A study for a 77 year old man who takes Levothyroxine Sodium - from FDA reports


Summary

11,762 males aged 77 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 77 year old male patient who has Hypothyroidism. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Sep, 14, 2017

11,762 males aged 77 (±5) who take Levothyroxine Sodium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levothyroxine Sodium for a 77-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 77
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Hypothyroidism
  • Drugs taken:
    • Levothyroxine Sodium (levothyroxine sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Balance Disorder: 26 (0.22% of males aged 77 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Confusion: 44 (0.37% of males aged 77 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Diarrhea: 174 (1.48% of males aged 77 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • respiratory acidosis
  • urinary incontinence
  • dehydration
  • loss of bladder sensation
  • weakness
  • diarrhea
  • febrile neutropenia
  • pneumonia
  • hypotension
  • lung disorder
1 - 6 months:
  • fatigue
  • weakness
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • acute kidney failure
  • thrombocytopenia
  • urinary incontinence
  • loss of bladder sensation
  • accidental overdose (therapeutic agent)
  • heart palpitations
6 - 12 months:
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • cardiogenic shock
  • accidental overdose (therapeutic agent)
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • heart rate irregular
  • carotid artery stenosis
  • heart palpitations
  • coronary heart disease
  • stable angina
  • febrile neutropenia
1 - 2 years:
  • cardiac failure
  • nausea and vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • weakness
  • appetite - decreased
  • hoarseness or changing voice
  • weight decreased
  • dizziness
  • stress and anxiety
  • pain
2 - 5 years:
  • pneumonia
  • fall
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone decreased
  • joint swelling
  • oedema peripheral
  • malaise
  • cystoid macular oedema
  • pleural effusion
  • spinal osteoarthritis
5 - 10 years:
  • haemorrhagic stroke
  • fever
  • nasal congestion
  • feeling abnormal
  • nosebleed
  • ageusia
  • oral discomfort
  • meningitis
  • coronary artery bypass
  • mastoid disorder
10+ years:
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone increased
  • sepsis
  • hyperthyroidism
  • weakness
  • pneumonia
  • duodenal ulcer haemorrhage
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • haematuria
  • death
not specified:
  • weakness
  • fatigue
  • breathing difficulty
  • diarrhea
  • drug ineffective
  • dizziness
  • pneumonia
  • fall
  • nausea
  • weight decreased

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (1,232 people, 10.47%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (955 people, 8.12%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (905 people, 7.69%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (684 people, 5.82%)
  • Diabetes (498 people, 4.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (1,503 people, 12.78%)
  • Lasix (1,173 people, 9.97%)
  • Lipitor (1,094 people, 9.30%)
  • Simvastatin (999 people, 8.49%)
  • Furosemide (822 people, 6.99%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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What are the drugs?

What are the conditions?

  • Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine sodium, Levothyroxine thyroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid (latest reports from 85,731 Hypothyroidism patients)

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