Review: could Levothyroxine Sodium cause Ed?


Summary

Ed is found among people who take Levothyroxine Sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Amoxicillin, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 65,372 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 125 have Ed. Find out below who they are, when they have Ed 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 68,097 users)

Ed

Ed has been reported by people with back pain, erection problems, optic ischaemic neuropathy, chest pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 33,628 Ed patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

65,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 125 people (0.19%) have Ed


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levothyroxine sodium cause Ed?

Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Ed *:

  • < 1 month: 10 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25 %
  • 10+ years: 15 %

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

  • female: 7.2 %
  • male: 92.8 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.12 %
  • 30-39: 8.33 %
  • 40-49: 15.62 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 56.25 %

Severity if Ed when taking Levothyroxine Sodium **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 30.43 %
  • severe: 56.52 %
  • most severe: 13.04 %

How people recovered from Ed **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 12.5 %
  • not yet: 87.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (20 people)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (19 people)
  • Thyroid Disorder (17 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people)
  • Pain In Jaw (12 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Amoxicillin (23 people)
  • Neurontin (21 people)
  • Aspirin (21 people)
  • Lipitor (18 people)
  • Nexium (17 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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