Levothyroxine sodium and Headache - from FDA reports
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 . We study 69,496 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA. Among them, 2,838 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Levothyroxine sodium has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Levothyroxine sodium 75,550 users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,239 Headache patients).
On Jan, 28, 2017
69,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 2,838 people (4.08%) have Headache
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Headache *:
- < 1 month: 36.46 %
- 1 - 6 months: 28.12 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.38 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.42 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.21 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.21 %
- 10+ years: 5.21 %
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:
- female: 85.31 %
- male: 14.69 %
Age of people who have Headache when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.34 %
- 10-19: 1.16 %
- 20-29: 3.1 %
- 30-39: 6.84 %
- 40-49: 15.71 %
- 50-59: 25.36 %
- 60+: 47.48 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypothyroidism (493 people, 17.37%)
- High Blood Pressure (302 people, 10.64%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (238 people, 8.39%)
- Depression (229 people, 8.07%)
- Thyroid Diseases (196 people, 6.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (294 people, 10.36%)
- Lisinopril (226 people, 7.96%)
- Simvastatin (201 people, 7.08%)
- Furosemide (195 people, 6.87%)
- Humira (191 people, 6.73%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (816 people, 28.75%)
- Dizziness (603 people, 21.25%)
- Fatigue (579 people, 20.40%)
- Weakness (422 people, 14.87%)
- High Blood Pressure (370 people, 13.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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