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Review: could Atenolol cause Hypothyroidism?





Summary: Hypothyroidism is found among people who take Atenolol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 80,052 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA and social media. Among them, 318 have Hypothyroidism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypothyroidism and more.

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Atenolol

Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 82,721 users)

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Hypothyroidism 43,269 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 80,038 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol. Among them, 318 people (0.40%) have Hypothyroidism.

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
Hypothyroidism28.57%14.29%7.14%0.00%21.43%0.00%28.57%

Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Atenolol * :

FemaleMale
Hypothyroidism67.27%32.73%

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Atenolol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypothyroidism0.00%0.00%0.38%1.13%7.92%6.42%26.04%58.11%

Severity of Hypothyroidism when taking Atenolol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hypothyroidism25.00%50.00%25.00%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 (59 people, 18.55%)
  2. Depression (40 people, 12.58%)
  3. Osteoporosis (40 people, 12.58%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (29 people, 9.12%)
  5. Anxiety (25 people, 7.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (106 people, 33.33%)
  2. Synthroid (97 people, 30.50%)
  3. Levothyroxine sodium (53 people, 16.67%)
  4. Lasix (50 people, 15.72%)
  5. Prilosec (49 people, 15.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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