. Joint pain
5 - 10 years:
  1. Heart rate increased
  2. Heart rate irregular
  3. Blood pressure systolic increased
  4. Feeling abnormal
  5. Impaired work ability
10+ years:
  1. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  2. Breathing difficulty
  3. Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Feeling jittery
not specified:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Pain

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 104 people, 7.04%
  2. Pain : 100 people, 6.77%
  3. Depression : 99 people, 6.70%
  4. High Blood Pressure : 87 people, 5.89%
  5. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 64 people, 4.33%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vitamin D (138 people, 9.34%)
  2. Humira (109 people, 7.37%)
  3. Xyrem (88 people, 5.95%)
  4. Cymbalta (87 people, 5.89%)
  5. Vitamin D3 (82 people, 5.55%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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