Levothyroxine sodium and Autoimmune thrombocytopenia - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Magnesium Sulfate, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 69,496 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA. Among them, 14 have Autoimmune thrombocytopenia. Find out below who they are, when they have Autoimmune thrombocytopenia 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)

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 984 Autoimmune thrombocytopenia patients).

On Feb, 09, 2017

69,496 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%)
  • Pain (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 *:

  • Meloxicam (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Magnesium Sulfate (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Revlimid (3 people, 21.43%)
  • Dexamethasone (3 people, 21.43%)
  • Aldactone (3 people, 21.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Thrombocytopenia (3 people, 21.43%)
  • Haematemesis (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Fluid Overload (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Epstein-Barr Virus Antibody Positive (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (2 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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