A study for a 2 year old boy who takes Levothyroxine Sodium - from FDA reports


585 males aged 2 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 2 year old male patient who has Hypothyroidism. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Sep, 12, 2017

585 males aged 2 (±5) who take Levothyroxine Sodium are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Levothyroxine Sodium for a 2-year old boy.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 2
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Hypothyroidism
  • Drugs taken:
    • Levothyroxine Sodium (levothyroxine sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Petechiae: 0 (0% of males aged 2 (±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

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Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • accidental drug intake by child
  • accidental overdose (therapeutic agent)
  • device related infection
  • screaming
  • arrhythmias
  • urine odor abnormal
  • liver disorder
  • drowsiness
  • cardiac enzymes increased
  • dermatitis diaper
1 - 6 months:
  • feeding disorder neonatal
  • weight decreased
  • drowsiness
  • fever
  • device related infection
  • gastroenteritis
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • liver disorder
  • staphylococcal sepsis
  • arrhythmia neonatal
6 - 12 months:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • atrial septal defect
  • respiratory distress syndrome (rds) in infants
  • tremor neonatal
  • hypospadias
  • small for dates baby
  • ventricular septal defect
  • pulmonary valve stenosis congenital
  • hypertonia neonatal
  • patent ductus arteriosus
1 - 2 years:
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone abnormal
  • the flu
  • bronchiolitis
2 - 5 years:
  • energy increased
  • dyskinesia
5 - 10 years:
  • seizures
  • influenza like illness
10+ years:
not specified:
  • fever
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • nausea and vomiting
  • dehydration
  • diarrhea
  • premature baby
  • fatigue
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • headache
  • breathing difficulty

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypopituitarism (61 people, 10.43%)
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency (33 people, 5.64%)
  • Depression (30 people, 5.13%)
  • Epilepsy (21 people, 3.59%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 2.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cortef (46 people, 7.86%)
  • Genotropin (40 people, 6.84%)
  • Synagis (35 people, 5.98%)
  • Hydrocortisone (35 people, 5.98%)
  • Nutropin Aq (25 people, 4.27%)

* 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)

What are the symtoms?

  • Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, atrial fibrillation/flutter, depression (latest reports from 8,776 Petechiae patients).

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