Levothyroxine sodium and Joint pain - from FDA reports
Joint pain 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 Humira, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Joint pain 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, 28, 2017
71,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 2,162 people (3.02%) have Joint Pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Joint Pain *:
- < 1 month: 32.56 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.58 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.65 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.63 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6.98 %
- 5 - 10 years: 16.28 %
- 10+ years: 2.33 %
Gender of people who have Joint Pain when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:
- female: 83.29 %
- male: 16.71 %
Age of people who have Joint Pain when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.06 %
- 2-9: 0.06 %
- 10-19: 0.51 %
- 20-29: 1.99 %
- 30-39: 4.09 %
- 40-49: 12.62 %
- 50-59: 24.96 %
- 60+: 55.71 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypothyroidism (365 people, 16.88%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (292 people, 13.51%)
- Osteoporosis (246 people, 11.38%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (214 people, 9.90%)
- High Blood Pressure (213 people, 9.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira (289 people, 13.37%)
- Aspirin (258 people, 11.93%)
- Lipitor (196 people, 9.07%)
- Prednisone (189 people, 8.74%)
- Methotrexate (169 people, 7.82%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (467 people, 21.60%)
- Pain In Extremity (454 people, 21.00%)
- Pain (451 people, 20.86%)
- Weakness (379 people, 17.53%)
- Back Pain (366 people, 16.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Joint pain when taking 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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