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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 Mar, 24, 2015: 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%)
Arthralgia2,470 (8.63%)

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Nausea4,774
Fatigue3,961
Asthenia3,638
Dyspnoea3,370
Dizziness3,345
Diarrhoea3,029
Drug Ineffective2,758
Fall2,704
Pain2,620
Arthralgia2,470

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Anaemia40
Pneumonia38
Anxiety37
Diarrhoea36
Osteomyelitis32
Angina Pectoris26
Tooth Infection26
Nausea24
Angiopathy24
Fistula24

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%)
Arthralgia12,506 (7.21%)

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Nausea25,942
Fatigue22,170
Dyspnoea19,446
Asthenia18,797
Dizziness17,469
Drug Ineffective16,870
Pain16,728
Headache16,600
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
Fatigue241
Weight Increased220
Depression200
Asthenia187
Chest Pain167
Pulmonary Embolism160
Dyspnoea157
Deep Vein Thrombosis156

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