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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 (latest outcomes from 70,070 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Metoprolol tartrate (latest outcomes from 40,394 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,771 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Furosemide (latest outcomes from 80,835 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,456 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Aspirin (latest outcomes from 164,460 users) has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in blood clots.

What are the conditions

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 130,015 patients) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Cytomel.

High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,143,390 patients) can be treated by Lisinopril, Atenolol, Amlodipine Besylate, Hydrochlorothiazide, Metoprolol Tartrate, Norvasc.

High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (latest reports from 454,617 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 91,080 patients) can be treated by Furosemide, Lasix, Hydrochlorothiazide, Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide, Spironolactone, Bumetanide.

Anxiety (latest reports from 1,270,394 patients) can be treated by Xanax, Klonopin, Clonazepam, Lexapro, Lorazepam, Ativan.

Bipolar 1 (mood disorder that is characterized by at least one manic or mixed episode) (latest reports from 17,743 patients) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Seroquel, Lamotrigine, Abilify, Depakote.

Blood thinner (latest reports from 2,563 patients) can be treated by Aspirin, Coumadin, Warfarin Sodium, Plavix, Pradaxa, Xarelto.

Low vitamin d levels (latest reports)

What is the symptom

Spotting (bleed during pregnancy) (latest reports from 57,993 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, menorrhagia, depression, endometriosis, menstruation irregular.

On Oct, 28, 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 on eHealthMe
Spotting (bleed during pregnancy)2 (100.00% of females aged 59 (±5) who take the drugs)

(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)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Spotting in Hypothyroidism3 (0.05% of females aged 59 (±5) who have Hypothyroidism)
Spotting in High Blood Pressure10 (0.04% of females aged 59 (±5) who have High blood pressure)
Spotting in High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides11 (0.07% of females aged 59 (±5) who have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides)
Spotting in Fluid Retention1 (0.13% of females aged 59 (±5) who have Fluid retention)
Spotting in Anxiety1 (0.01% of females aged 59 (±5) who have Anxiety)
Spotting in Bipolar 11 (0.15% of females aged 59 (±5) who have Bipolar 1)
Spotting in Blood Thinner1 (0.37% of females aged 59 (±5) who have Blood thinner)
Spotting in Low Vitamin D Levels1 (33.33% of females aged 59 (±5) who have Low vitamin d levels)

(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 effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Spotting in Levothyroxine Sodium17 (0.15% of females aged 59 (±5) who take Levothyroxine sodium)
Spotting in Metoprolol Tartrate1 (0.03% of females aged 59 (±5) who take Metoprolol tartrate)
Spotting in Simvastatin4 (0.05% of females aged 59 (±5) who take Simvastatin)
Spotting in Furosemide2 (0.03% of females aged 59 (±5) who take Furosemide)
Spotting in Gabapentin1 (0.02% of females aged 59 (±5) who take Gabapentin)
Spotting in Aspirin9 (0.06% of females aged 59 (±5) who take Aspirin)

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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