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 . We study 69,496 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA. Among them, 3,166 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness 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 75,554 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 271,978 Dizziness patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

69,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 3,166 people (4.56%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levothyroxine sodium cause Dizziness?

Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 38.61 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.89 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.95 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.95 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.96 %
  • 10+ years: 3.96 %

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

  • female: 79.23 %
  • male: 20.77 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 0.77 %
  • 20-29: 1.95 %
  • 30-39: 5.32 %
  • 40-49: 11.56 %
  • 50-59: 20.48 %
  • 60+: 59.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (561 people, 17.72%)
  • High Blood Pressure (405 people, 12.79%)
  • Depression (243 people, 7.68%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (190 people, 6.00%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (186 people, 5.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (439 people, 13.87%)
  • Omeprazole (277 people, 8.75%)
  • Furosemide (277 people, 8.75%)
  • Lisinopril (260 people, 8.21%)
  • Simvastatin (242 people, 7.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (829 people, 26.18%)
  • Weakness (651 people, 20.56%)
  • Fatigue (643 people, 20.31%)
  • Headache (603 people, 19.05%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (456 people, 14.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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