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Review: could Atenolol cause Hypothyroidism?

Summary: Hypothyroidism could be caused by Atenolol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 79,901 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA and social media. Among them, 317 have Hypothyroidism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypothyroidism and more.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 79,811 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol. Among them, 317 people (0.40%) have Hypothyroidism. They amount to 0.25% of all the 128,022 people who have Hypothyroidism on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hypothyroidism in Atenolol reports

Time on Atenolol when people have Hypothyroidism * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hypothyroidism30.77%15.38%7.69%0.00%23.08%0.00%23.08%

Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Atenolol * :

FemaleMale
Hypothyroidism67.17%32.83%

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Atenolol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypothyroidism0.00%0.00%0.38%1.14%7.95%6.44%25.76%58.33%

Severity of Hypothyroidism when taking Atenolol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hypothyroidism33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hypothyroidism ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hypothyroidism0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (58 people, 18.30%)
  2. Depression (40 people, 12.62%)
  3. Osteoporosis (40 people, 12.62%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (28 people, 8.83%)
  5. Anxiety (25 people, 7.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (106 people, 33.44%)
  2. Synthroid (97 people, 30.60%)
  3. Levothyroxine sodium (52 people, 16.40%)
  4. Lasix (50 people, 15.77%)
  5. Prilosec (49 people, 15.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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