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What could cause Spotting for a 61-year old woman?

This is a personalized study for a 61 year old female patient who has Hypothyroidism, High blood pressure, High blood cholesterol and triglycerides, Fluid Retention, Anxiety, Bipolar 1, Blood Thinner, Low Vitamin D Levels. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2 female patients aged 61 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Levothyroxine sodium (what 70,024 Levothyroxine Sodium users reported?) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is used in hypothyroidism.

Metoprolol tartrate (what 40,383 Metoprolol Tartrate users reported?) has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is used in high blood pressure.

Simvastatin (what 80,754 Simvastatin users reported?) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is used in high blood cholesterol.

Furosemide (what 80,830 Furosemide users reported?) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is used in fluid retention.

Gabapentin (what 39,418 Gabapentin users reported?) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is used in pain.

Lamotrigine - 150mg (what Lamotrigine - 150mg users reported?) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is used in bipolar i disorder.

Aspirin (what 164,422 Aspirin users reported?) has active ingredients of aspirin. It is used in blood clots.

Vitamin d - 50,000 iu (what Vitamin D - 50,000 Iu users reported?) has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is used in rickets.

What are the conditions

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 129,831 patients) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Cytomel.

High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,134,230 patients) can be treated by Lisinopril, Atenolol, Amlodipine Besylate, Diovan, Hydrochlorothiazide, Metoprolol Tartrate.

High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (latest reports from 449,767 patients) can be treated by Simvastatin, Lipitor, Crestor, Pravastatin Sodium, Zocor, Atorvastatin Calcium.

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,556 patients) can be treated by Furosemide, Lasix, Hydrochlorothiazide, Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide, Spironolactone, Bumetanide.

Anxiety (latest reports from 1,274,280 patients) can be treated by Xanax, Clonazepam, Klonopin, Ativan, Lorazepam, Lexapro.

Bipolar 1 (mood disorder that is characterized by at least one manic or mixed episode) (latest reports from 17,830 patients) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Seroquel, Abilify, Lamotrigine, Depakote.

Blood thinner (latest reports from 2,538 patients) can be treated by Aspirin, Coumadin, Warfarin Sodium, Plavix, Pradaxa, Lovenox.

Low vitamin d levels (latest reports)

What is the symptom

Spotting (bleed during pregnancy) (latest reports from 57,913 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, menorrhagia, depression, endometriosis, menstruation irregular.

On Jul, 8, 2014: 2 females aged 59 (±5) who take Levothyroxine Sodium, Metoprolol Tartrate, Simvastatin, Furosemide, Gabapentin, Lamotrigine - 150MG, Aspirin, Vitamin D - 50,000 IU are studied

Levothyroxine Sodium, Metoprolol Tartrate, Simvastatin, Furosemide, Gabapentin, Lamotrigine - 150MG, Aspirin, Vitamin D - 50,000 IU outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 59

Gender: female

Conditions: Hypothyroidism, High blood pressure, High blood cholesterol and triglycerides, Fluid Retention, Anxiety, Bipolar 1, Blood Thinner, Low Vitamin D Levels

Drugs taking:
- Levothyroxine Sodium (levothyroxine sodium): used for < 1 month
- Metoprolol Tartrate - 100MG (metoprolol tartrate): used for 2 - 5 years
- Simvastatin - 40MG (simvastatin): used for 2 - 5 years
- Furosemide - 20MG (furosemide): used for 2 - 5 years
- Gabapentin - 100MG (gabapentin): used for 1 - 2 years
- Lamotrigine - 150MG (lamotrigine): used for 1 - 2 years
- Aspirin (aspirin): used for 2 - 5 years
- Vitamin D - 50,000 IU (ergocalciferol): used for 2 - 5 years

Drug interactions have: least spotting

Comments from or about the patient: I was prescribed an increase in the Levothyroxine in the past two weeks from .025 mg to 1 and 1.2 pills which would be .0375 mg. I am postmenopausal and am now spotting with some discomfort.
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports
among females aged 59 (±5) who take the drugs
Spotting (bleed during pregnancy)2 (100.00%)

(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)

SymptomNumber of reports
among females aged 59 (±5) who have the condition, regardless of which drug is taken
Spotting in Hypothyroidism3 (0.05%)
Spotting in High Blood Pressure10 (0.04%)
Spotting in High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides11 (0.07%)
Spotting in Fluid Retention1 (0.13%)
Spotting in Anxiety1 (0.01%)
Spotting in Bipolar 11 (0.15%)
Spotting in Blood Thinner1 (0.37%)
Spotting in Low Vitamin D Levels1 (33.33%)

(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)

Side effectNumber of reports
among females aged 59 (±5) who take the same drug
Spotting in Levothyroxine Sodium17 (0.15%)
Spotting in Metoprolol Tartrate1 (0.03%)
Spotting in Simvastatin4 (0.05%)
Spotting in Furosemide2 (0.03%)
Spotting in Gabapentin1 (0.02%)
Spotting in Aspirin9 (0.06%)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Levothyroxine Sodium is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Metoprolol Tartrate is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Simvastatin is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Furosemide is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Gabapentin is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Lamotrigine - 150MG is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Aspirin is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Vitamin D - 50,000 IU is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Spottingn/an/aSpottingSpottingn/an/aPyrexia
Blood Culture Positive
Cerebral Atrophy
Treatment Failure
Ischaemic Cardiomyopathy
Coagulopathy
Chest X-ray Abnormal
Occult Blood Positive
Sepsis
Septic Shock

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- support group for people who have Low Vitamin D Levels
- support group for people who have Spotting
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- support group for people who take Furosemide
- support group for people who take Gabapentin
- support group for people who take Levothyroxine Sodium
- support group for people who take Metoprolol Tartrate
- support group for people who take Simvastatin

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