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 High blood pressure.
We study 80,090 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 has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 82,763 Atenolol users)
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 49,666 Hypothyroidism patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 80,084 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol. Among them, 318 people (0.40%) have Hypothyroidism.
Time on Atenolol when people have Hypothyroidism * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Atenolol * :
Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Atenolol * :
Severity of Hypothyroidism when taking Atenolol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hypothyroidism ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (59 people, 18.55%)
- Depression (40 people, 12.58%)
- Osteoporosis (40 people, 12.58%)
- Hypothyroidism (29 people, 9.12%)
- Anxiety (25 people, 7.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (106 people, 33.33%)
- Synthroid (97 people, 30.50%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (53 people, 16.67%)
- Lasix (50 people, 15.72%)
- Prilosec (49 people, 15.41%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 67-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development), Dry Mouth, Weight Gain, Sleepiness - During The Day (excess sleeping during day time)
- A study of side effects of Atenolol for a 31-year old man with Hypertension. The patient has Erectile Dysfunction
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Proair Hfa, Ginger Root, Simvastatin, Probiotic, Flomax, Humulin R, Atenolol, Rocephin, Doxycycline Hyclate for a 57-year old man with Hypertension, Chronic Bronchitis, Health, High Blood Cholesterol, General Physical Health Deterioration, Cancer - Prostate, Type 2 Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Respiratory Tract Congestion, Infection - Ear. The patient has Low Blood Sugar
- A study of side effects of Provera for a 20-year old woman with Amenorrhoea. The patient has Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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