Levothyroxine sodium and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache 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 Headache 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 May, 02, 2017

71,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 2,940 people (4.11%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levothyroxine sodium cause Headache?

Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 36.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.91 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.89 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.95 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.95 %
  • 10+ years: 4.95 %

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

  • female: 85.18 %
  • male: 14.82 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.33 %
  • 10-19: 1.21 %
  • 20-29: 3.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.93 %
  • 40-49: 15.52 %
  • 50-59: 25.32 %
  • 60+: 47.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (511 people, 17.38%)
  • High Blood Pressure (306 people, 10.41%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (240 people, 8.16%)
  • Depression (235 people, 7.99%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (199 people, 6.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (294 people, 10.00%)
  • Lisinopril (226 people, 7.69%)
  • Simvastatin (201 people, 6.84%)
  • Synthroid (195 people, 6.63%)
  • Furosemide (195 people, 6.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (844 people, 28.71%)
  • Dizziness (618 people, 21.02%)
  • Fatigue (612 people, 20.82%)
  • Weakness (443 people, 15.07%)
  • Diarrhea (376 people, 12.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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