Levothyroxine sodium and Intraocular pressure increased - from FDA reports
Intraocular pressure increased 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 Xalatan, and have Glaucoma. This review analyzes which people have Intraocular pressure increased 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, 15, 2017
71,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 58 people (0.08%) have Intraocular Pressure Increased
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Intraocular Pressure Increased *:
- < 1 month: 50 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 50 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Intraocular Pressure Increased when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:
- female: 85.71 %
- male: 14.29 %
Age of people who have Intraocular Pressure Increased when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2.27 %
- 40-49: 13.64 %
- 50-59: 18.18 %
- 60+: 65.91 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Glaucoma (16 people, 27.59%)
- Thyroid Diseases (13 people, 22.41%)
- High Blood Pressure (13 people, 22.41%)
- Hypothyroidism (12 people, 20.69%)
- Osteoporosis (6 people, 10.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xalatan (18 people, 31.03%)
- Latanoprost (10 people, 17.24%)
- Trusopt (9 people, 15.52%)
- Synthroid (7 people, 12.07%)
- Timolol Maleate (6 people, 10.34%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- The Flu (11 people, 18.97%)
- Vision Blurred (10 people, 17.24%)
- Thyroid Diseases (10 people, 17.24%)
- Fatigue (10 people, 17.24%)
- Breathing Difficulty (10 people, 17.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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