Who have Memory loss with Synthroid - from FDA reports


Memory loss 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 Lipitor, and have Depression. 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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On Dec, 14, 2018

157,621 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 3,024 people (1.92%) have Memory loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Memory loss?

Time on Synthroid when people have Memory loss *:

  • < 1 month: 13.21 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.66 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.77 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.42 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.21 %
  • 10+ years: 30.19 %

Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 86.19 %
  • male: 13.81 %

Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.04 %
  • 10-19: 0.44 %
  • 20-29: 2.13 %
  • 30-39: 6.78 %
  • 40-49: 15.12 %
  • 50-59: 24.04 %
  • 60+: 51.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression: 280 people, 9.26%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 258 people, 8.53%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 237 people, 7.84%
  4. Pain: 232 people, 7.67%
  5. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 203 people, 6.71%
  6. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 172 people, 5.69%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 144 people, 4.76%
  8. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 130 people, 4.30%
  9. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 118 people, 3.90%
  10. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 116 people, 3.84%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lipitor: 291 people, 9.62%
  2. Xanax: 231 people, 7.64%
  3. Ambien: 225 people, 7.44%
  4. Nexium: 224 people, 7.41%
  5. Lyrica: 224 people, 7.41%
  6. Prilosec: 222 people, 7.34%
  7. Neurontin: 218 people, 7.21%
  8. Aspirin: 209 people, 6.91%
  9. Lasix: 202 people, 6.68%
  10. Cymbalta: 200 people, 6.61%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 667 people, 22.06%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 510 people, 16.87%
  3. Weakness: 489 people, 16.17%
  4. Dizziness: 447 people, 14.78%
  5. Headache (pain in head): 442 people, 14.62%
  6. Fall: 415 people, 13.72%
  7. Confusional State: 414 people, 13.69%
  8. Depression: 411 people, 13.59%
  9. Pain: 406 people, 13.43%
  10. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 398 people, 13.16%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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