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From FDA reports: side effects of Levothyroxine 112 Mcg Lannett for a Female patient aged 71

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On Jun, 24, 2014: 173,530 people who reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine 112 Mcg Lannett are studied

Trend of Levothyroxine 112 Mcg Lannett's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (3733596)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 71

Gender: female

Conditions: Hypothyroidism

Drugs taking:
- Levothyroxine 112 Mcg Lannett: used for < 1 month

Side effects have: Product Substitution Issue, Arthralgia

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among females aged 71 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Product Substitution Issue82 (0.29%)
Arthralgia (joint pain)3,702 (12.93%)

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 71 (±5) in the use of Levothyroxine 112 Mcg Lannett:

Side effectNumber of reports
Asthenia (weakness)5,118
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)4,856
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)4,774
Diarrhoea4,347
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)3,961
Arthralgia (joint pain)3,702
Dizziness3,345
Drug Ineffective2,758
Fall2,704
Pain2,620

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 71 (±5) in long term use of Levothyroxine 112 Mcg Lannett:

Side effectNumber of reports
Diarrhoea54
Anxiety52
Anaemia (lack of blood)40
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)39
Tooth Infection (pus formation in tooth)39
Pneumonia38
Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)32
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)24
Angiopathy (generic term for a disease of the blood vessels)24
Fistula (an abnormal connection or passageway between two)24

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Product Substitution Issue658 (0.38%)
Arthralgia (joint pain)18,750 (10.81%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Levothyroxine 112 Mcg Lannett:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)28,090
Asthenia (weakness)26,490
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)25,942
Diarrhoea22,341
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)22,170
Dizziness17,469
Drug Ineffective16,870
Pain16,728
Headache (pain in head)16,600
Fall13,784

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Levothyroxine 112 Mcg Lannett:

Side effectNumber of reports
Anxiety511
Pain307
Asthenia (weakness)271
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)241
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)235
Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)234
Weight Increased220
Depression200
Chest Pain167
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)160

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