A study for a 43 year old woman who takes Levothyroxine Sodium - from FDA reports


Summary

22,175 females aged 43 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 43 year old female patient who has Hypothyroid, Bipolar Affective Disorder. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Sep, 13, 2017

22,175 females aged 43 (±5) who take Levothyroxine Sodium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levothyroxine Sodium for a 43-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 43
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Hypothyroid, Bipolar Affective Disorder
  • Drugs taken:
    • Levothyroxine Sodium (levothyroxine sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • fatigue
  • heart palpitations
  • nausea
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • stress and anxiety
  • drowsiness
  • insomnia
  • hair loss
  • swelling face
1 - 6 months:
  • fatigue
  • heart palpitations
  • drug ineffective
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone increased
  • headache
  • stress and anxiety
  • weight increased
  • hair loss
  • feeling abnormal
  • diarrhea
6 - 12 months:
  • deep venous thrombosis
  • general physical health deterioration
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • cervix carcinoma
  • renal impairment
  • metabolic acidosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pain
  • feeling abnormal
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone increased
1 - 2 years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • stress and anxiety
  • breathing difficulty
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • deep venous thrombosis
  • drug intolerance
  • oedema peripheral
2 - 5 years:
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • injury
  • fatigue
  • weight increased
  • breathing difficulty
  • stress and anxiety
  • hair loss
  • weakness
  • emotional distress
5 - 10 years:
  • hyperthyroidism
  • fatigue
  • joint pain
  • pain
  • stress and anxiety
  • nausea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
  • bone pain
10+ years:
  • pain
  • deep venous thrombosis
  • stress and anxiety
  • pulmonary embolism
  • injury
  • emotional distress
  • mobility decreased
  • swelling
  • depression
  • feeling abnormal
not specified:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • stress and anxiety
  • dizziness
  • chest pain
  • breathing difficulty
  • weakness

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (1,802 people, 8.13%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1,459 people, 6.58%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (1,258 people, 5.67%)
  • Pain (1,120 people, 5.05%)
  • High Blood Pressure (1,039 people, 4.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (1,569 people, 7.08%)
  • Methotrexate (1,039 people, 4.69%)
  • Cymbalta (1,012 people, 4.56%)
  • Xanax (1,000 people, 4.51%)
  • Prednisone (952 people, 4.29%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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