Review: could Levothyroxine Sodium cause Burning Mouth Syndrome?


Burning mouth syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Levothyroxine Sodium. We study 65,811 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Burning mouth syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Burning mouth syndrome 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 75,479 users)

Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning mouth syndrome (pain in the mouth and burning sensation on tongue) has been reported by people with depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, sleep disorder (latest reports from 377 Burning mouth syndrome patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

65,811 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 2 people (0.0%) have Burning Mouth Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levothyroxine sodium cause Burning mouth syndrome?

Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Burning Mouth Syndrome *:

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

Gender of people who have Burning Mouth Syndrome when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Burning Mouth Syndrome when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Severity of Burning Mouth Syndrome **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vitamin D Deficiency (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Ulcers (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Thyroid Gland Removal (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Osteoporosis Postmenopausal (1 person, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Vitamin D (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Folic Acid (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Diovan (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Albuterol (1 person, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tongue Dry (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Tongue Biting (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Numbness (1 person, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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