Levothyroxine sodium and Dizziness - from FDA reports


Summary

Dizziness 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 Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Dizziness with Levothyroxine sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 71,541 people who have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 21, 2017

71,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 3,279 people (4.58%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levothyroxine sodium cause Dizziness?

Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 41.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.71 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.86 %
  • 10+ years: 1.9 %

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

  • female: 79.31 %
  • male: 20.69 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 0.74 %
  • 20-29: 1.93 %
  • 30-39: 5.31 %
  • 40-49: 11.36 %
  • 50-59: 20.5 %
  • 60+: 59.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (582 people, 17.75%)
  • High Blood Pressure (417 people, 12.72%)
  • Depression (247 people, 7.53%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (193 people, 5.89%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (189 people, 5.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (440 people, 13.42%)
  • Omeprazole (277 people, 8.45%)
  • Furosemide (277 people, 8.45%)
  • Lisinopril (260 people, 7.93%)
  • Simvastatin (243 people, 7.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (860 people, 26.23%)
  • Fatigue (680 people, 20.74%)
  • Weakness (660 people, 20.13%)
  • Headache (618 people, 18.85%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (464 people, 14.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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 77,719 users)

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