Synthroid and A-fib - from FDA reports
A-fib is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have A-fib with Synthroid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 140,558 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Nov, 20, 2017
140,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 2,305 people (1.64%) have A-fib
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Synthroid when people have A-fib *:
- < 1 month: 20.51 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.51 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.56 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
- 10+ years: 33.33 %
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Synthroid *:
- female: 74.38 %
- male: 25.62 %
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Synthroid *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.15 %
- 20-29: 0.51 %
- 30-39: 1.13 %
- 40-49: 3.43 %
- 50-59: 15.43 %
- 60+: 79.34 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (190 people, 8.24%)
- Osteoporosis (156 people, 6.77%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (128 people, 5.55%)
- Multiple Myeloma (109 people, 4.73%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (103 people, 4.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (563 people, 24.43%)
- Coumadin (548 people, 23.77%)
- Aspirin (388 people, 16.83%)
- Digoxin (351 people, 15.23%)
- Lipitor (302 people, 13.10%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (464 people, 20.13%)
- Breathing Difficulty (378 people, 16.40%)
- Weakness (376 people, 16.31%)
- High Blood Pressure (358 people, 15.53%)
- Fatigue (344 people, 14.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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