Review: could Levothyroxine Sodium cause Intraocular Pressure Increased?


Summary

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 . We study 65,801 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 53 have Intraocular pressure increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Intraocular pressure increased and more.

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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 74,676 users)

Intraocular Pressure Increased

Intraocular pressure increased has been reported by people with eye pain, breathing difficulty, ocular hyperaemia, eye pruritus, visual acuity reduced (latest reports from 8,792 Intraocular pressure increased patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

65,801 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 53 people (0.08%) have Intraocular Pressure Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levothyroxine sodium cause Intraocular pressure increased?

Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Intraocular Pressure Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Intraocular Pressure Increased when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:

  • female: 84.62 %
  • male: 15.38 %

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: 2.5 %
  • 40-49: 15.0 %
  • 50-59: 20.0 %
  • 60+: 62.5 %

Severity if Intraocular Pressure Increased when taking Levothyroxine Sodium **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Glaucoma (16 people, 30.19%)
  • Thyroid Disorder (13 people, 24.53%)
  • Hypertension (13 people, 24.53%)
  • Hypothyroidism (12 people, 22.64%)
  • Osteoporosis (6 people, 11.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xalatan (15 people, 28.30%)
  • Latanoprost (10 people, 18.87%)
  • Synthroid (7 people, 13.21%)
  • Timolol Maleate (6 people, 11.32%)
  • Avapro (6 people, 11.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vision Blurred (9 people, 16.98%)
  • Fatigue (9 people, 16.98%)
  • Influenza (8 people, 15.09%)
  • Pain (7 people, 13.21%)
  • Dyspnoea (7 people, 13.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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