Atenolol and Hypothyroidism - from FDA reports


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 Synthroid, and have High blood pressure . We study 109,250 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA. Among them, 405 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 114,204 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, hypothyroidism, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression (latest reports from 77,433 Hypothyroidism patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

109,250 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol.
Among them, 405 people (0.37%) have Hypothyroidism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atenolol cause Hypothyroidism?

Time on Atenolol when people have Hypothyroidism *:

  • < 1 month: 31.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 31.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 6.25 %

Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Atenolol *:

  • female: 67.68 %
  • male: 32.32 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Atenolol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.64 %
  • 20-29: 1.28 %
  • 30-39: 7.05 %
  • 40-49: 8.97 %
  • 50-59: 25.96 %
  • 60+: 56.09 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (88 people, 21.73%)
  • Depression (44 people, 10.86%)
  • Osteoporosis (40 people, 9.88%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (36 people, 8.89%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (28 people, 6.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (119 people, 29.38%)
  • Aspirin (96 people, 23.70%)
  • Lipitor (58 people, 14.32%)
  • Lasix (56 people, 13.83%)
  • Prilosec (52 people, 12.84%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (93 people, 22.96%)
  • High Blood Pressure (89 people, 21.98%)
  • Weakness (83 people, 20.49%)
  • Pain (83 people, 20.49%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (80 people, 19.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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