Will you have Tiredness with Synthroid - from FDA reports

Summary

Tiredness is found among people who take Synthroid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 161,620 people who have side effects when taking Synthroid from FDA, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on levothyroxine sodium (the active ingredients of Synthroid) and Synthroid (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Tiredness are also considered in the study.

What is Synthroid?

Synthroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Synthroid 170,727 users)

What is Tiredness?

Tiredness has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 512,720 Tiredness patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 15, 2019

161,620 people reported to have side effects when taking Synthroid.
Among them, 13,526 people (8.37%) have Tiredness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Synthroid cause Tiredness?

Time on Synthroid when people have Tiredness *:

  • < 1 month: 23.97 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.93 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.94 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.77 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.57 %
  • 10+ years: 19.56 %

Gender of people who have Tiredness when taking Synthroid *:

  • female: 81.8 %
  • male: 18.2 %

Age of people who have Tiredness when taking Synthroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 0.61 %
  • 20-29: 1.56 %
  • 30-39: 5.54 %
  • 40-49: 12.77 %
  • 50-59: 22.5 %
  • 60+: 56.79 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 931 people, 6.88%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 878 people, 6.49%
  3. Depression: 704 people, 5.20%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol: 697 people, 5.15%
  5. Pain: 622 people, 4.60%
  6. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 591 people, 4.37%
  7. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 573 people, 4.24%
  8. Stress And Anxiety: 487 people, 3.60%
  9. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 450 people, 3.33%
  10. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 412 people, 3.05%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lasix: 1,207 people, 8.92%
  2. Lipitor: 1,092 people, 8.07%
  3. Aspirin: 834 people, 6.17%
  4. Prilosec: 822 people, 6.08%
  5. Xanax: 804 people, 5.94%
  6. Nexium: 791 people, 5.85%
  7. Vitamin D: 782 people, 5.78%
  8. Tylenol: 709 people, 5.24%
  9. Coumadin: 686 people, 5.07%
  10. Ambien: 673 people, 4.98%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Weakness: 3,117 people, 23.04%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2,874 people, 21.25%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 2,115 people, 15.64%
  4. Dizziness: 2,060 people, 15.23%
  5. Breathing Difficulty: 1,886 people, 13.94%
  6. Diarrhea: 1,878 people, 13.88%
  7. Pain: 1,819 people, 13.45%
  8. Joint Pain: 1,716 people, 12.69%
  9. Stress And Anxiety: 1,430 people, 10.57%
  10. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 1,409 people, 10.42%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


Do you have Tiredness while taking Synthroid?

You are not alone:





Results from eHealthMe (non-FDA) reports of Tiredness with Synthroid

Severity of Tiredness *:
  • least: 3.58 %
  • moderate: 50.49 %
  • severe: 37.13 %
  • most severe: 8.79 %
How people recovered from Tiredness *:
  • while on drug: 2.84 %
  • after off the drug: 4.96 %
  • not yet: 92.2 %
Effectiveness of Synthroid when people have Tiredness *:
  • not at all: 2.45 %
  • somewhat: 17.83 %
  • moderate: 29.72 %
  • high: 35.66 %
  • very high: 14.34 %
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 0.8 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0 %
  • Asian: 1.2 %
  • Hispanic: 4.82 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.4 %
  • Two or more races: 1.61 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 91.16 %

* Approximation only.


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