Review: could Levothyroxine Sodium cause Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia?


Autoimmune thrombocytopenia is found among people who take Levothyroxine Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Aspirin Plus C, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 65,814 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Autoimmune thrombocytopenia. Find out below who they are, when they have Autoimmune thrombocytopenia and more.

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 86 million people have used us. 300+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>

Levothyroxine Sodium

Levothyroxine sodium has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Levothyroxine sodium 75,481 users)

Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia

Autoimmune thrombocytopenia (isolated low platelet count (thrombocytopenia) with normal bone marrow and the absence of other causes of thrombocytopenia) has been reported by people with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 983 Autoimmune thrombocytopenia patients).

On Oct, 23, 2016

65,814 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 14 people (0.02%) have Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levothyroxine sodium cause Autoimmune thrombocytopenia?

Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 100 %

Gender of people who have Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:

  • female: 92.31 %
  • male: 7.69 %

Age of people who have Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 9.09 %
  • 40-49: 18.18 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 72.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (5 people, 35.71%)
  • Sleep Disorder (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Constipation (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Bone Pain (4 people, 28.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Wet Comod (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Tirgon (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Meloxicam (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Magnesium Sulfate (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Aspirin Plus C (4 people, 28.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Respiratory Tract Infection (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Pneumonia (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Platelet Count Decreased (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Epstein-Barr Virus Antibody Positive (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Thrombosis (2 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Autoimmune thrombocytopenia when taking Levothyroxine sodium?

Browse all side effects of Levothyroxine sodium

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Autoimmune thrombocytopenia

Autoimmune thrombocytopenia

Could your condition cause Autoimmune thrombocytopenia

Autoimmune thrombocytopenia

Related studies

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Levothyroxine sodium, Autoimmune thrombocytopenia

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Levothyroxine sodium, Autoimmune thrombocytopenia

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.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.