Levothyroxine sodium and Agitation - from FDA reports


Summary

Agitation is found among people who take Levothyroxine Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression . We study 69,496 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA. Among them, 816 have Agitation. Find out below who they are, when they have Agitation and more.

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Levothyroxine Sodium

Levothyroxine sodium has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Levothyroxine sodium 75,550 users)

Agitation

Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, quit smoking (latest reports from 76,701 Agitation patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

69,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 816 people (1.17%) have Agitation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levothyroxine sodium cause Agitation?

Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Agitation *:

  • < 1 month: 46.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 23.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Agitation when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:

  • female: 75.16 %
  • male: 24.84 %

Age of people who have Agitation when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.73 %
  • 2-9: 0.88 %
  • 10-19: 1.76 %
  • 20-29: 2.64 %
  • 30-39: 4.39 %
  • 40-49: 12.59 %
  • 50-59: 24.3 %
  • 60+: 52.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (109 people, 13.36%)
  • Hypothyroidism (102 people, 12.50%)
  • High Blood Pressure (49 people, 6.00%)
  • Pain (47 people, 5.76%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (43 people, 5.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (101 people, 12.38%)
  • Omeprazole (76 people, 9.31%)
  • Furosemide (63 people, 7.72%)
  • Lorazepam (62 people, 7.60%)
  • Lisinopril (54 people, 6.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (161 people, 19.73%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (148 people, 18.14%)
  • Confusional State (136 people, 16.67%)
  • Fatigue (120 people, 14.71%)
  • Nausea (110 people, 13.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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