Synthroid and Heart palpitations - from FDA reports
Heart palpitations is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 157,621 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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157,621 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 3,378 people (2.14%) have Heart palpitations
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Synthroid when people have Heart palpitations *:
- < 1 month: 25.88 %
- 1 - 6 months: 28.24 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.29 %
Gender of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Synthroid *:
- female: 89.87 %
- male: 10.13 %
Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Synthroid *:
- 0-1: 0.08 %
- 2-9: 0.04 %
- 10-19: 0.35 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure: 244 people, 7.22%
- Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 206 people, 6.10%
- Depression: 163 people, 4.83%
- High Blood Cholesterol: 158 people, 4.68%
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 119 people, 3.52%
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix: 265 people, 7.84%
- Lipitor: 256 people, 7.58%
- Premarin: 243 people, 7.19%
- Aspirin: 238 people, 7.05%
- Fosamax: 199 people, 5.89%
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Chest Pain: 769 people, 22.76%
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 683 people, 20.22%
- Dizziness: 656 people, 19.42%
- Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 648 people, 19.18%
- Breathing Difficulty: 615 people, 18.21%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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You are not alone:
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