Levothyroxine sodium and Hypertension - from FDA reports


Summary

Hypertension 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 Hypertension 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 Apr, 27, 2017

71,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 2,548 people (3.56%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levothyroxine sodium cause Hypertension?

Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 48.48 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.73 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.58 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.03 %
  • 10+ years: 4.55 %

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

  • female: 78.9 %
  • male: 21.1 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 0.54 %
  • 10-19: 0.59 %
  • 20-29: 1.09 %
  • 30-39: 3.75 %
  • 40-49: 10.67 %
  • 50-59: 19.66 %
  • 60+: 63.54 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (380 people, 14.91%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (178 people, 6.99%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (172 people, 6.75%)
  • Depression (169 people, 6.63%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (138 people, 5.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (360 people, 14.13%)
  • Furosemide (277 people, 10.87%)
  • Lisinopril (260 people, 10.20%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (217 people, 8.52%)
  • Omeprazole (202 people, 7.93%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (391 people, 15.35%)
  • Headache (374 people, 14.68%)
  • Nausea (353 people, 13.85%)
  • Dizziness (353 people, 13.85%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (341 people, 13.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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