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

This is a personalized study for a 71 year old female patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 173,530 people who take the same drug and have side effectsfrom FDA.

On Sep, 23, 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)2,470 (8.63%)

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)4,774
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)3,961
Asthenia (weakness)3,638
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)3,370
Dizziness3,345
Diarrhoea3,029
Drug Ineffective2,758
Fall2,704
Pain2,620
Arthralgia (joint pain)2,470

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Anaemia (lack of blood)40
Pneumonia38
Anxiety37
Diarrhoea36
Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)32
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)26
Tooth Infection (pus formation in tooth)26
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)12,506 (7.21%)

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)25,942
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)22,170
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)19,446
Asthenia (weakness)18,797
Dizziness17,469
Drug Ineffective16,870
Pain16,728
Headache (pain in head)16,600
Diarrhoea15,500
Fall13,784

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Anxiety348
Pain307
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)241
Weight Increased220
Depression200
Asthenia (weakness)187
Chest Pain167
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)160
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)157
Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)156

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