Euthyroid sick syndrome

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What is euthyroid sick syndrome?

Euthyroid sick syndrome is a condition characterized by low thyroid hormone levels in euthyroid patients that do not have a thyroid systemic illness.

Common symptoms reported by people with euthyroid sick syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with euthyroid sick syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nature's Bounty Melatonin)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with euthyroid sick syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with euthyroid sick syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
cognitive confusion difficulty waking up 5 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nature's Bounty Melatonin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
bizarre dreams cognitive confusion 4 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with euthyroid sick syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has euthyroid sick syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 0
40s 0
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from euthyroid sick syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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