Levothyroxine sodium and Heartburn - from FDA reports


Summary

Heartburn 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 Synthroid, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Heartburn 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, 18, 2017

71,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 706 people (0.99%) have Heartburn


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levothyroxine sodium cause Heartburn?

Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Heartburn *:

  • < 1 month: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

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

  • female: 83.51 %
  • male: 16.49 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.37 %
  • 20-29: 1.83 %
  • 30-39: 4.94 %
  • 40-49: 14.26 %
  • 50-59: 26.69 %
  • 60+: 51.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (111 people, 15.72%)
  • Osteoporosis (87 people, 12.32%)
  • High Blood Pressure (79 people, 11.19%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (78 people, 11.05%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (65 people, 9.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (128 people, 18.13%)
  • Fosamax (115 people, 16.29%)
  • Aspirin (112 people, 15.86%)
  • Nexium (97 people, 13.74%)
  • Lisinopril (84 people, 11.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (177 people, 25.07%)
  • Depression (171 people, 24.22%)
  • Chest Pain (171 people, 24.22%)
  • Pain (157 people, 22.24%)
  • Fall (152 people, 21.53%)

* 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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